Pearl City Public Library

Address

1138 Waimano Home Rd, Pearl City, HI 96782, United States
808-453-6566

About

Welcome to the Pearl City Public Library! One of the largest libraries on Oʻahu, our library opened on Nov. 15, 1969 as Pearl City Regional Library. We are one of three Oahu libraries open on Sundays and located next to the Pearl City Police Station.

Upcoming Events

a pile of LEGO blocks

Who:  Calling all kids grades K-6!

What:  Get creative to construct bridges using LEGOs!  A “road” will be provided.  The challenge is to make your most creative bridge!

When:  Wednesday, June 28, 10:00 – 11:00 am

Where:  The library’s meeting room

Why:  Why not?  Let’s have fun!

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.

Child playing Giant Jenga

Challenge yourself or others with our oversize Jenga blocks.  How high can you stack them?

Other board games available for free play in this program for all ages.

Young children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

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.

Yasu Ishida origami

IN CELEBRATION OF THE 2017 SUMMER READING PROGRAM!

Prepare to be amazed, dazzled & bewildered by Story Circus with Yasu Ishida – an exciting storytelling show where stories meet circus. Can you imagine what Balloon Haiku (balloon animals coming to life with Haiku), Storygami (storytelling with Origami), & Storytelling with Magic look like? Stories will come together in visual ways, inviting audience interaction and lots of fun. After the stories, children get to make a simple magic trick that they can take home to perform. This free 45-minute program is suitable for children in preschool to grade 5. 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 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

Volunteer Fair

Need to do community service? Interested in volunteering? Together as a family? With friends or work colleagues? The Pearl City Public Library welcomes people of all ages to attend our first Volunteer Fair!  Learn about the different ways you can serve and give back to the community! Ask the representative questions about volunteer opportunities within their organization & sign up.

Groups confirmed as of June 22, 2017:

AARP Hawaiʻi
American Red Cross, Hawaiʻi
Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden, Board of Water Supply, C & C of Honolulu
Friends of the Library of Hawaiʻi
Girl Scouts of Hawaiʻi
Hawaiʻi Food Bank
Hawaiʻi 4-H, Univ. of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Cooperative Extension Service
Hawaiʻi Literacy
Hawaiʻi Meals on Wheels
Hawaiian Humane Society
Keiki to Kupuna Foundation
Pacific Historic Parks
Pearl City Lions Club
Storm Water Quality Branch, Dept. of Facility Management, C & C of Honolulu

The theme for the 2017 Summer Reading Program is Build a Better World®.  Vicky Bowie, branch manager of the Pearl City Public Library, was inspired to create an opportunity to connect West Oʻahu residents with service organizations and encourage families to volunteer.  This community service project has been brought to you by the Pearl City Public Library and the Hawaiʻi State Public Library System.

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.

 

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 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

Join us for a double feature of fun…

11:00am – 1:00 pm     The LEGO™ Batman Movie (animated film)

“In the irreverent spirit of fun that made The LEGO™ Movie a worldwide phenomenon, the self described leading man of that ensemble LEGO Batman (voice of Will Arnett) stars in his own big screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker’s (voice of Zach Galifianakis) hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.,” — Warner Bros/DC Comics.

Rated PG for rude humor and action. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Movie is one hour and 44 minutes long.

1:15pm  – 3:15 pm     Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014 live-action film)

“The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder (Tohoru Masamune) and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work with fearless reporter April O’Neil (Megan Fox) and her wise-cracking cameraman Vern Fenwick (Will Arnett) to save the city and unravel Shredder’s diabolical plan,” — SirsiDynix.

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Movie is one hour and 41 minutes long.

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.

a pile of LEGO blocks

Who:  Calling all kids grades K-6!

What:  Kids will be given a theme and have the freedom to build anything!

When:  Fourth Monday of each month, 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Where:  The library’s meeting room

Why:  Why not?  Let’s have fun!

Creations will be on view in our display case!

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.

Hours

Date Time
Monday 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Saturday CLOSED – CLOSED
Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Access

Parking spots 62
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 3
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 20
Magazines 29
Newspapers 3
WiFi Yes
Friends’ book store No
Free computer classes Yes
Meeting rooms Yes
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes