Makawao Public Library

Address

1159 Makawao Ave, Makawao, HI 96768, United States
808-573-8785

About

Welcome to the Makawao Public Library! Designed by architect Edwin Murayama, the library opened on Feb. 22, 1969. Our library provides services to the Makawao community as well as the Upcountry area of Haliimaile, Pukalani, Haiku and Kula. In 2014, our library celebrated 45 years of service!

Upcoming Events

Adesina

The Maui Live Poets Society invites you to join them for poetry appreciation and open poetry reading. Recommended for ages 18 and over.

Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library (10 days for Oahu; 15 days for neighbor islands) in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

 

Adesina

The Maui Live Poets Society invites you to join them for poetry appreciation and open poetry reading. Recommended for ages 18 and over. This month’s meeting will include poetry and music with featured poet Mary Anne Anderson.

Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library (10 days for Oahu; 15 days for neighbor islands) in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

 

goose holding storyboook

Bring your keiki to enjoy stories, songs, and crafts — just right for ages 5 and under!

 

Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.  Program schedule is subject to change.  Contact the library 15 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

Alexander Calder

Learn about the fun and amazing art of Alexander Calder and make your own wire sculpture during this free program! All supplies will be provided.

Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library (10 days for Oahu; 15 days for neighbor islands) in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

writing workshop

Whatever your art form, whether you write fiction or memoir, plays or poems, live-action scenes draw the audience in. Learn what makes a scene come alive and really “work” within a story or a piece of writing. This free one-hour workshop for adults promises to be a lively writing adventure!

Presented by the dynamic, award-winning teacher and storyteller N.T. Arévalo of Our Story Studio.

Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library (10 days for Oahu; 15 days for neighbor islands) in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

Chess club

All ages and levels welcome for relaxed chess play.

Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library (10 days for Oahu; 15 days for neighbor islands) in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

 

 

Book Club

Join us for our monthly book discussion!

The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey is a 2015 non-fiction book by Rinker Buck, author of Flight of Passage. The Oregon Trail is an account of Buck’s epic journey along the Oregon Trail in a covered wagon.

Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library (10 days for Oahu; 15 days for neighbor islands) in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

Adesina

The Maui Live Poets Society invites you to join them for poetry appreciation and open poetry reading. Recommended for ages 18 and over.

Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library (10 days for Oahu; 15 days for neighbor islands) in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

 

Hours

Date Time
Monday 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Thursday 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday CLOSED – CLOSED
Saturday 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday CLOSED – CLOSED

Access

Parking spots 22
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 1
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 10
Magazines 86
Newspapers 3
WiFi Yes
Friends’ book store No
Free computer classes Yes
Meeting rooms No
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes