PLS Teens eNewsletter - October 2012 - It Came From the Library!

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Dear Visitor,

 
 

Libraries and schools in Oklahoma will be celebrating Teen Read Month in October. This year’s theme, “It Came from the Library,” dares you to read for the fun of it!

Teen Read Month is a time to celebrate reading for fun and encourages teens to take advantage of reading in all its forms—books and magazines, e-books, audiobooks and more—and become regular library users. Check with your hometown library for special Teen Read Month programs.

Here’s some spooky/creepy books to get you in the mood for Teen Read Month and Halloween:

Bad Taste in Boys by Carrie Harris

The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod: Eighth Grade Bites by Heather Brewer

Dead is a Battlefield by Marlene Perez

The Enemy by Charlie Higson

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride

Killer Pizza: a Novel by Greg Taylor

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

My Boyfriend is a Monster Vol. #01 by Evonne Tsang

The replacement by Brenna Yovanoff

Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry

This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel

Zombies Don't Cry by Rusty Fischer

 
 

Hometown Libraries

Blanchard
McLoud
Moore
Newcastle
Noble
Norman
Purcell
Shawnee
Southwest Oklahoma City
Tecumseh

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Library Closings

October 1-5 - Moore Public Library closed

October 8 - All libraries closed

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Movies Based On Books

October has several movies based on books. Here are a few to enjoy even if you don't get a chance to read the book.

 

 
 

movie poster for Pitch PerfectPitch Perfect
In theaters Oct. 5 (rated PG-13)

Starring Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow and Rebel Wilson

Based on Pitch Perfect: The Quest for Collegiate A Cappella Glory by Mickey Rapkin


movie poster for Wuthering HeightsWuthering Heights
In theaters Oct. 5 (rated PG-13)

Starring James Howson, Kaya Scodelario, Solomon Glave, and Shannon Beer

Based on Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

     

movie poster for Alex CrossAlex Cross
In theaters Oct. 19 (rated PG-13)

Starring Tyler Perry, Matthew Fox and Rachel Nichols

Based on Alex Cross series by James Patterson


movie poster for Midnight's ChildrenMidnight's Children
In theaters Oct. 26 (not yet rated)

Starring Satya Bhabha, Shahana Goswami and Rajat Kapoor

Based on Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie

 
 
     
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Moore Public Library

Oct. 16 @ 6:30 p.m. - Recycled Craft: Use recycled CDs to create a mosaic mirror or frame. All supplies included. Register online or call 793-5100.


book jacket for The London Eye MysteryNewcastle Public Library

Oct. 10 @ 4 p.m. - Teen Book Club: Talk about The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd.

Oct. 17 @ 3:45 p.m. - Wired Wednesday: Come play some of your old time favorites in the Wii and PS2

Oct. 28 @ 3:30 p.m. - Teen Craft: make a spooky decoupage halloween lantern.


Norman Public Library

Oct. 2 @ 5 p.m. - People vs. Boardom: Journey together through a fantasy realm to discover treasure, fight monsters, and triumph over adversity in the dark night. A variety of d20 tables will be open. New and experienced players welcome. Food provided.

book jacket for Tale of DespereauxOct. 1, 22, 29 @ 7 p.m. - Books to Box-Office: Discuss The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo and watch the movie version over three Monday nights. Books are available at the Norman Children's Desk. Ages 8-12. Register online or call 701-2630.

Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 @ 6:30 - 8 p.m. - Tuesday Tutors: University of Oklahoma students work one-on-one with students to provide assistance with any school subject or assignment. Tutors are open first-come, first-served. No registration required.

Oct. 29 @ 6 p.m. - College Admission & scholarship Essays: Get insight into how scholarship and admissions committees read essays and how to craft essays to effectively gain the attention of these readers. Partnership with the OU Writing Center. Register online or call 701-2630.


 
     
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