We're about two-weeks from the beginning of the International Folkfest. From Sunday, June 12th, through June 19th, musicians and dancers from Czech Republic, Germany and Puerto Rico will join Murfreesboro's Cripple Creek Cloggers for public performances.
Reading is important, reading to a furry friend is just fun! The first Thursday of every month beginning in November, children are invited to read to Paddy O’Hara, a giant Flemish bunny.
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Librarians Being Awesome Video Wins National Awards
A promotional video created by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Libraries has won two national awards.
Librarians Being Awesome won the award for Best Performance at the Association of Research Libraries Film Festival in Vancouver, Canada, on April 26. UT’s entry was selected for the top performance award out of 57 films submitted by 36 universities. Librarians Being Awesome also was recognized by the Library Leadership and Management Association as an excellent example of electronic advocacy materials. The UT Libraries will be presented with a PR Xchange Award at the American Library Association’s annual conference in June. Librarians Being Awesome is just what it sounds like—but in this instance the librarians were captured on film giving their best athletic performances. The video was the capstone to the Libraries’ “Information Is Our Game” sports-themed marketing campaign. The campaign began with trading cards (like baseball cards) for each librarian. One side of each trading card pictures a librarian on the baseball field, the tennis court—even the Vols’ locker room. The verso is the librarian’s curriculum vitae. The trading cards were followed by several whimsical videos depicting librarians pitted against top-notch athletes. The good humored librarians lost every contest. But, of course, the videos were really touting the librarians’ prowess as information professionals. The entire marketing campaign was meant to convey a simple message: there is a designated librarian with subject expertise in your field of study. Some of UT’s librarians are in fact accomplished athletes, so the capstone video features athletically gifted library faculty and staff just being awesome. The video even features clips of the dean of libraries juggling and an associate dean twirling a baton. The award-winning video has been viewed thousands of times on YouTube and as a “bumper” (a brief ad that runs before the main feature) on the UT campus’ free movie streaming channel. -- Martha E. Rudolph Information Specialist Marketing & Communication University of Tennessee Libraries
HENDERSON, Tenn. — Freed-Hardeman University’s new library had a special dedication Friday. The public was invited to the university’s Hope Barber Shull Academic Resource Center. The university’s library director and and vice president of academic affairs made remarks as the new facility was dedicated to Hope Barber Shull who served as library director until her passing in March of 2013. “I’m jus
Sat, Jun 25 at 9:30am, Washington County Tennessee Public Library Children's Page, Jonesborough, TN...The Jonesborough Genealogical Society will host its June Genealogy Day on Saturday, April 25th at 9:30 am at the Washington County-Jonesborough Library. The JGS will hold a research day at the library For more information on our book
At the Kingsport Public Library Teen Book League, Teens, grades 6th-12th, discuss the Volunteer State Book Award Nominees throughout the Fall and Winter. In the Spring we vote for our favorites in each category and help select a state-wide book list of Tennessee teens’ favorites! Meetings are held every other Thursday at 4:00 pm in the library’s auditorium. New members are always welcome and snacks are provided! We hope you’ll join us at our next meeting.
Sharon Kay Edwards of Shelbyville has announced her candidacy for the 62nd District State House of Representatives seat in the Aug. 4 Democratic primary. Edwards is children's services coordinator for the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Library. She was previously children's librarian and program coordinator for the Lannon Library in Tullahoma. She is also a former freelance writer for th
Vanderbilt Law Professor J.B. Ruhl will speak at the Williamson County Public Library May 24 about the impact of our vast and highly regulated global food system, with growing calls for reform through the New Food Movement.
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