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DeSoto County Bulletin Board: Dec. 15, 2011

DeSoto County Bulletin Board: Dec. 15, 2011 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Library raffle

The Friends of the M.R. Davis Public Library in Southaven are having a Jan. 13 raffle for four tickets to a Mississippi RiverKings hockey game and an autographed hockey stick. Entries are $2 and are available at the branch located at 8554 Northwest Drive. Call (662) 342-0102.

 

Alcohol recovery

The Olive Branch Trusted Servants group meets at the B.J. Chain Library in Olive Branch. AA meets Monday at 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday and Friday at 7:30. Al-Anon meets Monday at 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Call (901) 283-7673 or (901) 605-5021.

 

Keep HL Beautiful

The Keep Horn Lake Beautiful committee meets the first Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the M.R. Dye Public Library, 2885 Goodman Road. This is an organization of volunteers whose mission is to educate and engage citizens to improve their community environment through litter prevention, waste reduction, recycling and beautification projects. Visit the Web site at keephornlakebeautiful.org.

 

Library story times

The B.J. Chain Public Library, 6619 Miss. 305 N. in Olive Branch, will be conducting the following story times: Book Worms (ages 3-5) Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Babygarten (infants-36 months) Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.; After-school story time (K-3) Thursdays at 4:30 p.m.; Wiggle Worms (ages 2 and 3) Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and Saturday morning story time (all ages) at 10:30. No registration is required. Call (662) 895-5900.

 

Oil Painting Classes

The B.J. Chain Public Library, 6619 Miss. 305 in Olive Branch, is offering free oil painting classes for adults every Wednesday morning from 9:30-11:30. Beginners and advanced students welcome. No registration needed. Call Kathy at (662) 838-7155.

 

Support groups

The Parkinson’s Disease Support Group meets every fourth Tuesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. at the M.R. Davis Public Library, 8554 Northwest Drive in Southaven. Speakers, discussions, games and refreshments are some of the activities for both patients and families. Call (901) 359-0758.

The All About Adoption Support Group meets the second Monday of the month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the M.R. Dye Public Library in Horn Lake, 2885 Goodman Road. Call (901) 833-8935.

 

Walls Anime Club

The Walls Anime Club meets at the Walls Public Library, 7181 Delta Bluff Parkway, the third Saturday of the month. The youth group meets at 11:30 a.m.; the adults meet at 2 p.m. For details, call (662) 781-3664.

 

Knitting Guild

The Memphis Knitting Guild meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station Library, 5094 Poplar Avenue. The non-profit organization promotes knitting in the Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi area. Knitters and crocheters of all skill levels are invited to attend. Visit memphisknittingguild.org for more information and special event listings

 

 Healing Hearts

The Healing Hearts suicide grief support group, a peer-led group offering support for adults grieving a suicide death, meets 6:30-8 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the M.R. Davis Public Library, 8554 Northwest Drive in Southaven. Call (901) 870-2234 or e-mail SurvivorsinMS@yahoo.com.

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Summer 2016 TLA Newsletter is now available online

Summer 2016 TLA Newsletter is now available online | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
http://www.tnla.org/?page=newsletter. 

This issue includes information about 

· new people in new positions including our new TLA President 
 · TASL conference 
 · TLA’s restructure 
 · TLA’s April conference 
 · and interesting library-related news 

 Thanks to those who helped develop this issue. Feel free to always contact me with content for the newsletter! 

Sharon Sharon Holderman 
Editor, TLA Newsletter 
sholderman@tntech.edu
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Williamson County Master Gardeners Association - Library

Williamson County Master Gardeners Association - Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Tennessee Extension Master Gardeners program in Williamson County, Williamson County Master Gardeners Association, Franklin, TN, Nashville, Williamson County, Davidson County, gardening, soils, propagation, master gardeners, Williamson county, flowers, plants, classes, growing, fertility, green house, gardening classes, learn gardening, master gardener, master gardening, master gardeners, Tennessee
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Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part 1 - 12/09/2016

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part 1 - 12/09/2016 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
12 September, 5:00 PM - Williamson County Public Library System - Franklin - United States - If you have limited experience using word processing software but would like to learn more, this class is for you
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Jackson Reads Millions launches at library

Jackson Reads Millions launches at library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
"My grandchildren really, truly love to read, and that's a good thing."
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CLINTON: Family Story Time at Clinton Public Library

CLINTON: Family Story Time at Clinton Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Weekly local newsletter of kid-friendly events and activities.
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Tech and Biotech: Madison startup helping Nashville musicians

Tech and Biotech: Madison startup helping Nashville musicians | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Nashville is known as “Music City,” and Madison music startup Rabble will help polish that image by bringing the songs of Nashville’s local bands to that city’s libraries.
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Teen advisors guide library programming

SEVIERVILLE -- For its first meeting of the 2016-17 academic year, the Teen Advisory Group consisted of 11 members. That's a strong showing, considering the facts that students are still
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Submit a Proposal for TLA Annual 2017

Submit a Proposal for TLA Annual 2017 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The 2017 TLA Annual Conference will be held at the Holiday Inn World's Fair/Knoxville Convention Center from April 5-April 7. Program proposals are now being accepted for 50 minute presentations, 100 minute presentations, and half and full day pre-conferences. 


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Blount County Nerd Group @ Blount County Public Library - Sep 10, 2016 - Blount County Chamber

Students can learn the basic principles of computer programming, also known as coding. By participating in the newly-formed Blount County Nerd Group, students
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TN House leaders push for Durham ouster under rarely used constitutional provision

TN House leaders push for Durham ouster under rarely used constitutional provision | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Eddie Weeks, the Tennessee General Assembly's librarian provides some history in the article.

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Nashville librarians learn left-wing politics at taxpayers’ expense

Nashville librarians learn left-wing politics at taxpayers’ expense | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Nashville taxpayers shelled out nearly $9,000 this past year so library employees could hopscotch around the U.S. to learn about social justice and other left-wing causes. Nashville Public Library …
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Obituary: Mary M. Winsbro

Obituary: Mary M. Winsbro | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
In the 1960s, Mary obtained a master’s degree in library science from the University of Tennessee and she worked as a children's librarian in the Oak Ridge public school system until her retirement in 1981.
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OAK RIDGE: Squigglers Storytime at Oak Ridge Public Library

OAK RIDGE: Squigglers Storytime at Oak Ridge Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Hicks to discuss ‘Shakespeare in the Park’ at Williamson Library

Hicks to discuss ‘Shakespeare in the Park’ at Williamson Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Denice Hicks will take the audience behind the scenes of Shakespeare in the Park when she lectures at the Williamson County Public Library Sept. 21 as part of
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Williamson County Master Gardeners Association - Community Involvement

Williamson County Master Gardeners Association - Community Involvement | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Tennessee Extension Master Gardeners program in Williamson County, Williamson County Master Gardeners Association, Franklin, TN, Nashville, Williamson County, Davidson County, gardening, soils, propagation, master gardeners, Williamson county, flowers, plants, classes, growing, fertility, green house, gardening classes, learn gardening, master gardener, master gardening, master gardeners, Tennessee
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Soul garden: Memoir explores joy of life, hope

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Richard Wall will present "Gardening for the Soul" based on "Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening: How I Learned the Unexpected Joy of a Green Thumb and an Open Heart" by his late wife, Carol Wall, Sept. 19 at the Blount County Public Library.
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CLINTON: Teen Travelers at Clinton Public Library

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Weekly local newsletter of kid-friendly events and activities.
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CLINTON: Read to a Dog at Clinton Public Library

CLINTON: Read to a Dog at Clinton Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Sevierville: Researching: From Cemeteries to DNA - Best Events

Sevierville: Researching: From Cemeteries to DNA - Best Events | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
November 03, 2016 at King Family Library in Sevierville, TN. 2016 SCPLS GENEALOGY CONFERENCE: RESEARCHING FROM CEMETERIES TO DNA SEVIER COUNTY, TN – The Sevier County Public Library System (SCPLS) hosts the 2016 Genealogy Conference – Researching: from Cemeteries to DNA beginning Thursday, November 3 and ending Saturday, November 5. The annual conference depicts a …
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Starting in September — Library card signup month one of many programs starting this

Staff Writer, John Coffelt

"Central to Coffee County Manchester Public Library’s September’s events is the Library Card Sign-up Month, but that’s only one of many new programs starting this month..."

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Obituary - Edna Warren Case

Obituary - Edna Warren Case | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
She worked for 10 years at the Oak Ridge Public Library, enjoying co-workers, patrons, and books.
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Hot Summer Nights concert series at Blount County Public Library | Tennessee River Valley Geotourism MapGuide

Hot Summer Nights concert series at Blount County Public Library | Tennessee River Valley Geotourism MapGuide | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Enjoy some of the premier performers at this season's Hot Summer Nights concert series at the Blount County Public Library,  The 10th annual concert series attracts performers and audiences…
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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month | City of Kingsport Tennessee

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month | City of Kingsport Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

KINGSPORT – Today’s libraries are about more than books. They are creative educational spaces for learners from birth to high school and beyond. September...

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$5M grant to help Memphis reimagine 'Fourth Bluff' riverfront area

$5M grant to help Memphis reimagine 'Fourth Bluff' riverfront area | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Over the next three years, a public-private partnership will revitalize and better connect the public spaces in a small but highly visible area they call the "Fourth Bluff" — referring to the Chickasaw Bluffs that overlook the Mississippi River in West Tennessee — bordered by the riverfront, Monroe, Jefferson and Court Square, and including the Cossitt Library and University of Memphis law school.
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Library Happenings - Hour-long Wednesday story times resume - The Erwin Record - Unicoi County, Tennessee

By Angie Georgeff Our hour-long Wednesday story times resume today at noon. Miss Cindy has chosen “Dinosaur Starts School
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