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Daniel A. Kelin, II, Director of Drama Education with the Honolulu Theatre for Youth, will present spooky stories in the Young Adult Room on Monday, October 27, at 6:00 p.m.--just in time for Halloween! Recommended for ages 9 and up. Sponsored by Friends of the Library of Hawaiʻi. If necessary, please call the library as soon as possible to request a sign-language interpreter or other special accommodations.


Story time will be every Sunday, from September 7 through December 14, at 10:30 a.m. Listen to stories and make crafts. Children through age 7 accompanied by an adult are welcome. Please call the library 2 weeks prior to the program to request a sign-language interpreter if needed.


Learn about the history of the steel drum and enjoy music of various genres performed by 15-year veteran steel-drum players Greg and Junko MacDonald in the Adult Reading Area on Sunday, November 2, at 2:00 p.m. CD recordings of the MacDonalds' music will be available for purchase ($15.00, cash or check) with the assistance of the event's sponsor, Friends of Kaimuki Public Library.


Friends of Kaimuki Public Library (FKPL) will hold a general membership meeting in the Young Adult Room (Green Room) on Monday, October 20, at 6:00 p.m. The next FKPL book sale will be discussed.


The week of October 19 is National Friends of Libraries Week. During that week, let's take the time to thank the Friends of Kaimuki Public Library (FKPL) board members and general members for their hard work in supporting the library and show our support by joining or volunteering.

Any time you use the stapler or tape, sit on an upholstered chair, or attend a library performance, remember the hard-working FKPL volunteers and officers (President Lori Yamada, Vice President Christina Tom, Secretary Jan Bullock, Treasurer Alyssa Calasicas, and Director Geraldine DeBenedetti).


Sign up at the reference desk for Friday-morning (10:00 a.m., 1 hour max) tutorials in essential computer use, e-mail, surfing the Web, Microsoft Office basics, or any other elementary computer-use topic of your choice.


It's election time. Pick up your Wikiwiki Voter Registration & Permanent Absentee and Wikiwiki Absentee Application next to the public photocopier or at the reference desk.


Sunday 10 am -- 5 pm

Mon & Tue 10 am -- 8 pm

Wed & Thu 10 am -- 6 pm

Friday 1 pm -- 5 pm

Always Closed on Saturdays

About Kaimuki Public 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- 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (beginning 12/7/2012)
Sat & State Holidays - Closed

Library Cards
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
Young Adult Librarian -- Baron Baroza

Library Cards
first one free, replacement $5.00
Loan Period
3 weeks for books and CDs
1 week for DVDs/ videos
View more information on Borrowing, Returning & Renewing Materials
Overdue fines
25 cents per day for all ages for books, CDs, DVDs/videos
Rental fees
$1.00 per week for DVDs and videos



Children's Storytimes
Most Sundays at 10:30 am, call 733-842. Enjoy stories and a simple craft.

Internet Computers -- one hour sessions with valid library card
13 internet computers for the public, one w/ ADA accommodations... printing available, donations requested
Click here for commonly asked questions regarding PC Reservations
Reserve a PC here

Loan Renewals:
On person with library material or call 733-8422, then press "0" -- have your library material with you when calling. For online renewals, use and "my account" and your library card no.

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

2 Photocopiers
** 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.

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