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

Puzzle Pieces

Do you enjoy doing jigsaw puzzles in your spare time?  If you do, Kaimuki Public Library may just have the puzzle for you!  A limited supply of puzzles are available to borrow for teens and adults at the Adult Reference Desk on a first come, first serve basis during library hours, excluding Saturdays and state holidays.  Donations of puzzles are always welcome.  For more information about the program and how to donate, please inquire at the Adult Reference Desk.

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.

Chess pieces picture

Enjoy the challenging game of chess every Thursday at the library!  First come, first serve for chess sets and boards provided by Kaimuki Public Library.  All experience levels are welcome, but no instruction will be provided.  For ages 8 and up with a current and valid library card.  Please see the adult reference desk for more information and how to participate. 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.

Cartoon animals reading books. Storytime
  • April 28, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on January 27, 2019 at 10:30am

    One event on February 3, 2019 at 10:30am

    One event on February 10, 2019 at 10:30am

    One event on February 24, 2019 at 10:30am

    One event on March 3, 2019 at 10:30am

    One event on March 10, 2019 at 10:30am

    One event on March 17, 2019 at 10:30am

    One event on March 24, 2019 at 10:30am

    One event on March 31, 2019 at 10:30am

    One event on April 7, 2019 at 10:30am

    One event on April 14, 2019 at 10:30am

    One event on April 28, 2019 at 10:30am

    One event on May 5, 2019 at 10:30am

    One event on May 12, 2019 at 10:30am

    One event on May 19, 2019 at 10:30am

    One event on May 26, 2019 at 10:30am

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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.

Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom movie poster

When the island’s dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event.

Location: Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

This movie is sponsored by the Friends of Kaimuki Public Library and is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of science-fiction violence and peril.

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.

Test your knowledge with our monthly giant crossword puzzle.  Every month we will post a new crossword puzzle that anyone can contribute to.  Worried about making mistakes, no problem, we provide pencils with erasers.  Additionally, this is simply for fun, so come and join our fact sleuthing.  Please see reference staff for more information.

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.

Learn to “Make” art out of trash. Collect your receipts and join us for a fun crafting session to learn how to make flowers out of what usually gets thrown away.  We will be turning these flowers in pen toppers or pins to keep or give away to special someone.  We will also be providing instructions in several more crafts that you can give as gifts.  Program is appropriate for Teens, adults, and children 9+.  Children will need to be accompanied and assisted by an adult.  We will be using tools that can be dangerous.

RSVP is required and space is limited. Please call or RSVP at the Reference desk.

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

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.

Book Club

Set against the dramatic backdrop of the American Revolution, and featuring a cast of legendary characters, The Hamilton Affair tells the sweeping, tumultuous, true story of Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler, from passionate and tender beginnings to his fateful duel on the banks of the Hudson River.

This title is available in print (hardcover, paperback, and large type), ebook and e-audiobook formats through the Hawaii State Public Library System.

Our book club meets monthly in our downstairs meeting room, but program schedule is subject to change.

Mission Impossible Fallout Movie Poster

Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong.

Location: Meeting Room

This movie is sponsored by the Friends of Kaimuki Public Library and is rated PG-13 for violence and intense sequences of action, and for brief strong language.

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.

colored pencils and coloring sheet
  • May 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until October 15, 2019

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Join us for a relaxing evening of coloring in our downstairs Meeting Room.  Choose from a variety of coloring sheets and colored pencils or feel free to bring your own!

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Kaimuki Public Library and is suitable for Adults and young adults ages 17+.

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.

Picture of a paper planner

Want to add some color to your planning?  Discover paper planner techniques and practice using creative tools to get organized for the school year, summer vacation, appointments & birthdays.  We will also discuss the value of bullet journaling, tracking goals and to-do lists and spend some hands-on time sharing fun ideas.

Pre-register at the Reference Desk as attendance is limited.  Optional: Bring your own planner to decorate at the workshop.  This workshop will be located in our downstairs Meeting Room and is recommended for adults and teens ages 14+.

About the speaker: Jenn Bryant is a mother of two tweens, a teacher, conference speaker, avid lifestyle blogger and podcast host.

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