PLS Teens eNewsletter- March 2011 - Mix & Mash

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  Dear Visitor,  

Join us in celebrating Teen Tech Week, March 6-12!

Mix and Mash @ Your Library is all about expressing creativity by using library resources to create unique digital content and safely share and collaborate with others online.

Books about creating & sharing your own digital content:


Hometown Libraries

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  hometown events  


Mar. 16 @ 4 p.m. - Personal Pizzas
Leanr fun new new cooking techniques with easy recipes by Sonya McDaniels, Pottawatomie County OSU Extension Office. This month will be personal pizza's. Sign up online or call 964-2960.

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Mar. 3 @ 6 p.m. - Book Discussion
Trying to outrun a bad will never be the same. Come discuss Story of a Girl by Sara Zarr.

Mar. 8 @ 6 p.m. - Make a Book Trailer
Use a Flip camera...learn movie making tips...create a book trailer. Sign up online or call 793-4349.

Mar. 10 @ 6 p.m. - Sara Zarr via Skype
Meet award winning author, Sara Zarr, and ask her your questions using Skype.

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Mar. 16 @ 3:45 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Wired Wednesday
Come with your friends to play the Wii games, Guitar Hero, and DDR.

Mar. 9 @ 4 p.m. - Teen & Tween Book Clubs
4:00 p.m. - Book lovers can join the tween (The King with Horse's ears and Other Irish Folktales by Batt Burns) or teen (Catching Fire and Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins) book clubs.

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Big Read

During March and April, come enjoy several events focused on the novel The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien.
Find all Big Read events and info @

Mar. 11 @ 7:30 p.m. - Kick Off - Norman
Enjoy music and food at the Performing Arts Studio (Santa Fe Depot) in downtown Norman.

Mar. 22 @ 6:30 p.m. - Movie Event - Moore
Watch the Award winning Tom Hanks movie where life is like a box of chocolates at the Warren Theater. Pick up tickets beginning Mar. 12

Mar. 27 @ 7 p.m. - Tim O'Brien Visit - Shawnee
Meet the author at the Geiger Center on the Oklahoma Baptist University campus.

Mar. 28 @ 7 p.m. - Tim O'Brien Visit - Norman
Meet the author at the Sam Noble Museum of Natural History on the OU campus.

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  book spotlight  

Teen Non-Fiction

My So-Called Digital Life: 2000 Teenagers, 300 Cameras, and 30 Days to Document Their World
by Bob Pletka

2,000 high school and middle school students in California were given digital cameras and one month to capture their day-to-day life.

This book includes 350 photos chosen from over 10,000 to illustrate the everyday lives of teenagers. Do you see your life in these images?


Books as Movies

Here are some newly released and upcoming movies based on teen books.

The Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff
In theaters Feb. 11. Starring Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell and Donald Sutherland

I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
In theaters Feb 18. Starring Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant and Dianna Agron

Beastly by Alex Flinn
In theaters Mar. 4th. Starring Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Hudgens and Mary-Kate Olsen

  New Books

Looking for a new book to read? Check out these new & soon to be released Teen graphic novels at the library. There are superheroes, vampires, and manga. Place your holds now!

Browse all new titles & sign up for updates via email or RSS at


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