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Kaimuki Public Library

Address

1041 Koko Head Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816, United States
808-733-8422

About

Welcome to the Kaimuki Public Library! Designed by local architect Shoso Kagawa, our library opened on June 17, 1965. Our busy regional library opens 6 days a week and is one of only 3 public libraries open on Sundays. In 2015, our library celebrated its 50th Anniversary.


Upcoming events at this branch

Magic The Gathering card game logo

Please join us in the Library meeting room for a fun night playing: Magic the Gathering.  Welcome decks will be loaned to newcomers for the evening, and tutorials will be provided.  Experienced players are encouraged to join in and may bring in their own cards that should be marked to prevent them from being mixed up with another person’s deck.  Games will be in standard format with no restrictions on the age of the cards.

This program is for ages 12 and up.

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.

Story Time Bear on green grass with background flowers, palm trees, and ocean
  • February 2, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Sunday, repeating until November 29, 2020

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  • Contact: 808-733-8422

Come visit us on Sunday mornings for a fun-filled Storytime! Enjoy our weekly themed books and crafts. We’ll also sing your favorite children’s songs, new and old! Your child will gain early literacy skills, break out of their shell, and have fun!

Appropriate for ages 3-5, but all ages are welcome!

All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

 

Mahalo to our Friends of the Kaimuki Library for generously sponsoring this program!

Program schedule is subject to change.  Contact the library 7 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

Colorful cartoon kids jumping

Twice a month by popular demand!

Did you know that playtime is an important part of childhood development and early literacy?

Bring your littlest ones to the library to meet other kids, build motor skills, and have unstructured fun!

 

*Toys will be provided, but all library materials must stay in the library.

**All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

 

Mahalo to the Friends of the Kaimuki Public Library for sponsoring this event.

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days prior to the program date. We will make every attempt to fulfill all requests for accommodations. All programs are subject to change.

Comic book style word collage of "Wham! Pow! Zap! Bang!"

Do you love superheroes? We do too!

Join us for several rounds of Marvel Superhero BINGO with a chance to win fun prizes!

All ages welcome!

 

Event will start on time.

 

Mahalo to the Friends of the Kaimuki Public Library for sponsoring this event.

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days prior to the program date. We will make every attempt to fulfill all requests for accommodations. All programs are subject to change.

Please join us in the Library meeting room every 2nd Tuesday of the month for a fun evening playing a variety of board games that usually include: Azul, Carcassonne, and Pandemic.  Assistance and instruction on playing the games will depend on the demand that evening.  These games are suitable for ages 7 and up (Azul and Carcassonne) and 8 and up (Pandemic).

We encourage all ages over 7 to participate, however, it is important to note that these games are often popular with teens and adults.

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.

Colorful cartoon kids jumping

Twice a month by popular demand!

Did you know that playtime is an important part of childhood development and early literacy?

Bring your littlest ones to the library to meet other kids, build motor skills, and have unstructured fun!

 

*Toys will be provided, but all library materials must stay in the library.

**All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

 

Mahalo to the Friends of the Kaimuki Public Library for sponsoring this event.

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days prior to the program date. We will make every attempt to fulfill all requests for accommodations. All programs are subject to change.

The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah.  When these ancient super-species, thought to be mere myths, rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance.

Location: Meeting Room

This 132 minute movie is rated PG-13 and is suitable for ages 13 and above.  Young children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.  This movie is sponsored by the Friends of Kaimuki Public Library.

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days prior to the program date.  We will make every attempt to fulfill all requests for accommodations.  All programs are subject to change.  For a list of upcoming library events, visit www.librarieshawaii.org/events.

Social security benefits

This free workshop from Jane Burigsay, Public Affairs Specialist from the Social Security Administration, will provide helpful information about Social Security such as eligibility for benefits, how retirement status affects benefits, qualifications for different benefits, getting the most from your benefit, the future of Social Security and when you should file for Medicare.

Also learn how to use my Social Security online account and other online services.  Visit www.ssa.gov/myaccount to create a my Social Security account and print out your Social Security Statement before attending this workshop.

Location: Meeting Room

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days prior to the program date.  We will make every attempt to fulfill all requests for accommodations.  All programs are subject to change.  For a list of upcoming library events, visit www.librarieshawaii.org/events.

Hawaii Votes by Mail 2020 logo

Election Day is fast approaching!  Are you ready?  2020 marks the first election year in which the state of Hawaii will have all-mail voting for both the Primary and General Election.   The State of Hawaii Office of Elections is here to assist you with this transition to a new voting system.  In this one hour session, you will learn how to register to vote, how to complete your mail-in ballot and how to submit it to be counted.  A question and answer session will follow after the presentation, time permitting.

Location: Meeting Room

This session is open to everyone interested in the voting process, but especially to those of voting age.

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days prior to the program date.  We will make every attempt to fulfill all requests for accommodations.  All programs are subject to change.  For a list of upcoming library events, visit www.librarieshawaii.org/events.

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw Movie Poster

Ever since hulking lawman Hobbs, a loyal agent of America’s Diplomatic Security Service, and lawless outcast  Shaw, a former British military elite operative, first faced off, the duo have swapped smack talk and body blows as they’ve tried to take each other down.  But when anarchist Brixton gains control of an insidious bio-threat that could alter humanity forever, these two sworn enemies will have to partner up to bring down the only guy who might be badder than themselves.

Location: Meeting Room

This program is sponsored by the Friends of Kaimuki Public Library and is rated PG-13 for prolonged sequences of action and violence, suggestive material and some strong language.

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days prior to the program date.  We will make every attempt to fulfill all requests for accommodations.  All programs are subject to change.  For a list of upcoming library events, visit www.librarieshawaii.org/events.

Hours

Date Time
Monday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday CLOSED - CLOSED
Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Access

Parking spots 44
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 3
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 20
Magazines 63
Newspapers 16
WiFi Yes
Friends' book store Yes
Free computer classes Yes
Meeting rooms Yes
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes