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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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TLA Annual Conference 2014: Tell Your Story

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Have you registered for the TLA Annual Conference in Murfreesboro yet?  You won’t want to miss it!

 

Rick Bragg will be out keynote speaker at the General Session on Thursday.  Georgia McBride is speaking at the CYA Luncheon and Chuck Sherrill is the featured speaker for the Trustee and Friends Luncheon.

 

April 16 is the conference Early Bird registration deadline.  April 9 is the deadline to reserve a room at the Embassy Suites at the conference rate, and as of last Thursday, there were only a few rooms left in the conference block.  So don’t delay – you won’t want to miss it!

 

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Searching for Miss Mary: Local DAR chapter looking for history related to the late Mary Timberlake

Searching for Miss Mary: Local DAR chapter looking for history related to the late Mary Timberlake | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... When Taylor began her research, she contacted the Tennessee Room at the Jackson-Madison County Public Library and she found that there was little available about her life..."

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The Loafer Online | ETSU poets to read their work at Johnson City Public Library event

The Loafer Online | ETSU poets to read their work at Johnson City Public Library event | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Dr. Jesse Graves, a faculty member in the East Tennessee State University Department of Literature and Language, will speak at the Johnson City Public Library..."

 
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Dyersburg State Gazette: Paula Woody display arrives at McIver's Grant Public Library

"The artwork of Paula Prather Woody brings springtime to the art wall..."

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Discover the Tennessee Electronic Library

The Tennessee Electronic Library is a free online library with resources you’d normally have to pay for online, like practice tests, articles, and World Book Encyclopedia.…
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▶ Top 10 Tips to Surviving a Renovation - YouTube

by Susan Jennings, TLA member

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University of Tennessee Researchers to Study Scholarly Journal Articles “Beyond Downloads” | LJ INFOdocket

University of Tennessee Researchers to Study Scholarly Journal Articles “Beyond Downloads” | LJ INFOdocket | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Chancellor’s Professor Carol Tenopir, Associate Professor Suzie Allard and Adjunct Professor David Nicholas from the College of Communication and Information have received a $244,000 grant from Elsevier to lead a team of international researchers on a one-year project, “Beyond Downloads.”..."

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E.G. Fisher 'geeking' the library

E.G. Fisher 'geeking' the library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

E.G. Fisher Public Library will celebrate National Library Week, April 13-19, with the launch of Geek the Library, a community-based public awareness campaign..."

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Books Donated to Madison County Third Graders

Books Donated to Madison County Third Graders | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
EAST JACKSON -- A local organization help fill the shelves of elementary libraries on Thursday morning. West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation donated books to each public elementary library in Madison County.
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APSU Dorothy Dix documentary wins National Award - Clarksville, TN Online

APSU Dorothy Dix documentary wins National Award - Clarksville, TN Online | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

 In 2010, an Austin Peay State University library professor named Inga Filippo approached Kathy Heuston, associate professor of communication...

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▶ Discover the Tennessee Electronic Library - YouTube -short version

The Tennessee Electronic Library is a free online library with resources you'd normally have to pay for online, like practice tests, articles, and World Book...
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Discover the Tennessee Electronic Library

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Humboldt Public Library - 'Love on a Leash" | Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Humboldt Public Library - 'Love on a Leash" | Wednesday, April 09, 2014 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
"Love on a Leash" Reading with a Poodle
Miss U.T.M., Erica Glisson
Pageant Platform Presentation for Miss Tennessee Contest
Humboldt Public Library, April 9th at 11:00 a.m.
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Maury County, TN : Calendar of Events : Saturday Mornings and Sneaky

Maury County, TN : Calendar of Events : Saturday Mornings and Sneaky | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Sabrina Hayes, author of Saturday Mornings and Sneaky, will be at the library on Saturday, April 19th to read her book..."

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Make-A-Thon at the Williamson County Public Library

Make-A-Thon at the Williamson County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Williamson County Public Library will be hosting the 2nd of Creativity from 10am-4pm on Saturday, May 3, 2014..."

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WestStar Leadership visits Dyer County

"...McIver's Grant Public Library hosted the morning portion of the group's tour of Dyersburg on Friday, April 11..."

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PARIS TN: Jazzing up library

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The Friends of the Rhea Public Library want to jazz things up.
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Program on Preserving and Storing Documents at TN State Library #tsla - Chattanoogan.com

Program on Preserving and Storing Documents at TN State Library #tsla - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Preserving important family records will be easier than ever for people who attend the next in the Tennessee State Library and Archives' series of workshops..."

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Maury County Library celebrates National Library Week April 13-19

Maury County Library celebrates National Library Week April 13-19 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Maury County Public Library, along with other libraries across the nation, will celebrate National Library Week April 13-19.
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Blount League of Women Voters hosts County Commission candidate forum

Blount League of Women Voters hosts County Commission candidate forum | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Blount County chapter of the League of Women Voters hosted a meet and greet session Sunday afternoon for Blount County Commission candidates at the Blount County Public Library, to express their views on various county issues leading up to next month’s primaries.
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Annetta Deck Solo Concert | Art Circle Public Library | April 9, 2014 - Youtube video

Annetta Deck Solo Concert | Art Circle Public Library | April 9, 2014 - Youtube video | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

youtube vedio art, This is a solo concert I performed today (April 9, 2014) at the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville, Tennessee. The pieces I played are as follows:

Sonata No. 12, K. 332 (First Movement - Allegro) - W.A. Mozart
Nocturne, Op. 9, No. 1 ...con wikipedia and facebook info

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Library & Archives News: The Tennessee State Library and Archives Blog: Students Set to Compete in Tennessee History Day Saturday

Library & Archives News: The Tennessee State Library and Archives Blog: Students Set to Compete in Tennessee History Day Saturday | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Held in downtown Nashville and part of it is at Nashville Public Library.

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Johnny Majors donates to the Tennessee State Library and Archives - YouTube

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▶ Rep. DesJarlais commends Magness Library on centennial - YouTube

12.12.13 Mr. Speaker, I stand before you today to commend Magness Library on its 100 years of service to the people of McMinnville in the Fourth District of ...
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Library & Archives News: The Tennessee State Library and Archives Blog: Discover the Tennessee Electronic Library

Library & Archives News: The Tennessee State Library and Archives Blog: Discover the Tennessee Electronic Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Tennessee State Library and Archives is excited to announce the debut of the newest Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) promotional tool: an animated video..."

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