PEARL CITY: The library will change open hours temporarily, while we work to repair the air conditioning system. Beginning September 27, 2015, the library will be open SUNDAY - THURSDAY FROM 10 AM - 4 PM.

Please understand that we will be monitoring the building temperature each day, and if the building becomes too hot, we may close to prevent health related illnesses.

As soon as repairs are completed, the Pearl City Library will return to normal hours of operation. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.




Celebrate Star Wars Reads Day at Selected Libraries


Star Wars Reads Day is an international event that celebrates reading and the popular Star Wars movie series created by George Lucas. This year Star Wars Reads Day is expected to increase in popularity as fans anticipate the theatrical release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in December.


In celebration of the fourth annual Star Wars Reads Day, eight public libraries in Hawaii will present special programs and activities on Saturday, October 10. This free event is suitable for all ages.


Local public libraries will offer giveaways, activities, crafts, conduct lucky drawings for prizes, and some will offer meet-and-greet Star Wars costumed characters.


For more information or for a list of participating locations, click here.




Employee and Team of Year Awardees Chosen



Miriam Sato, Head of the Hawaii State Library’s Business, Science & Technology Section and Team Pahoa Public & School Library have been selected as the 2015 Employee of the Year and Team of the Year Award winners, respectively by the Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS).

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Tax Refund Donations of $61,170 Buys Best Sellers

Hawaii’s public libraries received $61,170 in tax refund donations from January through June 2015 as thousands of taxpayers continued to demonstrate their support for the Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) by donating a portion of their 2015 tax refunds to the HSPLS Special Fund.

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