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  1. 1. Hawai‘i State Library “A Day in the Life” A UHM LIS 650 Group Project Fall 2009 Dr. Wertheimer
  2. 3. Table of Contents <ul><li>Children's - Iris Kaneshige </li></ul><ul><li>Young Adult - Ryan Lammers </li></ul><ul><li>Language, Literature, & History - Peter Kanehiro </li></ul><ul><li>Circulation - Mary Kate Durkee </li></ul><ul><li>Art, Music, & Recreation - Alison Sperry </li></ul><ul><li>Hawai‘i/Pacific - Jennifer Owens </li></ul><ul><li>“ A Day in the Life” Website - Ryan Lammers </li></ul>
  3. 4. Welcome to the Edna Allyn Children’s Room Iris Kaneshige and Susan Bannister
  4. 5. The Librarians <ul><li>Here are two of the three children’s librarians – Donna Tokumaru and Vicky Dworkin. </li></ul>
  5. 6. What do the Librarians Value? <ul><li>The free access to information, education, and entertainment for all users </li></ul><ul><li>The free services and programs--can’t get the same from any bookstore </li></ul><ul><li>The opportunity to prepare children to be life-long readers and successful students </li></ul><ul><li>That public libraries are for everyone and has something to offer all </li></ul>
  6. 7. The Children’s Library <ul><li>A collection of approximately 85,000 items offers something for every child. </li></ul>
  7. 8. What does the Children’s Library offer? <ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Entertainment </li></ul>
  8. 9. Early Education Story time is offered on a regular basis for toddlers and preschool-aged children. Here, librarian Maile Davis engages children of various ages.
  9. 10. <ul><li>Together, families learn the joys of reading, imagining, and even singing. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Resources <ul><li>Robert visits the library every Saturday. He is 12 years old and is home schooled. The library serves as a great resource for Robert’s education. </li></ul>
  11. 12. Resources <ul><li>Two early education teachers come to the Edna Allen Room weekly to borrow books for their students. </li></ul><ul><li>They appreciate the: </li></ul><ul><li>Large selection of picture books </li></ul><ul><li>Value for their money - free! </li></ul>
  12. 13. Entertainment <ul><li>Seven year old Keanu and his mom, visit the public library often. Keanu loves to read mysteries. He is familiar with the catalog system because his school visits the library once-a-month. </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>Ms. Vicky offers Keanu a list of books appropriate for his age and recommends her favorites! </li></ul>
  14. 15. Young Adult Section Ryan Lammers and Gregory Hodges
  15. 16. Young Adult Section <ul><li>Target teens (roughly from grades 7-12) </li></ul><ul><li>10 magazine subscriptions (surfing, video games, entertainment, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>College and Career information (test prep, scholarships, occupational guides) </li></ul><ul><li>YA librarians regularly visit schools (book talks) </li></ul>
  16. 17. Young Adult Section <ul><li>Edna Weeks (Head Librarian) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>YA librarian at HSL for past 12 years </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Favorite aspect of the job </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Working with the kids.” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vision for the future: increase public awareness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Its amazing how many people don’t even know we’re here.” </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 19. Young Adult Section <ul><li>Amber (patron – 11) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visits the library: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Every week (since she was 5) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prefers to read: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fantasy or non-fiction (next up: Vampire Blondes ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why is HSL important? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Its a good resource for people, especially kids at schools with no school library.” </li></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 20. Young Adult Section <ul><li>Travis (patron – 20) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visits the library: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Every month to the Comic Zone </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prefers to read: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Manga </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why is HSL important? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Travis goes to the library for access to free Manga. ”I would have to spend more money on Manga.&quot; </li></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 22. Language, Literature, and History Mary Kate Durkee and Peter Kanehiro
  20. 23. Language, Literature, and History <ul><li>Value to customers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Specialized knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration between sections = Effective service </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Focal point for cultural gathering </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Brings in former customers </li></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 24. Language, Literature, and History <ul><li>Lynne Kobayashi - Section Head </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Years at HSL: 12 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What she likes about working at HSL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wealth of resources to serve customers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Free information access </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Location: historic district </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vision for the future </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Balance collection: print, electronic </li></ul></ul></ul>
  22. 25. Myrna Libed – History Selector
  23. 26. Language, Literature, and History <ul><li>Marcy Moran (patron) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visits the library: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Past 20 years </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ When the books are overdue.” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comes to find: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New books that have pictures (works with elderly) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What would you lose if HSL closed down? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Plenty” </li></ul></ul></ul>
  24. 27. Circulation Mary Kate Durkee and Peter Kanehiro
  25. 28. Jacqueline Imamura, at the Audio Visual Circulation desk A patron browsing fiction near the Circulation desk
  26. 29. The Hawai‘i State Library is a democratic institution with services and collections available to anyone who wishes to use them. There is considerable signage which helps to communicate policies to patrons.
  27. 30. The library is always welcoming donations. In fact, while we were talking to the Language, Literature and History Librarians a patron donated two books to the collection.
  28. 31. Bridging the Digital Divide
  29. 32. Jennifer Owens and Alison Sperry Arts, Music & Recreation Section
  30. 33. <ul><li>Haesun Morse - Head Librarian </li></ul>“ Everyone is welcome in a library. It does not matter where you come from or who you are. No one is turned away.” - Haesun Morse
  31. 34. Music Collection
  32. 35. Patrons who come to the library “ I don’t know what I would do if there were no more libraries. It has everything I need. It is a wonderful resource…” - Library patron
  33. 36. Hawai‘i & Pacific Reference Jennifer Owens and Alison Sperry
  34. 37. Hawai‘i & Pacific Section “ Not many people realize the wonderful resources our Hawai‘i & Pacific section has to offer.” - Patrick McNally, Head Librarian
  35. 38. Hawai‘i & Pacific Resources These resources provide in-depth reference and readers' advisory services to a worldwide audience using a wide variety of resources: Books, pamphlets, government documents, periodicals, maps, microforms, and electronic databases.
  36. 39. Hawai‘i & Pacific’s extensive yearbook collection
  37. 40. “ Libraries are the greatest resource we have.” – Life long lover of libraries
  38. 41. The Hawai‘i & Pacific section has over 2,000 Hawai‘i public and private school yearbooks. &quot;I come here so my mind can grow.” - Jeffrey Friedman
  39. 42. “ A Library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.” - Henry Ward Beecher      “A “A Library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.” -Henry Ward Beecher Hawai‘i State Public Library Courtyard
  40. 43. Thank you for your Attention! <ul><li>Group Photo </li></ul>