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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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The Molokai Public Library will celebrate its 80th Anniversary on Saturday, May 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone is invited to join in the celebration at 15 Ala Malama Ave.! The library, which opened on May 21, 1937, will celebrate this special anniversary with performances on the front lawn by Halau Hula o Nohikupuhalaulani, under ...
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The ultimate honor of a State Government employee has been bestowed upon our HSPLS 2017 Manager, Employee, and Team of the Year winners on May 18! Gov. David Ige honored Susan Werner, Branch Manager of Wailuku Public Library; Curt Fukumoto, Children’s Librarian of Kaneohe Public Library; and the Kahuku Public & School Library Staff, respectively, ...
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Letters About Literature (LAL) is a reading-writing promotion program supported by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, and is for students in grades 4-12. Contestants read a book, poem or speech and write a letter to the author (living or dead) explaining how it affected them personally. As the Center for ...
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Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson has been chosen by the children of Hawai‘i as the Nēnē Award 2017 winner! Guest speaker Audra Furuichi, creator of Nemu Nemu and Blue Hawaii, announced today the winning title to more than 250 invited guests and the general public at the 53rd Annual Nēnē Award Ceremony. This marked the ...
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Free Comic Book Day is Coming May 6!

Posted on May 2, 2017 in News

Would you like a free comic book? Get your favorite at the 16th annual Free Comic Book Day event on Saturday, May 6. Just show your valid Hawaii State Public Library System card at 24 designated libraries statewide and receive a special free comic book, while supplies last. Choose from titles such as Guardians of ...
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Please join us at the Hawaii Book and Music Festival on May 6th and 7th at the Frank Fasi Civic Grounds near Honolulu Hale. Be sure to visit Kristi Yamaguchi’s Reading Corner and hear some great stories from local celebrities, authors and guest readers. For more information, visit the Hawaii Book and Music Festival website.

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