Princeville Public Library

Address

4343 Emmalani Dr, Princeville, HI 96722, United States
808-826-4310

About

Welcome to the Princeville Public Library! Designed by Kauai-born architect Maurice Yamasato of Yamasato, Fujiwara, Aoki & Associates, our library opened on Apr. 14, 1999. Princeville Corp., in partnership with the State and County, provided land to build the library. We are the 6th public library to open on the Garden Island.

Upcoming Events

Draw. Paint. Photograph. Build a model. Anything is possible for the Keiki Art Challenge!

The challenge is open to Pre-K through Grade 6. Bring in your creation and fill out an entry form at the Circulation Desk. Bring in your entry from December 1 to December 28.

We can’t wait to see what you imagine into existence!

Movie poster featuring Will Ferrell standing on the right holding his raincoat and briefcase

Our Friday Matinee series continues with the 2006 romantic dramedy Stranger Than Fiction. Check out the plot summary below!

“An IRS agent questions his sanity when he begins hearing an unseen novelist narrating his life as part of her newest book.”

This program is sponsored by the Princeville Public Library and the Friends of the North Shore Library at Princeville. The film’s runtime is 113 minutes. Rated PG-13. Plot summary provided by Swank Movie Licensing, U.S.A. The screening will take place in the Meeting Room. Patrons under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Please contact the hosting library 15 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if any special accommodations are needed.  The film will be screened with subtitles on. Mahalo!

crafts

Build, draw, color and create at our Keiki Craft Time!

We have crayons, markers, colored pencils, glue, glitter, cardboard structures and more. Stop by and see what you can imagine up!

Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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.

Did you know that the library provides free access to eMagazines, eNewspapers, eBooks & audiobooks, practice tests, Gale Courses and more?

“Tech Help” is a one-on-one help session for patrons interested in learning more about the Hawaii State Public Library System’s digital resources and learning opportunities. We have resources for adults, teens and keiki.

Sessions run for a 1/2 hour. To schedule a session, stop by our library or give us a call during our regular business hours. All contact information is listed below.

Not sure what you’d like to learn about? Go to our website and explore the options listed under “Browse”, “Learn” and “Research”!

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

color pencils

Adults, when was the last time you sat down and filled in a coloring sheet? When did you last write a letter– not an e-mail? Stop by our first “Coloring & Correspondence” to color or write! This recurring event falls on the third Wednesday of every month (beginning in December 2017).

All supplies are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. The program is in our Meeting Room.

This program is sponsored by the Princeville Public Library and the Friends of the North Shore Library at Princeville. 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. Mahalo!

 

Join us for our weekly Children’s Storytime! Our storytime program features wondrous stories, creative felt boards, sing-a-long songs and rhymes. All storytimes are followed by a Make & Take craft.

Program content is designed for keiki aged 3-5, but all children are welcome to attend. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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.

Documentary poster with a snow-covered bridge and two people walking across the bridge

Our Friday Matinee series continues with the documentary Stories We Tell. Check out the plot summary below!

“Sarah Polley explores her family history, including the revelation that the man she was raised by wasn’t her biological father. The film also features interviews with her siblings and a look at her parents’ less-than-ideal marriage.”

This program is sponsored by the Princeville Public Library and the Friends of the North Shore Library at Princeville. The film’s runtime is 108 minutes. Rated PG-13. Plot summary provided by Swank Movie Licensing, U.S.A. The screening will take place in the Meeting Room. Patrons under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Please contact the hosting library 15 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if any special accommodations are needed.  The film will be screened with subtitles on. Mahalo!

 

Lego Club image

Calling all builders! Come on over to the library and construct LEGO masterpieces. We supply the LEGOs, you supply the imagination.

This program is designed for keiki aged 4-9 years old, but all children are welcome to attend. If younger children participate they must be able to use small LEGO pieces. The presence of an adult caregiver is required.

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.

Wonder Woman movie poster

Our Skip the Hold List series begins with the 2017 live-action adaptation of Wonder Woman. Check out the plot summary below!

“An Amazon princess leaves her island home and journeys to the outside world, which is being consumed by a massive war. With the help of an American pilot, she works to put an end to the conflict.”

This program is sponsored by the Princeville Public Library and the Friends of the North Shore Library at Princeville. The film’s runtime is 141 minutes. Rated PG-13. Plot summary provided by Swank Movie Licensing, U.S.A. The screening will take place in the Meeting Room. Patrons under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Please contact the hosting library 15 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if any special accommodations are needed.  The film will be screened with subtitles on. Mahalo!

Beauty and the Beast movie poster

Our Friday Matinee series continues with the 2017 live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast. Check out the plot summary below!

“Disney’s Beauty and the Beast…is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior and realize the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within.”

This program is sponsored by the Princeville Public Library and the Friends of the North Shore Library at Princeville. The film’s runtime is 129 minutes. Rated PG. Plot summary provided by Swank Movie Licensing, U.S.A. The screening will take place in the Meeting Room. Patrons under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Please contact the hosting library 15 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if any special accommodations are needed.  The film will be screened with subtitles on. Mahalo!

Chalk coloring a sidewalk

Calling all junior artists!

We’ve been looking at our sidewalk and we’ve decided it is just too dull. Stop by and help us decorate! We’ve got chalk and plenty of space to let your imagination run wild.

Is it raining? No problem! Come in and play board games or color & craft!

The presence of an adult caregiver is required.

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. Mahalo!

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Movie Poster

Join us for the first feature of our “SciFi Saga” film series!

“An ex-stormtrooper, a scrappy desert dweller and a droid companion embark on a journey that brings them face-to-face with heroes from the past, who are now battling a fascist regime called the First Order.”

This program is sponsored by the Princeville Public Library and the Friends of the North Shore Library at Princeville. The film’s runtime is 136 minutes. Rated PG-13. Plot summary provided by Swank Movie Licensing, U.S.A. The screening will take place in the Meeting Room.

All keiki must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Please contact the hosting library 15 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if any special accommodations are needed.  The film will be screened with subtitles on. Mahalo!

crafts

Build, draw, color and create at our Keiki Craft Time!

We have crayons, markers, colored pencils, glue, glitter, cardboard structures and more. Stop by and see what you can imagine up!

Keiki must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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. Mahalo!

color pencils

Adults, when was the last time you sat down and filled in a coloring sheet? When did you last write a letter– not an e-mail–to someone you care about? Stop by “Coloring & Correspondence” to color or write! This recurring event falls on the third Wednesday of every month.

All supplies are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. The program is in our Meeting Room.

This program is sponsored by the Princeville Public Library and the Friends of the North Shore Library at Princeville. 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. Mahalo!

 

Rogue One Star Wars Movie Poster 460 x 345

Join us for the second feature of our “SciFi Saga” film series.

“In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.”

This program is sponsored by the Princeville Public Library and the Friends of the North Shore Library at Princeville. The film’s runtime is 133 minutes. Rated PG-13. Plot summary provided by Swank Movie Licensing, U.S.A. The screening will take place in the Meeting Room.

Please contact the hosting library 15 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if any special accommodations are needed.  The film will be screened with subtitles on. Mahalo!

Hours

Date Time
Monday CLOSED – CLOSED
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday CLOSED – CLOSED

Access

Parking spots 44
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 2
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 15
Magazines 36
Newspapers 3
WiFi Yes
Friends’ book store No
Free computer classes Yes
Meeting rooms No
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services No