Manoa Public Library

Address

2716 Woodlawn Dr, Honolulu, HI 96822, United States
808-988-0459

About

Welcome to the Manoa Public Library! Designed by architect Gary Kawakami of Architecture Plus, Inc., and built by Allied Pacific Builders on the site of the original library, our $10.3 million replacement library opened on June 9, 2012. Our environmentally-friendly library features free Wi-Fi, computer laptop area, separate programming room, photovoltaic solar panels, high-efficiency air-conditioning system, and covered parking for cars and bicycles. In 2013, Manoa Public Library was awarded the prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification.

Upcoming Events

Come and join the fun in building an incredible Lego motorized car.  This hands-on activity program is suited for children ages 5 and up.  Registration is required and limited to the first 20 participants.  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.  For a list of upcoming events in the library system, visit www.librarieshawaii.org/events.

Manoa Public Library is hosting a competition to see who can put together a Nanoblock figurine in the shortest period of time.   Participants will be given a Nanoblock figurine that they will have to build.  Whoever finishes the fastest or is the furthest along in one hour receives the grand prize of a $70 Amazon.com gift card.  Registration is required for this program and is limited to 10 participants. Contest is reserved for those ages 11 through 18.  Please call the library to register for the contest.

Contest is sponsored by the Friends of Manoa Library.

Please contact the library 10 days in advance if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations are needed.

Come celebrate the end of Summer Reading Program with a performance by Hawaii Irish Dance.  This lively dance group will wow us with traditional Irish dance and music performance.  An entertaining and educational program for the entire family.  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.  For a list of upcoming events in the library system, visit www.librarieshawaii.org/events.

Hours

Date Time
Monday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Thursday 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Friday 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday CLOSED – CLOSED

Access

Parking spots 45
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 3
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 18
Magazines 30
Newspapers 3
WiFi Yes
Friends’ book store No
Free computer classes No
Meeting rooms Yes
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services No