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

Cody Pueo Pata

NEW PROGRAM DATE!

“Songs for West Maui” was initially scheduled for September 14, 2019.


Join us as we feature Cody Pueo Pata, a multi-talented singer, composer, musician, recording artist, kumu hula and chanter, and a 2007 Na Hoku Hanohano haku mele category award winner.  Cody will perform and share background information on songs he composed for West Maui. Program is suitable for all ages. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

Sponsored by the North Beach-West Maui Benefit Fund.

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.

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
  • September 21, 2019 @ 10:45 am - 11:15 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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

Golden Rule Sail boat

The historic return to Hawaii of the peace sailboat Golden Rule and its Peace in the Pacific mission will be the focus of keynote speaker Helen Jaccard, Veterans for Peace Golden Rule project manager. The Golden Rule Project aims to re-create the 1958 voyage of the same sailboat which attempted to stop nuclear testing in the Pacific. Having sailed from California in July, the boat and crew are visiting each Hawaiian island with the message that nuclear disarmament is possible.

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

A burglar stealing a wallet

Don’t be a victim! Learn how to protect yourself and your good name! Protect yourself from identity theft, investment fraud and other common scams.  An AARP representative will provide insights into the mind of fraudulent criminals by information gained from undercover FBI tapes and interviews with the con-artists. Learn to identify the most common persuasion tactics so that you can avoid them. This one-hour program is suitable for ages 18 and older. Handouts will be available.

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

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