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State Library and Archives Hosts Two Special Events on January 26

State Library and Archives Hosts Two Special Events on January 26 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...The first, “Looking Back: The Civil War in Tennessee,” is an initiative to create an online archive of Civil War photographs, documents and artifacts to commemorate the 150thanniversary of the Civil War. The second is a free workshop on Civil War era photography presented by the Vacant Chair Photography Studio of White Bluff, Tennessee..."

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McIver's Grant Public Library opened in a new location on Jan 14

McIver's Grant Public Library opened in a new location on Jan 14 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
McIver's Grant Public Library will open its new building at 9 a.m., on Monday, Jan. 14, with limited services available.
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TSLA Disasters in Tennessee exhibit on display at Collierville Branch Library

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TLA Tennessee Libraries, Volume 62, Issue 3 - Book Reviews

TLA Tennessee Libraries, Volume 62, Issue 3 - Book Reviews | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Graham, A. & Monteith, S. (Eds.) (2011).  The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture.  Volume 18: Media
Hess, Earl J. (2012). The Civil War in the West: Victory and Defeat from the Appalachians to the Mississippi
Hutchison, C. (2012). Apples & Ashes: Literature, Nationalism, and the Confederate States of America
Lair, M. H.  2011). Armed with Abundance: Consumerism & Soldiering in the Vietnam War
Ouchley, K.  (2011) Bayou-Diversity: Nature and People in the Louisiana Bayou Country
Peacock, J. L. (2010). Grounded Globalism: How the U.S. South Embraces the World
Potter, C. B. &  & Romano, R. C. (Eds.). (2012). Doing Recent History: On Privacy, Copyright, Video Games, Institutional Review Boards, Activist Scholarship, and History that Talks Back
Ruffin, P. (2011). Travels with George in Search of Ben Hur and Other Meanderings
Seery, J. E. (Ed.).(2010). A Political Companion to Walt Whitman
Stipe, M.  (2011).  Two Times Intro: On the Road with Patti Smith

 
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Introducing Overdrive READ

Overdrive now offers eBooks in Overdrive READ format, which allows reading eBooks directly in the browser.
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Library Welcomes New Story Teller

Library Welcomes New Story Teller | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
By Jamie Stewart Storey,  Jamie@seymourherald.com The Seymour Branch Library’s former children’s program story-teller, Spence Perry recently retired after approximately five years of employment as the program’s coordinator.
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108th General Assembly primed for fresh start - Great News for Maury County Library Patron

108th General Assembly primed for fresh start - Great News for Maury County Library Patron | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, January 8th, the 108th Session of the Tennessee General Assembly convenes at noon. I am looking forward to it! Speaker Beth Harwell will appoint a committee to discuss and present the...
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"Beginning this year, a new interlibrary loan system developed by the Tennessee State Library and Archives will make books more readily available and will cost less than the old system when books were sent to various libraries across Tennessee through the post office..."

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Libraries To Get Cheaper, Faster And More Extensive Loan Service In 2013 - The Chattanoogan

Libraries To Get Cheaper, Faster And More Extensive Loan Service In 2013 - The Chattanoogan | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Libraries To Get Cheaper, Faster And More Extensive Loan Service In 2013 The Chattanoogan The new Firefly Courier service, developed by the Tennessee State Library and Archives, will link rural, suburban and urban public libraries throughout the...
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Spring Hill, TN - Official Website

Spring Hill, TN - Official Website | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Spring Hill Public library events on the city calendar.

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Tennessee Electronic Library Usage Increases Significantly In 2012 - 01/14/2013 - Chattanoogan.com

Tennessee Electronic Library Usage Increases Significantly In 2012 - 01/14/2013 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Nearly 15% increase!

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Tennessee State Library and Archives is on Facebook

Tennessee State Library and Archives is on Facebook | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Tennessee State Library and Archives serves Tennessee government and all its citizens by...
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Y-12: Oak Ridge treasure — national resource/A look back at Union Carbide’s first 20 years (ORNL) - Oak Ridge, TN - Oakridger - Oak Ridge, TN

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"Tim Gawne of Oak Ridge National Laboratory provided the publication to me when he found a copy in the ORNL Library archives."

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Community calendar - The Stewart Houston Times.com

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"The Readers’ Circle adult reading group will meet on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 2 p.m. at the Stewart County Public Library...

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Pictures from the McIver's Grant Public Library's Move

Pictures from the McIver's Grant Public Library's Move | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Settled behind the desk in her new office, McIver's Grant Public Library Director Dara Gonzales chats with Library Board member Porter Ryland and coordinates last-minute details of the move into the library's new facility.
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Putnam County searching for 'first families'

Putnam County searching for 'first families' | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Her family goes back to the beginning — back when Putnam first became a county in 1842.
Pioneers they were.
“I just grew up always knowing who my ancestors were ̶..."

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"....Anyone wishing to participate in the project can get an application at the Cookeville History Museum, Cookeville Depot, Putnam County Library....

 

Anyone needing help getting started ... on Mondays in February at 5 p.m. in the Tennessee Room of the Putnam County Library."


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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham to speak at Bijou Theatre for Presidents Day

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham to speak at Bijou Theatre for Presidents Day | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
History buffs, politicos and other fellow Americans are invited to celebrate Presidents Day next month at the historic Bijou Theatre with a special appearance by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Tennessee native Jon Meacham.
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""A Presidential Conversation with Jon Meacham," beginning at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18, is being presented by the East Tennessee Historical Society and Friends of the Knox County Public Library..."

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Spring Hill Public Library January Artist – Charles George Snoek | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN

Spring Hill Public Library January Artist – Charles George Snoek | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Charles George Snoek’s appreciation for drawing and creating art started at an early age. As a child, Snoek remembers sketching cartoons and comics for fun
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Historically Speaking: Center for Oak Ridge Oral Histories — an archive of unique stories - Oak Ridge, TN - Oakridger - Oak Ridge, TN

Historically Speaking: Center for Oak Ridge Oral Histories — an archive of unique stories - Oak Ridge, TN - Oakridger - Oak Ridge, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The telling of one’s story is a personal thing and only the one experiencing the perceived reality can convey that perception. Oral histories provide an excellent medium whereby these singular stories can be captured. The Center for Oak Ridge Oral Histories (COROH) serves as Oak Ridge’s central storehouse for these one-of-a-kind stories..."

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Noted Knoxville architect Bruce McCarty dies; designed many town, UT landmarks

Noted Knoxville architect Bruce McCarty dies; designed many town, UT landmarks | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Bruce McCarty, the architect who designed many of Knoxville’s and the University of Tennessee’s landmarks, has died. He was 92.
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"Mr. McCarty favored modernist architecture, displayed in his design of the City County Building, Lawson McGhee Library and the TVA Towers in downtown Knoxville, as well as a host of buildings on the UT campus including the Clarence Brown Theatre, the Humanities Complex and the John C. Hodges Library."

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TLA Library Legislation Day - Early Bird Registration T0DAY!

TLA Library Legislation Day - Early Bird Registration T0DAY! | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

TLA’s Legislation Committee invites you to this year’s Library Legislative Day in Nashville on February 19!  Participate in Library Legislative Day to learn valuable advocacy skills and position yourself as a resource on library issues.  We’re sure to send you more late-breaking, exciting info, but the most pertinent at this moment is:     

 

Early bird registration runs thru January 25 and is only $20 per person (a steal!), which covers the cost of the program not only for you, but for legislators as well.

 

General registration is open thru February 14. 

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LAST CHANCE FOR SAVINGS!

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Recipes needed for the Friends of Washington-Jonesborough Library cookbook

Recipes needed for the Friends of Washington-Jonesborough Library cookbook | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Herald and Tribune Online Newspaper Jonesborough Tennessee
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Amelia Kallaher …Success Story

Amelia Kallaher …Success Story | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Amelia. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Amelia:  I found my curren...
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"My favorite library that I’ve been to is the campus library ofRhodes College located in Memphis, TN. Red brick walls crawling with ivy, gothic leaded glass windows, state of the art technology, and books everywhere!"

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Nashville library forgives fines for canned food

Nashville library forgives fines for canned food | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Got an overdue library book, but anxious about the fines? The Nashville Public Library is currently forgiving overdue fines if patrons bring in food for the hungry. The library's annual Food For Fines program runs through Jan. 20..."

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Libraries Provide Community Services

Libraries Provide Community Services | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
By Jamie Stewart Storey, Staff Reporter Jamie@seymourherald.com The Seymour and South Knox Branch Libraries have several programs, services and activities for all ages making the libraries more than books.
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Nashville library forgives fines for canned food

Nashville library forgives fines for canned food | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Got an overdue library book, but anxious about the fines? The Nashville Public Library is currently forgiving overdue fines if patrons bring in food for the hungry.
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