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Tennessee and the War of 1812 Program is September 29 - 09/22/2014 - Chattanoogan.com

Tennessee and the War of 1812 Program is September 29 - 09/22/2014 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Chattanooga Area Historical Association and the Local History and Genealogy Department of the Public Library invite you to attend "Tennessee and the War of 1812."  The event is free and open to the public, and will be held on Monday, September 29 at 6:00 pm at the downtown library..."

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TSLA Opens New Exhibit on TN's Role in Civil War in 1864 - TNReport

TSLA Opens New Exhibit on TN's Role in Civil War in 1864 - TNReport | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Press release from the Tennessee Secretary of State; September 22, 2014: 1864 would prove to be the decisive year of the Civil War. Despite Union victories at Gettysburg, Vicksburg, and Chattanooga the previous year, northern citizens were growing war-weary..."

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UT Medical Center to open Health Information Center

UT Medical Center to open Health Information Center | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Today, University of Tennessee Medical Center opens its Health Information Center in the newly relocated and expanded Preston Medical Library, across from Wood Auditorium in the main hospital.
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Summer Reading Program Ends At Knoxville Public Library - KNIA / KRLS Radio

KNIA / KRLS Radio Summer Reading Program Ends At Knoxville Public LibraryKNIA / KRLS RadioLibrary Director Roslin Thompson said over 500 people signed up for this year’s program with more than half of them completing it. The program is offered every summer to children, teens, and adults.... http://www.librarianchat.com/?p=6693


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Chattanooga Library Board Responds to Audit’s Allegations

Chattanooga Library Board Responds to Audit’s Allegations | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Last week the board of the Chattanooga Public Library (TN) responded to a city audit released in late August, which criticized Library Director and LJ librarian of the year Corinne Hill and top staffers for receiving excess travel reimbursements (since repaid), and stated that two employees have been reported to the state for suspected fraud for taking paid speaking and consultant jobs on library time.
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What Is A 21st Century Library For? - Looking Forward | Norm Jacknis Blog

"..In addition, libraries are beginning to understand their key role in supporting entrepreneurs as unofficial corporate librarian for these budding businesses.  The Chattanooga Public Library has made their top floor of their main building a center for entrepreneurs.   The public library in Westport, Connecticut opened up a Maker space in which people can use 3D printing machines to make all sort of artistic and/or utilitarian objects..."

 


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TN: Chattanooga Librarian Director's vision moves library forward | WRCB-TV

TN: Chattanooga Librarian Director's vision moves library forward | WRCB-TV | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"It's been a busy two years for the Chattanooga Public Library since Corinne Hill took over as library director in 2012..."


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McIver's Grant hosts job fair for Bethel and Goodwill

"McIver's Grant Public Library has been helping the community by hosting a job/career fair..."

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Grant Application | Friends of Tennessee Libraries

Grant Application | Friends of Tennessee Libraries | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Friends of Tennessee Libraries has established a Grant Program to aid member Friends groups in paying expenses for programs that would benefit the group, that they might not have the funds to implement..."

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Vermont Helps Shape New Era of the Library | Idea Lab | PBS

Vermont Helps Shape New Era of the Library | Idea Lab | PBS | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
In Chattanooga, Tenn., more aggressive experiments are performed. The Chattanooga Public Library has dedicated more than 12,000 square feet to a learning laboratory environment they call the 4th Floor
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College of Communication and Information to Celebrate Diversity Week | Tennessee Today

College of Communication and Information to Celebrate Diversity Week | Tennessee Today | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

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The College of Communication and Information will celebrate its Diversity and Inclusion Week September 22–25 with a keynote speech, an open forum, panels, and a diversity festival..."

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Justin Potter Library Supports Tennessee Promise Initiative | WJLE

Justin Potter Library Supports Tennessee Promise Initiative | WJLE | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
In support of the Tennessee Promise initiative, Justin Potter Library will commit to the following actions: 1. Starting Sept 25 through Oct. 30, Justin Potter Library will provide computers and quiet space each Thursday from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. for our high school seniors to go online at www.TNPromise.gov to apply for the Tennessee Promise scholarship, for adults to sign up as mentors and or community members for find out more information about this initiative.
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Nominations Needed for TLA Offices - Tennessee Library Association

Nominations Needed for TLA Offices - Tennessee Library Association | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The Nominating Committee is seeking persons who will serve in the following offices for the terms indicated...

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My Music City Mommy - Family Savings - Nashville Tennessee: Nashville Public Library FREE Events This Week

My Music City Mommy - Family Savings - Nashville Tennessee: Nashville Public Library FREE Events This Week | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Here's a look at a few Free Events from the Libraries round the area -  ..."

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GIS@SU: U.S. Census Data, GIS, and the Preston Medical Library.

GIS@SU: U.S. Census Data, GIS, and the Preston Medical Library. | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

... In 2011, the Preston Medical library in Tennessee used a combination of U.S. census data and GIS programs to better help their customers through an outreach program called Consumer and Patient Health Information Service, or CAPHIS..."

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Spotlight your library's unique special collections with OCLC's CONTENTdm Digital Solutions

Spotlight your library's unique special collections with OCLC's CONTENTdm Digital Solutions | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"At ALA Midwinter 2014, Carolyn Runyon, the Digital Archivist at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, explained their process of making all their library’s digital collections available through WorldCat and WorldCat Local, which serves as the discovery interface for OCLC WorldShare Management Services (WMS)..."

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Fall Tennessee Craft Fair Is Sept. 26-28 - 09/15/2014 - Chattanoogan.com

Fall Tennessee Craft Fair Is Sept. 26-28 - 09/15/2014 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... Thanks to community support, volunteers from the Frist, Cheekwood, Nashville Ballet, Ms. Biz Youth Entrepreneurs, the Nashville Public Library and the Tennessee State Museum will be onsite providing craft activities to help ignite creativity among children and inspire our next generation of craft artists..."

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Fill libraries with 3D printers and staff to help users learn CAD and coding, like at the Chattanooga Public Library in TN

Fill libraries with 3D printers and staff to help users learn CAD and coding, like at the Chattanooga Public Library in TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Follow the Chattanooga Public Library's model by providing 3D printers for the public to use, and staff who can help people learn to use them, like materials, CAD, coding, printer maintenance, costs, developing/using/increasing on-line 3D models for things people may need/want..."

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Not Your Mama’s Library Program: Lanyards give way to coding and power tools in summer tech camps nationwide

Not Your Mama’s Library Program: Lanyards give way to coding and power tools in summer tech camps nationwide | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The “2nd Floor” is a space for kids, tweens, and teens at the Chattanooga Public LIbrary.

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I love the idea of the "2nd Floor" for kids, tweens, and teens. I also love the idea of using the summer to foster the kinds of creative explorations that we often don't have time to accomplish during the school year. 

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Janice Keck Awards Ceremony

Janice Keck Awards Ceremony | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Williamson County Public Library held the Janice Keck Literary Awards Ceremony in August with Bill Peach acting as the emcee.  The winners received their own Janice Keck Literary Award Medallio...
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Spring Hill Library Donations Request | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN

Spring Hill Library Donations Request | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Friends of the Library are requesting
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"Do you have books or movies you are finished using?  The Spring Hill Library can use them!  Donated items are either added to the collection or sold by the Friends of the Library..."



- See more at: http://springhillfresh.com/blog/2014/09/19/spring-hill-library-donations-request/#sthash.1RVQIJ2z.dpuf

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Emory to celebrate life and work of Seamus Heaney

Emory to celebrate life and work of Seamus Heaney | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... The event coincides with the exhibition "Seamus Heaney: The Music of What Happens," which is on display in the Schatten Gallery at Emory's Robert W. Woodruff Library until Nov. 25..."

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UT Receives IMLS Planning Grant to Research Role of Rural Public Libraries in Economic Development

UT Receives IMLS Planning Grant to Research Role of Rural Public Libraries in Economic Development | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences (UT-SIS) has been awarded a one-year planning grant of $49,557 by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  Associate Professor Bharat Mehra and Assistant Professor Wade Bishop will administer the grant project, “The role of rural public libraries in small business economic development in the Appalachian region: A case study of Tennessee” (PLSB-TN).” ..."

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MDN: Device Library University of Memphis library stores gadgets, along with books

MDN: Device Library University of Memphis library stores gadgets, along with books | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
"The idea of a library might connote the image of some erudite sanctum, one of books, stuffiness, silence and readers lost in thought. Not so at the McWherter Library on the University of Memphis c...
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Greeneville-Greene County Public Library Closed Next Week

Greeneville-Greene County Public Library Closed Next Week | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The Greeneville-Greene County Public Library will be closed next week while new carpet is installed.

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