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Hawai‘i Island Libraries Offer Free Events in March

March 1, 2018, 10:30 AM HST
* Updated March 1, 10:31 AM
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Hawai‘i Island libraries will present free events in March 2018.

Kealakekua Public Library: March 2, 3 p.m.
Meditative Artwork: Use colored pencils or gel pens to create art in a meditative state. This program is held on the first Friday of the month. Get more information online.

Kailua-Kona Public Library: March 3, 10 a.m.
Seed Saving 101: Jill Wagner, director of the Hawaii Island Seed Bank, will conduct a presentation on how to choose plants for seed saving, when and how to harvest seeds, and how to store and grow more seeds. Get more information online.

North Kohala Public Library: March 5, 6 p.m.
Community Housing Land Trust and Tiny House Discussion: Hale O Malama Land Trust and One Island will conduct a presentation and discussion pertaining to the Community Housing Land Trust and Tiny House News, including state legislation updates. Get more information online.

Mountain View Public & School Library: March 6, 4:30 p.m.
Recycle “Mo Bettah:” Marsha Hee, an outreach educator with Recycle Hawaii, will share easy tips on how to recycle, conserve and practice stewardship for natural resources that sustain clean air, water and energy. Get more information online.

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Kealakekua Public Library: March 7, 5 p.m.
Movie Night: Celebrate Women’s History Month with a screening of the 1992 American sports comedy-drama film about an all-female baseball league in the Midwest during World War II. Get more information online.

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North Kohala Public Library: March 12, 6:30 p.m.
The Battle of Kuamo‘o: A Battle for the Future of Hawaii in 1819: Attend a “talk story” and lecture session with Boyd D. Bond, a North Kohala historian. Bond will discuss The Battle of Kuamo’o: A Battle for the Future of Hawaii in 1819. Get more information online.

North Kohala Public Library: March 13, 11 a.m.
Book Discussion: My Life on the Road: Teens and adults can attend a book discussion on My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem. Get more information online.

Kailua-Kona Public Library: March 13, 5 p.m.
Nene Readers Voting Party: Readers in grades 4 to 6 who have read and reviewed at least five Nene Award-nominated titles are invited to attend the annual Voting Party. The event will include voting, awards, snacks, nominations and prize drawings. Get more information online.

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Kealakekua Public Library: March 14, 5:30 p.m.
Disaster Preparedness: Jason Dela Cruz, a Public Health Preparedness educator from the Hawai‘i State Department of Health, will present helpful information on disaster preparedness. A question and answer session will follow. Get more information online.

Hilo Public Library: March 15, 2 p.m.
The Amazing Race: Library Edition: Children ages 8 and older are invited to join The Amazing Race Challenge! Participants may work in teams or individually to solve challenges from different continents. Get more information online.

Kailua-Kona Public Library: March 17, 1 p.m.
Hip-Hop Club & Workshop: Join Mr. Kneel’s Hip-Hop Workshop for some music-making fun! The Library is starting a children-lead Hip-Hop Club “The Miraculous Goblin Browsers!” Get more information online.

North Kohala Public Library: March 19, 6 p.m.
Teen Night Jewelry Making Class: Jewelry artists, Sid Nakamoto and Gail Ching-Lee will demonstrate a simple and beautiful jewelry design. Materials will be provided for teen participants (ages 13-19) to create their own jewelry piece. Get more information online.

North Kohala Public Library: March 20, 10 a.m.
Writers Group: The group meets on the third Tuesday of each month to exercise and enhance writing skills. Get more information online.

Mountain View Public & School Library: March 27, 4 p.m.
Hawai‘i Fire Department’s Community Para-medicine Program: Learn about the new medical service that focuses on advocating for vulnerable populations who have become disconnected from health care for any of a variety of reasons. The program tries to identify these individuals, assess their situation and work as their advocates to find solutions that will improve their overall health and wellness. Get more information online.

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