Important Alert #1:  The Hilo Public Library's restrooms, except for those in the Children's Section, are not in service as of Friday, January 11, 2019. No ADA restrooms are available at this time. The estimated time of repair is Wednesday, January 16, 2019.  We apologize for this inconvenience to our Hilo library patrons.

Important Alert #2:  The Kaneohe Public Library will be closed for approximately one month, starting January 2, 2019 for a parking lot improvement project.  The book drop will be closed from 10 a.m. on Monday, December 31, 2018  and remain closed until the library reopens. During the closure, borrowed items may be returned to any public library. Updates on the reopening of the Kaneohe Public Library will be posted on our website. We apologize for this inconvenience to our Kaneohe library users.

Mountain View Public and School Library

Address

18-1235 Volcano Hwy, Mountain View, HI 96771
808-968-2322

About

Welcome to the Mountain View Public and School Library! Located on the Mountain View Elementary School campus, our library opened on May 16, 1977. We serve students and faculty as well as upper Puna and Volcano area residents. Our library features historical articles, event brochures, projects, and many photos of the surrounding area.

Upcoming Events

Healthy wealthy wise

With the New Year, are you determined to be healthier, lose weight, exercise more, quit smoking, budget your money, save for a home or car?   We have gathered community resources together to help you reach your goals including these and more!

  • Blood pressure & blood sugar screenings
  • Financial counseling, MATCH savings, credit repair
  • Smoking cessation, information on vaping
  • Chair massages
  • Fencing Demonstration, club membership
  • Win prizes at drawings: Pedometers, Free DVD coupons, gift certificates to Island Naturals and a massage and even win a free Fitbit!

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.

It's story time

Visit the library every Thursday morning for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children ages 3-5.  A simple make and take craft will follow each 30 minute storytime.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or 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.

Dinner and a show

Starting in January, The Friends of Mt. View Library will be offering dinner with our movie each month, to benefit our library.  The cost will be $5 per person for dinner.

Top reviewed movie “The Leave No Trace”:  Will (Ben Foster) and his teenage daughter, Tom (Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie), have lived off the grid for years in the forests of Portland, Oregon. When their idyllic life is shattered, both are put into social services. After clashing with their new surroundings, Will and Tom set off on a harrowing journey back to their wild homeland.  (https://www.imdb.com)

 

Dinner: Chili, rice, vegetable platter, dessert

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.

 

Guitarist Ian O'Sullivan

Hawaii guitar prodigy Ian O’Sullivan will be performing a program that serves as an introduction to the nuances of sound, rhythm and tradition that defines world music through acoustic and classical guitar.

The one-hour program is suitable for all ages interested in learning and listening to music. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

The free guitar performance is a production of the Performing Arts Presenters of Hawai‘i and the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Outreach College Statewide Cultural Extension Program with funding provided by the Performing Arts Presenters of Hawai‘i, Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

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.

Hours

Date Time
Monday 12:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Tuesday 12:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday CLOSED – CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED – CLOSED

Access

Parking spots 11
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 3
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 8
Magazines 32
Newspapers 2
WiFi Yes
Friends’ book store No
Free computer classes No
Meeting rooms No
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes