If you don’t have a Hawaii State Public Library System card, you’re missing out on some amazing perks.
Here are just a few of the great things that Hawaii State Public Library offers:
- Get FREE seeds from the Seed Station at six different branches of the Hawaii State Public Library!
- Copy more than 580 FREE quilt patterns at the Waianae Public Library branch.
Download free audio books, e-books and more!
The Hawaii State Public Library offers access to an extensive online media collection. When you obtain a HSPL library card, you’ll be able to:
- Listen to 20,000+ FREE audio books from Overdrive and One Click Digital.
- Read almost 60,000 FREE eBooks from Overdrive and Kyobo Korean eBooks.
- Browse over 6,000 FREE magazines and newspapers from PressReader and Zinio.
Learn new skills with online classes!
Gale Courses offer free, interactive online classes that are led by real instructors. The classes last six weeks and new classes begin every month! They cover a variety of topics, such as accounting, business, college readiness, computer applications, design, healthcare, language, arts, law, teaching, technology, writing and more. You can take all these classes for free! Get free test preparation tools from the Gale Testing & Education Reference Center!
Microsoft Imagine Academy will teach you computer basics, Microsoft Office programs and more. All these classes are free with your library card.
Learn a new language with Mango Languages!
Get help from experienced, trained library staff!
Obtain a passport for the first time with help from the library! Although they cannot assist with renewals, first-time applicants can bring the documents they need to the library for assistance with their initial application.
Learn computer skills with on-site computer courses, taught by knowledgeable library staff!
Disabled patrons can receive special services.
Homebound patrons can receive home delivery. Through the National Library of Service’s “That All May Read” program, disabled customers can receive free braille or talking book resources through the mail. The items may also be provided for instant download in some cases. To qualify for this service, you must have temporary or permanent low vision, blindness or a physical disability.