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The Hawaii State Public Library System knows that education in the current environment is a challenge.  As a statewide library system, we want to support ...
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A new collection of comics and graphic novels is now available in OverDrive. This is a simultaneous use collection, so there is no waiting and ...
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Are you a car enthusiast or do you need to understand what a car repair professional means when explaining that you have something that needs ...
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Genealogy Resources Speaker Series

Posted on Feb 18, 2021 in News

  The Hawaii State Public Library System hosted a free virtual Genealogy Resources Speaker Series in March and April 2021. Participants learned about different research ...
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Find popular titles available now! Have you ever wanted to check out a popular ebook only to discover you were way down on the list? ...
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Beginning Monday, September 14th, the Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) will resume access to public computers at all Kauai branches. Patrons will have access ...
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The Hawaii State Public Library System is pleased to launch a curated digital collection on Peace, Prosperity, and Progress: The 75th Commemoration of the End ...
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Book Returns in the time of COVID

Posted on Jul 28, 2020 in News

Mahalo for borrowing and returning our library materials! During COVID times you may be wondering – what happens to books and other borrowed items when ...
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Join us for a free Facebook Live event with Honolulu author James Rumford on Saturday, July 25, 2020 from 10:00-10:45 a.m. Join online at facebook.com/hsplshigov. Mr. ...
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Help Map Hawaii’s Speeds

Posted on Jun 26, 2020 in News

    The current pandemic’s dramatic impact on the way we connect with each other and how we access education, jobs, and services reaffirms that ...
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ALERT | ALL LOCATIONS CLOSED TODAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2022
All Hawaii State Public Library System locations are closed today, September 26, out of an abundance of caution due to an unspecified threat. The library has been working with local law enforcement to determine when it is safe to reopen.