Kealakekua Public Library

Address

81-6619 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, HI 96750, United States
808-323-7585

About

Welcome to the Kealakekua Public Library! Designed by architect Howard Redfearn, our library opened on Oct. 14, 1950. The original portion of our library was built with native lava rock and ohia logs. Located in West Hawaii, our library serves residents from Keauhou-Kona to Ocean View in the Ka`u District.


Upcoming events at this branch

Technology can be confusing.

We’re here to help!

Every Tuesday, the Kealakekua Library will provide a 1-hour one-on-one help session for basic tech questions. First come, first serve, and bring your device(s) with you. From setting up email, to learning more about the library’s databases, we’re here to help!

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

 

Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse movie poster

Spider Man meets many different versions of himself when a gateway into the multiverse opens up.

This film is Rated PG and is proudly supported by Friends of the Libraries, Kona. Free, freshly popped popcorn will be served and beverages in closed containers are permitted.

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

Girl holding instant snow

It doesn’t just snow on Mauna Kea, it snows in the library too! Make your own snow in this science experiment! This program is suitable for ages 4+. Young children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

This program is proudly sponsored by Friends of the Libraries, Kona (F.O.L.K.)

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.

 

Downton Abbey movie poster

The Crawley family prepares for an official royal visit to their family house in Yorkshire in 1927. They experience physical, social, and psychological upheavals as King George V, Queen Mary, and their royal entourage descend on the eponymous mansion.

This film is Rated PG and is proudly supported by Friends of the Libraries, Kona. Free, freshly popped popcorn will be served and beverages in closed containers are permitted.

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

Prince Caspian book cover

Are you hooked on books? Here’s a novel idea…join us for a book club just for kids! Read Prince Caspian, then get together the last Wednesday of the month to recap the story. An activity and snack will be provided. Call or stop by the library to join the club and order the book! Suitable for ages 8-12 years.

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

 

open book with illustrated 3D pictures

Winter sparkles with vibrant stories and poems for all ages.  Take your imagination for a spin as Judy shares stories from around the world. This program is suitable for ALL ages! Light snacks will be provided!

This program is proudly sponsored by Friends of the Libraries, Kona. (F.O.L.K.)

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 Tiger and Lion with Books

Join us the first and third Monday of the month to listen to stories, and enjoy a fun craft! Small children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Story time promotes early literacy and brain development through increased knowledge, vocabulary, imagination, and concentration.

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

Teen Jewelry Making Class Oct. 17 6p.m.
  • February 3, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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    This program is ongoing and will recur the first Monday of each month, unless otherwise noted. Please call the library at 808.323.7585 to check the schedule with a staff member. 
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This monthly program at Kealakekua Public Library is for you to get together with other beaders and jewelry makers to create, discuss, and work together!

We have the space, you bring the tools and projects. BYOB (bring your own beads) and bead away the afternoon.

This program is ongoing and will recur the first Monday of each month, unless otherwise noted. Please call the library at 808.323.7585 to check the schedule with a staff member.

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

 

Hours

Date Time
Monday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday CLOSED - CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED - CLOSED

Access

Parking spots 14
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 1
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 9
Magazines 23
Newspapers 2
WiFi Yes
Friends' book store No
Free computer classes No
Meeting rooms No
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services No