1. On Dec. 8, Honolulu Civil Beat reported that one of the best sources of pre-20th century writings on Hawaii is a library that isn’t actually in Hawaii. Where is it? A. Washington, D.C. B. New York C. California D. Massachusetts E. Oregon 2. Comedian Augie T, along with his daughters Malia Mendigorin and Mahealani Sims-Tulba, recently performed a show for U.S. troops, … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about Augie T’s recent show for US troops?
Netbooks, eMagazines and a mobile app are among the new free services offered by the Hawaii State Public Library System. The HSPLS also has added services to help patrons learn how to speak the Hawaiian language. The HSPLS Mobile Netbook Loan Program offers netbook computers for loan at 37 public libraries across the state. The netbooks will be available for a three-week loan … [Read more...] about Hawaii State Library Now Loans Netbooks And EMagazines
THURSDAY, NOV. 14 FAMILY CAREGIVERS CONFERENCE – This Thursday you can learn better ways to care for our kupuna at the County of Maui’s 12th Annual Family Caregivers Conference. The conference will feature two guest speakers, Dr. Laura Mosqueda and Dr. Robert Romasco. Topics covered include types of dementia, commonly used medications, health care and more. The fee includes … [Read more...] about Boz Scaggs and Odd Future and Inside Ampersand and Slightly Stoopid
When facing a challenge, it often helps to get advice from others in the same situation. That’s the theory behind the video, Stuttering: For Kids by Kids, which is now available at most Maui County libraries. The video, produced by the Stuttering Foundation, stars children of all ages who struggle with the verbal challenge. The kids in the video, who range from first-graders … [Read more...] about New Stuttering Video Given To Maui Public Libraries
In a move to promote its growing eBook collection, the Hawaii State Public Library System (HSLPS) is inviting kids to borrow an eBook and/or audiobook version of Jane O’Connor’s Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth (which deals with the rarely heard-of problem of crime in the middle school classroom) later this month as part of the Big Library Read program. “Big Library Read is an … [Read more...] about Hawaii State Library Boosts Ebooks With Big Library Read Program