Mountain View Public and School Library

Address

18-1235 Volcano Hwy, Mountain View, HI 96771
808-968-2322

About

Welcome to the Mountain View Public and School Library! Located on the Mountain View Elementary School campus, our library opened on May 16, 1977. We serve students and faculty as well as upper Puna and Volcano area residents. Our library features historical articles, event brochures, projects, and many photos of the surrounding area.

Upcoming Events

Coloring, art therapy

 

Come join “Coloring for Grown-ups” every Tuesday.  Relax, relieve stress, enhance your creativity, make friends, have fun and share tips and techniques.  Coloring images and some art supplies are provided.  You may also bring your own.  Program schedule is subject to change.  Contact the library 15 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.  FREE and open to the public.

Storyteller Dave Del Rocco

IN CELEBRATION OF THE 2017 SUMMER READING PROGRAM!

Storyteller Dave Del Rocco will share folktales from around the globe, including Laos, Hawaii, Italy, Africa, the Philippines, and more. Dave is a former Children’s Librarian with the Hawaii State Public Library System and has translated several children’s books into Hawaiian for the Dept. of Education’s immersion program. This 45-minute program is suitable for all ages. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i, Hawaii State Federal Credit Union, Meadow Gold Dairies, Hawaiian Electric Companies, HMS Host, Hansen Distribution Group, Roberts Hawaii, Mitsunaga & Associates, Aloha United Way, and the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation. This is a production of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Outreach College’s Statewide Cultural Extension Program with additional funding and support provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the University of Hawaii.

Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library 15 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

Hands holding a tablet device with HSPLS icons

Get tech savvy in 2017 and get more out of your device.  Learn from our in-house geek to use HSPLS mobile apps, read e-books and e-magazines, listen to audiobooks, learn a new language; search the library catalog; manage your library account and more!  Call or visit to register for a Thursday 30-minute session.

Program schedule is subject to change.  Contact the library (10 days for Oahu; 15 days for neighbor Islands) in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

Hardware Science logo with lightbulb

IN CELEBRATION OF THE 2017 SUMMER READING PROGRAM!

In Hardware Science, DIY doesn’t just stand for do-it-yourself; it stands for DISCOVER-it-yourself! Children and their families will be able to participate in some fun and interactive activities that tie in the concepts of building and science. This 45-minute program is suitable for ages 5 & older. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

Sponsored by HouseMart Ace Hardware and Ben Franklin Crafts.

Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library 15 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

Back by popular demand for our 2017 Summer Reading Program, Uncle Marty will teach you how to drive a slot car around a real slot car track.  Fun for children of all ages as they get a chance to gain hands on experience.

Program schedule is subject to change.  Contact the library 15 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

This program is FREE and open to the public.

Hours

Date Time
Monday 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Saturday CLOSED – CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED – CLOSED

Access

Parking spots 11
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 3
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 8
Magazines 32
Newspapers 2
WiFi Yes
Friends’ book store No
Free computer classes No
Meeting rooms No
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes