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Julius Dugger DAR holds September meeting - Elizabethton Star

Julius Dugger DAR holds September meeting - Elizabethton Star | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Julius Dugger Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Sept. 8 at the Carter County-Elizabethton Public Library from 10 a.m. until noon. ..."

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News briefs from around Tennessee at 2:58 a.m. EDT

News briefs from around Tennessee at 2:58 a.m. EDT | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Third story is about "Vanderbilt makes Warren recordings available"

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Week ahead: Community meeting set for Monday

Week ahead: Community meeting set for Monday | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"A community meeting to discuss potential advanced academic options for Metro students will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Hillwood Library. ..."

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Exhibit highlights Appalachian artist, writer and poet Emma Bell Miles | Nooga.com

Exhibit highlights Appalachian artist, writer and poet Emma Bell Miles | Nooga.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Exhibit highlights Appalachian artist, writer and poet Emma Bell Miles..."

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Town of Jonesborough - Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Town of Jonesborough - Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Saturday 9 am - 2 pm

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New Nashville library director is big on outreach

New Nashville library director is big on outreach | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Kent Oliver didn't try to dazzle anyone when interviewing for the job of Nashville Public Library director. But he was well prepared..."

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2012 TLA Banned Books Week Display Contest

2012 TLA Banned Books Week Display Contest | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Banned Books Week is celebrating its 30th anniversary, Sept. 30 to Oct. 6 (http://www.ala.org/advocacy/banned/bannedbooksweek and http://www.bannedbooksweek.org/).

 

The TLA Intellectual Freedom Committee is hosting its annual Banned Books Display Contest, and we hope that you will enter! There are two easy steps:

 

1. Take photos of your Banned Books Week display.

 

2. Send the photos, the name of your library, and any other related details to Anthony Prince (aprince1@tnstate.edu) before October 13, 2012. Photos of Banned Books Weeks celebrations will be posted to TLA’s website and Facebook page.

 

As with last year, we want you to vote on Facebook for your favorites (“Like” your favorite display). The TLA Intellectual Freedom committee will also vote on a winner. The winning library receives one full year of bragging rights for having the best display!


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At Your Local Library: Williamson County library news and events

At Your Local Library: Williamson County library news and events | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Brentwood, Williamson County, Spring Hill and other local library events

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TLA Newsletter - Summer 2012 - Find out what's happening with TLA!

TLA Newsletter - Summer 2012 - Find out what's happening with TLA! | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

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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Events - THE BOOKS OF MADISON COUNTY -JacksonSun.com

Events - THE BOOKS OF MADISON COUNTY -JacksonSun.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"A fundraiser for the Jackson Madison County Library. Tickets $45 in advance."

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Teen Iron Chef at Blount Library

Teen Iron Chef at Blount Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Blount County Public Library is hosting 'Teen Iron Chef Battle: Dessert' in conjunction with its 'Reading is Delicious' Teen Read Week 2012.  ..." Oct 19

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Arkansas Library Association - Officer Candidates

"... She earned her Master’s degree in Library and Information Science in 2004 from the University of Tennessee. ..."

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Archivists examine local Civil War artifacts

Archivists examine local Civil War artifacts | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...In an effort to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, officials with the Tennessee State Library and Archives are traveling to the state to help residents document and preserve their Civil War-era manuscripts, artifacts and photographs. ..."

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ELECTION 2012 NOTEBOOK: Oct. 8 last day to register to vote

ELECTION 2012 NOTEBOOK: Oct. 8 last day to register to vote | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Those wanting to register to vote in person in this year's presidential election on Nov. 6 must do so by Oct. 8, Rutherford County Election Administrator Nicole Lester said.

 

Voter registration forms available at local libraries.

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Consumers guide to finding an assisted living facility

Consumers guide to finding an assisted living facility | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Find out whether an assisted living facility is licensed, where to request inspection reports and more.

 

In Tennessee, you can get a list of licensed assisted living facilities by county at http://health.state.tn.us/hcf/Facilities_Listings/facilities.htm, which is on the state Health Department’s website. You also can find a list at area libraries."

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TLA 2013 Conference Proposals Wanted!

TLA 2013 Conference Proposals Wanted! | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

We still need a lot more program proposals for the upcoming TLA conference!  Please don't wait to send us your information to be part of this great year of 'Libraries Out of the Box'!  Do you have the best, neatest, coolest, newest, most fun story time ideas ever?  Share them with other librarians that want to be cool like you!  Do you have the longest, most incredible and useful, EVER, list of resources for reference?  Put together a presentation and tell your fellow librarians how to pump up their information resources!  Are you the rock star librarian of the teen set with dynamic, fantastic, teen approved programs and collections that are the envy of YA librarians everywhere?  Now is your chance to rock our library world with your program session!  Are you the electronic IT genius extraordinaire at your library, who knows what the next big thing is for libraries in the gizmo gadget galore world of technology?  Give us the 411 on the latest 2.0 and more with your high-wired presentation!

 

Maybe you are an academic librarian and you have the key to getting students what they need, when they need it, how they need it, in all the best formats they need it...and oh yeah, they needed that 5 minutes ago...help other librarians just like you do more for their students on a daily basis.  Are you the school librarian that everyone considers their 'go to' person for ideas, assistance, great planning and implementation hints, and a media cart load of fabulousness? Well, polish up your gold star and bring your cart load of ideas to the conference and help other school media specialists add to their bag o' tricks.

 

Think out of the box!  Think big!  Think quick!  Did we mention that time is running out for you to promote, share, highlight, offer up your best practices from the tried and true to the newest of new??? October 15th is the deadline for program proposals and we do not want one of you to be left out so please, please, please fill out your proposal forms today and be THE workshop presenter everyone is talking about when the next conference ends!!!

 

Our TLA conference is made by US, the librarians that walk the library walk, and talk the library talk every day, helping people, and ensuring our communities have access to the resources they need all the time, from leisure reading to job seeking, from tots to seniors, from story hour to lifelong learning.  Our conference will be as good as the programs and activities that we put into it! So what do you have to give?  We bet you have a lot!

 

Are you still reading?! You should be writing your proposal now! We used all our best adjectives and lots of exclamation points!!! Go on, get busy, we're waiting...right here by the computer for your program proposal...and we'll keep waiting. But we'll need dinner and a shower and probably a nap so don't wait too long!

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LJ Movers & Shakers 2013: Nomination Guidelines

LJ Movers & Shakers 2013: Nomination Guidelines | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The editors of Library Journalneed your help in identifying the emerging leaders in the library world. Our twelfth annual round of Movers and Shakers will profile 50 or more up-and-coming individuals from around the world who are innovative, creative, and making a difference. From librarians to vendors to others who work in the library field, Movers and Shakers 2013 will celebrate the new professionals who are moving our libraries ahead.The 2013 Movers and Shakers will be highlighted in the March 15 issue of Library Journal. ..."

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Center for Children’s & Young Adult Literature Fall Lecture with Gary Schmidt, Two-time Newbery Honor-Winning Author

Center for Children’s & Young Adult Literature Fall Lecture with Gary Schmidt, Two-time Newbery Honor-Winning Author | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

CCYAL continues to offer these opportunities each year and cordially invites you to our fall lecture by two-time Newbery Honor Award-Winner Gary D. Schmidt at 7pm on Tuesday October 9th in the Hodges Auditorium in UT's Hodges Library. Gary is a professor of English at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He received both a Newbery Honor and a Printz Honor for Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy and a Newbery Honor for The Wednesday Wars. He lives with his family on a 150-year-old farm in Alto, Michigan, where he splits wood, plants gardens, writes, and feeds the wild cats that drop by. His latest book, What Came From the Stars, as well as various others will be for sale by the UT bookstore before and after the lecture.  

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Power of Energy Efficiency Fair at Art Circle Public Library

Power of Energy Efficiency Fair at Art Circle Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Power of Energy Efficiency Fair

2pm – 6pm Friday, October 5, 2012

Art Circle Public Library

Exhibits, door prizes, Presentations"

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Book-It 5k & 1 Mile FunRun Benefit Set For Friends Of Maury County Library | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN

Book-It 5k & 1 Mile FunRun Benefit Set For Friends Of Maury County Library | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Get ready to run for literacy on October 13th for the Friends of Maury County Library has its first ever Book It 5k and 1 mile FunRun, combining exercise and healthy habits with literacy! ..."


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Library system receives $10,000 for technology

Library system receives $10,000 for technology | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Linebaugh Library System has received a $10,000 community relations grant from the Best Buy Children’s Foundation to provide technology specifically geared to creating teen programming and enhancing the library’s ability to relate to the community....

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Tennessee Library Association : Nominating Committee Seeks Candidates

Tennessee Library Association : Nominating Committee Seeks Candidates | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The Nominating Committee is seeking candidates for TLA Vice President/President Elect and Recording Secretary. Duties and responsibilities may be found in the TLA Manual of Procedures found on TLA’s web site at www.tnla.org under the heading “About TLA.” Please send your nominations (and yes, you may nominate yourself), to one of the Committee members listed below:

 

Pam Dennis, CULS
Susie Ries, Trustees/Friends
Sarah Searles, School Libraries
Stephanie Sutton, Special Libraries
Janet Walker, Public Libraries

 

All nominations must be received by October 14, 2012, so the Nominating Committee can finalize the ballot by November 30, 2012.

 


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TLA 2013 Conference Proposals Wanted!

TLA 2013 Conference Proposals Wanted! | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

We still need a lot more program proposals for the upcoming TLA conference!  Please don't wait to send us your information to be part of this great year of 'Libraries Out of the Box'!  Do you have the best, neatest, coolest, newest, most fun story time ideas ever?  Share them with other librarians that want to be cool like you!  Do you have the longest, most incredible and useful, EVER, list of resources for reference?  Put together a presentation and tell your fellow librarians how to pump up their information resources!  Are you the rock star librarian of the teen set with dynamic, fantastic, teen approved programs and collections that are the envy of YA librarians everywhere?  Now is your chance to rock our library world with your program session!  Are you the electronic IT genius extraordinaire at your library, who knows what the next big thing is for libraries in the gizmo gadget galore world of technology?  Give us the 411 on the latest 2.0 and more with your high-wired presentation!

 

Maybe you are an academic librarian and you have the key to getting students what they need, when they need it, how they need it, in all the best formats they need it...and oh yeah, they needed that 5 minutes ago...help other librarians just like you do more for their students on a daily basis.  Are you the school librarian that everyone considers their 'go to' person for ideas, assistance, great planning and implementation hints, and a media cart load of fabulousness? Well, polish up your gold star and bring your cart load of ideas to the conference and help other school media specialists add to their bag o' tricks.

 

Think out of the box!  Think big!  Think quick!  Did we mention that time is running out for you to promote, share, highlight, offer up your best practices from the tried and true to the newest of new??? October 15th is the deadline for program proposals and we do not want one of you to be left out so please, please, please fill out your proposal forms today and be THE workshop presenter everyone is talking about when the next conference ends!!!

 

Our TLA conference is made by US, the librarians that walk the library walk, and talk the library talk every day, helping people, and ensuring our communities have access to the resources they need all the time, from leisure reading to job seeking, from tots to seniors, from story hour to lifelong learning.  Our conference will be as good as the programs and activities that we put into it! So what do you have to give?  We bet you have a lot!

 

Are you still reading?! You should be writing your proposal now! We used all our best adjectives and lots of exclamation points!!! Go on, get busy, we're waiting...right here by the computer for your program proposal...and we'll keep waiting. But we'll need dinner and a shower and probably a nap so don't wait too long!

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Are Dewey’s Days Numbered?: Libraries Nationwide Are Ditching the Old Classification System | School Library Journal

Are Dewey’s Days Numbered?: Libraries Nationwide Are Ditching the Old Classification System | School Library Journal | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...to the newly opened Carmel Elementary School in Clarksville, TN; and Darien Library in Connecticut—have ditched Dewey, or at least have escorted the 136-year-old system partway out the door. ..."

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Experience sets the tone

Experience sets the tone | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... I started going to the library and doing research on guys like Buddy Guy and Freddy King. ..."

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