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100th death row exoneree speaks at UT Hodges Library

100th death row exoneree speaks at UT Hodges Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Before he was ever deemed “the Snaggletooth Killer,” Ray Krone always assumed the death penalty was reserved only for those who deserved it.
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A thing of past or place of future?

Libraries will soon be a thing of the past! Tell that to the 2,719 people who participated in the summer reading program offerings or the 1,635 users who came and used a public computer last month. It isn't unusual to see news stories about how the role of libraries is changing in this computer rich era. ...
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Tennessee's Aug. 7 election: Best races likely down ballot

Tennessee's Aug. 7 election: Best races likely down ballot | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The year's second — and often decisive — round of voting in Tennessee starts Friday.
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Several libraries serving as early voting sites.

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The Tennessee State Library and Archives Blog: State Library & Archives Puts Family Bible Records Online...

The Tennessee State Library and Archives Blog: State Library & Archives Puts Family Bible Records Online... | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Visitors to the website of the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) can now access family Bible records previously available only to on-site patrons. A new database on the TSLA website.."

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Roger Day | Goodlettsville | Nashville Public Library - Goodlettsville Branch | on Jul 19, 2014 12:00 AM

Roger Day | Goodlettsville | Nashville Public Library - Goodlettsville Branch | on Jul 19, 2014 12:00 AM | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Roger Day is happening at Nashville Public Library - Goodlettsville Branch ...on Jul 19, 2014...

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Morehead State University :: July :: CCL hosts eBUG conference

Morehead State University :: July :: CCL hosts eBUG conference | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Tennessee Technological University - New Library Instruction Course - Financial Literacy

Tennessee Technological University - New Library Instruction Course - Financial Literacy | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The librarians are offering a new course - financial literacy! Faculty only need to fill out the Instruction Request Formand select the content they wish the librarian..."

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Tennessee American Water Partners With Public Library For LiSTEM Summer Enrichment Workshops - 07/01/2014 - Chattanoogan.com

Tennessee American Water Partners With Public Library For LiSTEM Summer Enrichment Workshops - 07/01/2014 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Tennessee American Water partnered with the Chattanooga Public Library during the month of June to provide LiSTEM  summer enrichment workshops on water delivery systems to a group of middle-school students with the Goodwill Youth Advantage Summer Camp program...."

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Elk Valley Times - Dollar General supports library

Elk Valley Times - Dollar General supports library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded The Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library a $1,500 grant to support summer literacy..."

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A Slide Children Need to Avoid This Summer - 05/27/2014 - Chattanoogan.com

A Slide Children Need to Avoid This Summer - 05/27/2014 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... I am proud that, through the Tennessee State Library and Archives and the Tennessee Regional Library System, my office is able to promote summer reading in three different ways.."

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Very nice article by our Secretary of State.

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Putnam County Library Summer Reading Program

Putnam County Library Summer Reading Program | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Everyone is invited and encouraged to be a part of the Putnam County Library’s annual Summer Reading...
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Dyer County budget committee discusses placing county archives in library

Dyer County budget committee discusses placing county archives in library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Dyer County Clerk and Master Steve Walker updated members of the Dyer County Budget Committee on the progress of county archives preservation at a called meeting on Monday evening..."

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Events > World Cup Sticker Exchange > Clarksville, TN > The Leaf Chronicle

Events > World Cup Sticker Exchange > Clarksville, TN > The Leaf Chronicle | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Join the APSU Hispanic Cultural Center and Hispanic Alumni Chapter for a World Cup Sticker exchange..." at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

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New teen room dedicated at JMC Library

New teen room dedicated at JMC Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
JACKSON, Tenn.- There is a new spot at the Jackson-Madison County Library for teens.There was a dedication ceremony Thursday afternoon in the new teen room at the library's downtown Jackson location.
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Former Spring Hill resident returns with new book To be at Spring Hill Library July 24

Former Spring Hill resident returns with new book To be at Spring Hill Library July 24 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Mary Ann Weakley, a published author, returns to her Tennessee roots on July 24, to launch her recently published memoir, “Monastery to Matrimony, A Woman’s Journey.” -


See more at: http://columbiadailyherald.com/lifestyles/features/former-spring-hill-resident-returns-new-book-be-spring-hill-library-july-24#sthash.ZIt9qU11.dpuf

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Unique county archives book leads to award-winning article

Unique county archives book leads to award-winning article | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Jim Long, a volunteer at the Stewart County Archives, found a very unique book while inventorying the Archives' holdings in 2010..."

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Today @ Preston: This Week @ Preston Medical Library: H.A.B.I.T. Dog Visit on Wednesday, July 16

Today @ Preston: This Week @ Preston Medical Library: H.A.B.I.T. Dog Visit on Wednesday, July 16 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Marvel Movie Marathon to be at Blount County Public Library

Marvel Movie Marathon to be at Blount County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

MARYVILLE, TN  (July 11, 2014)    For the Marvel Movie Marathon at the Blount County Public Library, you’re invited to dress as your favorite character to enjoy a showing of three movies:  Captain America: The First Avenger, The Avengers and Iron Man 3. 

            The movies will be shown one after another on Saturday, July 19, from 2 to 9 p.m. with a brief intermission between each movies beginning at approximately 2 p.m., 4:15 p.m. and 6:45. 

            Whether your favorite hero is Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Black Widow or Thor  or one of the other characters, you’re invited to transform to a guardian of the galaxy for this day of Marvel Marathon.

            Popcorn and soft drinks will be available for sale.

            Free and open to the public, the program is sponsored by the Blount County Public Library, located at 508 N. Cusick Street, Maryville.

           For further information about library programs or services, call the library at 982-0981 or visit the Web site at www.blountlibrary.org . To sign up to receive a monthly calendar by email, go to the library’s Home Page, click on the “News and Events” tab, and then “Calendar of Events Signup” and type in your email address. Also check out Facebook at “Blount County Public Library” and Twitter at “Blount_Library”.

 

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Blount County does not discriminate based on race, color or national origin in federal or state sponsored programs, pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d).

 

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Tennessee Teachers Attend Summer Institute On War Of 1812 - 07/03/2014 - Chattanoogan.com

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Gaming systems stolen from Athens Public Library

Gaming systems stolen from Athens Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Officials from the Athens E.G.. Fisher Public Library and Athens Police are now looking for who may have stolen gaming systems from their community room Monday night.
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PARIS TN: Just what I was looking for

PARIS TN: Just what I was looking for | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Valerie Carter, manager of the Friends of the Library bookstore at Rhea Public Library, pulls a book from the shelves during the Friends book sale Friday..."

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AWE Announces Winners of the 2014 Video Contest for Public Libraries

AWE Announces Winners of the 2014 Video Contest for Public Libraries | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Chester, PA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 -- This year, the number of winning libraries is expanded to three. Libraries from Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas each win an Early Literacy Station™ computer from AWE.
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Congratulations to White House Inn Library and Museum in White House, Tennessee!

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New York Public Library to fashion new high-tech spaces

New York Public Library to fashion new high-tech spaces | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Libraries can be more than just quiet reading rooms and stacks of dusty books...."

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Tennessee State Library and Archives exhibit highlights 19th century black lawmakers

Tennessee State Library and Archives exhibit highlights 19th century black lawmakers | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A new exhibit at the Tennessee State Library and Archives highlights the challenges and achievements of 19th century African-American lawmakers.
Updated: 6/24/14 4:05 am
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Idea Lab - E. G. Fisher Public Library

Idea Lab - E. G. Fisher Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The E.G. Fisher Public Library, located in Athens, Tennessee, builds community, offering all people in McMinn County a full range of resources needed to live, learn, govern, and work.
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Donations Requested for Spring Hill Library | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN

Donations Requested for Spring Hill Library | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Friends of the Spring Hill Library are asking if you have books, audiobooks, or DVDs you no longer need, the Spring Hill Library loves donations! "

 

- See more at: http://springhillfresh.com/blog/2014/06/25/donations-requested-for-spring-hill-library/#sthash.AivlyTOz.dpuf

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