The Pioneer Library System has reopened physical locations with multiple guidelines in place for the safety of customers and staff as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
Many services are still available, but customers who visit should note several changes:
Customers are able to reserve a time slot for public computer use in advance of physically coming to the library by calling 405-792-0777. After calling, you will be prompted to follow the steps in the automated phone system to select your library and place the reservation. Please have your library card number and PIN number available when you call. Two 30-minute computer sessions may be accessed daily.
Returned items initially are being quarantined for safety, so they may show as checked out on accounts for several days after they are returned. Please note that late fees will not be assessed for any of these items.
Libraries may be used for for copying, faxing and scanning of documents. Staff will advise and pull items for customers hoping to browse materials.
Pickup of materials also is available and may be done through a curbside service by contacting your branch to schedule a pickup. Each branch has designated parking spaces for pickup and a sign with instructions to follow upon arrival.
Physical library programs are cancelled through at least August 31. Meeting room reservations are canceled until further notice. Plans are in progress for some of the performances, originally planned for this year's Summer Learning Challenge, to be presented online, likely through the Pioneer Library System's Facebook page.
The library's digital and virtual resources, which have seen an increase in use during the closing, continue to be an option for those more comfortable staying home. Thousands of choices are offered through the OverDrive, Hoopla and Kanopy services available here. Digital items are also available on mobile devices through the PLS Connect app which can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
This is an unprecedented time and we are grateful for your continued support and patience. Please continue to monitor our website and social media pages for further information and digital programming and activities.
Apply for a Card
Do you live, work, attend school, or own property in communities within Pottawatomie, McClain and Cleveland counties? You are eligible for a library card!
The Pioneer Library System's Events Room and Request System facilitates patron's registration for room use requests by using your library card number & 4-digit PIN so you can easily keep track of everything.
Reservation requests are not being accepted at this time. The link will become active once rooms are made available for use.
Schedule a Librarian
Our libraries offer individual assistance for a variety of customer needs. From assistance with digital devices, business development, and of course helping you find your next great read, we are here to help!
We apologize for the inconvenience but this service is temporarily unavailable due to the COVID-19 concerns. The link will be made active once the service is restarted.
Can't find the answers you need in our FAQ? Need to renew your borrowing privileges? Can't find your PIN (usually the last 4 digits of your phone number)? Use this link to send a convenient text or email and one of our librarians will assist you.