Gosh, we still miss you! Please know that the Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) is dedicated to supporting the health of our communities as Hawaii continues to work on flattening the COVID-19 curve. With the issuance of Governor David Ige’s Sixth Supplementary State Emergency Proclamation on April 25, 2020, HSPLS shares the following updates to our services.
We don’t want you to worry about fines and due dates during this stressful time while we are closed. Due dates and holds have been automatically extended.
With so many amazing online resources that need a library card, we’re doing everything we can to support your access!
Introducing New Virtual Programming!
While our community has been doing a great job of staying at home, our public librarians have been hard at work to develop new virtual resources for our community. We’re pleased to introduce everyone to our new Virtual Library Programs! The Hawaii State Public Library System offers thousands of programs each year at our 51 branches across six islands. Until we can re-open our libraries to greet you again, we’ve developed some virtual programs to enjoy from your home!Join some of your favorite Children’s Librarians as they read their favorite stories or learn something new with HSPLS Creates. More stories and learning opportunities will continue to be added.
Our amazing online resources available to access from home 24/7. Our online collection includes:
Enjoy our free resources by using your library card!
I just want to talk with someone:
If you have questions or would like to talk with someone, we’re here to help. Please call: Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
1-800-390-3611 (toll-free for neighbor islands)
As always, the Hawaii State Public Library System appreciates the continued cooperation and understanding of the community as we continue to support each other.
We look forward to welcoming everyone back to the Hawaii State Public Library System libraries soon. For health and hygiene tips, and reliable news sources about COVID-19, please visit the State of Hawaii Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Please stay tuned and keep checking in for more updates!