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Readers of All Ages are invited to join us from June 1 – July 31, 2024! This summer’s theme is E Heluhelu Kākou: Moʻolelo; Hawaii’s public […]

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Libby by OverDrive provides access to popular and bestselling ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines. The collection includes Kindle Books and thousands of titles for adults, teens, […]

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Mango Languages is a learning tool that provides instruction in more than 70 languages, including ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i. Lessons are built around real conversational situations. Try […]

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The equipment’s been installed, staff have been trained, and we’ve introduced a faster checkout/check-in process at Hawaii’s public libraries! Checking out stacks of books, CDs, […]

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Libraries to host informational programs on Hawai‘i’s Forest Birds

2024 is Ka Makahiki o Nā Manu Nahele: The Year of the Forest Birds, a time to celebrate the jewels of our Hawaiian forests. Specialists […]

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Talk Story at Civil Beat’s Pop-Up Newsrooms

Civil Beat reporters and staff will be working out of some public libraries across the state. Come and learn more about how they do their jobs and […]

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Six Reminders for the Hawaii Primary Election

Ahead of the 2024 Primary Election on August 10, the State’s Office of Elections have a few key reminders for Hawaii voters. Hawaii is a […]

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Hawaii State Legislature

The Legislative Session runs annually from January to May. The Hawaii State Public Library System offers resources for the public. Learn more about the legislative process or watch hearings now.

In State holiday observance of King Kamehameha I Day, all public libraries will be closed on Tuesday, June 11, 2024.

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, all public libraries will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2024.