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The Daily Post-Athenian | dailypostathenian.com

The Daily Post-Athenian | dailypostathenian.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...or proof, view her Community Artists League exhibit now on display in the E.G. Fisher Public Library's Mayfield Gallery..."

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Brentwood votes to appeal polling case

Brentwood votes to appeal polling case | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Brentwood leaders are so frustrated with the Williamson County Election Commission over the use of the city-owned library for early voting that they are taking the matter to the Tennessee Supreme Court.
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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library to participate in APSU Reading Program “The Peay Read” : Discover Clarksville TN

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library to participate in APSU Reading Program “The Peay Read” : Discover Clarksville TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Information articles about local events, businesses, activities, and sports in the Clarksville TN, Montgomery County Tennessee area.
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Mt. Pleasant author to sign book Thursday at Maury County Library

Mt. Pleasant author to sign book Thursday at Maury County Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Kathleen Graham-Gandy will be at the Maury County Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Thursday for a signing of her latest book titled “One Man’s Vision ... One County’s Reward.”A native of Mt. Pleasant...
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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Tennessee Residents Affected by Severe Storms and Flooding

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Tennessee Residents Affected by Severe Storms and Flooding | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Stewart County Library is housing the SBA's customer service representatives Disaster Loan Outreach Center.

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Stephen King-John Mellencamp-T Bone Burnett Musical Coming to Ryman Oct. 16

Stephen King-John Mellencamp-T Bone Burnett Musical Coming to Ryman Oct. 16 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Remember Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, the stage "supernatural musical" written by Stephen King and John Mellencamp?
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365 Days of Nashville – 56. String City: Nashville's Tradition of Music and Puppetry

365 Days of Nashville – 56. String City: Nashville's Tradition of Music and Puppetry | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
It's a puppet show based on the story of country music and Music City. How cool is that?! The Nashville Public Library and Foundation has partnered with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to...
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Library new boat exam site

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"The Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library is now offering Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) boating exams by appointment only..."

 
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Elizabethton-Carter County Public Library in Partnership with Recorded Books Announces Availability of eAudiobook Service OneClickdigital

Elizabethton-Carter County Public Library in Partnership with Recorded Books Announces Availability of eAudiobook Service OneClickdigital | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Elizabethton-Carter County Public Library, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books, is pleased to offer OneClickdigital, an online service that allows patrons to download a wide range of audiobooks.
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SIS Awarded New IMLS Cybersecurity Grant | School of Information Sciences

SIS Awarded New IMLS Cybersecurity Grant | School of Information Sciences | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded a nearly $50,000 collaborative planning grant to The University of Tennessee (UT) to develop collaborative partners for planning curriculum and research opportunities that will provide students with knowledge and hands-on experiences to protect our nation’s science information resources and to confront today’s ever-changing cybersecurity challenges..."

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New State Library Exhibit: 'Prohibition in Tennessee' | Humphrey on the Hill | knoxnews.com

New State Library Exhibit: 'Prohibition in Tennessee' | Humphrey on the Hill | knoxnews.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
News release from Secretary of State's office:
It was the constitutional amendment that tried - often unsuccessfully - to put Americans on the path to sobriety and in the process created a booming ma
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Trina Baughn: Possible solutions to easing the financial crunch on Oak Ridgers

Trina Baughn: Possible solutions to easing the financial crunch on Oak Ridgers | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
This month, the Oak Ridge City Council will establish your property tax rate for 2014 via the approval of our annual city budget.
Tennessee Library Association's insight:

See Solution #3.  PILTs are payments in lieu of taxes.  

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Chattanooga Library Announces 2013 Summer Reading Program - 05/09/2013 - Chattanoogan.com

Chattanooga Library Announces 2013 Summer Reading Program - 05/09/2013 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Chattanooga Public Library will kick off their children's summer reading program “Dig into Reading” with celebrations at all library locations, on Saturday, May 18..."

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"The Nashville Way: Racial Etiquette And The Struggle For Social Justice In A Southern City" Wins the Tennessee History Book Award - 05/17/2013 - Chattanoogan.com

"The Nashville Way: Racial Etiquette And The Struggle For Social Justice In A Southern City" Wins the Tennessee History Book Award - 05/17/2013 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...Published by the University of Georgia Press, the well-written history gives a new perspective on race relations in Nashville during the civil rights movement, a city in which a screen of etiquette denied the reality of life under Jim Crow...."

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'Upset' Oak Ridge Council members pass no-tax increase budget 5-to-2

'Upset' Oak Ridge Council members pass no-tax increase budget 5-to-2 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

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Baughn said she researched her information and didn't "pull the numbers out of thin air."

 

The Council woman proposed nine motions, six of which failed before Council voted to discuss them in a special meeting.

 

Her motions included proposed spending cuts to many city departments including the library and Parks & Recreation, as well as cutting funds to travel expenses and memberships to clubs and organizations."

 
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Reptiles without a cause

Reptiles without a cause | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Bob Tarter, director of Natural History Educational Company of the Midsouth, shows more than 30 children a three-toe salamander Saturday at the Maury County Library as part of an educational program.
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Collection of paintings by Ouita Northcutt at Oak Ridge Library

Collection of paintings by Ouita Northcutt at Oak Ridge Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The May Art Display at the Oak Ridge Public Library features artist Ouita Northcutt with a selection of her paintings.
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Elizabethton-Carter County Public Library in Partnership with Recorded Books Announces Availability of eAudiobook Service OneClickdigital

Elizabethton-Carter County Public Library in Partnership with Recorded Books Announces Availability of eAudiobook Service OneClickdigital | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"“Our patrons had already been enjoying the digital content provided by the State through the R.E.A.D.S. program, and we’re pleased to offer the additional resources through OneClickdigital,” said Melodi Goff, Library Director, Elizabethton-Carter County Public Library."

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Hear Nashville Public Library Podcast with Lord of the Rings Director Ralph Bakshi

Hear Nashville Public Library Podcast with Lord of the Rings Director Ralph Bakshi | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
In the 1970s, Ralph Bakshi was pretty much a genre unto himself: ambitious animated features for adults, mixing in live action and rotoscoping as the decade progressed.
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Marcel Aubron-Bülles's curator insight, May 15, 2013 4:30 AM

Ralph Bakshi definitely is one of the people to talk to :)

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Jeff Finlin Album and Book Release

Jeff Finlin Album and Book Release | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Singer-songwriter Jeff Finlin left Nashville for Fort Collins, Colo., 10 years ago because he was ready for something different, and he says that’s exactly why he moved back to Nashville in April.
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Adventures at the Houston County Public Library

Adventures at the Houston County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
As a writer, the library has always been a place where I could get lost in the words of great adventures, funny tales or horrific frights. As a parent, the library has been a place for me to share my love of reading and imagination.
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Collection Management - Collecting our Thoughts: a workshop at the University of Memphis

Collection Management -  Collecting our Thoughts: a workshop at the University of Memphis | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

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Children's Festival of Reading promotes literacy with fun

Children's Festival of Reading promotes literacy with fun | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Storybook characters, storytellers, authors, illustrators and science experiments are part of the Knox County Public Library’s ninth annual Children’s Festival of Reading.
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State Library and Archives Hosts Workshop on Exploring Family Trees - 05/08/2013 - Chattanoogan.com

State Library and Archives Hosts Workshop on Exploring Family Trees - 05/08/2013 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...The session is free and open to the public, but reservations are required due to limited seating in the auditorium. To make reservations, please e-mail workshop.tsla@tn.gov or call (615) 741-2764..."

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Demolishing the Ben West Building was a bad idea — but moving Nashville School of the Arts there is a good one

Demolishing the Ben West Building was a bad idea — but moving Nashville School of the Arts there is a good one | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
In what's becoming a rare occurrence in Tennessee politics, a pig-in-a-poke looming on Metro's docket may have stopped just shy of the legislative sausage maker.
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