Nanakuli Public Library

Address

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

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

A female adult reading to children

Keiki and their ʻohana are invited to join us for storytime where we sing songs and listen to stories. Storytime will end with a make and take craft. This program is suitable for children ages 0-5 and their adult caregivers.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity should contact library staff as soon as possible. Advance requests 48 hours or more before the event are encouraged, but not required. All programs are subject to change.

perler beads with tools

Join us in making perler bead crafts. This month’s theme is Spring Fun! Perler beads are small, heat interactive beads that can be fused together to create your own work of art. Creating with perler beads helps children with their fine motor skills and creativity.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity should contact library staff as soon as possible. Advance requests 48 hours or more before the event are encouraged, but not required. All programs are subject to change.

A female adult reading to children

Keiki and their ʻohana are invited to join us for storytime where we sing songs and listen to stories. Storytime will end with a make and take craft. This program is suitable for children ages 0-5 and their adult caregivers.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity should contact library staff as soon as possible. Advance requests 48 hours or more before the event are encouraged, but not required. All programs are subject to change.

Ribbon Lei Image

Inviting our community teens for a fun ribbon lei making night! Create a ribbon lei for upcoming graduation season!

No Registration Required. Supplies available on a first come first serve basis

*This program is recommended for keiki 12+ due to the use of small plastic pieces used during the craft

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity should contact library staff as soon as possible. Advance requests 48 hours or more before the event are encouraged, but not required.

ohana game night. four individuals playing board games and cards

Join us for ʻOhana Game Night! We will have games available for everyone to free play with. Some of the games we will feature are: Uno, Dominoes, Sorry!, Life, Wordle, Connect 4, Chutes and Ladders, Yahtzee, and more! We will also provide toys for children 0-5 to play with. This event is appropriate for all ages.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity should contact library staff as soon as possible. Advance requests 48 hours or more before the event are encouraged, but not required. All programs are subject to change.

A female adult reading to children

Keiki and their ʻohana are invited to join us for storytime where we sing songs and listen to stories. Storytime will end with a make and take craft. This program is suitable for children ages 0-5 and their adult caregivers.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity should contact library staff as soon as possible. Advance requests 48 hours or more before the event are encouraged, but not required. All programs are subject to change.

Free Comic Book Day 2024 logo

On Saturday, May 4th, visit this participating library during open hours to receive a free comic book of your choice, while supplies last. Some titles include:

  • Disney’s Encanto
  • Investigators: Class Action Sneak Peek
  • One Piece
  • Pokemon Adv Ruby Alpha Sapphire
    &
    Splattoon 3
  • Snoopy: Beagle Scout Adventures
  • Star Wars
  • Ultimate Universe/Spider-Man

Selection may vary at each participating location.

Hawaii’s Free Comic Book Day is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i.


Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity should contact library staff as soon as possible. Advance requests 48 hours or more before the event are encouraged, but not required. All programs are subject to change. 

Pile of colored Lego bricks

Join us as we have free build with LEGOs. Limited supply, on a first come basis. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity should contact library staff as soon as possible. Advance requests 48 hours or more before the event are encouraged, but not required. All programs are subject to change.

A female adult reading to children

Keiki and their ʻohana are invited to join us for storytime where we sing songs and listen to stories. Storytime will end with a make and take craft. This program is suitable for children ages 0-5 and their adult caregivers.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity should contact library staff as soon as possible. Advance requests 48 hours or more before the event are encouraged, but not required. All programs are subject to change.

A female adult reading to children

Keiki and their ʻohana are invited to join us for storytime where we sing songs and listen to stories. Storytime will end with a make and take craft. This program is suitable for children ages 0-5 and their adult caregivers.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity should contact library staff as soon as possible. Advance requests 48 hours or more before the event are encouraged, but not required. All programs are subject to change.

Hours

Date Time
Monday 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:00 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 No

ALERT | Due to inclement weather, all Kauai libraries will be closed today, April 12, 2024.  

In State observance of the Memorial Day holiday, all public libraries will be closed from May 25 to 27, 2024.