- Published on Friday, 21 November 2014 09:00
This November, library patrons brought cans, bags, and boxes of non-perishable food items to their hometown Pioneer Library, which were donated to various organizations, such as Shawnee Rescue Mission, Salvation Army of Norman, Moore Public Schools Food Pantry, and many others. For every item donated, Pioneer Library System removed $1 off of the existing library fines on patrons' accounts.
This year, the entire Pioneer Library System gathered approximately 3.4 tons of un-opened food items from charitable patrons.
That weighs as much as an African Forest Elephant! If you would like more information about elephants, please feel free to explore our Encyclopedia Britannica database here.
Thank you for all of your donations!
- Published on Wednesday, 08 October 2014 09:53
Pioneer cities Norman and Purcell held public meetings October 5, 6 and 7 to hear presentations by architect Jeffrey Scherer, FAIA, MSRDesign, Minneapolis. Scherer is updating the master plan for the City of Norman’s libraries and developing a plan for the City of Purcell.
More than 100 citizens viewed and discussed site concept drawings for a Norman Central Library on a site at Acres and James Garner Avenue and a Norman East Library on Alameda between 24th and 36th at three public meetings on October 5 and 6. Presentation slides may be viewed on the City of Norman website. Scherer will present his report to the Norman City Council on Tuesday, November 4.
- Published on Monday, 15 September 2014 16:03
With the version 3.2 update the OverDrive app for Android, iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch), and Windows 8 will no longer require Adobe Authorization when setting up the app on your device. Instead you will create an OverDrive account for authorization that will also allow your progress to sync across multiple devices.
- Published on Friday, 18 July 2014 00:00
Do you know? What headlight beams do you use when driving at night in heavy fog? What does that crazy diamond shaped sign with the black squiggle on it mean? And what speed can you drive on a four-lane divided highway if it's not posted?
No worries! Your hometown libraries have you covered. Visit http://pioneerlibrarysystem.org/buckleup to take our online practice exams. And we'll have you speeding through the written portion on in no time....the driving portion we'll leave to that brave family member or friend.
- 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.