Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library

Address

3225 Salt Lake Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96818, United States
808-831-6831

About

Welcome to the Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library! A former storefront library across the street, our current  library opened on Aug. 29, 1992. Our two-story building houses some of the library system’s administrative and support office staff. It features beautiful murals of historic Salt Lake and Moanalua during ancient Hawaiian times by renowned local artist Patrick Ching.

Upcoming Events

25th anniversary seal with photo of Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library

Everyone in the community is invited to Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library’s 25th Anniversary celebration! From a humble storefront beginning, the library has been at the current location since 1992.

Schedule of events:

10:15 am – 11:00 am – Gee Yung International Martial Arts Dragon & Lion Dance Association (more information)

11:00 am – 12:00 Noon – Set up for magic show (An excellent time to look at the collection and check out some materials.)

12:00 Noon – 12:45 pm – Magician Glen Bailey (more information)

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm – Remarks from legislators and library administrative staff

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm – Cake and ice cream (Served by Friends of the Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library)

This 25th anniversary celebration is sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i.

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.

Old time traditional card game.

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.

Children's Storytime

Creating life-long readers begins at a young age.  These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to get kids ready to read. Children under 5 years old are encouraged to engage with the stories, and activities, and their grownups to participate in the program along with the children. All 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.

"A Bug's Life" movie poster

The Library hosts a movie on the last Monday of the month (except on State holidays) at 2:30 p.m. in our newspaper and magazine room. This month’s movie is A Bug’s Life, a 1998 computer-animated Disney/Pixar film. A bumbling ant recruits a band of insect circus performers to save his colony from an army of greedy grasshoppers. The movie is rated-G and is suitable 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.

Create quick and easy crafts. For beginners only.

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.

Create quick and easy crafts. For beginners only.

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.

Group of 6 people standing in front of a tree. Five people are holding recorders. One person is holding a 'ukelele.

Experience the beautiful and soothing musical sounds of Skylark, a recorder and ‘ukulele ensemble. Skylark started in 1988. This group has performed at various events and locations around Honolulu,including Saint Francis Hospice, Saint Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Waimanalo, Harris Methodist, Hawaii Handweavers’ Hui, and Foster Garden for 12+ years.  Selections include classics such as “Greensleeves” to more contemporary pieces like “Over the Rainbow” with the Israel Kamakawiwaole styling.

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.

This program is part of the continuing Celebration of Salt Lake-Moanalua’s 25th Anniversary.

Paint palette with brush

Explore different types of art media. For beginners only.

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.

Pile of colored Lego bricks

Join the Children’s Librarian for our monthly Lego Club. No sign-in required. Kids are welcome to do free play or participate in the monthly theme challenge.

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.

Old time traditional card game.

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.

Meadow Gold Dairies' Lani Moo and Calci

Lani Moo & Calci Calcium will read aloud some of their favorite children’s stories. Afterwards, they will offer a simple craft activity for the keiki. This 45-minute program is suitable for ages 3 and older. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

Sponsored by Meadow Gold Dairies.

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.

The Library hosts a movie on the last Monday of the month (except on State holidays) at 2:30 p.m. in our newspaper and magazine room. To find out the movie title, contact the library at 831-6831. Program is suitable 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.

video games

Come play Wii in the library! The 2-hour event will be held every Wednesday afternoon.

Program schedules are subject to change. Contact the library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

The Library hosts a movie on the last Monday of the month (except on State holidays) at 2:30 p.m. in our newspaper and magazine room. To find out the movie title, contact the library at 831-6831. Program is suitable 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.

Hours

Date Time
Monday 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Tuesday 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Sunday CLOSED – CLOSED

Access

Parking spots 99
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 4
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 16
Magazines 42
Newspapers 4
WiFi Yes
Friends’ book store No
Free computer classes No
Meeting rooms No
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes