PLS Teens eNewsletter - March 2013 - Check In

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The March 2013 newsletter is full of information for events at the library. Create art from repurposed technology and possibly win $50, vote for the Sequoyah Book Award, attend a gaming night, or find a book & movie suggestion.


Several PLS libraries are joining other Oklahoma libraries to celebrate Teen Tech Week, March 10-16, by offering special programs and events.

This year's theme is Sign In @ your library, encouraging teens to take advantage of the many technologies available, free of charge, at the library.


Create an artpiece from repurposed technology like old CDs, records, board games, cassette tapes, typewriters, or electronics and you could win a $50 Best Buy gift card.

The submission deadline is Saturday, March 16, 2013. Application and details are available at The winner will be chosen by an online vote March 25 -31.


Hometown Libraries

Southwest Oklahoma City

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Library Closings

Mar. 31 - All libraries closed

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Vote today for your favorite book!

If you have read at least 3 titles from the Sequoyah book lists for Intermediate or High School levels, you can vote for your favorite book.

Fill out the Sequoyah voting ballot and choose your favorite book. Voting ends March 31st. Winners will be announced in April.


Checkout one of these books that features cell phones and texting in the storyline.



movie poster for Oz, The Great and PowerfulOz, The Great and Powerful
In theaters Mar. 8 (rated PG)

Starring Mila Kunis, James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weiz, Zach Braff

Based on The Oz series by Frank Baum

movie poster for AdmissionAdmission
In theaters Mar. 22 (rated PG-13)

Starring Paul Rudd, Tina Fey, and Nat Wolff

Based on Admission by Jean Hanff Korelitz

movie poster for The HostThe Host
In theaters Mar. 29 (rated PG-13)

Starring Saoirse Ronan, William Hurt, Max Irons, Jake Abel

Based on The Host by Stephenie Meyer

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Norman Public Library

Mar. 5 @ 5 p.m. - People vs. Boardom: Journey together through a fantasy realm to discover treasure, fight monsters, and triumph over adversity in the dark night. A variety of d20 tables will be open. New and experienced players welcome. Food provided.

Mar. 5, 12, 19, & 26 @ 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.

Mar. 12 @ 6 p.m. - Teen Tech Safety: Verizon Wireless and the library are teaming up to provide a class about wireless device safety. Register at the library, by calling 701-2620, or online.

Purcell Public Library

Mar. 12 @ 3:30 p.m. - Tech Art: Explore "old school" technology and combine it with other materials to make works of Art that can be entered in the system wide art contest.

Mondays and Fridays @ 3:30 p.m. - Table Top Gaming: Open to public and group members that want to learn, play and participate in tabletop gaming such as Magic and Dungeons & Dragons. This is group led. No registration required.

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