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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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!
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."
"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.
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."
"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."
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.
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.
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.
"... 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. ..."
"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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