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Library showcases its ‘wired’ status this Saturday | www.thelandmark.com | Landmark

Library showcases its ‘wired’ status this Saturday | www.thelandmark.com | Landmark | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"... Massachusetts Broadband Institute, as part of bringing core Internet access services into underserved towns in Massachusetts, has connected the library to high-speed Internet...."

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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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Try IndieFlix from the Library!

Try IndieFlix from the Library! | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

New service

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The Southeastern Library Association / Rothrock Award

The Southeastern Library Association / Rothrock Award | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"To honor a librarian who has contributed substantially to the furtherance of librarianship in the southeast during a career...."

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Video Library Love Bombs: Julie and Katie

Video Library Love Bombs: Julie and Katie | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Julie and her daughter Katie are ginormous fans of KDL. The awesome pair kicked it news-style recently while at the Comstock Park Branch to proclaim their love for all things library. What's your l...
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Mark Your Calendars For Ancestry Events in Nashville, TN

Mark Your Calendars For Ancestry Events in Nashville, TN | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"Ancestry is thrilled to be hosting two exciting full-day events in Nashville, Tennessee on September 19 and 20..."


- See more at: http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2014/08/11/mark-your-calendars-for-ancestry-events-in-nashville-tn/#sthash.AmHFlUR5.dpuf

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Tennessee Libraries 62:2 - Tennessee Library Association

Tennessee Libraries 62:2 - Tennessee Library Association | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

From 2012

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Banana & Stephanie Want You To Go To The Library

Banana & Stephanie Want You To Go To The Library | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Check out the new commerical with Banana & Stephanie for the Capital Area District Libraries!
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Library Love Bomb: Heather

Library Love Bomb: Heather | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Tomorrow: KDL millage election A life-long library user and KDL volunteer says libraries belong to everyone, and that everyone should be invested in keeping them around. httpv://youtu.be/gkdS00S40G...
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15 things you didn't know you could get at the library

15 things you didn't know you could get at the library | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
You can borrow a lot more than the latest thriller or romance novel.
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Dawn Matheson's curator insight, August 7, 2:27 PM

Libraries are a community resource for all kinds of things ... not just books!

 

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Brynwood Needleworks: Benton County Quilt Block Trail...

Brynwood Needleworks: Benton County Quilt Block Trail... | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

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A public meeting was held at the Benton County Library to see if there was any interest in a quilt trail within the county, hoping to get twenty participants. With a grant from the Tennessee River Resort District for materials, the project began in the spring of 2010..."
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TSLA to Hold Workshop on Researching TN Supreme Court Records - TNReport

TSLA to Hold Workshop on Researching TN Supreme Court Records - TNReport | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"... And during the next session of TSLA’s free workshop series, State Librarian and Archivist Chuck Sherrill will provide tips on navigating through those files. The workshop will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. August 23 in TSLA’s building, which is located at 403 Seventh Avenue North, directly west of the State Capitol building in downtown Nashville..."

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Public Libraries | Multiple Solutions. — Medium

Public Libraries | Multiple Solutions. — Medium | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Recently, I was asked to answer the question “If I could say one thing about public libraries, it would be this.” That is one hell of a…

 

The Chattanooga Public Library’s 4th Floor operates as an open community knowledge platform..."

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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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My Music City Mommy - Family Savings - Nashville Tennessee: Nashville Public Library Free Book Signing & Author Talk - John Scieszka

My Music City Mommy - Family Savings - Nashville Tennessee: Nashville Public Library Free Book Signing & Author Talk - John Scieszka | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
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At Libraries Across America, It's Game On

At Libraries Across America, It's Game On | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
In the 1800s, British libraries used gaming rooms to lure patrons away from pubs. Now, across the country, libraries are using video games to attract millennials — and the goal isn't always educational.
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Tenn-Share Short Presentations Invitation - 10 for Tenn

Tenn-Share Short Presentations Invitation -  10 for Tenn | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

Tenn-Share invites you to present a SHORT session on something you know that can help your peers - 5 to 10 minutes! At the Fall Conference on September 26, we want to know what you know about e-resources, e-books, databases, Tenn-Share, etc. Please sign up now to deliver a 10 for Tenn - http://www.tenn-share.org/node/1405.

 

These links shows talks (often called Ignites) that are 5 minutes. They can be serious, humorous, academic, casual, etc.: 

http://igniteshow.com/speakers/toni-mcpherson. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nm67fIFMyjk

 

Of course, we will accept regular 25 minute sessions for DataFest (September 25) and 50 minute sessions for Fall Conference also.

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Why We Need Libraries More Than Ever

Why We Need Libraries More Than Ever | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Close your eyes and imagine your public library. Who do you see inside? Yourself? Quiet readers? Students? A hip librarian behind a large wooden desk? A cat named Dewey wending its way through the stacks? This doesn't begin to scratch the surface!...
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▶ Libraries Will Survive (long version) - YouTube

Inspired by the 1978 disco hit "I Will Survive", the lyrics were rewritten to proclaim support for libraries, particularly under the stress of tight budgets....
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Residents save Holderness Road library as Hull City Council announces U-turn

Residents save Holderness Road library as Hull City Council announces U-turn | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
RESIDENTS and local councillors have lifted the immediate threat of closure hanging over Holderness Road Library. In July, the Mail revealed the east Hull library was earmarked for closure as part...
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Haley Museum designated Literary Landmark

Haley Museum designated Literary Landmark | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The Alex Haley Museum and Interpretive Center in Henning has been designated a Literary Landmark.
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Homebound Service Delivers The Library To Those In Need - The Lakewood Observer

Homebound Service Delivers The Library To Those In Need - The Lakewood Observer | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"Lakewood residents are lucky to have a world-class Library in their city, but many times the elderly or sick cannot make it through the doors to take advantage of all the great books, magazines, music and movies the Library offers. That is where some dedicated Library employees come in who bring the Library to their doorstep..."

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White House Inn Library & Museum: Library News

White House Inn Library & Museum: Library News | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

New hours added to the week starting Aug 2.

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Libraries will always be the place to be [Commentary]

Libraries will always be the place to be [Commentary] | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
As your stereotypical bookworm-y kid, I used to love going to the library growing up. In elementary school, I checked out so many books that I had to set a limit just so I wouldn't be overwhelmed carrying them all and they wouldn't take up a ton of space in my room.
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'Crate Lady' has love of our library

'Crate Lady' has love of our library | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The St. Clair County Library System has been an invaluable part of my children's education.
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