Pearl City Public Library, Hawaii State Public Library System

Location:
1138 Waimano Home Rd., Pearl City, HI, 96782
Website:
http://www.librarieshawaii.org/visit/branches/all-branches/

Internship Description

Intern will work at both Adult Reference and Children’s Reference, conduct library orientations/tours upon request, host a library program, perform a storytime, and weed a portion of the Adult collection.

Library/Collection Description

Pearl City Public Library is a regional library serving the needs of the Pearl City community and the Leeward area. Our collections include Adult, Young Adult, Juvenile, microfilm, foreign languages, and audiovisual materials. We are also a repository for Hawaii State and Navy documents.

Required Qualifications

Successful completion of the following courses:

  • LIS 601 Introduction to Reference & Information Services
  • LIS 615 Collection Management
  • LIS 663 Database Searching

Desired Qualifications

  • Strong Internet and computer skills
  • Strong customer service skills

Weekly Schedule

Flexible but prefer some Sunday hours; the library is open 6 days a week. Public Service Hours: Sunday 10-5, Monday and Tuesday 12-8, Wednesday and Thursday 9-5, Friday 1-5, Closed on Saturdays/Holidays.

Goals and Outcomes

Learn about issues related to public libraries and receive training/experience as a public librarian.

Evaluation Methods

Supervisor will go over goals and expectations at the beginning of Internship.

Evaluation Schedule

Students are formally evaluated mid-way through the semester, and at its end.

Contact Information

Supervisor:
Vicky Bowie
E-mail:
vicky.bowie@librarieshawaii.org
Telephone:
(808) 453-6567
Last Updated: 2013April03