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TLA President: TLA Membership

TLA President: TLA Membership | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Membership is the topic for the August Board meeting. 

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Tennessee Department of State: Regional Libraries

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Have been updated on the TSLA website.

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TLA: Tennessee Libraries, the journal of the Tennessee Library Association, seeks Peer Reviewers

TLA: Tennessee Libraries, the journal of the Tennessee Library Association, seeks Peer Reviewers | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Tennessee Libraries, the journal of the Tennessee Library Association, is seeking experienced library professionals to serve as members of the journal's editorial board. Editorial board members act as the journal's referees within their areas of expertise. If you are interested in serving on the TL editorial board, please fill out this form: http://tnla.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=500. A copy of your resume and a list of areas that you would be willing to review in will help us to send you appropriate articles. We are currently seeking referees in all aspects of librarianship.

See our Call for Papers (http://tnla.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=33) to view the types of articles accepted in Tennessee Libraries. Please note that authors are now requested to submit an article to one of several categories through our online submission manager (http://tennesseelibrary.submittable.com/submit). Referees review articles submitted to the Scholarly Articles category. 

If you have questions, please contact me at amy.york@mtsu.edu.

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Pickett County Press - Summer Reading Program Kickoff

Pickett County Press - Summer Reading Program Kickoff | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Pickett County Summer Reading Program kicked off last Wednesday with "The Imagine That Crew" playing music and games, puppet shows and reading books to the kids...."

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Briefly: Wellness series at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library in August

Briefly: Wellness series at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library in August | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women will present a series of Health and Wellness talks at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library in August. Experts from Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp.'s staff will lead the interactive presentations that are free and open to the public..."

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Saturday July 21 2012: Mark your calendar - Catoosa County Library events

Saturday July 21 2012: Mark your calendar - Catoosa County Library events | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Saturday, July 21  Walker County resident and author Virginia McKevitt will hold a book signing at  1 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at the Catoosa County Library (108 Catoosa Circle,  Benton Place Campus) in Ringgold. McKevitt will donate 10 percent of the sales  from her debut fantasy novel “Fracture: The Secret Enemy Saga” to The Friends of  the Catoosa Library.

 

Civil War Hospitals and Medicine” will be the topic of a display and series of  talks on Sundays during July at the Catoosa County Library. Speakers will be  Jerry Tollinger, July 22, “A 10th Tennessee Cavalryman,” and Pat and Harold  Silcox, July 29, “Colonel and Mrs. Cloud.” Each talk will be from 2:30-3:30 p.m.  each Sunday at the community room of the library located on the Benton Place  campus off Battlefield Parkway. For more information, call 423-413-3445."
 

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Obesity task force invites Tennessee to join food fight

Obesity task force invites Tennessee to join food fight | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Joseph Wesselman works to maintain his balance on a balance beam during his library class at Watertown Elementary. Tennessee is one of the least-active states in the country, which contributes to obesity."

 

Third picture from the top.  The picture did change me but came back when I refreshed the page.

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SCPLS King Family Library Hosted Special Needs Forum | Gatlinburg iSurf - Local, Free, Gatlinburg News

SCPLS King Family Library Hosted Special Needs Forum | Gatlinburg iSurf - Local, Free, Gatlinburg News | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Gatlinburg, TN - The Sevier County Public Library System is hosting the Special Needs Community Forum on Thursday, July 12 from 6:00-7:00PM at the King Family Library in the Wade Conference room.
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Life and Arts Announcements, July 22 - Blount Co Library Lego Contest & LeConte Photographic Society at KFL

Life and Arts Announcements, July 22 - Blount Co Library Lego Contest & LeConte Photographic Society at KFL | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Life and Arts Announcements, July 15...

 

"Build Your Dreams LEGO Contest: 11 a.m. Saturday, July 28, Blount County Public Library, 508 N. Cusick St., Maryville. For children and teens. Info: 865-982-0981.

 

LeConte Photographic Society: Sharon Cottrell with European travel, 10 a.m. Saturday, July 28, King Family Library, 408 High St., Sevierville. Info: http://LeContePhotographic.com.

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The Mountain Press - The End: Library closes the book on summer reading program

The Mountain Press - The End: Library closes the book on summer reading program | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Kids at King Family Library were celebrating good times and all the books they've read over the last seven weeks, ending the Sevier County Public Library System's Summer Reading Program on Wednesday afternoon."

 

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TLA President: Libraries Out of the Box

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

"Our theme for the coming year will be “Libraries Out of the Box.”"


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Tennessee Department of State: Regional Libraries

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5 Things to Do This Weekend (July 20-22)

5 Things to Do This Weekend (July 20-22) | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Friday is the anniversary of the first manned landing on the moon, and libraries, museums and observatories might be holding events."

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Leadership Clarksville touts 31 graduates including Martha Hendricks, Library Director

Leadership Clarksville touts 31 graduates including Martha Hendricks, Library Director | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Carole Dorris, executive director of Leadership Clarksville, announces those leaders who have been selected for the Class of 2013."

 

Congratulations to MARTHA HENDRICKS, director of the Clarksville/Montgomery County Public Library, for being selected to participate!

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TLA President: Libraries Out of the Box

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"Our theme for the coming year will be “Libraries Out of the Box.”"


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Puppets pull the curtain on Rhea Public Library summer reading program in Henry County

Puppets pull the curtain on Rhea Public Library summer reading program in Henry County | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"These hand puppets brought to life by Ed and Robin May tell the story of Rip Van Winkle to an appreciative audience of about 120 young readers at the Rhea Public Library."

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WC Library – Tea and Conversation About Pride & Prejudice | Williamson Source

WC Library – Tea and Conversation About Pride & Prejudice | Williamson Source | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Sunday, July 22, 2:00 – 4:00 pm “Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice…It is a truth universally acknowledged that every generation must rediscover Jane Austen!” A school librarian for over 25 years, Mildred Tilley graduated from Emory University with both a BA in English and an MS in Library Science..."

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Ali James: Mom, children try to keep their cool this summer - Knoxville News Sentinel

Ali James: Mom, children try to keep their cool this summer - Knoxville News Sentinel | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Ali James: Mom, children try to keep their cool this summerKnoxville News SentinelTwo weeks ago we saw a puppet show at Farragut Branch Library as part of Knox County Public Library's summer programming.
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Study: Nashville library patrons face long lines for computers

Study: Nashville library patrons face long lines for computers | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Library-goers wait two hours or more to use free public computers some days."

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TLA: Tennessee Libraries, the journal of the Tennessee Library Association, seeks Peer Reviewers

TLA: Tennessee Libraries, the journal of the Tennessee Library Association, seeks Peer Reviewers | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Tennessee Libraries, the journal of the Tennessee Library Association, is seeking experienced library professionals to serve as members of the journal's editorial board. Editorial board members act as the journal's referees within their areas of expertise. If you are interested in serving on the TL editorial board, please fill out this form: http://tnla.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=500. A copy of your resume and a list of areas that you would be willing to review in will help us to send you appropriate articles. We are currently seeking referees in all aspects of librarianship.

See our Call for Papers (http://tnla.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=33) to view the types of articles accepted in Tennessee Libraries. Please note that authors are now requested to submit an article to one of several categories through our online submission manager (http://tennesseelibrary.submittable.com/submit). Referees review articles submitted to the Scholarly Articles category. 

If you have questions, please contact me at amy.york@mtsu.edu.

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Storyteller coming to Clarksville library Saturday

Storyteller coming to Clarksville library Saturday | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A well-rounded renaissance storyteller will take listeners through a journey of humor, joy and sorrow on Saturday at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library at 7 p.m.
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TN Educational Advocacy Trainings - Discussion - Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance Support Community - Inspire

TN Educational Advocacy Trainings - Discussion - Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance Support Community - Inspire | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Special Education Basic Rights Workshop at Stewart County Library Aug 24.

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ByLaws Ballot DEADLINE is postmarked by JULY 27

ByLaws Ballot DEADLINE is postmarked by JULY 27 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

All TLA members will be getting a paper copy of the TLA Newsletter this time around--and a ballot for bylaws changes.

 

Several modifications to the TLA By Laws were recommended at the June board meeting, including:

*allowing TLA members who don't live in Tennessee to run for Secretary or President
*allowing the structure for online voting in the future!

 

Please consider the bylaws changes and make your voice heard!

 

Rest assured that your opt-out-of-mailing preferences have been noted and will be honored with future mailings.

 

Please note that the PO Box number listed on the ByLaws Changes ballot is incorrect. Please mail your ballot to:

P. O. Box 241074
Memphis, TN 38124-1074

 

THE DEADLINE IS JULY 27,


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Please note that the PO Box number listed on the ByLaws Changes ballot is incorrect. Please mail your ballot to:

P. O. Box 241074
Memphis, TN 38124-1074
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'Bright and Starry Banner' a page turner on Battle of Stones River

'Bright and Starry Banner' a page turner on Battle of Stones River | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"One hundred and fifty years ago, Confederate and Union soldiers fought fiercely just outside of Murfreesboro. Of 81,000 men engaged in the Battle of Stones River (Dec. 31, 1862-Jan. 2, 1863), more than 23,000 were killed, wounded, or went missing...

 

The “Between the Lines: Reading about the Civil War” book group, sponsored by the Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area and Linebaugh Library, will discuss “Bright Starry Banner: A Novel of the Civil War” at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at the Heritage Center, 225 W. College St., Murfreesboro. All are welcome."

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Tennessee Bar Foundation Legal History Project Now Available at State Library and Archives

Tennessee Bar Foundation Legal History Project Now Available at State Library and Archives | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...The Tennessee Bar Foundation Legal History Project is a collection of video oral histories that began in 1998. The collection consists of 76 interviews sponsored by the Fellows of the Tennessee Bar Foundation..."

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