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Michael Palin: people only realise the value of a library after it's axed - Telegraph

Michael Palin: people only realise the value of a library after it's axed - Telegraph | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
People only realise the value of a library after it's been axed, Michael Palin has said, as he encourages communities to fight closures.
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Ardmore Public Library’s Fall Bazaar slated for Sept. 20

Ardmore Public Library’s Fall Bazaar slated for Sept. 20 | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Ardmore Public Library’s Fall Bazaar and Chicken Stew is 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20.
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Justin Potter Library Supports Tennessee Promise Initiative | WJLE

Justin Potter Library Supports Tennessee Promise Initiative | WJLE | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
In support of the Tennessee Promise initiative, Justin Potter Library will commit to the following actions: 1. Starting Sept 25 through Oct. 30, Justin Potter Library will provide computers and quiet space each Thursday from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. for our high school seniors to go online at www.TNPromise.gov to apply for the Tennessee Promise scholarship, for adults to sign up as mentors and or community members for find out more information about this initiative.
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Nashville District showcasing historical maps from 1800s

Nashville District showcasing historical maps from 1800s | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
An 1874 military map of Middle Tennessee and 1888 map of Muscle Shoals were recently restored and replicas of them are now being showcased in the Barlow Conference Room located at the headquarters of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District.
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Chattanooga Library Board Responds to Audit’s Allegations

Chattanooga Library Board Responds to Audit’s Allegations | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Last week the board of the Chattanooga Public Library (TN) responded to a city audit released in late August, which criticized Library Director and LJ librarian of the year Corinne Hill and top staffers for receiving excess travel reimbursements (since repaid), and stated that two employees have been reported to the state for suspected fraud for taking paid speaking and consultant jobs on library time.
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Collierville Burch Library looking to expand | Tennessee News Feed

"...  Collierville’s library, at 26,000 square feet, is among the smallest in building size compared to other Tennessee suburban cities like Germantown (31,000 square feet), Brentwood (55,500) Kingsport (41,400) or Johnson City (43,000)..."

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Regina's North Central residents excited for planned community facility

Regina's North Central residents excited for planned community facility | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Community members are excited that Regina's North Central Shared Facility is one step closer to being built. The City of Regina executive committee agreed to pay $8.8 million, or 20 per cent of the cost for the new complex Wednesday.
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Blount County Library | First Fruits Catering

Blount County Library | First Fruits Catering | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The Noah's Ark theme baby shower was catered by First Fruits Catering and held at the Blount County Library in the private meeting space available for rent.
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Millennials Use Libraries as Much as Their Parents, Which Is Surprising But Completely Awesome

Millennials Use Libraries as Much as Their Parents, Which Is Surprising But Completely Awesome | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"This may be news that’ll surprise you, but a new Pew report released Wednesday confirms it: in the U.S., Millennials are still using libraries as much or more than their parents, DigitalBookWorld reports..."

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Forest Hills Native Celebrates 104 Years of Library Love | The Forum Newsgroup

Forest Hills Native Celebrates 104 Years of Library Love | The Forum Newsgroup | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"Sadie Rosenkrantz is like many other Queens residents: she loves to read. She visits her community library in Forest Hills regularly, at least once a week, and on Tuesday, celebrated her 104th birthday at the library..."

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When it comes to city services, San Antonians love their library - San Antonio Business Journal

When it comes to city services, San Antonians love their library - San Antonio Business Journal | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
San Antonio Public Library officials earned a near-perfect customer satisfaction rating from their library patrons.
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Ms. Cheap's Guide to Fall: Free family fun and more

Ms. Cheap's Guide to Fall: Free family fun and more | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Ms. Cheap Guide to Fall: free family fun and more
Tennessee Library Association's insight:

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Sunday Hours Restored at Wicomico Public Library

Sunday Hours Restored at Wicomico Public Library | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The Downtown Branch of Wicomico Public Library announced Monday that it will be open on Sunday throughout the school year beginning in September.
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Monique Bowley: I love a cool place where you get stuff for free

Monique Bowley: I love a cool place where you get stuff for free | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
IMAGINE going to a shop where you could take things home for free.
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County helps library with HVAC repairs

County helps library with HVAC repairs | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
County would like agreement with the city on library funding.
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Fall Tennessee Craft Fair Is Sept. 26-28 - 09/15/2014 - Chattanoogan.com

Fall Tennessee Craft Fair Is Sept. 26-28 - 09/15/2014 - Chattanoogan.com | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"... Thanks to community support, volunteers from the Frist, Cheekwood, Nashville Ballet, Ms. Biz Youth Entrepreneurs, the Nashville Public Library and the Tennessee State Museum will be onsite providing craft activities to help ignite creativity among children and inspire our next generation of craft artists..."

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Fill libraries with 3D printers and staff to help users learn CAD and coding, like at the Chattanooga Public Library in TN

Fill libraries with 3D printers and staff to help users learn CAD and coding, like at the Chattanooga Public Library in TN | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"Follow the Chattanooga Public Library's model by providing 3D printers for the public to use, and staff who can help people learn to use them, like materials, CAD, coding, printer maintenance, costs, developing/using/increasing on-line 3D models for things people may need/want..."

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Williamson County Public Library roundup: Sept. 15-25

Williamson County Public Library roundup: Sept. 15-25 | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Check out the upcoming roundup for the Williamson County Public Library.
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Library events across the county (Sept. 10-17)

Library events across the county (Sept. 10-17) | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Here are some of the top upcoming events and opportunities at libraries across the county
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Libraries fighting to revive love of reading - News VietNamNet

Libraries fighting to revive love of reading - News VietNamNet | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
VietNamNet Bridge – To encourage people to read books, many
individuals have opened libraries to the public free of charge. In
Hanoi, these libraries have become useful places for local people,
helping revive the love of reading at a time
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Millennials Use Libraries as Much as Their Parents, Which Is Surprising But Completely Awesome

Millennials Use Libraries as Much as Their Parents, Which Is Surprising But Completely Awesome | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"This may be news that’ll surprise you, but a new Pew report released Wednesday confirms it: in the U.S., Millennials are still using libraries as much or more than their parents, DigitalBookWorld reports..."

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New stops added to Northamptonshire County Council's mobile library service

New stops added to Northamptonshire County Council's mobile library service | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Northamptonshire County Council is introducing a number of new stops to its mobile library service in response to customer feedback. Some locations will also see longer stops due to increased...
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Why Your Library May Soon Have Laser Cutters and 3-D Printers | Design | WIRED

Why Your Library May Soon Have Laser Cutters and 3-D Printers | Design | WIRED | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
A survey by John Burke at Miami University found that 109 libraries in the US had a makerspace or were close to opening one.
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Tennessee Family Bible Records

Tennessee Family Bible Records | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
According to the Genealogy in Time newsletter, the Tennessee State Public Library has put online a collection of some 1,500 family bibles that the library has been collecting since the 1920s. The c...
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Letter: Support new library

Letter: Support new library | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Thank you for the updates surrounding Aberdeen's library. My family loves the library, and we use it often, checking out new books for myself and my daughters, ages 6 and 9. But we do not love the crowded shelves and rows, computers with a line to us
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Here’s Why We Need to Protect Public Libraries

Here’s Why We Need to Protect Public Libraries | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
We live in a “diverse and often fractious country,” writes Robert Dawson, but there are some things that unite us—among them, our love of libraries. “A locally governed and tax-supported system that dispenses knowledge and information for everyone throughout the country at no cost to its patrons is an astonishing...
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