READING AND BOOK LAUNCHING of Robert Perkinson's "Texas Tough: The Rise of America's Prison Empire"; 3 p.m. March 28; Revolution Books; free; 944-3106.
BOOK SALE, by the Friends of the Library Kahuku; 7 a.m.-3 p.m. March 29, 12-7:30 p.m. March 30 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 31; Kahuku Public & School Library; 293-8935.
"The Ugly Duckling," presented by the Maui Academy of Performing Arts; 10 a.m. March 30; Makawao Public Library; free; 808-573-8786.
OHANA MUSIC TOGETHER, early childhood music and movement program for babies, toddlers and preschoolers; 10:30 a.m. March 30; Hawai'i State Library, Edna Allyn Children's Room; free; 586-3510.
1ST ANNUAL HAWAI'I EDIBLE BOOK CONTEST, with prizes; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. April 1; Sinclair Library, UH-Mānoa; bring a contribution for the Hawai'i Foodbank to receive an entry pass to view the contest; 956-8688.
BILL'S BOOKMOBILE SALE, to benefit Hawai'i's 51 public libraries; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 3; Bill's Bookmobile, 690 Pohukaina St., Kaka'ako; free; 536-4174.
LITERACY ORIENTATION, learn about Hawai'i Literacy's Adult Literacy Program and how you can become a volunteer tutor; 10 a.m.-12 p.m. April 3; The Honolulu Advertiser print/distribution facility, Kapolei; free; 537-6707.