Friends of the Library of Hawaii Annual Booksale 2013

by Misty on June 20, 2013
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It’s summer time and that means one of our favorite book events of the year! The Friends of the Library of Hawaii Annual Book sale is one of the oldest and largest used book sales in the United States and …

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FLH 65th Annual Book Sale (Photo Gallery)

by Alex on June 29, 2012
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There are still two days left for the 65th Annual Friends of the Library of Hawaii Book Sale at McKinley High.  On Saturday, June 30, everything will be 50% off!  And on Sunday, it’s time to clean up as everything …

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Bess Press Donates Books to Friends of the Library of Hawaii

by Alex on June 20, 2012
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L-R: State Librarian Richard Burns; “Buddy” Bess of Bess Press; Mae Rosen, FLH Staff; Byrde Cestare, FLH Executive Director. Photo courtesy of FLH

Benjamin Buddy Bess, the publisher of Bess Press, donated 11,000+ books to the Friends of

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64th Annual Friends of the Library of Hawaii Book Sale!

by Misty on June 18, 2011
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Alex and I were up bright and early for the start of the 64th Annual Friends of the Library of Hawaii Book Sale! Last year we paid the Friends of the Library membership fee during the Friday night members …

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Book Haul – Friends of the Library Hawaii Book Sale

by Alex on June 29, 2010
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Another Friends of the Library of Hawaii Book Sale is pau and Misty and I once again tally the damage we’ve caused to our overflowing bookshelves.  Each year we get a little wiser and a lot pickier, yet we pulled …

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Book End: Weekend of June 25, 2010

by Alex on June 25, 2010
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It’s time…it’s time…it’s Book End Time!  Welcome to this week’s Book End, highlighting the weekend’s literary and library events here in Hawaii.

We’re in the heat of the Hawaii State Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge which means there are tons …

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“Da scoops” on the Friends of the Library BIG summer book sale

by Misty on June 19, 2010
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We stopped by the 63rd Annual Friends of the Library of Hawaii Book Sale at McKinley High School after work for the Members’ Preview Sale and we’re back with the scoops for everyone who couldn’t make it out tonight and …

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Book End: Weekend of June 18, 2010

by Alex on June 18, 2010
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It’s time…it’s time…it’s Book End Time!  Welcome to this week’s Book End, highlighting the weekend’s literary and library events here in Hawaii.

First off, here’s your chance to help your favorite literary rodent!  Esteemed author Frances H. Kakugawa is asking …

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Deal of the Summer–Friends of the Library of Hawaii Annual Booksale

by Misty on June 15, 2010
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We’re at t-minus 3 days until the start of the 63rd Annual Friends of the Library of Hawaii Book Sale! For those of you unfamiliar with this event, it’s Honolulu’s biggest book sale of the year and a prominent week …

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ALA National Library Week, April 11-17

by Misty on April 11, 2010
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“Libraries are the heart of their communities.” – American Library Association (ALA)

It’s National Library Week, a time to celebrate the contributions of libraries, librarians and library workers in schools, campuses and communities nationwide.   There are a great number of …

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Book End – Weekend of Sep. 19

by Alex on September 18, 2009
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The big news this week is that Hawaii is #1 in the vote to win 50,000 books from First Book’s “What Book Got You Hooked?” campaign.  When we first tweeted about this in August, Hawaii was #46.  …

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