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Boone Tree Library Association | Serving people of the Tri-Cities

Boone Tree Library Association | Serving people of the Tri-Cities | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Facebook, picnic, and a revamped website, oh my!

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Tennessee State Capitol an Elegant Wrought Iron Masterpiece | greengopost.com

Tennessee State Capitol an Elegant Wrought Iron Masterpiece | greengopost.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville, a stoic Greek Revival landmark, is elegant and gives Nashville an aura of power the way a capital should shine...

 

What should not be missed is the Legislative Lounge, which used to be the Tennessee State Library Room"

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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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Meet the Author at Art Circle Public Library

Dr. W. Calvin Dickson


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Startup Memphis: Look for the revamped GeekMemphis TechCamp

Startup Memphis: Look for the revamped GeekMemphis TechCamp | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"TechCamp, a technology, social and online marketing smorgasbord, is sponsored by GeekMemphis and will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Bornblum Library at Southwest Tennessee Community College, 5983 Macon Cove."

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library Summer Reading Programs : Discover Clarksville TN

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library Summer Reading Programs : Discover Clarksville TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Summer Reading Registration begins on May 12th, 2012 at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library. There will be Summer Reading Programs for all ages, even ADULTS!"

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Presentation On First Trans-Continental Flight Is May 14 At Library - 05/03/2012 - Chattanoogan.com

Presentation On First Trans-Continental Flight Is May 14 At Library - 05/03/2012 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Steve Robinson, grandson of one of the mechanics who undertook the first trans-continental flight, will give a talk at the Chattanooga Public Library on May 14 at 7 p.m."

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FF&M Trainstop Storytelling Festival scheduled May 4-5 | Columbia Daily Herald

FF&M Trainstop Storytelling Festival scheduled May 4-5 | Columbia Daily Herald | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"This event is coordinated by Mecca Caron of the Maury County Public Library and Sonjalyn Rine of Maury County Parks and Recreation with special thanks to the First Farmers & Merchants Bank, the Athenaeum, the James K. Polk Home and the Friends of the Maury County Library and numerous community sponsors and volunteers."

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TSLA at Smith County Smith County Heritage Museum

"May 11 - Smith County Heritage Museum Archivists and Curators from the Tennessee State Library and Archives and the Tennessee State Museum will be at the museum to record and digitize Civil War memorabilia for a new exhibit...

 

May 19 - Rotary Club Golf Tournament The 8th annual tournament will be held at the Cookeville Golf Club. Registration: 8:00—8:45 a.m. Tee Off at 9:00 a.m. Cash prizes will be given. Registration forms are available at the Smith County Library, from any Rotary Club member, and The Chamber of Commerce...." Page 6

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CANDLE study offers a glimpse at conditions that affect school readiness

CANDLE study offers a glimpse at conditions that affect school readiness | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"She hopes her son will some day work in the medical field, "where he can help others." In the meantime, she's reading to him and two older brothers, the oldest of whom already has a library card."

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Knox County Public Library's Children's Festival of Reading | Humanities Tennessee

Knox County Public Library's Children's Festival of Reading | Humanities Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Joining us on Saturday, May 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in World's Fair Park at the 8th annual kick off celebration for the Knox County Public Library's Summer Reading Programs are authors and illustrators who dreamed big and made it: Alyssa Capucilli, Jennifer and Matthew Holm, Gail Carson Levine, Dan Yaccarino, David Ezra Stein, and Dianne de Las Casas and many more."

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Cheapest of the Cheap contest winners dream big, spend smart

Cheapest of the Cheap contest winners dream big, spend smart | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Ms. Cheap announces winners of her Cheapest of the Cheap contest.
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McIver's Grant transition offers librarian a new challenge

McIver's Grant transition offers librarian a new challenge | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
McIver's Grant Public Library has seen many changes since the Dyersburg Women's Club established a local library in the basement of Cumberland Presbyterian Church nearly a century ago.
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Community Calendar for Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - Elizabethton Star

Community Calendar for Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - Elizabethton Star | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Tuesday-May 8

The Watauga Association of Genealogists will meet at the Johnson City Public Library, 100 West Millard St., at 6:30 p.m. (please note that our meeting is one week later this month). The scheduled program on the Washington County Obituary Project has been postponed, and the preliminary obituary scanning that was scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. is postponed as well. Instead the program will be a presentation on DVD by Dr. George Schweitzer on the topic: “Migration Routes 1607-1890.” Anyone interested in genealogy is welcome to attend. For more information, call Jim Wilson at 283-0318."

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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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ALA/Tennessee Joint Student Member Form | American Library Association

ALA/Tennessee Joint Student Member Form | American Library Association | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Library school students are eligible to join both ALA and the Tennessee Library Association at one low price of $35.00 a year. Join both state and national library associations and get connected to your future. Joint student members are full members of both associations, and receive all the benefits accorded to student members in each association..."


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State, Local Officials Work Toward New Library for White House, Tenn.

State, Local Officials Work Toward New Library for White House, Tenn. | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"State Rep. Debra Maggart, State Rep. Joshua Evans and Secretary of State Tre Hargett will be working with White House Mayor Mike Arnold, White House City Administrator Gerald Herman and other community leaders to help the community on the border of Sumner and Robertson counties get a new library. A meeting of community leaders is expected to be held later this month to discuss the increased need for library services in the White House area."

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Mark D. Sanders to be Saluted as Poet and Prophet on May 26 | Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News

Mark D. Sanders to be Saluted as Poet and Prophet on May 26 | Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The 90-minute program, hosted by Museum Editor Michael Gray, will include recordings, photos and film clips from the museum's Frist Library and Archive"

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Cheapest of the Cheap contest winners dream big, spend smart | wbir.com

Cheapest of the Cheap contest winners dream big, spend smart | wbir.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Winners mention READS and the Brentwood Public Library.

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Lee Political Science Students Accepted To PhD Programs - 05/06/2012 - Chattanoogan.com

Lee Political Science Students Accepted To PhD Programs - 05/06/2012 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"While at Lee, Ms. Carroll worked as a teaching assistant, resident and office assistant for Residential Life, and student worker in the William G. Squires Library."

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TLA Donates Check to Help with South Cheatham Public Library's Tornado Recovery

TLA Donates Check to Help with South Cheatham Public Library's Tornado Recovery | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The South Cheatham County Public Library was damaged by a tornado in March of 2012. The TLA contributed funds towards the library's recovery.  President Wendy Cornelisen presented the check to Librarian Janet Walker this past Friday.

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Museum Center given donation from Jordan Fabricating Inc. -program at Cleveland Public Library

Museum Center given donation from Jordan Fabricating Inc. -program at Cleveland Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"As part of his day in Cleveland, Elliott will conduct a wildwoods “ramble” at Fletcher Park the afternoon of June 9, where he will share his training as an herbalist and naturalist. In the evening he will share his unique brand of storytelling, music and humor at the Cleveland Public Library."

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TNJN - UT's Earth Month dedicates to celebrating our planet

TNJN - UT's Earth Month dedicates to celebrating our planet | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"April was Earth Month, and the University of Tennessee went extra green to celebrate...

 

The University further observed green practices this year by joining the global celebration of Earth Hour on March 31. The lights in Ayres Hall and Pendergrass Library were turned off for an hour in efforts to better conserve the planet’s energy and natural resources."

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Our View: A lean Metro needs modest tax hike

Our View: A lean Metro needs modest tax hike | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Without the mayor’s proposed tax increase, the city will not simply stand firm for a year; rather, it will fall hard...

 

The ruthless finances of running the city are such that without an increase, Metro would be $50 million in the hole, and have to cut 150-200 police positions, about that many teaching positions, close the branch libraries and more to continue meeting its obligations."

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Hidden historic drum uncovered in Clarksville house

Hidden historic drum uncovered in Clarksville house | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The trail went cold after he tracked down a Sept. 2, 1892, manuscript from the University of Tennessee Special Collections Library at Knoxville."

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