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  Olympic Gold Medalist Kristi Yamaguchi and her Always Dream Foundation are great supporters and friends of Hawaii’s public libraries and early childhood literacy. To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of capturing gold, Kristi Yamaguchi and friends will create a golden moment on ice and shine the spotlight on early childhood literacy! Join us for Golden Moment ...
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It’s back-to-school time for Hawaii’s keiki and teens! Do you know what the Smartest Card in Your Wallet is? It’s your free Hawaii State Public Library System library card! This valuable card allows you access to a wealth of free online and in-library resources, programs, and services to help all students succeed in school! With ...
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Join us for HSPLS’s 25th Anniversary of inspiring teens to read during the summer! The Teen Summer Reading-Oahu Finale for our 2017 Summer Reading Program will be held August 5th at 11 am at Windward Mall Center Stage.   Since 1992, over 80,000 participants (grades 6 -12) of the Teen Summer Reading Program (TSRP) have read more than ...
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The Hawaii State Public Library System now has a great new ebook resource for Keiki! It’s called Bookflix! Bookflix’s offers an interactive reading and learning experience for pre-Kindergarten to 3rd grade readers. It pairs animated stories from Weston Woods with best-selling non-fiction Scholastic ebooks in order to: Build early literacy skills and vocabulary Strengthen fluency ...
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Public library spaces can sometimes be uninviting to teens, so this summer the Hilo Public Library staff decided to make a change. Tying-in the Summer Reading Program theme “Build a Better World,” the staff decided to invite teens to “Build a Better Teen Room!”  The Friends of Hilo Public Library got the ball rolling by ...
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Magical Storyteller Yasu Ishida will be the featured artist for the HSPLS 2017 Summer Reading Program at selected public libraries statewide from June 27 through July 15. Ishida will present three different storytelling programs incorporating magic and origami. “Since both magic and reading use the power of imagination, you can make magic and stories happen,” ...
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The Public Library Association (PLA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has chosen Waipahu Public Library to participate in a connected learning internship program this summer! Through its Inclusive Internship Initiative (III), PLA is sponsoring paid, mentored public library internships for 50 high school juniors and seniors from diverse backgrounds. The library is ...
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Honokaa Public Library will celebrate its 80th Anniversary on Thursday, June 15 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to join-in the free celebration at 45-3380 Mamane St., Bldg. #3!   Hear Grammy and Na Hoku Hanohano award winner John Keawe perform slack key music. Bring keiki for a scavenger hunt of 1937-themed ...
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State Librarian Stacey Aldrich and LDSS Project Specialist Mary Okinaka talked up the HSPLS 2017 Summer Reading Program today on KHON2’s WakeUp 2Day Show! They were there to promote how easy it is to join, and be a part of summer reading fun from June 4 – July 15. Simply go online sign up, log your ...
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Important Library Card Information

Posted on May 26, 2017 in News

Did you know that your library card expires and needs to be renewed every 5 years? The Hawaii State Public Library System removes expired library cards from our patron database, so we can have the most up-to-date and accurate information. On June 1st, we will be updating our patron database and deleting expired cards. If ...
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