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Kennedy: WWIII to start in our fair city

Kennedy: WWIII to start in our fair city | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Adam McElhaney, 30, has designed a smart-phone video game you should know about. It's called "Heartland-Chattanooga," and it involves an air invasion of our city by Russia and China...

 

On trips to the library, he would check out books about electronics. Resisters and transceivers were his childhood toys.

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Career Center - Search for Openings - Tennessee Library Association

Career Center - Search for Openings - Tennessee Library Association | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Job hunting?  See what's available around Tennessee.

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Farmer Jason Is Coming To Town! | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN

Farmer Jason Is Coming To Town! | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Farmer Jason is coming to town! Kids can get their jam on at the Spring Hill Library Saturday morning, September 2..."

 

 - See more at: http://springhillfresh.com/blog/2014/08/28/farmer-jason-is-coming-to-town/#sthash.h9iqfpID.dpuf

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Tennessee Libraries 62:2 - Tennessee Library Association

Tennessee Libraries 62:2 - Tennessee Library Association | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

From 2012

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Try IndieFlix from the Library!

Try IndieFlix from the Library! | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

New service

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Brown-Bag Book Group To Discuss Baldwin's 'Go Tell It On The Mountain'

Brown-Bag Book Group To Discuss Baldwin's 'Go Tell It On The Mountain' | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Brown-Bag Book Group To Discuss Baldwin's 'Go Tell It On The Mountain' Friends of the Library invite the public to attend the Brown-Bag Book Group's discussion of James Baldwin's 1953 novel, "Go Tell It on the Mountain," in the Big Spring Room at the Gre
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Tennessee: “Thousands Misspent at Chattanooga Public Library as Director, Top Aides Cited in Report” | LJ INFOdocket

Tennessee: “Thousands Misspent at Chattanooga Public Library as Director, Top Aides Cited in Report” | LJ INFOdocket | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Note: We have reached out to the librarians mentioned in this story to let them know we would be happy to share their comments (at any time) on this story. Look for updates on infoDOCKET. From the
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Chattanooga Public Library leaders reported to the state for suspected fraud

Chattanooga Public Library leaders reported to the state for suspected fraud | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A city auditor’s probe criticizes Chattanooga Public Library director Corinne Hill for excess reimbursements for worldwide trips and says her top two employees have been reported to the state for suspected fraud.
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City Auditor: Report on Chattanooga Public Library

City Auditor: Report on Chattanooga Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Report raises significant concerns at The Public Library

Report raises significant concerns at The Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Sewell's report found a series of problems since the library's 2011 reorganization.
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Obituary: Cecil Edward Higgins

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Obit: "Cecil Edward Higgins, 1921-2014, passed away at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville on June 6, 2014, the 70th anniversary of D-Day... He was involved in youth activities and was a volunteer for Oak Ridge Friends of the Library..."

Read more: http://www.oakridger.com/article/20140828/News/140829831#ixzz3BmWdEs5i.

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Randal McGavock’s long-lost diary returns to Tennessee | TheNews | Nashville Community Newspapers

Randal McGavock’s long-lost diary returns to Tennessee | TheNews | Nashville Community Newspapers | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"In a bizarre turn of events, the long-lost diary of famous Nashvillian and Civil War Confederate officer, Randal William McGavock, was found buried deep within a closet shelf in Cincinnati, Ohio..."

 
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Jasper, TN board weighs costs of library roof, storage building

Jasper, TN board weighs costs of library roof, storage building | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
JASPER, Tenn. — The Jasper Public Library is in need of two costly upgrades, and city leaders are examining the potential costs.
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Libraries Ranks in Top 25 of Public Research Universities | Tennessee Today

Libraries Ranks in Top 25 of Public Research Universities | Tennessee Today | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The UT Libraries has been ranked in the top twenty-five of all public research universities in the US, according to recently released data from a leading industry organization..."

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2015 TLA Annual Conference Program Proposal Online Form - Tennessee Library Association

2015 TLA Annual Conference Program Proposal Online Form - Tennessee Library Association | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Come present at the conference in April 2015! 

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Public Libraries | Multiple Solutions. — Medium

Public Libraries | Multiple Solutions. — Medium | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Recently, I was asked to answer the question “If I could say one thing about public libraries, it would be this.” That is one hell of a…

 

The Chattanooga Public Library’s 4th Floor operates as an open community knowledge platform..."

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Tenn-Share Short Presentations Invitation - 10 for Tenn

Tenn-Share Short Presentations Invitation -  10 for Tenn | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Tenn-Share invites you to present a SHORT session on something you know that can help your peers - 5 to 10 minutes! At the Fall Conference on September 26, we want to know what you know about e-resources, e-books, databases, Tenn-Share, etc. Please sign up now to deliver a 10 for Tenn - http://www.tenn-share.org/node/1405.

 

These links shows talks (often called Ignites) that are 5 minutes. They can be serious, humorous, academic, casual, etc.: 

http://igniteshow.com/speakers/toni-mcpherson. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nm67fIFMyjk

 

Of course, we will accept regular 25 minute sessions for DataFest (September 25) and 50 minute sessions for Fall Conference also.

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Letter: Support new library

Letter: Support new library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Thank you for the updates surrounding Aberdeen's library. My family loves the library, and we use it often, checking out new books for myself and my daughters, ages 6 and 9. But we do not love the crowded shelves and rows, computers with a line to us
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Spring Hill Library Offers Story Writing Workshop For Kids | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN

Spring Hill Library Offers Story Writing Workshop For Kids | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Do you have a budding young writer in your family?
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Students in Henry County awarded free online tutoring

Students in Henry County awarded free online tutoring | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
HENRY COUNTY, Tenn. -- A new program is offering every student in Henry County free online tutoring.Henry County was one of only three counties in the state chosen this year for the pilot program. Putnam and Unicoi Counties in Middle Tennessee are the other two approved.
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City Audit Hits Travel Abuses By Top Chattanooga Library Personnel; Report Forwarded To State On Possible Fraud - 08/28/2014 - Chattanoogan.com - Linkis.com

City Audit Hits Travel Abuses By Top Chattanooga Library Personnel; Report Forwarded To State On Possible Fraud - 08/28/2014 - Chattanoogan.com - Linkis.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"A report by Internal City Auditor Stan Sewell found travel abuses by top personnel of the Chattanooga Library.

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Building an open data ecosystem one bit at a time

Building an open data ecosystem one bit at a time | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... The Public Library received funding last year from the Benwood and Knight foundations to build an online portal to host this data. City government plans to give an additional $92,700 for the project..."

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Nannie Haskins Diary book signing

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Haskins achieved national fame when Ken Burns quoted her diary in his TV series
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Bid on Library Boiler Replacement in Lucius E. and Elsie C. Burch, Jr. Library, 501 Poplar View Parkway | Tennessee Bid Network

Purchase and installation of a factory packaged low pressure hot water boiler to replace the current boiler.
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Auditor: Thousands misspent at Chattanooga Public Library as Director, top aides cited in report

Auditor: Thousands misspent at Chattanooga Public Library as Director, top aides cited in report | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A city auditor’s investigation of Chattanooga Public Library leaders reveals cracks in the foundation of a two-year renaissance that has put the library at the forefront in the world of public libraries.
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Answers from a librarian - Columbia Herald

Answers from a librarian - Columbia Herald | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
“No problem was ever solved in the same consciousness that was used to create it.”
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