IMPORTANT ALERT! Aloha! The Aina Haina Public Library will be closed until further notice, while we repair damages to the library from the flood. We apologize for the inconvenience. Mahalo for your patience! We send good wishes to all of our neighbors who were affected by the flooding.

 

Lanai Public and School Library

Address

555 Fraser Ave, Lanai City, HI 96763, United States
808-565-7920

About

Welcome to the Lanai Public and School Library! Designed by architect Edwin T. Murayama, our library opened its doors to the public on Oct. 15, 1975. Our public and school library is the seventh such facility in the state and the first in Maui county. Our library is the only place on the island that provides free Internet access and Wi-Fi for library card holders.

Upcoming Events

Flowers & dragonflies

Celebrate spring.  Surround yourself with flowers and dragonflies.  All supplies will be provided.  This free activity is suitable for children ages 5 and older.  Young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.  Program available while supplies last.

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.

Janice Morimoto photo

Storyteller “Aunty Jan” Morimoto will tell new stories such as Wanda’s Teeth and Click Clack Moo as well as favorite classics like Empty Pot, Tutu and de Rolling Papaya, and many other funny folktales from around the world.  Auntie Jan has been a professional storyteller for many years and has performed with various theatre groups and at storytelling festivals.  This 45-minute program is suitable ages 5 and older.  Young children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

Sponsored by the Maui Friends of the Library. This is a production of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Outreach College’s Statewide Cultural Extension Program with additional funding and support provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the University of Hawaii.

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.

a pile of LEGO blocks

Join us every Thursday evening for some LEGO building.  Bring your imagination, creativity, enthusiasm, and have fun building with thousands of LEGO pieces and figurines.  LEGO pieces will be provided for use in the library.  LEGO club is always open for drop-in play.  All ages are welcome.  Young children must be accompanied by a parent or an adult caregiver.

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.

Storytimes for preschool age children feature themed stories, fingerplays, and songs.  All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

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.

Free Comic Book Day logo

Visit the Lanai Public & School Library’s booth on Saturday, May 5 from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Saturday Market in front of Cafe 565 (Seventh Street).

Just show your valid HSPLS library card and receive a free comic book of your choice, while supplies last.  Comic book selections this year include Avengers/Captain America, Disney Princess, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Pokemon, Adventure Time with Fionna & Cake, Star Wars Adventures, and more. Comic book selection may vary at participating branches.

This is the 17th anniversary of HSPLS’ participation in this annual all-ages event. Free Comic Book Day is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i, Gecko Books & Comics, and Collector Maniacs.

Hours

Date Time
Monday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday CLOSED – CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED – CLOSED

Access

Parking spots 9
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 2
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 6
Magazines 60
Newspapers 2
WiFi Yes
Friends’ book store No
Free computer classes No
Meeting rooms Yes
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services No