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This section contains specifics as to special services to readers that the Pioneer Library System provides through the hometown libraries.

Also includes regular articles highlighting the collections as well as book reviews written by staff and patrons.


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What training materials do you have for small businesses?

The Pioneer Library System is here to help small business owners and non-profit organizations have successful employee trainings.  We have several business training kits available free of charge for you to use with small groups of employees.  Topics include interpersonal relations and communication in the workplace, supervisory and leadership skills, teamwork, creativity, ethics, and customer service.

Each kit comes complete with a wide range of tools for your training needs. This may include DVDs, CD-ROMs, workbooks, a leader's guide, and an agenda that can be adapted to fit your unique training needs. Each kit can be checked out for 6 weeks at a time with the use of a Pioneer Library System library card.

Whether you need a training on leadership, stereotypes, or customer service, the Pioneer Library System has a kit for you and your business.

To reserve a business kit for pick-up at your hometown library please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please allow 3 working days for delivery.


212 Degrees: The Extra Degree
212 degrees the extra degree is an inspiring book with a singular focus on the essential fundamental of effort-- the primary fundamental that feeds all others. Its purpose is to inspire the extra level of effort that produces exponential results.

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How do I have a children's book discussion?

The Pioneer Library System makes holding a book discussion as easy as checking out a kit! All you have to do is gather the friends and open the book. We do the all the rest for you!

PLS maintains multiple Discussion Kits for children that include at least 8 copies of the book, discussion questions, bookmarks, information about the author/actors, and fun activities to get children involved in the story and theme.  We even have discussion kits with movies!

So, if you or your children are interested in reading an great book with friends, Pioneer Library System has a kit that will bring the story alive.

To reserve a kit please place a hold in the catalog.


Book and Movie Discussion Kits

Each kit contains: Multiples Copies of the Books, One Copy of the Movie, Bookmarks, Discussion Questions on the Book, Author Information, Author’s Others Works, Information on the Movie, Actor/Actresses Information, Theme-Related Games/Activities.

book jacket for Because of Winn Dixie
Because of Winn-Dixie
by Kate DiCamillo

Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.

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