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Thelma Parker Memorial Public and School Library

Address

67-1209 Mamalahoa Hwy 96743
808-887-6067

About

Welcome to the Thelma Parker Memorial Public and School Library! Designed by Team Pacific, Inc., our library opened in October 1978.  We are located on the campus of Waimea Elementary and Intermediate School. Our library was named after Thelma Parker, who inherited the Parker Ranch, the largest ranch on the Island of Hawaii.


Upcoming events at this branch

Movie Marquee with the words Kids' Movie Matinee surrounded by pink curtains
  • January 29, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 20, 2020

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Attend an afterschool movie screening every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.  Everybody is invited to watch a PG rated movie located in our meeting room. Contact the library to find out the movie title.

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

cherry blossom tree

Welcome spring and unleash your creativity! As part of the Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival, Thelma Parker Memorial Library is offering a free cherry-blossom greeting card workshop.  Use themed stamps, stickers, and a variety of other provided materials to design your one-of-a-kind greeting card.

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.

possums reading a book
  • February 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

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The Library hosts story time every Thursday (except for the last Thursday of the month) for keikis, 2-5 and their families.  The program includes stories and songs with a simple craft activity to follow.  This enjoyable and bonding experience can provide opportunities for brain development and the building of friendships.  All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.  Special Events may be held in lieu of regularly scheduled programs.

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at 7 days prior to the program date.  We will make every attempt to fulfill all requests for accommodations. All programs are subject to change.

popcorn matinee
  • February 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until July 8, 2020

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Join us for Movie Night!  Every second Wednesday of the month Thelma Parker hosts a new, ‘Just Released DVD’ movie.  This is a free program and opened to the community.  Come check out the big screen, big sound and air conditioned meeting room.  Don’t forget the popcorn!

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, pleaser contact the liberary at 7 days prior to the program date.  We will make every attempt to fulfill patron 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 CLOSED - CLOSED
Tuesday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday 12:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Thursday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday CLOSED - CLOSED

Access

Parking spots 13
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 3
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 12
Magazines 52
Newspapers 4
WiFi Yes
Friends' book store No
Free computer classes No
Meeting rooms Yes
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes