MyLibrary eNewsletter - PLS Big Read - April 2012

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MyLibrary eNewsletter
  Pioneer Library System, Oklahoma


April 2012

Someone once said, "Is it not delightful to have friends coming from distant quarters?" It's with this sentiment in mind we offer a great number of events in April. The PLS Foundation will be doing their first fundraiser, featuring bestselling author Amy Tan. The WORD Magazine talks about the Big Read and donors who made it possible. All TEN of our hometown libraries are busy with a lot of events. Your hometown Virtual Library is becoming more mobile & be sure to get social with us.



April Library Closings

April 8 All Libraries Closed



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The PLS Foundation

PLS Foundation LogoThe Pioneer Library System Foundation was formed in 2010 to provide advocacy and financial support to enrich the present and enhance the future of the Pioneer Library System. It is a 501c3 nonprofit entity. Members of the board of directors represent each of the three counties of the PLS service area and meet four times per calendar year.

A fundraising initiative currently underway is the PLS Foundation Founders Society – the first 100 donors each of whom give, or pledge to give, at least $500. These donors will be recognized annually as members of the PLS Founders Society.

A first-ever fundraiser in conjunction with the Big Read features author Amy Tan as keynote speaker and is planned Saturday, April 28 at 10:30 a.m. at Moore Norman Technology South Penn Campus, 13301 S Penn, Oklahoma City, OK.

Visit the PLS Foundation website for more information on how to become a Founding Donor or how to get tickets for the fundraiser featuring Amy Tan.  

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Pioneer Library System began its annual big read event in 2007 with The Grapes of Wrath. It was followed by by successful Big Reads for Bless Me Ultima, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Maltese Falcon, and The Things They Carried.

The 2012 PLS Big Read is made possible with major funding the following:

» Oklahoma Humanities Council
» Pioneer Library System Foundation
» The Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation
» Norman Arts Council
» OU Outreach
» University of Oklahoma College of Liberal Studies
» Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
» The University of Oklahoma Precollegiate Programs
» Chinese Literature Today
» Confucius Institute of the University of Oklahoma
» Friends of the Norman Library.

Visit the most recent issue of WORD to find out everything going on this month with the PLS Big Read.



We are excited to have events in ten hometown libraries in April! If you know of someone who lives in any of our hometowns forward this enewsletter to them.

After all, giving the gift of a wonderful library experience is a gift that keeps on giving!


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

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Just so you know - we are going mobile

We are always striving to give you the best library experience possible. Whether you are in a hometown library or accessing it remotely.

If you use the library website through a mobile device you will now be greeted by a streamline interface. It will load faster and provide you quick access to all of the important features.

The PLS main page is the first to go mobile. Be sure to watch our site for updates regarding additional mobile friendly features we are developing for the coming year!  



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