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

Keiki Storytime
  • September 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 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.

September 05 – October 31, 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, contact the library at least 7 days prior to the program date. We will make every attempt to fulfill all requests for accommodations.

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 craft.

Please note: this program is conducted by Disney VoluntEARS and costumed 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.

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.

Storytime Clip Art
  • September 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until October 31, 2019

  • Categories:
  • 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.

September 05 – October 31, 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, contact the library at least 7 days prior to the program date. We will make every attempt to fulfill all requests for accommodations.

Color image of the front cover of the book Educated: a Memoir by Tara Westover

The Kapolei Public Library Book Club will discuss Educated: a Memoir by Tara Westover.

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.

Images of healthy lifestyle

Drawing on current research, Tonya Hammond-Tullis, MAC, of the Alzheimer’s Association, will present on lifestyle habits that can keep your brain healthy as you age and possibly delay the onset of cognitive decline in four areas: cognitive activity, physical health and exercise, diet and nutrition, and social engagement.

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.

Treble Clef Clip Art

Hey Kids!  Do you ever wonder how sound travels or if you could see sound?

Join us for a morning of educational and fun hands-on activities presented by the University of Hawaiʻi Graduate Women in Science.  Activities include Musical Jars, Seeing Sound, the Science of Waves, and more!  This program is best for children ages 5 years and older.  All children must have adult supervision.

This program is sponsored by 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.

Children wearing Halloween costumes

Have a “SPOOKTACULAR” Halloween!

Join us for fun carnival style games where keiki 12 years old and younger can test their skills (and earn tickets) on games such as the Witch’s Hat ring toss, Spin-the-Wheel, and Jack-o-Lantern bean bag toss.  Keiki may redeem their tickets for a variety of prizes. This event would be a perfect time to show off your trick-or-treating costumes!

This program is sponsored by 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.

Logo for the 2020 U.S. Decennial Census (United States Census 2020)

The U.S Census Bureau, together with the Kapolei Public Library, is presenting the Road to 2020 Decennial Census.

Learn how the Census impacts your community for the next ten years, identify Low Response Census Tracts in your community  and how you can help in ensuring that your community gets a complete and accurate count. Get updates about the ongoing census operations and help us shape our shared future together.

Presented by Annie Sokol, Partnership Specialist, U.S. Census Bureau.

Saturday, November 2, 2019: 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 22, 2020: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

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. 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