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Young adult banner unveiled at Maury County Public Library

Young adult banner unveiled at Maury County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Maury County Public Library has unveiled the new Young Adult Section banner. This banner was designed as part of a teen art contest held by the library. The design chosen for the new banner was...
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Event Reminder | Discuss Iran: What Next? | Aug 4 | Green Hills Public Library | Tennessee World Affairs Council

Event Reminder | Discuss Iran: What Next? | Aug 4 | Green Hills Public Library | Tennessee World Affairs Council | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Event Reminder | Discuss Iran: What Next? | Aug 4 | Green Hills Public Library
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Friends of the E.G. Fisher Public Library book sale

Friends of the E.G. Fisher Public Library book sale | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Photo by Dewey Morgan Numerous people of all ages searched through and read books during the Friends of the E.G. Fisher Public Library annual used book sale Thursday through Sunday.
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Library Happenings: July 27 - August 1, 2015

Library Happenings: July 27 - August 1, 2015 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Children's Department: Story Time for preschoolers, kindergarten readiness. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday @ 10:00 am! Murder In Cold Blood: Murder Mystery Event It's finally here! Our murder mystery...
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Faith briefs

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Holocaust Bookshelf to be dedicated

Temple Beth El and its Library Committee will dedicate the "Holocaust Memorial Library Bookshelf," following the service to welcome the Sabbath, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, 3037 Kingston Pike.
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Club News

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"GFWC CHILHOWEE CLUB: Supports the Blount County community by donating to worthy causes. Checks were presented recently to the Clayton Center for the Performing Arts, the Blount County Food Pantry, the Blount County Public Library and to the Maryville Kiwanis Club and Imagination Library..."

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Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew @ Blount County Library - Jul 27, 2015 - Blount County Chamber

Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew @ Blount County Library - Jul 27, 2015 - Blount County Chamber | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
“ The Taming of the Shrew,” one of William Shakespeare’s comedy plays will be performed live by the Tennessee Stage Company in the Reading
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Classes are plentiful in the area in which you may be interested in joining

Classes are plentiful in the area in which you may be interested in joining | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Literacy classes at Washington County Public Library in Abingdon

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Nashville Library Breaks Record With Demand For Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set A Watchman’

Nashville Library Breaks Record With Demand For Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set A Watchman’ | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Harper Lee’s “Go Set A Watchman” has arrived in record-setting numbers at the Nashville Public Library. To meet the demand, Noel Rutherford uses a
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Former President Jimmy Carter to visit Nashville

Former President Jimmy Carter to visit Nashville | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
President Carter will sign copies of his new book, "A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety."
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Garden Tea Party a huge success in Memphis - Life - Voice News

Garden Tea Party a huge success in Memphis - Life - Voice News | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"It can sometimes be difficult to get a decent crowd for a Thursday night event at the library, so when the Memphis Public Library welcomed 78 women to a recent Garden Tea Party, it was definitely impressive..."

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Maury County Library Happenings: June 29 -July 2nd

Maury County Library Happenings: June 29 -July 2nd | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Library will be closed in observance of Independence Day July 3rd & 4th 2015. Have a safe & wonderful holiday, and remember the virtual library is always open on reads.lib.overdrive.com...
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FIT 3D Printing and Design Workshop

FIT 3D Printing and Design Workshop | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology in partnership with the University of Memphis Libraries is offering a day long workshop on 3D printing for the Memphis community..."

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Tenn-Share Call for Proposals

Tenn-Share Call for Proposals | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Tenn-Share's ShareFest Planning Committee invites proposals for the October 23, 2015, conference to be held at the Nashville Public Library's Conference Center. 


Are you taking digital resource sharing to the next level? Tenn-Share welcomes submissions from staff at all professional levels, from all library types and library fields, as well as library school students and faculty. Proposals about the digital aspect of libraries are especially encouraged. Ideas include, but are not limited to, topics such as e-resources, mobilization strategies, digital marketing, virtual reference, social media, the library as a digital environment, and effective use of technology in the library. However, any proposal discussing innovative and useful ideas concerning libraries will be considered.

 

There will be two presentation formats available: Full Presentations and 10-for-Tenn presentations, which are 10-minutes-or-less presentations, ideal for introducing a new strategy, concept or resource.

 

To learn more about presenting at ShareFest, visit Tenn-Share's website, or email Jenifer Grady, Tenn-Share's executive director, or Leah Allison, planning committee co-chair.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library now offers Fold3 Military Genealogy Database access

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library now offers Fold3 Military Genealogy Database access | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Genealogy enthusiasts now have access to a military genealogy database—Fold3—at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library (CMCPL)..."

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Free lecture: The evolution of Tennessee’s borders in maps

Free lecture: The evolution of Tennessee’s borders in maps | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
It’s easy today to think of Tennessee’s borders as set in stone, but that hasn’t always been the case.
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Bedford County Bookmobile destroyed in fire

Bedford County Bookmobile destroyed in fire | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Fire destroyed the Argie Cooper Public Library Bookmobile, and officials are now scrambling to replace it.
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SCPLS King Family Library to close for construction

SCPLS King Family Library to close for construction | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Sevier County Public Library System King Family Library located at 408 High Street in Sevierville will be closed on Wednesday, July 29 due to construction and safety concerns during the renovation project on the third floor..."

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Enjoy Shakespeare comedy at Blount County Public Library

Enjoy Shakespeare comedy at Blount County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Tennessee Stage Company will present William Shakespeare’s comedy, "The Taming of the Shrew," Monday at the Blount County Public Library.
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Clinton Public Library | Read to a DogUpcoming Events

Clinton Public Library | Read to a DogUpcoming Events | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... Children can practice their reading skills by reading to her—she won’t judge..."

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TSLA's Next Workshop: Using Low Tech Photos for High Quality Research | Tennessee Secretary of State

TSLA's Next Workshop: Using Low Tech Photos for High Quality Research | Tennessee Secretary of State | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Smart phones and selfie sticks were more than 100 years away from being invented, but photography was nevertheless an important part of people's lives during the 19th Century. And those ancient photos can provide important clues even today to people who are trying to learn more about their ancestors.

 

In the latest in the Tennessee State Library and Archives' (TSLA) free workshop series, Nashville native Lynda Massey will coach participants in how to use those photos to assist in genealogical research.

 

Photos from the Victorian era can help identify long-lost ancestors through images of period clothing, hair styles, facial hair, and even through details left behind by the photographers themselves. In this workshop, Massey will explain how one can identify images by their case makers, the names of photographers and photo studio addresses. Using city directories (available at TSLA and online) to establish when photographers worked at particular addresses, researchers can even pinpoint the dates when photos were made.

 

Massey has been interested in photography her whole life and began collecting about 20 years ago. She repairs and cleans daguerreotypes, ambrotypes and images of all types.   She is also an avid collector and authority on antique jewelry.  

 

The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will be held in TSLA's auditorium from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. Aug. 1.

 

Those wishing to attend must register online because seating in the auditorium is limited. Parking is available in the front, on the side, and in back of TSLA's building, which is located at 403 Seventh Avenue North, directly west of the State Capitol building in downtown Nashville. To register, visit: http://tslaphotoworkshop.eventbrite.com For more information on the event, call: (615) 741-2764 or e-mail: workshop.tsla@tn.gov

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MATA to gather Midtown residents' comments

MATA to gather Midtown residents' comments | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Memphis Area Transit Authority has scheduled a public meeting Thursday to hear Midtown and other city residents comment on routes and modes for the Midtown Area Connector.
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TSLA's Next Workshop: Using Low Tech Photos for High Quality Research

TSLA's Next Workshop: Using Low Tech Photos for High Quality Research | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Smart phones and selfie sticks were more than 100 years away from being invented, but photography was nevertheless an important part of people's lives during the 19th Century.
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TCAP scores show progress, officials say

TCAP scores show progress, officials say | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... While high school students and seventh and eighth graders made gains in literacy, the state average in literacy declined in grades 3-6..."

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Businesses Recertify for Clarkville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program

Businesses Recertify for Clarkville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Montgomery County, TN – Representatives from organizations that were certified in 2013 opted to attend a CMC Green Certification Refresher Class where they were brought up-to-date on the latest env...
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News - Carson-Newman University to host Association of Christian Librarians Conference

News - Carson-Newman University to host Association of Christian Librarians Conference | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Carson-Newman University will host the 59th Annual Association of Christian Librarians (ACL) Conference June 8-11..."

 
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