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Jazz program at Kailua-Kona Library (May 18)

Jazz program at Kailua-Kona Library (May 18)

MEDIA RELEASE Olga Salvatore presents a program on jazz 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 18 at the Kailua-Kona Public Library. The event features live performances accompanied by guitarist Greg Shirley along with discussions and demonstrations of jazz scat, timing, and song structure. Salvatore and Shirley have been performing for eight years, most recently at Basil’s Lounge. […]

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Book sale at Kailua-Kona Public Library Saturday (May 8)

Book sale at Kailua-Kona Public Library Saturday (May 8)

MEDIA RELEASE The Friends of the Libraries, Kona (FOLK) hosts its next book sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 8 on the lanai of the Kailua-Kona Library. Funds from sales help support the needs of Kona libraries, with funding that includes educational and entertainment programs, community summer reading programs, visiting authors, magazine subscriptions, CD’s, DVD’s […]

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FOLK events for March 16-17

FOLK events for March 16-17

Kona Celtic Connection at Kealakekua & Kailua-Kona Public Libraries Day of Event: Monday, March 15 and Tuesday, March 16 Get ready to dance a jig, sing-along on a traditional Irish song, and learn why we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Kona Celtic Connection 3-4 p.m. Monday, March 15 at the Kealakekua Public Library and […]

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Estate planning for unmarried couples (Feb. 23)

Estate planning for unmarried couples (Feb. 23)

MEDIA RELEASE Unmarried couples, regardless of how committed, are treated as strangers in the eyes of the federal government. In Hawaii, we have reciprocal beneficiary laws, which provide unmarried couples, if registered as reciprocal beneficiaries, some of the same legal rights provided to married couples. However, this is state law and not recognized by the […]

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Preschool Story Time at Kailua Library

Preschool Story Time at Kailua Library

MEDIA RELEASE The Kailua-Kona Public Library presents the spring Preschool Story Times on Thursday mornings. Join the circle in the Children’s Room for stories, fingerplays, and songs at 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 18, Feb. 25, March 4 and March 11. (Flip-flap Jack is back!) This program is free for children ages 3 to 5 years […]

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Herrington appears at Kailua Kona Library (Jan. 16)

Herrington appears at Kailua Kona Library (Jan. 16)

MEDIA RELEASE Joe Herrington, cowboy poet and story teller, will be at the Kailua Kona Library at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16. Joe grew up at the feet of storytellers in the days before television assaulted the imagination. Learning from his grandfather and uncle to weave tales and appreciate the power of words, Joe discovered […]

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Book sale at Kailua-Kona Library (Jan. 9)

Book sale at Kailua-Kona Library (Jan. 9)

MEDIA RELEASE The Friends of the Libraries, Kona (FOLK) will hold its next book sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9 on the lanai of the Kailua-Kona Library. Funds from sales help support the needs of Kona libraries, with funding that includes educational and entertainment programs, community summer reading programs, visiting authors, magazine subscriptions, CD’s, […]

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Read aloud program at Kailua library (Dec. 1)

Read aloud program at Kailua library (Dec. 1)

MEDIA RELEASE The Friends of the Libraries, Kona (F.O.L.K.) will host a free read aloud program: “Books are Building Blocks” from 4:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1 at the Kailua Kona Public Library. This program will continue to be offered the first Tuesday evening of each month and will give families the opportunity to enjoy books […]

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Adventures of a Restless Writer at Kailua Library (Nov. 24)

Adventures of a Restless Writer at Kailua Library (Nov. 24)

MEDIA RELEASE Dorothy Hinshaw Patent will be on hand to talk of her adventures from Alaska to Ecuador and China to France at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24 at the Kailua-Kona Public Library. Dorothy has been writing nonfiction books for children for 35 years.  Her passion for personal experience about her subject matter has led […]

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FOLK hosts read-aloud program Oct. 6

FOLK hosts read-aloud program Oct. 6

MEDIA RELEASE The Friends of the Libraries, Kona hosts a free read-aloud program: “Books are Building Blocks” from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6 at the Kailua Kona Public Library. This program will continue to be offered the first Tuesday evening of each month and will give families the opportunity to enjoy books being […]

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Book sale Sept. 12 at Kailua-Kona Library

Book sale Sept. 12 at Kailua-Kona Library

MEDIA RELEASE The Friends of the Libraries, Kona (FOLK) will hold its next book sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. on the lanai of the Kailua-Kona Library.   More than 8,000 books, CDs & DVDs at bargain prices for all ages and reading interests. Special Book by the Bag Bonanza – $6 a bag (bag […]

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Kailua library hosting storytimes in September

Kailua library hosting storytimes in September

  MEDIA RELEASE  The Kailua-Kona Public Library presents the fall Read-To-Me preschool storytimes at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays in the Children’s Room on the following dates: Sept. 3, 10, and 17.     Flip-Flap Jack is back!  Come and join the circle for stories, nursery rhymes, fingerplays and songs.   This program is free for children […]

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'Books are Building Blocks' library program

‘Books are Building Blocks’ library program

MEDIA RELEASE  The Friends of the Libraries, Kona will host a free family literacy program, “Books are Building Blocks,” 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1 at Kailua Kona Public Library.   This program will continue to be offered the first Tuesday evening of each month and will give families the opportunity to enjoy books being read […]

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Earthquake repairs slated for Kailua library

Earthquake repairs slated for Kailua library

MEDIA RELEASE Kailua-Kona Public Library is scheduled to close from Saturday, Aug. 1 to Monday, Aug. 10 to complete earthquake repairs. While the library is closed, the book drops will remain open, and pick up dates for holds will be extended. Customers are encouraged to log-on to the HSPLS website, www.librarieshawaii.org from their home or […]

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