The Pioneer Library System will visit the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History and Library Day Saturday, June 24, at the museum, 2401 Chautauqua Ave., on the campus of the University of Oklahoma.
All museum visitors that day will receive complimentary admission if they show their library card, whether it is from Pioneer or from any library or library system from anywhere in the world. Showing one library card gains access to the museum for the entire family.
And for those who don’t yet have a card, PLS staff will be at the museum to help them get signed up for one. A PLS card is free for anyone who lives, works, attends school or owns property in Cleveland, McClain or Pottawatomie counties, where Pioneer operates 11 libraries in 10 communities.
Staff from hometown libraries will lead story times, crafts and other activities during the day to add to the museum experience for guests. And the PLS Maker Mobile will be at the museum to show off the library’s STEAM resources, including its 3-D Printer, laser cutter, STEAM kits and the Maker Mobile library.
The museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. that day, and all of its galleries will be open to those attending Library Day.
For more information on the museum, call 325-4712 or go online here.
All hometown libraries will close at 6 pm Monday, July 3rd and close all day Tuesday, July 4th, for Independence Day. Libraries will be open for regular business hours on Wednesday, July 5th.
If you're interested in learning about the day or teaching your kids about America's Independence Day, check out these items in our catalog!
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Author E.B. White is noted for some of the classics of children’s literature.
White penned the stories of Stuart Little and Charlotte’s Web, bringing to life animal and insect characters that have entertained multiple generations.
White earned the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award in 1970 for his work, which includes more than 20 books, many of which are part of our library’s collection.
The author died in 1985, but in honor of his birthdate on July 11, 1899, here are some E.B. White books to read with your children.
The Trumpet of the Swan – Knowing how to read and write is not enough for Louis, a voiceless Trumpeter Swan, who also tries to perfect a stolen trumpet.
Some Writer: The Story of E.B. White by Melissa Sweet – The biography of the author looks back at his life and writing.
Charlotte’s Web – Wilbur the pig gets help from his spider friend Charlotte in hopes of avoiding being the farmer’s Christmas dinner.
Stuart Little – The classic tale of a small mouse who goes on a big adventure.