Kaimuki Public Library

Temporary Hours | Effective February 28, 2022

Sunday9:00am-4:00pm
Monday10:00am-7:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am-7:00pm
Wednesday10:00am-6:00pm
Thursday10:00am-6:00pm
Friday11:00am-4:00pm
SaturdayClosed

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

Text says, "Sea Serpents and Pirate's Booty Bracelets." There is an image of a serpent and a bracelet. The background is an array of pony beads.

Create an easy-peasy sea serpent & bracelet out of pipecleaners and beads! Kids can choose from an array of colors for both their sea serpent and their bracelet.

Recommended  for ages 4-7.

 

We have taken enhanced health and safety measures for you, our patrons, and our staff.  You must follow all posted instructions while visiting and/or participating in library programming.  An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present.  By visiting and/or participating in library programming, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.  Please help keep each other healthy.

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

Light blue background, illustrated children dancing and playing with parents, bright blue text that says "Family Storytime"

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.

 

We have taken enhanced health and safety measures for you, our patrons, and our staff.  You must follow all posted instructions while visiting and/or participating in library programming.  An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present.  By visiting and/or participating in library programming, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.  Please help keep each other healthy.

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

craft supplies

We provide the supplies, your child supplies the imagination! We’ll be hosting an unstructured craft event where the child decides what to make. All supplies will be provided!

Recommended for ages 3-12.

 

Supplies may include things you do not have at home, such as stamps, colorful paper, pipecleaners, beads, pompoms, paper punches, feathers, and more!

 

We have taken enhanced health and safety measures for you, our patrons, and our staff.  You must follow all posted instructions while visiting and/or participating in library programming.  An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present.  By visiting and/or participating in library programming, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.  Please help keep each other healthy.

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

Light blue background, illustrated children dancing and playing with parents, bright blue text that says "Family Storytime"

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.

 

We have taken enhanced health and safety measures for you, our patrons, and our staff.  You must follow all posted instructions while visiting and/or participating in library programming.  An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present.  By visiting and/or participating in library programming, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.  Please help keep each other healthy.

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

Text says, "Think, Play, Win! Boredom Busters" In the middle is a game board and a pair of dice

We’ll be having a whale of a time learning new games! Come down to Kaimuki to play the Filipino strategy game, Tapatan, and the dice game, Tenzi! Play to win fun prizes!

Recommended for ages 7-10.

 

We have taken enhanced health and safety measures for you, our patrons, and our staff.  You must follow all posted instructions while visiting and/or participating in library programming.  An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present.  By visiting and/or participating in library programming, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.  Please help keep each other healthy.

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

Light blue background, illustrated children dancing and playing with parents, bright blue text that says "Family Storytime"

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.

 

We have taken enhanced health and safety measures for you, our patrons, and our staff.  You must follow all posted instructions while visiting and/or participating in library programming.  An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present.  By visiting and/or participating in library programming, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.  Please help keep each other healthy.

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

two pickleball paddles and a ball with caption pickleball

Location: Library Meeting Room (Limited seating up to 10 people, first come first served basis and Staff Parking Area. No outside food or drinks please.)

Looking for a fun and easy way to improve your overall health?  Today is your lucky day!  Pickleball is a unique sport that combines elements from sports such as tennis, badminton and ping-pong and can be played both indoors and outdoors by people of all ages.  Come and listen to Jason Oshiro from the Oahu Pickleball Association who will share his knowledge and experience about this easy to learn and enjoyable sport and you’ll see for yourself why it’s one of the fastest growing sports in the nation.

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

We have taken enhanced health and safety measures for you, our patrons, and our staff. You must follow all posted instructions while visiting and/or participating in library programming. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting and/or participating in library programming, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. Please help keep each other healthy.

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

 

Pile of colored Lego bricks

Let your imagination run wild with our unstructured LEGO hour! Recommended for ages 4-10.

 

Duplo blocks will be provided for little ones, and LEGOs will be provided for the big kids!

 

We have taken enhanced health and safety measures for you, our patrons, and our staff.  You must follow all posted instructions while visiting and/or participating in library programming.  An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present.  By visiting and/or participating in library programming, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.  Please help keep each other healthy.

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

Text above says, "Mr. Kneel's Hip Hop for Families" surrounded by fish. A photo of Neil is in the center

Celebrate the summer with Mr. Kneel at Kaimuki Library! Mr. Kneel will rap, beatbox, and sing for the children, teens, and families of Honolulu.

Mr. Kneel is Neil McIntyre, an award winning Hip Hop musician and educator, with over twenty years of experience on stage and in the classroom. He is a former inner-city teacher who went on to perform for a much larger audience in 43 of the United States and 6 provinces abroad!

Mr. Kneel has inspired tens of thousands of kids with his uplifting message of character and self-respect.

 

Mahalo nui to Neil McIntyre for generously sponsoring this program!

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

We have taken enhanced health and safety measures for you, our patrons, and our staff. You must follow all posted instructions while visiting and/or participating in library programming. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting and/or participating in library programming, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. Please help keep each other healthy.

Light blue background, illustrated children dancing and playing with parents, bright blue text that says "Family Storytime"

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.

 

We have taken enhanced health and safety measures for you, our patrons, and our staff.  You must follow all posted instructions while visiting and/or participating in library programming.  An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present.  By visiting and/or participating in library programming, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.  Please help keep each other healthy.

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

Hours

Date Time
Monday 10:00AM - 7:00PM
Tuesday 10:00AM - 7:00PM
Wednesday 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Thursday 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Friday 11:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday CLOSED - CLOSED
Sunday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

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