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Knoxville Area Photographers Meetup Group

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“Demystifying How to Work Your External Flash with your DSLR Camera” at the King Family Library in Sevierville, TN
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Recorded Books, Inc. Supports Book Club for Libraries with Audiobook Giveaway | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Recorded Books, Inc. Supports Book Club for Libraries with Audiobook Giveaway | Virtual-Strategy Magazine | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Libraries participating in online book club won audiobook collections valued at $1,000. | Virtual Strategy Magazine is an online publication devoted entirely to virtualization technologies.
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Brentwood library plans summer reading fun for children

Brentwood library plans summer reading fun for children | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Brentwood Public Library’s 2015 summer theme idea is “Every Hero Has a Story.”
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Steve Inskeep | Friends of the Knox County Public Library

Steve Inskeep | Friends of the Knox County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
An evening with Steve Inskeep, co-anchor of NPR's Morning Edition and author of Jacksonland, presented by Friends of the Knox County Public Library.
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Community Calendar

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"... Lebanon Wilson County Public Library will host a book signing by Richard "Doc" Kraft on Saturday, May 23 at 10 a.m. Kraft will be signing his new book, "Now I Lay Me Down to Weep..."

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The Tennessee State Library and Archives Blog: Sixty Years of Legislative Recording

The Tennessee State Library and Archives Blog: Sixty Years of Legislative Recording | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"On April 29, the 109th Tennessee General Assembly adjourned sine die for the year. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the legislative audio recording program in Tennessee. In 1955, TSLA began the program to lend greater accountability and access to our legislative body, as well as provide an avenue of research for those interested in Tennessee law..."

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Library Happenings: May 18th - 23rd

Library Happenings: May 18th - 23rd | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Buy One Get One: Scholastic Book Fair Starting Saturday May 23rd until May 30th the library is hosting a BOGO book sale in the children's library. The Scholastic Book fair will come set up displays...
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Sumner business briefs: Elder Law Firm offers free resources this mont

Sumner business briefs: Elder Law Firm offers free resources this mont | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...As part of the celebration, Elder Law Practice of Timothy L. Takacs is inviting the community to access free elder care articles and resources in the firm’s extensive online Family Education Library on www.TN-Elderlaw.com..."

 

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Sevierville: SCPLS SUMMER READING PROGRAM KICK-OFF EVENT - Best Events

Sevierville: SCPLS SUMMER READING PROGRAM KICK-OFF EVENT - Best Events | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Share the post "Sevierville: SCPLS SUMMER READING PROGRAM KICK-OFF EVENT" FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInE-mail June 10, 2015 at King Family Library in Sevierville, TN. The Sevier County Public Library System (SCPLS) is excited to announce the upcoming 2015 Summer Reading Program: EVERY HERO HAS A STORY! You and your children will be able to attend all the programs …
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Renaissance Exhibit To Be At The Chattanooga Public Library May 16 – June 28 - Chattanoogan.com

Renaissance Exhibit To Be At The Chattanooga Public Library May 16 – June 28 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Open Press – a book arts, letterpress and printmaking cooperative in Chattanooga – is partnering with the Chattanooga Public Library on an exhibition of handmade books and prints from May 16 through June 28..."

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Panel approves plans to move Tennessee legislative offices

Panel approves plans to move Tennessee legislative offices | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... Ramsey said the Senate even wanted to go further by approving $89 million for a new building for the State Library and Archives..."

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Conversation to action: Digitizing Chattanooga's historical newspapers

Conversation to action: Digitizing Chattanooga's historical newspapers | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A conversation has been started about preserving Chattanooga’s historical papers online.
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Mayor Wharton Declares Tuesday B.B. King Day

Mayor Wharton Declares Tuesday B.B. King Day | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Tuesday, May 12, 2015, has been declared B.B. King Day in the city of Memphis. Mayor A C Wharton made the announcement Monday.
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Shop Smart Week: Summer kids' activities

Shop Smart Week: Summer kids' activities | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Students across East Tennessee will soon be out of school for the summer, but keeping them entertained during the summer months can be costly...

 

...plans ahead for events through the library's Summer Reading Program..."

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A GATHERING OF HEROES: Blount County Public Library hosts comic book convention to kick off summer reading program

A GATHERING OF HEROES: Blount County Public Library hosts comic book convention to kick off summer reading program | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
It's arguably one of the biggest programs put together by staff at the Blount County Public Library: A "Mini-Con" comic book and fanboy convention that will kick off the summer reading program. It takes place Saturday at the library.
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Teen coordinator at Spring Hill library wants to serve all teens

Teen coordinator at Spring Hill library wants to serve all teens | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Spring Hill Library has a new teen coordinator and she’s hit the ground running. Misty Bach, who has been in the position for about six weeks, came to Spring Hill from the Tennessee State...
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Childrens Book Sale Sat May 30 Williamson County Public Library | Franklin, TN | 5240689 | YardSales.net

Childrens Book Sale Sat May 30 Williamson County Public Library | Franklin, TN | 5240689 | YardSales.net | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Sale starts Saturday, May 30, 2015 in Franklin, TN. CHILDRENS BOOK SALE SAT MAY 30 WILLIAMSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY.
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Williamson County library events: May 20–26

Williamson County library events: May 20–26 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Here are some of the top upcoming events and opportunities at libraries across Williamson County.
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Job Fair Information: May 19th - 21St

Job Fair Information: May 19th - 21St | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Goodwill Job Fair Listings: May 19th: Lawrence County: 1604 N. Locust Ave., Lawrenceburg TN Hosting: * Express Employment Professionals 8:30 am - 11:00 am More Information: www.events.goodwillcaree...
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Area cities make list of best towns to raise a family in Tennessee

Area cities make list of best towns to raise a family in Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... It ranked towns of less than 100,000 residents based on age demographics, school ratings, crime rates and access to affordable housing, child care, libraries and grocery stores..."

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Little Library opens in Sullivan Gardens

Little Library opens in Sullivan Gardens | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
This is the first of three that will be installed in Sullivan Co. in the near future, the next two will be at Ketron Elementary School and at the Kingsport Public Library.
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Tennessee archives to hold workshop on digital resources on May 30

Tennessee archives to hold workshop on digital resources on May 30 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Tennessee State Library and Archives is announcing a free workshop about using digital resources that include maps, photos and other materials of historical significance.

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Hot Spots Now Available for Rent at Blount County Public Library

Hot Spots Now Available for Rent at Blount County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Beginning Wednesday, April 22, HotSpot devices are available for rent at the Blount County Public Library.  

            The purpose of this program is to provide Internet access to areas that do not have it, to provide Internet access for residents who travel to other areas of the country, and to support schools so that each student can have Internet access.

            Rental costs are $2 per day in these time frames:   7 days (minimum) will cost $14.  

14 days will cost $28.  21 days (maximum) will cost $42.

For this innovative program, the HotSpots were purchased by the Blount County Friends of the Library. 

            In order to borrow a mobile hotspot from the library, a person must

·         Be an adult, aged 18 and older,·         Have a valid Blount County Public Library card with $0.00 fines,·         Be cleared of any Blount County Public Library collection agency fees,·         Have a valid Driver’s License or Identification Card (Passport or Armed Services),·         Be able to charge cost of rental on a credit card or debit card (no prepaid credit cards, cash or checks accepted),·         Agree to T-Mobile’s acceptable use policy which prohibits pirating, illegal downloads, viewing child pornography, etc.

In addition, the borrower is responsible for all materials associated with the library HotSpot and will pay for the loss or damage to the device/components.

      Lending Policy  Loan periods for the HotSpot will be 7 days, 14 days or 21 days.  Equipment must be returned to the location from which it was borrowed and returned to a library staff member (no book drop returns).  There will be a borrowing limit of one device per household.  HotSpot devices may only be used in the continental United States.  

      Lease Agreement   Each borrower will complete, and agree to the terms of, an Equipment Lease Agreement.

 

            Open to the public, the program is sponsored by the Blount County Public Library, located at 508 N. Cusick Street, Maryville, where services are an example of your tax dollars at work for you. 

            For further information about library programs or services, call the library at 982-0981 or visit the Web site at www.blountlibrary.org . To sign up to receive a monthly calendar by email, go to the library’s Home Page, click on the “News and Events” tab, and then “Calendar of Events Signup” and type in your email address. Also check out Facebook at “Blount County Public Library” and Twitter at “Blount_Library”.

 

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The Erwin Record - Library Happenings - Transfer migration taking place to change library data systems

The Erwin Record - Library Happenings - Transfer migration taking place to change library data systems | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"As you read this column Wednesday morning, the migration is taking place. After months of investigation, deliberation, negotiation and preparation, our data is being transferred from one integrated library system to another..."

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Drunk woman arrested for passing out in library bathroom

Drunk woman arrested for passing out in library bathroom | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A woman who smelled of alcohol was arrested in Davidson County on Sunday after she allegedly passed out in the Nashville Public Library's bathroom.
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Play Chess at Blount County Public LIbrary (Every Thursday)

Play Chess at Blount County Public LIbrary (Every Thursday) | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
When: Thu, May 21 1PM–4PM. Where: Blount County Public Library, 508 N. Cusick Street, Maryville, TN.  Thursdays, 1 p.m. until 4 p.m., “Play Chess at the Library: Every Thursday.” Middle and high school students (or any age) are invited to play chess. Tom Jobe coaches most Thursdays in the Teen Central area of the library. Once per month: ...
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