Kapolei Public Library

 

 

Address

1020 Manawai St, Kapolei, HI 96707, United States
808-693-7050

About

Welcome to the Kapolei Public Library! Built on land provided to the state in trust by Campbell Estate, our library opened in August 2004. With more than 48,000 registered patrons and visitors, we often have the highest circulation figures among Oahu libraries. One of our most popular programs is Halloween “Fright Night” on Oct. 31!


Upcoming events at this branch

Duck and Books Clip Art

Each year, Kapolei Public Library holds it Children’s Spring Reading Program during most schools’ intercessions.  Children who participate in this program are eligible to win weekly and bonus prizes just for reading!  Registration starts on Saturday, March 16 and the program ends on March 30.

  • Children (babies to 6th grade) are welcome to enter this program.
  • Participants may win one prize per week if they read one book per week or at least one hour per week.
  • Bonus prizes will be awarded to children who read 5, 10, or 15 hours during this 2-week program.
  • Children may register or claim their prizes anytime during library open hours.
  • Parents are encouraged to read to their children who can’t or need help reading.
  • This year, for the first time, we are offering an optional NENE Award Book Challenge for 4th – 6th graders.
  • See staff at the Children’s Reference Desk for details.

Please note:  this Spring Reading Program is unique to Kapolei Public Library and does not utilize the online Beanstack program.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library Kapolei.

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

 

Three rabbits for Kapolei Program

Due to circumstances beyond our control, Kapolei’s rabbit program has been CANCELLED. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.

 

 

Disney VoluntEAR logo

Join us for a special storytime featuring Disney’s Aulani VoluntEARS!  They will share a read-aloud of great stories followed by a Disney-themed craft.

Please note: this program is conducted by Disney VoluntEARS and Disney characters will not be present.

The Disney VoluntEARS are dedicated to contributing personal time, expertise and effort to make a positive impact on our communities.

Program schedule is subject to change.  If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, contact the library 7 days prior to the program date.

  • March 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Thursday, repeating until April 29, 2019

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  • Contact: 808-693-7050

Storytimes for preschool age children feature themed stories, fingerplays, and songs. Most storytimes will be followed by a simple activity. All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

March 04 – April 29, 2019.  Mondays and Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.

Special events may be held in lieu of regularly scheduled storytimes. 

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

Graduation cap with money roll and coins

How do you decide which colleges to apply to?  Which colleges are the best fit for you?

The Hawaiʻi Association for College Admission Counseling (HACAC) will conduct a presentation on how high school students and their families can make informed decisions about college and financial aid.  This free presentation is suitable for high school students and their families.  Younger students are welcome to attend.

The HACAC is a non-profit organization of professionals working in the realm of college admissions, both on the secondary and post-secondary levels.  HACAC members are dedicated to helping students transition to post-secondary opportunities through education, collaboration, and community building.

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

Color image of front cover of Circe: a Novel, 1st edition, by Madeline Miller

The Kapolei Public Library Book Club will discuss Circe: a Novel by Madeline Miller.

First-time attendees should register at the Fiction/Hawaiiana reference desk in person or by phone. The meeting will be held in the second-floor break room.

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.

 

 

Felted bunny, chick, piglet

Bunny!  Chick!  Piglet!

Celebrate Spring by creating a cute needle-felted craft under the guidance of crafter, Wendy Ikeda.  Your craft could be a great addition to a child’s Easter basket, a gift for a friend, or a keepsake for yourself.

This program is limited to 10 participants and registration is required.  Call our library during business hours at the number below or register at the Young Adult Reference Desk to reserve your spot.  This program, suitable for ages 10 and older, is sponsored by the Friends of the Library Kapolei.

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

Color photo of financial services professional Antonio Bale and attorney Jennifer Okubo

Antonio Bale, a financial services professional, and Jennifer Okubo, an estate planning and trust administration attorney, will present information on estate tax laws, available legal vehicles (wills, trusts, etc.), income planning (long-term care insurance, life insurance, etc.), avoiding complications and delays in inheritance, financial protection from disability.

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.

 

image of green currency and stacks of silver coins

Bring the whole family for 2 hours of learning through presentation, activities and interaction with consumer-oriented nonprofit exhibitors.    Presentation topics will include budgeting, creating wealth, tax changes, predatory lending, consumer fraud/scams, and consumer credit.

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 - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday CLOSED - CLOSED

Access

Parking spots 99
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 5
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 44
Magazines 66
Newspapers 8
WiFi Yes
Friends' book store No
Free computer classes Yes
Meeting rooms No
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes