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Summer Reading Program And Website Redesign Coming Soon To Collegedale - 04/17/2012 - Chattanoogan.com

Summer Reading Program And Website Redesign Coming Soon To Collegedale - 04/17/2012 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Commissioner Debbie Baker brought a library board proposal about a summer reading program. The library will offer temporary memberships from June to August for students who do not reside in Collegedale or currently own a library membership. Students and families could purchase the $10 memberships for the summer. A limit of 10 books could be checked out."

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Call for Entries by Youth: Library's Literary Magazine - Arts Calendar - A! Magazine for the Arts

Call for Entries by Youth: Library's Literary Magazine - Arts Calendar - A! Magazine for the Arts | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Deadline May 31: The Johnson City Public Library is accepting original works of poetry, essays, short stories, drawings, paintings, and photographs submitted by youth in grades 6-12 for the library's annual Literary Magazine."

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Events happening today in our area - UT Hodges Library Relaxation Week

Events happening today in our area - UT Hodges Library Relaxation Week | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Here's a look at what's going on in our area throughout this Monday.

 

The University of Tennessee's John C. Hodges Library becomes a relaxation center all week to help students with final exam week stress."

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This Is Smyrna, TN: Ballet event tomorrow

This Is Smyrna, TN: Ballet event tomorrow | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Smyrna Public Library and Dance Theatre of Tennessee invite you to a family friendly event where adults and kids can preview the "Coppelia" ballet, which will be performed May 5th and 6th at MTSU's Tucker Theater. (May 1)

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Budget Woes Push Decommission of Tenn. Vehicles

Budget Woes Push Decommission of Tenn. Vehicles | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Wharton's proposed budget for city operations showed a savings of $4.5 million from putting the fire vehicles out of service and closing five libraries, including the Highland Branch, Cossitt Branch and the Poplar-White Station Branch. The other two library branches to be closed will be decided later."

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Austin Peay State University hosts Arts and Music program May 1st for local youngsters l larksville-Montgomery County Public Library

Austin Peay State University hosts Arts and Music program May 1st for local youngsters l larksville-Montgomery County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"On Tuesdays throughout the spring, a group of eager youngsters and their parents have crowded into the Children’s Library of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library for an afternoon of free creative arts activities.

They were taking advantage of the new Children’s Arts Interaction Program, hosted by Austin Peay State University music and art faculty members and students. The program, which is open to all preschool and early elementary aged children, comes to an end this Tuesday, May 1st, at 4:30pm."

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UT Library becomes 'Relaxation Center' for students

UT Library becomes 'Relaxation Center' for students | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Students at the University of Tennessee will see some relief for this week of final exams as the John C. Hodges Library is turned into a relaxation center.
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Brentwood Library Buzz: Free Concert: The Nashville Philharmonic Flute Ensemble

Brentwood Library Buzz: Free Concert: The Nashville Philharmonic Flute Ensemble | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The ensemble performs original compositions for flute ensemble as well as transcriptions of popular classical music featuring the entire flute family (piccolo, flute, alto flute, bass flute). No registration is necessary for this free concert." May 7

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State Archivists to Visit Smith County in Search of Civil War Memorabilia

State Archivists to Visit Smith County in Search of Civil War Memorabilia | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Representatives from the Tennessee State Library and Archives and the Tennessee State Museum will be in Carthage May 11 to record and digitize Civil War memorabilia."

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Bledsoe County will turn old jail into military museum

Bledsoe County will turn old jail into military museum | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

An old jail in Bledsoe County is being turned into a military museum...

 

"“If only the walls could talk,” said Bledsoe County Public Library Director Carolyne Knight."

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FRIENDS OF KING FAMILY LIBRARY LIFELONG LEARNING SERIES: ALL ABOUT GOATS!

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Pacesetters at Putnam County Library

Pacesetters at Putnam County Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Pacesetters - Empowering and supporting Individuals to be valued members of society.
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Century Farms program offers families details about their roots

Century Farms program offers families details about their roots | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Williamson County has at least 25 Century Farms, according to Caneta Hankins, director for the Tennessee Century Farm Program....

 

Geneva Shafer, who works with special collections at the Williamson County Library, helps families prove that a farm has been in the same family for the minimum of 100 years.

 

Shafer said the process helps provide the families who participate with knowledge of their roots."

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Old Tennessee jail to become military museum

Old Tennessee jail to become military museum | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

PIKEVILLE, Tenn.(AP) — ""If only the walls could talk," said Bledsoe County Public Library Director Carolyne Knight, who keeps and researches the library's collections of historical records. "It has seen 46 sheriffs come and go.""

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Calendar of events - Linebaugh Library & branch events

Calendar of events - Linebaugh Library & branch events | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Book clubs, Cookies with Coppelia and more!

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Books, Not Ballots? TN County Debates Use of Library for Voting - Election Academy

Books, Not Ballots? TN County Debates Use of Library for Voting - Election Academy | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Obituary For: Bud Clark | Friends of the Tellico Village Library l McGill-Karnes Funeral Home

Obituary For: Bud Clark | Friends of the Tellico Village Library l McGill-Karnes Funeral Home | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Bud initially retired to Winter Haven, FL and finally to Tellico Village in 1992 where he became active in the American Legion Post 120 and 256, served in the Loudon County Veterans Honor Guard, the Loudon County Republican Party, the Piney Ruritan Club, the GM Club of Tellico Village, Friends of the Tellico Village Library and was a member of First Baptist Church of Tellico Village."

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Books for Kids Kicks Off Children's Book Week with Scholastic's READ EVERY DAY, 5/6

Books for Kids Kicks Off Children's Book Week with Scholastic's READ EVERY DAY, 5/6 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Books for Kids has expanded nationally and opened libraries in Delaware, Texas, California, Tennessee, Washington, DC and Arizona, partnering with national corporate sponsors, Homewood Suites by Hilton and ING Direct."

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Group for dads helps parents get more involved in kids' lives l Cedar Bluff Elementary School library

Group for dads helps parents get more involved in kids' lives l Cedar Bluff Elementary School library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Rob Filipkowski tells members of All Pro Dads why he is proud of his sons Nick and Luke during a meeting last year in the library at Cedar Bluff Elementary School."

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Old Bledsoe County Jail finds new future

Old Bledsoe County Jail finds new future | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The 160-year-old Bledsoe County Jail building likely will never hold another prisoner, but it will offer a home to a military museum and the county's Veterans Service Office.
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May 1: Summer Reading Program Registration Begins on The Cannon Courier

May 1: Summer Reading Program Registration Begins on The Cannon Courier | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Cannon County Library System Summer Reading Program registration begins May 1.

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Welcome to the City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Welcome to the City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The ordinances listed below will become effective on April 26, 2012. The ordinances have been published on the City’s web site in their entirety (http://www.oakridgetn.gov) where they will remain for 30 days. They are also available at the Oak Ridge Public Library and have become a permanent record in the Office of the City Clerk in the Municipal Building."

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Friends of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library Book Sale Full of Bargains

Friends of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library Book Sale Full of Bargains | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The sale is held twice a year—and last Saturday was the Spring sale. It takes place at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library(350 Pageant Lane) in a trio of rooms just to the right of the entry to the library door."

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Blount Library To Mark 10th Anniversary June 16 - The Daily Times

Blount Library To Mark 10th Anniversary June 16 - The Daily Times | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"After 10 years in the new building, the Blount County Public Library continues to be a community gathering center with ongoing and ever-changing events, services, materials and staff.

 

The community is invited to help celebrate 10 years of sweet success at two celebrations — one for children (free) from 2-4 p.m. and one Evening Dessert Tasting and Entertainment (admission charge) from 6-8 p.m. — in the library on Saturday, June 16."

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