Successful Aging Begins with You
Sep
14
11:00 AM11:00

Successful Aging Begins with You

What if you could age while feeling your best? People around the world know what it takes to maintain optimal physical and emotional health into their 70s, 80s, 90s, and beyond. In this workshop, you will learn about the places author Dan Buettner calls Blue Zones. In these places, people live into their 100s while fully engaged with their communities.

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Safe Food Handling
Aug
27
6:30 PM18:30

Safe Food Handling

Speaker: Peter Oshiro, Environmental Health Program Manager, Sanitation Branch, Hawaii State Department of Health

Learn how to handle food safely during power outages and emergencies, such as what causes spoilage, how long can food be unrefrigerated/uncooked, safe ways to store, proper temperature for cooking and storing, sanitation concerns and risks. As a bonus, the talk will also cover rat lungworm, a strong interest topic to our community.

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Escape Room: Rock On
Aug
10
2:00 PM14:00

Escape Room: Rock On

The famous-and infamously disorganized rock musician and songwriter Ignenous Pop has died, leaving his last work on a flash drive. Whoever can find the flash drive and open the file will win a reward. Sessions will run at 2:00, 3:00, and 4:00 for 45 minutes or until victory is achieved. For teens and adults 15+ years old. Sign up at the reference desk or call 377-2456.

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Glen Bailey Presents His "Wonderful World of Magic"
Jun
29
10:30 AM10:30

Glen Bailey Presents His "Wonderful World of Magic"

Please join us for a magical show

Glen Bailey is a 38-year performing veteran of close-up table-side magic and stage magic shows. He is the past president of the Hawaii Society of American Magicians and past president of the Hawaii Ring of the International Brotherhood of Magicians as well as a member of the “Order of Merlin.”

Recommended for 4 years old and up. Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

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Tsunami and Sea Level Rise
Jun
25
7:00 PM19:00

Tsunami and Sea Level Rise

Brought to you by Aina Haina Prepared

Learn about tsunamis, tsunami hazards and sea level rise; their causes, important information regarding alerts and predictions. Get answers about steps we can take to better prepare for and support actions to address sea level rise and flood risks.

Guest speakers

Matt Glei, Hawaii Kai Strong

Matthew Gonser, Costal & Water Program Manager, Office of Climate Change, Sustainability & Resiliency

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Escape Room: Alien Invasion
Jun
21
2:00 PM14:00

Escape Room: Alien Invasion

Aliens from outer space are invading the planet, and the only people who can find the clues and stop the invasion are the brave patrons of Aina Haina Library! Teens and children over 10 years old are invited to sign up for one of three escape room sessions and see if they can solve the puzzles and save the day. Sessions are at 2:00, 3:00, and 4:00 pm. Call 377-2456 or stop in and ask at the Reference Desk to sign up.

All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

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The Sky is Full of Stories with James McCarthy
Jun
20
10:30 AM10:30

The Sky is Full of Stories with James McCarthy

In Celebration of the 2019 Summer Reading Program!

James McCarthy is a trained actor, storyteller and musician. He will captivate the audience with a wide variety of sky stories from myths to science. Join him for tales, wonder and songs! James is a founding storyteller of the Honolulu Zoo’s popular Moonlight Tours and Snooze in the Zoo which bring to life the stories that are found in the skies.

This free 45-minute program is suitable for all ages. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i and the 2019 Summer Reading Sponsors. This program is a production of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Outreach College’s Statewide Cultural Extension Program with funding and support provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

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The Fairy Grandmother Susie Roth Fun Magic and Story Time
Jun
13
10:30 AM10:30

The Fairy Grandmother Susie Roth Fun Magic and Story Time

Please join us for A UNIVERSE OF STORIES.  A special program filled with fun, magic and movement with The Fairy Grandmother, Susie Roth.

Recommended for preschool age children and up.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

All programs are subject to change.  If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

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Story Time with Miss Hawaii 2018 Penelope Ng Pack
Jun
8
10:30 AM10:30

Story Time with Miss Hawaii 2018 Penelope Ng Pack

Please join us for a special storytime with Penelope Ng Pack.

Penelope proudly represented the Aloha State at the Miss America Competition in Atlantic City this past September and won the Miss America Women in Business Award and a coveted Non-Finalist Award for her vocal performance.

Penelope is passionate about her social impact initiative Page by Page: Helping Kids Read to Succeed, which brings awareness to the importance of early childhood literacy. Penelope has adored the Harry Potter series ever since her dad started reading it to her when she was a little girl, which sparked her love of reading. Penelope was enthusiastic to partner with the Hawaii State Public Library System and the Friends of the Library of Hawaii as a reading role model through her platform.

Recommended for 5 years old and up.  Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

All programs are subject to change.  If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

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Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories
Jun
1
to Jul 13

Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories

Summer Reading Program is here again! This summer’s theme is “A Universe of Stories” starting June 1-July 13, 2019. Receive free reading rewards and participate in activities and programs for all ages at your local libraries. Sign in (if you are returning) or register (if you are new) at librarieshawaii.beanstack.org starting June 1, and go to your local libraries to get your reading rewards. Rewards for children, teens and adults are given at registration, 200, 300, 400, 600, 800, and 1,000 reading minutes logged at Beanstack. See you at the library!

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Preschool Story Time
May
30
10:30 AM10:30

Preschool Story Time

Children are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs and a craft.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

Storytime will be held every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

All programs are subject to change.  If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

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Preschool Story Time
May
23
10:30 AM10:30

Preschool Story Time

Children are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs and a craft.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

Storytime will be held every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

All programs are subject to change.  If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

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Preschool Story Time
May
16
10:30 PM22:30

Preschool Story Time

Children are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs and a craft.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

Storytime will be held every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

All programs are subject to change.  If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

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