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September 2017

Show Off Your Library Card for Teens

September 1, 2017 - September 29, 2017
Oahu – Pearl City, 1138 Waimano Home Rd
Pearl City, HI 96782 United States
Library Card

September is get a library card month...show your library card or sign up for one at Pearl City Public Library and you will be entered into a drawing for prizes!! Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month

September 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017
Hawaii – Hilo, 300 Waianuenue Ave
Hilo, HI 96720 United States
HSPLS The Smartest Card logo

Throughout September, we encourage youngsters to get their very first library card with the help of a responsible adult. Children who obtain their first library card receive special prizes from the children’s librarian. Youngsters may choose their prize (activity books, crayons or free books).  Prizes are available for children up to the sixth grade. Replacement cards do not qualify as first time cards. Children must be able to write their name to acquire their own cards.  

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Banned Books Month

September 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017
Oahu – Mililani, 95-450 Makaimoimo St
Mililani, HI 96789 United States
two books

September celebrates your freedom to read with Banned Books Week on September 24-30. To get ready for that, take the whole month (and more) to read! Read a banned book and write a short reaction on sheets provided at Mililani Public Library's Young Adult Section. Put your completed slips into the comment box provided in the YA Section. Your slip will be posted on our bulletin board in the YA Section! Program schedule is subject to change or cancellation without…

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Join the Nēnē Readers!

September 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017
Hawaii – Kailua-Kona, 75-138 Hualalai Rd
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 United States
Nene Award Seal

The Nēnē Readers is a reading club at the Kailua-Kona Public Library for 4th, 5th, and 6th graders that focuses solely on reading, enjoying, analyzing, and discussing  Nēnē Award-nominated books. Read & enjoy quality books nominated by your peers! Analyze & review 5 nominees to earn a special incentive! Discuss your thoughts with other club members! Create a project in honor of your favorite nominee! Vote for your favorite nominee at the Voting Party! Nominate more quality books for next…

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Join the Newbery Quiz Bowl Team!

September 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017
Hawaii – Kailua-Kona, 75-138 Hualalai Rd
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 United States

The Newbery Quiz Bowl is an annual reading competition unique to Hawai'i island. Students in the 4th-7th grades are eligible to form quiz bowl teams to represent their school or library in the competition. Team members are expected to read selected Newbery Award-winning books, and answer questions about the books. Students must know answers, such as the author, title, main character, and important events of selected books. If you are interested in joining the Kailua-Kona Public Library's first-ever Newbery Quiz…

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Altered Book Contest

September 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017
Oahu – Kailua, 239 Kuulei Rd
Kailua, HI 96734 United States
Two book pages form a heart

An altered book is "any book, old or new that has been recycled by creative means into a work of art.  It can be...rebound, painted, cut, burned, folded, added to, collaged in, gold-leafed, rubber stamped, drilled or otherwise adorned." - International Society of Altered Book Artists.  Come to the library to give new life to a book that is no longer in circulation! Show off your creativity by altering a book into a piece of art. To enter, pick up…

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Bookface – A Photo Contest With A Twist

September 1, 2017 - September 29, 2017
Oahu – Ewa Beach, 91-950 North Road
Ewa Beach, HI 96706 United States
Bookface photo contest

During the month of September, the Ewa Beach Public & School Library will have a photo contest with a twist called "Bookface." What to do: Replace your face with a book cover, then take a picture. E-mail your Bookface photo to ewabeachlibrary@gmail.com by September 15th! Include your age/grade and contact information in your post or e-mail. One ENTRY per person per age group. Vote by "liking" your favorite entry on the Friends of Ewa Beach Library's Facebook page until September…

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Reckoning Art Exihibit

September 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - September 30, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Oahu – McCully-Moiliili, 2211 S King St
honolulu, HI 96826 United States

Powerful scenes of North Korean defectors' experiences are portrayed in 10 different paintings displayed on the 2nd floor.  The entire art collection can also be viewed in an art book available next to the display. Program schedule subject to change.  Please contact the library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.

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Free Computer Tutoring! Kupuna Computer Orientation

September 26, 2017
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until September 30, 2017

Oahu – Kapolei, 1020 Manawai St
Kapolei, HI 96707 United States

Not sure how to use a computer mouse?  Need help in setting up e-mail?  The Library provides a free one-hour, one-on-one Kupuna Computer Orientation session led by one of the Adult Services librarian. The session will help you learn new computer skills and provide the confidence that will enrich your life in the digital age. Availability of sessions varies. Sessions will not be held on state holidays. Call the library or register in person. All ages are welcome.  HSPLS library…

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Tiny Tales for Tiny Tots

September 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
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Oahu – Kalihi-Palama, 1325 Kalihi St
Honolulu, HI 96819 United States
Blocks for Toddler Playtime

Keiki, ages birth to 4, and their parent, grandparent or caregiver are invited to an interactive story time with picture book reading, rhymes, songs, movement, and make-it-and-take-it arts and crafts activity. Listen and see new and classic picture books. Sing songs and move to the groove of familiar and new lyrics. Create a story time keepsake to take home. Older siblings may attend, however all activities are planned for ages four and under. No registration necessary. Program schedule is subject to change. Contact…

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