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Summer Reading Challenge Kick-Off

June 3, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Hawaii State Library 2022 front view

2023 Summer Reading Challenge kick-off event

This year we are celebrating Hawaii–our islands, environment, people, cultural heritage, literature, history, foods and arts.

The Hawaii State Library (Downtown Honolulu) will feature these exciting events!

  • Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus
  • Children’s Storytime
  • La Sorellanza singers
  • Keiki hula performance
  • Book bag tie dyeing session
  • Bokashi composting

There will also be some fun activity stations with the following organizations:

  • Friends of the Library of Hawaii
  • Hawaii State Federal Credit Union
  • Oahu Plant Extinction Prevention Program
  • State Department of Agriculture’s Plant Quarantine Branch
  • State Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Forestry and Wildlife Division
  • State Department of Health, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division

Attendees who visit all of these activity stations and complete the Passport stamp card will receive a reward, while supplies last. Stamp cards will be available at the Summer Reading table in the main lobby and at all activity stations.

For more information, call (808) 586-3500 or view/download the Summer Reading Challenge Kick-off flyer.

Mahalo to our 2023 sponsors2023 Summer Reading Challenge Sponsor logos

Program schedules are subject to change. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity should contact library staff as soon as possible. Advance requests 48 hours or more before the event are encouraged, but not required.


June 3, 2023
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Adults, Children, Families, Teens


Oahu – Hawaii State Library
478 S King St
Honolulu, HI 96813 United States
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