PLS Teens eNewsletter - Mar 2012 - Geek Out

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PLS Teens
  Dear Visitor,  

During the month of March, PLS libraries are joining other Oklahoma libraries to celebrate Teen Tech Month by offering special programs and events. This year's theme is Geek Out @ your library, encouraging teens to take advantage of the many technologies available to them, free of charge, at their libraries.

Get your geek on with some teen books about geeks:


Hometown Libraries

Southwest Oklahoma City

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  book spotlight  


movie poster for The Lorax
The Lorax
In theaters Mar. 2 rated PG

Starring voices of Zac Efron, Taylor Swift and Danny DeVito

Based on The Lorax by Dr. Seuss


movie poster for Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
In theaters Mar. 9 rated PG-13

Starring Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt and Amr Waked

Based on Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday



movie poster for The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games
In theaters Mar. 23 not yet rated

Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth

Based on The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins


movie poster for Mirror, Mirror
Mirror, Mirror
In theaters Mar.30 rated PG

Starring Lily Collins, Julia Roberts and Armie Hammer

Loosley based on Snow White by Brothers Grimm

  hometown events  


Mar. 7 @ 3:15 p.m. - Wired Wednesday - Celebrate Teen Tech Month with PS2 and Wii games. Snacks provided.

Mar. 9 @ 4 p.m. - Tween Book Club (ages 9-12) meets to discuss Buffalo Train Ride by Desiree Morrison Webber. There will be a special guest and snacks.

Mar. 14 @ 4 p.m. - Teen Book Club meets to discuss Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech. Refreshments & a craft will be provided.

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Mar. 6 @ 5 p.m. - People vs. Boardom - Dungeons & Dragons,Yu-Gi-Oh!, Magic, and other role play/collectable card game players welcome! Dinner provided. Register online or by calling 701-2620.

Mar. 5- Apr. 13 - 16th Annual Poetry Writing Contest - Open to middle & high school students and adults. Entry forms available at the library. Writers may enter up to 3 poems. Deadline is April 13 @ 6 p.m. Winners announced at the Poetry Celebration on April 26.

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Mar. 6 @ 4 p.m. - Duct Tape Wallets - Make your own duct tape wallet! Ages 10-18 Register online or by calling 598-5955.

book jacket for Hitchhiker's Guide to the GalaxyMar. 13 @ 4 p.m. - Teen Book Club will discuss The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. Refreshments provided.

Mar. 20 @ 2 p.m. - Rockin' Bugs & Herb Pot - Make ladybugs out of rocks and herb gardens out of tin cans! Register online or by calling 598-5955. Children ages 10 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Mar. 22 @ 2 p.m. - Family Day at the Movies - A free afternoon movie during Spring break. Popcorn jacket for Thor

Mar. 23 @ 12 p.m. - Gaming @ Your Library - Play your favorite board and video games.

Mar. 27 @ 4 p.m. - Books vs. Movies - Watch the movie and talk about differences between the Thor graphic novels and movie. Refreshments provided.

  book spotlight  

Vote today for your favorite book on the 2012 Sequoyah book list! All students in 3rd - 12th grade are eligible. If you have read at least 3 titles from the Sequoyah book list, you can vote for your favorite book.

Fill out the Sequoyah voting ballot and choose your favorite book. Voting ends March 13th. Winners will be announced in April.


Hello! My name is Kirsten. I am going to be the Teen Librarian at the new Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library.

We have some great programs coming up after our opening, March 1st! They include Geek Jeopardy on March 7th at 6 p.m., a release party for the Hunger Games movie on March 23rd at 4 p.m., and a Decorate Your Poem program April 19th at 6 p.m.

Come by and introduce yourself! I look forward to meeting you!

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