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There's no secret to coding: Kids learn about programming at Chattanooga Public Library event

There's no secret to coding: Kids learn about programming at Chattanooga Public Library event | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Forward by 100 pixels, turn right, move backward 90 pixels, and repeat three times.
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SBA's Deadline in Tennessee for Economic Injury Disaster Loans For Private Nonprofit Organizations is Jan. 12

SBA's Deadline in Tennessee for Economic Injury Disaster Loans For Private Nonprofit Organizations is Jan. 12 | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
ATLANTA, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding...
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HeraldNet.com - Evergreen branch of Everett library to mark 25 years

HeraldNet.com - Evergreen branch of Everett library to mark 25 years | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
EVERETT — The Everett Public Library’s Evergreen Branch is marking its 25th birthday Wednesday with an afternoon of activities for the whole family....
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MARYVILLE: Gaming @ Your Library at Blount County Library | Macaroni Kid

MARYVILLE: Gaming @ Your Library at Blount County Library | Macaroni Kid | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Weekly local newsletter of kid-friendly events and activities.
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McIver's Grant hosts Christmas Bazaar

With Christmas just around the corner it can be stressful trying to gather gifts for your loved ones, when your days seem to be running together. Luckily there are still a few places in the community who want to help with the Christmas rush. For the first time the Friends of the McIver's Grant Public Library hosted a Christmas Bazaar...
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Raymond Library renovation enters last chapter

Raymond Library renovation enters last chapter | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
EAST HARTFORD — For Susan Hansen, one of the most exciting aspects of Raymond Library’s multi-million-dollar renovation is that it’s almost finished.
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CLINTON: Crafty Wednesdays at Clinton Public Library | Macaroni Kid

CLINTON: Crafty Wednesdays at Clinton Public Library | Macaroni Kid | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Weekly local newsletter of kid-friendly events and activities.
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Jonesborough: Early Settlers of Washington County, Tennessee: (pre) 1768-1777 PREVIEW - Nipora

Jonesborough: Early Settlers of Washington County, Tennessee: (pre) 1768-1777 PREVIEW - Nipora | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

""...With the book coming to fruition, the Jonesborough Genealogical Society will host an unveiling of the first book in the Early Settlers of Washington County, Tennessee series with fun, food, and celebration! On Sunday, December 14th, a celebration of the Early Settlers of Washington County, Tennessee: (pre) 1768-1777 will take place at 2 pm at the Washington County-Jonesborough Library..."

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Love letters to libraries: the Etherington Brothers

Love letters to libraries: the Etherington Brothers | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The siblings who created Monkey Nuts join us in a celebration of libraries with an exclusive comic strip. Enter the wacky world of Robin and Lorenzo Etherington and discover their tribute to Arundel library
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Monteagle's storied Highlander Folk School deemed 'endangered'

Monteagle's storied Highlander Folk School deemed 'endangered' | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"...  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks first heard folk singer Pete Seeger sing "We Shall Overcome" in the school's tiny, rustic library in 1954, when the first civil rights workshops were being held for activists who spoke quietly of a movement that would shout at the world..."

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A Field Trip to America's Public Libraries

A Field Trip to America's Public Libraries | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
How they serve the needs of their communities
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Quiet please: Clara Brennan's play Spine speaks up for libraries

Quiet please: Clara Brennan's play Spine speaks up for libraries | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Part polemic and part love letter, the monologue Spine responds to library closures. It’s not just about the freedom of learning, finds Catherine Love, but also a personal narrative about the austerity agenda
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College of Communication and Information to Celebrate Diversity Week | Tennessee Today

College of Communication and Information to Celebrate Diversity Week | Tennessee Today | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

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The College of Communication and Information will celebrate its Diversity and Inclusion Week September 22–25 with a keynote speech, an open forum, panels, and a diversity festival..."

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Spring Hill Public Library Now Offering Patrons Mobile Internet Service

Spring Hill Public Library Now Offering Patrons Mobile Internet Service | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The Spring Hill Public Library now offers the nation’s first public Wi-Fi lending program.
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A whole latte library: $48 million next-generation facility set to open at UTC

A whole latte library: $48 million next-generation facility set to open at UTC | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Students lined up early Friday morning to get into the new library at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
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MARYVILLE: Adventure Club at Blount County Library | Macaroni Kid

MARYVILLE: Adventure Club at Blount County Library | Macaroni Kid | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
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Read winning essays in 'I Love Portage' contest, to be presented at holiday celebration tonight

Read winning essays in 'I Love Portage' contest, to be presented at holiday celebration tonight | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Here are the winning entries in the "I Love Portage" essay contest.
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Library is family’s labor of love « AZ Jewish Post

Library is family’s labor of love « AZ Jewish Post | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"Temple Emanu-El will dedicate the Rebecca Katz Family Library and Youth Center..."

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Readers' love letters to libraries

Readers' love letters to libraries | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
After leading authors showed their love for libraries in written and graphic form, it’s readers’ turn. From life-defining visits to treasured childhood memories, these are some of our favourite tributes
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No Luddite libraries here: 95 percent of U.S. libraries carry e-books

No Luddite libraries here: 95 percent of U.S. libraries carry e-books | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Memories of the library typically conjure up rows and rows of delightfully musty-smelling books -- but these days, almost all U.S....
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Digest - Memphis Daily News - Library Holds Contest to Name New Teen La

Digest - Memphis Daily News - Library Holds Contest to Name New Teen La | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"The Memphis Public Library & Information Center and the Memphis Library Foundation have kicked off a community-wide naming competition for the new 8,300-square-foot teen learning lab at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library..."

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Looking for Student Workers? Remember to Post on Hire-A-VOL | Tennessee Today

Looking for Student Workers? Remember to Post on Hire-A-VOL | Tennessee Today | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"... Faculty and staff who want to learn how to use HAV are invited to attend a training session from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 2, in Hodges Library Room 213..."

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Artist returns home to exhibit in Bristol Public Library gallery

Artist returns home to exhibit in Bristol Public Library gallery | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
BRISTOL, Va. — Bristol native and Tennessee High School graduate Meghan O’Connor is currently exhibiting her prints in the Virgie R. Fleenor Gallery at the Bristol Public Library through Dec. 28. The exhibition is entitled “Coming Home” to honor her roots in the Bristol community.
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Fischer: Recalling a lifelong love of libraries

Fischer: Recalling a lifelong love of libraries | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"Ever since I learned to write my name at age 6 -- and thus was awarded a membership card -- I've been an avid fan of libraries. During weekly jaunts with mom through the stacks, I discovered Laura Ingalls Wilder and her fiddle-playing father, Flossie and Freddie Bobbsey, and the delightful tales of Flicka, Ricka and Dicka, the Swedish triplets..."

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Never underestimate the impact of a visit to the library!

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D.C. public library system highlighted in Aspen Institute’s national report

D.C. public library system highlighted in Aspen Institute’s national report | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
One of the District's least highlighted gems is getting some national love.
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