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Archaeologist digs new career at Spring Hill Library

Archaeologist digs new career at Spring Hill Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Who better than a former archaeologist to unearth a job as Spring Hill's new library director? Alan Couch had been working as a contract archeologist on Alabama's Gulf Coast when a good friend of his enrolled in library school and raved about it.
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Daily Calendar for Monday, July 28: Much Ado About Nothing” At The Blount County Public Library

Daily Calendar for Monday, July 28: Much Ado About Nothing” At The Blount County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... hie on down to ye olde library for a bit of the Bard. “Much Ado About Nothing,” a comedy by William Shakespeare, will be performed by the Tennessee Stage Company..." TODAY

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Award-winning author to visit Maury County Library July 31

Award-winning author to visit Maury County Library July 31 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Joy Jordon-Lake, author of the award-winning book, “Blue Hole Back Home,” will be at the Maury County Public Library - See more at: http://columbiadailyherald.com/lifestyles/features/award-winning-author-visit-maury-county-library-july-31#sthash.NRY1rira.dpuf..."

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Julia Boyd - View Obituary & Service Information

Julia Boyd - View Obituary & Service Information | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... Mrs. Boyd was a member of the American Library Association and a member and Past-President of the South Eastern Library Association; and a member of Tennessee Library Association. She was a member and past-president of Algood Home Demonstration Club; Cookeville Study Club and American Association of University Women..."

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Her funeral service was July 21.  There is a tribute wall on her obituary site.

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Video: Hippie Cabbage Concert at the Williamson County Public Library

Video: Hippie Cabbage Concert at the Williamson County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Hippie Cabbage Concert at the Williamson County Public Library Having Some trouble getting this video to play correctly on youtube. Try giving it...watch video.
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Free Computer Classes Announced

Free Computer Classes Announced | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

" The Washington County Library in Jonesborough is offering computer classes..."

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Brentwood leaders question early voting convenience

Brentwood leaders question early voting convenience | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Brentwood Library, satellite polling places open Monday for early voting
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Library board selects officers - Cleveland Bradley Public Library

Library board selects officers - Cleveland Bradley Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Library board selects officers - The Cleveland Bradley Public Library board elected this year’s officers during its meeting Tuesday..."

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WWI Experiences of Two Tennessee Brothers in New TSLA Collection - 07/23/2014 - Chattanoogan.com

WWI Experiences of Two Tennessee Brothers in New TSLA Collection - 07/23/2014 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"As we approach the 100th anniversary of the United States' involvement in World War I, the Tennessee State Library and Archives' (TSLA) newest online collection, the Puryear Family Photograph Albums, tells the story of two brothers from Gallatin who served in the Army Air Service during and after World War I..."

 
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Paper Bag Monster Puppets at Art Circle Public Library

Paper Bag Monster Puppets at Art Circle Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Kim Lindskog's curator insight, July 25, 4:39 PM

This is a nice idea for an elementary library activity.

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Tennessee offers database of 1,500 family Bibles online

Tennessee offers database of 1,500 family Bibles online | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Tennessee State Public Library has put a database of family Bibles online and available for searching by the public.
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Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World opens August 20 in Bristol, Tennessee

Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World opens August 20 in Bristol, Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Includes photo from TSLA

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Knoxville.com's fun things to do

Knoxville.com's fun things to do | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Play with new technology at Blount County Public Library and other fun things going on this week..."

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Book Sale | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN

Book Sale | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Friends of the Library Book Sale 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Saturday, July 26..."


- See more at: http://springhillfresh.com/event/book-sale/#sthash.ZkByP8Uk.dpuf

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The Public Library in the Gigabit Community: Chattanooga, TN | Gigatown News

The Public Library in the Gigabit Community: Chattanooga, TN | Gigatown News | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...This week on GigaNews we welcome Nate Hill, Deputy Director at Chattanooga’s Public Library and Gigatown guest blogger, to explain how libraries of the future are shaping up with the help of a fibre optic gigabit connection…"

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New chapter: Jean Closz closes the book on 39 years at library

New chapter: Jean Closz closes the book on 39 years at library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The public is invited to a retirement reception from 4 to 6 p.m. July 29 in honor of Jean Closz at the Blount County Public Library, in the children’s library. With 39 years of service, Closz has spent 29 as head of the Children’s Library.
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Tennessee offering family Bibles online

Tennessee offering family Bibles online | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Tennessee State Public Library has put a database of family Bibles online and available for searching by the public.
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Brown-Bag Book Group To Discuss Wharton's 'Age Of Innocence' Aug. 20

Brown-Bag Book Group To Discuss  Wharton's 'Age Of Innocence' Aug. 20 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Brown-Bag Book Group To Discuss Wharton's 'Age Of Innocence' Aug. 20 The Friends of the Library organization is inviting the public to another of its Brown-Bag Book Group discussions during the lunch hour. The group will explore Edith Wharton's 1920 nove
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Maury County, TN : Calendar of Events : Blue Hole Back Home

Maury County, TN : Calendar of Events : Blue Hole Back Home | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Join us on July 31, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. as author Joy Jordan-Lake discusses her book..."

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Local briefs: Library Board selects new member, officers

Local briefs: Library Board selects new member, officers | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Jackson-Madison County Library Board met Wednesday and nominated its new board member,..."

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WWI Experiences of Two Tennessee Brothers in New TSLA Collection

WWI Experiences of Two Tennessee Brothers in New TSLA Collection | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
As we approach the 100th anniversary of the United States' involvement in World War I, the Tennessee State Library and Archives' newest online collection, the Puryear Family Photograph Albums, tells the story of two brothers from Gallatin who served in the Army Air Service during and after World War I. Comprised of three photograph albums and ... (more)
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Elvis' library card, movie script to be auctioned at Graceland | Reuters

Elvis' library card, movie script to be auctioned at Graceland | Reuters | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
NASHVILLE Tenn. (Reuters) - A library card signed by Elvis Presley in seventh grade is expected to be among the hottest items at an auction of the late singer's possessions at his Memphis mansion next
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Kim Lindskog's curator insight, July 25, 4:37 PM

For fun @your library.

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Lawyers honor Community alumnus

"... Luna, who serves as the District 7 representative for the organization, was recognized by YLD President David McDowell for her exceptional efforts educating Tennessee lawyers and librarians about free legal resources through this year's YLD public service project: The Library Education Project. The effort involved visits to libraries across the state to empower librarians to help members of the public in need of legal information and advice..."

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Sherrod Library home to Appalachian archives

Sherrod Library home to Appalachian archives | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Archives of Appalachia, located on the fourth floor of the Sherrod Library, houses ETSU's collection of memorabilia about the history of Southern Appalachia - and ETSU - consisting of over 700 manuscripts and 2.5 million photographs..."

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Tennessee records 1,500 historical family Bibles online

Tennessee records 1,500 historical family Bibles online | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Because of the Bibles’ historical and genealogical importance, the Tennessee State Public Library has been collecting more than 1,500 family Bibles since the 1920s and, in a nod to our new high-tec...
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July Offers "One Giant Leap" at Linebaugh Library | Murfreesboro News Press

July Offers "One Giant Leap" at Linebaugh Library | Murfreesboro News Press | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"45-years later, all of this month the Linebaugh Public Library helps us remember Buzz Aldrin’s “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”..."

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