Important Alert #1:  The Hilo Public Library's restrooms, except for those in the Children's Section, are not in service as of Friday, January 11, 2019. No ADA restrooms are available at this time. The estimated time of repair is Wednesday, January 16, 2019.  We apologize for this inconvenience to our Hilo library patrons.

Important Alert #2:  The Kaneohe Public Library will be closed for approximately one month, starting January 2, 2019 for a parking lot improvement project.  The book drop will be closed from 10 a.m. on Monday, December 31, 2018  and remain closed until the library reopens. During the closure, borrowed items may be returned to any public library. Updates on the reopening of the Kaneohe Public Library will be posted on our website. We apologize for this inconvenience to our Kaneohe library users.

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

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.

December 03, 2018 through January 31, 2019.  Mondays and Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.

Special events may be held in lieu of regularly scheduled storytimes. 

All programs are subject to change.  If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

Music Notes clip art for Kindermusik event.

Get ready to sing, dance, and move along with Kindermusik and learn why music is a fundamental part of a child’s growth.  Your child will enjoy the fun of making music while also engaging four areas of development: physical, cognitive, social/emotional, and lingual.

Kindermusik is the world’s leading provider of music-based education for children from birth through age seven.

All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

All programs are subject to change.  If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, contact the library 7 days before the program date.

Bear and Toy for Play Mornings

Join us for Play Morning on Thursdays, February 14, 21, and 28 at 10:00 a.m.  Because the library will be closed on Thursday, February 07, we are offering Play Morning on Monday, February 4.  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.  All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Storytimes will resume on March 04, 2019.

All programs are subject to change.  If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

 

Image of the front cover of the novel A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

The Kapolei Public Library Book Club will discuss A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles.

First-time attendees should register at the Fiction/Hawaiiana reference desk in person or by phone. The meeting will be held in the second-floor break room.

All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

 

 

Bear and Toy for Play Mornings

Join us for Play Morning on Thursdays, February 14, 21, and 28 at 10:00 a.m.  Because the library will be closed on Thursday, February 07, we are offering Play Morning on Monday, February 4.  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.  All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Storytimes will resume on March 04, 2019.

All programs are subject to change.  If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

 

Bear and Toy for Play Mornings

Join us for Play Morning on Thursdays, February 21, and 28 at 10:00 a.m.  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.  All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Storytimes will resume on March 04, 2019.

All programs are subject to change.  If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

 

Photo collage of Hawaii Fiction Writers group members

In this month known for hearts and flowers, the Hawaii Fiction Writers group is back with romantic and humorous readings that are sure to entertain. Join us for original writings by authors Carol Catanzariti, Larry & Rosemary Mild, and Michael Little. This program will be held on the 2nd floor of the Kapolei Public Library, in the Fiction/Hawaiiana Section.

All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

Bear and Toy for Play Mornings

Join us for Play Morning on Thursday, February 28 at 10:00 a.m.  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.  All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Storytimes will resume on March 04, 2019.

All programs are subject to change.  If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

 

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