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Call to gather school library data

Call to gather school library data | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"... The group says school libraries are vital in helping children develop literacy skills and a love of reading..."

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LETTER: Library services are critical to education

LETTER: Library services are critical to education | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The Alabama Library Association believes that the Institute of Museum and Library Services is critically important in providing support for our nation’s libraries and lifelong education. With $210 million for the IMLS set to be cut from the federal budget, libraries will lose $183 million for competitive grants and $27 million for Approaches to Literacy. We urge continued support for IMLS. Libraries are the backbone of American education, offer essential work development skills, and
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Secretary Hargett Says Library And Archives Can’t Afford More Funding Delays

Secretary Hargett Says Library And Archives Can’t Afford More Funding Delays | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
"In a statement released Monday, Secretary of State Tre Hargett said that the State Library and Archives needs funding for a new building in the next state budget..."
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Novelist Amy Greene, Author of Bloodroot and Long Man, to Speak March 23

Novelist Amy Greene, Author of Bloodroot and Long Man, to Speak March 23 | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The Friends of the Knox County Public Library and UT's Library Society will host novelist Amy Greene at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the East Tennessee History Center.
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Tennessee Library Legislative Day - 07/03/2017

Tennessee Library Legislative Day - 07/03/2017 | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
7 March, 9:00 AM - Tennessee Library Association - Memphis - United States - Visit tnla.org for a full agenda and more! $30 registration fee includin
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UT Libraries Invites Local Non-Profits to Research Workshop, Feb. 22 - News & Events - Libraries: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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Nashville Seeks To Fill Its Library ‘Deserts’

Nashville Seeks To Fill Its Library ‘Deserts’ | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Nashville opened two sparkling new libraries in recent years — in Bellevue and Southeast — and now officials have approved a timeline for more construction
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Bristol Public Library: A Community Hub

Bristol Public Library: A Community Hub | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Amy Kimani raced down the stairwell of the Bristol Public Library with excitement in her eyes.
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75-year-old immigrant pursuing GED to help others

75-year-old immigrant pursuing GED to help others | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Hernando Chovil sits at a library table surrounded by school work.
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Your LA library card can save you thousands of dollars, here's how

Your LA library card can save you thousands of dollars, here's how | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
You may not know it—I sure as hell didn’t—but your LA County and LA Public Library cards come with some insane benefits. The most obvious is,
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Residents joining hands to restore a library

Residents joining hands to restore a library | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
For regular users of public libraries, the spaces are a haven: to relax, delve into a book and forget that the outside world exists for just a little while. Some go there to study, or to just browse.T
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Ringling College continues its rapid expansion

Ringling College continues its rapid expansion | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
From a new library, to a sound stage, and even potential parking lots Ringling College of Art and Design is undergoing massive renovations
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Jeffco Library tax increase means expanded hours in April - The Denver Post

Jeffco Library tax increase means expanded hours in April - The Denver Post | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
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Resume Writing Workshop - 19/04/2017

Resume Writing Workshop - 19/04/2017 | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
19 April, 6:00 PM - Lucius E & Elsie C Burch Jr Library - Collierville - United States - Eddy Hatcher, President of Management Recruiters of Cordova, will be presenting a Resume Writing Workshop on Wednesday
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How Libraries are Making Comic Conventions Accessible

How Libraries are Making Comic Conventions Accessible | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Public libraries are bringing major creators and comics icons directly to kids and fans, far from San Diego crowds.
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Carol Christine Hewlett - View Obituary & Service Information

Carol Christine Hewlett - View Obituary & Service Information | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

Past TLA President Carol Christine Hewlett has passed away. 


If you would like to contribute to her memorial, make your check payable to Pascagoula River Audubon Center and mail to 5107 Arthur Street, Pascagoula, Mississippi 39563. Please designate that this is in Memory of Carol Hewlett. 

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County Library will exhibit Battle's photo collection all month - Franklin Home Page

County Library will exhibit Battle's photo collection all month - Franklin Home Page | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The annual Black History Month exhibition of photographs documenting Williamson County residents and places continues through March 1 at the Williamson County Public Library. The exhibits are the work of Thelma Battle, who for years has been collecting and sharing photos of bygone and contemporary African American life in Williamson County. This year’s exhibit i
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McIver’s Grant hosts Presidents Day fun

McIver’s Grant hosts Presidents Day fun | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
On Monday at 1 p.m. the McIver’s Grant Public Library hosted a number of kindergarten through 6th-grade-aged children during their Presidents Day Fun event.
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Library receives Technology Grant

Library receives Technology Grant | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The Coffee County Manchester Public Library was recently awarded a state technology grant for $3,414 that will be used for purchasing new computers at the Manchester location.  
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Public library joins with Tennessee Reconnect | www.elizabethton.com

Public library joins with Tennessee Reconnect | www.elizabethton.com | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"Education continues to be a top priority for the Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library.


The public library entered into a partnership with the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Tennessee Reconnect, to help encourage community members to receive some education – whether it be the completion of a degree or certification.
Tennessee Reconnect is all in conjunction with Gov. Bill Haslam’s “Drive to 55” initiative to increase the Tennessee of Tennesseans with a postsecondary degree or technical school certification to 55 percent by 2025..."

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An Elegy for the Library

An Elegy for the Library | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
“Google can bring you 100,000 answers but a librarian can bring you the right one.”
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Library hoping to open in the middle of the month

Library hoping to open in the middle of the month | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The temporary space for the Southeast Regional library here will open up around the third week of January if everything goes according to plan, said Ann Burlingame, the deputy library director for Wake County.
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Business resources now available on Kingsport library website

Business resources now available on Kingsport library website | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Available through the library’s website (www.kingsportlibrary.org), the new business collection provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice.
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Voting Now Open for NYC Neighborhood Library Awards; Top branches receive $20,000 prize | The Forum Newsgroup

Voting Now Open for NYC Neighborhood Library Awards; Top branches receive $20,000 prize | The Forum Newsgroup | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
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Relocation marks new chapter for Henry Bloom Noble Library | Isle of Man News :: isleofman.com

Relocation marks new chapter for Henry Bloom Noble Library | Isle of Man News :: isleofman.com | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
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