ALERT 1:  All public libraries and support offices on Hawaii Island, Maui, Lanai and Molokai will be closed on Wednesday, August 22 in anticipation of the potential threat of Hurricane Lane. 

ALERT 2:  All library programs statewide scheduled from Wednesday, August 22 to Sunday, August 26 are cancelled.

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the great american read

ONE BOOK TO RULE THEM ALL!

Join PBS Hawai’i and the Hawaii State Public Library System in The Great American Read now until October 23, 2018.  Designed to spark a national […]

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Primary Election

Smart Voting Starts @ Your Library

With just a few days left before the primary election, the Hawaii State Public Library System has curated the official websites related to the primary […]

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Pressreader tutorial

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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Make Your Mark

It Starts With a Dot…

August 22
All-day event
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STEM Night! – PROGRAM CANCELLED

August 22
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(808) 241-3222
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Lego Club – PROGRAM CANCELLED

August 22
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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

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.

Senate hearings
House hearings