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Frightful Fiction on OverDrive

October 30, 2018 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

Tree at Night

 

F a l l   F i c t i o n   F e v e r !

Mystery  •  Suspense  •  Thriller  •  Horror

Consider reading an electronic book title from our OverDrive collection [New Window].

Sharp Objects book cover  Dark Places book cover  The Grownup book cover  The Girl on the Train book cover  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo book cover  The Girl Who Played with Fire book cover  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest book cover  Shutter Island book cover  World War Z book cover  The All Souls Trilogy book cover  The World of All Souls book cover  Real World book cover  Piercing ebook cover  The Case for Satan ebook cover

If you are interested in any of these titles above, click on the book cover image to access the e-book’s Hawaiʻi Voyager catalog record. In the record’s “Holdings Information,” the provided link will direct you to borrowing the e-book in OverDrive [New Window].

 

Library Food Drives begins Thursday, November 1st!

October 30, 2018 by An | 0 comments

Hawaii Foodbank Web PageHanai ia Leeward Web Page

The library will be hosting 2 Thanksgiving food drives, November 1-16! Please consider going through your cupboards and donate either to the Hawaiʻi Foodbank [New Window] or Hānai iā Leeward [New Window]. Donation boxes will be placed at the main entrance of the Learning Commons.

Contributions to the Hawaiʻi Foodbank will be distributed to local families in need; contributions to Hānai iā Leeward will be distributed to Leeward CC students participating in this program.

Top 5 items needed:

  1. Canned proteins
  2. Canned meals
  3. Canned vegetables
  4. Canned fruits
  5. Rice

For more information, please contact An Hollowell, x301 or ahollowe@hawaii.edu

Thanksgiving Food Drives: November 1-16

October 22, 2018 by An | 0 comments

Hawaii Foodbank Web PageHanai ia Leeward Web Page

The library will be hosting 2 Thanksgiving food drives, November 1-16! Please consider going through your cupboards and donate either to the Hawaiʻi Foodbank [New Window] or Hānai iā Leeward [New Window]. Donation boxes will be placed at the main entrance of the Learning Commons.

Contributions to the Hawaiʻi Foodbank will be distributed to local families in need; contributions to Hānai iā Leeward will be distributed to Leeward CC students participating in this program.

Top 5 items needed:

  1. Canned proteins
  2. Canned meals
  3. Canned vegetables
  4. Canned fruits
  5. Rice

For more information, please contact An Hollowell, x301 or ahollowe@hawaii.edu

New OverDrive Reads – October 2018

October 22, 2018 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

These electronic book titles have been added to the OverDrive database [New Window].

If you are interested in any of these new titles below, click on the book cover image to access the e-book’s Hawaiʻi Voyager catalog record. In the record’s “Holdings Information,” the provided link will direct you to borrowing the e-book in OverDrive [New Window].

Crazy Rich Asians Trilogy book cover

 

You’ve seen the movie, now enjoy Kevin Kwan’s lavish and hilarious novel. This is an additional OverDrive copy of Crazy Rich Asians that includes the full trilogy.

 

New in FICTION

An American Marriage book cover The End We Start From book cover

New in NONFICTION

Heart Berries book cover White Fragility book cover The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook book cover
2018/2019 ASVAB for Dummies book cover Virtual and Augmented Reality for Dummies book cover Public Speaking Skills for Dummies book cover
Gender Diversity and Non-Binary Inclusion in the Workplace book cover

October Library Displays: Creepy and Criminal

October 16, 2018 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

All Hallow’s Read

At the Learning Commons’ main entrance, you’ll find spooky tales, modern and classic.

Halloween book display

If you pass the front/circulation desk, you’ll find spooky tales of Asian and Hawaiian-Pacific lore in front of our Kapunawai room.

Asian and Hawaiian-Pacific Halloween Book Display

True Crime Reads

Magnifying Glass and FingerprintsOn the Leeward Library’s upper level, read about real events of murder, mystery, and criminal investigation. A selection of local and national stories are available for insight and intrigue.

True Crime book display

We’ll be hosting a Halloween mystery activity October 30th [New Window]! Details coming soon . . .

Volunteer for Halloween Spooky Fun House!

October 16, 2018 by An | 0 comments

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Have you heard about Leeward Community College’s 50 Acts of Service project? In honor of our 50th anniversary, we aim to complete 50 acts of service during the 2018-2019 academic year! Please consider volunteering for an event to support this project and most importantly, our community!

Upcoming service opportunity: The City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation is hosting Halloween Spooky Fun House at Kalākaua District Park Thursday, October 25th. This event is geared towards children ages 12 and under. We are looking for volunteers to help with:

  • Costume contest
  • Make and take crafts
  • Passing out candy
  • Event breakdown

While this event is open for anyone to volunteer, event organizers strongly encourage student volunteers! Please pass this along to anyone you think would be interested!

Date: Thursday, October 25
Location: Kalākaua District Park
720 McNeill St
Honolulu, HI 96817
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. (volunteer orientation at 4:00 p.m.)
RSVP: An Hollowell (x301 or ahollowe@hawaii.edu)
by Wednesday, October 17

 

October 5, 2018
by junie
0 comments

Make a Difference, Register to Vote!

Come to the Library on Tuesday, October 9 at 12 – 1 pm, the last day to register online to vote in the General Election. Already registered but don’t know who to vote for or where to go for credible information about the issues affecting you? Come to the Library to find credible websites to get information to help you make the right choices for you. Make your vote count!

Kanopy: New Login System

October 4, 2018 by Cheryl Urasaki | 0 comments

Kanopy [New Window], one of our resources for streaming videos, has a new login system.  Starting October 4, 2018, all users must create a personal account to view content.  This is a very quick process, and there is no charge.

When attempting to play a video, you will be prompted to log in or sign up.

Screenshot of Kanopy login screen

If you already have an account, log in with your email and password.  If you do not have an account, click on the Sign Up button.  You will be prompted to enter your name, email address, and a password.

Screenshot of Kanopy account signup

After you submit your information, you will be emailed a verification link. Click on the link in your email, and you’re all set!

Screenshot of Kanopy account confirmation

Please note that if you are off campus, you may also need to enter your UH login credentials, if prompted, when accessing Kanopy.

If you have questions about Kanopy or any of our other library resources, please contact us at (808) 455-0379 or lccref@hawaii.edu.

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