Storyteller to appear at Lahaina library on Saturday

Storyteller Dave Del Rocco, a former Public Librarian of the Year and Hawaii State Public Library System Children’s Librarian, will present “Stories of Hawaii and the World” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Lahaina Public Library.

Del Rocco’s tales are mostly humorous in nature and explain how different cultures view aspects of their world.

The presentation is recommended for ages 5 and older. All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Admission is free.

Del Rocco, who has been a student of the Hawaiian language for many years, received a master’s degree in library studies from the University of Hawaii at Manoa as well as a bachelor’s degree in Hawaiian language.

He has translated more than a dozen children’s books into Hawaiian for the Department of Education’s immersion program.

For more information, call the library at 662-3950.