Library News and Much More!

Lei Workshop: Thursday, May 9th

April 30, 2019 by An | 0 comments

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Our last event for Finals Countdown [New Window] will be a lei workshop in Kapunawai, Thursday, May 9th, 8AM-4PM.

We’ll have lei workstations (which will include tī leaves, yarn, ribbon, needles, & string) and demos throughout the day. Feel free to B.Y.O.F. – bring your own foliage (i.e. flowers, leaves, etc.)!

If you have any questions or would like to donate supplies, please contact Annemarie aapaikai@hawaii.edu or An ahollowell@hawaii.edu

April 29, 2019
by Jason Yamashita
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Job and Career Preparation Resources Display

Are you looking to update your resume or perhaps interested in further developing your leadership skills?

Located near the Reference Desk on the Leeward Library’s upper level is a display of selected books to support your work and career goals.

Included is an assortment of e-book titles with QR (quick response) codes to access titles through their Hawaiʻi Voyager records. Also, check out the Job and Career Preparation collection  [New Window] in OverDrive.
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April 15, 2019
by Natalie Wahl
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Earth Week eResources

Click the links below for 24/7 access to Leeward Library journals, newspapers, movies, and research guides related to our impact on Earth. Happy Earth Week!

For more info on Leeward CC Earth Week Events, please visit the campus calendar [New Window]

Earth Week logo

 

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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