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Former Vols Coach Johnny Majors Appears at Local Library

Former Vols Coach Johnny Majors Appears at Local Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Former Vols head football coach Johnny Majors stopped in Chattanooga on Monday.
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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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CLINTON: Lego Club at Clinton Public Library | Macaroni Kid

CLINTON: Lego Club at Clinton Public Library | Macaroni Kid | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Weekly local newsletter of kid-friendly events and activities.
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Beginning Computer Class | Millington Public Library

Beginning Computer Class | Millington Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

schedule for March thru April

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Musician to lecture on African origins of bluegrass, country music

Musician to lecture on African origins of bluegrass, country music | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Dom Flemons, an independent artist focusing on Americana, bluegrass and country music is lecturing and performing at the Bijou Theatre on Thursday at 7 p.m.
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Pope, Pomphrey win Adult Spelling Bee

Pope, Pomphrey win Adult Spelling Bee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Mary Pope and Georgia Pomphrey of the French Broad Book Group team won the 20th annual Blount County Adult Spelling Bee.
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Garden of Hope now accepting applications

Garden of Hope now accepting applications | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Please join us at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, March 24th in the large meeting room at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library to learn more and/or sign up for a plot!
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Robert Booker: Minister organized black Alcoa schools

Robert Booker: Minister organized black Alcoa schools | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"In January I attended a program at the Blount County Library in Maryville where two individuals discussed their experiences in the first group of blacks to attend Alcoa and Maryville high schools..."

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James Patterson launches grant program for libraries

James Patterson launches grant program for libraries | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Having handed out more than $1 million to help independent bookstores, James Patterson is now sharing his wealth with some other vital, but often struggling institutions: School libraries.
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Lecture series, Celtic Sampler offered by Celtic Circle

Lecture series, Celtic Sampler offered by Celtic Circle | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Celtic Circle – Americans Celebrating our Celtic Heritage, is sponsoring two free events in March at the Art Circle Public Library, 3 East St., Crossville.
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Siskin Children’s Institute And The Chattanooga Public Library Partner To Open Parents’ Corner At Downtown Branch - Chattanoogan.com

Siskin Children’s Institute And The Chattanooga Public Library Partner To Open Parents’ Corner At Downtown Branch - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Siskin Children’s Institute, in partnership with the Chattanooga Public Library, will open a Parents’ Corner in the Children’s Department on the second floor of the downtown branch of the library..."

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Brentwood Library to screen Baha’i documentary

Brentwood Library to screen Baha’i documentary | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Brentwood Library shows journalist Maziar Bahari’s documentary “To Light A Candle” on the Iranian oppression of the Baha’i community.
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Tennessee K-12 education forum slated for Monday

Tennessee K-12 education forum slated for Monday | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The “Standards and Testing: What’s Missing from the Current Debate” neighborhood K-12 education forum will be led by a panel of education reserachers from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human improvement at noon Monday at the downtown...
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Discover Nashville’s history at Tennessee State Library and Archives workshop

Discover Nashville’s history at Tennessee State Library and Archives workshop | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Join David Ewing for a look at Nashville’s unique history through the Tennessee State Library and Archives’ historical materials and from his own historical research.
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Offering a place of warmth, safety for homeless

Offering a place of warmth, safety for homeless | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
While there are attempts to criminalize homelessness elsewhere in the country, Melissa Harris-Perry's 'Footsoldier' is Liz Coleman, a librarian in Nashville who helps welcome poor and homeless patrons.
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New books at Knox County Public Libraries

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New books have been added to the Knox County Public Library System.
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Kid's Art Classes at Brentwood Library - Nashville Parent Magazine

Kid's Art Classes at Brentwood Library - Nashville Parent Magazine | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Kids can enjoy making art with local art instructor Trish Walker.
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Share the love of reading during National Reading Month in March

Share the love of reading during National Reading Month in March | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Do you ever have the opportunity to read to children? March is National Reading Month and the Art Circle Public Library hopes you will celebrate— even if your child can’t read yet!  This literacy event is designed to raise awareness among our families about the importance of reading aloud to children each and every day. Our goal is to help youngsters develop the literacy foundation they need in order to become lifelong learners. 
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Blackberry Farm filling 35 positions at Blount County hiring event

Blackberry Farm filling 35 positions at Blount County hiring event | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Blackberry Farm is holding three open hiring sessions this year, one of which will be Wednesday at the Blount County Public Library.
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Updated: Chattanooga joins White House effort to fill tech jobs

Updated: Chattanooga joins White House effort to fill tech jobs | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... The local effort includes UTC, Chattanooga State Community College, TN Code Academy and The Public Library as partners..."

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PARIS TN: NEWS NUGGETS - annual photo showcase rescheduled at Rhea Public Library

PARIS TN: NEWS NUGGETS - annual photo showcase rescheduled at Rhea Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Because of continued dangerous road conditions during the weekend it was originally planned, the annual photo showcase has been rescheduled..."

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[CODE4LIB] Code4LibSoutheast Datathon 5/1 Knoxville, Tennessee

[CODE4LIB] Code4LibSoutheast Datathon 5/1 Knoxville, Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"May 1, 1-5 PM

Room 128, Hodges Library, University of Tennessee Knoxville <http://www.lib.utk.edu/about/about/hodges/>; Registration page: http://goo.gl/forms/x9u11MCmJ1..."
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After-school program teaches stock market

After-school program teaches stock market | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...  “It’s a hard to get them to think beyond saving for a car or paying a cell phone bill, but its important for them to start thinking early about the concept of compounded interest,” Edlin said before the start of the class inside the community center’s Myrtle Glanton Lord Library..."

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Grundy County Herald - Tennessee at War presentation by Tom Kanon

Grundy County Herald - Tennessee at War presentation by Tom Kanon | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Dr. Tom Kanon, archivist at Tennessee State Library and Archives, will give a presentation on “Tennesseans at War 1812-1815” on March 14, at 2 p.m. at the Heritage Center, 465 Railroad Avenue, Tracy City..."

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Storytellers spin tales Saturday at Hendersonville library

Storytellers spin tales Saturday at Hendersonville library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Celebrate World Storytelling Day with Volunteer State Tellers 1-3:15 p.m. Saturday at the Hendersonville Public Library’s community room.
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Acclaimed historians, authors to speak at Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event

Acclaimed historians, authors to speak at Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The 2015 Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Event will welcome acclaimed historians and authors to present “Reconstruction Tennessee” to audiences in Knoxville.
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