Summer Session 2 Library Services

July 7, 2020 by An | 0 comments

Summer Session 2 Library Services

Our hours and services for Summer Session 2:

Library Services
July 6 – August 14

Monday – Friday

Tuesday & Friday

  • Reserve a Laptop [New Window]:
    • Tuesday  Noon – 3pm
    • Friday     9am – Noon

Visit our COVID-19 page [New Window] for updates on changes to library services. If you have any questions, please contact us at x210 or

OverDrive Unlimited User Access Opportunity

June 23, 2020 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

In an effort to support awareness and learning, our OverDrive collection [New Window] vendor has launched the Black Lives Matter: Community Read program. During the time frames listed below, the following titles will be available with unlimited user access.

Click on the book covers below to borrow in OverDrive [New Window].

The Hate U Give (available through July 12) and The New Jim Crow (available through July 15) book covers.
Me and White Supremacy (available through July 19) and So You Want to Talk About Race (available June 29 to July 26) book covers.

New to using OverDrive? Please visit the OverDrive Collection Basics LibGuide [New Window] or contact the Reference Desk [New Window] with your questions.

Summer 2020 Library Services

June 1, 2020 by An | 0 comments

Summer Library Services

Library Services
May 26 – August 14

Monday – Friday

Tuesday & Friday

  • Reserve a Laptop [New Window]:
    • Tuesday  Noon – 3pm
    • Friday     9am – Noon

A Couple of Service Updates

  • Leeward CC Books and Videos

We are now offering book and video pick-up services for Leeward CC students! Students may request Leeward CC Library books and videos by filling out our Item Pick-Up Request Form [New Window] or contacting the circulation desk staff (x210, We are unable to fulfill requests from the other UH campuses but we will let you know when this service is reactivated!

  • Leeward CC Interlibrary Loans: Article Requests

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We also brought back article requests [New Window]! What is this, you ask? If you are browsing our library catalog and come across an article we do not have–on the article’s item record/info:

  1. Scroll down to the “How to Get It” section and if you aren’t logged in, “Sign in” with your UH username and password
  2. Click on the “Leeward CC Interlibrary Loan Article Request” link
  3. Fill out the “Article Request” form
  4. Click “Submit

. . . and we will do our best to get it for you! For more information on article requests, please contact Kalekona Kingsbury (x209,

New OverDrive Reads – June 2020

June 1, 2020 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

New e-books to start your summer reading.

Click on the book’s image below to access the e-book’s Primo record. In the record’s “View Online” section, the provided link will direct you to borrowing in OverDrive [New Window].

 Microsoft Teams for Dummies book cover. Sansei and Sensibility book cover. Upstream book cover. The Art of Showing Up book cover. The Introvert's Complete Career Guide book cover. Coronavirus: A Book for Children book cover. The Adaptation Advantage book cover.

Need a little help with OverDrive? Use the OverDrive Collection Basics LibGuide [New Window] or contact the Reference Desk [New Window].

More digital book, periodical, and streaming video options [New Window]


End of Semester Services

May 10, 2020 by An | 0 comments

Finals Countdown: End of Semester Services [New Window]

It’s Finals Week!!! A few service announcements:


Laptop Returns

We will be setting up a laptop return table in front of the Learning Commons, May 13-15 (Wednesday to Friday):

  • Wednesday: 8am – Noon
  • Thursday: Noon – 4pm
  • Friday: 8am – Noon

If students are unable to return their laptops during these times, they can contact us by phone (x210) or email ( to make arrangements for other drop-off times. Library staff are available Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm.


Annual Library User Survey [New Window]

How did we do this semester? Is there anything we can improve on? What programs or services would you like to see at our library? If you could spare 5 minutes, please fill out our survey at

Last day of our annual library user survey is Friday, May 15th.

OverDrive Basics and Suggested Summer Reads

May 8, 2020 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

Summer is the perfect time to check out our digital OverDrive collection [New Window]. We’re currently featuring a Suggested Summer Reads [New Window] sub-collection of popular and notable titles.

If you haven’t tried using the OverDrive or Libby apps for added convenience, a new LibGuide [New Window] is available to walk you through some basics.

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While the Hawaii State Public Library System remains closed through May, you can even access their bountiful OverDrive collection using the OverDrive/Libby app you use for our collection. See “Setting Up the App” in the LibGuide [New Window] for more details. 

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And don’t forget, our “virtual” doors are always open with an assortment of digital Research Tools [New Window] to access e-books, periodical articles, and streaming videos.


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