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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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The Public Library Association (PLA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has chosen Waipahu Public Library to participate in a connected learning internship program this summer! Through its Inclusive Internship Initiative (III), PLA is sponsoring paid, mentored public library internships for 50 high school juniors and seniors from diverse backgrounds. The library is ...
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Honokaa Public Library will celebrate its 80th Anniversary on Thursday, June 15 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to join-in the free celebration at 45-3380 Mamane St., Bldg. #3!   Hear Grammy and Na Hoku Hanohano award winner John Keawe perform slack key music. Bring keiki for a scavenger hunt of 1937-themed ...
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State Librarian Stacey Aldrich and LDSS Project Specialist Mary Okinaka talked up the HSPLS 2017 Summer Reading Program today on KHON2’s WakeUp 2Day Show! They were there to promote how easy it is to join, and be a part of summer reading fun from June 4 – July 15. Simply go online sign up, log your ...
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Important Library Card Information

Posted on May 26, 2017 in News

Did you know that your library card expires and needs to be renewed every 5 years? The Hawaii State Public Library System removes expired library cards from our patron database, so we can have the most up-to-date and accurate information. On June 1st, we will be updating our patron database and deleting expired cards. If ...
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The Molokai Public Library will celebrate its 80th Anniversary on Saturday, May 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone is invited to join in the celebration at 15 Ala Malama Ave.! The library, which opened on May 21, 1937, will celebrate this special anniversary with performances on the front lawn by Halau Hula o Nohikupuhalaulani, under ...
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The ultimate honor of a State Government employee has been bestowed upon our HSPLS 2017 Manager, Employee, and Team of the Year winners on May 18! Gov. David Ige honored Susan Werner, Branch Manager of Wailuku Public Library; Curt Fukumoto, Children’s Librarian of Kaneohe Public Library; and the Kahuku Public & School Library Staff, respectively, ...
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Letters About Literature (LAL) is a reading-writing promotion program supported by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, and is for students in grades 4-12. Contestants read a book, poem or speech and write a letter to the author (living or dead) explaining how it affected them personally. As the Center for ...
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