PLS Teens eNewsletter - Jan 2012 - A New Year

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PLS Teens
  Dear Visitor,  

If you overindulged over the holidays and your New Year's resolution is to get fit, lose weight, or eat healthier, try these teen books to get you on your way to success.



Healthy Lifestyle


Hometown Libraries


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Library Closings

Jan 1 - 15 - Limited services in Purcell during renovation

Jan.16- All libraries closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day


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Here are the top 10 most circulated teen titles from the Pioneer Library System for 2011. Have you read all of these books yet? If not, try checking one out today.

  1. Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
  3. Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer *
  4. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins *
  5. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer *
  6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney
  7. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer *
  8. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by j.K. Rowling
  9. The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan
  10. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

(* indicates title is also a top 10 most downloaded PLS OverDrive ebook or audiobook of 2011)
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movie poster for
One for the Money
In theaters Jan. 27 rated PG-13

Starring Katherine Heigl, Jason O'Mara and Daniel Sunjata

Based on the novel One for the Money by Janet Evanovich, which is the first novel in the popular Stephanie Plum mysteries series.


  hometown events  


Jan. 5 @ 6 p.m. - Come meet the author Kerry Cohen. She wrote Easy, It's Not You It's Me, The Good Girl, and Loose Girl: A Memoir. She will be talking about her books and the writing process.

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Jan. 11 @ 4 p.m. - Join the teen book club for refreshment, crafts, and lively conversation. We will be discussing the book Matched by Ally Condie.

Jan 13 @ 4 p.m. - Tween book club will meet to discuss Davy Crockett Frontier Legend by George Stanley. Refreshments will be served.

Jan. 18 @ 3:30 p.m. - Get creative. We will be doing a watercolor painting of polar bears.

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Brnadi GilleyHello, my name is Brandi Gilley. I am the new Teen's Library Assistant in Purcell. I am looking forward to the many programs our library will be hosting this Summer, including a writing workshop with teen authors. I am excited to meet with all the schools and get to know the teens in our area. I want to encourage everyone to come out and attend programs, as well as volunteer at the library. Feel free to contact me at the Purcell Library. I look forward to seeing everyone!

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