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Library Annual User Survey Ends Sunday, April 21st!

April 15, 2019 by An | 0 comments

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Attention Leeward CC Community:

  • Did you use the library during Spring Break?
  • How useful is our library website?
  • What would help you feel more comfortable in using the library?

Please take a moment to fill out our annual survey so we can improve our services! Where you can fill out our survey:

  1. Direct link to survey: go.hawaii.edu/GRS [New Window]
  2. On our National Library Week page [New Window]
  3. In-person at our iPad kiosks located at
    • Learning Commons entrance
    • 3rd/upper floor of the library, near the reference desk

Survey ends Sunday, April 21st.

Please feel free to forward our survey to other Leeward faculty, staff, and students!

Library Annual User Survey

April 8, 2019 by An | 0 comments

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Attention Leeward CC Community:

  • Did you use the library during Spring Break?
  • How useful is our library website?
  • What would help you feel more comfortable in using the library?

Please take a moment to fill out our annual survey so we can improve our services! Where you can fill out our survey:

  1. Direct link to survey: go.hawaii.edu/GRS [New Window]
  2. On our National Library Week page [New Window]
  3. In-person at our iPad kiosks located at
    • Learning Commons entrance
    • 3rd/upper floor of the library, near the reference desk

Survey ends Sunday, April 21st.

Please feel free to forward our survey to other Leeward faculty, staff, and students!

Libraries = Strong Communities

April 2, 2019 by An | 0 comments

What is National Library Week? Each year, around the 2nd week of April, libraries across the nation will highlight the roles of libraries, librarians, and staff and what part they play in communities. This year’s National Library Week theme is: Libraries = Strong Communities.

For most students at Leeward Community College, the library is the first place they go when they are in need of answers. Come by and let us show you what we have to offer (besides books & computers)!

Schedule of Events

Apr 1-15

Big Library Read [New Window]

Big Library Read is an e-book club hosted by our OverDrive database [New Window]. During April 1-15, Leeward CC Library users will have unlimited access to the Home: A Refugee Story e-book via OverDrive [New Window].

Post your photos, videos, or text and hashtag #BigLibraryRead on social media to win a Kobo Aura H2O eReaderClick here for sweepstakes rules [New Window].

Apr  1 – May 3

Annual Hawai‘i Foodbank Food Drive [New Window]

The Hawaii Foodbank is hosting it’s Annual State Employees Food Drive! To support this cause, the library will be collecting donations. See front desk staff for details!

Apr 7-13

National Library Week [New Window]

We have so many fun things in store for you as we celebrate our role as YOUR Library! Come by and let us show you what we have to offer (besides books & computers)!

Apr 8-13

#MyLibraryMyStory [New Window]

Whip out your phones and tablets! Post photos, videos, or text on Instagram or Twitter & tell the American Library Association [New Window] what you love about Leeward CC Library! You may win a $100 VISA gift card!!! Don’t forget to hashtag #MyLibraryMyStory and tag us:

Apr 8-21

Annual Library Survey

Please fill out our annual survey to provide feedback on how we can improve our services. We will be distributing our annual survey via email, our National Library Week webpage, and you can do it in person at our iPad kiosks–located at the Learning Commons’ entrance or upstairs by the Reference Desk!

For more information, visit our National Library Week page [New Window].

Partners in Development Foundation (PIDF) Ka Pa’alana Holiday Toy Drive

November 28, 2018 by An | 0 comments

Toy Donation Box

We are collecting as many new/unwrapped toys as we can! The toys will be distributed to the Partners in Development Ka Pa‘alana Program [New Window], which serves homeless and at-risk families on the Leeward Coast. Toys should be geared towards pre-school children, ages 5 and under. The drive ends Friday, December 7th.

This will be the library’s last 50 Acts of Service event for the year.

If you have any questions, please contact An Hollowell (ahollowe@hawaii.edu or x301).

 

50 Acts of Service: Ka Pa‘alana Holiday Toy Drive

November 19, 2018 by An | 0 comments

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Ka Pa‘alana Holiday Toy Drive
Dates: November 26 – December 7
Location: Learning Commons’ Main Entrance
Contact: An Hollowell
x0301
ahollowe@hawaii.edu

The library is hosting a holiday toy drive for the Ka Pa‘alana Homeless Family Education Program [New Window], which serves homeless and at-risk families on the Leeward Coast. The drive begins Monday, November 26th.

Please consider donating a toy, two, or more so we can ensure each child participating in this program has a gift for the holidays. Toy donations should be geared towards pre-school children ages 5 and under. We are aiming for 150 toys!

Mahalo for your support and Happy Holidays!

Thanksgiving Food Drives – Ends Friday, November 16th!

November 5, 2018 by An | 0 comments

Thanksgiving Food Donation Bins

We are collecting non-perishable food items for Hānai iā Leeward [New Window] & the Hawaiʻi Foodbank [New Window] until Friday, November 16th! Please donate to either bin to support Leeward CC students and local families who depend on these programs.

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

 

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

 

50 Acts of Service: Halloween Spooky Fun House

October 3, 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

 

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