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Storyteller Yasu Ishida

Magical Storyteller Makes Reading Fun

Posted on Nov 5, 2016 in News

Magical Storyteller, Yasu Ishida will be a featured artist in November at selected public libraries on Hawaii Island, Kauai and Oahu. Ishida will present two ...
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OverDrive, our eBook lending library, will become faster and easier-to-use on November 2 with some changes to the way you find and check out eBooks. ...
Read More OverDrive: New and Improved Features Coming November 2

Hawaii Five-O has featured our flagship Hawaii State Library (478 S. King St.) twice in the past 2 Seasons! The library, known for its beautiful ...
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The Hawaii State Public Library System’s (HSPLS) highly-popular eBook collection is in warp drive! Latest HSPLS statistics through September 2016 revealed the cumulative total of ...
Read More HSPLS eBook Circulation is Out of This World

As the presidential election draws near, learn more about the candidates or the U.S. electoral process at your local public library. Read the candidates’ books ...
Read More Learn About Presidential Candidates, Electoral Process, Then Vote Nov. 8

Hear “Ramana Vieira : The Essence of Fado “ at three Maui public libraries on Friday, October 28 and Saturday, October 29! Vieira, raved as ...
Read More See Portuguese Music Star Perform at Three Maui Libraries

Chocolate Cake Photo

Celebrate Chocolate Day in October

Posted on Oct 20, 2016 in News

Chocolate lovers rejoice! In October, find chocolate recipes and more at your local public library to celebrate this sweet and onolicious day: National Chocolate Day ...
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There’s a new sculpture at Aiea Public Library! Sweet is a stainless steel artwork designed by Kauai artist Wayne Zebzda that features mirrored metal orbs symbolizing individual atoms. The ...
Read More See Aiea Library’s “Sweet” New Sculpture

Easier and more interactive

Welcome to our new website!

Posted on Oct 5, 2016 in News

The Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) is excited to roll out a brand new website to our community strategically created to excite, inspire and ...
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Fore!  The Friends of the Library of Hawaii’s 2016 Links to Literacy Golf Tournament is set to tee-up on Friday, October 7 at Kapolei Golf ...
Read More Links to literacy benefits Hawaii’s libraries on Oct. 7