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

paint brush with paint
  • September 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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For ages 16 and up. Join us for a free paint night where you will learn how to paint crashing waves. Limited availability. Sign up at the Reference Desk to participate.

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

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

Perler bead creations in halloween shapes that include a ghost, a jack o lantern, and a bat.
  • September 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Come and create Perler crafts at Nānākuli Public Library. Create Halloween-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.

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

Join us for a special screening of the movie: Dumbo (2019). A young elephant with oversized ears and the powers of flight becomes a circus superstar. His caretaker is torn between his employer’s exploitative thirst for profits and his children’s desire to reunite Dumbo with his mother. This movie is rated PG.

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

Bear and Toy for Play Mornings
  • September 27, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Contact: 808-668-5844

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.

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

Join us and the staff of Ke Ola Mamo to learn infant massage.

Infant massage has many benefits which include:

  • Relieving discomfort from teething, congestion, gas and colic
  • Provides opportunity for bonding between parent and child
  • Helps stimulate infant brain & nervous system
  • Helps baby sleep deeper and longer
  • Improves digestion

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 try out the libraries’ Nintendo Switch (Games: Mario Kart & Super Smash Bros).

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

Computer stations on a table

Join us for a series of the computer classes for beginners wanting to learn the basics of how to operate and efficiently use a windows computer. In Computer Basics: Introduction to the Computer, students will learn how to operate the different parts of a computer and learn about their basic functions. In Computer Basics: Introduction to Windows, instructors will give hands on lessons on using Windows and the desktop. The Computer Basics series will end with an introductory class on how to efficiently use the internet. A valid library card is required. Contact the reference desk to sign up.

Classes are held on Tuesday’s 10:30am-11:30am

  • October 15th –Introduction to the Computer
  • October 22nd –Introduction to Windows
  • October 29th– Introduction to the Internet

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

Hawaii islands icon that says 'where are your roots?'

Librarians from Nānākuli Public Library and the Jame & Abigail Campbell Library have teamed up to bring you a Genealogy Resource Speaker Series. Join us on select Monday evenings listed in our events calendar and learn about different research resources, repositories and search strategies that can help you find your family history.

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

Computer stations on a table

Join us for a series of the computer classes for beginners wanting to learn the basics of how to operate and efficiently use a windows computer. In Computer Basics: Introduction to the Computer, students will learn how to operate the different parts of a computer and learn about their basic functions. In Computer Basics: Introduction to Windows, instructors will give hands on lessons on using Windows and the desktop. The Computer Basics series will end with an introductory class on how to efficiently use the internet. A valid library card is required. Contact the reference desk to sign up.

Classes are held on Tuesday’s 10:30am-11:30am

  • October 15th –Introduction to the Computer
  • October 22nd –Introduction to Windows
  • October 29th– Introduction to the Internet

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