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

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.

flower vase

Calling all craft enthusiasts, both beginners and experts! Learn how to create a decorative vase with flowers out of recycled books and
paper.

During the first part of the class, we will teach you how to make a decorative vase out of recycled paperback books. Then, you will learn how to
fold paper flowers to add to your vase. This class is open to those 16 years and older. RSVP at the Library to save your seat.

All program schedules 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.

Family Movie Night

Join Nānākuli Public Library for a special screening of the movie Black Panther. Drinks and snacks may be consumed in the meeting room during the movie. This program is open to children and their families. Children under the age of 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

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.

Keiki and their ʻOhana are invited to Nānākuli Public Library’s Storytime for themed stories, singing songs, and a make and take craft.  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.

Join us for a rockin’ good time as we celebrate our Summer Reading Program! We’ll have musical-themed makerspaces for all to create with. We’ll have different maker-stations such as:

  • DIY bookmark
  • Button-making & pick making station
  • Construct a music-themed pencil holder
  • A create your own harmonica

Come on down and get craft-y with us. All ages are welcome!

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.

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

Also qualify to participate in NHC’s IDA saving program were NHC will give you $1 for every 1$ saved for up to $1,000.

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

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 No
Free computer classes Yes
Meeting rooms Yes
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes