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Hawaii's Public Libraries Provide Online Renewal Option
Need additional time with a borrowed item? Hawaii's library patrons now have a fast, convenient, easy new option - renew materials online.
Books and most library materials may be renewed online, in person, or over the phone for an additional three weeks if there are no reserves on the items. Only one renewal per item is allowed.
Items that are not eligible for renewal are Hot Picks, DVDs, videotapes, and overdue materials. Renewals will not be allowed if the item has been requested by someone else.
Here are step-by-step instructions:
Online Renewal -
1. Visit www.librarieshawaii.org and click on "My Account"
2. Enter your library card number and PIN
3. Access your "Items Out" list
4. Select item to renew; click on box on left side; click on the "Renew" box
5. A new due date appears or a prompt explains why item could not be renewed
6. Write new due date on book's due date slip as a reminder
In-person Renewal -
1. Visit any Hawaii State Public Library during open hours
2. Bring your library card or appropriate card items are checked out under
3. Bring all items to renew with you
Telephone Renewal -
During open hours:
1. Call Hawaii State Library Telephone Renewal Unit: 586-3652 on Oahu; 1-800-820-7368 from Neighbor Islands or
2. Call any Hawaii State Public Library
3. Have your library card and items to renew ready
About Kaimuki Library
The mission of the Hawaii State Public Library System is to provide Hawaii's residents, in all walks of life, and at each stage of their lives, with access to education, information, programs and services, and to teach and nurture the love of reading and the habit of life-long learning.
Sun - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Mon - 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Tues - 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Wed. - 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thurs.- 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Fri , Sat & State Holidays - Closed
You may apply for a library card at any Hawaii public library. The initial card is FREE for Hawaii residents. Cards are also free for military personnel and their dependents with a copy of orders. The resident card replacement fee is $5.00. Resident library cards must be renewed every five years. There is no charge for the renewal.
Branch Manager -- Maile Davis
Reference Librarian -- Jeffery Eldredge
Reference Librarian -- Cora Kelly
Children's Librarian -- Melissa LePage
first one free, replacement $5.00
3 weeks for books and CDs
1 week for DVDs/ videos
View more information on Borrowing, Returning & Renewing Materials
25 cents per day for all ages for books, CDs, DVDs/videos
$1.00 per week for DVDs and videos
CONNECT FROM HOME:
- Search Catalog
- CDs & DVDs
- electronic databases
- Download eBooks/Audio/Music
- library information
- and more!
every Sunday at 10:30 a.m., no sign up enjoy stories and a simple craft
Internet Computers -- one hour sessions with valid library card
5 new faster computers installed in May 2011, one with ADA accommodations printing available, donations requested
Click here for commonly asked questions regarding PC Reservations
Reserve a PC here
in person with library material or call 733-8422, then press "0" -- have your library material with you when calling
Book Drops -- for after business hours -- one by the front door or drive-up book drop in the upper parking lot
Friends of the Kaimuki Library -- support group for the library
-- Members and officers needed
-- Ongoing book sale bookshelf - $1.00 per book
** 20 cents per page
2 Microfilm Reader/Printers
** 15 cents per page
Ongoing Book Sale
** Friends of Kaimuki Library
The Hawaii State Public Library System provides the following enhanced services for library users. Click on the service in which you are interested for more information.
- Books by Mail
- Custom Research
- Interlibrary Loans
- Photocopying and Mailing Documents
- Test Proctoring
Questions? Ready for an appointment?
- Kaimuki Public Library
One of the best public resources in Kaimuki! The Hawaii State Public Library System provides Hawaii's residents in all walks of life with access to education, information, programs and services.
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