- Published on Tuesday, 11 February 2014 00:00
Vote today for your favorite book on the 2014 Sequoyah Book Award list!
Fill out the Sequoyah voting ballot and choose your favorite book. Voting ends March 15, 2014. Winners will be announced in April.
- Published on Monday, 10 February 2014 07:00
On Sunday night, February 9, 1964, the Beatles performed for the first time in America on the The Ed Sullivan Show in New York; the music world would never be the same. Scores of artists, not least among them Billy Joel and Tom Petty, have stated that seeing this seminal performance by the Fab Four inspired them to become musicians themselves. CBS celebrated in 2014 with a television special, which aired on the 50th anniversary of the broadcast.
Commemorate this momentous event in popular culture by checking out some of the many Beatles-related items in the Pioneer catalog. Here are just a few:
Beatles Anthology by The Beatles
This "Beatles autobiography" is a dense, massive, richly-appointed book with well over 1,000 photographs, and the accompanying 8-episode television program is a must-see for any Beatles fan. Episode 3 deals extensively with the band's 1964 Ed Sullivan performances.
- Published on Friday, 07 February 2014 14:40
Patrons are now able to access MyFreeTaxes.com for assistance in getting organized and filing taxes.
Discover how easy it is to prepare your taxes for free!
- Online at MyFreeTaxes.com, powered by H&R Block, if you make $58,000 or less.
- In person with an IRS-certified volunteer income tax preparer, if you make $52,000 or less.
- Published on Thursday, 30 January 2014 16:27
Pioneer Library System has added the Zinio for Libraries service! Zinio provides access to digital versions of popular magazines that you can read online or download to your computer or mobile device. The digital magazines are full-color duplicates of the print magazines. It is simple and easy to use the service.
You will need:
- A Pioneer Library System library card
- Internet access
- A free Zinio for Libraries account to checkout magazines from the library
- A free Zinio.com account to read and manage the magazines (TIP: Use the same email and password for both accounts)
- Published on Saturday, 25 January 2014 10:00
Below, you'll see the themes for this year's Summer Reading Program. By clicking the Summer Reading Program of your choice, you'll be able to register to participate and log your books all online! But don't worry, that doesn't prevent you from enjoying all of our great library events in person.
So, select your desired age group below to get started!
Ages 0-4 Growing Like a Read (GLAR)
Ages 5-11 Fizz Boom Read
Ages 12-18 Spark a Reaction
Ages 18+ Literary Elements
In addition to all the programs put on by the hometown libraries, we will have system-wide touring programs. So, if you really like a presenter, you can see them again at another library.