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All hometown libraries will be closed
Sunday, May 24 and Monday, May 25
in honor of Memorial Day.
 

How do I read Flipster magazines?

Here are the basic steps for reading magazines with Flipster either online or through the Flipster app.

Internet Browser

1. Visit Pioneer Library System's Flipster collection at www.pioneerlibrarysystem.org/flipster

2. If you are outside a library, enter your library card # and PIN (last 4 digits of your phone #)

3. Select a magazine

4. The magazine will open and you can enjoy the full-color magazine in your internet browser

You can access Flipster from any computer, smartphone, or tablet connected to the Internet. Flipster has been tested and confirmed to work on your computer with the following browsers: Internet Explorer 8+, FireFox 28+, Safari 5.1+, Google Chrome 33+
Notes:

  • If you are using an older browser, Flipster may function properly, but your results may vary.
  • The recommended screen resolution is 1024 x 768
  • Internet Explorer 8 users should turn off Compatibility View by clicking the button next to the web address bar in their browser. Compatibility View may cause some areas of EBSCO interfaces to not display correctly.
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.0 or later is required to use Text-To-Speech on interfaces in which it is available.

 

Flipster App

The Flipster app manages your magazines downloaded from the Flipster website for offline viewing. Currently a mobile app is available for the iPad and iPad Mini, Android Tablets, and Kindle Fire.

     

1. Using your device’s internet browser, go to Flipster (www.pioneerlibrarysystem.org/flipster) and tap on a magazine to read.The magazine opens in the mobile viewer.

2. Tap the menu in the upper left hand corner and select Open in App. The Flipster app opens and downloads the magazine.

3. Once the download has completed, the magazine is available to read.

How do I use the OverDrive audiobooks on a MP3 player?

► Watch OverDrive Tutorial Videos

MP3 playersSet Up Software
1. Download and install OverDrive Media Console on your computer at app.overdrive.com/#download 
     -For Apple Devices
          - Need a PC for WMA format audiobooks. May use Mac for MP3 format audiobooks
          - Need iTunes version 9.1 or newer. Download the newest version: www.apple.com/itunes/download
          - Configure iPad/iPhone/iPod for manual management
     -For Windows 8 Devices
          - Need OverDrive Media Console for Windows Desktop for WMA format audiobooks. May use OverDrive Media Console app for MP3 format audiobooks

 

Download the audiobook to your computer

1. Go to OverDrive at pioneerlibrarysystem.org/overdrive

2. Find an ebook or audiobook with the Search Box in the top left or browse one of the categories listed in the purple bar

3. Click the Borrow button

      - If it isn't available, tap Place Hold

4. Enter your Pioneer Library Card number & PIN
    - If you do not have one, please apply for a library card at any hometown library.

5. Click Download button

6. Select WMA or MP3 format

7. Click Confirm & Download

8. Select Open when the box pops up and click OK button

9. OverDrive Media Console will open

10. Click OK when the box pops up asking where to place the file

11. Select the parts you want to download and click OK to begin download

12. The book will download into the OverDrive Media Console. You can listen to the book on the computer or transfer it to your device

 

Transfer audiobook to your device

1. Plug device into computer with USB cord

2. Select the book you want to transfer

3. Click the Transfer button along the top

4. The Transfer Wizard box will pop up and walk you through transferring the book

5. The book will transfer to your device and you can listen to it

Where are the Board of Trustees meeting agendas and minutes?

The Board of Trustees has its own website that hosts its meeting agendas and minutes. If you are interested in reading the agendas or minutes, follow these steps:

  1. Click on Board of Trustees link at the bottom of the website
  2. Click on the Meetings tab.
  3. Select the year you would like to view
  4. Scroll through the list to find the meeting you want to view
  5. Select the View the Agenda button or the View Minutes button.

How do I apply for a non-resident library card?

People who live, work, attend school, or own property in communities in Pottawatomie, McClain, and Cleveland counties are eligible for library cards. Any person, who is not eligible for a Pioneer Library System card, but wishes to use the Pioneer Library System, may apply and pay for a non-resident library card at any of the hometown libraries.

  • Contiguous Counties Non-Resident Card: $60.00 per year (Contiguous counties include: Canadian, Lincoln, Okfuskee, Seminole, Pontotoc, Garvin, and Grady)
  • Non-contiguous Counties Non-Resident Card: $70.00 per year
  • Out-of-State Non-Resident Card: $80.00 per year

Verification of current address is required. If you do not have identification showing current address, the library card will be mailed to your address.

How do I see my fines?

At the top of the website there are boxes labeled Card # and PIN. Enter your 14-digit library card number and 4-digit PIN in to the appropriate box.

Once you click Log In you'll be taken to your account information. Click on the tab labeled Fines. (If you have unpaid fines, a red exclamation mark is on the tab.) This will display any fines or fees charged to your account.

The Reason column indicates why your account was charged and the Amount column indicates how much was charged.  The total amount is listed in bold at the bottom.