Waimea Public Library celebrates 70th anniversary

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Waimea Public Library Librarian and Branch Manager Michelle Young shows off the artwork commissioned by Marionette Taboniar in the keiki room that features new keiki furniture, Friday at the library’s 70th anniversary.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    A 70th-anniversary sign announces the milestone at the Waimea Public Library on Kaumuali‘i Highway Friday.

WAIMEA — The Friends of the Waimea Public Library wanted to have a party to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the library, but with operating guidelines based on COVID-19 could just offer rolls of Smarties to patrons.