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Discover Rutherford: Rosenwald Fund aided African-American school

Discover Rutherford: Rosenwald Fund aided African-American school | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...According to Tennessee State Library and Archives website, Tennessee’s 1870 Constitution specifically forbade integration in public education, but under the “separate but equal” ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in 1896, public schools for both black and white had to be provided..."

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Summer 2016 TLA Newsletter is now available online

Summer 2016 TLA Newsletter is now available online | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
http://www.tnla.org/?page=newsletter. 

This issue includes information about 

· new people in new positions including our new TLA President 
 · TASL conference 
 · TLA’s restructure 
 · TLA’s April conference 
 · and interesting library-related news 

 Thanks to those who helped develop this issue. Feel free to always contact me with content for the newsletter! 

Sharon Sharon Holderman 
Editor, TLA Newsletter 
sholderman@tntech.edu
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Workforce Essentials to offer library cards for Dr. Seuss's birthday

Workforce Essentials to offer library cards for Dr. Seuss's birthday | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Students in Workforce Essentials’ Adult Education classes will join thousands of their peers across the country to celebrate the sixteenth annual National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America Day on Thursday, March 2, 2017.
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Clarksville author to host book signing at public library | ClarksvilleNow.com

Clarksville author to host book signing at public library | ClarksvilleNow.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Chris Smith is the Regional Content Strategist for USA TODAY Network – Middle Tennessee.
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Woodland Wonderland Coming to Kingsport Library - Kingsport, Tennessee

Woodland Wonderland Coming to Kingsport Library - Kingsport, Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The children’s area of the Kingsport Public Library is transforming into a woodland wonderland. The area will have a new higher ceiling, carpet and paintings. It will also have a special glassed-in room for their 13 reading therapy dogs, part of a program where children read out loud one-on-one to canine volunteers, which will also …
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Library’s Civil Rights room preserves Nashville’s history

Library’s Civil Rights room preserves Nashville’s history | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Inside the downtown Nashville Public Library, the Civil Rights Room stands as a world renowned archive of how Nashville became one of the ce…
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Tennessee Library Legislative Day - 07/03/2017

Tennessee Library Legislative Day - 07/03/2017 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
7 March, 9:00 AM - Tennessee Library Association - Memphis - United States - Visit tnla.org for a full agenda and more! $30 registration fee includin
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Minecraft Monday - 06/03/2017

Minecraft Monday - 06/03/2017 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
6 March, 5:00 PM - Germantown Community Library - Germantown - United States - Ages: 8 to 12 years. Play on the Germantown Library Server from home. The server will be open for approved tween user
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Books Sandwiched In welcomes Tatia Harris – News – Oakridger – Oak Ridge, TN – Tennessee News

Books Sandwiched In welcomes Tatia Harris – News – Oakridger – Oak Ridge, TN – Tennessee News | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
In honor of Black History Month and in partnership with The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knox County Public Library is inviting the public to join Oak Ridge native Tatia Harris for a discussion of “The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League” by Jeff Hobbs.
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Effort to Digitize World War I Artifacts Heads to Blount County

Effort to Digitize World War I Artifacts Heads to Blount County | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Over a five-year period, World War I ravaged Europe, the Middle East and parts of north Africa, overturning governments and costin
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Some of our favorite library whiteboards | Online Athens

Some of our favorite library whiteboards | Online Athens | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Stacy Chapman, a director of circulation at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga library, posts her most creative whiteboards to Twitter as @thecirdesk.
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New building would preserve history

New building would preserve history | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... For several years, we have been making the case that the Tennessee State Library & Archives needs a new building. We are doing so because the building we have been using for more than 60 years has a number of issues..."

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Chattanooga State Honors Employee Excellence

Chattanooga State Honors Employee Excellence | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Congratulations Assistant Librarian Sandra Williford of Kolwyck Library at Chattanooga State Community College!
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Nashville Public Library

Nashville Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
You’re probably not taking advantage of all the things the library has to offer families, all free of charge to residents (and some free of charg
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Fairview Library Friends Used Book Sale Underway

Fairview Library Friends Used Book Sale Underway | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Friends of Fairview Public Library Semi-Annual Used Book Sale!  The sale will be held Thursday and Friday, February 23rd and 24th, from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and Saturday, February 25th, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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During 100th Anniversary Of World War I, Tennessee Archivists Work To Digitize Remaining Artifacts

During 100th Anniversary Of World War I, Tennessee Archivists Work To Digitize Remaining Artifacts | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Tennessee State Library & Archives is attempting to preserve as many artifacts from World War I as possible, a century after it was fought.
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Schools, Library Building Stronger Links

Schools, Library Building Stronger Links | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Greeneville City Schools and the Greeneville-Greene County Public Library are partnering to make more reading material accessible to students.
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“Wings to Soar” event with Tennessee Tree Toppers and Orena Humphrey Library returns to Whitwell

“Wings to Soar” event with Tennessee Tree Toppers and Orena Humphrey Library returns to Whitwell | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Orena Humphrey Public Library in Whitwell will again be hosting the “Wings to Soar” event along with the Tennessee Tree Toppers hang gliding group. This year’s event will take…
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Dickson Co. Library gets nearly $7K computer upgrade grant

Dickson Co. Library gets nearly $7K computer upgrade grant | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Dickson Co. Library gets nearly $7K computer upgrade grant
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2017 Annual TLA Conference Celebrate Libraries

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2017 Annual TLA Conference Celebrate Libraries, Tennessee Library Association, Memphis, United States. Wed Apr 05 2017 at 09:00 pm, Visit tnla.org for more information. Hotel registration is now available.
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Tennessee Electronic Library Collection – The Gale Blog

Tennessee Electronic Library Collection – The Gale Blog | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
In the summer of 2016, Becky Coleman and Lori Warren partnered with Steve Hicks, Gale Customer Success Manager and Tony Bottrell, Gale Usage Services Manager, to create a HCDE District Library Website and 70 Individual School Websites for the Hamilton County Schools.
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Reader's Guide: ‘The Pistoleer’ now available at Oak Ridge Public Library

Reader's Guide: ‘The Pistoleer’ now available at Oak Ridge Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
John Wesley Harding was one of the most notorious outlaws of late 1800s Texas, facing down such well-known law keepers as “Wild Bill” Hickok. Known to have killed more than 20 men, Harding was finally arrested in 1878 and sent to federal prison for 14 years.
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Washington Co receives grants for library, recycling programs

Washington Co receives grants for library, recycling programs | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Washington County’s recycling and library programs are receiving a boost from two grants awarded by the state.


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Local Libraries Receive Grant Money » Thunder Radio

Local Libraries Receive Grant Money » Thunder Radio | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Tennessee State Library and Archives recently awarded more than $300,000 in technology grants to 114 public libraries across the state. The grants, which are distributed annually, are funded by Tennessee state government and a federal agency, the Institute of Museum and Library Services. In order to qualify, recipients must have dollar-for-dollar matching funds from their local governments.
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Librarians are the greatest weapons against fake news

We are living in a world where emotion and personal belief reign supreme regardless of the facts available to us.
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New Maps Are Here, New Maps Are Here!

New Maps Are Here, New Maps Are Here! | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The TSLA deepens our understanding of Nashville history, yet again
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