PLS Teens eNewsletter - July 2012 - Own the Night

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  Dear Visitor,  

Huge numbers of teens have signed up for the “Own the Night” Summer Reading Challenge this summer. We hope you’re one of them and that you’re loving all the fun programs we have lined up for you.
If you’re looking for more reading ideas to earn more punches on your punch card, try these “Night” titles:

Born at Midnight by C.C. Hunter

Claire de Lune by Christine Johnson

Darkness Creeping: Twenty Twisted Tales by Neal Shusterman

Gossamer by Lois Lowry

The Devouring by Simon Holt

In the Forests of the Night by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

The Light by D.J. MacHale

Nightshade by Andrea R. Cremer

One Dark Night in Oklahoma: Ten Eerie Tales by Greg Rodgers

Nyx in the House of Night: Mythology, Folklore, and Religion in the P.C. and Kristin Cast Vampyre Series edited by P.C. Cast with Leah Wilson

Ranger's Apprentice: The Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan.

The Secret Hour by Scott Westerfeld.

The Sight by David Clement-Davies

Superman/Batman: Night and Day by Michael Green

Up All Night: A Short Story Collection by Peter Abrahams


Hometown Libraries

Southwest Oklahoma City

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Library Closings

July 3 - All libraries close at 6 p.m.

July 4 - All libraries closed

July 7 - Mcloud Library closed for Blackberry Festival Parade


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From Books to Movies
Enjoy these superhero movies coming to theaters in July

movie poster for The Amazing Spider-manThe Amazing Spider-Man
In theaters July 3 rated PG-13

Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Rhys Ifans

Based on Spider-Man comics by Marvel comics


movie poster for The Dark Knight RisesThe Dark Knight Rises
In theaters July 20 rated PG-13

Starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine and Gary Oldman

Based on Batman comics by DC Comics

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Highlighted July Teen Events
Visit your hometown library for more events

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July 11 @ 2 p.m. - Make an origami star with Ryan

July 13 @ 2 p.m. - Don't miss the author visit with Paranormal Author Steven Wedel

July 20 @ 2 p.m. - Light up the night with Science Museum Oklahoma

July 27 @ 2 p.m. - We will wrap up the summer reading program with a night owl mixed media project taught by Holly

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July 10 @ 2 p.m. - Shapeshifters, Sorcerers, and Spirits! Oh My! Teen fantasy authors Tara Hudson, Sharon Sala, & Steven Wedel

July 14 @ 8 p.m. - 7 a.m. - Overnight Glow Party - Get locked-in to light up the library - ALL Night! Space is limited and registration required.

July 17 @ 2 p.m. - Vampire 101 - This is a hands-on investigation of the science behind vampire lore and the modern-day vampire.

July 24 @ 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. - People Vs. Boardom - RPGaming Night: D&D, Magic, & more! For new or experienced players. Players get a free dinner.

July 28 @ 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. - Midnight Mystery - Become the character & solve the mystery -before Midnight! Registration required, space limited.

July 31 @ 2 p.m. - Lights Out & Game On - End the summer with video games, food, & prizes!

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July 10 @ 2 p.m. - Light Up The Night with Science Museum Oklahoma!

July 17 @ 2 p.m. - Paranormal Author with Steve Wedel!

July 24 @ 2 p.m. - Make Your Own Scratchboard!

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Teen Book Finder App

Looking for more teen books to read? The Young Adult Library Service Association (YALSA) has an app for you! Try the new, free Teen Book Finder app available for Apple devices.

Search for books by author, title, awards, and genre. Tap the "Find it" button to see the libraries nearest to you that own the book.

You can even share books from the app on Twitter and Facebook.

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The PLS Teens eNewsletter is a monthly emailing from the Pioneer Library System, headquartered in Norman, Oklahoma. You are receiving this email because you indicated interest in it at a past Pioneer Library System event.