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Home - Teen Read Week 2012 - Reading Is So Delicious! - LibGuides at Tennessee State Library and Archives

Home - Teen Read Week 2012 - Reading Is So Delicious! - LibGuides at Tennessee State Library and Archives | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Teen Read Week's Reading is Sooo Delicious program ideas, marketing, artwork, book lists, and more!

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Job Fair - Franklin, Tn

Job Fair - Franklin, Tn | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Tennessee Career Center at Franklin is having a job fair. The event will be held on Tuesday, September 25th from 9-1 in the Williamson County...
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2012 TLA Banned Books Week Display Contest

2012 TLA Banned Books Week Display Contest | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Have you started thinking about Banned Books Week 2012? I’m sure you have. Banned Books Week is celebrating its 30th anniversary, Sept. 30 to Oct. 6 (http://www.ala.org/advocacy/banned/bannedbooksweek and http://www.bannedbooksweek.org/).

 

The TLA Intellectual Freedom Committee is hosting its annual Banned Books Display Contest, and we hope that you will enter! There are two easy steps:

 

1. Take photos of your Banned Books Week display.

 

2. Send the photos, the name of your library, and any other related details to Anthony Prince (aprince1@tnstate.edu) before October 13, 2012. Photos of Banned Books Weeks celebrations will be posted to TLA’s website and Facebook page.

 

As with last year, we want you to vote on Facebook for your favorites (“Like” your favorite display). The TLA Intellectual Freedom committee will also vote on a winner. The winning library receives one full year of bragging rights for having the best display!

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Community calendar

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Right To Life
Stewart-Houston Right To Life will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Stewart County Public Library. For more information, call 931-232-9387.

 

Reader's Circle
The Readers’ Circle adult reading group will meet on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m. at the Stewart County Public Library, 102 Natcor Drive, Dover. For more information, call 931-232-3127."

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Tenn-Share DataFest 2012: A Mobile Feast for Libraries | Tenn-Share

Tenn-Share DataFest 2012: A Mobile Feast for Libraries | Tenn-Share | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

" DataFest 2012 will be Thursday, September 27th (9:30am to 5pm Central) at Nashville Public Library and will focus on Mobile products and technologies...."  Registration ends Sept 24!

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Historically Speaking: A new banking model for Oak Ridge in a historic bank buildingOakridger- Oak Ridge, TN

Historically Speaking: A new banking model for Oak Ridge in a historic bank buildingOakridger- Oak Ridge, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

In 1945 "...  "The public library had about 9,000 books and 10,000 members holding cards. ..."

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Robert Booker: Papers didn't value privacy in the past

Robert Booker: Papers didn't value privacy in the past | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"For the past four or five years when invited to speak to civic or church groups, I have often used information I call "stories torn from the pages of time." I read excerpts from old Knoxville newspapers that I think will interest the listeners.

 

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Most of Knoxville's newspapers from the first one in 1791 can be read at the McClung Collection in the East Tennessee History Center at the corner of Gay and Clinch. They are part of the Knox County Library System."

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Residents learn history of Alcoa through photographs | wbir.com

Residents learn history of Alcoa through photographs | wbir.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"People gathered at the Blount County Library Monday to take a look into their past and remember their heritage. The city hosted City of Alcoa: History in Pictures. ..."

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Sumner County receives local government awards, 1 for the new Portland Public Library

Sumner County receives local government awards, 1 for  the new Portland Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The county received awards in three categories: Parks and Recreation for the Station Camp Greenway, Healthy Communities for Walk Across Sumner, and Public Facilities for the new Portland Public Library."

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Tennessee Voices: Governor's Books from Birth gives children gift of reading

Tennessee Voices: Governor's Books from Birth gives children gift of reading | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Sept. 17-23 is Imagination Library Week, when we celebrate the statewide success of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library programs all across our state.
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TLA Newsletter - Summer 2012 - Find out what's happening with TLA!

TLA Newsletter - Summer 2012 - Find out what's happening with TLA! | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The summer 2012 edition of the TLA Newsletter is now available for your enjoyment.
Please see: http://www.tnla.org/associations/5700/Summer%202012.pdf ;  Member news, State Library updates, an article on new Tenn-Share Director, Jenifer Grady and more!


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TLA President's Blog - The Mobile Wave by Michael Saylor

TLA President's Blog - The Mobile Wave by Michael Saylor | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Dinah Harris asks TLA members how the "disruptive technology" of mobile computing is impacting our libraries and patrons.  How can they be used in libraries?


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Elk Valley Times - Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library series features Amanda Owens

Elk Valley Times - Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library series features Amanda Owens | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The ongoing fall lecture series hosted by the Friends of the Library is continuing this week with a presentation by Amanda Owens, an osteologist.

 

The presentation will be held from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 11, in the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library’s Genealogy Room."

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2012 Southern Festival of Books Schedule includes events at Nashville Public Library| Humanities Tennessee

2012 Southern Festival of Books Schedule includes events at Nashville Public Library| Humanities Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Tennessee's 3rd District debate scheduled for Oct. 8 at Cleveland Bradley County Public Library

Tennessee's 3rd District debate scheduled for Oct. 8 at Cleveland Bradley County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann has agreed to debate his Democratic challenger in one of the most conservative parts of Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District. ..."

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Library has kids' story time

Library has kids' story time | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library started its weekly story time program which runs through Oct. 13. Busy Bees can keep busy on Mondays at 9:30. Family Time meets at 10:30 on Monday and 9:30 on Tuesdays.

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Fall Conference 2012 | Tenn-Share l The Future of Resource Sharing: It's Still About the Book!

Fall Conference 2012 | Tenn-Share l The Future of Resource Sharing: It's Still About the Book! | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The 2012 Fall Conference will be held Friday, September 28 at Nashville Public Library.

 

Join us as we explore the future of resource sharing in Tennessee.  Learn about the new Firefly service and hear Keynote Speaker, Brett Bonfield.  

 

Registration ends Monday, September 24.

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Tennessee Library Association : Nominating Committee Seeks Candidates

Tennessee Library Association : Nominating Committee Seeks Candidates | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The Nominating Committee is seeking candidates for TLA Vice President/President Elect and Recording Secretary. Duties and responsibilities may be found in the TLA Manual of Procedures found on TLA’s web site at www.tnla.org under the heading “About TLA.” Please send your nominations (and yes, you may nominate yourself), to one of the Committee members listed below:

 

Pam Dennis, CULS
Susie Ries, Trustees/Friends
Sarah Searles, School Libraries
Stephanie Sutton, Special Libraries
Janet Walker, Public Libraries

 

All nominations must be received by October 14, 2012, so the Nominating Committee can finalize the ballot by November 30, 2012.

 


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TLA Newsletter - Summer 2012 - Find out what's happening with TLA!

TLA Newsletter - Summer 2012 - Find out what's happening with TLA! | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The summer 2012 edition of the TLA Newsletter is now available for your enjoyment.
Please see: http://www.tnla.org/associations/5700/Summer%202012.pdf ;  Member news, State Library updates, an article on new Tenn-Share Director, Jenifer Grady and more!


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Commission set to name Carter County’s first official historian for first time in 7 years - Elizabethton Star

Commission set to name Carter County’s first official historian for first time in 7 years - Elizabethton Star | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Stoney Creek resident Scott Bowers said he looks forward to collecting local pieces of history as the county’s first historian in several years. ..."

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At the Library: Superheroes are focus this week

At the Library: Superheroes are focus this week | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
This week is Superhero Week. In honor of the tragedy at the World Trade Center, our goal is to collect 911 nonperishable canned goods for our Dickson County Help Center. We also have a special guest reader for Storytime.
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Waiver would provide at-home care to chronically disabled children

Waiver would provide at-home care to chronically disabled children | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... The Tennessee Justice Center advocacy group will have an organizational meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the West Knoxville Branch Library on Golf Club Road for parents who want to advocate for the waiver in Tennessee. ..."

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Tennessee Shifting Driver's License Renewals to Self-Service Kiosks, iPads

Tennessee Shifting Driver's License Renewals to Self-Service Kiosks, iPads | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Tennessee residents needing to renew or replace their driver's licenses could be using self-service kiosks by November.

 

he Commercial Appeal reported that people could be heading to such places as libraries, police precincts and county clerk’s offices to use the kiosks. State officials also are in talks with a national retail outlet chain where some kiosks may be located. ..."

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Friends of the Tellico Village Public Library Newsletter Summer 2012 -library history and news

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September is National Library Card Sign-up Month

September is National Library Card Sign-up Month | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Memphis Public Library and Information Center wants to make sure all children have the most important school supply of all — a library card.
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