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Martin native authors children's picture book on NWTNTODAY.COM

Martin native authors children's picture book on NWTNTODAY.COM | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A Martin native and nature enthusiast has penned an illustrative children’s book depicting the struggles of one species of migratory birds seen throughout Northwest Tennessee.
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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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Nashville Seeks To Fill Its Library ‘Deserts’

Nashville Seeks To Fill Its Library ‘Deserts’ | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Nashville opened two sparkling new libraries in recent years — in Bellevue and Southeast — and now officials have approved a timeline for more construction
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Nashville Public Library plans ahead for city’s expected growth

Nashville Public Library plans ahead for city’s expected growth | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
There are currently 21 library branches throughout Davidson County.
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Sohn: Town halls set with or without leaders

Sohn: Town halls set with or without leaders | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Look at the brave and strong Chattanoogans and Tennesseans (Georgians and Alabamians, too) who are getting involved in issues and politics to ask our state and national leaders to hear us and represent us!
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Citizens hold town halls -- minus their congressmen [photos]

Citizens hold town halls -- minus their congressmen [photos] | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Tennessee's congressional representatives decided against holding town hall meetings during their first recess of Congress this week, but that didn't deter a group of citizens who hosted their own event at Chattanooga's Public Library Friday afternoon.
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Workforce Essentials to offer library cards for Dr. Seuss's birthday

Workforce Essentials to offer library cards for Dr. Seuss's birthday | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Students in Workforce Essentials’ Adult Education classes will join thousands of their peers across the country to celebrate the sixteenth annual National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America Day on Thursday, March 2, 2017.
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Library Board taps Jennings for annual roast

Library Board taps Jennings for annual roast | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The Wilson County Library System has chosen Watertown Mayor Mike Jennings as the honoree for its annual roast fundraiser to be held Tuesday, March 28.


The roast will be

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High school students participate in black read-in

High school students participate in black read-in | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Hello! As you know, Black History month begins Wed. Feb.
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Public Library To Host Knoxville Symphony Orchestra For Storytime Performances

Public Library To Host Knoxville Symphony Orchestra For Storytime Performances | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Preschool aged children and their families are invited to the Greeneville-Greene County Library March 7 for Storytime Performances by the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra.
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Workforce Essentials to offer library cards for Dr. Seuss's birthday

Workforce Essentials to offer library cards for Dr. Seuss's birthday | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Students in Workforce Essentials’ Adult Education classes will join thousands of their peers across the country to celebrate the sixteenth annual National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America Day on Thursday, March 2, 2017.
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Clarksville author to host book signing at public library | ClarksvilleNow.com

Clarksville author to host book signing at public library | ClarksvilleNow.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Chris Smith is the Regional Content Strategist for USA TODAY Network – Middle Tennessee.
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Woodland Wonderland Coming to Kingsport Library - Kingsport, Tennessee

Woodland Wonderland Coming to Kingsport Library - Kingsport, Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The children’s area of the Kingsport Public Library is transforming into a woodland wonderland. The area will have a new higher ceiling, carpet and paintings. It will also have a special glassed-in room for their 13 reading therapy dogs, part of a program where children read out loud one-on-one to canine volunteers, which will also …
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Library’s Civil Rights room preserves Nashville’s history

Library’s Civil Rights room preserves Nashville’s history | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Inside the downtown Nashville Public Library, the Civil Rights Room stands as a world renowned archive of how Nashville became one of the ce…
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Corey Halaychik receives ProQuest Coutts Award for Innovation

Corey Halaychik receives ProQuest Coutts Award for Innovation | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
CHICAGO—The Association of Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Collection Management Section (CMS) is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2017 ProQuest Coutts Award for Innovation.
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Local Author Visits Linebaugh March 11th

Local Author Visits Linebaugh March 11th | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Linebaugh Library at 105 W. Vine Street will be hosting local author Jacquelyn Swift on Saturday (3/11/2017), from 10:00 that morning until 1:00 in the afternoon. Swift will be selling and signing copies of her book, Monsters: Poetry on How to Bite Back.
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Portland Chamber celebrates successful 2016

Portland Chamber celebrates successful 2016 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Congratulations to the Tennessean's Non-Profit of the Year - Portland Public Library of Sumner County

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Mic/Nite: Spend a Few Minutes Learning about Faculty Research

Mic/Nite: Spend a Few Minutes Learning about Faculty Research | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Seven minutes is all it takes to learn about the diverse research happening on campus.
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Novelist Amy Greene, Author of Bloodroot and Long Man, to Speak March 23

Novelist Amy Greene, Author of Bloodroot and Long Man, to Speak March 23 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Friends of the Knox County Public Library and UT's Library Society will host novelist Amy Greene at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the East Tennessee History Center.
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Books Sandwiched In: Life of Robert Peace opens dialogue on struggles of African Americans

Books Sandwiched In: Life of Robert Peace opens dialogue on struggles of African Americans | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
In honor of Black History Month, the Knox County Public Library book club hosted a book discussion on Jeff Hobbs' book,"The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League," at the East Tennessee History Center auditorium on Feb. 22. 
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Tennessee Sec of State present grants to Blount County

Tennessee Sec of State present grants to Blount County | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett distributed more than $18,000 in technology and archive grants to Blount County on Friday.
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Fairview Library Friends Used Book Sale Underway

Fairview Library Friends Used Book Sale Underway | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Friends of Fairview Public Library Semi-Annual Used Book Sale!  The sale will be held Thursday and Friday, February 23rd and 24th, from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and Saturday, February 25th, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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During 100th Anniversary Of World War I, Tennessee Archivists Work To Digitize Remaining Artifacts

During 100th Anniversary Of World War I, Tennessee Archivists Work To Digitize Remaining Artifacts | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Tennessee State Library & Archives is attempting to preserve as many artifacts from World War I as possible, a century after it was fought.
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Schools, Library Building Stronger Links

Schools, Library Building Stronger Links | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Greeneville City Schools and the Greeneville-Greene County Public Library are partnering to make more reading material accessible to students.
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“Wings to Soar” event with Tennessee Tree Toppers and Orena Humphrey Library returns to Whitwell

“Wings to Soar” event with Tennessee Tree Toppers and Orena Humphrey Library returns to Whitwell | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Orena Humphrey Public Library in Whitwell will again be hosting the “Wings to Soar” event along with the Tennessee Tree Toppers hang gliding group. This year’s event will take…
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Dickson Co. Library gets nearly $7K computer upgrade grant

Dickson Co. Library gets nearly $7K computer upgrade grant | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Dickson Co. Library gets nearly $7K computer upgrade grant
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