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Oahu Public Libraries will host Honolulu Theatre for Youth’s “Shhhhh”

The Honolulu Theatre for Youth will present “Shhhhh,” a free 30-minute show for preschoolers, at six Oahu public libraries. “Shhhhh” teaches children about the importance […]

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PressReader – Connecting People Through News

PressReader is a place for you to find, share, and talk about great content from anywhere in the world. By accessing PressReader through the library, you can discover news from all over the world that matters to you.

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Testing and Education Reference Center – Pass That Test

The Testing and Education Reference Center has resources to help you prepare for that next big test, change careers, or simply improve basic skills.

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LEGO Club OR Game and Puzzle Day

December 5
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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“Paws” for Reading

December 5
3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
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Thursday Crafts: Holiday Cards

December 5
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Got some extra time on your hands? We can always use your help!

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Hawaii State Legislature

Watch legislative webcasts

The Hawaii State Public Library System and Hawaii State Capitol have formed a partnership to provide webcasting of legislative hearings, meetings, and sessions at public libraries statewide.

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