Library Has More Than Books
Kapolei Public Library is hopping into spring with a number of events for adults and kids.
• March 16 – Kapolei Library hosts the 10th annual Keiki Spring Reading Program through March 28. Kids in grades 6 and under can sign up for the two-week program, which encourages them to read at least 20 minutes every day. Weekly prizes are available for top readers.
(In addition, Aiea Public Library hosts its Hop Into Spring reading program for keiki in grade 6 and under through April 11. Call the library at 483-7333 for more information.)
• March 16 at 10 a.m. – Becky Andrew brings the ohana together with music time in the children’s section. Expect a lot of wiggling, singing and laughing.
• March 17 at 1 p.m. – Financial educator Karen Ho discusses long-term health care and little-known facts about how much it can cost.
• March 19 at 10 a.m. – Guest readers Karyn Hopper and Tammy Yee present a special reading for keiki. A brief craft time will follow.
• March 24 at 6:30 p.m. – German-licensed naturopath Ulla Meyerhof hosts “Stories Feet Can Tell,” when she will pull from her 40 years of experience in the field and discuss the practice of European foot reflexology.
• March 28 at 10:30 a.m. – Rabbit breeder Zachary Johnson brings his bunnies to the library for Let’s Learn About Rabbits. Keiki and their parents can meet Johnson’s rabbits following the presentation.
• April 7 at 6:30 p.m. – Hawaii Opera Theatre’s Opera Express Tour brings one-act, family-friendly The Pirates of Penzance to the library for families and kids.
• April 17 at 10:30 a.m. – With graduation coming up in May, the library offers a ti leaf lei workshop. Registration for this event is required at the second floor reference desk, but no supplies are needed.
Call the library at 693-7050 for more information on upcoming programs.