PLS Business eNewsletter - June 2013




Upcoming Events

Sign up to attend one of these great events.

6/5 - Purcell - Entrepreneurship 101

6/6 - OKC - Women's Business Breakfast

6/13 - Moore - Open for Business Discussion

6/19 - Norman - Brown Bags and Books

6/25 - Noble - Business 4 Breakfast

6/26 - OKC - Business Connections


team of five business meeting


Financial Fitness

The Pioneer Library System is among the public libraries and systems nationwide that have been selected for a Smart investing@your library® grant from the American Library Association and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Investor Education Foundation

Inside its libraries, PLS offers free informational brochures and guides on such topics as saving money for college, building a better credit report, keeping a budget, and fighting investor fraud. This information is also available through the PLS site at

Check out these valuable resources and Get moving toward financial freedom.

New Business Books

Check out these new titles at your hometown library or online at our virtual library:

Contagious: Why Things Catch Onby Jonah Berger

Discover how six basic principles drive all sorts of things to become contagious, from consumer products and policy initiatives to workplace rumors and YouTube videos. Wharton marketing professor Jonah Berger has been studying these areas for quite some time and shares his valuable information.

Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work by Chip and Dan Heath

The best-selling authors of Switch and Made to Stick introduce a four-step process designed to counteract the biases that inevitably creep into the decision-making process. Explore how your decisions may be disrupted by an array of biases and irrationalities through overconfidence.

Join a Book Group this Summer!

book clubThe Pioneer Library System hosts three business book discussion groups each month at the Moore, Norman and South Oklahoma City Libraries:  

Moore - Open for Business meets on the second Thursday in Moore at 6:30 pm

Norman - Brown Bags and Books meets on the third Wednesday at Noon

South OKC - Business Connections – meets on the fourth Wednesday at 11:00 am

These groups read and discuss nonfiction titles on a variety of topics related to business, leadership and professional development.  Contact one of these hometown libraries for more information.  

For more information on any of our business services, please feel free to contact:

Heather Thompson - Moore, SOKC and Pottawatomie County

Phil Clark - Norman, Noble and McClain County

The Business eNewsletter is a monthly emailing from the Pioneer Library System, headquartered in Norman, Oklahoma.