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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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It’s back-to-school time for Hawaii’s keiki and teens! Do you know what the Smartest Card in Your Wallet is? It’s your free Hawaii State Public Library System library card! This valuable card allows you access to a wealth of free online and in-library resources, programs, and services to help all students succeed in school! With ...
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Join us for HSPLS’s 25th Anniversary of inspiring teens to read during the summer! The Teen Summer Reading-Oahu Finale for our 2017 Summer Reading Program will be held August 5th at 11 am at Windward Mall Center Stage.   Since 1992, over 80,000 participants (grades 6 -12) of the Teen Summer Reading Program (TSRP) have read more than ...
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The Hawaii State Public Library System now has a great new ebook resource for Keiki! It’s called Bookflix! Bookflix’s offers an interactive reading and learning experience for pre-Kindergarten to 3rd grade readers. It pairs animated stories from Weston Woods with best-selling non-fiction Scholastic ebooks in order to: Build early literacy skills and vocabulary Strengthen fluency ...
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Public library spaces can sometimes be uninviting to teens, so this summer the Hilo Public Library staff decided to make a change. Tying-in the Summer Reading Program theme “Build a Better World,” the staff decided to invite teens to “Build a Better Teen Room!”  The Friends of Hilo Public Library got the ball rolling by ...
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Magical Storyteller Yasu Ishida will be the featured artist for the HSPLS 2017 Summer Reading Program at selected public libraries statewide from June 27 through July 15. Ishida will present three different storytelling programs incorporating magic and origami. “Since both magic and reading use the power of imagination, you can make magic and stories happen,” ...
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