Lahaina Public Library

Address

680 Wharf St, Lahaina, HI 96761, United States
808-662-3950

About

Welcome to the Lahaina Public Library! We opened on Mar. 4, 1956 on the site of a former royal taro patch belonging to King Kamehameha III. Our 19,031 sq. ft. library serves the local community as well as many tourists that visit the area. $280,000 renovation completed in 2012 (no State cost) thanks to Rotary Club of Lahaina, HSPLS, Maui Friends of Library, other donors.


Upcoming events at this branch

Come read to Sammy the Cocker Spaniel on Wednesdays after school, from 1:30-2:30 pm, Auntie Terri will be here to help too. Grades K-5. This “Tail Waggin Tutors” program encourages your child to read by providing a non-judgmental listener and furry friend to read to that won’t laugh at them if they make a mistake or stumble over a word.

Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

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

 

Children in library using books
  • January 25, 2020 @ 10:45 am - 11:15 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:45am on Saturday, repeating until May 30, 2020

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Join us each Saturday morning for an always different fun filled story time! We may do crafts, play a game, strike up the band, work puzzles or have a dance party!
Program is suitable for ages 5 and under. Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

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

Chinese new year lion

We’ll have “Li Chou and the Dragon’s Promise” read by Maui author, Nansy Phleger followed by Chinese New Year games and crafts. Welcome in the Year of the Rat with these fun activities.
The author will have copies of her book for sale. 10% of all book sales goes to library materials.

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

 

 

Crew of sailboat

Wild weather and remoteness make navigating the Northwest Passage one of the ultimate maritime challenges–meet and greet the crew of the Mirabelle–they survived and thrived this daredevil feat! Sailing from France to Greenland to Hawaii–this crew has been through it all–learn all about their adventures and how they prepared for this journey. Let’s welcome them to the Valley Island!

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

Toys coming out of head
  • February 4, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

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Makerspace, crafting, art, sewing, tinkering,  –it all adds up to using your creativity and imagination!  Join us every first Tuesday of the month for this fun, drop in, after school program! Materials, toys and tools will be available to learn, create, explore, collaborate, and share. Materials will vary month to month. Recommended for ages 8 – 16.

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

 

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Maui Live Poets Society meets at Lahaina Library 2nd Tuesday of every month from 6-7:45 pm. You are invited to join them for poetry appreciation and open poetry reading.
Recommended for ages 18 and over.

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

Cat in the hat carrying a birthday cake

Join Mr. Kneel as he gets a “jump” on celebrating one of our favorite author’s birthdays! We’ll read our favorite Dr. Seuss book, sing along with Mr. Kneels’ beatbox antics and pay tribute to one of America’s best loved authors!

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 CLOSED - CLOSED
Tuesday 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday CLOSED - CLOSED

Access

Parking spots 7
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 1
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 8
Magazines 132
Newspapers 11
WiFi Yes
Friends' book store No
Free computer classes Yes
Meeting rooms No
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes