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.
Posted on: September 24, 2018 | Category: News
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 conversation about reading, literacy and the books that have inspired, moved and shaped us, THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an eight part PBS series and nationwide competition that explores the joy of books and the power of reading through the lens of America’s 100 best-loved books, as voted on by the public. Help Choose America’s Favorite Book.
Starting July 25, join The Great American Read online at librarieshawaii.beanstack.org You will be able to track books you have read and are reading. There are even some fun activities, like voting for your favorite book at www.pbshawaii.org/greatread
For more information, download the flyer and be sure to follow PBS on social media at #GreatReadPBS
Keep on reading and help to define the one book to rule them all!
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Participate in our activities by signing in to librarieshawaii.beanstack.org
There are six activities designed to enhance your reading experience for your personal reading accomplishments. Then check off the activities you have completed! (To complete the library activity program, select at least one item from each of the six activities.)
Select all titles read:
Help choose America’s Favorite Book by reading the books on the PBS List of 100 titles. Then vote by October 18, 2018 at midnight PT. Vote at https://www.pbshawaii.org/greatread OR vote through the PBS Facebook page using their official hashtag for your favorite book. You may vote once a day, every day at PBS.
The Great American Read books will be further examined in seven episodes on PBS beginning September 11, 2018. PBS will reveal the voting results on October 23, 2018.