MyLibrary eNewsletter - On the Go - June 2011

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MyLibrary eNewsletter
  Pioneer Library System, Oklahoma


June 2011

Hooray! It's our favorite time of year, Summer Reading season. We know you will be as excited as we are with the events we have planned. You can catch us out & about in our communities. Stay where it's cool and socialize with us online on your favorite social network Catch events at the library. See what's on our Summer reading list. And last but not least, become a part of the future by helping us test a new library catalog. What are you waiting for? Read on!


The following Information Stations are closed during the Summer:

- Asher Information Station
- Lexington Information Station
- Macomb Information Station
- Maud Information Station
- Wanette Information Station



Hello Visitor,


Out & About

This Summer your hometown library is coming to you. Friend us on Foursquare to see where we pop up. Here is a brief list of our June social engagements outside of the library:

   All Libraries: Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History in Norman. On June 25 from 10-5 show your library card for FREE admission to the museum

   Moore Library: Summer Nights - Music in the Park at Buck Thomas Park in Moore. Each Friday in June at 7 p.m.

   Norman Library: Children's Story Time at Sooner Mall in Norman. Each Tuesday in June at 10 a.m.

   Purcell Library: Byars Summer Reading Program at Byars Elementary School. Each Monday in June at 10:30 a.m. and Wayne Summer Reading Program at Wayne Community Center June 10, 17 & 24 at 1 p.m.

Watch our website for more information!

Get Social with PLS

On the road this summer but want to stay in touch with what's happening at the library? Do you consider yourself an online social networker?

You can now find & interact with us online:

Find us on Facebook where we will post reminders of fabulous Summer activities.

Follow us on Twitter where we feature items trends like #plsreads & we have a special guest tweet list coming up that you won't want to miss.

On  Youtube you can watch videos made by Librarians from all of our hometown libraries.

On Flickr you can view photos from library events going back several years. Revisit & favorite your fondest library memories.

To know more about these & other social networks just stop by & ask!


Now is the time to kick back & enjoy the Summer Reading Programs available from the hometown libraries.

Visit the branches listed for our calendar of events & then visit our Summer Reading Sponsors & tell them, Thank you! for supporting your hometown libraries.


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

   Adult Summer Program Links    

What We are Reading

People always ask us, What are you reading? Well, here's a short list of books that staff of our hometown libraries are currently enjoying.

Positively 4th Street, by David Hajdu

Readicide, by Kelly Gallagher

As I Lay Dying , by William Faulkner

Saturday Big Tent Wedding, by Alexander McCall-Smith

Dead-Tossed Waves, by Carrie Ryan

The Known World, by Edward P. Jones

Dead Reckoning, by Charlaine Harris

American Pastoral, by Philip Roth

The Sherlockian, by Graham Moore

The Mentor Leader, by Tony Dungy

We'll share more staff reads all Summer long. Why not try some of these out & let us know what you think but submitting a review in the library catalog



Looking for Beta Testers!

Use the library catalog a lot? Know your way around a web browser - heck, even if you don't we still want you! We are designing a new interface for the library catalog & we are looking for a few good beta testers. 

If you are interested in helping us test our new catalog before it goes live to the public email your name, hometown library & library card number to


What additional information would you like to see in the enewsletter? Send us an email at and let us know!


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