Kapolei Public Library

Address

1020 Manawai St, Kapolei, HI 96707, United States
808-693-7050

About

Welcome to the Kapolei Public Library! Built on land provided to the state in trust by Campbell Estate, our library opened in August 2004. With more than 48,000 registered patrons and visitors, we often have the highest circulation figures among Oahu libraries. One of our most popular programs is Halloween “Fright Night” on Oct. 31!

Upcoming Events

Not sure how to use a computer mouse?  Need help in setting up e-mail?  The Library provides a free one-hour, one-on-one Kupuna Computer Orientation session led by one of the Adult Services librarian. The session will help you learn new computer skills and provide the confidence that will enrich your life in the digital age. Availability of sessions varies. Sessions will not be held on state holidays. Call the library or register in person.

All ages are welcome.  HSPLS library account in good standing required.  Kupuna or not, any beginning computer user will be sure to benefit.

Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

Storytimes for preschool age children feature themed stories, fingerplays, and songs. Most storytimes will be followed by a simple activity. All children must be accompanied by a parent or car

June 01 – August 31, 2017.  Mondays and Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.

Program schedules are subject to change. Special events may be held in lieu of regularly scheduled storytimes. Contact the library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

Chess Wednesdays - Kapolei

If you ever wanted to learn to play chess, our Chess Wednesdays at the Kapolei Public Library are a perfect start!  Each Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., a representative from Hawaii Chess Federation will be available to teach the basics of chess.  Enthusiasts of all skill levels age 10 and up are welcome and chess sets will be provided.

Program schedule is subject to change.  Contact the library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

Storytimes for preschool age children feature themed stories, fingerplays, and songs. Most storytimes will be followed by a simple activity. All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

June 01 – August 31, 2017.  Mondays and Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.

Program schedules are subject to change. Special events may be held in lieu of regularly scheduled storytimes. Contact the library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

Bear and Toy for Play Mornings

Join us for play morning each Thursday in September.  Our independent playtimes allow children access to a wide array of educational toys as well as provide a great atmosphere for them to meet and play with other children.  Our play mornings are suitable for toddlers and preschoolers.

Program schedule is subject to change.  Contact the library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

Image of front cover of the book My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem.

The Kapolei Public Library Book Club will discuss My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem.

First-time attendees should register at the Fiction/Hawaiiana reference desk in person or by phone. On the meeting day, go to the building entrance on the parking-lot side at 6:20 p.m. to be admitted.

Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the hosting library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed. For a list of upcoming library events, visit www.librarieshawaii.org/events

Image of Hawaii Islands and devices networked to computer

In Session 1 of a 3-part series on Hawaiian digital resources, Keikilani Meyer will introduce Ulukau – The Hawaiian Electronic Library (Hawaiian dictionaries, place names, genealogy).

Subsequent presentations are: Session 2: Wednesday, September 27: 6:00-7:30 p.m. – Papakilo database, Uluulu Moving Image Archive of Hawaii, Chronicling America newspaper archive.  Session 3: Saturday, October 7: 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – Hula Preservation Society, Huapala – Hawaiian Lyrics and Hula Archive, AVA Konohiki – Ancestral Visions of Aina.

Program schedule is subject to change.  Contact the hosting library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed. For a list of upcoming library events, visit www.librarieshawaii.org/events

Photos of closet before and after reorganizing of its contents.

Hate the clutter in your home or garage?  Then it’s time to ask an organizer!  A panel from the Hawaii Association of Professional Organizers will be here to offer tips and guidance.  Join us for this free presentation and be sure to bring your questions!

Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the hosting library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed. For a list of upcoming library events, visit www.librarieshawaii.org/events

Image of Hawaii Islands and devices networked to computer

In Session 2 of a 3-part series on Hawaiian digital resources, Keikilani Meyer will introduce the Papakilo database, Uluulu Moving Image Archive of Hawaii, and Chronicling America newspaper archive.

Session 3 is scheduled for Saturday, October 7, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  and will cover the Hula Preservation Society, Huapala – Hawaiian Lyrics and Hula Archive, and AVA Konohiki – Ancestral Visions of Aina.

Program schedule is subject to change.  Contact the hosting library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed. For a list of upcoming library events, visit www.librarieshawaii.org/events

Image of Hawaii Islands and devices networked to computer

In the last session of a 3-part series on Hawaiian digital resources, Keikilani Meyer will introduce the Hula Preservation Society, Huapala – Hawaiian Lyrics and Hula Archive, and AVA Konohiki – Ancestral Visions of Aina.

Program schedule is subject to change.  Contact the hosting library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed. For a list of upcoming library events, visit www.librarieshawaii.org/events

Hours

Date Time
Monday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday CLOSED – CLOSED

Access

Parking spots 99
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 5
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 44
Magazines 66
Newspapers 8
WiFi Yes
Friends’ book store No
Free computer classes Yes
Meeting rooms No
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes