Nanakuli Public Library

Address

89-070 Farrington Highway, Waianae, HI 96792, United States
808-668-5844

About

Welcome to the Nānākuli Public Library! The new Nānākuli Public Library is located at 89-070 Farrington Highway on a 3-acre site next to Nānāikapono Elementary School. Designed by architect Glenn Miura of CDS International, the library serves the communities of Nānākuli and Māili and features a Hawaiian village theme with meeting rooms and a separate outdoor program area. The new library officially opened its doors on April 14, 2018.

Learn more about the history behind the creation and construction of our newest branch.


Upcoming events at this branch

goose holding storyboook

Keiki and their ʻOhana are invited to Nānākuli Public Library’s Storytime for themed stories and singing songs.  Storytime is suitable for age 3 to 5 and their families. 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.

Bear and Toy for Play Mornings

Keiki and their Ohana are invited to Nānākuli’s Playtime to play, build skills, and meet friends.

Playtime is suitable for age 3 to 5 and their adult caregivers. Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian.

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.

movie reel and clapperboard

Join us for a special screening of the movie: Norm of the North: Keys to the Kingdom. In this movie, a polar bear, framed for a crime, must clear his name and save his home from an evil company.

Bring your own drinks and snacks to enjoy during the movie. This program is open to children and their families. Children under the age of 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

 

Space themed perler bead creations: rocket, planet and stars, and alien

Come and create Perler crafts at Nānākuli Public Library. Make space-themed perler crafts or use your imagination to create your own characters or designs. Perler beads are small, heat interactive beads that can be fused together to create your own work of art. This program is free and open to children and teens 9 y/o and older.

All all programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

goose holding storyboook

Keiki and their ʻOhana are invited to Nānākuli Public Library’s Storytime for themed stories and singing songs.  Storytime is suitable for age 3 to 5 and their families. 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

video game controller

Children and teens 10 and older are invited to socialize, hang out, and meet others while playing video games at the library. Bring your own device, laptop, console, or games or try one of the library’s consoles.

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

Teen Karaoke

Come to Nānākuli Public Library to practice your karaoke skills and enjoy some late night snacks. If you have any questions, please visit or call the library at 808-668-5844

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

Hawaiian Quilt

Attend the Financial Wellness/Homebuyer Education Workshop conducted by the Nānākuli Housing Corporation (NHC), a 501(c)3 and certified HUD counseling agency.  In the workshop you will learn how to:

  • understand your credit score
  • prepare to purchase a home
  • get prequalified for a loan
  • find out what loans are right for your ʻohana
  • maintain and keep your home

Workshops are FREE and include workbooks and 1 on 1 counseling. Seating is limited please sign-up at the reference desk or by calling 808-668-5844. This event is sponsored by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and NHC. To learn more about NHC please visit www. baseyard.com

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

Illustration of man falling

Kupuna Aikido will demonstrate how to reduce your risk of falling and techniques that can reduce serious injury from falls. Learn how to fall to help: protect your head from injury, prevent or reduce significant injury such as broken hips, pelvis, arms, or shoulders. No physical audience participation.

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

American Red Cross Hawaii

Are you and your loved ones ready for an emergency? Does everyone know what they should do if disaster strikes? You can take three simple steps to make sure you are “Red Cross Ready” should a crisis occur – (1) get a kit, (2) make a plan and (3) be informed. Learn how to protect yourself and cope with disaster by planning ahead.

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

Access

Parking spots 50
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 2
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 32
Magazines 16
Newspapers 4
WiFi Yes
Friends' book store Yes
Free computer classes Yes
Meeting rooms Yes
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes