Plan your weekend with this extensive list of family friendly things to do in East Tennessee... Kids Jamboree "celebrates the Knox County Public Library’s summer reading program" and "Children are invited to read to Charley, a dog with Human-Animal Bond in Tennessee (HABIT), when he visits The Public Library at Tellico Village..."
While funding the Unicoi County Public Library itself will remain at its 2013-14 amount of $21,500, requested funding for its Imagination Library was cut to $1,200, a reduction from the $2,375 contributed in 2013-14..."
"UT has received another boost to its efforts to preserve state history. The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded $345,000 to the UT Libraries for phase three of the Tennessee Newspaper Digitization Project..."
"Mozilla and the Chattanooga Public Library are joining forces in a worldwide celebration of web literacy, bringing digital enthusiasts from Tennessee and around the world together for ‘Maker Parties’ that place internet learning and making at the center of 21st-century citizenship..."
"... 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..."
Tennessee Library Association's insight:
Her funeral service was July 21. There is a tribute wall on her obituary site.
"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..."
"We hope to see you at Tennessee Ancestry Library Event (TALE), a day to discover and celebrate your family history! This full day of genealogy classes, sponsored by Ancestry.comand the Tennessee State Library & Archives, will be held at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel (623 Union Street, Nashville, TN 37219) on Saturday, September 20. Registration for the all-day event is only $30.00. Space is limited, register today!"
"...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…"
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.
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
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)