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New App, Same Login! Make the switch by April 3rd.

Access digital titles and make the switch from the Zinio app to RBdigital app before April 3, 2018. The RBdigital app delivers your favorite titles right to your smartphone or tablet including digital magazines, audiobooks, ebooks, and more. Download n …

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BookFlix Makes Reading Fun!

The Hawaii State Public Library System now has a great ebook resource for Keiki! It’s called Bookflix! Bookflix’s offers an interactive reading and learning experience for pre-Kindergarten to 3rd grade readers. All you need is your HSPLS library card! …

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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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