The New Sense-Sational Show

Saturday, January 8, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's area

What are the five senses and how do we use them? This show takes into consideration young children's developmental level and puts them at the center of the production. Part performance, part participation, this new take on a popular Honolulu Theatre for Youth production offers plenty to see! And smell! And hear! And touch! And even to taste!

Special Story Time with Santa's Visit Tomorrow!

Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa will visit our story time at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow! Take a picture with Santa and make a decorated ornament out of it to take home. Also, don't forget to join us in "Sing Along with Uncle Wayne" next Wednesday, December 22 for another fun-filled program.

Origami Folding with Scott Macri

Saturday, November 27, 2010 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room

Engage yourself in some formal origami folding lessons of varying difficulty. There will be discussions on all genres of origami to facilitate learning and sharing with each other. All kinds of origami books and unique papers will also be presented.

Scott Macri is a doctoral student at the School of Architecture at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and member of Hawaii Origami Club. He has been folding origami for 15 years, with exposure to all kinds of origami: traditional, complex, wet folding, unit, modular, polyhedra, tessallations, crease patterns, origamics, science, technology etc. This program is open to audience 12 years or older. Contact the library at 377-2456 for more information.

Oahu Wind Quintet Concert

Saturday, November 13, 2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Children's Area

While you are visiting our Holiday Book Sale, don't miss the chance to attend this special concert by O'ahu Wind Quintet! The members of this versatile ensemble are Jonathan Higa Flute, Benjamin Peters, Oboe, Ronald Hirai, Clarinet, Thomas Edwards, Bassoon,  and Benjamin Gascon, French Horn.  Each member has been making music as a life-long commitment, performing, directing and teaching in Hawaii and on the Mainland.  These performers take part in other ensembles as well including: the O’ahu Civic Orchestra, O’ahu Chamber Orchestra, the Honolulu Community Concert Band, the Kamuela Philharmonic and Mango Season.

"Opalavision" Recycling Display

Now until the end of November, come and see this special audiovisual display provided by the City and County of Honolulu Recycling Project. Located near the inner entrance to the meeting room, the display features the new curbside recycling program and current episodes of The Green Channel's "Opalavision." In conjunction with the display, a selection of books on recycling have been donated by the City and County of Honolulu to the library and ready to be borrowed!

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