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National wildlife refuge proposed for Franklin Co.

National wildlife refuge proposed for Franklin Co. | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Within the proposed Paint Rock River National Wildlife Refuge, the Fish and Wildlife Service would seek to either buy the land outright or purchase conservation easements that allow the land to stay in private hands while maintaining the...
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"... The agency currently is taking comments on the proposal by phone, mail and email. It will host a public question and answer session on Feb. 5 at the Franklin County Public Library in Winchester. ..."

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2017 Gale/LJ Library of the Year: Nashville Public Library, TN

2017 Gale/LJ Library of the Year: Nashville Public Library, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
In the scope of its programs, services, and collections; the incredible reach of its efforts in cooperation with other public agencies, departments, and local businesses; and its work to identify and fulfill needs of both the mainstream and marginalized people of Nashville and Davidson County, the Nashville Public Library (NPL), the Gale/LJ 2017 Library of the Year, is a model for the nation and the world.
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Mosheim Board Passes New Town Budget

Mosheim Board Passes New Town Budget | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
In other matters, Mosheim Public Library director Cindy Fink was on hand at the meeting to discuss a new state law that will go into effect July 1 concerning public library boards.
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The Last Sunday of the Month Book Club - 25 June 2017

The Last Sunday of the Month Book Club - 25 June 2017 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
25 June, 3:00 PM - Coffee County Lannom Memorial Public Library - Tullahoma - United States - The Last Sunday of the Month Book Club at 3:00 June 25th at Coffee County Lannom Memoria
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Brentwood Library to hold a free total solar eclipse presentation Wednesday

Brentwood Library to hold a free total solar eclipse presentation Wednesday | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Brentwood Library is hosting a session all about the solar eclipse in August. Free glasses are also available.
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Greeneville BMA Addresses County Budget Propositions

Greeneville BMA Addresses County Budget Propositions | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Smith said the city taxpayer is paying twice for funding several organizations including the library for a total of $93,000, the airport for $80,000, Emergency Management Agency for $40,000, 911 for $40,000 and the health department for $58,000. He recommended the board fund the agencies “in protest,” which would give the town a year to decide whether to continue to fund them.
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Vanderbilt astronomer to discuss upcoming solar eclipse next Wednesday - Franklin Home Page

Vanderbilt astronomer to discuss upcoming solar eclipse next Wednesday - Franklin Home Page | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The first total eclipse visible from the mainland United States since 1979 will occur on August 21.
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TDOT talks traffic along I-65, seeks feedback from public - Spring Hill Home Page

TDOT talks traffic along I-65, seeks feedback from public - Spring Hill Home Page | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A meeting was held at the Brentwood Library to inform and solicit advice from the public about traffic problems along I-65.
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Mr. Bond the Science Guy visits Macon County Public Library System

Mr. Bond the Science Guy visits Macon County Public Library System | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Summer is always an exciting time for students. There isn’t any school, no homework, and
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Children's Summer Reading Program:Mr. Bond the Science Guy

Children's Summer Reading Program:Mr. Bond the Science Guy | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Children's Summer Reading Program:Mr. Bond the Science Guy on Jun 23, 2017 in Clarksville, TN at Clarksville-Montgomery County Library. Summe
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Donated Chromebooks help THA children

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Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, the Tullahoma Housing Authority (THA) last week received 10 new Chromebooks to help children of low-income families in public housing improve their reading skills. The donation was managed by the staff of Coffee County Lannom Memorial Library.
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Library Open Hours (2017-06-23)

Library Open Hours (2017-06-23) | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Appalachian Liberation Library is open—come get your free library card, browse the books, do some reading in a comfy chair, or see what kind of discussion is going on.

(We recommend using the building’s back entrance, with the wooden ramp. Coming in that way, we’re the last door
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Shakespeare for Kids- Summer Library Club - 28 June 2017

Shakespeare for Kids- Summer Library Club - 28 June 2017 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
28 June, 2:00 PM - Farragut Library - Knoxville - United States - Tennessee Stage Company presents Shakespeare for Kids Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 2 p.m. Farragut Branch Library Th
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Nashville Library System to Get Rid of Overdue Fines

Nashville Library System to Get Rid of Overdue Fines | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville's library system is ditching fines for overdue books, movies and music and forgiving the ones patrons currently owe.
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Teen Program: Book CLub - 17 July 2017

Teen Program: Book CLub - 17 July 2017 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
17 July, 5:00 PM - Tipton County Public Library - Covington - United States - Ages 12-17 Title: By you
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Clarksville-Montgomery County Recertification Refresher Class at Agero - Clarksville, TN Online

Clarksville-Montgomery County Recertification Refresher Class at Agero - Clarksville, TN Online | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Montgomery County, TN – On Tuesday, June 20th, Agero hosted the Clarksville-Montgomery County’s Green Certification Program’s refresher class. Thirty-one a
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Obit - Elizabeth Tipton Golden

Obit - Elizabeth Tipton Golden | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
After retirement, she began working at the Cleveland Public Library, where she assisted people with their genealogy research in the historic branch and later in the reference department in the main branch. She worked until the age of 83.
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Adult Tabletop Game Night at the Library

Adult Tabletop Game Night at the Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Adult Tabletop Game Night at the Library on Aug 22, 2017 in Clarksville, TN at Clarksville-Montgomery County Library. Come to the library to play tabl
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Exercise Class for Kids & thier Parents at Bartlett Library

Exercise Class for Kids & thier Parents at Bartlett Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Bartlett Recreation Center invites kids ages 6-11 and their families to join for this interactive program.
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County OKs tax levy, rezoning of property for store

County OKs tax levy, rezoning of property for store | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Moving on to the CLB meeting, Dyer County Mayor Chris Young announced the appointment of new board members to serve on the McIver’s Grant Library Board including John Tucker and Penny Garner, who will be replacing retired board members Emily Coleman and Joe Emery.
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Coming soon to the Morton Museum: Anyone can be a historian

Coming soon to the Morton Museum: Anyone can be a historian | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Morton Museum program in Collierville will teach history lovers how to be citizen historians.
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Does Your Floor-Plan Match Your Life-Plan? - 12 July 2017

Does Your Floor-Plan Match Your Life-Plan? - 12 July 2017 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
12 July, 6:00 PM - Williamson County Public Library - Franklin - US - Meet author Angela DeYoung of the book, The Third House. While Angela is best known for her expertise an
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McCrumb, Hinshelwood in 'Readings and Songs' at Sinking Spring Church

McCrumb, Hinshelwood in 'Readings and Songs' at Sinking Spring Church | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
ABINGDON, Va. — Sharyn McCrumb and Jack Hinshelwood present an afternoon performance, “Readings and Songs from the Ballad Novels” Sunday, June 25 at 3 p.m. at Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church
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Venable to share stories of Appalachia

Venable to share stories of Appalachia | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Throughout his journalism career, Sam Venable interviewed literally thousands of individuals from all walks of life. Seeking to pay tribute to some of those mountain folks, Venable decided to focus
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Gaming @ Your Library

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Gaming @ Your Library on Sep 9, 2017 in Maryville, TN at Blount County Public Library.  2nd Saturday of each month, 2 p.m. until 4 p.m., “Gaming
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