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TN court to hear challenge of voter ID law

TN court to hear challenge of voter ID law | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"An appeals court will hear a challenge to the voter ID law one day after early voting starts..."

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New challenge to Tennessee voter photo identification law

New challenge to Tennessee voter photo identification law | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Tennessee Court of Appeals will hear a challenge to the new photo identification law. The court on Thursday set arguments in the case for Oct. 18, the day after early voting begins for the general election."

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Tennessee Library Association : Nominating Committee Seeks Candidates, DEADLINE Oct 14

Tennessee Library Association : Nominating Committee Seeks Candidates, DEADLINE Oct 14 | 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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The Nashville Ledger :Southern Festival of Books

The Nashville Ledger :Southern Festival of Books | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Humanities Tennessee’s Southern Festival of Books has been held in Nashville each October since 1989. It is the original book festival, A Celebration of the Written Word, and has inspired hundreds of similar book festivals throughout the nation and beyond. The festival is free and open to the public. ..."

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Obit: Ralph C. (Sam) Kinnamon - Oak Ridge, TN - Oakridger - Oak Ridge, TN

"...After his retirement, Sam was active in numerous civic and educational organizations, including the Oak Ridge United Nations Committee, the Friends of the Oak Ridge Library, and the Oak Ridge Institute of Continued Learning..."

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Learning time

Learning time | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Mecca Caron, Maury County Library children’s librarian, encourages Bella Eley, 2, right, to place her bells on the right square during a size-relation game at preschool story time...."

 

Staff photo by Susan W. Thurman

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New director begins work at McIver's Grant Public Library

New director begins work at McIver's Grant Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"McIver's Grant Public Library has seen many changes since officials gathered in the lobby of the Lannom Center two years ago to announce the beginning of a capital campaign to create a new library..."

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New smartphone app makes it easier to get around UT campus

New smartphone app makes it easier to get around UT campus | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

If you're lost while searching for a building on the University of Tennessee's Knoxville campus directions can be as close as your phone...

 

With the app you can even search the catalogs of the UT Libraries and chat with a librarian..."

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Secretary of State Hargett joins Rep. Ragan on Anderson County tour

Secretary of State Hargett joins Rep. Ragan on Anderson County tour | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Secretary of State Tre Hargett will tour Anderson County on Wednesday with Rep. John Ragan, stopping at the Emory Valley Center and Lake City Town Hall...

 

The release said Hargett plans to stop by county libraries and small businesses in Clinton and Lake City as well...."

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After Courts Reject Library Card as Voter ID, Memphis Appeals Requirement

After Courts Reject Library Card as Voter ID, Memphis Appeals Requirement | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Looking to reverse two earlier setbacks in court, attorneys for the City of Memphis (and two registered voters) last week asked Tennessee’s Court of Appeals to hear its challenge to the state’s picture identification voter requirement, a legal battle rooted in the city’s decision to issue library cards to be used as photo ID..."

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Controversial book to stay on reading list at Hardin Valley Academy

Controversial book to stay on reading list at Hardin Valley Academy | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"After a parent complaint about a controversial book, school officials at Hardin Valley Academy have decided to keep the book in the curriculum."

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Tufts Expands GIS Opportunities and other Education GIS News - All Points Blog

Tufts Expands GIS Opportunities and other Education GIS News - All Points Blog | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The University of Tennessee has new maps in its library."

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Bethesda: Library's sign stolen

Bethesda: Library's sign stolen | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"News and notes from the Bethesda community.

 

...The following is a plea for anyone in our community who may have witnessed someone stealing the sign that belonged to our Bethesda Public Library."

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YourNews: Blount County Library hosts authors » Knoxville News Sentinel Mobile (User story from )

YourNews: Blount County Library hosts authors » Knoxville News Sentinel Mobile (User story from ) | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Using archival photographs and vintage postcards, B. Kenneth Cornett and Linda Braden Albert will provide a pictorial history of Blount County 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Blount County Public Library, 508 N. Cusick Street. Their book, “Images of America: Blount County” is a 128-page book containing 224 images and was published by Arcadia Publishing. The series celebrates the history of neighborhoods, towns, counties and cities across the country. The event is free and open to the public..."

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TN court to hear appeal of voter ID law

TN court to hear appeal of voter ID law | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A Nashville court has agreed to hear an appeal of the state's new voter identification law amid questions about the law's validity in other states. The Court of Appeals set oral arguments for Oct.
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The Nashville Ledger: Jewish History Workshop

The Nashville Ledger: Jewish History Workshop | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Tennessee State Library and Archives will host a free workshop, 9:30-11 a.m. in the TSLA Auditorium, tracing the history of the Nashville Jewish community back more than two centuries..."

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SCPLS BOOK CLUB MEETINGS FOR OCTOBER

SCPLS BOOK CLUB MEETINGS FOR OCTOBER | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Readers, check out one of the ongoing book clubs for adults sponsored by the Sevier County Public Library System!
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Southern Festival of Books was nation's first

Southern Festival of Books was nation's first | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Celebrate the joys of reading at the Southern Festival of Books this weekend...

 

More than 250 authors will participate in the panels, talks and readings in the legislative hearing rooms below the Plaza, the War Memorial Auditorium and the Downtown Public Library...."

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Flickr: Tennessee Library Association BBW Display Contest 2012 photos

Flickr: Tennessee Library Association BBW Display Contest 2012 photos | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Check out the Banned Book Week 2012 displays in libraries across TN

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Event will explore county's history

Event will explore county's history | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Cheatham County mayor David McCullough has proclaimed Saturday as 'Exploring Our Stories' day in the county....

 

Events will be taking place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cheatham County Public Library..."

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Dean Named to Tennessee Advisory Council on Libraries | Tennessee Today

Dean Named to Tennessee Advisory Council on Libraries | Tennessee Today | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Steven Escar Smith, dean of the UT Libraries, has been named to the Tennessee Advisory Council on Libraries. He was appointed by Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett to a three-year renewable term."

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Obit: Glenn Dockins - Flora, IL - The Clay County Advocate - Press-

"... Glenn continued his education with a Master's degree in Library Science from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, then pursued his doctorate at Peabody University in Lincoln, Nebraska...."

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Mayor Rogero Talks Green Cities

Mayor Rogero Talks Green Cities | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero will be arguing that environmental stewardship and economic development go hand in hand when she reviews a book for the Knox County Public Library’s Brown Bag Green Book series."

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Drunk Driving

Drunk Driving | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Students in the Tennessee Valley are learning a very powerful lesson "on the effects of drinking and driving...

 

City leaders say they partnered with the Chattanooga Public Library to really make an impact in the community...."

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