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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

Angry Birds 2 movie poster

The birds team up with the scheming green pigs to fight against a new threat to the island.

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. Bring your own water bottles please!

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

  • April 2, 2020 @ 2:30 am - 3:30 am
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    An event every month that begins at 2:30 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 2, 2020

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Love to knit? Join us!

The first Wednesday of each month, come to the Kealakekua Library and join other knitters for an afternoon of knitting. We’ve got the space, you bring your knitting projects. This program suitable for knitters of all levels, just bring your own supplies.

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

egg shape with yarn threaded around

Work on fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and have a little fun, too! Just in time for Easter, make these fun eggs to use in your decorating and maybe save one for the Easter bunny! Suitable for ages 5+, small children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All materials provided, no online RSVP.

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.
  • April 7, 2020 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
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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

 

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! Can’t make it on a Tuesday? Give us a call and we’ll find a time that works for both of us!

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

 

Addams family 2019 movie poster

Dark hilarity ensues after the Addams family relocates to suburban New Jersey. Their macabre traditions are promptly challenged by modern technology and their neighbors’ 21st century norms.

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. Bring your own water bottles please!

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

Beaded bugs

Learn to make these beautifully beaded butterflies to adorn your home, add to jewelry, or anything else your heart desires.

This one-hour program is suitable for ages ­­8 and up and is limited to the first 8 patrons. Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. All materials will be provided.

Program size is limited. RSVP is required. RSVP online for this event by selecting the RSVP function. Reservation period will close on April 8th, while availability lasts. Please call the library (808-323-7585) or visit if reservation assistance is needed.

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

hand with finger puppets

Join us for another fun puppet show and then play with puppets and make up your own stories! We will have finger puppets and a puppet theatre to share your story with others who attend! This program is for all ages!

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

Frozen 2 movie poster

Elsa the Snow Queen and her sister Anna embark on an adventure far away from the kingdom of Arendelle. They are joined by friends, Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven.

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. Bring your own water bottles please!

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