Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day is here again! On Saturday, May 7, come over and show us your library card to get a free comic book. Limit ONE per person, while supplies last. Selected titles are suitable for toddlers through teens. As in previous years, costumed Star Wars characters from Rebel Legion Hawaii and Oahu FanForce will make a special appearance to take pictures, sign comic books, and chat with fans from 10 a.m. to noon.  Don't forget to bring your camera! Big thanks to Rebel Legion Hawaii, Oahu FanForce, Jelly's the Original Collector Maniacs, and Friends of the Library of Hawaii for their support!

Photovoltaic System at Aina Haina Library

Great News! Aina Haina Library is one of the libraries to receive photovoltaic system installation starting in March 2011. Reroofing will precedes installation of the solar panels. Construction is expected to complete in late June. Please pardon the noise during construction!

Tsunami Warning Resulted in Library Closure

The entire public library system experienced unexpected closure yesterday as a result of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Governor issued a press release stating that only essential (disaster relief) workers should report to work. This keeps the roads clear and allows crews to try to clear up any tsunami damage as well as handle any other emergencies. The scheduled AARP tax help was canceled. We have also adjusted the material check-in dates and other related charges. Thank you for your understanding.

An Important Message From AARP Tax-Aide

IRS delays processing of some taxpayer returns until February 14, 2011. Both paper and electronically filed returns containing the following provisions cannot be filed with the IRS until their systems are reprogrammed on February 14, 2011:

Free Tax Help from AARP Tax-Aide

Beginning Friday, February 4 through April 15, 2011, AARP Tax-Aide will help you file tax return electronically in the meeting room. This service is for taxpayers with low- and moderate-income, with special attention to those age 60 and older. Please check our online calendar for necessary documents to bring. Walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-serve basis. Tax-Aide's schedule at the library is as followed:

  • Fridays and Saturdays: 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Closed on the following holidays: Saturday, February 19-President's Day; Saturday, March 26-Prince Kuhio Day

For other AARP Tax-Aide sites and schedules, please check http://www.aarp.org/applications/VMISLocator/searchTaxAideLocations.action

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