Harmonica Recital featuring Danilo Marrone

Time: 
Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: 
Meeting Room

Enjoy the versatile sounds of the harmonica during this entertaining and informative show, great for all ages.  Danilo Marrone will open your ears and minds to this much beloved instrument that can be heard in all genres of music.  This performance and Q&A session may even move you to try it out for yourself.  Bring your harmonica if you have one!

As always, a big mahalo to Friends of the Aina Haina Public Library for program support.

Master Mime Todd Farley Presents "Mime Classics"

Time: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Location: 
Children's Area

Join us for a special lecture and demonstration for children which will showcase mime's enduring charm of illusions. The children will see commom illusions such as the wall, the walk and other illusions in the context of classic children's tales.

This program is produced by the UH Manoa Outreach College's Statewide Cultural Extension Program with funding provided by the Friends of the Library of Hawaii, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The Fairy Grandmother Presents a Magical Christmas!

Time: 
Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 10:30am - 11:15am
Location: 
Meeting Room

Please join us for a delightful story time with the Fairy Grandmother as she shares stories, songs, and also performs special magic tricks to celebrate the Holiday Season! This program is perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and their adult caregivers. Funding for the program is provided by the Friends of the Aina Haina Public Library.

Make-and-Take Gift Tag Workshop

Time: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: 
Meeting Room

Learn to make embossed and die-cut holiday gift tags and a gift card box from papercrafter Leona Lin. At the end of the workshop, each participant will get to take home what they have made!

Limit of 15 participants; call 377-2456 during open hours or come to the Reference desk to sign up.

Many thanks to the Friends of the Aina Haina Public Library for providing funding for this program.

Booktalk featuring Sonia Patel

Time: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: 
Meeting Room

Debut author Sonia Patel will present a book talk on her new young adult novel, Rani Patel in Full Effect. Sonia Patel is a teen psychologist specializing in teen and family issues. She will discuss teen identity development through culture, family, and struggle, using protagonist sixteen-year-old Rani’s journey and her rap poetry as the example. Her book draws on her experience as a first-generation Indian immigrant experiencing the Hawaiian culture.

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