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Murfreesboro, TN Free Little Library

Murfreesboro, TN Free Little Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A Little Free Library to share some great stories with all who enjoy adventure & wonder! A Take a Book, Leave a Book community library.
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2017 Gale/LJ Library of the Year: Nashville Public Library, TN

2017 Gale/LJ Library of the Year: Nashville Public Library, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
In the scope of its programs, services, and collections; the incredible reach of its efforts in cooperation with other public agencies, departments, and local businesses; and its work to identify and fulfill needs of both the mainstream and marginalized people of Nashville and Davidson County, the Nashville Public Library (NPL), the Gale/LJ 2017 Library of the Year, is a model for the nation and the world.
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Library And Archives Hosts Free Workshop On Historic Photo Collection

Library And Archives Hosts Free Workshop On Historic Photo Collection | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Photographs are a critical part of learning and understanding history. On July 22, the Tennessee State Library and Archives will host a free workshop entitled “From Farm Boy to Tomahawk Warrior: David Franklin Brock Korean War Photograph Collection."
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Nashville Public Library system ditches overdue fines

Nashville Public Library system ditches overdue fines | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Nashville's library system is ditching fines for overdue books, movies and music and forgiving the ones patrons currently owe."

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Knight Foundation awards $1 million to projects aimed at fighting misinformation

Knight Foundation awards $1 million to projects aimed at fighting misinformation | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Crosscheck by Vanderbilt University in collaboration with First Draft (Project lead: Lisa Fazio and Claire Wardle | Nashville, Tennessee | @lkfazio, @cward1e, @firstdraftnews, @crosscheck): Using design features to make correct news more memorable, so that people can recall it more easily when faced with false information, using a platform initially developed in France to address misinformation around the country’s election."


and ALA was awarded a grant also for public libraries.

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Mosheim Board Passes New Town Budget

Mosheim Board Passes New Town Budget | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
In other matters, Mosheim Public Library director Cindy Fink was on hand at the meeting to discuss a new state law that will go into effect July 1 concerning public library boards.
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The Last Sunday of the Month Book Club - 25 June 2017

The Last Sunday of the Month Book Club - 25 June 2017 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
25 June, 3:00 PM - Coffee County Lannom Memorial Public Library - Tullahoma - United States - The Last Sunday of the Month Book Club at 3:00 June 25th at Coffee County Lannom Memoria
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Brentwood Library to hold a free total solar eclipse presentation Wednesday

Brentwood Library to hold a free total solar eclipse presentation Wednesday | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Brentwood Library is hosting a session all about the solar eclipse in August. Free glasses are also available.
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Greeneville BMA Addresses County Budget Propositions

Greeneville BMA Addresses County Budget Propositions | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Smith said the city taxpayer is paying twice for funding several organizations including the library for a total of $93,000, the airport for $80,000, Emergency Management Agency for $40,000, 911 for $40,000 and the health department for $58,000. He recommended the board fund the agencies “in protest,” which would give the town a year to decide whether to continue to fund them.
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Vanderbilt astronomer to discuss upcoming solar eclipse next Wednesday - Franklin Home Page

Vanderbilt astronomer to discuss upcoming solar eclipse next Wednesday - Franklin Home Page | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The first total eclipse visible from the mainland United States since 1979 will occur on August 21.
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TDOT talks traffic along I-65, seeks feedback from public - Spring Hill Home Page

TDOT talks traffic along I-65, seeks feedback from public - Spring Hill Home Page | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A meeting was held at the Brentwood Library to inform and solicit advice from the public about traffic problems along I-65.
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Mr. Bond the Science Guy visits Macon County Public Library System

Mr. Bond the Science Guy visits Macon County Public Library System | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Summer is always an exciting time for students. There isn’t any school, no homework, and
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No Need to Just Picture Her Caring

No Need to Just Picture Her Caring | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"She has a heart for community service which includes promoting literacy. She has supported the Fairview Public Library from its early inception in the 1960s when it began as small shelves of books at the Fairview laundromat on Highway 100."

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Rain pelts East Tennessee as residents wait out another wet weekend

Rain pelts East Tennessee as residents wait out another wet weekend | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Near the Oliver Springs Public  Library Damage from the last round of severe weather is still on display.
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Nashville Library System to Get Rid of Overdue Fines

Nashville Library System to Get Rid of Overdue Fines | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville's library system is ditching fines for overdue books, movies and music and forgiving the ones patrons currently owe.
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Teen Program: Book CLub - 17 July 2017

Teen Program: Book CLub - 17 July 2017 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
17 July, 5:00 PM - Tipton County Public Library - Covington - United States - Ages 12-17 Title: By you
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Clarksville-Montgomery County Recertification Refresher Class at Agero - Clarksville, TN Online

Clarksville-Montgomery County Recertification Refresher Class at Agero - Clarksville, TN Online | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Montgomery County, TN – On Tuesday, June 20th, Agero hosted the Clarksville-Montgomery County’s Green Certification Program’s refresher class. Thirty-one a
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Obit - Elizabeth Tipton Golden

Obit - Elizabeth Tipton Golden | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
After retirement, she began working at the Cleveland Public Library, where she assisted people with their genealogy research in the historic branch and later in the reference department in the main branch. She worked until the age of 83.
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Adult Tabletop Game Night at the Library

Adult Tabletop Game Night at the Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Adult Tabletop Game Night at the Library on Aug 22, 2017 in Clarksville, TN at Clarksville-Montgomery County Library. Come to the library to play tabl
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Exercise Class for Kids & thier Parents at Bartlett Library

Exercise Class for Kids & thier Parents at Bartlett Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Bartlett Recreation Center invites kids ages 6-11 and their families to join for this interactive program.
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County OKs tax levy, rezoning of property for store

County OKs tax levy, rezoning of property for store | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Moving on to the CLB meeting, Dyer County Mayor Chris Young announced the appointment of new board members to serve on the McIver’s Grant Library Board including John Tucker and Penny Garner, who will be replacing retired board members Emily Coleman and Joe Emery.
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Coming soon to the Morton Museum: Anyone can be a historian

Coming soon to the Morton Museum: Anyone can be a historian | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Morton Museum program in Collierville will teach history lovers how to be citizen historians.
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