Kahului Public Library

Address

90 School St, Kahului, HI 96732, United States
808-873-3097

About

Welcome to the Kahului Public Library! Designed by Noboru Kobayashi, our library opened on Feb. 9, 1963. Native Hawaiian plants are featured in our yard and courtyard . We serve as the regional library and Federal Depository for Maui, offering enriching programs for all ages year-round.

Upcoming Events

On select Tuesday nights during Summer Reading Program (June 2–July 14), Kahului Library will be presenting a series of musical movies in celebration of the 2018 Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock!

On Tuesday, June 5 at 6:00pm, join us for Coco. (Rated PG, 1 hr 49 min, 2017.)

On Tuesday, June 19 at 6:0opm, be entertained by The Greatest Showman. (Rated PG, 1 hr 46 min, 2017.)

On Tuesday, July 3 at 6:00pm, be our guest for Beauty and the Beast. (Rated G, 1 hr 32 min, 1991.)

On Tuesday, July 10 at 6:00pm, enjoy Tangled. (Rated PG, 1 hr 40 min, 2010.)

Young children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver, please. Program schedule is subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

Cartoon caterpillar reading a book

Children and their parents are welcome to join us for books, songs, rhymes, and movement designed to encourage early literacy and a love of reading. This program is best suited for preschool children, but older children are also welcome! (Tip: Stick around afterwards for a craft project! Or you may also feel welcome to join us for just the craft, which will be available starting at 11:00 am until the end of the day or until supplies run out.)

All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

Uncle Wayne

Get ready to sing, dance, laugh, learn and have a rollicking good time with Uncle Wayne and the Howling Dog Band! For over two decades, Uncle Wayne has shared his music with the children of Hawaii.  He combines his professional career in early childhood education and his extensive knowledge of child development with a love and passion for music to create a dynamic experience for children and their families.  Sponsored by Maui Friends of the Library with additional funding from the Kay A. Edwards Memorial Fund.  Program is subject to change.  If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

Cartoon image of Mr. Kneel and friends

In celebration of the Statewide Summer Reading Program, Mr. Kneel will share his love for reading through beatbox and rhyme at four Maui libraries this July.

As a professional goofball, hip-hop emcee and beatboxer, “Mr. Kneel” (Neil McIntyre) creates music that inspires and uplifts, promoting learning and positive attitudes.  Come join the fun!

Sponsored by a generous grant from Maui Friends of the Library, this program is suitable for ages 5 and up.  Children must be accompanied by a parent or an adult caregiver.

All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

Musician Ian O'Sullivan

Celebrate the 2018 Summer Reading Program!

Ian O’Sullivan is a classically-trained guitarist who will perform a variety of instrumental tunes and discuss his music style. Ian is well-versed in Hawaiian slack-key guitar and the ukulele, in addition to the Western classical repertoire. He is the first guitarist from Hawaii to be accepted to Yale University’s School of Music and has performed at various local and prestigious national music venues.

This free 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 and the 2018 Summer Reading Sponsors. 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.

All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

 

Hours

Date Time
Monday CLOSED – CLOSED
Tuesday 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 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 59
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 2
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 19
Magazines 155
Newspapers 16
WiFi Yes
Friends’ book store No
Free computer classes No
Meeting rooms No
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes