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

black silhouette of 2 outstretched hands reaching toward each other

Learn about Alzheimer’s and dementia through an introductory presentation by Tonya Tullis of the Alzheimer’s Association.  Attendees will learn how to identify common triggers for dementia-related behaviors, explain the process for assessing/identifying challenging behaviors, and list strategires to address some common dementia-related behaviors.

Free.  No advance registration required.

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.

Keiki Storytime

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.

June 06 – July 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.

drawing of green tree filled with spherical fruit

Learn how one family discovered its own history–finding stories of war, murder, financial disaster, financial boon, struggle and triumph–and wrote a book that their future generations can read and use as a resource to trace their ancestry back to three brothers from Japan who settled in Honolulu at the turn of the 20th Century.

Presented by Allen Awaya, editor of From Kaminoseki to Honolulu.

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.

Keiki Storytime
  • July 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Thursday, repeating until July 29, 2019

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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.

June 06 – July 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 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.

Harry Potter Clip Art with Wand

Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday @ Kapolei Public Library!

Join us for a morning of science “magic” with hands-on activities, crafts, and fun with the University of Hawaiʻi Graduate Women in Science.  Craft activities will be presented as supplies last.  Children 5th grade and below attending this event will be eligible to win a treasure chest filled with a complete set of Harry Potter books (Years 1-7).  Adult supervision is required for this event which is suitable for children ages 5 and up.

Teens!  Are you a Harry Potter enthusiast?  Does your knowledge of Harry Potter lore shine brighter than a Golden Snitch on a hot, sunny, summer day?  Complete our teen Harry Potter trivia card and be eligible to win a gift card and a Harry Potter book mark.

This program is sponsored by the University of Hawaiʻi Graduate Women in Science and the Friends of the Library Kapolei.

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

 

Keiki Storytime

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.

June 06 – July 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 need an auxiliary aid or other accommodation due to a disability, contact the library at least 7 days prior to the program date.  We will make every attempt to fulfill all requests for accommodations.

Front cover of the book The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom.

The Kapolei Public Library Book Club will discuss The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom.

First-time attendees should register at the Fiction/Hawaiiana reference desk in person or by phone. On the meeting day, come to the second floor of the library and go straight into the staff workroom through the door nearest the DVD drawers.

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.

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