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2013 Hall of Fame Inductees includes former Director of he Wilson County Library Board.

2013 Hall of Fame Inductees includes former Director of he Wilson County Library Board. | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Robert S. “Bob” Burton... was one of the first directors of the Wilson County Library Board..."

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YourNews: Blount County Library to hold presentation on aging

YourNews: Blount County Library to hold presentation on aging | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
“Staying at Home as I Age…or…Keeping Mom and Dad at Home as They Age” will be the topic of a presentation by Joani Shaver, Director of the Blount County Office on Aging, a department of the local Blount County Community Action Agency, and Bob...
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Samantha's Picks: Discuss music and film at library; swap plants and seeds at Agri-Park

Samantha's Picks: Discuss music and film at library; swap plants and seeds at Agri-Park | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Linebaugh Public Library will present a free 'American Music: Film and Discussion' at 4 p.m. today at the Murfreesboro branch, 105 W. Vine St.
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PBS partners to provide on-the-go learning for local students

PBS partners to provide on-the-go learning for local students | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
McIver's Grant Public Library and the Dyer County School System recently partnered with PBS to make sure that local students are ready to learn, wherever they go.
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WORLD | Turning a virtual page | Caroline Leal | March 20, 2013

WORLD | Turning a virtual page | Caroline Leal | March 20, 2013 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
BOOKS | Libraries embrace e-book lending as e-reader devices gain popularity
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Book it! Fair promotes Harris Middle School library

Book it! Fair promotes Harris Middle School library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Harris Middle School's librarian is inviting parents over to buy some books for their children during this week's book fair -- and to support the library in the process."


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Tennessee Electronic Library provides help for high school equivalency test takers
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Tennessee Electronic Library provides help for high school equivalency test takers...

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100th death row exoneree speaks at UT Hodges Library

100th death row exoneree speaks at UT Hodges Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Before he was ever deemed “the Snaggletooth Killer,” Ray Krone always assumed the death penalty was reserved only for those who deserved it.
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Wilson Briefs: Hale Moss to be roasted at event to help libraries

Wilson Briefs: Hale Moss to be roasted at event  to help libraries | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Hale Moss, president of the Wilson County Fair, will be the subject of the 23rd Annual Library Roast at 7 p.m. March 28 at Castle Heights Upper Elementary School in Lebanon.
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The Expositor - Sparta Tennessee - White County Public Library conducting book sale

The Expositor - Sparta Tennessee - White County Public Library conducting book sale | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
MySpartaNews.com. News for Sparta, Tennessee
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Nashville Next looks a lot like Maury Vision 20/20

Nashville Next looks a lot like Maury Vision 20/20 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
On the spur of the moment I decided to crash the recent “Nashville Next” kick-off meeting initiated by Mayor Karl Dean at the city’s library.I mingled with about 500 Nashville citizens who were...
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First-ever Puppet Pledge, as puppets from the Nashville International Puppet Festival,take over the NPT pledge set

First-ever Puppet Pledge, as puppets from the Nashville International Puppet Festival,take over the NPT pledge set | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The membership drive broadcast will be accompanied by the first-ever Puppet Pledge, as puppets from the Nashville International Puppet Festival, taking place June 21–23 at the Nashville Public Library, take over the NPT ...
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Author to speak to Friends of Library

Author to speak to Friends of Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Local author and entrepreneur Timm Hammer Jonson will speak to McIver's Grant Public Library's Friends of the Library at the new facility on Thursday, March 21. The program will begin at 6 p.m.
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Knoxnews.com Life and Arts Announcements, March 24 includes library events

Knoxnews.com Life and Arts Announcements, March 24 includes library events | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Open Door Book Review with author Robert “Sonny” Mullins at Fountain City branch public library, Staying at Home as I Age” or “Keeping Mom and Dad at Home as They Age” with Joani Shaver of the Blount County Office on Aging at Blount County Public Library, “Job Help Monday” at Lawson McGhee Library, Knoxville Area Meniere’s Disease Support Group at Cedar Bluff branch public library, and Knoxville Songwriters Association jam session at Fountain City public branch library,

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City looks at financing for new library

City looks at financing for new library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Construction of a proposed $3.7 million public library has the potential to increase the property tax rate by 15 percent, Jefferson City Council learned Tuesday night.
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Benton County Sues Camden Seeking More Money

Benton County Sues Camden Seeking More Money | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
CAMDEN, Tenn. - Benton County filed suit against the city of Camden asking a judge to decide whether they have grounds for a lawsuit. The county is alleging Camden is not paying it is part for necessary services.
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UT Libraries increase their stock of e-books and electronic records - The Daily Texan

UT Libraries increase their stock of e-books and electronic records - The Daily Texan | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

In addition to the sheer number of books lining the shelves of UT Libraries, hundreds of thousands more are stored unseen in the form of e-books.


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East TN Literacy Conference brings together area teachers, educators

East TN Literacy Conference brings  together area teachers, educators | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The East Tennessee Literacy Conference brought area teachers and educators together to learn more about the Common Core State Standards Initiative. Forty-six states have adopted the Common Core Curriculum.
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Tennessee State Archivists to Visit Morristown and Dandridge in Search of Civil War Memorabilia

Tennessee State Archivists to Visit Morristown and Dandridge 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 Morristown on March 26 and Dandridge on March 27 to record and digitize Civil War memorabilia owned by local residents for a new exhibit..."

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2013 Tennessee Library Association Conference | OverDrive - Global distributor of digital eBooks, audiobooks, music & video for library, school & retail

2013 Tennessee Library Association Conference | OverDrive - Global distributor of digital eBooks, audiobooks, music & video for library, school & retail | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Overdrive will be at the TLA Conference.

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TNJN - Adam Prince to be at Writer's in the Library

TNJN - Adam Prince to be at Writer's in the Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Adam Prince will perform a reading from his novel, The Beautiful Wishes of Ugly Men, as part of Writers in the Library Series..."

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Leiper's Fork: Moms get some quiet time at the library

Leiper's Fork: Moms get some quiet time at the library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Jean Dicie column Leiper's Fork
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Special Meeting of the Library Advisory Boar

Special Meeting of the Library Advisory Boar | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

" Special Meeting of the Library Advisory Board has been called to present candidates for the position of Library Director for the Millington Public Library."

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TLA Conference 2013: Libraries Out of the Box

TLA Conference 2013: Libraries Out of the Box | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Registration is now open!

 

The 2013 grid and session list are now available!  Find out what great learning and professional networking opportunities are happening at the 2013 conference!

 

Keep up with conference news and discussion on Twitter with the conference  hashtag #tnla13.

 

The conference hotel is now full and alternatives have been posted on the TN Libraries listserv!


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The preregistration deadline is just around the corner – April 10 to be exact! Click on over to http://www.tnla.org/and get yourself signed up for the conference!

For those staying in alternate hotels, ask your hotel front desk staff to direct you to a free downtown shuttle stop. All shuttles stop at the Chattanooga Public Library, the site of the AWESOME All-Conference reception.

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Authors Coming to Nashville: Pat Summitt, Isabel Allende, Augusten ...

Authors Coming to Nashville: Pat Summitt, Isabel Allende, Augusten ... | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Mark your calendar for Salon@615 events (in partnership with Humanities Tennessee and Nashville Public Library) featuring Becca Stevens, Anne Lamott, Elizabeth Strout, Cheryl Strayed and Isabel ...

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