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Friends of Photography “Child Like,” a 17-photo group exhibitat the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

Friends of Photography “Child Like,” a 17-photo group exhibitat the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Children can easily have their imaginations, already fertile, further awakened by creative imagery.
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Lesson in Caricature: ‘Snuffy Smith’ cartoonist shares expertise -themountainpress.com

Lesson in Caricature: ‘Snuffy Smith’ cartoonist shares expertise -themountainpress.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Fans of cartoonist John Rose and the “Snuffy Smith” comic strip were in for a treat this week, when the artist stopped by the community center as part of Pigeon Forge Public Library’s Summer Reading Program."

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Bristol Public Library kicks off annual Summer Reading Program

Bristol Public Library kicks off annual Summer Reading Program | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
According to library officials, more than 100 children will participate in the program, which has a theme of “Dream Big: Read” and will feature daily reading, storytelling and other activities.
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Blount Sets Record High Of 102 - The Daily Times

Blount Sets Record High Of 102 - The Daily Times | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Meanwhile, with weekend temperatures forecast to reach triple digits, Blount Countians might want to consider finding indoor activities.

The Blount County Public Library has a few options of offer, according to Executive Director Kathy Pagles. The Knoxville Zoo Mobile will be at the library at 11 a.m. today. It will feature nocturnal animals.

The library also offers story hours at 10 a.m. on Tuesday and Friday mornings. There is Toddler Tadpole Tales at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. There is preschool and early elementary school story time at 10 a.m. on Thursday.

“You can always get a smoothie at the cafe,” Pagles said. “That happens all the time.”

People are welcome to just come hang out in the nice, air-conditioned library, Pagles said, and “look at magazines and get something cool to drink and just relax.”"

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Volunteers work to preserve history on NWTNTODAY.COM

Volunteers work to preserve history on NWTNTODAY.COM | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A handful of local volunteers are helping Weakley County to fulfill its legal obligation to the citizens of Tennessee by cleaning and moving the county archives to a new and better location.
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LEGO® DUPLO® Builds Storytime With New Read And Build Collection - The Sacramento Bee

LEGO® DUPLO® Builds Storytime With New Read And Build Collection - The Sacramento Bee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
/PRNewswire/ -- Timed to the arrival of summer reading season, LEGO Systems, Inc., the world's leading construction toy manufacturer, today introduced LEGO® DUPLO® Read and Build, a series of kits that blend early reading with construction play,...
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2012 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards Announced - 06/28/2012 - Chattanoogan.com

2012 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards Announced - 06/28/2012 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Category: Excellence in Natural Heritage

Athens Wetland / Rain Garden Demonstration (McMinn County) – The city of Athens Wetland / Rain Garden Demonstration project began as a restoration of 5.3 acres of wetlands on the Oostanuala Creek, the location of the city’s E. G. Fisher Public Library. This effort served as a springboard for several other projects and locations throughout the city, including pervious amphitheaters and picnic areas, bio-retention areas, community vegetable gardens and orchards, rain gardens, sink hole buffers, the restoration of a limestone glade and native plantings.

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Sky Dome Planetarium in Spring Hill at library June 28 | Columbia Daily Herald

Sky Dome Planetarium in Spring Hill at library June 28 | Columbia Daily Herald | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The old Spring Hill high school will be transformed into a planetarium Thursday as part of the Spring Hill Library’s summer reading program. The community can be part of a 45-minute journey through the universe between 10 a.m.-2 p.m."

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Friends of the Fayetteville-LincolnLibrary hosts ‘Dog Days Field Party’

Friends of the Fayetteville-LincolnLibrary hosts ‘Dog Days Field Party’ | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Friends of the Library (FoL) has announced that it will sponsor its first annual “Dog Days Field Party” on Saturday, July 28 – a family-oriented, end-of-summer event to raise money to help repay construction debt of the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library and to enhance library services."

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Leiper's Fork: Potty Puttin' benefit takes golf to new level

Leiper's Fork: Potty Puttin' benefit takes golf to new level | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"There will be not be a program at the Leiper’s Fork Public Library 4th of July week. However, except for the 4th itself the library will maintain its regular hours of operation. This will be a geat opportunity for kids to get in lots of reading for prizes as the Summer program comes to an end.

The final program of the Summer Program at the Leiper’s fork library will be the Summer Program Finale Party at noon on July 10."

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Tennessee Library Association: Tennessee Libraries article: It's My Opinion! Technology by David Ratledge

Tennessee Library Association: Tennessee Libraries article: It's My Opinion!  Technology by David Ratledge | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
It is Time for Libraries to Get Out of the Server Business...
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WTVC NewsChannel 9 :: 2 new exhibitions open Sunday at Nashville museum

WTVC NewsChannel 9 :: 2 new exhibitions open Sunday at Nashville museum | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Two new exhibitions open Sunday at the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville.

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Tennessee Department of Health issues State Wide Extreme Heat Warning » Clarksville, TN Online

Tennessee Department of Health issues State Wide Extreme Heat Warning » Clarksville, TN Online | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"If your home does not have air conditioning, take advantage of air conditioned facilities in your area such as shopping venues, restaurants, senior centers, libraries, churches and synagogues and recreation centers."

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SCPLS Announces Summer Reading Program for All Ages | Gatlinburg iSurf

SCPLS Announces Summer Reading Program for All Ages | Gatlinburg iSurf | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Gatlinburg, TN - Dream BIG: READ! in the 2012 Tennessee Summer Reading Program!
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Book on Clinton's Freddy Fagan now at the Oak Ridge library

Book on Clinton's Freddy Fagan now at the Oak Ridge library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
When Freddy Fagan was born in 1956, his family was advised to institutionalize him with other mentally challenged children. It turned out Freddy also had an added complication when it was discovered that he had cerebral palsy.
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Knoxnews.com Life & Arts Announcements, July 1 includes upcoming library events

Knoxnews.com Life & Arts Announcements, July 1 includes upcoming library events | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Wish Upon a Star": Children will help draw a mural, 11 a.m. Saturday, July 7, Blount County Public Library, 508 N. Cusick St., Maryville. Info: 865-982-0981.

 

"Native American Dreamcatcher Tales and Crafts": 11 a.m. Saturday, July 14, Blount County Public Library, Children's Library, 508 N. Cusick St., Maryville. Info: 865-982-0981.

 

LeConte Photographic Society: Meeting, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, King Family Library, 408 High St., Sevierville. Program: three divisions for competition and an assignment category of "Monochrome." Info: http://LeContePhotographic.com.

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Kingston Springs library survives twister

Kingston Springs library survives twister | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
When the government’s involved, some people might say, it can often seem that only an act of God will get something done.Almost four months after a tornado unro...
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‘Raise Your Hand’ aims to increase level of volunteerism at library - Elizabethton Star

‘Raise Your Hand’ aims to increase level of volunteerism at library - Elizabethton Star | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Thursday ( June 21) offered a full day of activities for visitors to the Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library. In partnership with the United Way of Elizabethton/Carter County, the library hosted “Raise Your Hand, Fun Day at the Library!”"

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Grand opening of hiking trail, natural area in Maury Co. Park held June 2 | Columbia Daily Herald

Grand opening of hiking trail, natural area in Maury Co. Park held June 2 | Columbia Daily Herald | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Attendees were also among the first to see the Trail Tales program, a partnership with the Maury County Library that promotes the benefits of physical activity, nature, literacy and family time by serving as a destination for the 2012 Summer Reading Program."

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Hunter selected for September Honor Flight

Hunter selected for September Honor Flight | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
H. Lynn Hunter, a World War II Marine Corps veteran and employee of the Clarksville/Montgomery County Public Library, has been selected to take part in an Honor Flight from Nashville to Washington, D.C., on September 5.
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Raise your Hand Tennessee day of action

Raise your Hand Tennessee day of action | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
United Ways of Tennessee (UWTN), the association of 38 United Ways in the state, is partnering with the Tennessee State Library and Archives, other state agencies, corporations, and a host of non-profits in the Raise Your Hand Tennessee coalition ...
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