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Dedicated May 29, 1998

1996 DOE Employee of the Year

Ali‘iolani Elementary School Librarian 1980-1997

The library is open every morning from 7:45am-8:00am daily, during 1st recess, and after school daily until 3:00pm, and 1:30pm on Wednesdays. Students are also able to borrow books during their class's scheduled library time.

Class Library Schedule

Kindergarten: Thursday/Friday

1st Grade: Friday

2nd Grade: Tuesday

3rd Grade: Thursday

4th Grade: Friday

5th Grade: Tuesday

Overdue Books

Library books will be checked out for a period of 7 days (or until the next class visit if school is not in session on due date). When a book becomes overdue, borrowing privileges will be blocked until the book is returned. If a book is damaged or lost, students are liable for charges incurred to repair or replace the book.

Accelerated Reader

Ali‘iolani School participates in the Accelerated Reader (AR) program to track and manage the progress of each student, Online AR quizzes, monitored at school, help students to set and reach their goals. Please help us encourage students to read books in their reading range for 15-20 minutes every day. The library is open for AR testing during 1st recess and after school until 3:00pm daily, and 1:30pm on Wednesdays.


Accelerated Reader (AR)

Ali‘iolani Library Catalog

Scout - Ali‘iolani Library Catalog for PreK-Grade 2

Overdrive eBooks - Use your 10-digit student number as your Library Card Number to login to borrow eBooks.

EBSCO Host - Browse high-quality fiction and non-fiction titles across a diverse range of subject and topic areas. See our librarian for login.

Tumble Books - Collection of eBooks. See our librarian for login.

Follett Shelf - Read eBooks from Destiny. Get username and password from our Librarian.

The Hawaii State Public Library System - Search for books, videos, DVDs, and more at the public library system.

PebbleGo - The Emergent Reader Research Solution. PebbleGo is the award winning PreK-3 database for reading and research. The PebbleGo databases make learning and improving reading and research skills fun, building on children’s interest. See our librarian for login.

Encyclopedia Britannica - See our librarian for login.

Caldecott Medal - Each year, a children's picture book is awarded the Caldecott Medal for outstanding illustrations. See which books have won this distinguished award!

Nene Award - Each year, students all over Hawaii in grades 4-6, vote for a chapter book they think is the best. See which books are running this year as well as view past winners.

Newbery Medal - Since 1922, one book a year has been awarded with the Newbery Medal for its contribution to children's literature. This award has usually been given to chapter books. View the winners of this award.

The Star Advertiser - Keep up with current events of Hawaii and the world with this online version of the newspaper.

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