MyLibrary - Summer Reading - May 2013

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Pioneer Library System, Oklahoma


May 2013

Here's a look at what this month has in store for you at your hometown library!


Scheduled Closings for May

May 26 & 27 - All libraries closed for Memorial Day



Hello Visitor,


Summer Reading Program Volunteers

This year's Summer Reading Program for the Pioneer Library System is quickly approaching! There will be so many opportunities to get involved in this experience as each hometown library and the library system as a whole encourages patrons to participate.

Besides the numerous program kickoff dates in the month of May, teens can have a blast and volunteer at the library during the summer.

The Moore Public Library offers the Summer Reading Volunteen Orientation on May 13 & 14 at 3:30 p.m. for teens who would like to volunteer at the library during the summer.

The Newcastle Public Library offers their own Teen Volunteer Orientation on May 16 at 4 p.m.

The Norman Public Library offers various opportunities for summer volunteer training. They are as follows:

May 14 at 5 p.m. (children's dept.) & 6 p.m. (teen/adult dept.)

May 18 at 2 p.m. (teen/adult dept.) & 2 p.m. (Children's)

May 23 at 5 p.m. (children's dept.) & 6 p.m. (teen/adult)

May 28 at 5 p.m. (children's dept.)

May 29 at 2 p.m. (teen/adult dept.)

If any teens are interested in helping out at the library, we encourage them to come join us!

May Events at SOKC and Tecumseh

RocksCome out to the Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library and join the ROCKing Out at the Library event. You'll learn about rocks and geology while you enjoy listening to live classic rock n roll tunes.

Stanley Krukowski, from the Oklahoma Geological Survey, will talk about how geology plays a role in creating items we use every day and Chick-Fil-A will also be present to hand out goodies.

The event will take place on May 30 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Registration is required for all participants. Doors will open 10 minutes early, and spots will be given away 5 minutes after event starts.

For children, the Tecumseh Public Library offers the Dig Into T-shirt Design! activity on May 18 at 11 a.m. for children who would like to decorate their own t-shirts.

No matter what age group your in, be sure to join in on our summer fun! We would love to have you.


Summer Reading Program 2013 Kickoff May Dates

May 24 - SOKC Summer Reading Kick-Off @ 2 p.m.

May 29 - Shawnee Teen Summer Reading Program Kickoff @ 2 p.m.

May 30 - Moore Summer Reading Program Kickoff @ 10 a.m.

May 30 - McLoud Summer Reading Program Kickoff @ 11 a.m.

May 30 - Tecumseh Summer Reading Program Kickoff @ 2 p.m.

May 31 - Purcell Summer Reading Program Kickoff @ 10 a.m.



Summer Reading Program 2013 Kickoff June Dates

June 2 - Norman Teen Summer Reading Program Kickoff @ 1 p.m.

June 3 - Byars Children Summer Reading Program Kickoff @ 10:30 a.m.

June 3 - Noble Summer Reading Program Kickoff @ 11:35 a.m.

June 3 - Newcastle "Dig Into Reading" Summer Reading Kickoff @ 2 p.m.

June 4 - Shawnee Children's Summer Reading Registration All Day

June 7 - Wayne Summer Reading Program Children Kickoff @ 1 p.m.


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Free Comic Book Day 2013

Free Comic Book DayFree Comic Book Day will be held Saturday, May 4, 2013. This amazing day is meant to bring the love of comic books to new and old fans. Its usual partnership with comic book stores and libraries helps connect with potential fans in the younger age brackets.

The Pioneer Library System will be part of the fun again this year! Comic books will be donated to PLS, and teens who check out books from the collection will also be given a free comic book as a gift.

If you would like more information about the day, feel free to visit



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