Waianae Public Library

Temporary Hours | Effective February 28, 2022

SundayClosed
Monday9:00am-4:00pm
Tuesday9:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday12:00pm-7:00pm
Thursday9:00am-4:00pm
Friday11:00am-4:00pm
Saturday9:00am-4:00pm

Address

85-625 Farrington Hwy, Waiʻanae, HI 96792, United States
808-697-7868

About

Welcome to the Waianae Public Library! Built by contractor Charles Windstedt, our library opened on Dec. 20, 1966 and is located next to the Waianae Fire Station and Waianae District Park. The library has a unique and extensive collection of Hawaiian quilt patterns.


Upcoming events at this branch

Storyteller Nyla Fujii-Babb

Celebrate Oceans of Possibilities, our Summer Reading Challenge!

Join storyteller “Aunty Nyla” Fujii-Babb for participatory stories and songs about the many forms of water and the creatures that live in a watery habitat. This 45-minute program is suitable for preschoolers. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

“Aunty Nyla” is a retired librarian and UH-Mānoa graduate school instructor. She has appeared in various local theatre productions and performed in several mainland storytelling festivals.

This is a production of the University of Hawai‘i Outreach College’s Statewide Cultural Extension Program. Additional funding and support is provided by the Tom F. Carpenter Memorial Fund, National Endowment for the Arts, Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the Friends of the Wai‘anae Library.


We have taken enhanced health and safety measures for you, our patrons, and our staff. You must follow all posted instructions while visiting and/or participating in library programming. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting and/or participating in library programming, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. Please help keep each other healthy.

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 request for accommodations.  All programs are subject to change.

Hiphop performer Mr. Kneel

Mr. Kneel (Neil McIntyre) will offer a beatbox workshop that focuses on learning to make music without instruments, building self-respect, and empowering youth to build confidence. This free program is suitable for age 5+. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

This is a production of the University of Hawai‘i Outreach College’s Statewide Cultural Extension Program. Additional funding and support is provided by the Tom F. Carpenter Memorial Fund, National Endowment for the Arts, Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the Friends of Waianae Library.

We have taken enhanced health & safety measures for you, our patrons, and our staff. You must follow all posted instructions while visiting and/or participating in library  programming. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting and/or participating in library programming, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. Please help keep each other healthy.

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 request for accommodations.  All programs are subject to change.

Stack of books on a library table

The Waianae Public Library Book Club reads a variety of titles, both fiction and nonfiction based on member suggestions. Titles are selected once a year and the entire list is available in January.

Recommended for: Adults

Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6:00PM – 7:30PM

Currently this book club meets online through Zoom. Zoom links will be sent to registered attendees.

Contact: For more information or to register, contact Sheryl Lynch by email or call (808) 697-7868.

2022 book selections

Stack of books on a library table

The Waianae Public Library Book Club reads a variety of titles, both fiction and nonfiction based on member suggestions. Titles are selected once a year and the entire list is available in January.

Recommended for: Adults

Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6:00PM – 7:30PM

Currently this book club meets online through Zoom. Zoom links will be sent to registered attendees.

Contact: For more information or to register, contact Sheryl Lynch by email or call (808) 697-7868.

2022 book selections

Stack of books on a library table

The Waianae Public Library Book Club reads a variety of titles, both fiction and nonfiction based on member suggestions. Titles are selected once a year and the entire list is available in January.

Recommended for: Adults

Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6:00PM – 7:30PM

Currently this book club meets online through Zoom. Zoom links will be sent to registered attendees.

Contact: For more information or to register, contact Sheryl Lynch by email or call (808) 697-7868.

2022 book selections

Stack of books on a library table

The Waianae Public Library Book Club reads a variety of titles, both fiction and nonfiction based on member suggestions. Titles are selected once a year and the entire list is available in January.

Recommended for: Adults

Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6:00PM – 7:30PM

Currently this book club meets online through Zoom. Zoom links will be sent to registered attendees.

Contact: For more information or to register, contact Sheryl Lynch by email or call (808) 697-7868.

2022 book selections

Stack of books on a library table

The Waianae Public Library Book Club reads a variety of titles, both fiction and nonfiction based on member suggestions. Titles are selected once a year and the entire list is available in January.

Recommended for: Adults

Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6:00PM – 7:30PM

Currently this book club meets online through Zoom. Zoom links will be sent to registered attendees.

Contact: For more information or to register, contact Sheryl Lynch by email or call (808) 697-7868.

2022 book selections

Hours

Date Time
Monday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday CLOSED - CLOSED

Access

Parking spots 19
Parking fee Free
Handicap parking spots 2
Book drop off Yes
Restrooms Yes

Services

Computers 14
Magazines 46
Newspapers 1
WiFi Yes
Friends' book store Yes
Free computer classes No
Meeting rooms Yes
Photocopying Yes
Test proctoring services Yes