Kihei libary hosting free May events for children

The Kihei Public Library is offering free events for children this month.

At 3 p.m. today, the library will host “Discovering the Classics with Papa Lopaka.” Robert DeVinck will present a dramatic reading of the “Classics Illustrated” comic book “Knights of the Round Table. There will be a brief discussion and question-and-answer session; and Lopaka will encourage the children to read the original book. The program is recommended for ages 5 and older. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided by the Kay A. Edwards Memorial Fund.

At 6 p.m. Tuesday, the library will show the movie “Despicable Me.” It is rated PG and is suitable for children 5 and older. Snacks will be provided.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Those needing special accommodations, such as sign-language interpretation, should contact the library as soon as possible. Its phone number is 875-6833.