by Fusako Miyashiro
Pre-School Story Hours will be held weekly beginning on Tuesday, October 3, at 10 am in the library auditorium. Guest community readers will participate each week, until October 31. Children and their parents or caregivers are welcome to this free series.
As you know, the library did not close in September as planned. A definite date will be reported in a future issue of the Waimanalo News. The library is slated for renovations to provide access to handicapped persons and to install new carpet. The projected time of closure is a minimum of 30 days, and 65 days maximum.
Is there a chess aficionado willing to teach children? Are you available several afternoons a week to volunteer? If interested, call the library for more information at 259-9925.
City Slickers Starring Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby. The western adventure begins in the heart of New York City where an urbanized executive struggles to find meaning in his life. With his two best friends he finds the perfect cure--a fantasy vacation where they can play cowboy in a real-life cattle drive.
Howard's End Starring Anthony Hopkins, Vanessa Redgrave, Emma Thompson, Helena Bonham Carter. Winner of three Academy Awards. Based on E. M. Forster's novel, this film tells the story of a tangle of opposites, and how three very different families connect in Edwardian England.
Joy Luck Club The best selling novel by Amy Tan is brought top life on screen. A mosaic of the startling events and conditions that mold the lives of four life-long friends, and their relationships with their mothers, and how they affected the hoes and dreams they hold for each of their children.
The Mighty Ducks Emilio Estevez stars in this movie where a ragtag team of peewee hockey players who can't skate, can't score and can't win, is coached by a reluctant tough, young trial lawyer slapped with a community service assignment.
A River Runs Through It Starring Tom Skerritt, Brad Pitt, and Craig Sheffer. Director Robert Redford captures the majesty of the Montana wilderness, the joys of fly fishing, and the strength of the American family.