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You read it right! For everyone 100 minutes (up to 2000 minutes) you read and record via the Summer Reading website or app, you will be given an entry to win 4 Alaska Airlines® roundtrip tickets to anywhere Alaska Airlines® flies. Imagine, by simply reading and feeding your brain and imagination, you could possibly create ...
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  Live Music Fest on the Lawn! Featuring The Stellar Cats, a Taiko Performance & The Tonga Sisters Join us for the Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Event at the Hawaii State Library on Oahu! Date:  Saturday, June 2, 2018 Time:  10:00 a.m – 1:00 p.m. Place:  Hawaii State Library – 478 S. King Street (map) More ...
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Please join us on Saturday, May 5, 2018 to join us at 2:00 pm at the Hawaii State Library for a special movie viewing followed by time to meet the author. How often to you have the opportunity to watch a movie inspired by a book, and then get to meet the author? Well, here it is! ...
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Free Comic Book Day is Coming May 5th!

Posted on Apr 30, 2018 in News

Would you like a free comic book? Get your favorite at the 17th annual Free Comic Book Day event on Saturday, May 5. Just show your valid Hawaii State Public Library System card at 24 participating libraries statewide and receive a special free comic book, while supplies last. Choose from titles such as Avengers/Captain America, Disney Princess, Mighty ...
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Grand Opening and Dedication Ceremony of the New Nānākuli Public Library April 14, 2018 HONOLULU — Please join the Hawaii State Public Library System in celebrating the opening of our new Nānākuli Public Library on Saturday, April 14, 2018.  The grand opening and dedication ceremony starts at 10:00 a.m., with remarks by Governor David Y. ...
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National Library Week was created in 1958 by the American Library Association, American Book Publishers and the Advertising Council. It was designed to encourage and motivate people to read with the idea that then they would support and use libraries, during a time when there was concern over people not reading anymore. Everything old is ...
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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 now to listen, read, learn, and enjoy! The Zinio for Libraries app will be discontinued from April 3, ...
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Join the Hawaii State Public Library System in celebrating African American History Month! Your local public libraries have suggested book lists for readers of all ages to learn about African American history and culture. A poster featuring some notable African Americans of Hawaii will be displayed at all Hawaii public libraries. To help celebrate African American ...
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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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