"Groundbreaking ceremonies for the expansion and renovation of Adams Memorial Library are scheduled for Saturday, April 21 a 2 o’clock. A contract was signed last week in which Preston Brothers Construction Co. of Woodbury will do the construction work beginning immediately after the groundbreaking."
"As libraries across the United States celebrate National Library Week from April 8-14, Governor Bill Haslam signed a proclamation declaring April 9 to be "Library Day" in Tennessee. This honor is in recognition of the many services that libraries are providing to citizens across the state. Tennessee Library Legislation Day is recognized annually by the Tennessee Library Association (TLA) in April."
On June 29, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. State Representative Barnett Rich will speak at Irving Meek Jr. Memorial Library about helping 120 more people who are losing their jobs in Adamsville, TN. Their last paychecks will be on June 29th 2012 which is the last Friday of the summer reading program. Children can come to the library and stay with their parents and grandparents. The event will take place at the library on 204 W. Main in Adamsville, Tn. 38310.
The library offers computer assistance every Tue and Thursday afternoon from 4-6 on how to look for jobs and apply for jobs on line as well as teach them anything else they are interested in. Everyone is on a different skill level with the computers & accessing online information. The library has someone available to help.
""Teachers are in such a frenzy about this evaluation system, period," said Clara Ford, a librarian at Kirby High. "A lot of teachers will be judged according to how the teachers in core subjects do. I don't think that is fair," she said."
UT's Center for Sustainable Business and Tourism will host two events allowing university and state leaders to discuss critical issues that impact the state's environment and economy. The events will be held 2:10 to 3:30 p.m.
""History is Jonesborough's story," said Gerald Price, a resident of the historic district and descendant of the Bean family of Boones Creek, the earliest to settle in the state. "The genealogy section at the library is one of the best in the region and a lot of people travel to Jonesborough to use it.""
"She attended Notre Dame High School and the University of Chattanooga where a love of books took root and eventually led her to volunteer at the Signal Mountain Library and join the Signal Mountain Literary Guild."
"Carolyn Ferrell will sign her book “Occupied! The Story of Clarksville, Tennessee during the Civil War” in the large meeting of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 15."
"Under the consent agenda, the council approved sponsorship of the 2012 Tennessee Senior Men's Open at a cost of $12,500, and a request from the Art Circle Library to connect an electronic sign to the city lights at Webb Ave. and 2nd Street."
"Pictured is Maury County Major James L. Bailey Jr. signing a proclamation declaring April 8-14 as National Library Week. This year’s theme is “You Belong @ Your Library.” Also pictured from left, are Adam Southern, reference librarian, and Elizabeth Potts, library director."
"Chery Cratty, pulp painter from Smithville, Tenn.,, will outline her adventure into her pioneering technique of painting with pigmented cellulose pulp at the free educational program of the Arts Council of Williamson County (ACWC), “Art: Up Close & Personal,” Monday, April 9 in the Williamson County Public Library."
"Last year, Shirley, a retired school teacher and self-published author, decided to tell Jane’s story through a children’s picture book. The pair collaborated on the lively project for six months, culminating in a recent book-signing and reading event at the Benton County Library in Camden."