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Tenn. library puzzled by book thief

Tenn. library puzzled by book thief | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Officials at a Middle Tennessee library are on the lookout for a serial book bandit.
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State park debutes interactive reading trail

State park debutes interactive reading trail | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The Reading Rangers Story Trail had its grand opening at Long Hunter State Park on Saturday as the public got its first look at the innovative

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ESTN Library Spotlight: Enslaved

ESTN Library Spotlight: Enslaved | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
This read portrays stories from survivors who came from darkness to open
our eyes to the treacherous practice of human slavery in our world today.
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The Runaway Puppet Theater performs at the Macon County Public Library System

The Runaway Puppet Theater performs at the Macon County Public Library System | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
On Thursday, June 23rd, Ed May presented An Outstanding Olympic Odyssey at the Macon County Public Library System. In the 50 minute show Runaway Puppet Theater used hand and shadow puppetry to tell the story of maybe how the Olympics were begun.Ed May began his love of puppetry at 5 years old, performing for family [...]
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E. Knox library to be dedicated for Vietnam war hero

E. Knox library to be dedicated for Vietnam war hero | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The building for Burlington branch of the Knoxville Public Library will be dedicated in honor of Specialist Fourth Class Donald “Donnie” Ancker Sherrod at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
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Mynders News

"...Adam Southern, director of Maury County Public Library spoke giving the history of and the services provided by the library which has served our county since 1902. A Mrs. Wooten set up a trust fund for the children’s library in honor of her son, Lt. Wooten. The library has occupied several locations and in 1965 a new building was built from funds left by Miss Lizzie Porter..."

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Public buildings in city have histories

Public buildings in city have histories | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
One that was originally built as the Tennessee School for the Deaf has lasted 168 years.
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Chattanooga Public Library's new system creates instantaneous collaborations

Chattanooga Public Library's new system creates instantaneous collaborations | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
While people all over town were creating all manner of music as part of International Make Music Day on June 21, a group of adults and kids gathered into one side of the fourth floor in the Chattanooga Public Library downtown to learn to play the harmonica from an instructor who was in Burlington, Vt.
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Go Knoxville’s fun things to do

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Bill Landry will speak at the Blount County Public Library while Knox County Library sells its used books and the East Tennessee History Center presents a program about women in the Smokies.
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Adult Summer Reading Challenge: Adult Coloring Party - 21/06/2016

Adult Summer Reading Challenge: Adult Coloring Party - 21/06/2016 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
21 June, 5:30 PM - King Family Library - Sevierville - United States - Join in with one of the hottest trends for adults today - coloring! Remember when you were a child and coloring book
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Dr. Seuss, tractor pull and more: 5 things to do this week in Murfreesboro

Dr. Seuss, tractor pull and more: 5 things to do this week in Murfreesboro | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
This will be a week for the arts in Rutherford and surrounding counties.
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Game Day!

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Game Day!, McIvers Grant Public Library, 410 W Court St, Dyersburg, United States. Wed Jul 13 2016 at 01:00 pm, Youth age 13-19 are invited to enjoy life size games in the Kids Zone Reading Room at McIvers Grant Public Library.Enjoy life-size versions of Pac-Man, Checkers, Jenga and more!
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Snuggle Bug Baby Lapsit - 29/07/2016

Snuggle Bug Baby Lapsit - 29/07/2016 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
29 July, 10:00 AM - Williamson County Public Library System - Franklin - United States - Join us for this special WEEKLY story time for parents, caregivers and their wee ones (0-18 months) . Let's learn t
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Elvis takes the stage at Stokely in 1977 three months before his death

Elvis takes the stage at Stokely in 1977 three months before his death | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Elvis Presley's last concert in Knoxville was in May 1977, just a few months before his death.
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Special Collections--James E. Walker Library | Middle Tennessee State University

Special Collections--James E. Walker Library | Middle Tennessee State University | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
This summer, Walker Library’s Special Collections is featuring works by Robert Sabuda. Over the last 25 years, he has firmly established himself as America’s--if not the world’s--foremost movable book artist and paper engineer. 
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R.B. Morris Named Knoxville's First Official Poet Laureate - The Knoxville Mercury

R.B. Morris Named Knoxville's First Official Poet Laureate - The Knoxville Mercury | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Even before Mayor Rogero made the announcement last week, many of us figured R.B. Morris was already Knoxville’s poet laureate. Morris has been an advocate of poetry in Knoxville fo
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California artist launches 652-mile Tennessee River trip from Volunteer Landing

California artist launches 652-mile Tennessee River trip from Volunteer Landing | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Docked at Volunteer Landing at Knoxville’s downtown waterfront this week is a 20-foot “shantyboat” that looks all the world like a backwoods cabin perched atop a barge.
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How Real Was Clifton?

How Real Was Clifton? | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
TSLA Clifton, 1871 I haven't been able to find anything more about Clifton, the small — something? village? port? pipe-dream? — that sat a
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Johnson City Public Library » Artful Aging

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"The Johnson City Public Library has been invited to compete for the grant “Seeding Artful Aging.” Part of the Creative Aging movement, Artful Aging is “the practice of engaging older adults (55+) in participatory, professionally run arts programs with a focus on social engagement and skills mastery. This movement is about providing opportunity for meaningful creative expression through visual, literary and performing arts workshops; it is not about making macaroni necklaces.” (See more information here.)

Please take our survey to indicate the arts you would be interested in, as well as most convenient times. Performance as well as visual arts are included (music, acting, dance, etc.)..."

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Disaster Planning for Public Libraries

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Disaster Planning for Public Libraries on Aug 25, 2016 in Franklin, TN(Nashville metro area) at Williamson County Public Library System - Main Library
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Read any good cereal boxes lately? - The Tomahawk - Mountain City, Tennessee

Read any good cereal boxes lately? - The Tomahawk - Mountain City, Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Did you know that the back of select varieties of Food City’s Food Club brand cereal boxes have been promotin
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Family Summer Reading Challenge: Miracle of Science - 17/06/2016

Family Summer Reading Challenge: Miracle of Science - 17/06/2016 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
17 June, 11:00 AM - Seymour Branch Library - Seymour - United States - Join us as we welcome the MIRACLE OF SCIENCE presentation from Florida to start our fun and exciting Summer Readin
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Beauty springs forth

Beauty springs forth | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Tennessee is just so pretty in the spring! While taking a few minutes to myself along the shore of the Duck River this past weekend, I spotted an enormous crane circling over the water and then swooping in to land and take a typical one-footed stance in the shallows on the fa
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Blount Commission appoints Lambert as caretaker to District 5-A seat

Blount Commission appoints Lambert as caretaker to District 5-A seat | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Just one last race, then Peggy Lambert is going home.
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Turn the Page Book Club - for adults

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Turn the Page Book Club - for adults, McIvers Grant Public Library, 410 W Court St, Dyersburg, United States. Thu Jul 21 2016 at 06:00 pm, Join Sarah Alley by the fireplace for good books, good friends and great conversation!
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