LIBRARY SERVICES TO COMMUNITY USERS
The Edwin H. Mookini Library exists to serve its primary patrons: the students,
faculty, and staff of the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo and Hawai‘i Community
College. However, the general public is welcome to use the facility as long
as all library policies are followed. Certain restrictions as to age have
Children. Unless supervised by adults, children 8th grade and below are not allowed in the library. Small children may not touch library computers or other equipment. Parents or caretakers not enforcing these rules will be asked to remove their children from the building.
High School Students. High school students may use the library up until 6:00 p.m. Exceptions: students in advanced placement courses and those supervised by an adult may use the library at any time. High school students found to be truants will be asked to leave.
The Library extends borrowing privileges to members of the community, based on the UH Libraries System guidelines (.pdf).
Hawai‘i residents who are members of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) qualify for a reduced-cost Commumity Borrower card of $30/year at age 50. OLLI membership card must be presented when applying at the Circulation Desk.