Hawaii State Public Library System hosts events for National Library Week

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — National Library Week is April 4-10.

The Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) hosts online, and in-person events for National Library Week.

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This year the theme is “Welcome to Your Library.”

Here are some of the events planned at Hawaii’s 51 branches:

  • Search for Alien Life and a Home on Mars with NASA’s Dr. Jesse Tarnas on Wednesday, April 7 at 10 am. Register here.
  • Try Think Community Discussions moderated by staff of the Hawaii Council for the Humanities. “About Aging – Sharing Intergenerational Stories” on Wednesday, April 7 at 4:30 pm. Register here. “About Gender – Transition to Self” on Wednesday, April 28 at 4:30 pm. Register here.
  • Virtual Author Talk with Newbery Award Winner Tae Keller, author of When You Trap a Tiger on Thursday, April 8 at 3 pm. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hawaii. Register here.
  • Take video tours, learn fun facts about the architecture, artwork, special collections and services of Hawaii’s 51 public libraries through a month-long virtual reading challenge at librarieshawaii.beanstack.org.

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