PLS Teens eNewsletter - January 2013 - Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year from all of us at the Pioneer Library System! We hope 2013 is a good year for you filled with books and information.

Please take note of the library closings for January. Also, take a look at our top books of 2012 list and library events to start 2013 with a good book and some fun.

Winter Read

top ten booksYou can participate in our winter reading program, Winter Read, until the end of February.

The PLS Winter Read doesn't require you to come to any special events. Just visit and register to start tracking what books you're reading this winter.

PRIZES! Register and log your books to be entered in a drawing for a Winter Read gift basket of fun items given out at the end of each month.


  • November - Debbie of SOKC
  • December - Alex of Moore

Hometown Libraries

Southwest Oklahoma City

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Library Closings

Jan. 21 - All libraries closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan. 22-25 - Shawnee library closed for new furniture

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If you are looking for a new book to read, try one of the books that made the PLS list of top 10 most downloaded books in 2012. All of the books are available in the PLS OverDrive collection.



Top 10 ebooks of 2012:

 - The Help by Kathryn Stockett

 - Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich

 - The Litigators by John Grisham

 - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

 - Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo

 - Inheritance by Christopher Paolini

 - 13 1/2 by Nevada Barr

 - The Affair Next Door by Anna Katherine Green

 - Almost Perfect by Susan Mallery

 - Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen


Top 10 audiobooks of 2012:

 - The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

 - Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

 - Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

 - Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo

 - Twilight by Stephenie Myer

 - The 7th Victim by Alan Jacobson

 - The Help by Kathryn Stockett

 - Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer by John Grisham

 - Quitters, Inc. by Stephen King

 - The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

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Moore Public Library

Jan. 22 @ 6:30 p.m. - Teen Spa Day: Does winter have you chapped? Come and fancy yourself up with some DIY products like a sugar body scrub. Everyone will leave with shining skin and some products to use at home. All supplies included. Register at the library, by calling 793-4349, or online.

Norman Public Library

Jan. 22 & 29 @ 6:30 - 8 p.m. - Tuesday Tutors: University of Oklahoma students work one-on-one with students to provide assistance with any school subject or assignment. Tutors are open first-come, first-served. No registration required.

SOKC Public Library

Literary Facebook - What would your favorite character say if they had a Facebook page? Stop by the SOKC Teen Department and update your character's status. The display runs through the month of January and is open to anyone with a favorite book!

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