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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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2017 Gale/LJ Library of the Year: Nashville Public Library, TN

2017 Gale/LJ Library of the Year: Nashville Public Library, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
In the scope of its programs, services, and collections; the incredible reach of its efforts in cooperation with other public agencies, departments, and local businesses; and its work to identify and fulfill needs of both the mainstream and marginalized people of Nashville and Davidson County, the Nashville Public Library (NPL), the Gale/LJ 2017 Library of the Year, is a model for the nation and the world.
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Trick or Treat Halloween Party @ Nashville Public Library, Nashville [29 October]

Trick or Treat Halloween Party @ Nashville Public Library, Nashville [29 October] | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Come join us for some spooky Halloween fun! We’ll read a Halloween tale, play games, have some treats — but watch out for the tricks! Wear your Halloween costume to join in the fun. For children of all ages.
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The CCC Boys Of Tennessee: A Musical Tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps - Town of Collierville Library

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Crafts, games, and More

Crafts, games, and More | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Crafts, games, and More on Nov 8, 2017 in Strawberry Plains, TN at Parrott-Wood Memorial Library. Join us for crafts, games and more.  Everyone i
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Let's fix the things we can: Lessons from Memphis and Nashville

Let's fix the things we can: Lessons from Memphis and Nashville | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The collaborators, in addition to the mayor’s office and Schools Director Shawn Joseph, include Public Libraries Director Kent Oliver, the Nashville Public Education Foundation, front-line educators, and heads of principal family foundations that support public schools with private dollars.
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Have You Checked Out Hodges Library Lately?

Have You Checked Out Hodges Library Lately? | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Over the past 30 years many changes have occurred inside its walls, but Hodges Library has always been the heart of campus.
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Folklife Traditions: Tennessee Arts Commission

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Eventbrite - Workshop.TSLA@tn.gov presents Folklife Traditions: Tennessee Arts Commission - Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN. Find event and ticket information.
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Campus to Celebrate John C. Hodges Library’s 30th Anniversary

Campus to Celebrate John C. Hodges Library’s 30th Anniversary | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
UT celebrates a notable milestone this year: the 30th anniversary of the John C. Hodges Library.
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Limestone Ledger for 10/4/17

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The Friends of the Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10:15 a.m. until 2:15 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at the library
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Fire puts Bradley County Courthouse out of action until early 2018

Fire puts Bradley County Courthouse out of action until early 2018 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Bradley County Commission, which meets the first four Mondays of each month, scheduled its first post-fire meeting at the Bradley Central High School library Monday night."

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Johnson County Public Library expansion gets $100,000 grant

Johnson County Public Library expansion gets $100,000 grant | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
MOUNTAIN CITY — Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett made the long trip from Nashville to Mountain City on Monday to present a $100,000 Library Construction Grant to representatives of
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Linebaugh Library (October 2017) : City of Murfreesboro TN : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive

Linebaugh Library (October 2017) : City of Murfreesboro TN : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Check out our new program highlighting the various services and activities offered by the Linebaugh Library.
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Gross Grub @ La Vergne Public Library, La Vergne [26 October]

Gross Grub @ La Vergne Public Library, La Vergne [26 October] | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Come try the library's ghoulish delights! Costumes are welcome!
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Speakers At Signal Mountain Council Meeting Oppose Town Setting Up Own School District

Speakers At Signal Mountain Council Meeting Oppose Town Setting Up Own School District | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
State law has changed the way libraries owned by municipalities are run and Signal Mountain passed an ordinance in order to be compliant. The library board that up until now has been an advisory board will become an operational board
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Collierville's Soil Soldiers: The New Deal in Collierville - Town of Collierville Library

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Dramatic Arts at the Library

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Dramatic Arts at the Library, King Family Library, 408 High Street, Sevierville, United States. Tue Oct 17 2017 at 04:00 pm, So excited to announce Dramatic Arts at the Library! Beginning October 17 at the Sevierville King Family location we will meet for 8 Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:30 PM and close with a
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Gulf War veteran turned author writes about war, gender and sexuality in the South

Gulf War veteran turned author writes about war, gender and sexuality in the South | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Nashville author Odie Lindsey's grim and rending short stories, We Come to Our Senses, explore the experiences of the marginalized characters of war.
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Adult Literacy Tutor

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Adult Literacy Tutor on Oct 7, 2017 in Kingsport, TN at postal code 37660, United States. Sponsored by: Literacy Council of Kingsport Minimum age: 2
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Commissioners seek outside help on City Hall question

Commissioners seek outside help on City Hall question | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
ETOWAH - During Thursday's called meeting that was at times heated and passionate, the Etowah City Commission rescinded a motion made last week to install a modular building that would
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The Nashville Writers Meetup

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Come meet other writers, discuss craft, and get feedback on your work. If you bring something for critique, show up early and ask library staff to make cop
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City National Accepting Applications For Literacy Grants Totaling Up to $80,000

City National Accepting Applications For Literacy Grants Totaling Up to $80,000 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Literacy Grant Program Has Awarded Over $1.4 Million and Now Includes Six States
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$100,000 grant to help expand Johnson County Library

$100,000 grant to help expand Johnson County Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
51 percent of Johnson County, Tennessee's population has a library card. That type of demand has created a need for more space- and state officials have delivered with a $100,000.
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Motlow to host Oskar and Emilie Schindler exhibit on each campus in October

Motlow to host Oskar and Emilie Schindler exhibit on each campus in October | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
"Motlow State is hosting an exhibit on the lives of Oskar and Emilie Schindler that will travel to each of its campuses during the month of October. The Schindlers put their own lives at risk to save more than 1,000 Jews from the brutality of Nazi concentration camps during World War II. Their story was made famous by Steven Spielberg’s black-and-white film “Schindler’s List”..."
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Imagine & Grow at Your Library Art Grant Painting Class - Sevierville - LocalZ.Events

Imagine & Grow at Your Library Art Grant Painting Class - Sevierville - LocalZ.Events | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Art classes funded by a Tennessee Arts Commission grant will begin later this month at the SCPLS King Family Library. Class 1, a painting class
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After School Art Program- 1st graders - 5th Graders @ La Vergne Public Library, La Vergne [17 October]

After School Art Program- 1st graders - 5th Graders @ La Vergne Public Library, La Vergne [17 October] | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Joins us for: *Pencil Shaving Pumpkins *Magic Color Fall Leaves
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The Saturday Six “KCS Library” Edition – September 30, 2017

The Saturday Six “KCS Library” Edition – September 30, 2017 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
One of the most important resources available to all KCS students is their school library.  School libraries are full of high quality books and materials that open the door to a vast world of learning for students on a daily basis.  But what is the key to unlocking those adventures and guiding students in that…
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