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Kingsport Library to present D-Day program | City of Kingsport Tennessee

Kingsport Library to present D-Day program | City of Kingsport Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

“The Americans on D-Day” a film by Living Battlefield will be presented at the Kingsport Public Library on November 29 at 4pm

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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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Southern Poverty Law Center On Race Relations - HispanicBusiness.com

Southern Poverty Law Center On Race Relations - HispanicBusiness.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"A speaker who came to talk about social justice and promoting diversity warmed her crowd Sunday afternoon at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library..."

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Making Tracks

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

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Tennessee GOP: Divided vision

Tennessee GOP: Divided vision | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...It's the GOP's first super majority since Reconstruction and the first time since 1977 that one party held a two-thirds majority in both houses at the same time, according to legislative librarian Eddie Weeks..."

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Jon Meachem takes close look at life of Thomas Jefferson

Jon Meachem takes close look at life of Thomas Jefferson | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Jon Meacham, a Chattanooga native and University of the South graduate, is now the executive editor at Random House publishing.
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Appalachian book project helps inmates in 6 states, including Tennessee

Appalachian book project helps inmates in 6 states, including Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"For people behind bars in six Appalachian states, they are one of the few forms of escape — hundreds of used books, wrapped in brown paper and stacked thigh-high under a table, just waiting to be shipped....

 

They’ve since sent dozens more to state and federal prisons across West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee..."

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Spring Hill roundup: Nov. 21- Kidz Kompany to perform 'Nutcracker'

Spring Hill roundup: Nov. 21- Kidz Kompany to perform 'Nutcracker' | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...The Spring Hill Public Library’s Kidz Kompany has begun rehearsing for its annual Christmas production, “The Nutcracker Story.”..."

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Tennessee Continues Participation in Chronicling America Project - 11/14/2012 - Chattanoogan.com

Tennessee Continues Participation in Chronicling America Project - 11/14/2012 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...TSLA recently learned that additional federal grant funds for the project will be made available by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress...."

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Library in top 200 of reading - Sevier County Library System

Library in top 200 of reading - Sevier County Library System | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Sevier County Library System has made it into the top 200 libraries and received a special kit to help encourage kids to read..."

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Tennessee Library Association: Awards Nominations Being Accepted Now

Tennessee Library Association: Awards Nominations Being Accepted Now | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Recognize a staff librarian and library worker via TLA!  There are several different awards available for staff in different libraries and different departments.  Don't wait if you know someone wonderful, nominate them today!  

 

Nomination deadlines range from Nov 22 to Dec 1!

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Northside’s Kennedy signs with Chattanooga | The Sun News | Macon.com

Northside’s Kennedy signs with Chattanooga | The Sun News | Macon.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Northside senior Christian Kennedy accepted an offer to play basketball and continue his education at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga during a Nov. 16 ceremony at the school.

 

Signing took place in the school media center.

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Tennessee Library Association: Awards Nominations Being Accepted Now

Tennessee Library Association: Awards Nominations Being Accepted Now | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Recognize a staff librarian and library worker via TLA!  There are several different awards available for staff in different libraries and different departments.  Don't wait if you know someone wonderful, nominate them today!

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Reference: U. of Tennessee Libraries Launches Database of the Smokies | LJ INFOdocket

Reference: U. of Tennessee Libraries Launches Database of the Smokies | LJ INFOdocket | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...The Great Smoky Mountains Regional Project at the University of Tennessee Libraries proudly announces the official release of the new Database of the Smokies (DOTS), a free online bibliography of Smoky Mountains material published since 1934, the date of the establishment of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park...."


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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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Middle Tennessee Book Festival slated Dec. 1 at Maury Co. Library

Middle Tennessee Book Festival slated Dec. 1 at Maury Co. Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Middle Tennessee Book Festival will be held from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Maury County Public Library...."

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Local events planned as part of World AIDS Day

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Hodges Libary will be one of several sites offering free, confidential HIV testing on Friday.

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Outdoors notebook

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The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet Friday in Nashville for a special one-day session. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m...

 

The TWRA reports that beginning Jan. 1 all hunter education students must register for classes online at www.tnwildlife.org. Registration must be completed prior to the class starting date. Persons without a computer are encouraged to visit a local library or call 1-800-624-7406 for further assistance...."

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Local firefighters collect toys for needy children

Local firefighters collect toys for needy children | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...Each fire station, as well as the Brentwood City Library and Brentwood City Hall, will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for underprivileged children throughout the Middle Tennessee area. Collection started the beginning of November and will continue through Dec. 23...."

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Maury County Now November 19, 2012 - Maury County Library with Adam Southern

"Maury County Now is a community news show covering the events, ideas, groups, and highlights, happenings in and around and Maury County. ..."

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HABIT dogs make good friends in hospitals and good listeners in schools

HABIT dogs make good friends in hospitals and good listeners in schools | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...A total 250 human-animal volunteer teams visit 141 East Tennessee facilities that also include libraries, assisted living, rehabilitation and cancer treatment centers..."

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Parade to usher in holiday events

Parade to usher in holiday events | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...The Dickson County Public Library kicks off their winter reading program Dec. 1 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., offering photos with Santa Claus..."

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Tennessee Newspaper Digitization Project: University of Tennessee Libraries

Tennessee Newspaper Digitization Project: University of Tennessee Libraries | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville was founded in 1794 and was designated the state land-grant institution in 1879. The University now has nearly 26,000 students and 400 academic programs.
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Community Calendar 11-20-12 - includes area library events

Community Calendar 11-20-12 - includes area library events | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Community Calendar 11-20-12 - The Community Calendar is a daily list of announcements of one-time events hosted by nonprofit groups....

 

FREE MEDICARE PART D HELP: SHIP Representatives from the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging & Disability will be at the Millard Oakley Library in Livingston on Tuesday, Nov. 27, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m...Thursday, Nov. 29, from 9:30 am.-6 p.m....

 

BOOK SALE: Twice Told Tales, a used bookstore located at the Putnam County Library will be open on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Also open on Friday, Nov. 30, from 4-6 p.m. for members of the Putnam County Library Friends only....

 

GENEALOGY: The Upper Cumberland Genealogical Association will meet on Saturday at 2 p.m., at the P.C. Library conference room. Guest speaker Dr. Opless Walker..."

 

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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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