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Candidates field questions on downtown improvements, city services

Candidates field questions on downtown improvements, city services | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Art Circle Public Library held a "meet the candidates" forum for those running for two city council positions in next Tuesday's ele..."

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Write In at Portland Public Library | National Novel Writing Month

"Thirty days and nights of literary abandon..."

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Acuff Chair of Excellence recipient and Award Winning Writer David Huddle to read at APSU on November 8th

Acuff Chair of Excellence recipient and Award Winning Writer David Huddle to read at APSU on November 8th | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Every autumn, the Library of Virginia honors some of the nation’s top writers with its annual Virginia Literary Awards. Previous winners include such noted authors as Richard Bausch, Barbara Kingsolver and Geraldine Brooks..."

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Despite chill, it’s trick-or-treat time - Elizabethton Star

Despite chill, it’s trick-or-treat time - Elizabethton Star | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Photo by Brandon Hicks
Emma Horton listens to a story during the Elizabethton/ Carter County Public Library’s . Tuesday’s session was “Heroween” and young readers were encouraged to come dressed in costume."

 

So cute!

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More than $8.1 million in taxpayer waste in Tennessee in October

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"...In addition, bids were not solicited to pave the library parking lot ($61,782)...."

 

 

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Tennessee Department of State: Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Tennessee Department of State: Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

LBPH is a free library program of braille, recorded and large print materials is available to residents of Tennessee who are not able to use standard print materials due to a visual or physical disability. If you know of anyone who would benefit from their services, please share this website with them or tell them to inquire at their local library. In Tennessee. everyone is able to read! 

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40th Anniversary Celebration & 2012 Homecoming | School of Information Sciences

40th Anniversary Celebration & 2012 Homecoming | School of Information Sciences | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Tomorrow is the Annual Homecoming Brunch Celebrating Our 40th Anniversary with Speaker Marcellus Turner.  RSVP to attend.

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State Supreme Court Rules Memphis Library Photo ID Cards Can Be Used To Vote

State Supreme Court Rules Memphis Library Photo ID Cards Can Be Used To Vote | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
(Memphis) On the last day of early voting, there was a major ruling by the Tennessee Supreme Court on the...
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TN High Court Upholds Memphis Library Cards, to Hear Voter ID Case

TN High Court Upholds Memphis Library Cards, to Hear Voter ID Case | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Tennessee Supreme Court has upheld an earlier court decision to accept Memphis library cards as acceptable voter identification, at least for the November 6 election until the case goes back to court."

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Memphis library cards acceptable as photo ID for vote: court

Memphis library cards acceptable as photo ID for vote: court | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - Voters will be allowed to use Memphis library cards as photo identification in the November 6 election, the Tennessee Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a blow to Republicans who wanted only ID issued by the federal...
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Seymour Middle School wins $150,000 in U.S. Cellular contest

Seymour Middle School wins $150,000 in U.S. Cellular contest | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"It's a three-peat for the Seymour community, and a clean sweep for Seymour schools....

 

The list includes new computers and video cameras; a bass drum for the band; four percussion instruments for the chorus; more books and a new reading program for the library; and curriculum and technology training for teachers."

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Memphis pushes back over library ID voting policy

Memphis pushes back over library ID voting policy | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Election officials have been making Shelby County early voters who show only a Memphis library card as their photo identification cast a provisional ballot, and an attorney for the city on Monday demanded the practice stop.
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Town of Jonesborough - Tuesday Night @ the Movies

Town of Jonesborough - Tuesday Night @ the Movies | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Based on Pulizer Prize-winning play "Harvey", the film will be shown at the Jonesborough Library on Nov. 6 beginning at 5:30 pm..."

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Things to do this week in Williamson County: Big used book sale starts Thursday

Things to do this week in Williamson County: Big used book sale starts Thursday | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...The Friends of the Williamson County Public Library will be holding a huge used book sale Thursday through Saturday..." 

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Daylight Saving Time 2012: Why and When Does It Begin?

Daylight Saving Time 2012: Why and When Does It Begin? | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Why do we spring forward Sunday? Should daylight savings be abolished? Get the facts—and a few controversial takes on changing time.

 

Don't be late to work!  Fall Back for DST starts at 2 a.m. on November 4.

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Spring Hill Public Library November Artist-Nancy Bowron | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN

Spring Hill Public Library November Artist-Nancy Bowron | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Nancy Bowron is a fervent lover of textiles, color, and texture...."

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Voter ID law stymies Nashville woman's right

Voter ID law stymies Nashville woman's right | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
With Election Day drawing near, time is running out for Cora Beach to obtain a state-issued photo identification to vote — and she's almost ready to give up.
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Daylight Saving Time 2012: Why and When Does It Begin?

Daylight Saving Time 2012: Why and When Does It Begin? | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Why do we spring forward Sunday? Should daylight savings be abolished? Get the facts—and a few controversial takes on changing time.

 

Don't be late to work!  Fall Back for DST starts at 2 a.m. on November 4.

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Money Smart Week @ your library 2013

Money Smart Week @ your library 2013 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Sign Up for ‘Money Smart Week @ your library’, April 20-27, 2013

Please join the hundreds of libraries across the country that will be providing financial literacy programming during Money Smart Week @ your library, April 20-27.

Libraries

 of all types can provide much needed financial education to their communities- pubic, school, academic, special. Last year over 250 libraries in 39 states participated. 

ALA and the Federal Reserve Bank (Chicago) have partnered to make it easy for you to participate, with toolkits, great program ideas, guides, resources, downloadable logos and more. Participation is easy with only one program needed during the week.

To learn more about ‘Money Smart Week @ your library’ and how other libraries have benefited from being part of Money Smart Week @ your library take a look at this recent archived webinar,http://tinyurl.com/smw2012webinararchive
, which you can view at your leisure (55 minutes). 

Please register as a 'Library Partner' at the Money Smart Week website - http://www.moneysmartweek.org/ala by January 2nd.

And don’t forget to also sign up for the Money Smart Week @ your library discussion list, to learn about updates and share and learn with other participating librarians.

SUBSCRIBE INSTRUCTIONS:

Go to: http://lists.ala.org/sympa/info/mswlibrary
Choose "Subscribe" from the left-hand column and provide your e-mail address
First-time subscribers will be required to provide a password
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Early Voting Ends With High Turn Out

Early Voting Ends With High Turn Out | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...If the parking lot at the Hermitage Library Thursday was any indication of voter turnout this presidential election, expect a heavy flow of traffic. Walking into the Hermitage Library voters were met with lines wrapped around the book cases..."

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Court allows library card ID for voters for now

Court allows library card ID for voters for now | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Tennessee Supreme Court said Thursday it will take up the challenge to the state's voter identification law and has ordered election officials to accept Memphis photo library cards at the polls".

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Court: Memphis library cards can be used at the polls

Court:  Memphis library cards can be used at the polls | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that photo ID cards issued by the Memphis Public Library qualify as a valid form of identification in Tuesday's election.
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City Sends Cease and Desist Letter in Voter ID Case

City Sends Cease and Desist Letter in Voter ID Case | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...Memphis is the eye of the legal storm that is bound for the Tennessee Supreme Court...."

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The Plot Thickens, as State Election Officials Resist Order to Honor Library Cards

The Plot Thickens, as State Election Officials Resist Order to Honor Library Cards | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"City seeks cease-and-desist order from AG Cooper; meanwhile SCEC chairman Meyers says few library cards have been presented at polls..."

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