The American Samoa Government Official website

Provides recent press releases and speeches, and news of government activities. Also provides information on each government department (contact information, plus a brief description of the functions of the department).

The American Samoa Historic Preservation Office site

The publications link leads to articles about aspects of American Samoa’s history. These articles are in Samoan and English.

The American Samoa Bar Association website

The Legal Resources link provides full text, searchable legislation, including the AS code, case laws, the constitution, and the administrative code.

The American Samoa Department of Commerce website (currently under reconstruction)
The homepage provides links to the different divisions within the department e.g. tourism, environment, statistics (see below). Each link provides a full text, in English, of the division’s publications and research.

The American Samoa Department of Commerce Statistics website (currently under reconstruction)
This link leads to PDF files of statistics, from the yearbook, the census, and from other government departments on a range of subjects (agriculture, fisheries, electricity and water, etc.)


These research databases, provided by PREL, offer full-text journal articles and reference books for your use. These online databases are FREE to use. To access the databases, please follow this link:

American Samoa Residents may contact Feleti Barstow Public Library at 684-633-5816 for password.

— Get in Touch —

As the central public library for American Samoa, we serve as a model for other libraries and information centers to increase access to reading materials and promote literacy.

Our Library

The Feleti Barstow Public Library is a center for lifelong learning dedicated to meeting the informational, technological, and cultural needs of all age groups.

Library Tours

The Feleti Barstow Public Library welcomes groups of all ages to learn more about the many resources the library has to offer.

Research Tours

School classes are welcome to use the library during school hours for class research projects. Specific tours are customized for the group's area of interest.