Annual Book Sale

Mark your calendar! The much anticipated Annual Book Sale by the Friends of the Aina Haina Public Library is scheduled on Friday-Saturday, September 23-24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.! A large selection of used books, CDs and DVDs will be available at bargain price. Look for the sale stations in front of the library, the ongoing book sale area and the meeting room. All proceeds raised will benefit the Aina Haina Public Library for programs, library materials and office supplies. For more information, call the library at 377-2456.

Afterschool Teen Movie With Snacks

Time: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Teens grade 6-12 are invited to come relax and enjoy free snacks in the Meeting Room while we show a collection of short animated movies from the Pixar studio.

Our movie licensing agreement does not allow us to reveal the movie via website, but feel free to call us or ask us in person during library hours to find out what we will be showing. Hint: included filmlets feature a bouncing sheep, a very enthusiastic and very large bird, and a small green monster with only one eye.

Mahalo to the Friends of the Aina Haina Public Library for providing funding for snacks.

Creative Coding 4 Kids

Time: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
Meeting Room

Coding is about breaking a big idea into small codable parts, and solivng complex puzzles and problems with clever solutions, with many possible "right" answers. Harnessing students own motivation is key, because it helps kids overcome the inevitable frustration of coding. Real coding is much more about debugging than writing code. Learning to fail, then debug, then succeed, teaches emotional resilience, a crucial life skill. Anna Leonid from Creative Coding 4 Kids will teach children 8-12 years of age to write their own custom video games, using Scratch developed at MIT specifically to teach kids to code. Space is limited to 12 per class. Please call or visit the library and sign up at the reference desk.

Hanafuda Na Pua Hawaii

Time: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Meeting Room

Please join us to learn to play a Hawaiian version of Hanafuda, an ancient Japanese matching game using cards! Hanafuda is suitable for all ages and perfect for bringing generations a little closer together. Author Helen Nakano and her group of sensei will share stories and instructions for this entertaining game. After the program, Hanafuda sets featuring native Hawaiian plants, birds, and ocean life will be available for purchase.

Regenerative Medicine with Dr. Dwight Lin

Time: 
Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

What is PRP (platelet rich plasma)? Did you know that most people with painful shoulders or knees can recover without surgery and without addictive painkillers? Did you know that cortisone (steroid) injections are toxic to cartilage and tendons?

Learn about cutting edge care for osteoarthritis and how platelets and stem cells can nurture the healing process for injured joints and tendons.

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