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Manoa Public Library

Address

2716 Woodlawn Dr, Honolulu, HI 96822, United States
808-988-0459

About

Welcome to the Manoa Public Library! Designed by architect Gary Kawakami of Architecture Plus, Inc., and built by Allied Pacific Builders on the site of the original library, our $10.3 million replacement library opened on June 9, 2012. Our environmentally-friendly library features free Wi-Fi, computer laptop area, separate programming room, photovoltaic solar panels, high-efficiency air-conditioning system, and covered parking for cars and bicycles. In 2013, Manoa Public Library was awarded the prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification.


Upcoming events at this branch

Toddler Storytime with cartoon kids dancing

Bring your keiki for stories, rhymes, and playtime. Storytimes will be held every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. and are suitable for toddlers, ages birth to 3. Older siblings may attend, however all activities are geared for ages three 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

Toddler Storytime with cartoon kids dancing

Bring your keiki for stories, rhymes, and playtime. Storytimes will be held every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. and are suitable for toddlers, ages birth to 3. Older siblings may attend, however all activities are geared for ages three 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

Finished your homework? Got spare time? Join us for board games, card games, and chess. Library has a supply of games including: Dogman, Anomia, UNO, and more but feel free to bring your own! Games will take place in the Manoa Public Library Meeting Room. GL HF

Suitable for ages 13 and under.

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.

Toddler Storytime with cartoon kids dancing

Bring your keiki for stories, rhymes, and playtime. Storytimes will be held every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. and are suitable for toddlers, ages birth to 3. Older siblings may attend, however all activities are geared for ages three 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

dice and meeple game pieces on board

Need a break from the school or work week? Drop in for board games, card games, and chess from 5-7pm! Library has a supply of games including: Ticket to Ride, Forbidden Island, UNO, and more but feel free to bring your own. Games will take place in the Manoa Public Library Meeting Room.

Suitable for ages 13+

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.

Toddler Storytime with cartoon kids dancing

Bring your keiki for stories, rhymes, and playtime. Storytimes will be held every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. and are suitable for toddlers, ages birth to 3. Older siblings may attend, however all activities are geared for ages three 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

Finished your homework? Got spare time? Join us for board games, card games, and chess. Library has a supply of games including: Dogman, Anomia, UNO, and more but feel free to bring your own! Games will take place in the Manoa Public Library Meeting Room. GL HF

Suitable for ages 13 and under.

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.

dice and meeple game pieces on board

Need a break from the school or work week? Drop in for board games, card games, and chess from 5-7pm! Library has a supply of games including: Ticket to Ride, Forbidden Island, UNO, and more but feel free to bring your own. Games will take place in the Manoa Public Library Meeting Room.

Suitable for ages 13+

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.

Honolulu Theatre for Youth's The Carp Who Would Not Quit logo

Enjoy traditional fables from Japan and Okinawa that teach important lessons of persistence, respect and kindness. The audience will experience music, language and traditions from these cultures. This free 30-minute interactive performance is suitable for children ages 3+, along with their families. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

This Honolulu Theatre for Youth (HTY) production is funded through grants from the Friends of the Library of Hawaii, Hawaii State Department of Health’s Healthy Hawaii Initiative, Kaiser Permanente, Sidney Stern Memorial Trust, and the Samuel N. & Mary Castle Foundation.

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.

Finished your homework? Got spare time? Join us for board games, card games, and chess. Library has a supply of games including: Dogman, Anomia, UNO, and more but feel free to bring your own! Games will take place in the Manoa Public Library Meeting Room. GL HF

Suitable for ages 13 and under.

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 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday CLOSED - CLOSED

Access

Parking spots 45
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 3
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 18
Magazines 30
Newspapers 3
WiFi Yes
Friends' book store No
Free computer classes No
Meeting rooms Yes
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services No