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Traveling exhibit at East Tennessee History Center looks at Lincoln, Constitution, War

Traveling exhibit at East Tennessee History Center looks at Lincoln, Constitution, War | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

A national exhibit detailing how Abraham Lincoln used the U.S. Constitution during the Civil War opens today at the East Tennessee History Center.

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There is "A Place For Everyone At The Table" at the Tennessee Library Association's 2015 Conference

There is "A Place For Everyone At The Table" at the Tennessee Library Association's 2015 Conference | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Reserve your place at our table and register for our 2015 conference, "A Place for Everyone at the Table". Early bird registration is available until Monday, March 30.  The hotel rate will also increase after March 30, so save yourself some money and register today!

 

Registration for the Tennessee Library Association 2015 annual conference at: http://www.tnla.org/?page=2015Conference

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Sumner charities vie for donations in Big Payback

Sumner charities vie for donations in Big Payback | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... The nonprofits have earmarked the funds for various projects. For example, donations made to the Friends of the Gallatin Public Library Foundation will go directly to help fund summer reading for the Gallatin community..."

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Tennessee's final Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event met with great success

Tennessee's final Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event met with great success | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Knoxville, Tenn. (PRWEB) May 01, 2015 -- The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development wraps up the 2015 Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event.
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Making the Most of the Online Kid’s Page: TEL4U

Making the Most of the Online Kid’s Page: TEL4U | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Kid’s Page has some very helpful homework tools, such as TEL4U..."

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Williamson library encourages innovation in Make-A-Thon

Williamson library encourages innovation in Make-A-Thon | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Williamson County library's Make-A-Thon celebrates local artisans.
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Nashville library helps mark 5th anniversary of 2010 floods

Nashville library helps mark 5th anniversary of 2010 floods | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Nashville Public Library is helping to mark the fifth anniversary of the historic May 2010 floods that affected much of Middle and West Tennessee.
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Bristol Public Library launching fundraising campaign for new teen center

Bristol Public Library launching fundraising campaign for new teen center | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A local public library will launch an aggressive fundraising campaign to expand its services with a goal of serving teens and young adults.The Bristol Public Library's “Carving Destinies” campaign ...
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Literacy Council of Middle Tennessee in need of help after fire

Literacy Council of Middle Tennessee in need of help after fire | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Literacy Council of Middle Tennessee was recently displaced following a fire at City Square in Hendersonville. The non-profit is now ask…
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Tennessee State Library digitizing Knoxville residents’ Civil War memorabilia

Tennessee State Library digitizing Knoxville residents’ Civil War memorabilia | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Representatives from the Tennessee State Library and Archives are in Knoxville to record and digitize Civil War memorabilia owned by local r…
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Obama Aims E-book, Library Initiative Toward Low-income Students - Tennessee Daily

Obama Aims E-book, Library Initiative Toward Low-income Students - Tennessee Daily | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Not TN library news per se but impacts libraries in TN.

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Workshop with tips on using State Library and Archives’ digital resources
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Workshop with tips on using State Library and Archives’ digital resources<br/> - Macon County Times | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The front door of the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) isn't located on its building in downtown Nashville - at least not for a...
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Williamson County library events: April 29–May 5

Williamson County library events: April 29–May 5 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Here are some of the top upcoming events and opportunities at libraries across Williamson County.
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Library & Archives News: The Tennessee State Library and Archives Blog: Free Presentation to Highlight Love and War in the 1860s

Library & Archives News: The Tennessee State Library and Archives Blog: Free Presentation to Highlight Love and War in the 1860s | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"   On May 6, the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) is hosting a free public presentation about that collection, which was donated to TSLA last year by siblings and King descendants Olivia King Inman and Judge Dennis H. Inman. The collection of letters chronicles the romance between Oliver King and Katherine Rutledge, which led to their marriage."

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Nashville library helps mark 5th anniversary of 2010 floods

Nashville library helps mark 5th anniversary of 2010 floods | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Nashville Public Library is helping to mark the fifth anniversary of the historic May 2010 floods that affected much of Middle and West Tennessee. The floods killed nearly two dozen people and caused billions in damages, more than $2 billion in Nashville alone.
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Nashville library helps mark 5th anniversary of 2010 floods

Nashville library helps mark 5th anniversary of 2010 floods | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Nashville Public Library is helping to mark the fifth anniversary of the historic May 2010 floods that affected much of Middle and West …
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Linebaugh Public Library System featured in May ‘Storytellers’ on CityTV

Linebaugh Public Library System featured in May ‘Storytellers’ on CityTV | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Murfreesboro native Henry T. Linebaugh donated $5000 toward the creation of a public library in his ...
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Library Book Sale Winds Down Saturday

Library Book Sale Winds Down Saturday | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Shoppers browse items at the annual book sale to benefit the Greeneville-Greene County Public Library Friday afternoon. On Saturday, doors open at 8 a.m. and close at 2 p.m. ... The sale is being held in a warehouse at 406 N. Irish St.

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Nashville Public Library collection helps mark 5th anniversary of historic May 2010 floods

Nashville Public Library collection helps mark 5th anniversary of historic May 2010 floods | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Nashville Public Library is helping to mark the fifth anniversary of the historic May 2010 floods that affected much of Middle and West Tennessee.
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The Erwin Record - Local News - Library Happenings - Book offers darker viewpoint than Grimm Brothers presented

The Erwin Record - Local News - Library Happenings - Book offers darker viewpoint than Grimm Brothers presented | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"We learn about new books to order in a variety of ways. Distributors send us catalogs every month, and we check The New York Times best seller lists and “Best Books of the Month” at Amazon.com. I see author interviews on the Today show, and Connie hears them on National Public Radio. You also let us know when a new book by one of your favorite authors is coming out. Thank you for keeping us informed! ..."

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The Erwin Record - Lost mural found, on display at museum

The Erwin Record - Lost mural found, on display at museum | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Now on display in the Clinchfield Railroad Museum is a large mural painted by Ken Ferguson, a student of famous painter John Alan Maxwell. The mural was once displayed in the county public library; however, when the library moved to its present location the mural was stored and lost to time. It was recently found behind a furnace in the library’s basement..."

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Bristol library, Northeast State alliance to aid career training | Myinforms

Bristol library, Northeast State alliance to aid career training | Myinforms | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Northeast State Community College and the Bristol Public Library have formed an alliance to aid workforce…
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Dogs visit UT libraries for final exam study breaks

Dogs visit UT libraries for final exam study breaks | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
It's final exam time at the University of Tennessee and the UT Libraries are offering several activities to help students de-stress. The most popular is an opportuntiy to pet volunteer dogs.
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Library board considers new storytelling branch | Herald & Tribune - Jonesborough, Tennessee

Library board considers new storytelling branch | Herald & Tribune - Jonesborough, Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Herald and Tribune Online Newspaper Jonesborough Tennessee
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Tennessee archives to hold workshop on digital resources

Tennessee archives to hold workshop on digital resources | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Tennessee State Library and Archives is announcing a free workshop about using digital resources that include maps, photos and other materials of historical significance.
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Williamson library encourages innovation in Make-A-Thon

Williamson library encourages innovation in Make-A-Thon | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Williamson County library's Make-A-Thon celebrates local artisans.
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