The Makiki Community Library was featured in the article “A Spunky Little Library” in the September 2016 issue of Honolulu Magazine. Go get yourself a copy, or ask to take a look at our copy of the article in the library.
- A big used book sale, including a variety of children’s books, vintage books, DVDs and records. Get your free book coupon to use at the book sale when you come to check-out books, before the anniversary weekend.
- The Sisters in Crime will be hosting round table discussions with local authors on Sat. until 4:00 and Sun. until 3:00. The public is welcome to participate.
- The Fairy Grandmother will bring magic and fun to the keiki on Sunday at 3:00.
- And oh . . . enjoy some refreshments!
Wednesdays 2-6 pm
Saturdays 12-4 pm
Sundays 12-4 pm
The book sale will be on Saturday, March 28 from 9 — 4 p.m. and Sunday, March 29 from noon — 4p.m. inside the Makiki Community Library. Prices are just 25 cents to $2 for children’s books, 50 cents to $2 for adult fiction, and $1 to $10+ for non-fiction. $1 for CDs. $2 for DVDs. Discount for multiple purchases. Members of The Friends of the Makiki Community Library can enter a half-hour earlier on Sunday.
Also on Saturday, will be the 7th Annual Makiki Easter Egg Hunt & Community Food Drive from 9:00am to 11:00am. Bring a canned food donation for the Parish of St. Clement’s Food Pantry and join the Easter festivities in the park including a Easter egg hunt (up to age 12), photos with the Easter bunny, face painting, crafts, and other keiki activities. Registration for the Easter Egg Hunt is at 9 a.m. (held in the Makiki District Park). Free. Call 393-0594 for questions about the Easter festivities.
Looking for a reason to get involved with your local community? Want to have some fun while you volunteer? As current or past supporters of The Makiki Community Library, please consider volunteering at the “little library that could!”
We currently need weekend volunteers from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. No library experience is necessary, as training will be provided. We are seeking people who have a love for books and community service. Volunteers will help with processing books, shelving books, and front desk circulation duties, as well as light cleaning when needed.
Please visit the Makiki Community Library during open hours at 1527 Keeaumoku Street (located within the Makiki Park site), to fill out an application. For questions, you may also call 522-7076 and speak to the Library Manager. Library hours are Wednesdays 2:00-6:00 p.m. and Saturdays/Sundays 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.