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Join the 2018 Winter Reading Challenge!

Posted on Dec 26, 2017 in News

Take the Winter Reading Challenge from January 1-31, 2018!  All ages may read and log online for a chance to win an amazing prize. HOW TO REGISTER I PARTICIPATED IN THE 2017 HSPLS SUMMER READING PROGRAM AND ALREADY HAVE A LOGIN Go to librarieshawaii.beanstack.org Click on “SIGN-IN” Type in your email or username and password, ...
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Are you a magazine junkie? Did you know you can download your favorite magazines from HSPLS? From cooking magazines like Rachel Ray’s Every Day to future thinking Wired, we’ve got the best magazines issues waiting for you! HSPLS subscribes to RBdigital, who makes the digital copies available for all Hawaii State Public Library Card holders. ...
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FCC Rules to Repeal Net Neutrality

Posted on Dec 14, 2017 in News

Yesterday, HSPLS posted information about net neutrality and the potential impact of the FCC ruling to repeal it. Today, in a vote of 3-2, the FCC repealed net neutrality. Read more about the future impact on public libraries in an article released by the Verge, What public libraries will lose without net neutrality by Kaitlyn ...
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Net Neutrality Matters

Posted on Dec 13, 2017 in News

December 14, 2017 is the day that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plans to move forward on repealing the net neutrality rules that ensure that internet service providers cannot discriminate and control accessibility to certain websites, streaming media, and information on the internet. Eliminating net neutrality protections would give internet service providers control over all ...
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Learn to be Cyber Safe!

Posted on Oct 9, 2017 in News

Do you practice good cyber hygiene? Cyber security professionals will share best practices on keeping you and your identity safe on the Internet. Teens, college students and adults are highly encouraged to attend this one-hour informational session. Governor’s Proclamation – October 2017 is Cyber-Security Awareness Month Informational Handouts            

Calling all comic book lovers! McCully-Moiliili Public Library will host Mini Con 8 on Saturday, September 30 from 10am to 2pm. Meet local artists David Estes, Brady Evans, Audra Furuichi, Hiroshi Mori, Jon J. Murakami and Kevin Sano. Cosplay is encouraged and the library will feature art demonstrations, crafts, free comics and contests! Mini Con ...
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Calling all art lovers to join us for Wahiawa Public Library’s 5th Annual Leilehua Student Artist Recognition Reception at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, 2017! This free event will honor state and national award-winning Leilehua High School students and two very special people who helped start the program: former Wahiawa Library Branch Manager Matt ...
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  Join us for Pahoa Public and School Library’s 50th Anniversary Celebration on Monday, September 18, 2017! The free event is from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. The Pahoa Library, located at 15-3070 Pahoa-Kalapana Road on the Pahoa Intermediate and High School campus, opened on September 3, 1967. Serving the Puna area of Hawaii Island, the Pahoa ...
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Waialua Public Library celebrates its 90th Anniversary on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Waialua Bandstand (located across the street from the library). Everyone is invited to the free celebration event! This library, located on the north shore of Oahu, began providing services for its community in September 1927. The ...
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  Olympic Gold Medalist Kristi Yamaguchi and her Always Dream Foundation are great supporters and friends of Hawaii’s public libraries and early childhood literacy. To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of capturing gold, Kristi Yamaguchi and friends will create a golden moment on ice and shine the spotlight on early childhood literacy! Join us for Golden Moment ...
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