PLS Teens eNewsletter - July 2013 - More Beneath the Surface

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The July 2013 newsletter is full of information for summer events at the library. Sign up for the Summer Reading Program, check out award winning books, get ready for summer movies, and more!


SUMMER READING
The Beneath the Surface Summer Reading Program for teens is in full force at all hometown libraries. Come explore all things below ground, underwater, or a secret.

There are many more programs this month at all hometown libraries. Check out the Teen Event Calendar or justsoyouknow.us/srp2013 to see a complete schedule.

After all library programs please complete our survey. The feedback you give will help us decide what to do for future library events.

SUMMER READING ONLINE
You can also participate in Summer Reading online. Sign up online and immediately start logging what you read, writing reviews, and viewing what other people are reading.

A Galaxy Tab 2 provided by the Pioneer Library System Foundation will be awarded at the end of the summer in a random drawing of online participants. Read the prize drawing details for more information.


FREE MUSIC

Starting July 1, choose from 3 million songs to download from our Freegal Music service. Use your library card number and PIN to download 3 free songs a week.

Get started at justsoyouknow.us/freegal or download the free Freegal app for iOS and Android.

 
 

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Southwest Oklahoma City
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Library Closings

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

July 4 - All libraries closed for Independence Day

July 6 - McLoud Library closed for Blackberry Festival

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UNDER THE EARTH

Continuing with the Beneath the Surface theme for Summer Reading, try these titles that go “Under the Earth”:

The Archived by Victoria Schwab

The Compound by S. A. Bodeen

Enclave by Ann Aguirre

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Holes by Louis Sachar

Incarceron by Catherine Fisher

Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne

Lockdown: Escape from Furnace by Alexander Gordon Smith

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Maze Runner by James Dashner

The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey

Rotters by Daniel Kraus

Secrets of Tamarind by Nadia Aguiar

Splintered by A. G. Howard

Tunnels by Roderick Gordon

What Happened to Cass McBride by Gail Giles

     

TEENS' TOP TEN BOOKS OF 2013

top ten books Help create a national list of best teen reads of the year!

Start reading from the list of nominated titles today and be ready to vote in August and September.

Winners will be announced during Teen Read Month in October.




BOOKS TO MOVIES

R.I.P.D.
In theaters July 19 (PG-13)

Starring Ryan Reynolds, Mary-Louise Parker, Jeff Bridges

Based on R.I.P.D. by Peter Lenkov

 

The Wolverine
In theaters July 26 (PG-13)

Starring Hugh Jackman, Famke Janssen, Will Yun Lee

Based on Wolverine Comics by Marvel

 
 
     
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MOORE PUBLIC LIBRARY

July 8 @ 2 p.m. - Tolkien's Middle Earth Exploration - Experience the world of Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Learn the science behind fire breathing and glowing swords. Discover riddles, rings and other hobbit things as you navigate dark passages, traverse a spider’s web and explore the many wonders of Middle Earth. Limit 40 per workshop. Register online or by calling 793-4349.

July 11 @ 2 p.m. - Plants Potted in Books - Teens will pot live plants using books as planters. All supplies included. Register online or by calling 793-4349.

July 15 @ 2 p.m. - Leaf Canvas Painting - Teens will create art using paints, leaves and canvas. All supplies included. Register online or by calling 793-4349.

July 22 @ 2 pm. - Chalkboard Painting - Teens will customize their own pieces with chalkboard paint. Completed projects will allow teens to write on them with chalk repeatedly. All supplies included. Register online or by calling 793-4349.


NEWCASTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY

July 12 @ 2 p.m. - Tolkien's Middle Earth Exploration - Experience the world of Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Learn the science behind fire breathing and glowing swords. Discover riddles, rings and other hobbit things as you navigate dark passages, traverse a spider’s web and explore the many wonders of Middle Earth.Register online or by calling 387-5076.

July 19 @ 2 p.m. - Dig Into Your Past - From your parents, to your great grand parents, and beyond. Lori explains how you can research your ancestry. Register online or by calling 387-5076.

July 26 @ 2 p.m. - Cave Painting - Wrap up the summer with paintings that resemble the cave paintings from the earliest artists. Supples provided. Register online or by calling 387-5076.


 
     
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