Important Alert #1:  The Hilo Public Library's restrooms, except for those in the Children's Section, are not in service as of Friday, January 11, 2019. No ADA restrooms are available at this time. The estimated time of repair is Wednesday, January 16, 2019.  We apologize for this inconvenience to our Hilo library patrons.

Important Alert #2:  The Kaneohe Public Library will be closed for approximately one month, starting January 2, 2019 for a parking lot improvement project.  The book drop will be closed from 10 a.m. on Monday, December 31, 2018  and remain closed until the library reopens. During the closure, borrowed items may be returned to any public library. Updates on the reopening of the Kaneohe Public Library will be posted on our website. We apologize for this inconvenience to our Kaneohe library users.

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RB Digital: A New Electronic Magazine Automatic Check-Out Feature

Did you know that you can check out some of your favorite magazines for free using RBdigital with just your library card? If you have […]

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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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Build with LEGOs – ages 4 and UP

January 23
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Puzzle Pieces

Enjoy puzzles from the library!

January 23
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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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