MyLibrary eNewsletter - July 2010

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Pioneer Library System, Oklahoma
McLoud Public Library closed July 3
All hometown libraries are closed July 4 for Everyone

Your hometown library & provides access to an ABC list of amazing online resources. Here’s a sample:

Auto repair resources: Chilton’s Auto Repair Manual & EBSCO’s Auto Repair Reference provide your shade-tree mechanic (& even the more advanced garage mechanic) access to repair & maintenance information on vehicles both foreign & domestic.
Business Development: Ever want to know more about your community? Or what businesses are located near where you live or work? Together BusinessDecision & ReferenceUSA will allow you to research competing businesses & the consumer market.

Consumer Health: The state of Oklahoma provides everyone access to Consumer Health Complete. It is a reliable resource for locating information on everything from alternative therapies to current FDA research.

Visit today & see the world of information available. If you receive a security error while accessing any of our resources please click here.

July Events


Summer is heating up & so are the events at the hometown libraries!

Check out the branch calendars to find cool events & temps during the month of July.

» Blanchard
» McLoud
» Moore
» Newcastle
» Noble
» Norman
» Purcell
» Shawnee
» Tecumseh

Find us @ these Cool Celebrations!


We love to get out in our communities. Be sure to stop by the following events & say, Hi! to us.

July 3 & 4 - Moore Public Library will be at Buck Thomas park for Art in the Park. Be sure to stop by for crafts & gaming. You can also see martial arts performances as well as a magician!

July 4 - Norman Public Library will be at Reaves Park. Stop by & show your library card to receive a limited number of "cool ties" & or fans. We'll also have sun screen available - because the only thing that should be red is a book!

July 15 - Shawnee Public Library has arranged for the first 100 people who show their library cards to get free admission to the International Finals Youth Rodeo! So get there early - doors open at 9 a.m.

Ask your librarian about OKC RedHawks tickets. Free Admission on August 2, 7 p.m. with a special Summer Reading Program Ticket. Supplies are limited to see OKC RedHawks play against the AZL Cubs.


eBook Readers


We often get asked which eBook readers work with our downloadable eBooks.

We have tested the following eBook readers & know that they work with our eBooks.

Please know that inclusion on this list does not constitute an endorsement by Pioneer Library System.

There are other eBook readers which work - but we have not had the chance to test them.

eBook Readers

Kobo - approx $149
Libre - pricing varies by retailer
Nook - pricing depends on model
Sony Readers - pricing depends on model

Just be sure to install Adobe Digital Editions on your computer.

For a list of compatible audiobook players click here.


Have a Teen?

Do you have a teen and want to to know about upcoming teen events? Be sure to subscribe to the Teen eNewsletter. Just visit the PLS web site & sign up on the left side of the page.



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