"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..."
"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."
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!
"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."
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...
"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."
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.
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.
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.
"...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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