Pearl City Public Library, Hawaii State Public Library System

1138 Waimano Home Rd., Pearl City, HI, 96782

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

Vicky Bowie
(808) 453-6567
Last Updated: 2013April03