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Molokai Public Library

Address

15 Ala Malama Ave, Kaunakakai, HI 96748, United States
808-553-1765

About

Welcome to the Molokai Public Library! Designed by architect Harry K. Stewart, our library opened on May 21, 1937. It is a 3,627 sq. ft. library located in central Kaunakakai and serves as a hub for many community activities.


Upcoming events at this branch

Aunty Jeri Lu

Story Time for toddlers and preschoolers.  Group sessions focusing on strengthening social skills and developing language through stories and songs.  Aunty Jeri Lu has been working with children in Hawai’i for the past twenty years.  She is currently with Imua Family Services, is passionate about children’s literature and is excited to bring Story Time to the Keiki of Molokai.  Be sure to join her, enjoy the stories and get a free book!!

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.

 

Musician Playing Ukulele Guitar

What better way to spend some time on each Tuesday of the month than jamming with other ukulele lovers in the library.  The Class is led by Bill and Barbara Perdue and any level players are welcome.  Stop in and you might be surprised who shows up!  Sheet music is provided.

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.

Books&Coffee

Come join the monthly Molokai Library Book Club.  Thanks to our wonderful Molokai Friends of the Library for organizing and overseeing this opportunity for a rousing discussion of a new book each month.  Here are the titles scheduled:  February 12 will be News of the World; March 11 will be What Alice Forgot; April 8 will be All Things Bright and Beautiful; May 13 will be Devil in the White City.  This is a wonderful chance to meet other readers, contribute to the discussion and share possible titles for future months.  Or, just sit back and enjoy the descriptions and ideas of the group.  Call 808-553-1765 with questions.  See you there!!

Kea the Reading Dog

Join Kea, a 7-1/2 year old Jack Russell Terrier mix, for a reading session. Children can read or share stories with this pooch on the second Wednesday of each month. Interested readers can call the library at 553-1765 to schedule a reading time.

Kea enjoys interacting with keiki on a regular basis, especially at the dental office to make people feel more comfortable. Kea also loves chasing fish by the shoreline and frequently go surfing, swimming and jogging with his owners.

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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  • April 10, 2020 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 am
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    An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

    An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 24, 2020

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Read & Craft on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month to learn the background of the theme craft and then make the item yourself.  Crafts can include recycling materials such as using plastic water bottles to make a wonderful, colorful wind chime or spruce up an old t-shirt with exciting tie-dye!!

Work at your own pace while staff and volunteers help with any questions.  All materials for the projects are supplied.

All ages welcome.  Craft activities are noted on the Library Calendar available in the library.

Aunty Jeri Lu

Story Time for toddlers and preschoolers.  Group sessions focusing on strengthening social skills and developing language through stories and songs.  Aunty Jeri Lu has been working with children in Hawai’i for the past twenty years.  She is currently with Imua Family Services, is passionate about children’s literature and is excited to bring Story Time to the Keiki of Molokai.  Be sure to join her, enjoy the stories and get a free book!!

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.

 

Musician Playing Ukulele Guitar

What better way to spend some time on each Tuesday of the month than jamming with other ukulele lovers in the library.  The Class is led by Bill and Barbara Perdue and any level players are welcome.  Stop in and you might be surprised who shows up!  Sheet music is provided.

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.

Molokai Police

Molokai police officers read stories and interact with the audience while they share many adventures.  This is a free event for kids of all ages and everyone receives a free book for taking part in the program.  Books are provided by our Library Friends.  This is perfect for the whole family.  Have a great time while getting to know your local police officers!

See you there.

Aunty Jeri Lu

Story Time for toddlers and preschoolers.  Group sessions focusing on strengthening social skills and developing language through stories and songs.  Aunty Jeri Lu has been working with children in Hawai’i for the past twenty years.  She is currently with Imua Family Services, is passionate about children’s literature and is excited to bring Story Time to the Keiki of Molokai.  Be sure to join her, enjoy the stories and get a free book!!

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.

 

Musician Playing Ukulele Guitar

What better way to spend some time on each Tuesday of the month than jamming with other ukulele lovers in the library.  The Class is led by Bill and Barbara Perdue and any level players are welcome.  Stop in and you might be surprised who shows up!  Sheet music is provided.

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.

Hours

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

Access

Parking spots 2
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 1
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 7
Magazines 50
Newspapers 5
WiFi Yes
Friends' book store No
Free computer classes Yes
Meeting rooms No
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes