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Library Summer Reading Program

2024 Library Summer Reading Program

Read Books, Log Minutes, Win Prizes!

June 1 - July 27

Sign up at Kids 13 and over may self-register. Parents must register all children under 13, and they may register their children in the group they feel is appropriate to their reading level. Registration is open NOW. All ages may participate!



June 1 (Saturday) - Kick-Off Party Picnic
11 a.m.
Enjoy food, music, and fun activities to kick off Summer Reading!
July 18 (Tuesday) - The Strange Journey from Cacao Pod to Chocolate with Ethnobotanist Dr. Nat Bletter 
11 a.m. 

June 20 (Thursday) - Life Cycle of the USS Arizona with National Park Service Rangers
11 a.m.
Get sworn in as a Junior Ranger! 

June 27 (Thursday) - Evening Pajama Family Storytime
6 p.m.
July 11 (Thursday) - Seed Mosaic Clay Craft
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
All ages 

July 16 (Tuesday) - Printmaking
6 p.m., Ages 14+
Bring your own t-shirt or tote bag to stamp!

July 20 (Saturday) - Hiking Safety with Oahu Search and Rescue
11 a.m.
This presentation will empower you and your loved ones to explore Oahu's trails with confidence and peace of mind.

July 27 (Saturday) - Finale Party: Magic Show with Glen Bailey
11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Two shows to end our Reading Program!


Weekly; get a schedule at the library or on the JBPHH Library Facebook Group

  • Wednesday, June 12, 9 a.m.: NAVFAC Environmental Clean Earth Storytime
  • Wednesday, June 26, 9 a.m.: Firefighter Storytime with special firefighter guests
  • Wednesday, July 17, 9 a.m.: Yoga Storytime with JBPHH Fitness

Enjoy a family stroll while reading a story on signs outside the library.

Story 1: June 1 - 15
Story 2: July 6 - 20

Baby Daytime Playtime (0-18 months)
Thursday, June 27 and July 25, 10 a.m.

Coding Hour
Registration required; ages 10+
Enjoy a new hour-long coding activity each week.
Every Tuesday, 2 p.m.

Lego Club
Ages 5+
Every Friday, 2 p.m.

Registration required; ages 6+
Thursday, June 13 and July 11, 3 p.m.

Garden Meet-Up
Help us beautify the JBPHH Library!
Tuesday, June 11 and July 9, 6 p.m.

Call the library at 808-449-8296 to sign up for events that require registration. 


First Day to Pick Up Prize 1
Saturday, June 15

First Day to Pick Up Prize 2
Saturday, June 29

First Day to Pick Up Prize 3
Saturday, July 13

Last Day to Log Reading
Friday, July 26

Happy Reading!!


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