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Historical Society has a historical guest, learns about War of 1812

Historical Society has a historical guest, learns about War of 1812 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

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he 2012 membership drive is over, but memberships are still being accepted. The Society is offering a free one-year membership with the purchase of the Bicentennial book, Shelbyville - Celebrating the First 200 Years. This and all other society publications are available at the Argie Cooper Library.

 

Simmons reported that the Tennessee State Library and Archives will visit the Fly Building on Wednesday, Oct. 3 to document county relics, antiques, and memorabilia related to the Civil War. This is part of the state's archival effort for the Civil War Sesquicentennial Program. ...."

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Spring Hill Library’s Kidz Kompany begins a new season

Spring Hill Library’s Kidz Kompany begins a new season | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Spring Hill Public Library presents the Kidz Kompany (KzK) in their first performance of the 2012-2013 season, ACTING UP!, a performance about performing, September 8th at 11:00 am..."

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Local barber shop more than just ‘OK’ - Cleveland Bradley County Public Library

Local barber shop more than just ‘OK’ - Cleveland Bradley County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Business directories on a shelf in the History Branch of the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library provide a glimpse of how quickly businesses appear and then disappear between 1949 and 2002...."

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Williamson Herald: Events Calendar: Friday, Sept. 21 Brown Bag Lunch Bunch

Williamson Herald: Events Calendar: Friday, Sept. 21 Brown Bag Lunch Bunch | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Arts Council of Williamson County’s ‘Brown Bag Lunch Bunch’ guest speaker is Julie Horn, Director of Visual Arts, Craft & Media for the Tennessee Arts Commission..."

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Regents gain insight from CSCC visit - Tennessee Board of Regents members and other education representatives observed classrooms and talked with Cleveland State Community College students before c...

Regents gain insight from CSCC visit - Tennessee Board of Regents members and other education representatives observed classrooms and talked with Cleveland State Community College students before c... | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... The regent said technology has changed the way students access information and even libraries are recognizing this and the need to include virtual access in keeping track of resource usage.

Read more: Cleveland Daily Banner - Regents gain insight from CSCC visit..."

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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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Involvement, skill-building at volunteer fair

Involvement, skill-building at volunteer fair | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... From 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., civilians, spouses and Family members explored volunteer opportunities presented by organizations such as the Enlisted Spouses Club, Operation Homefront, Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee, Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation Marketing and the R.F. Sink Library. ...."

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Kingsport Library adopts new mascot | City of Kingsport Tennessee

Kingsport Library adopts new mascot | City of Kingsport Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Kingsport Public Library has a new mascot – King Sport. The plush stuffed puppy sports an orange sweater with the Library’s logo and is for sale for only $12. Pick up one today at the library’s circulation desk –proceeds go to the Friends of the Kingsport Public Library. Supplies are limited."

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Cheatham County Beekeepers: Beekeeping Magazines and Cheatham Co Public Library

Cheatham County Beekeepers: Beekeeping Magazines and Cheatham Co Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"I recently discussed the possibility of the Cheatham County Public Library located in Ashland City, TN subscribing to the two main beekeeping magazines [BeeCulture and American Bee Journal], that appeal to the hobby/professional beekeeper, with Ms. May Lingner, Librarian/Director...."

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ORAU awards more than $36,000 in grants to East Tennessee teachers

ORAU awards more than $36,000 in grants to East Tennessee teachers | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Oak Ridge Associated Universities awarded more than $36,000 to about two dozen East Tennessee teachers during a grants ceremony last week.

 

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Briceville Elementary School was also granted its request for a library Technology Station, and Dutch Valley Elementary School received two N-Computing Desktop Stations. Both systems help update and extend the schools’ computer labs. Each grant is valued at $3,60.

 

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Fairview Elementary School—a $1,310 grant for the purchase of a classroom projector for the school’s K-5 library."

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Junior Ranger program at the Stewart County Library

Junior Ranger program at the Stewart County Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Join Rangers at 10:00 am for a special Junior Ranger program at the Stewart County Library. Ages 6 and up, program is free and open to the public."

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$100 000 grant check presented to Macon library by Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett #tsla

$100 000 grant check presented to Macon library by Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett #tsla | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"$100 000 check presented to Macon library - The Macon County Public Library recently received a $100 000 grant from the state to help fund a building expansion and other improvements. The grant funds are administered by the Tennessee State Librar..."

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Lebanon Democrat | Wilson County celebrating Imagination Library Week | TLD_News

Lebanon Democrat | Wilson County celebrating Imagination Library Week | TLD_News | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... Mt. Juliet Library is having a program for Wilson Books from Birth on Thursday at 9 a.m. ..."

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Tennessee Teen Read Week "Reading IS Soooo Delicious" Webinar

Tennessee Teen Read Week "Reading IS Soooo Delicious" Webinar | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Everyone is hungry for teens in their library and the 2012 Teen Read Week webinar on September 27 is a great way to get ideas for attracting teens.

 

October 14th through the 20th 2012 marks the second annual statewide Teen Read Week program, sponsored by TSLA, TLA, and TASL. Join them to discuss ways you can incorporate this year’s Teen Read Week theme of Reading IS Soooo Delicious, including programming ideas, crafts, games, book talks, marketing, time to share your ideas, and more!

 

If you can’t make it to this informative and fun webinar, it will be archived. You can also find information on TSLA’s libguide page.

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Universities Should Rethink the Publishing Model - Letters to the Editor - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Universities Should Rethink the Publishing Model - Letters to the Editor - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
"Universities should develop new business models to protect their intellectual capital and mobilize their publishing assets."...

 

Published by Linda L. Phillips, Professor Emerita, University of Tennessee Libraries

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SitePoint Podcast #180: Face2Face with David Lee King - SitePoint

SitePoint Podcast #180: Face2Face with David Lee King - SitePoint | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... I started looking into libraries. That required a graduate degree, which was cool. I went to the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, got my graduate degree in Library and Information Science, right around the time the web hit. I graduated in ’94, ’95. ..."

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The Paris Post-Intelligencer >Donna Winders new at helm for Henry County’s Adult and Community Education Center

The Paris Post-Intelligencer >Donna Winders new at helm for Henry County’s Adult and Community Education Center | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... She is currently the treasurer for the statewide TAACE and serves as treasurer of Imagination Library and president of Rhea Public Library’s Friends of the Library.

 

She also serves on the library board, the advisory board for the Family Resource Center and the Tennessee Literacy Coalition. ..."

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TLA: Tennessee Libraries: Transforming the Library Website: You and the IT Crowd

TLA: Tennessee Libraries: Transforming the Library Website: You and the IT Crowd | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"In the library world, we are sometimes fortunate enough to have our own IT department who caters to all of our needs like a doting mother, often anticipating what we need before we know it ourselves, and also giving us the freedom we need to grow into our best selves . Others of us are not so lucky..."

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JMC Library Unveils Vision Plan

JMC Library Unveils Vision Plan | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Workers with the Jackson-Madison County Library have set big sights for their library, and Thursday night they unveiled their new "Vision Plan" on what they are.Workers said they have been working on this plan since over the summer. ..."

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Girls Inc. Opens Bookworm Club After School Literacy Program - 09/20/2012 - Chattanoogan.com

Girls Inc. Opens Bookworm Club After School Literacy Program - 09/20/2012 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...  The Chattanooga Public Library is also a program partner that will provide programs during several planned visits to the downtown location. All of the girls will get library cards at either the Chattanooga or East Ridge libraries."

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YourNews: Knox County Public Library celebrates Imagination Library

YourNews: Knox County Public Library celebrates Imagination Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Max Mealor may only be 4 years old, but he already understands the importance of showing appreciation...."

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Gibson CO. Friends of the Library Yard Sale

Gibson CO. Friends of the Library  Yard Sale | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

3rd annual Friends of the Library yard sale. Two days 9-20 & 9-21, 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM Beside the Library in Trenton Tn

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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 main library and branches, plus Spring Hill events

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Oak Ridge iSurf, Local News | New Hours for Sevier County Public Library

Oak Ridge iSurf, Local News | New Hours for Sevier County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Sevier County Public Library System Board of Trustees has approved a change in hours of operation for the Genealogy & History Center..."

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Meet Sevier County Author

Meet Sevier County Author | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Gatlinburg resident, and published author, Keith Donnelly will speak at the Friends of Kodak Library Meeting on Sept. 25.  The Meeting will be held at the Kodak Branch of the Sevier County Public Library System..."

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