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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 at this branch

Chess club
  • April 7, 2020 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 1:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until April 7, 2020

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  • Contact: 808-573-8785

On the first Monday of every month, all ages and levels are invited to play chess in a relaxed supportive atmosphere.

 

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.

 

 

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. 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.

Assistance Dog with Book

PAWS for Reading on the second Tuesday and last Thursday of every month at Makawao Library!

Children in grades 1-5 can read to registered therapy dogs and/or dogs in training from Assistance Dogs of Hawaii. This is a unique approach to make reading fun for children, with the ultimate goal of improving literacy skills and building self-confidence. Parents must pre-register for 15-minute time slots, and a parent/caregiver must be present during the session.

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.

 

 

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

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

 

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. 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.

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. 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.

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. 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.

Assistance Dog with Book

PAWS for Reading on the second Tuesday and last Thursday of every month at Makawao Library!

Children in grades 1-5 can read to registered therapy dogs and/or dogs in training from Assistance Dogs of Hawaii. This is a unique approach to make reading fun for children, with the ultimate goal of improving literacy skills and building self-confidence. Parents must pre-register for 15-minute time slots, and a parent/caregiver must be present during the session.

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.

 

 

Book Club

Join us for our book discussion!

Wonderfully written and full of profound observations about life, The Story of Arthur Truluv is a beautiful and moving novel of compassion in the face of loss, of the small acts that turn friends into family, and of the possibilities to achieve happiness at any age.

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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  • May 21, 2020 @ 4:30 am - 5:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 4:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

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  • Contact: 808-573-8785

The poets in Maui Live Poets Society read both the work of other poets and their own wildly creative work.

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 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