- Published on Tuesday, 15 October 2013 15:17
The Irving Recreational Center on Vicksburg Avenue in Norman has now acquired the first 24-hour fully automated library* in the United States. This library is similar to a vending machine that holds a collection of 400 books, audiobooks, and DVDs for patrons to check out. Patrons can access this library at any time, day or night, to browse, check out items, return their items, pick up their holds, or pay their fines with credit cards.
The facility will have built-in security cameras to protect patrons' materials at all times. It is also fully ADA accessible and is covered to protect it and patrons from the elements.
- Published on Friday, 30 August 2013 11:04
About the Event:
Drawn Together: Cartoonist Benefit Moore Oklahoma School Libraries is a fundraising event where four amazing author/cartoonists come together to raise funds for the Moore Schools' libraries collections. All of the funds raised during this September 28 event will be used to support the Moore Public Schools' libraries that were hit by the tornadoes in May.
Each author/cartoonist will provide a presentation followed by a question and answer session. Books, t-shirts and posters will be for sale along with raffle tickets for books, prints and an original piece of artwork from each cartoonist. This event is for all ages & will entertain both kids and adults alike. Take advantage of this once in a lifetime event and have the opportunity to see all four cartoonists in one location!
When is the Event & How Much:
- NORMAN - Saturday September 28. Doors open at 12pm and event goes from 1-3pm at the Lloyd Noble Center. $10 per person Click here for Norman Tickets.
Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
Dav Pilkey, author of Captain Underpants series
Lincoln Peirce, author of Big Nate series
Stephan Pastis, author of Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
- Metropolitan Library System
- Pioneer Library System
- The Preservation Framer
- Tulsa City County Library System
- Tulsa Kids Magazine
- Universal Uclick
- Published on Thursday, 15 August 2013 01:00
Choose from millions of songs and thousands of music videos to download from our Freegal Music Service (www.justsoyouknow.us/freegal). Use your library card to download DRM-free MP3 songs and MP4 videos that you can keep forever.
Each cardholder gets 3 credits per week.
• song = 1 credit
• music video = 2 credits
- Published on Monday, 10 June 2013 15:43
PLS has taken on two new databases that should definitely be explored!
The Consumer Reports database assists consumers in making better purchasing decisions on whatever they may be shopping for. Consumers can search and browse through information about cars, appliances, electronics, home & gardening supplies, products for babies & kids, shopping, health, and money. The database also provides ratings for the items that people are interested in. If you are thinking about making a purchase anytime soon, browse this database to get the most bang for your buck!
The Fold3 database offers a vast collection of original historical documents and personal histories from the past. These valuable documents can help people expand their knowledge of their own ancestry. With a travelling genealogy program going around PLS for Summer Reading 2013, this database could help you get started on exploring an interesting personal history.
- Published on Monday, 10 June 2013 08:48
Students from Michelle McDaniel's class at Polo Road Elementary School in Columbia, South Carolina, heard about the multiple tornadoes that came through our state in May and sympathized with the Oklahomans affected.
To show their support, they wrote cards expressing their well wishes, safety tips, and positivity about the future. The photo to the left is just an example of one of the many thoughtful cards written by the Polo Road Elementary School children.