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Celebrate 'Read An E-Book Week'!

March 3-9, 2013 is Read An E-Book Week!  Officially registered with Chase's Calendar of Events in 2004, Read An E-Book Week "educates and informs the public about the pleasures and advantages of reading electronically." """'''''"

What better way to celebrate than by checking out a free e-book from Pioneer Library System's OverDrive catalog?  We've got a little of everything: bestsellers, mysteries, romances, biographies, books for teens and kids - you name it!

With OverDrive's 'Next Generation' interface, experiencing library e-books is easier than ever.  You don't even need a separate e-reader device - you can read the book from where you're sitting, right on your computer screen.  Find out how!

Grab Your Hat and Read with the Cat!

What could possibly be a better way to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday than reading? Not only do we celebrate the legendary Dr. Seuss‘s birthday, but we are also celebrating National Read Across America, and your hometown libraries are ready! Born on March 2, 1904, Dr. Seuss would have marked his 109th birthday this year. Less known by his actual given name, Theodor Seuss Geisel, his 44 children’s books are natural classics in the genre which include such favorites as “The Cat in the Hat”, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, "TheLorax", and “Green Eggs and Ham.” Celebrate any of Dr. Seuss’s wonderful tales of mischief and morality as we Read Across America today and give you the joy of reading and lifelong learning.  

The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss

Poor Dick and Sally. It's cold and wet and they're stuck in the house with nothing to do . . . until a giant cat in a hat shows up, transforming the dull day into a madcap adventure and almost wrecking the place in the process! Written by Dr. Seuss in 1957 in response to the concern to growing illiteracy among children, The Cat in the Hat changed the way our children learn how to read. This one is a cartoon classic. 

Read more: Grab Your Hat and Read with the Cat!

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