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Tennessee Library Legislative Day cancelled due to weather

Tennessee Library Legislative Day  cancelled due to weather | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

ATTN: Due to the winter storm advisory which has been posted by the National Weather Service for Nashville and the surrounding area for Wednesday/Thursday, the Tennessee Library Legislative Day activities scheduled for Thursday, March 5, 2015 have been CANCELLED. 

 

We thank you for your support of advocacy for libraries and Tennessee. We are considering the possibility of a more limited event in April before the current legislative session ends and information on this will be forthcoming.

 

TLA Legislative Committee

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Preserving Webb's history

Preserving Webb's history | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Tennessee government is helping The Webb School preserve relics of its rich history. Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett visited the school on Friday to present a $2,000 grant to the school's Library and Archives Department..."

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Tennessee Author Gilmore To Speak At Dalton State's Book Festival - Chattanoogan.com

Tennessee Author Gilmore To Speak At Dalton State's Book Festival - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Book lovers are invited to hear Tennessee author Susan Gregg Gilmore speak on her latest novel, “The Funeral Dress,” March 18, at Dalton State’s sixth annual Book Festival..."

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Local students celebrate Read Across America Day

Local students celebrate Read Across America Day | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Classrooms all across West Tennessee celebrate Dr. Seuss. Lisa Caldwell the Media Library Specialist said, "the children love the celebration and they also love reading. In the days of technology I'm still thrilled to see that children love books and love reading.
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Library hosts Dr. Seuss Day celebration

Library hosts Dr. Seuss Day celebration | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
DOWNTOWN JACKSON, Tenn. -- It wasn't just schools across West Tennessee that celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday, Monday. The Jackson-Madison County Library hosted festivities for all ages."A lot of his books have been based on actual historical events and things or opinions so adults find them interesting as well as children," said Dina Harris, Director of the JMC Library.
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Jefferson City Public Library Events For March, 2015

Jefferson City Public Library Events For March, 2015 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Computer classes, meetings, legos and more...

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Read-a-thon scheduled for McIver's Grant this Monday

Read-a-thon scheduled for McIver's Grant this Monday | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Area children are invited to celebrate Seuss when McIver's Grant Public Library hosts a read-a-thon from 5:30-7 p.m. on Monday, March 2. Held in conjunction with Read Across America, the read-a-thon is held each year near the birthday of beloved children's book author Dr. Seuss. This year's event will take place from 5:30-7 p.m., on Geisel's birthday, Monday, March 2...
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Songster Dom Flemons to Perform at UT Co-sponsored Lecture March 12 | Tennessee Today

Songster Dom Flemons to Perform at UT Co-sponsored Lecture March 12 | Tennessee Today | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

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The event, a joint effort of the Library Society of the University of Tennessee and the Friends of the Knox County Public Library, is free and open to the public. Due to high demand, registration is required online.

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New Triple-A baseball stadium will honor Negro leagues

New Triple-A baseball stadium will honor Negro leagues | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The new stadium for the Nashville Sounds, the Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland A's, will pay tribute to the Negro leagues.
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WSCC News Article - East Tennessee Literacy Conference Is March 10

WSCC News Article - East Tennessee Literacy Conference Is March 10 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Walters State Community College will host the sixth annual East Tennessee Literacy Conference March 10 at the Morristown campus..."

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Celebrate Women at Women’s History Month Events | Tennessee Today

Celebrate Women at Women’s History Month Events | Tennessee Today | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Many events hosted in the Hodges Library.

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Piggy Bank Pageant Teaches Kids the Importance of Saving

Piggy Bank Pageant Teaches Kids the Importance of Saving | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Tennessee State Bank is partnering with the King Family Public Library, and UT Extension to sponsor ...
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Edelman to visit Nashville, advocate for Freedom Schools

Edelman to visit Nashville, advocate for Freedom Schools | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... Edelman will make appearances Monday at Buena Vista Enhanced Elementary School at 10 a.m. for a book reading and the Nashville Public Library’s Civil Rights Room at 4:30 p.m. for a celebration and tribute to the city’s role in the Civil Rights movement..".

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Acclaimed Historians and Authors at Tennessee Civil War Event - Chattanoogan.com

Acclaimed Historians and Authors at Tennessee Civil War Event - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...Bobby L. Lovett is professor emeritus, an award-winning author, speaker, historian and retired professor of Afro-American history. His book, “The Civil Rights Movement in Tennessee: A Narrative History” won the Tennessee History Book Award from the Tennessee Library Association and Tennessee Historical Commission..."

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City National Bank Awards Record Number of Teacher Literacy Grants to Educators in Four States Totaling Over $115,000

City National Bank Awards Record Number of Teacher Literacy Grants to Educators in Four States Totaling Over $115,000 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"City National Bank today announced that it has awarded 125 Reading is The way up® literacy grants totaling more than $115,000 to support literacy-based projects at elementary, middle and high schools in California, Nevada, New York and Georgia..."


- See more at: http://globenewswire.com/news-release/2015/03/02/711496/10122712/en/City-National-Bank-Awards-Record-Number-of-Teacher-Literacy-Grants-to-Educators-in-Four-States-Totaling-Over-115-000.html#sthash.5H26n8xy.dpuf

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A War Series at Florence-Lauderdale Public Library

A War Series at Florence-Lauderdale Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
FLORENCE - The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library is hosting a series on the War of 1812 beginning this weekend.  The events in the series are detailed here.  There will also be an exhibit on display during the series.  The contact number for any of these events is 256-764-6564, ext. 27.
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Arizona, California libraries win 2015 Bookapalooza Program

Arizona, California libraries win 2015 Bookapalooza Program | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

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Members of the 2015 ALSC Grant Administration Committee include:  Susan Poulter, chair, Nashville (Tennessee) Public Library.."

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World Storytelling Day | Tennessee Storytelling Association is now Volunteer State Tellers | Hendersonville Public Library | FREE EVENTS | NowPlayingNashville.com

World Storytelling Day | Tennessee Storytelling Association is now Volunteer State Tellers | Hendersonville Public Library | FREE EVENTS | NowPlayingNashville.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Adults and Children 10 years and older accompanied by an adult

 
Saturday, March 14, 2015       1 3:30 p.m.




Hear Delightful Tennessee storytellers from across the state...Nashville, Cookeville,
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More public libraries, their relevance at stake, see helping homeless people as a core mission

More public libraries, their relevance at stake, see helping homeless people as a core mission | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Jeffery Bailey spends nearly every day at his public library.
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Celtic Circle clan plans meetings in March

Celtic Circle clan plans meetings in March | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... On Wednesday, March 25, we will celebrate our second annual Celtic Sampler ‘Ceilidh’, starting at noon in the Cumberland Room of the Art Circle Public Library at 3 East St., Crossville..."

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Homeless people need libraries, and libraries need them, too

Homeless people need libraries, and libraries need them, too | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Jeffery Bailey spends nearly every day at his public library.
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Long-time Bristol Public Library director Jud Barry resigns

Long-time Bristol Public Library director Jud Barry resigns | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The long-time director of the Bristol Public Library has resigned.Jud Barry announced his resignation at a called meeting of The Library Board Thursday night.The reason for his resignation wasn't i...
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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library looking for Input through Online Community Survey

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library looking for Input through Online Community Survey | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Clarksville, TN - The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library is currently developing a new strategic plan. A community input retreat is scheduled for March with a select group of participants...
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