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
  • December 9, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Tis the season for mermaids and masterpieces! Join us for a free paint night on Monday December 9th at 5:30pm. This program is suitable for ages 16 years and older. 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

logo for makeke farmers market
  • December 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

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The Mākeke Farmers’ and Green Market occurs in the Nānākuli Public Library’s parking lot every Thursday from 3:30pm until 7:00pm. Enjoy fresh local produce, local snacks, ʻono food, crafts, jewelry, and more!

Mākeke Nānākuli is made possible by a partnership of the Waiʻanae Coast Comprehensive Health Center and the Hawaiʻi State Public Library System.

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

photo of 3 people talking for alzheimers association program

Learn about Alzheimer’s, dementia and memory loss. Bring a friend who has been affected by the disease. Share your thoughts about how we can help people in your community.

Light refreshments will be provided.

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. 

snowman with christmas colors
  • December 16, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Join us in creating Holiday Greeting Cards for your loved ones. Supplies will be provided.

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

Lego blocks
  • December 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Contact: 808-668-5844

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.

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
  • December 20, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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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 for a screening of Dora and the Lost City of Gold. In this film, a teen moves from the jungle to High School but soon begins an adventure for the lost city of gold along with a motley crew of characters.

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

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

Quidditch 101 with a broom stick

Quidditch is a rising sport that has already grown globally. This is our chance to have it grow here in Hawaiʻi starting with the West side. Come, learn to play and help become part of History in Hawaiʻi. This free program is open to everyone fourth grade and up.

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