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3 in a row: Seymour school wins again in $150 000

3 in a row: Seymour school wins again in $150 000 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Calling All Communities contest - SEYMOUR — Students and faculty filled the gym bleachers at Seymour Middle School Thursday not knowing whether they'd won the $150 000 grand prize in the U.S..."

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Need a holiday gift idea? Visit the Tennessee Library Association Store. You'll find unique merchandise with the TLA logo and more.

 

A portion of all purchases goes to support the general fund which supports scholarships, awards, advocacy, and professional development.

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Lunch and Learn Discussion Series - News and Events - Libraries: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Lunch and Learn Discussion Series - News and Events - Libraries: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Religion and Civility
Noon, Wednesday, February 17, 605 Hodges Library

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KTnB Donates Nancy And Sluggo Love Tennessee To TN Public Libraries - News - Keep Tennessee Beautiful

KTnB Donates Nancy And Sluggo Love Tennessee To TN Public Libraries - News - Keep Tennessee Beautiful | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Vote in the Jennie Woodworth Library coloring contest

Vote in the Jennie Woodworth Library coloring contest | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Stop by the library in White Bluff and vote for your favorite artwork through Feb. 12.
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The Erwin Record - Local News - Library Happenings - College prep sources available (Feb. 3, 2016 issue)

The Erwin Record - Local News - Library Happenings - College prep sources available (Feb. 3, 2016 issue) | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

".. Fortunately, there are resources in TEL, the Tennessee Electronic Library, to help you prepare for the new test. The comprehensive “Introduction to the 2016 SAT” tutorial would be a very good place to start. There also is a tutorial and four practice exams for each of the four test sections: reading, writing and language, math and the essay. The practice tests are available now and the tutorials will debut in late March..."

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McIver's Grant begins Junior Book Club with 'Wonder' this Monday

McIver's Grant begins Junior Book Club with 'Wonder' this Monday | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Beloved local educator Sarah Alley is taking the lead in a new program designed to add "Wonder" to young minds throughout the area. Alley and retired DIS assistant principal Robert Cupples will kick off McIver's Grant Public Library's new Junior Book Club this Monday. The duo, who have 60 years teaching experience between them - and are not finished shaping the lives of young students yet! - will begin the free program with "Wonder," a book by R.J. Palacio...
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Memphis sanitation workers remember | Tennessee News Feed

Memphis sanitation workers remember | Tennessee News Feed | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Buy Photo Baxter Leach, left, along with Alvin Turner, residence a throng during a “From Memphis to a Mountaintop: The Mar to Manhood” module during a Jackson-Madison County Library downtown on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. Leach and Turner were members of a 1968 Memphis sanitation workers strike.(Photo: C.B. SCHMELTER/The Jackson ...
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State surveying broadband availability and usage

State surveying broadband availability and usage | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Tennessee is conducting a statewide survey on broadband access and usage and will use the data to help make statewide decisions involving broadband Internet..."

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New art display featured at McIver's Grant Public Library

New art display featured at McIver's Grant Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Barbara Mullins' favorite works are murals, drawings and paintings done on walls or ceilings that blend the architecture of the building with the art she creates. Some of her smaller works of art, on canvas, are now on display on the Art Wall of McIver's Grant Public Library till the end of February...
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Chattanooga History Center releases statement detailing operating status, finances

Chattanooga History Center releases statement detailing operating status, finances | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... Library director Corinne Hill confirmed to Nooga.com last week that talks are ongoing with city officials and the CHC board about what could be done with the collection. However, no movement has been confirmed in terms of progress..."

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Chattanooga History Museum Cites Lack of Funds For Loss of Riverfront Space

Chattanooga History Museum Cites Lack of Funds For Loss of Riverfront Space | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
According to a letter provided by Henderson Wednesday, they are now considering the Chattanooga Public Library for the museum's location.
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Tennessee education commissioner reflects on first year

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Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen reflects on her first year on the job overseeing the State Department of Education.
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Author Eric Larson to speak in Knoxville

Author Eric Larson to speak in Knoxville | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Erik Larson, widely acclaimed master of page-turning nonfiction sagas, will speak in Knoxville at the Bijou Theatre on Tuesday, March 22, at 7 p.m.
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The Tomahawk - Local News -Mother-daughter team publish children's boo Mountain City, Tennessee

The Tomahawk - Local News -Mother-daughter team publish children's boo   Mountain City, Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Johnson County Library Director Linda Icenhour says she has always had a love for books..."

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Celebrate Black History Month @ W.G. Rhea Library Public Library - Paris Henry County

Celebrate Black History Month @ W.G. Rhea Library Public Library - Paris Henry County | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Freedom is rescheduled to 2/15/16 Related
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VW welcome center still searching for downtown Chattanooga home

VW welcome center still searching for downtown Chattanooga home | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Wilson would not address the possibility of locating in the Regional History Museum space near the Tennessee Aquarium. History Museum officials have cited financial issues as they now look to open an exhibit at the Chattanooga Public Library.
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Special children’s activities planned at library Saturday

Special children’s activities planned at library Saturday | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Libraries across the nation will celebrate “Take Your Child to the Library Day” on Saturday at the Maury County Public Library, a day-long celebration is in the works.
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Read To Succeed Announces One Book Choice that Focuses on Tennessee Nuclear History

Read To Succeed Announces One Book Choice that Focuses on Tennessee Nuclear History | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
One Book of Rutherford County has chosen The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan for its 2016 selection. Butler Touchden talks about how the book focuses on Oak Ridge, Tennessee's role in making the Atomic Bomb...
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Jackson library hosts activists from historic Memphis sanitation strike - WBBJ TV

Jackson library hosts activists from historic Memphis sanitation strike - WBBJ TV | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
JACKSON, Tenn. — Two sanitation workers who were working in Memphis during the time that Martin Luther King Jr. was killed continued their visit to the Hub City on Thursday. Baxter Leach and Alvin Turner are in Jackson taking part in the Jackson-Madison County Library’s “From Memphis to the Mountaintop: The March to Manhood” celebration of Black History Month. The two...
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Super Bowl? What Super Bowl? I have other plans

Super Bowl? What Super Bowl? I have other plans | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Saturday is “Take Your Child to the Library” day at the Maury County Public Library in Columbia. At 10 a.m., Scott Tripp, the magician and balloon artist is scheduled to perform, and at 11 a.m. there will be a special Mother Goose story time with music, stories, tours and snacks. The event is free.
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McIver's Grant begins Junior Book Club with 'Wonder' this Monday

McIver's Grant begins Junior Book Club with 'Wonder' this Monday | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Beloved local educator Sarah Alley is taking the lead in a new program designed to add "Wonder" to young minds throughout the area. Alley and retired DIS assistant principal Robert Cupples will kick off McIver's Grant Public Library's new Junior Book Club this Monday. The duo, who have 60 years teaching experience between them - and are not finished shaping the lives of young students yet! - will begin the free program with "Wonder," a book by R.J. Palacio...
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Owls at Ijams, GO! dancers, living history among upcoming family-friendly things to do

Owls at Ijams, GO! dancers, living history among upcoming family-friendly things to do | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Discover Earth at Blount Library exhibit
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History Center Officials Say Over $9 Million Was Spent On Aquarium Plaza Building, $2.2 Million On Operations In Failed Effort At History Museum

History Center Officials Say Over $9 Million Was Spent On Aquarium Plaza Building, $2.2 Million On Operations In Failed Effort At History Museum | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
This is why we are exploring the option of moving the History Center collection to the downtown Public Library.
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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam Proposes $400 Million Education Plan

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam Proposes $400 Million Education Plan | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Tennessee governor Bill Haslam is proposing his own $400 million plan that is supposed to benefit K-12 education, without raising taxes.
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VITA Tax Help - Kingsport Public Library

VITA Tax Help - Kingsport Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $53,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns..."

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