Thelma Parker Memorial Public and School Library


67-1209 Mamalahoa Hwy 96743


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

possums reading a book
  • July 18, 2019 @ 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 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.  For a list of upcoming library events, visit

People sharing poetry
  • August 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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    An event every 2 months that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 4, 2019

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Hawaii Writers Guild present an evening of stories and poetry by members and invited guests.

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.


Date Time
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


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


Computers 13
Magazines 52
Newspapers 4
WiFi Yes
Friends' book store No
Free computer classes No
Meeting rooms Yes
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes