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 children, 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.

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 request for accommodations.  All programs are subject to change.  For a list of upcoming library events, visit www.librarieshawaii.org/events

Pompom Owls with party hats and balloons. Text says, "Get awesome prizes!"

Birds are on the loose! We need help finding all of the Lost Back-to-School birdies. If you return one of the lost birdies, we will give you a great reward!

  

*Please only one prize per child per day. 

**All birds need to stay in the library. Birds of a feather flock together, and these bookish birds like to keep their flock at the library. Mahalo!

 

Rewards can be found at the Reference Desk. Rewards include recorders, kazoos, rainbow pencils, spy pens, plane gliders and so much more! While supplies last.

Chess pieces picture

Enjoy the challenging game of chess every Thursday in 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.  Players will be responsible for making their own arrangements with other players and setting up their own matches.  For ages 8 and up with a current and valid library card.   Please see the Adult Reference Desk for more information.

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

Story Time Bear on green grass with background flowers, palm trees, and ocean
  • August 25, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Sunday, repeating until December 29, 2019

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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.

 

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.

Aquaman Movie Poster

Enjoy an afternoon movie!  Aquaman is an action-packed adventure that reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime, one that will not only force him to face who he really is but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be a king.

Location: Meeting Room

This 143-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

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.

LEGOs with text
  • September 4, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Come build your own masterpiece with our LEGOs! Either follow a themed challenge, or let your imagination run wild!

LEGO Club meets first Wednesday of every month.

 

*For kids ages Kindergarten-5th grade.

**All materials must stay in the library.

 

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

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.

Please join us at Kaimuki Library for a presentation about how to prepare for the arrival of the next hurricane.  Our Speaker, Brigadier General Bruce Oliveira, will discuss what the impact of such a hurricane could be to Kaimuki, and how to create a plan and set of supplies to see you safely through a storm like Hurricane Lane.  This plan can also be used for other emergencies, such as tsunamis, earthquakes, or major power outages.  There will be informational pamphlets available and time for questions at the end of the presentation.

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.

colored pencils and coloring sheet
  • September 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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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.

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