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Davidson County weekend events: Kick tires at auto show

Davidson County weekend events: Kick tires at auto show | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Family history resources
The Tennessee State Library and Archives is encouraging families coming together for the holiday to find out more about themselves.

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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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Teens in library build virtual worlds during Teen Tech Week

Teens in library build virtual worlds during Teen Tech Week | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
This week, a handful of teenagers have gathered in an upstairs room of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library for a couple of hours each day and planted themselves behind computers.
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Frist Center Showcases Community Organizations in EXQUISITE NASHVILLE Exhibition, Now thru 7/5

Frist Center Showcases Community Organizations in EXQUISITE NASHVILLE Exhibition, Now thru 7/5 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... The Exquisite Nashville project brought together participants of all ages from the Center for Refugees and Immigrants of Tennessee, Conexión Américas, the Edmondson Pike Branch of the Nashville Public Library, and Room in the Inn..."

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Homeless people need libraries, which need them, too

Homeless people need libraries, which need them, too | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Jeffery Bailey spends nearly every day at his public library.
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Columbia council votes in favor of new liquor ordinance

Columbia council votes in favor of new liquor ordinance | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...Adam Southern, director of the Maury County Library, was also elected to the Columbia Historic Zoning Commission for a five-year term..."

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Westside Garden Club Installs Officers

Westside Garden Club Installs Officers | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... Archbold informed the group that the Greeneville-Greene County Public Library would be hosting the Tennessee Advisory Committee on Libraries Oct. 29-30.
Since members of the Westside Garden Club created the flower beds in the front of the library and maintains them, it was decided that the club will makde a special effort to have them looking their best on those dates..."

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Acclaimed historians and authors at 2015 Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event

Acclaimed historians and authors at 2015 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, Tennessee. The Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area is the co-sponsor of the speaker events.
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The Art Circle responds to 'Uncle Dick'

The Art Circle responds to 'Uncle Dick' | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
It took almost a month, but the women of the Art Circle finally answered “Uncle Dick” in the September 19, 1906, Chronicle, with an article which also was featured on the front page, as follows, “Art Circle Ladies Give a Brief History of the Society and Agree with 'Uncle Dick.'"
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Nakia Joye Woodward | Movers & Shakers 2015 — Advocates

Nakia Joye Woodward | Movers & Shakers 2015 — Advocates | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Nakia Joye Woodward, the senior clinical reference librarian at East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine Library, is a grant-getting wonder. Most of those grants are devoted to a singular mission: bringing health services to the rural Appalachians.
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Upland Chronicles: Fred Rawlings launched Sevier County Public Library

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ACPL to host local authors

ACPL to host local authors | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Head’s up to local authors! You’ll be happy to learn that the library will be hosting a monthly “Author Day” beginning April 28 in the Carol Darling Meeting Room. So, on the fourth Tuesday of every month thereafter, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., we invite local authors to come share their newly published books at an informal reception in this lovely central atrium of our facility. Patrons may ask questions and authors are encouraged to sign and sell their books. Come mingle and enjoy meeting your neig
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Volunteers Gearing Up For Library Book Sale

Volunteers Gearing Up For Library Book Sale | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A cadre of dedicated volunteers descended upon the warehouse at 406 N. Irish St. On March 16 to begin sorting donated books and other materials in preparation for the annual library book sale scheduled for April 30 and May 1-2, a news release says. The three-day sale is open to the public.
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Smithsonian Exhibit Opens in Johnson City | Humanities Tennessee

Smithsonian Exhibit Opens in Johnson City | Humanities Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"he Way We Worked exhibition uses large-scale images, audio/video recordings, and artifacts to explore the history and meaning of work in American society across regions and over time..."

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Author Ruta Sepetys learns forgotten trunk holds family history

Author Ruta Sepetys learns forgotten trunk holds family history | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Author Ruta Sepetys traveled to Lithuania to uncover the stories of Soviet deportation survivors about the most terrifying part of their history. The resulting novel, "Between Shades of Gray," is an international bestseller and this year's Nashville Reads selection.
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Creative Discovery Museum Launches Campaign For Local Kindergarten Readiness - Chattanoogan.com

Creative Discovery Museum Launches Campaign For Local Kindergarten Readiness - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... Creative Discovery Museum is leading this effort in collaboration with many partners in the Chattanooga area including: the Hamilton County Department of Education, Head Start, Tennessee Child Care Resource and Referral Network, UTC, United Way, Chattanooga Public Library, Chattanooga Area Association for the Education of Young Children, Chattanooga State, First Things First, Imagination Library and Read 20..."

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The Civil War and its legacy preserved at 2015 Sesquicentennial event

The Civil War and its legacy preserved at 2015 Sesquicentennial event | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The multi-year initiative to preserve and commemorate Tennessee’s Civil War history will culminate during the 2015 Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event “Reconstruction Tennessee” April 30-May 1 in Knoxville. The event is free and will feature keynote addresses, symposiums, educational seminars, tours of historic sites, and more. Knoxville’s Blue & Gray Reunion and Freedom Jubilee will take place April 30-May 3.
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Library looks to expand services, possibly north Clarksville branch

Library looks to expand services, possibly north Clarksville branch | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Study underway to determine future direction of Clarksville-Montgomery County Library
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Library calls for historical items for Memphis in May 40th anniversary project

Library calls for historical items for Memphis in May 40th anniversary project | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Memphis Public Library is asking the public to submit items and memorabilia to be used in a history project marking next year’s 40th anniversary of the Memphis in May International Festival.
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Roderick dioramas displayed at Gallatin library

Roderick dioramas displayed at Gallatin library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Portland diorama artist Andy Roderick will have several of his pieces on display through at least the end of June at Gallatin Public Library.
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MTSU’s Center for Popular Music Launches American Music Manuscripts Website

MTSU’s Center for Popular Music Launches American Music Manuscripts Website | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Middle Tennessee State University’s Center for Popular Music has completed a groundbreaking digitization project to launch its new American Vernacular Music Manuscripts website. Hundreds of American music manuscripts from the 1730s to 1910 are available online for the first time at
http://popmusic.mtsu.edu/ManuscriptMusic.
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Courtney Young: School libraries deserve full funding

Courtney Young: School libraries deserve full funding | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Our students are fortunate to attend schools that value the presence of certified librarians.
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Creating a dream

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Nashville artist Alan LeQuire visited the Maury County Public Library on Friday to introduce his “Dream Forest” exhibit, which will be on display through Dec. 20.
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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

"...t the same time, libraries are more important than ever to people who can't otherwise get connected: Nearly two-thirds provide the only free computer and Internet access in their communities, according to the American Library Association..."

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PARIS TN: Library, Quota club host professional women’s tea

PARIS TN: Library, Quota club  host professional women’s tea | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... In the right parlor, Donna Winders, president of the Friends of the Rhea Public Library, and Freda Reddick and Kathy Collins, library staff, talked to guests about membership in the Friends organization and the current programs sponsored by the library..."

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It’s a downtown icon - The Cleveland Daily Banner

It’s a downtown icon - The Cleveland Daily Banner | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Cleveland and Bradley County may have as appropriate a History Branch for its public library as any community in the nation.

It’s an antique, it’s a lesson in antique architecture, and it’s …
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