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Blount book effort brings complete English library to former Soviet satellite

Blount book effort brings complete English library to former Soviet satellite | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Steve Hillis says he can see value in making the world "a little bit smaller" and a little bit wiser about itself...

 

The American-Georgian Library project, which has its own Facebook page, represents the combined efforts of the Friends of the Blount County Library, the Civil Education and Social Equality Center and the American Book Club at the Tbilisi university, and the city of Alcoa, for which Hillis works as purchasing agent. The Blount County Sister City Organization also took part. ..."

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UT officials searching for new 4-H camp site on NWTNTODAY.COM

UT officials searching for new 4-H camp site on NWTNTODAY.COM | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...On Monday night, politicians, farmers, people working in agriculture-related businesses and former 4-H’ers from Obion and Weakley counties gathered at the Obion County Public Library for an invitation-only meeting where they learned that the University of Tennessee Extension System is looking at the latter option..."

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Twitter / Logo & Brand

Twitter / Logo & Brand | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

If you have a library Twitter account, Twitter has updated it's logo & brand policy. For example,  it includes a statement that Twitter and Tweet are supposed to be capitalized.

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Read 20 Book Club - December Book of the Month

Read 20 Book Club - December Book of the Month | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The purpose of the First Lady’s READ20 Book Club is to give Tennessee families a fun goal of reading together with their children for 20 minutes every day..."  See the December book of the month the 4 family friendly activities that go along with the book.

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CDC says flu season starts early, could be bad

CDC says flu season starts early, could be bad | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Flu season in the U.S. is off to its earliest start in nearly a decade — and it could be a bad one...."  Photo of woman getting shot at the Central Library of Baptist Healthcare. (ow!)

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University of Tennessee library debuts "Database of the Smokies" | Mountain Xpress | Asheville, NC

University of Tennessee library debuts "Database of the Smokies" | Mountain Xpress | Asheville, NC | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

DOTS "A one-stop, online searchable record of published material on Great Smoky Mountains National Park..."

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Nutcracker Story at Myrtle Glanton Lord Library

Nutcracker Story at Myrtle Glanton Lord Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

TODAY "Dance Theatre of Tennessee presents The Nutcracker Story Time: 10 a.m., Myrtle Glanton Lord Library, Patterson Park Community Center, 521 Mercury Blvd., Murfreesboro."

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New Edition of TLA Quarterly Newsletter Available Now

New Edition of TLA Quarterly Newsletter Available Now | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The latest edition of the latest edition of the TLA Quarterly Newsletter is now available at: http://www.tnla.org/associations/5700/Fall%202012.pdf

 

Who is the TEL Trainer of the Year? When is the 2013 conference & what's the theme? Learn all this more!

 

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I Love Libraries has The Tennessee Virtual Archive is as their Digital Library of the Week!

I Love Libraries has The Tennessee Virtual Archive is as their Digital Library of the Week! | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

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Events > GRAND OPENING RECEPTION > Alamo, TN > Jackson Sun

Events > GRAND OPENING RECEPTION > Alamo, TN > Jackson Sun | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

TODAY: "Crockett County Friends of the Library will host a reception at the newly remodeled Library..."

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5th Annual Gift of Literacy Holiday Book Drive

5th Annual Gift of Literacy Holiday Book Drive | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Gift of Literacy Holiday Book Drive runs through January 1st...

 

City National Bank is partnering once again with Barnes & Noble this holiday season for a multi-state book drive that will celebrate the joy of reading and benefit area schools in Nevada, California, New York, Nashville, Tennessee, and Atlanta, Georgia. This is the 5th consecutive year that City National and Barnes & Noble have partnered in its holiday book drive...."

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WestStar’s first session to focus on transportation, agriculture

WestStar’s first session to focus on transportation, agriculture | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... Mrs. Frilling is still working on finalizing the agenda for the Obion County session. She and WestStar officials have included a tour of Tyson Foods, a tour of the Obion County Public Library and a bus tour of Discovery Park of America...."

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TWRA: Hunter safety signups move online | can use library computers - oakridger.com

TWRA: Hunter safety signups move online | can use library computers - oakridger.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...For those persons without computer access, they are encouraged to visit a local library or call a TWRA regional office for further assistance..."

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Buzzing Around Houston Co - Christmas Home Tour Tickets on Sale at Library

Buzzing Around Houston Co - Christmas Home Tour Tickets on Sale at Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Gary Cook will be having a book signing at 1p.m., on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at the Houston County Library....

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Representatives from TSLA to Visit Pulaski, Want to See Citizens' Civil War Items

Representatives from TSLA to Visit Pulaski, Want to See Citizens' Civil War Items | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Representatives from the Tennessee State Library and Archives and the Tennessee State Museum will be in Pulaski Dec. 7 to record and digitize Civil War memorabilia owned by local residents for a new exhibit...."

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Crossville Chronicle article on library events

Crossville Chronicle article on library events | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Wednesday Noon Concert on Dec. 5 and more

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Original Versions Of Tenn. Constitution Going On Display

Original Versions Of Tenn. Constitution Going On Display | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"History will be made this week in Nashville, as the original handwritten versions of the state constitution go on display for the very first time...

 

It's part of the 75th anniversary celebration of the building that house the Tennessee Supreme Court at 401 Seventh Avenue, as well as the opening of the Tennessee Judiciary Museum inside that building..."

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Webb instructor to participate in screening

Webb instructor to participate in screening | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Independent Television Service (ITVS), Nashville Public Television (NPT) and the Nashville Public Library bring director Neil Berkeley's award-winning documentary "Beauty is Embarrassing,' a film focusing on the life of renowned puppeteer and..."

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Students can 'de-stress' in Hodges during finals week | The Daily Beacon

Students can 'de-stress' in Hodges during finals week | The Daily Beacon | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"With only one day of classes left and finals just around the corner, Hodges Library wants to help students..."

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UT Libraries introduces new Smokies database

UT Libraries introduces new Smokies database | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... The Great Smoky Mountains Regional Project at the University of Tennessee Libraries recently released the new "Database of the Smokies," a free online bibliography of Smoky Mountains material published since 1934..."

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AL Live Episode 1 featuring Jason Griffey, Head of Library Information Technology at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga,

"Last week's premiere American Libraries Live online presentation, "Library 2017: Tech at Warp Speed," headed up by Jason Griffey can be viewed online via YouTube..."


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A novel idea - Southern Middle Tennessee Book Festival at the Maury County Public Library last Saturday.

A novel idea - Southern Middle Tennessee Book Festival at the Maury County Public Library last Saturday. | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Ask Tom Collins why he got into the writing business and he’ll tell you without hesitation it’s because he had to.When he started writing mystery novels, he was 66, newly retired and he was tired..."

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Obituary for Thomas Greer, Tennessee | timesfreepress.com

Obituary for Thomas Greer, Tennessee | timesfreepress.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

" In 1959, he proudly lead the way to the establishment of the ç, which continues to serve the Dunlap and Sequatchie County community today."

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Connells honored as McIver's Grant Public Library construction continues

Connells honored as McIver's Grant Public Library construction continues | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...Now, a local initiative is in place by Connell's children to raise $200,000 to aid McIver's Grant Public Library in costs associated with the children's department of its new building...."

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