PLS Teens eNewsletter - October 2011 - Teen Read Month!

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PICTURE IT @ YOUR LIBRARY

Picture It @ Your LibraryLibraries and schools in Oklahoma will be celebrating Teen Read Month in October.

This year's theme is Picture It @ Your Library, which is all about reading graphic novels/illustrated materials, seeking creative books, and imagining the world through literature. To celebrate, the Pioneer Library System is offering special programs for teens this month.

 

PHOTO CONTEST

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is holding the 2011 Teen Read Week Photo Contest.

Teens 13-18 years old need to create a photo representing their favorite book, upload it to Flickr with the tag "TRWcontest11," and submit the entry form by October 31, 2011.

Five finalists will win gift bags with signed books. One grand prize winner will receive an e-reader pre-loaded with teen titles, courtesy of Penguin Books. The contest will be judged by Jay Asher, author and 2011 Teen Read Week spokesperson. Read the official rules and submission process here.

 

Hometown Libraries

Blanchard
McLoud
Moore
Newcastle
Noble
Norman
Purcell
Shawnee
Tecumseh

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Library Closings

Oct. 21 -- All libraries will be closed for Staff Development Day

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PICTURE IT @ YOUR LIBRARY BOOKLIST
 
 

Film

Photography

Drawing, Painting, & Sculpture

Art Theft
 
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BOOKS & STORIES AS MOVIES
 
 

movie poster for Three MusketeersThree Musketeers
In theaters Oct. 21. rated PG-13

Starring Logan Lerman, Matthew Macfadyen, Luke Evans, and Orlando Bloom

Based on Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

 

     

movie poster for FootlooseFootloose
In theaters Oct. 14. not yet rated

Starring Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough and Dennis Quaid

Based on the true story of Elmore City, Oklahoma

 

 
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vote for your top ten books
The winning Teens Top Ten books will be announced during Teen Read Week, October 16-22 at www.ala.org/teenstopten

Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list and nominators are members of teen book groups in 16 school & public libraries around the country. Meet the 2010-2012 Top Ten Book Groups here.

 
  hometown events  
 

MOORE
Oct. 25 @ 5-7 p.m. - "Moore's Next Top Monster." A costume fashion show and how to apply monster make-up. Register here

Oct. 27 @ 6-7 p.m. - "Blacklight T-Shirt." Be creative and design your own glo-in-the-dark signature Tee! Materials provided. Register here

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TECUMSEH
Oct. 13 @ 4 p.m. - Teen Book Club will discuss "Down the Rabbit Hole: An Echo Falls Mystery" by Peter Abrahams.

Oct. 20 @ 4 p.m. - Gaming @ Your Library. There will be video games and board games.

Oct. 27 @ 4 p.m. - Make glow-in-the-dark Mummy Jars just in time for Halloween! Register here

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There are new teen books arriving at the library everyday. Be the first to know about new books and check them out or place a hold. You can browse all the new titles at www.justsoyouknow.us/newbooks You can even sign up for email alerts to be notified of new books immediately.

 
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