February and March 2016 Events at Waianae Public Library


Waianae Public Library
85-625 Farrington Hwy.   697-7868


All programs are free of charge


Saturday Storytime: Saturdays at 10:30 am

Stories, songs, games, simple arts and crafts.  Recommended for ages 0-5, and their caregivers.

Feb 6: Lunar New Year

Feb 20: Wolves

Feb 27: Make Some Noise

February storytime flyer

Book Club: Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 6:00 pm 

The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom.  In this gripping New York Times bestseller Grissom brings to life a thriving plantation in Virginia in the decades before the Civil War, where a dark secret threatens to expose the best and worst in everyone tied to the estate.

Book Club flyer – Feb 2016

Xeriscape 101: Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 at 6:30 pm

Learn the 7 principles of Xeriscaping and how to identify drought tolerant plants with Diane Moses, President of the Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden, and BWS Community Relations Specialists. This 1.5 hour workshop will cover: Planning, design, and budget/Limit turf areas/Soil amendments/Selection of drought tolerant plants/Micro climates and mulching/Efficient Irrigation/Maintenance

Xeriscape 101 flyer

Kiawe Bean Workshop: Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 6:30 pm

Taste and learn to make your own Kiawe energy bars with Waianae Gold founder/owner Vince Kana`i Dodge.  He will share the benefits of Kiawe bean pod flour. Naturally sweet, gluten free, and diabetic friendly, the flour made from the dried pulverized bean pods of the kiawe tree; the most common wild tree growing on the Wai`anae coast. Make Wai`anae Gold `Aina Bars and connect more deeply with the return to `Aina community.

kiawe bean

AARP Free Tax-Aide
Waianae Public Library will host the AARP Tax-Aide, a free tax preparation service beginning on February 2 – April 14, 2016 from 9:00 am-12:30 pm.  The AARP volunteers are IRS-certified and this service is free to all taxpayers, first come, first served.

Free AARP Tax-Aide

Waianae Public Library will celebrate Black History Month onSaturday Feb 27, 2016 at 1:00 with a panel presentation on Black Scientists and Inventors and Black Americans and the U.S. Civil War.  This is a family program.

BHM flyer Feb 27 2016

Learn to Play American Mah Jongg at Waianae Library.  This series of classes will begin on Wednesday, March 9 at 1:00 and continue for 4 classes (March 9,16,23. 30)  Join us to learn how to play using the American rules.  This is a free class but registration is required.  Please call the library (697-7868) to reserve your set.  Must be 18 or older.

American Mah Jongg – 2016-02

Sheryl Lynch — Branch Manager — Waianae Public Library


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