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 Friends of the Hilo Public Library
Aloha and Welcome!
Thanks for visiting the HILO PUBLIC LIBRARY FRIENDS. We are a volunteer organization based in Hilo, the largest town on the Big Island, officially known as the island of Hawaii, which is the largest island in the state of Hawaii.  This website is maintained by the Friends as a service to the patrons of the Hilo Public Library.


Hours of the Hilo Public Library

  • We are closed Sunday and Monday.
  • Tuesday: 11 AM --7 PM
  • Wednesday: 11 AM -- 7 PM
  • Thursday: 9 AM -- 5 PM
  • Friday: 10 AM -- 5 PM
  • Saturday: 9 AM -- 5 PM
          Hours of the Friends' Bookstore inside the Library
  • Tuesday: 11 AM -- 3 PM
  • First Saturday of the month: 9 AM -- 4:30 PM

           2016 Closed Dates
  • January 1, 2, 3  (Fri, Sat, Sun) CLOSED New Year's Day Observed
  • January 19 & 20 (Mon & Tues) CLOSED M.L. King Jr Day Observed
  • February 16 & 17 (Mon & Tues) CLOSED Presidents' Day Observed
  • March 26 (Thursday) CLOSED Prince Kuhio Day Observed
  • April 3 (Friday) CLOSED Good Friday
  • May 30 & 31 (Mon & Tues) CLOSED Memorial Day Observed
  • June 11 (Saturday) CLOSED King Kamehameha Day Observed
  • July 2 (Saturday) CLOSED Independence Day
  • August 19 (Friday) CLOSED  Statehood Day
  • September 3 (Saturday) CLOSED Labor Day Observed
  • November 8 (Tuesday) CLOSED for Election Day
  • November 11 (Friday) CLOSED Veterans' Day
  • November 24 (Thursday) CLOSED Thanksgiving Day
  • December 24 (Saturday) CLOSED Christmas Day

Book Sale Dates

  • 2016 Spring Book Sale: April 14,15,16
  • 2016 Fall Book Sale: October 13, 14, 15
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I cannot live without books!"  Thomas Jefferson

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