2019 Kaimuki/Hawaii State Library Summer Reading Programs And Events
2019 Summer Reading Program Lift Off!
HONOLULU -- Explore A Universe of Stories this summer at your local public library! Buckle up and blast off with the Hawaii State Public Library System as it launches its annual Summer Reading Program on June 1st!
The six-week Summer Reading Program will showcase free performances, space-themed movie times, crafts, displays and fun activities for readers of all ages. The more minutes you read, the more chances you earn toward winning our lucky grand prize drawing, courtesy of Alaska Airlines: Roundtrip for Four to anywhere Alaska Airlines® flies!
"We encourage everyone to join us in discovering A Universe of Stories this summer" said State Librarian Stacey Aldrich. "Reading during the summer is a wonderful opportunity to dive into stories that inspire, ignite our imagination, and see the world from a new perspective."
Read about space, science fiction, the ancient Polynesian skill of wayfinding and Hawaii's role in astronomical research and discovery. Keiki to kupuna are invited to participate at all public libraries statewide and online, June 1-July 13, 2019.
Help us reach our reading goal of 13 million minutes statewide! Online sign-up starts June 1st at librarieshawaii.beanstack.org or visit your local library for more details.
Hawaii's Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i and our 2019 Summer Reading Sponsors.
Buckle Up and Blast Off at the Summer Reading Lift-Off Event at the Hawaii State Library (478 South King Street) on Saturday, June 1st from 9:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
- Build an outer space LEGO city with PlayWell TEKnologies
- Listen to Sky Tales with Nyla Fujii-Babb and Jeff Babb
- Defy gravity and learn about air pressure with Elemental Minds
- Watch an amazing demonstration by McKinley High School's FIRST Robotics
- Enjoy keiki craft activities and free refreshments
Please note: All keiki must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver for these activities and events. Also, no passport services will be available on June 1st.
For more information about the Summer Reading Program or to pre-register for the LEGO city event (for ages 5+), please visit librarieshawaii.org.
The images are courtesy of the Collaborative Summer Library Programs (CSLP) and are copyrighted.
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