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September Computer Classes at Collierville Library (Memphis, TN)

"Free basic computer classes are being offered at the Lucius E. & Elsie C. Burch, Jr., Library in Collierville..."

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State’s first lady visits Maury County Library

State’s first lady visits Maury County Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Wrapping up a state-wide literacy promotion tour, first lady Crissy Haslam spoke to Maury County residents, encouraging citizens to take time for family reading.Haslam visited the Maury County...
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MTSU library to stay open late most evenings

MTSU library to stay open late most evenings | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The state's largest undergraduate university is expanding library hours, keeping the space open until 2:00 in the morning on most days.
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TLA Newsletter - Summer 2012

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The summer 2012 edition of the TLA Newsletter is now available for your enjoyment.
Please see: http://www.tnla.org/associations/5700/Summer%202012.pdf ;  Member news, State Library updates, an article on new Tenn-Share Director, Jenifer Grady and more!

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Computer Training Offered FREE on Houston County Area Chamber of Commerce Website

Computer Training Offered FREE on Houston County Area Chamber of Commerce Website | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Houston County Public Library is offering FREE Computer Classes, consisting of.....
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Good-cause calendar and upcoming fundraisers in the Chattanooga area

Good-cause calendar and upcoming fundraisers in the Chattanooga area | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Thursday...Christmas in August, One-Eleven on the Square, 111 E. LaFayette Square, LaFayette, Ga., 5:30-8 p.m., $15 individual, $25 couple, children 12 and younger free. Wine and cheese, hors d'oeuvres, silent auction and photos with Santa to benefit LaFayette-Walker County Library. 706-638-0288. ..."

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Name That Tune at the Jonesborough Library - Arts Calendar - A! Magazine for the Arts

Name That Tune at the Jonesborough Library - Arts Calendar - A! Magazine for the Arts | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A! Magazine is a regional arts magazine published by Arts Alliance Mountain Empire.
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Read! First Lady promotes Imagination Library

Read! First Lady promotes Imagination Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Crissy Haslam, wife of Gov. Bill Haslam, and Governor's Books from Birth Foundation President Theresa Carl said during a Shelbyville appearance on Tuesday that reading skills are crucial to a child's education and development, and that the act of...
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YourNews: Blount County Public Library to host singer/songwriter

YourNews: Blount County Public Library to host singer/songwriter | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Blount County Public Library will host Fritz Beer, a singer/songwriter, 7 p.m Aug. 30.
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Ampro Industries, Inc. Collaborates with the University Libraries at the University of Memphis to create the National African American Photographic Archive - The Sacramento Bee

Ampro Industries, Inc. Collaborates with the University Libraries at the University of Memphis to create the National African American Photographic Archive - The Sacramento Bee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

/PRNewswire/ -- Ampro Industries, Inc., and the Rudner Family feel a continuing responsibility to give back to the community that has supported its business for over sixty years....

 

"Seeded" with materials already owned by the Special Collections Department of the University of Memphis Libraries, the NAAPA project solicits the donation or loan of photographic images of people, places, and events that are now or may in the future be of importance to African-American and American history and culture.

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Tennessee First Lady Completes August Statewide Swing to Promote Imagination Library and Read20 Family Book Club in Middle Tennessee | TN.gov Newsroom

Tennessee First Lady Completes August Statewide Swing to Promote Imagination Library and Read20 Family Book Club in Middle Tennessee | TN.gov Newsroom | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"First Lady Crissy Haslam promotes Imagination Library and READ20 Family Book Club in Rutherford, Bedford, Marshall, Maury and Cheatham counties."

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Tennessee First Lady Continues Statewide Sweep to Promote Read20 Family Book Club in East Tennessee | TN.gov Newsroom

Tennessee First Lady Continues Statewide Sweep to Promote Read20 Family Book Club in East Tennessee | TN.gov Newsroom | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"First Lady Crissy Haslam visits public libraries in Grainger and Hamblen counties and the Cocke County Fair to encourage READ20 Family Book Club participation."

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MTSU library revises schedule to meet student needs, staying open until 2 a.m. most days

MTSU library revises schedule to meet student needs, staying open until 2 a.m. most days | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The state's largest undergraduate university is expanding library hours, keeping the space open until 2:00 in the morning on most days.
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Local author to sign book Aug. 30 at Maury County Public Library

Local author to sign book Aug. 30 at Maury County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Local author Howard Goode will be at the Maury County Public Library Thursday, Aug. 30, to discuss his debut novel, “From the Ashes of Glory.”“From the Ashes of Glory” is a work of historical...
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Tennessee Literacy Coalition | Fundraising - grant opportunities

Tennessee Literacy Coalition | Fundraising - grant opportunities | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Tennessee Literacy Coalition assists adult literacy providers in Tennessee.
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Joy of Music, Southern Energy Network receive Bonnaroo donations

Joy of Music, Southern Energy Network receive Bonnaroo donations | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Two Knoxville groups are among those in Tennessee receiving donations from the Bonnaroo Works Fund...

 

Other groups announced earlier this week that received donations include: Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee; the Coffee County/Manchester Public Library..."

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MTSU library to stay open late most evenings

MTSU library to stay open late most evenings | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — The state's largest undergraduate university is expanding library hours, keeping the space open until 2:00 in the morning on most days.
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Erotic novel “Shades of Grey” takes Chattanooga by storm

Erotic novel “Shades of Grey” takes Chattanooga by storm | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The searing summer heat is nearly over. But for many Chattanooga women, and some men, these sunny months were much steamier than expected...

 

The Chattanooga Public Library is also struggling to keep up requests for the book...."

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1970s timeline

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Picture from UT Libraries ". It was Nixon's first appearance at a college campus since the Kent State shootings earlier in the month. (University of Tennessee Libraries)"

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County officials increase tax rate on city residents on NWTNTODAY.COM

County officials increase tax rate on city residents on NWTNTODAY.COM | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"By CHRIS MENEES Staff Reporter  Obion County’s budget for the next fiscal year — including a 6-cent increase on the inside combined property tax rate for Union City — was approved by the county commission Monday night.The tax rate with the city’s increase...

 

In another budget-related item, the commission approved the Obion County Public Library’s budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year, as presented by librarian Michele Barnes..."

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Using Ancestry.com

Tennessee citizens can learn how to access the TN resources available from the Tennessee State Library & Archives in Ancestry.com 

 

If you are not a Tennessee citizen you will have to access these TSLA resources via your personal Ancestry.com account or your local library if they subscribe to the database.

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Belmont University celebrates new law building

Belmont University celebrates new law building | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... Mayor Karl Dean said Belmont has made the right choice by opening the law school and then constructing the Randall and Sadie Baskin Center, with its modern trial and appellate courtrooms and a two-story law library.."

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Williamson County Public Library « From Ice Queen to Princess

Williamson County Public Library « From Ice Queen to Princess | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... Have a library day. I think we went twice…We had a great time with the Science Guy who came and went to a music one that the kids enjoyed. But didn’t make it every week..."

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Luther Alison "Al" Dick, III Obituary - Rose Mortuary - Mann Heritage Chapel

Luther Alison "Al" Dick, III Obituary - Rose Mortuary - Mann Heritage Chapel | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Obituary, funeral and service information for Luther Alison "Al" Dick, III from Knoxville, Tennessee, funeral services by Rose Mortuary - Mann Heritage Chapel - Dick, Luther Alison "Al", III – age 63, of Knoxville, passed away on Wednesday, August...

 

Al has been employed forty-four years as a library associate at the University of Tennessee Libraries..."

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BlueCross, Bear Trace Among Environmental Stewardship Winners - 08/24/2012 - Chattanoogan.com

BlueCross, Bear Trace Among Environmental Stewardship Winners - 08/24/2012 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Athens Community Initiatives to Restore and Protect Our Natural Heritage (McMinn County) – The city of Athens Wetland / Rain Garden Demonstration project began as a restoration of 5.3 acres of wetlands on the Oostanuala Creek, the location of the city’s E. G. Fisher Public Library."

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