"The University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences (UT-SIS) has been awarded a one-year planning grant of $49,557 by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Associate Professor Bharat Mehra and Assistant Professor Wade Bishop will administer the grant project, “The role of rural public libraries in small business economic development in the Appalachian region: A case study of Tennessee” (PLSB-TN).” ..."
By GAIL SPRAGINS Director, Perry County Public Library System More than seventy-five Perry County residents turned out on Friday, September 12, to greet the Governor's Books from Birth Foundation (GBBF) tenth anniversary bus tour when it arrived at the Lobelville Library. read more...
"Zinio for Libraries, which launched in September 2012, is changing the way patrons consume digital magazine content. Libraries can choose to subscribe from a selection of hundreds of popular titles, both domestic and international, and offer unlimited simultaneous access to digital replicas of the magazines..."
Guest Author, Vince Vawter. It is time yet again for a fantastic evening of Dinner with an Author with Putnam County Library Friends. This year s feature novel Paperboy, is by East Tennessean Vince Vawter.."
In support of the Tennessee Promise initiative, Justin Potter Library will commit to the following actions: 1. Starting Sept 25 through Oct. 30, Justin Potter Library will provide computers and quiet space each Thursday from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. for our high school seniors to go online at www.TNPromise.gov to apply for the Tennessee Promise scholarship, for adults to sign up as mentors and or community members for find out more information about this initiative.
At this year’s DataFest, Thursday, September 25, at the Nashville Public Library, Tenn-Share is celebrating ten years of bringing library professionals and vendors together to talk, share, explore and learn. A special feature this year is “10 for Tenn,” concise, ten minute (or less) mini-sessions on a variety of topics. In addition, 17 vendors will be conducting 25 or 45 minute sessions about their products (the schedule is online). Please register by Thursday, September 18, 2014..."
"Amy Billone will read from her new poetry collection at UT’s Writers in the Library on Monday, September 29, at 7 p.m. in the Lindsay Young Auditorium of the John C. Hodges Library. The reading is free and open to the public..."
As part of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Franklin, the library will host An Evening with Storytellers, featuring Eric Jacobson and Bryan Lane. The presentation will highlight important aspects of the battle as well as the people involved,