Pahala Public and School Library (Big Island) will close temporarily from Monday, January 23 through February 23 due to a staffing shortage. The book drop will be closed beginning at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, January 20. The Library and book drop are scheduled to reopen on Friday, February 24.
While the Library is closed, patrons may visit the Naalehu Public Library (95-5669 Mamalahoa Highway; telephone: 939-2442). Please contact this library for its current public service hours. Call Naalehu Public Library to arrange for the pickup of requested items.
Patrons may also log-on to the HSPLS website: www.librarieshawaii.org to:
- Browse the HSPLS Catalog for book titles, eBooks, digital audio books, and our wide variety of online databases which provide access to full-text materials from thousands of magazines, newspapers, journals, and other publications.
- Get answers to brief informational reference questions by using the “Ask-A-Librarian” E-Reference service: select the “Information” tab, click on “E-Reference” and follow the simple instructions. A library card is not required to use this service.