As of Sunday, November 23, 2014
POSTED: 04:07 a.m. HST, Aug 23, 2014
LAST UPDATED: 08:12 p.m. HST, Nov 21, 2014
Tony Quagliano Poetry Award reading: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Native Books/Na Mea Hawai‘i, Ward Warehouse. Poetry readings by Joseph Stanton, Maureen Alsop and Jean Toyama, plus readings of Quagliano's poetry by others. Email lruby@ hawaii.edu or visit tonyquaglianopoetryfund.com.
The Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped: Seeking adult volunteer narrators to assist with reading and recording local books. The ability to read local dialect, Hawaiian, Asian and other languages as necessary is required. Recordings are taped 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays. For applications, call 733-8444.
Friends of Kaneohe Library: Sale of books and media year-round. Hours are Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m., Tuesdays and Fridays from 1 to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. (except from 3 to 6 p.m.). Volunteers welcome to sort and shelve books for two-hour shifts. Call 247-4819. » All craft books and cookbooks are half off in November. » All Christmas and holiday books, CDs and DVDs are half off in December.
Friends of Waialua Library: Used-book sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. third Saturday monthly, 67-068 Kealohanui St. Call 637-8286. » November's Christmas special features a half-off discount on all children's books.
Honolulu Museum of Art Book Club: Meets 1 to 3 p.m. last Wednesday and Saturday monthly at the museum. Visit goo.gl/1M8F9L.
» Dec. 3 and 6, "A Bend in the River," by V.S. Naipaul
Waialua Library: Call 637-8286.
» Readers' Group: 9:30 to 11 a.m. Dec. 4, with a discussion of the epic poem "The Odyssey," by Homer.
» Writers' Group: 11 a.m. Dec. 6, with a discussion on "Childhood."