"What do roley hole marbles, white oak baskets, shape-note singing, and banjoes have in common? All are examples of Tennessee folk culture or "folkways" available online in the Tennessee State Library and Archives’ newest digital collection..."
Please make plans to join The Center for Children's & Young Adult Literature (CCYAL) and Union Avenue Books as we celebrate "Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast" blogger Julie Danielson's first nonfiction book, Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature, co-written with Elizabeth (Betsy) Bird and the late Peter Sieruta.
There will be a small reception at Union Avenue Books from 5:00-6:00 p.m. (EDT), and a lecture in the Patrick Auditorium (Room 321) in the Communications Building on the University of Tennessee campus from 7:00-8:00 p.m. The reception and lecture are both free, and Julie will be signing books at the reception. Who: Julie Danielson When: November 11th, 5:30-6:30 p.m. (small reception and signing), and 7:00 p.m. (lecture), all times are EDS Where: Reception at Union Avenue Books, 517 Union Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37902; 865-951-2180 Where: Lecture at the University of Tennessee, Patrick Auditorium (Room 321, Communications Building, 1345 Circle Park, Knoxville, TN 37996); 865-974-7918 Julie Danielson is internationally known for her blog, "Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast," http://blaine.org/sevenimpossiblethings/, where she interviews authors and illustrators, showcases noteworthy children's book art, and blogs about children's books. She is also a professional reviewer forKirkus, and Bookpage. According to her official biography, she has been a judge for the Society of Illustrators' Original Art Award and the BolognaRagazzi Awards at the Bologna Children's Book Fair in Italy. She also currently teaches "Picturebooks Across the Curriculum" for her alma mater, the School of Information Sciences, College of Communications & Information at the University of Tennessee. Questions? Contact Dr. Cindy Welch at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 865-974-7918.
"This study was undertaken to evaluate library services available for Tennessee's senior citizens. The specific objectives were to discover the extent of available library services for Tennessee's senior citizens and to make recommendations for improving the services..."
FRANKLIN (press release)—The Tennessee State Library and Archives continues the successful Looking Back project during the 2014 Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event at the Williamson County Archives at 611 Main Street in Franklin, Tennessee.
"... In a modern, totally inaccurate, re-creation, Tennessee Governor Wylie Blount (1809-1815), who was a Clarksville resident (aka Sink Library Director James Moore), and President James Madison (aka Society of War of 1812 member Frank Jones) will be on hand to for the send-off..."
"... For those of you, like me, who are newer citizens of Tennessee, please come and visit the library to learn about your new home state. Get your free library card and search out your own fun facts!"
"... s part of the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, a team of professional archivists, curators and conservators from the Tennessee State Library and Archives will be on-hand to digitize privately-owned Civil War manuscripts, artifacts, and photographs from Tennessee citizens and visitors free of charge as part of the “Looking Back: The Civil War in Tennessee” project 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 13 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 14 at 611 Main Street in Franklin..."
"McIver's Grant Public Library Director Regina Patterson and Children's Director Vanessa Cain prepare for an upcoming community reception honoring Dr. Don Connell and his late wife, Carol Jean Serr Connell...