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Mountain View Public & School Library (Big Island) is scheduled to reopen on Monday, February 22 at noon. The Library has been closed for interior renovation and maintenance.

Mountain View Public & School Library to reopen Monday (Feb 22)

Mountain View Public & School Library (Big Island) is scheduled to reopen on Monday, February 22 at noon. The Library has been closed for interior renovation and maintenance.

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Mountain View Public & School Library (Big Island) will close temporarily beginning on Tuesday, December 1 for interior renovation and maintenance. The book drop will also be closed.  An announcement will be made when the Library is scheduled to reopen.

Mountain View Library closing for renovation and maintenance Tuesday (Dec 1)

Mountain View Public & School Library (Big Island) will close temporarily beginning on Tuesday, December 1 for interior renovation and maintenance. The book drop will also be closed. An announcement will be made when the Library is scheduled to reopen.

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Kailua-Kona Public Library will change the Tuesday hours for its public service schedule beginning on November 3, 2009.

The Library's Tuesday hours will be noon to 7 p.m. instead of 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Kailua-Kona Public Library to change hours

Kailua-Kona Public Library will change the Tuesday hours for its public service schedule beginning on November 3, 2009. The Library’s Tuesday hours will be noon to 7 p.m. instead of 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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Laupahoehoe Public & School Library will discontinue its Passport Application Acceptance Service, effective Saturday, October 31, 2009, in order for staff to focus on providing core library services to patrons. Another Big Island library, the Kealakekua Public Library, also discontinued its passport application acceptance service last week.

Laupahoehoe Library discontinues passport application service

Laupahoehoe Public & School Library will discontinue its Passport Application Acceptance Service, effective Saturday, October 31, 2009, in order for staff to focus on providing core library services to patrons. Another Big Island library, the Kealakekua Public Library, also discontinued its passport application acceptance service last week.

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Thanks to the rapid response and generous support of library users across the state, a portion of the monetary donations raised through the "Keep Your Library Open!" fund-raising campaign will be used to keep Mountain View Public and School Library open during the month of October.  This Big Island Library was previously scheduled to be temporarily closed from October 2-22, 2009 because of funding and staffing shortages, but library staffs at Mountain View and in HSPLS support offices have been able to reverse closure plans and schedules.

Library fundraisers help to keep Mountain View Library open

Thanks to the rapid response and generous support of library users across the state, a portion of the monetary donations raised through the “Keep Your Library Open!” fund-raising campaign will be used to keep Mountain View Public and School Library open during the month of October. This Big Island Library was previously scheduled to be […]

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The Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) announces the selection of their 2009 Employee of the Year and Team of the Year recipients, who were recognized and honored at the September 17 Board of Education Meeting at Queen Liliuokalani Building.

Hawaii State Public Library employee and team of the year

The Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) announces the selection of their 2009 Employee of the Year and Team of the Year recipients, who were recognized and honored at the September 17 Board of Education Meeting at Queen Liliuokalani Building.

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Laupahoehoe Public & School Library, located on the Laupahoehoe High & Elementary School campus, will adjust its hours temporarily on September 11 and 30, 2009 due to a funding shortage. The Library is scheduled to resume normal public service hours on October 1, 2009.

Laupahoehoe library to adjust hours due to funding shortage

Laupahoehoe Public & School Library, located on the Laupahoehoe High & Elementary School campus, will adjust its hours temporarily on September 11 and 30, 2009 due to a funding shortage. The Library is scheduled to resume normal public service hours on October 1, 2009.

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Public libraries closed for Labor Day weekend

Public libraries closed for Labor Day weekend

MEDIA RELEASE In observance of the Labor Day 2009 Holiday, all public libraries will be closed from Saturday through Monday, September 5 – 7. This holiday may affect the public service hours at libraries. Please visit www.librarieshawaii.org or call your local library for details.

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Winners of Public Library - Hawaii Pizza Hut Teen Summer Reading Finale

Winners of Public Library – Hawaii Pizza Hut Teen Summer Reading Finale

MEDIA RELEASE Three Oahu teen girls are the “Top 3” Grand Prize winners of the 2009 Hawaii State Public Library System and Hawaii Pizza Hut Teen Summer Reading Finale conducted this morning (8/22) at Kahala Mall Center Court Stage. They are: Alyssa Fujimoto, Pearl City Public Library finalist (Kamehameha, grade 12); won Apple iPod Touch […]

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Thelma Parker Memorial Public & School Library changes hours

Thelma Parker Memorial Public & School Library changes hours

MEDIA RELEASE Thelma Parker Memorial Public and School Library (Big Island) will change its public service schedule effective the week of August 30, 2009. The Library will switch from a Monday-Saturday to a Tuesday-Saturday schedule. While the new schedule will close the library on Monday, it will provide patrons with a full day of service […]

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Kea‘au Public Library to re-open Thursday

Kea‘au Public Library to re-open Thursday

MEDIA RELEASE Keaau Public and School Library (Big Island), located at 16-571 Keaau-Pahoa Road, will reopen on Thursday, August 13 at 1 p.m. The Library has been closed since June 17 for health, safety, and accessibility improvements, and the installation of a new roof. Public services hours will remain the same: Monday – 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, […]

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Libraries seeking Gates Foundation grant

Libraries seeking Gates Foundation grant

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii State Public Library System is eligible for a $581,907 Opportunity Online hardware grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help provide free, high-quality access to computer workstations in public libraries.   The two-year Opportunity Online hardware grants program will provide funding to replace, and in some cases add, up […]

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Storytellers to perform at libraries statewide in July

Storytellers to perform at libraries statewide in July

MEDIA RELEASE Diane Ferlatte and Jim May, award-winning and nationally-renowned storytellers, will be featured performers for the 2009 HSPLS Children’s Summer Reading Program in July 2009. Ferlatte, a New Orleans native, combines her skills as an interpreter in American Sign Language with her natural eloquence in dialect, movement and music to create an evocative storytelling […]

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Three isle libraries may be closed under BOE proposal

Three isle libraries may be closed under BOE proposal

The Board of Education, which oversees operations of state libraries, is considering closing five libraries due to budget cuts. The state’s library system – which falls under the state’s Department of Education – is facing a $3.6 million shortfall. In addition to possible library closures, 67 vacant positions may not be filled and staff cuts […]

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