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UT Libraries Displays Mementos, Digitizes Diary from First Denali Ascent | Tennessee Today

UT Libraries Displays Mementos, Digitizes Diary from First Denali Ascent | Tennessee Today | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
On June 7, 1913, four climbers—including Robert Tatum, a young Episcopal missionary from Knoxville—were the first to reach the summit of Mount McKinley, also known as Denali, the highest peak in North America.
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Ronnie Milsap for Raise Your Hand Tennessee

A public service announcement featuring Ronnie Milsap on the importance of Raise Your Hand Tennessee.
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Tennessee Valley Fair Announces 2013 Summer Reading Program

Tennessee Valley Fair Announces 2013 Summer Reading Program | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Beginning June 17, children of all ages will fill area libraries to learn more about agriculture and enjoy a little Fun on the Farm. The Tennessee Valley F
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‘An Evening in Woodland Park’ slated for Saturday

‘An Evening in Woodland Park’ slated for Saturday | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department and the Maury County Library Summer Reading Program will host “An Evening in Woodland Park” at the amphitheater Saturday. Bring your lawn chair or...
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Old Hickory Rotary donates Kindles to adult reading classes

Old Hickory Rotary donates Kindles to adult reading classes | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
For the second year, the Jackson Old Hickory Rotary Club has purchased Kindles for adult education classes in Jackson.
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Not to a library but interesting.

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Longtime Kingsport educator Barbara Goodlett dies

Longtime Kingsport educator Barbara Goodlett dies | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
KINGSPORT — Veteran educator, former city school board member and author Barbara Goodlett died Thursday. Goodlett was an English teacher and later vice principal at Dobyns-Bennett. After retirement from the school system, she served on the BOE.
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"... In an Oct. 11, 2010 Kingsport Times-News article about a lecture Goodlett was about to give to the Kingsport Public Library’s Friends of the Archives on “Kingsport Yesterday,” Goodlett said she spent a lot of time downtown growing up because her father worked 55 years in retailing downtown, starting in 1925 at the Big Store, which became the J. Fred Johnson Co. department store...."

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Frugal Dr. Mom: Williamson County Public Library Summer Reading Program Kick-off

Frugal Dr. Mom: Williamson County Public Library Summer Reading Program Kick-off | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Here's something great to get your kids into this summer!  Sign up for Dig into Reading, the Summer Reading Program!..."

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Update: Daughter recalls Durham handwrote books in pencil

Update: Daughter recalls Durham handwrote books in pencil | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Husband, father, businessman, state historian and acclaimed writer Walter Durham could always be counted on to relate a piece of Tennessee history from memory, but also to lend a helping hand, friends and family said Tuesday.
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"...Memorials in Durham’s honor may be made to the Gallatin Public Library, 123 E. Main St., and The Sumner County Archives, 365 N. Belvedere Drive, in Gallatin."

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Cleveland-Bradley County Public Library in Partnership with Recorded Books Announces Availability of Continuing Education Service Universal Class

Cleveland-Bradley County Public Library in Partnership with Recorded Books Announces Availability of Continuing Education Service Universal Class | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Cleveland-Bradley County Public Library, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books, is pleased to offer Universal Class, an online database of continuing education courses...
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E-books present new chapter for libraries, publishers to solve

E-books present new chapter for libraries, publishers to solve | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The way people read is changing.
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Clowers is recognized by library

Clowers is recognized by library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Clowers is recognized by library - Evealyn Clowers was recognized for 31 years of service to the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library during Tuesday night’s bimonthly board meeting..."

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Lawson McGhee Library closed downtown for repairs May 24-28.

Lawson McGhee Library closed downtown for repairs May 24-28. | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...The library is undergoing repairs to the heating and cooling system and a cooling tower will be replaced over the holiday weekend..."

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Ms. Cheap: First Saturday Art Crawl is bigger, better

Ms. Cheap: First Saturday Art Crawl is bigger, better | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Great music, art, movies and good sales start the month off right.
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"...music and puppets from the Nashville Public Library, as well as participation from the Tennessee State Museum..."

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Author Howard Goode at Maury County Library Thursday, June 6

Author Howard Goode at Maury County Library Thursday, June 6 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Author Howard Goode will be at the Maury County Library at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6, to discuss his latest novel, “The Devil’s Due: Redemption.”ABOUT THE BOOKRay Gentry loved airplanes from the...
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King Documentary Wins Prestigious Peabody Award in Digest - Memphis Daily News

King Documentary Wins Prestigious Peabody Award  in Digest - Memphis Daily News | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"A documentary about the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has won the prestigious Peabody Award, with the help from the University of Memphis Libraries."

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Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission receives $15,000 grant from Dollar General Literacy Foundation by CEE

Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission receives $15,000 grant from Dollar General Literacy Foundation by CEE | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Dollar General Foundation Grant to Help Support Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission’s Mission..."

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"... The commission was one of 42 Nashville area nonprofit organizations that received grants from Dollar General Literacy Foundation during a ceremony at the Nashville Public Library..."

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Humboldt Public Library - WLJT-TV presents "Cat in the Hat"

Humboldt Public Library - WLJT-TV presents "Cat in the Hat" | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
WLJT-TV presents "Cat in the Hat" by Sue Lasky:  PBS KIDS, UT Martin, TN with TV Costume Character Fun presentation and Children activities
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Attention New Hunter Education Student | WDXE Radio - Lawrenceburg, TN

Attention New Hunter Education Student | WDXE Radio - Lawrenceburg, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"..Complete the registration before the class begins in order to ensure a seat in that class. If you do not have computer access, try the local library or call your regional office for further assistance..."

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Walter Thomas Durham

Walter Thomas Durham | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Walter Thomas Durham, born on Oct. 7, 1924, died at the age of 88 on May 24, 2013. Currently serving as the Tennessee State Historian, was the son of George Franklin and Celeste McAlister Durham.
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A winner of the Tennessee History Book Award from the Tennessee Historical Commission and the Tennessee Library Association.

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Library & Archives News: The Tennessee State Library and Archives Blog: "Rivers and Rails" documentary set to air May 30th

Library & Archives News: The Tennessee State Library and Archives Blog: "Rivers and Rails" documentary set to air May 30th | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...TSLA's Assistant State Archivist, Dr. Wayne Moore, was interviewed for a segment in this documentary, and several historical items from TSLA's collections were featured in the production..."

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Elk Valley Times - County holds tax rate steady

Elk Valley Times - County holds tax rate steady | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...$87,666 for the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Public Library..."

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It's in the book: Reading pays off in summer library program

It's in the book: Reading pays off in summer library program | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Have you "dug" into a good book lately? If not, now is the time to "dig in" and read one, or two, or more as the Argie Cooper Public Library begins its 2013 children's summer reading program.
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County kids dig a good read

County kids dig a good read | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
With the theme “Dig Into Reading,” the Maury County Library held its annual Summer Reading Program kick-off Tuesday along the nature trail in Maury County Park.Posted along the first leg of the...
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Memphis libraries seeking funding

Memphis libraries seeking funding | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The public library system in Memphis is hoping to secure $2.9 million to add employees and increase its collection.
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