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We Are Thankful for New Best Sellers and OverDrive Reads

November 20, 2020 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

Best Sellers Collection [New Window]

Click on the book’s image to place a hold in the book’s Primo record. Use the “Get It” feature to make the request.

All boys aren't blue : a memoir-manifesto Black girl unlimited : the remarkable story of a teenage wizard The color of air : a novel If it bleeds Magic lessons : the prequel to practical magic Our time is now : power, purpose, and the fight for a fair America The room where it happened: a White House memoir Stamped : racism, antiracism, and you The world that we knew : a novel

OverDrive Collection [New Window]

Click on the book’s image below to access the item’s Primo Search record. In the record’s “View Online” section, the provided link will direct you to borrowing in OverDrive [New Window]. These titles are also featured in the “Race, Civil Rights, Equality…Zeitgeist!” sub-collection [New Window].

"Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man book cover." "Just Us: An American Conversation book cover."

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man – Inspired by Emmanuel Acho’s YouTube channel [New Window], this is the audiobook format for this 11/10/20 publication.

Just Us: An American Conversation – Watch Claudia Rankine discuss her inventive and timely new book [New Window] for the Chicago Humanities Festival on 9/24/20.

Also available on OverDrive: Shuggie Bain [New Window] by Douglas Stuart, the 2020 winner of The Booker Prize for Fiction.

 

Looking for a book that we currently don’t have in our collection? Please suggest a book title by filling out our Best Sellers & OverDrive Suggestion Form [New Window].

New Best Sellers and OverDrive Reads – November 2020

November 2, 2020 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

Best Sellers Collection [New Window]

Click on the book’s image to place a hold in the book’s Primo record. Use the “Get It” feature to make the request.

The Black Flamingo A long petal of the sea : a novel My dark Vanessa : a novel The last romantics The ballad of songbirds and snakes House of earth and blood : a Crescent City novel Supernova The mermaid, the witch, and the sea The perfect fraud : a novel Apeirogon : a novel The great Gatsby : the graphic novel Food fix : how to save our health, our economy, our communities, and our planet--one bite at a time Atomic women : the untold stories of the scientists who helped create the nuclear bomb Why we're polarized

OverDrive Collection [New Window]

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

"And We Came Outside and Saw the Stars Again." "Along Together book cover." "YouTube Channels for Dummies."

Featured OverDrive sub-collection this month: For Your Health and Wellness [New Window]

Are you new to using OverDrive? We have some tips for you on our OverDrive Collection Basics LibGuide [New Window].

Looking for a book that we currently don’t have in our collection? Please suggest a book title by filling out our Best Sellers & OverDrive Suggestion Form [New Window].

Best Sellers and OverDrive New Books

October 27, 2020 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

Best Sellers Collection [New Window]

Click on the book’s image to place a hold in the book’s Primo record. Use the “Get It” feature to make the request.

Aurora burning Agnes at the end of the world Of blood and bone The binding: a novel The starless sea: a novel The giver of stars: a novel In the dream house: a memoir How we fight for our lives: a memoir Camp By the book

OverDrive Collection [New Window]

Click on the book’s image below to access the item’s Primo Search record. In the record’s “View Online” section, the provided link will direct you to borrowing in OverDrive.

"Zoom for Dummies book cover." "Working From Home for Dummies book cover."

Ready for something spooky, mysterious, or suspenseful this Halloween? Try an Oc-THRILL-ber ebook [New Window].

Are you new to using OverDrive? We have some tips for you on our OverDrive Collection Basics LibGuide [New Window].

 

Looking for a book that we currently don’t have in our collection? Please suggest a book title by filling out our Best Sellers & OverDrive Suggestion Form [New Window].

 

Autumnal Adventures in Reading: New Books Available

October 19, 2020 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

Best Sellers Collection [New Window]

Click on the book’s image to place a hold in the book’s Primo record. Use the “Get It” feature to make the request.

Dear girls: intimate tales, untold secrets & advice for living your best life Sex and vanity Minore feelings: an Asian American reckoning The mister The betrothed All your twisted secrets Long bright river: a novel Tomb of ancients The splendid and the vile: a saga of Churchill, family, and defiance during the Blitz The volunteer You're not listening: what you're missing and why it matters

OverDrive Collection [New Window]

Click on the book’s image below to access the item’s Primo Search record. In the record’s “View Online” section, the provided link will direct you to borrowing in OverDrive.

Caste book cover "The Lying Life of Adults book cover." "Shuggie Bain book cover."

Looking for something spooky, mysterious, or suspenseful? Oc-THRILL-ber ebooks [New Window] are back!

Are you new to using OverDrive? We have some tips for you on our OverDrive Collection Basics LibGuide [New Window].

 

Looking for a book that we currently don’t have in our collection? Please suggest a book title by filling out our Best Sellers & OverDrive Suggestion Form [New Window].

 

Banned Books Week Titles on OverDrive

September 27, 2020 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

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Consider reading a BANNED BOOK from our OverDrive ebook collection [New Window].

Visit the Library’s Banned or Challenged Books list [New Window] and see why these 18 OverDrive titles below have been challenged in libraries across the United States. Some of these books along with the other listed titles are available in print at our Library.

"Titles of 18 Banned Books Week ebooks available on OverDrive."

Are you new to using OverDrive? We have some tips for you on our OverDrive Collection Basics LibGuide [New Window].

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

 

A New Year Begins on OverDrive – Fall 2020

August 13, 2020 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

Enjoy these new ways to engage with OverDrive digital resources [New Window] this fall.

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Explore the new OverDrive sub-collection: Race, Civil Rights, Equality…Zeitgeist! [New Window]. Click on the book’s image below to access the item’s Primo Search record. In the record’s “View Online” section, the provided link will direct you to borrowing in OverDrive.
"Begin Again book cover." "Notes of a Native Son book cover." "Minor Feelings audiobook cover." "The New Jim Crow book cover."

New to OverDrive…Graphic novels [New Window]! Celebrate the life of Congressman John Lewis in his co-authored trilogy March. These titles in print are also available in the Library.
"March, Book One, graphic novel cover." "March, Book Two, graphic novel cover." "March, Book Three, graphic novel cover." "They Called Us Enemy book cover."

OverDrive’s Course Reserves [New Window] sub-collection features ebooks used in courses.

Check out Leeward’s Top 22 OverDrive Books [New Window] from the last school year. For the second year in a row, Jonathan Osorio’s Dismembering Lahui is #1.


 

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]

 

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.

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]

 

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.

 

New OverDrive Digital Titles – April 2020

April 14, 2020 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

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].

Hawaiian/Pacific Collection E-Books

Aloha Kitchen book cover The Legends and Myths of Hawaii book cover Hawaiian Legends of Old Honolulu book cover The Polynesian Family System in Ka-ʻU, Hawaiʻi book cover Ancient Hawaiian Civilization book cover Hawaiian Historical Legends book cover Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes book cover Six Months in the Sandwich Islands book cover Polynesian Researchers book cover

New Nonfiction and Fiction E-Books

The Blue Zones Kitchen book cover Sharks in the Time of Saviors book cover Tigers, Not Daughters book cover

Audiobooks to Laugh and Learn

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If you have a book recommendation, please suggest a title by filling out our Best Sellers & OverDrive Suggestion Form [New Window].

 

Additional e-book [New Window] and streaming video [New Window] resources

 

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