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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!

Finals Countdown starts NEXT WEEK!

April 15, 2019 by An | 0 comments

Finals Countdown Flyer

The Finals Countdown period begins Monday, April 22nd!  We will extend our library hours Mondays – Thursdays to 9:00 p.m.

Spring 2019 Library Extended Hours
Monday, April 22 – Friday, May 10

Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

If you (or your student club) would like to host a review session, office hours, or an activity, please fill out our Finals Countdown Space Request Form [New Window].

A few things we currently have scheduled:

For more information and event updates, view our Finals Countdown Event Page [New Window].

National Library Week: Libraries = Strong Communities

April 9, 2019 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

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It’s National Library Week! Drop by the library to check out our awesome displays this year!

How can we make our learning community mo’ bettah?

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Moʻo (gecko) is pōloli (hungry) for feedback! Go to his tank (by the front entrance of the Learning Commons) and feed him a comment -or- post a sticky note on his whiteboard…which is roaming around somewhere in the Learning Commons…

Main Level Book Displays

Ko Kākou Mau Kaiāulu (Our Communities) — showcasing books about our communities and culture on Oʻahu.

Join the Book Potluck [New Window] — featuring books recommended by YOU.

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Libraries in our Community!

We compiled a slideshow highlighting unique facts and services about a few libraries in our community! Click on the image below to view our slideshow!

Community Libraries Slideshow

For more information on activities and events during National Library Week: go.hawaii.edu/Gah [New Window].

April 8, 2019
by Jason Yamashita
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BOOK POTLUCK…Share a Tasty Read!

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We invite you to participate in a Book Potluck by recommending to our library community a favorite or meaningful book from our collection.

How to Participate: 

1) Select your book of choice from our collection. An e-book is okay too.

2) Fill out a comment card about the book. This is available on the “Book Potluck” display unit on the Library’s UPPER level. If your book is an e-book, please check the box for “E-book” and we will print the e-book cover.

3) Place book and comment card on the UPPER level display unit.

Periodically, these books will be moved and showcased in the entrance display case on the Library’s MAIN level.

Please visit our National Library Week page [New Window] for more activities and information.
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Add an ʻono book to this display unit on the Library’s upper level.

 

The BIG LIBRARY READ Concludes on April 15th

April 8, 2019 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

Homes book cover shown on iPad
OverDrive’s international e-book reading program, Big Library Read [New Window], ends on April 15th.

There’s still time to utilize our unlimited access to borrow Homes: A Refugee Story [New Window] through our OverDrive database [New Window]. The lending period is two weeks from the start of your borrow date. Beginning on April 16th, this e-book will be updated to one user access at a time.

Global Community Discussion

See what others are saying about Homes in an online discussion at Discuss.BigLibraryRead.com [New Window].

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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!

Other events & reminders…

April 7, 2019 by An | 0 comments

Finals Countdown Flyer

The Finals Countdown period begins Monday, April 22nd! If you (or your student club) would like to host a review session, office hours, or an activity, please fill out our Finals Countdown Space Request Form [New Window].

For more information and event updates, view our Finals Countdown Event Page [New Window].

 

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The library will be closed Friday, April 19th, in observance of Good Friday. Please leave us a message at x210 or lcccirc@hawaii.edu

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].

The BIG LIBRARY READ – April 1-15

April 1, 2019 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

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Big Library Read [New Window] is an international e-book reading program facilitated by OverDrive, connecting millions of readers around the world.

During April 1-15, Leeward CC Library users have unlimited access to borrow Homes: A Refugee Story [New Window] through our OverDrive database [New Window]. The lending period is two weeks from the start of your borrow date.

A Letter from Co-Author Winnie Yeung

 


Join the Global Discussion Board

See what others are saying about Homes in an online discussion at Discuss.BigLibraryRead.com [New Window].

Big Library Read Giveaway Sweepstakes

Sponsored by OverDrive, enter the Big Library Read sweepstakes [New Window] to win a Kobo Aura H2O.
Homes Kobo Aura Sweepstakes

Finals Countdown & Extended Hours: April 22 – May 10

March 31, 2019 by An | 0 comments

Finals Countdown Flyer

The Finals Countdown period begins Monday, April 22nd!

During the last 3 weeks of the semester, we will be extending our hours Monday – Thursday until 9:00 p.m., offer space for office hours, review sessions, workshops, and de-stressing activities, and Student Government will fund snacks for Finals Countdown activities. If you (or your student club) would like to host a review session, office hours, or an activity, please fill out our Finals Countdown Space Request Form.

For more information and event updates, view our Finals Countdown Event Page.

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