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Tiffani Conner on why she joined TLA

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TLA provides opportunities to get involved, work with, and network with librarians from all types of libraries. 

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The latest TLA Newsletter is here. Learn about the new website, the Membership Committee, Trustees & Friends, and more!

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Staff Development Webinars - Tennessee Library Association

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The Staff Development Committee has put together a great line-up of webinars. Check out the printer-friendly file below for a listing of all upcoming webinars. Don't miss the first webinar to be held December 1--Early Literacy: Why Tennessee Libraries Should Get on Board. All webinars will take place at 12 p.m. CST.

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Renowned author David James Poissant concludes 'Writers in the Library' | The Daily Beacon

Renowned author David James Poissant concludes 'Writers in the Library' | The Daily Beacon | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A brave group weathered the cold and gathered in Lindsay Young Auditorium on Monday night to hear author David James Poissant speak during the semester's final
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Nutcracker Story was told by the Nashville Ballet at Smyrna Library - Nashville Parent Magazine

Nutcracker Story was told by the Nashville Ballet at Smyrna Library - Nashville Parent Magazine | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Nashville Ballet heads to the Smyrna Public Library for a very special "Nutcracker" story time on Nov. 18 and 20.
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Make a “County Connection” the Saturday after Thanksgiving on “Family History Day”

Make a “County Connection” the Saturday after Thanksgiving on “Family History Day” | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Thanksgiving weekend is a time when many of us spend time reconnecting with family members and sharing family stories.
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Tennessee Archives Month “Accidentally on Purpose”

Tennessee Archives Month “Accidentally on Purpose” | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
By proclamation of Gov. Bill Haslam, October is Tennessee Archives Month.
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Basics of Alzheimer's Disease

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January 8, 2015, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Learn about the basics of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia-related illnesses with a focus on the impact on the brain, the person, and the caregiver. For more info, call the Lewis County Public Library at 931-796-5365.

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How Puppets Power Literacy at Nashville Public Library

How Puppets Power Literacy at Nashville Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Supporting literacy comes in many forms, and Nashville (TN) Public Library's puppet troupe, Wishing Chair Productions, are part of a broader early literacy strategy that can be emulated by parents, educators, and other library programs.
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Borrowing Books from Crossville's Art Circle Public Library

Borrowing Books from Crossville's Art Circle Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Hey Kids! You’re invited to come borrow books for free from the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville. There are books for all ages, dvd’s and audio books, computers, story time programs, crafts,...
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November Selection: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

November Selection: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Orphan Train: Currently available for checkout at the Maury County Public Library and on R.E.A.D.S. (Click here). This excellent book by Christina Baker Kline is a sweeping tale of Niamh Power's li...
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Clarksville to recreate origin of “Vols” nickname

Clarksville to recreate origin of “Vols” nickname | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... In a modern, totally inaccurate, re-creation, Tennessee Governor Wylie Blount (1809-1815), who was a Clarksville resident (aka Sink Library Director James Moore).."

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"The Last Campaign In Tennessee" 2014 Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event Is Nov. 13-14 - 11/05/2014 - Chattanoogan.com

"The Last Campaign In Tennessee" 2014 Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event Is Nov. 13-14 - 11/05/2014 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... s part of the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, a team of professional archivists, curators and conservators from the Tennessee State Library and Archives will be on-hand to digitize privately-owned Civil War manuscripts, artifacts, and photographs from Tennessee citizens and visitors free of charge as part of the “Looking Back: The Civil War in Tennessee” project 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 13 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 14 at 611 Main Street in Franklin..."

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No longer 'too stupid,' literacy transforms teen's life

No longer 'too stupid,' literacy transforms teen's life | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Haven Edmunds was 15 and couldn't read. Literacy Council of Middle Tennessee changed that.
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Good story about the impact of literacy.

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Woman of Wilson: Pamela Wiggins

Woman of Wilson: Pamela Wiggins | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Books can take you places you've never dreamed of - to faraway lands, on daring adventures - and in the case of Pamela Wiggins, to Watertown.
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Gallatin plans city-sponsored holiday events

Gallatin plans city-sponsored holiday events | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
There are at least three city-sponsored events taking place the first part of December.
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Dyersburg - Library craft area named for pediatrician Connell

"McIver's Grant Public Library welcomed a crowd last week when local residents took the time to give back to one very special family..."

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Gaming in the Library: ECPL Library Grant #2

Gaming in the Library: ECPL Library Grant #2 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Etowah Carnegie Public Library Grant by Laura A. Murray
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Wills Research Fellow Melissa Gismondi reflects upon "Rachel Jackson and American Femininity"

Wills Research Fellow Melissa Gismondi reflects upon "Rachel Jackson and American Femininity" | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Melissa Gismondi is a Ph.D. candidate in history at the University of Virginia, specializing in colonial and early North American social and cultural history.
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Haints and Witches and Legends...Oh my! Tennessee Folklife Myths and Legends

Haints and Witches and Legends...Oh my! Tennessee Folklife Myths and Legends | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Tennessee has a long history of ghost tales, odd happenings and legendary individuals with larger than life personas.
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Basics of Chronic Disease

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December 11, 2014, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Learn about the basics of chronic disease with a focus on hypertension, heart disease, and depression. For more information about this program, call the Lewis County Public Library at 931-796-5365. 

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How Libraries are Advancing and Inspiring Schools and Communities

How Libraries are Advancing and Inspiring Schools and Communities | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Libraries are experimenting with some exciting ways to inspire and engage the community by creating meeting and maker spaces with old technology and new.
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Nashville and Chattanooga public libraries are featured.

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Therapy dogs promote healing

Therapy dogs promote healing | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Truly man's, and woman's, best friend
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It's basically 100% true to me.

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Library events in Williamson County this week

Library events in Williamson County this week | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Here are some of the top upcoming events and opportunities at libraries across Williamson County.
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TSLA Releases a New Digital Collection Showcasing Tennessee Folklife - 11/05/2014 - Chattanoogan.com

TSLA Releases a New Digital Collection Showcasing Tennessee Folklife - 11/05/2014 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"What do roley hole marbles, white oak baskets, shape-note singing, and banjoes have in common? All are examples of Tennessee folk culture or "folkways" available online in the Tennessee State Library and Archives’ newest digital collection..."

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"Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast" Reception and Lecture at UT

"Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast" Reception and Lecture at UT | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Please make plans to join The Center for Children's & Young Adult Literature (CCYAL) and Union Avenue Books as we celebrate "Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast" blogger Julie Danielson's first nonfiction book, Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature, co-written with Elizabeth (Betsy) Bird and the late Peter Sieruta. 

 There will be a small reception at Union Avenue Books from 5:00-6:00 p.m. (EDT), and a lecture in the Patrick Auditorium (Room 321) in the Communications Building on the University of Tennessee campus from 7:00-8:00 p.m. The reception and lecture are both free, and Julie will be signing books at the reception.  Who: Julie Danielson When: November 11th, 5:30-6:30 p.m. (small reception and signing), and 7:00 p.m. (lecture), all times are EDS Where: Reception at Union Avenue Books, 517 Union Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37902; 865-951-2180 Where: Lecture at the University of Tennessee, Patrick Auditorium (Room 321, Communications Building, 1345 Circle Park, Knoxville, TN 37996); 865-974-7918 Julie Danielson is internationally known for her blog, "Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast," http://blaine.org/sevenimpossiblethings/, where she interviews authors and illustrators, showcases noteworthy children's book art, and blogs about children's books. She is also a professional reviewer forKirkus, and Bookpage. According to her official biography, she has been a judge for the Society of Illustrators' Original Art Award and the BolognaRagazzi Awards at the Bologna Children's Book Fair in Italy. She also currently teaches "Picturebooks Across the Curriculum" for her alma mater, the School of Information Sciences, College of Communications & Information at the University of Tennessee.  Questions? Contact Dr. Cindy Welch at cwelch11@utk.edu, or 865-974-7918. 
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