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Hawaii State Library: Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Hawaii State Library: Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
402 Kapahulu Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
(808) 733-8444 (Local)
(808) 733-8449 (Fax)
(800) 559-4096 (Toll-Free)
(808) 733-8444 (TDD/TTY)
olbcirc@librarieshawaii.org

Brief Description

Regional Library of the National Service for the Blind & Physically Handicapped. Branch of the Hawaii State Public Library System

Hours of operation: Mon., Wed.-Fri. 8:30 AM-4:30 PM. Tues. 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Number of staff: 11
Staff description: 1 Director, 1 Librarian, 6 Library Technicians, 2 Library Assistants, 1 Janitor.
Geographic area served: State of Hawaii, Guam, and U.S. Pacific Islands.
Publications: News Is Getting Around the Pacific (quarterly newsletter); quarterly list of new large type books; bibliographies of large type books; locally produced cassette books

Staff

Sue Sugimura, Librarian, sue_sugimura@librarieshawaii.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Library Services
    • Provides talking books, talking book machines, large-print books, audiocassettes, braille books, and cassette book machines for blind and physically handicapped persons. Provides radio reading service and transcribing services.

Services for Children

  • Library Services
    • Provides talking books, large-print books, and audiocassettes for blind and physically handicapped persons.

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