IMPORTANT ALERT! Aloha! The Aina Haina Public Library will be closed until further notice, while we repair damages to the library from the flood. We apologize for the inconvenience. Mahalo for your patience! We send good wishes to all of our neighbors who were affected by the flooding.

 

Pearl City Public Library

Address

1138 Waimano Home Rd, Pearl City, HI 96782, United States
808-453-6566

About

Welcome to the Pearl City Public Library! One of the largest libraries on Oʻahu, our library opened on Nov. 15, 1969 as Pearl City Regional Library. We are one of three Oahu libraries open on Sundays and located next to the Pearl City Police Station.

Upcoming Events

Bring your keiki to enjoy Toddler Puzzle Time! Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.  Program schedule is subject to change.  Contact the library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

Fairy Tale

Join us for Preschool Storytime followed by crafts!  Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.  Program schedule is subject to change.  Contact the library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

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Can’t wait for Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War? Gear up for a month of high energy excitement at Pearl City Public Library! We’ll watch a selection of movies from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War, Doctor Strange, and Thor: Ragnarok. Only want to catch your favorite movie? Give us a call, and we’ll tell you which Monday to come in! All films are rated PG-13 for sci-fi action, violence and destruction, mayhem, suggestive comments, and an intense crash sequence.

Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

cult classic movie night

Come join us as we laugh and cry at movies about those “difficult teen years”.  Every 1st Tuesday of the month*. First up:  John Hughes’ strange teen angst comedy,”Weird Science” about two high school nerds attempting to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that. Coming attractions include Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, The Breakfast Club, Some Kind of Wonderful, Pretty in Pink, and the Karate Kid.

Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed. * No movie on January 2, 2018.

Computer stations on a table

Pearl City Public Library offers free basic computer instruction for adults 50+ on Wednesdays at 9:00 am. The class schedule for the month of May is: May 2, May 9, and May 16, 2018.

Topics are covered:

  • Week 1 — Getting Started… Computer Basics
  • Week 2 — How To… Internet & Social Media
  • Week 3 — How-To… E-mail

Library card required. RSVP required. Class size is limited to 4 students. Note: repeat instruction is not allowed during the same term. Last day of instruction is Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

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 a program date.

Yarn and crochet hook

Join us for a crocheting class for beginners. Miss Celine will demonstrate basic crochet techniques with hook and yarn.  Tools & supplies will be provided.  Ages 12 and older are welcome!

Program size is limited to 10 participants. RSVP required.  Last day to register or sign-up is Friday, May 4.

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 a program date.

 

Money growing on a tree

We all worry about money. Do we have enough for our needs and our wants? Will we have enough for retirement? How do we save? How can we budget better? These workshops are intended to help you on the path to financial freedom.

 

May 8: Increase Cash Flow/Debt Management

May 15: Building a Strong Financial Foundation/Proper Protection

May 22: Building Wealth/Asset Accumulation

May 29: Retirement Planning/Wealth Preservation

For adults ages 18 and over. Space is limited. To register: Call 453-6566

Symptoms of Alzheimer's and Dementia

The Alzheimer’s Association will conduct an informational program called “Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning.” Learn how to communicate with family and talk about the most common issues that are oftentimes difficult to discuss: going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans for future care . Caregivers are welcome to attend!

Seating is limited. RSVP required Call the library at 453-6566 to register.

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 a program date.

blue book cover challenger deep schusterman

Join us in May for a lively discussion of Neal Shusterman’s Challenger Deep.

This is the story of Caden Bosch, “a brilliant high school student”, who lives a double life. In one world, Caden is the artist in residence of a ship sailing towards Challenger Deep, the deepest part of the Earth in the Marianas Trench. In another world, Caden “pretends to join the school track team, but spends his days walking for miles, absorbed by the thoughts in his head.”–Adapted from publisher

Call today to reserve your copy of this award-winning novel!

a pile of LEGO blocks

Join us for K-6th Children’s LEGO Mania where kids are free to create anything they choose!

 

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.

jukebox, ice cream soda

Libraries Rock for teens! Join us as we make ice cream floats, listen to rock n roll music and make paper ice cream floats to keep track of our reading this summer! Wednesday, May 30, 2018 2:30-4pm. Call to reserve a spot -808-453-6566. Ages 12 and up.

Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

Cartoon animals reading books. Storytime

Join us for Preschool Storytime!  Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.  Program schedule is subject to change.  Contact the library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

pair of feet walking

Get active this summer at your library! Enjoy a walk with family, friends, and neighbors. After a light stretch, we’ll walk to and around nearby Manana Community Park. We’ll end our session at the library with water and fruit. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes, and don’t forget your water bottle. We will meet at the library’s front entrance. All are welcome!

Rain date: Sunday, June 3, 2018 1:00 p.m.

photos of painted rocks, rock stack, rock garden

Who’s ready to rock?!

Attend one or all sessions of our Libraries Rock Summer Series! Our first session is rock painting.

Enjoy a family friendly afternoon of fun! Make pretty pebbles and stunning stones! Paint and rocks provided—wear mess proof clothes. Keep your creation or donate it to the library for use and display in one of the other sessions. 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.

 

Two Hawaiian girls

Come enjoy a short ukulele performance by Kylie Charice Alarcon and Toni Watanuki. They have been playing ukulele for more than seven years and enjoy teaching others to play. They have performed at Pearl City Nursing Home, Plaza Assisted Living Center in Pearl City and other local community events. Bring along a ukulele or you can borrow a few that will be available for your free lesson.

Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

woman's hair and eyes above HAIRSPRAY

Get your dance and song on as we watch the delightful romantic comedy musical HAIRSPRAY the 2007 film starring John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer and Christopher Walken! This campy feel good musical will have you  singing and dancing to the beat!

Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

 

photos of painted rocks, rock stack, rock garden

Who’s ready to rock?!

Attend one or all sessions of our Libraries Rock Summer Series! Today’s session is Rock Stacking.

Rock stacking is a form of art and method of relaxation that requires focus to balance rocks in vertical stacks or arches. We have collected a variety of rocks of all shapes and sizes, and invite you to come in and try your hand at this creative form of problem solving. 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.

photos of painted rocks, rock stack, rock garden

Who’s ready to rock?!

This is the last session in our Libraries Rock Summer Series.

Help us create a rock garden in front of our building! A rock garden is a landscaping feature that showcases rocks of all shapes and sizes, as well as smaller plants. Our garden will greet the community and be enhanced by the beautiful flowers of the plumeria tree. All ages 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.

 

Hours

Date Time
Monday 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Saturday CLOSED – CLOSED
Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Access

Parking spots 62
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 3
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 20
Magazines 29
Newspapers 3
WiFi Yes
Friends’ book store No
Free computer classes Yes
Meeting rooms Yes
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes