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Art Circle Public Library Foundation was one of thirty
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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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Giles County Libraries Receive Grants

Giles County Libraries Receive Grants | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
State officials present Giles County Public Library representatives with a grant check that will fund library technology training to expand digital literacy.   Mark Mize / Pulaski Citizen   Se…
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'Virtual Story Time’ Offers a New Way to Experience Books | Tennessee Secretary of State

'Virtual Story Time’ Offers a New Way to Experience Books | Tennessee Secretary of State | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
This video, produced by the Tennessee Secretary of State's office, highlights a new story time program from the Tennessee Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. The library is part of the Tennessee State Library and Archives and Tennessee Department of State. To learn more, visit: http://sos.tn.gov/tsla/lbph
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Lewis County librarian unites daughters with memories of WWII father

Lewis County librarian unites daughters with memories of WWII father | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A Lewis County librarian found something important from 75 years ago and didn’t rest until it was back in the right hands. (5-29-17)
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Learn the Benefits of Tai Chi for Arthritis, Improved Balance and Strength

Learn the Benefits of Tai Chi for Arthritis, Improved Balance and Strength | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
What is Tai Chi for Arthritis? It is a series of slow gentle, research and evidence based movements to improve overall health, especially arthritis.
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133 new Tennessee laws take effect July 1

133 new Tennessee laws take effect July 1 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"HB0520 Libraries – As enacted, revises provisions related to the operation of local libraries and the state regional library system; specifies terms for board service. – Amends TCA Title 3, Chapter 1; Title 10, Chapter 3; Title 10, Chapter 5; Title 10, Chapter 8; Title 10, Chapter 1 and Title 40, Chapter 39."

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Asheville Amblers to hold solar eclipse walk in 'zone of totality'

Asheville Amblers to hold solar eclipse walk in 'zone of totality' | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Asheville Amblers walking group will hold a special walk in Franklin for the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21.
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Teen Reads for Everyone at the Library

Teen Reads for Everyone at the Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
If the only teen reads you are familiar with revolve around romantic vampires, wizards, or high school angst, take a closer look. Although books in the young people’s section are marketed to teens, their appeal is much broader. Written on a level appropriate for adults as well as teens, many YP books tackle complex themes, current social issues, and history seldom explored elsewhere. Don’t let the kids have all the fun.
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Library And Archives Hosts Free Workshop On Historic Photo Collection

Library And Archives Hosts Free Workshop On Historic Photo Collection | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Photographs are a critical part of learning and understanding history. On July 22, the Tennessee State Library and Archives will host a free workshop entitled “From Farm Boy to Tomahawk Warrior: David Franklin Brock Korean War Photograph Collection."
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Nashville Public Library system ditches overdue fines

Nashville Public Library system ditches overdue fines | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Nashville's library system is ditching fines for overdue books, movies and music and forgiving the ones patrons currently owe."

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Knight Foundation awards $1 million to projects aimed at fighting misinformation

Knight Foundation awards $1 million to projects aimed at fighting misinformation | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Crosscheck by Vanderbilt University in collaboration with First Draft (Project lead: Lisa Fazio and Claire Wardle | Nashville, Tennessee | @lkfazio, @cward1e, @firstdraftnews, @crosscheck): Using design features to make correct news more memorable, so that people can recall it more easily when faced with false information, using a platform initially developed in France to address misinformation around the country’s election."


and ALA was awarded a grant also for public libraries.

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6 free and cheap things to do in Nashville through the 4th of July

6 free and cheap things to do in Nashville through the 4th of July | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Fisk's Food and Music Festival, Community Farm Day and Art Crawls.
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How to Keep Kids Engaged During Story Time | Tennessee Secretary of State

How to Keep Kids Engaged During Story Time | Tennessee Secretary of State | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Jinx Watson is an expert in children’s story time. Watson is a retired associate professor with the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. This video is a service of the Tennessee State Library and Archives and Tennessee Secretary of State’s office produced to help librarians across the state.
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Library thanks 2017 summer reading program sponsors

Library thanks 2017 summer reading program sponsors | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Macon County Public Library System would like to the following for their financial support
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Tennessee's plan for new federal education law receives strong grades

Tennessee's plan for new federal education law receives strong grades | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
An independent, national review of Tennessee’s plans to comply with a new federal education law drew positive marks in all but one category.
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This program could cure Nashville's youth unemployment, with help

This program could cure Nashville's youth unemployment, with help | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
We local employers and leaders must ensure that the young adults have access to jobs.
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Tail Waggin' Tutors at the Jonesborough Public Library - Arts Calendar - A! Magazine for the Arts

Tail Waggin' Tutors at the Jonesborough Public Library - Arts Calendar - A! Magazine for the Arts | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A! Magazine is a regional arts magazine published by Arts Alliance Mountain Empire.
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Anticipating a Crisis | American Libraries Magazine

Anticipating a Crisis | American Libraries Magazine | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Jennings was one of three panelists who headlined “Crisis Communications: Who Speaks for Your Library?,” a joint program presented by the Reference and User Services Association, United for Libraries, and the American Library Association’s (ALA) Chapter Relations Office at ALA’s Annual Conference and Exhibition in Chicago on June 25. “I thought about calling my presentation … Continue reading Anticipating a Crisis →
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Local NAACP, Jackson Recreation & Parks host summer reading program for kids - WBBJ TV

Local NAACP, Jackson Recreation & Parks host summer reading program for kids - WBBJ TV | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
  JACKSON, Tenn. — A local civil rights group and a city organization host a summer reading group to help kids continue learning during summer and develop a love for reading. The Tennessee State Conference of the NAACP and the Jackson Recreation and Parks Department say the 2017 “Reading Round-up” program was a success. The “Under Construction” reading camp had 60 kids wh
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No Need to Just Picture Her Caring

No Need to Just Picture Her Caring | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"She has a heart for community service which includes promoting literacy. She has supported the Fairview Public Library from its early inception in the 1960s when it began as small shelves of books at the Fairview laundromat on Highway 100."

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Rain pelts East Tennessee as residents wait out another wet weekend

Rain pelts East Tennessee as residents wait out another wet weekend | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Near the Oliver Springs Public  Library Damage from the last round of severe weather is still on display.
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Nashville Library System to Get Rid of Overdue Fines

Nashville Library System to Get Rid of Overdue Fines | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville's library system is ditching fines for overdue books, movies and music and forgiving the ones patrons currently owe.
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