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Beginning early next year, a new RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) system will make checking out library materials faster and more convenient for our patrons and […]

Faster Checkout at the Library

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Starting November 1, 2023, Kanopy will be switching from play credits to tickets. From the title’s details page, you will be able to easily see […]

Kanopy Updates | Tickets Begin November 1, 2023

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          The Hawaii State Public Library System is here to support your efforts to learn more skills related to technology! Do […]

Upgrade your Digital Skills with Skill Finder

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What is digital literacy? Simply put, it means having the skills needed to use a computer and the internet in daily life, employment, health and […]

Northstar Digital Literacy | Build your computer and internet skills today!

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Santa Claus Story Time

Santa Claus Story Times

Celebrate the holidays at the Library! Santa Claus is making a special visit for a story time and photo session at various public libraries on Oahu, […]

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Our Community

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Civil Beat’s Pop-Up Newsrooms

Civil Beat reporters and staff will be working out of some public libraries across the state. Come and learn more about how they do their jobs and […]

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Find the Next Step in Your Career with HI CAN!

The Hawai’i Career Acceleration Navigator (HI CAN) is a user-friendly digital tool that supports Hawai’i jobseekers to identify resilient, lasting careers to support themselves, their […]

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Volunteer at the library

Got some extra time on your hands? We can always use your help!

Learn more about our volunteer program.

Hawaii State Legislature

Hawaii State Legislature

The Legislative Session runs annually from January to May. To support our communities, the Hawaii State Public Library System will have resources to participate in the legislative process. Learn more about how to get involved or watch hearings now.

ALERT | Nov. 29, 2023 | We are experiencing technical difficulties with our Mobile App and we are working to resolve them.  We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience!