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Events > GRAND OPENING RECEPTION > Alamo, TN > Jackson Sun

Events > GRAND OPENING RECEPTION > Alamo, TN > Jackson Sun | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

TODAY: "Crockett County Friends of the Library will host a reception at the newly remodeled Library..."

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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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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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Technology doesn't have to be frustrating

Technology doesn't have to be frustrating | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
When I wrote last month about challenges and frustrations I face on the technology front, I found I was in good company. 
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Internet Usage Survey Now Available | Tennessee Secretary of State

Internet Usage Survey Now Available | Tennessee Secretary of State | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Surveying people online about their access to Internet service presents something of a Catch-22.

 

Tennesseans are being encouraged to participate in a survey conducted by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD) about Internet access, particularly access to the high-speed version of the service. The problem is, the survey is online. But if you don't have service, you can still visit your public library to complete the survey..."

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Panel discussion

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" “Stormwater Management to Control Flooding” is the topic of a panel discussion to be held at the Johnson City Public Library on Thursday, Feb. 11, at 6 p.m. in the Jones Meeting Room..."

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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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Library on campaign to change old perceptions

Library on campaign to change old perceptions | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

“Libraries today are less about what they HAVE for people and more about what they DO for and with people.” 

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Library to offer free classes on flying drones

Library to offer free classes on flying drones | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Beginning Saturday, the Chattanooga Public Library will offer instructional classes on how to safely operate and fly drones..."

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Department Of Human Services Hosts Third Annual Summer Summit

Department Of Human Services Hosts Third Annual Summer Summit | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Tennessee Department of Human Services hosted its third annual Summer Food Service Program Summer Summit at returning sponsor, the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee’s, Nashville location..."

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Sprinkler Malfunction Damages 300,000 Books At New UTC Library

Sprinkler Malfunction Damages 300,000 Books At New UTC Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"A sprinkler malfunction at the new UTC library damaged 300,000 books..."

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Who Done It? A Mystery And Fiction Thematic Book Sale At Downtown Library Auditorium

Who Done It? A Mystery And Fiction Thematic Book Sale At Downtown Library Auditorium | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

illiam Sundquist, chair of the Friends of the Chattanooga Public Library is calling all fiction and mystery book lovers to a special three-day sale at the downtown library starting Thursday, Feb. 4 through Saturday, Feb. 6.

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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

Tennessee education commissioner reflects on first year | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen reflects on her first year on the job overseeing the State Department of Education.
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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF: Dolores Greenwald | Southern Exposure Magazine

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF: Dolores Greenwald | Southern Exposure Magazine | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... Greenwald has been in the library profession for about 25 years, and she can tell you it’s anything but routine..."

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University Hosting Events to Mark Black History Month | Tennessee Today

University Hosting Events to Mark Black History Month | Tennessee Today | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"February is Black History Month, the annual celebration of the achievements of black Americans and their role in US history. UT is celebrating the month with a slate of events across departments. Some events extend into March..."

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Knoxville library offers February events

Knoxville library offers February events | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Knoxville Public Library is hosting two contests for a chance to win tickets to Grand Theater or a large stuffed bear with “Blind Date with a Book” and “Love Your Library!”
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SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Summit fishermen compete in Florida; students dress like 100-year-olds

SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Summit fishermen compete in Florida; students dress like 100-year-olds | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Brentwood Middle School

The second annual Brentwood Middle School spelling bee was a tight affair, with a tie for the win.

Tied for first place were Nelson Rose (seventh grade) and Ananya Arcot (sixth grade), and receiving third was Sophia Chang (seventh grade). The three students will complete in the regional spelling bee Feb. 15 at the Brentwood Public Library.
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KTnB donates book to state’s public libraries - The Cleveland Daily Banner

KTnB donates book to state’s public libraries - The Cleveland Daily Banner | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Memphis — Education and engagement are key components of litter prevention.

With that in mind, Keep Tennessee Beautiful, or KTnB, recently provided a copy of its new book “Nancy and Sluggo …
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Chattanooga Library Director Attends National Convening In Washington, D.C.

Chattanooga Library Director Attends National Convening In Washington, D.C. | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Chattanooga Public Library Executive Director, Corinne Hill, along with Hamilton County Department of Education Director of Literacy, Becky Coleman, joined more than 90 officials from 45 communities across the country in Washington D.C..."

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‘Discover Earth: Our Changing Planet’ Traveling Exhibition coming to Blount County Public Library - The Knoxville Focus

‘Discover Earth: Our Changing Planet’ Traveling Exhibition coming to Blount County Public Library - The Knoxville Focus | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The National Park Service is celebrating its centennial this year, so to kick off the Discover Earth: Our Changing Planet exhibition, at the Blount County Public Library, Park Ranger, Mike Maslona, will discuss “The National Park Service – 100 Years!”..."

 
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Library & Archives News: The Tennessee State Library and Archives Blog: From A to IZZARD: Civil War Era Colloquialisms

Library & Archives News: The Tennessee State Library and Archives Blog: From A to IZZARD: Civil War Era Colloquialisms | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Are you as sprightly as a cricket? Was your ancestor a butternut? Blue tail fly? Sesesh? Phrases or words unique to local or regional language are called colloquialisms.

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CAHA Program on Schoolfield Trial February 1

CAHA Program on Schoolfield Trial February 1 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The Chattanooga Area Historical Association and the Local History and Genealogy Department of the Public Library invite all to a talk by Jerry Summers.  The event will be held on Monday, February 1, at 6pm at the downtown Public Library located at 1001 Broad Street.


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Preschool Preview: Johnson City Public Library's event shows parents they have options

Preschool Preview: Johnson City Public Library's event shows parents they have options | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Parents make a lot of decisions for their children each day, and the Johnson City Public Library aimed to make one big decision a little easier for local parents — preschool options..."  

 
 
 
 
 
 
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