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Video available at public libraries to help kids who stutter

MEDIA RELEASE Kids who stutter have a lot to say, and friends can show them how in Stuttering: For Kids By Kids, a video starring kids who stutter, available at most public libraries. Many children who stutter have never met anyone else who struggles with the same disability. But in this video from the Stuttering […]

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Queen Liliuokalani legacy program begins Sept. 15

MEDIA RELEASE “He Lei, He Aloha: This is a Lei of Love, The Legacies of Queen Liliuokalani,” a free program celebrating the enduring legacies of Queen Liliuokalani, will be presented by the Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) at 28 public libraries statewide Sept. 15-Feb. 13. Queen Lydia Liliuokalani, the last reigning monarch of Hawaii, […]

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HSPLS summer reading programs

MEDIA RELEASE Readers of all ages are invited to participate in the 2013 Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) Summer Reading Programs which will be conducted through July 6. Contact your local public library for starting dates and guidelines for the free five-week programs. Participants who visit their local library and read at least one […]

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Libraries to consolidate patron database (June 3)

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii State Public Library System’s (HSPLS) patron database will undergo a purge of inactive accounts Monday, June 3. Removing these accounts will provide an updated, more accurate database for our business and management uses. Inactive accounts are accounts with expired library cards and: * No borrowed library material in the past five […]

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Libraries will observe Memorial Day holiday

MEDIA RELEASE In observance of the Memorial Day 2013 Holiday, all public libraries will be closed Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27. The following libraries will be open on these days: * Thursday, May 23 – Kealakekua Public Library (323-7585) * Friday, May 24 – Aiea Public Library (483-7333), Hawaii Kai Public Library (397-5833), […]

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Libraries observe Prince Kuhio Day holiday (March 26)

MEDIA RELEASE All public libraries will be closed Tuesday, March 26 in observance of the Prince Kuhio Day 2013 Holiday. — Find out more: www.librarieshawaii.org

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Public libraries observe Presidents Day (Feb. 18)

MEDIA RELEASE In observance of the Presidents Day 2013 Holiday, all public libraries will be closed from Saturday, Feb. 16 through Monday, Feb. 18. — Find out more: www.librarieshawaii.org

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Libraries offers alternative website to access services

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii State Public Library System’s (HSPLS) website: www.librarieshawaii.org is temporarily down due to technical difficulties. The IT staff is currently working to restore the system’s domain name. In the meantime, patrons can call or visit their local library for assistance. The HSPLS website, which receives approximately 4,000 visits per day, provides 24/7 […]

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Legislative webcasts available at public libraries

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii residents are invited to see how the Legislature conducts its business at the Hawaii State Capitol building via streaming video at public libraries statewide, thanks to a continuing partnership between the Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) and the Hawaii State Capitol. Residents will be able to watch webcasting of legislative hearings, […]

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Holiday season hours for public libraries

MEDIA RELEASE In observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays, all public libraries will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012 and Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. On Christmas Eve (Monday, Dec. 24) and New Year’s Eve (Monday, Dec. 31), all libraries will close at 5 p.m. Pahala Public & School Library will adjust its […]

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Public libraries observe Thanksgiving (Nov. 22)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii’s public libraries will observe Thanksgiving Day holiday on Nov. 22 All public libraries will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 in observance of the Thanksgiving Day 2012 Holiday. For service hours, call local libraries or visit www.librarieshawaii.org

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Public libraries closed General Election Day (Nov. 6)

MEDIA RELEASE All public libraries will be closed in observance of General Election Day 2012 on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Visit www.librarieshawaii.org or call your local library for public service hours.

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Free Internet now available in every public library

MEDIA RELEASE Thanks to a $582,000 Opportunity Online hardware grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and an additional local match of $388,000, Hawaii’s public libraries are now able to provide free, high-quality access to computer workstations at every library branch in the state. The matching funds were provided by the Friends of the […]

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Brazilian storyteller featured at 17 libraries

MEDIA RELEASE Antonio Rocha, an internationally acclaimed and award-winning storyteller, mime, and actor from Brazil, will be a featured performer for the 2012 HSPLS Children’s Summer Reading Program at 17 selected public libraries statewide from June 27 – July 7. Admission is free. Rocha, winner of the 2008 Parents’ Choice Gold Award for his “Under […]

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