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Family Read Aloud program in Kona (Dec. 7)

Family Read Aloud program in Kona (Dec. 7)

MEDIA RELEASE The Friends of the Libraries, Kona will host a free read-aloud program, “Books are Building Blocks,” 4:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7 at the Kailua Kona Public Library. This program is offered on the first Tuesday of each month. Parents must attend the program with their children. Participation is limited to the first 75 […]

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Family Read Aloud program in Kona (Nov. 9)

Family Read Aloud program in Kona (Nov. 9)

MEDIA RELEASE The Friends of the Libraries, Kona will host a free read-aloud program, “Books are Building Blocks,” 4:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9 at the Kailua Kona Public Library. Parents must attend this program with their children. Participation is limited to the first 75 people. The program is designed to encourage family literacy. There will […]

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Free family reading program at Kona library (Sept. 7)

Free family reading program at Kona library (Sept. 7)

MEDIA RELEASE The Friends of the Libraries, Kona will host a free read-aloud program, “Books are Building Blocks,” 4:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7 at the Kailua Kona Public Library. This program is offered on the first Tuesday of each month. Parents must attend the program with their children. Participation is limited to the first 75 […]

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Book Club meets at Kailua-Kona Library (June 15)

Book Club meets at Kailua-Kona Library (June 15)

MEDIA RELEASE The Kailua Kona Library Book Club meets 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 15 on the library lanai. Jamie Ford’s novel “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” set in Seattle during World War II, is a story of the tribulations of Asian peoples during the time of Japanese internment, and even of the […]

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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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FOLK paperback book sale (March 13)

FOLK paperback book sale (March 13)

MEDIA RELEASE The Friends of the Libraries, Kona (FOLK) will hold a Book Sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, March 13 on the lanai of the Kailua-Kona Library. This is a special clearance sale for paperback books. Come take advantage of great prices while supporting your public libraries. Funds from these sales help provide funding that […]

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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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Visit public libraries this week; keep the counts up

Visit public libraries this week; keep the counts up

Message from FOLK: Please go into your public library this week.  It is COUNT WEEK and your physical presence may keep our library open. Drop by to the Kealakekua branch, meet Kipapa, a children’s and young adult’s librarian from Waimea who is helping to bring things up to standard. And meet Moea who until recently […]

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FOLK newsletter for October

FOLK newsletter for October

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Vanilla cultivation program Sept. 15 at Kona library

Vanilla cultivation program Sept. 15 at Kona library

MEDIA RELEASE  Join Jim Reddekopp Founder of the Hawaiian Vanilla Co. for an evening of vanilla 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15 at Kailua-Kona Public Library.  Reddekopp will share in depth about the cultivation of vanilla at his vanillery and other plantations worldwide.  Reddekopp and wife Tracy are the first commercial growers of vanilla in the […]

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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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Kona Book Club meets June 16

Kona Book Club meets June 16

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Library Book Club meets at 11 a.m Tuesday, June 16 on the lanai of the Kailua-Kona Library.  This month’s selection is “Run,” the latest novel from Ann Patchett, the author of “Bel Canto” and “The Patron Saint of Liars.” It is the story of an unusual Boston family -the widowed former mayor […]

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Book sale, storytelling at Kailua-Kona Library

MEDIA RELEASE To kick off National Library Week (April 12-18), local storyteller Linda Pearson will stop by Kailua-Kona Public Library 10a.m.-noon Saturday, April 11 to tell stories and read “Where the Wild Things Are” and other children’s books.  Concurrently, the Friends of the Libraries, Kona (FOLK) will hold its book sale from 9 a.m. to […]

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