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

Hardware Science logo with lightbulb

In celebration of the 2019 Summer Reading Program!

Children ages 5 and older will be able to participate in some free fun and interactive activities that tie in astronomy and science! The team from HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts and Hardware Science will teach children science concepts while they launch straw rockets. Children can also make their own paper rocket and a friendly alien bookmark. All supplies will be provided.

Young children must be accompanied b a parent or adult caregiver. Program is sponsored by HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts.

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.

Screen printing for beginners image

Join Nānākuli Public Library for our hands-on screen printing workshop:

Learn all the basic steps of screen printing from artwork to printed shirt!

For Teens and adults, age 16 and older.

  • Get tips on selecting and preparing art for a successful screen print.
  • Learn how to prepare and apply emulsion.
  • See how to place artwork and properly expose the screen.
  • Align the screen to your shirt and press the ink yourself!
  • Learn how to wash out artwork to reclaim and re-use the screen.

Limited space, please register to attend.

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

Come and test you G.o.T fandom knowledge with a fun evening full of trivia about the HBO Tv series Game of Thrones. Trivia will be limited to content in the first 3 seasons of the show.

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: Captain Marvel.A female pilot gains superpowers after a freak accident and uses them to help save the world alongside another superpower yeilder.

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

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

Phioto of a senior citizen with text about Alzheimers.

Alzheimer’s is not normal aging.  It’s a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. 

Join us for a special presentation from the Alzheimer’s Association. Learn about:

  • The impact of Alzheimer’s.
  • The difference between Alzheimer’s and Dementia.
  • Alzheimer’s disease stages and risk factors
  • Current research and treatments available to address some symptoms.
  • Alzheimer’s Association Resources.

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

several perler bead designs to include: a hamburger, sailboat, ice cream, palm tree, smiley face, fish, and water melon

Come and create Perler crafts at Nānākuli Public Library. Create Summer-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

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