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Williamson County Public Library « From Ice Queen to Princess

Williamson County Public Library « From Ice Queen to Princess | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... Have a library day. I think we went twice…We had a great time with the Science Guy who came and went to a music one that the kids enjoyed. But didn’t make it every week..."

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Luther Alison "Al" Dick, III Obituary - Rose Mortuary - Mann Heritage Chapel

Luther Alison "Al" Dick, III Obituary - Rose Mortuary - Mann Heritage Chapel | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Obituary, funeral and service information for Luther Alison "Al" Dick, III from Knoxville, Tennessee, funeral services by Rose Mortuary - Mann Heritage Chapel - Dick, Luther Alison "Al", III – age 63, of Knoxville, passed away on Wednesday, August...

 

Al has been employed forty-four years as a library associate at the University of Tennessee Libraries..."

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BlueCross, Bear Trace Among Environmental Stewardship Winners - 08/24/2012 - Chattanoogan.com

BlueCross, Bear Trace Among Environmental Stewardship Winners - 08/24/2012 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Athens Community Initiatives to Restore and Protect Our Natural Heritage (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."

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Crissy Haslam reads

Crissy Haslam reads | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer "It was a "high point" for the Marshall County Memorial Library when Gov. Bill Haslam's wife, Crissy, read to nearly 100 children and other library patrons on Tuesday afternoon..."

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READ20 Family Book Club promotion at Maury County Library in Columbia.

READ20 Family Book Club promotion at Maury County Library in Columbia. | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

From Crissy Haslam's Flickr photostream.

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You are cordially invited to join us for our 2012 Tennessee Fall Library Training: Celebrating 50 Years of Ministry

You are cordially invited to join us for our 2012 Tennessee Fall Library Training: Celebrating 50 Years of Ministry | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Sept. 8
Southeast TN, Bayside Baptist Church, Harrison, 423.344.8327
Sept. 22
Middle TN, Crievewood Baptist Church, Nashville, 615.832.5968
Oct. 13
East TN, Buffat Heights Baptist Church, Knoxville, 865.524.1204
Oct. 27
West TN, Bartlett Baptist Church, Bartlett, 901-333-3350

 

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Tennessee State Library and Archives Adds Book Scanner For Public Use | LJ INFOdocket

Tennessee State Library and Archives Adds Book Scanner For Public Use | LJ INFOdocket | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Leiper's Fork: Want to be an Outlaw? Saturday is your chance

Leiper's Fork: Want to be an Outlaw? Saturday is your chance | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Friends of the Leiper’s Fork Library would like to thank all the volunteers and customers at the recent book sale for their support. All proceeds from the sale will directly benefit the Leiper’s Fork Library."

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I Love My Librarian Award | At Your Library

I Love My Librarian Award | At Your Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Nominations for the 2012 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Awards are open through September 12.

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Tennessee Library Association: TL: Call for Papers

Tennessee Library Association: TL: Call for Papers | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Tennessee Libraries is now accepting articles for the December 2012 and March 2013 issues.


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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 Newsletter - Summer 2012

TLA Newsletter - Summer 2012 | 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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State Library And Archives' New Tool Makes Research Easier - 08/21/2012 - Chattanoogan.com

State Library And Archives' New Tool Makes Research Easier - 08/21/2012 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...The Zeta Book Scanner was installed at the TSLA building last month. The new piece of equipment makes scanning books or documents a free, quick, and easy process..."

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Tennessee First Lady Completes August Statewide Swing to Promote Imagination Library and Read20 Family Book Club in Middle Tennessee | TN.gov Newsroom

Tennessee First Lady Completes August Statewide Swing to Promote Imagination Library and Read20 Family Book Club in Middle Tennessee | TN.gov Newsroom | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"First Lady Crissy Haslam promotes Imagination Library and READ20 Family Book Club in Rutherford, Bedford, Marshall, Maury and Cheatham counties."

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Tennessee First Lady Continues Statewide Sweep to Promote Read20 Family Book Club in East Tennessee | TN.gov Newsroom

Tennessee First Lady Continues Statewide Sweep to Promote Read20 Family Book Club in East Tennessee | TN.gov Newsroom | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"First Lady Crissy Haslam visits public libraries in Grainger and Hamblen counties and the Cocke County Fair to encourage READ20 Family Book Club participation."

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MTSU library revises schedule to meet student needs, staying open until 2 a.m. most days

MTSU library revises schedule to meet student needs, staying open until 2 a.m. most days | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The state's largest undergraduate university is expanding library hours, keeping the space open until 2:00 in the morning on most days.
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University Libraries News » Bobbie Ann Mason at UT’s Writers in the Library

University Libraries News » Bobbie Ann Mason at UT’s Writers in the Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"UT’s Writers in the Library begins the fall semester with a flourish! Bobbie Ann Mason will lead off the visiting writers series with a reading on Wednesday, September 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the John C. Hodges Library auditorium on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville campus. The event is free and open to the public. ..."

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Private library keeps director reading in spare time — Sedalia News Journal

Private library keeps director reading in spare time — Sedalia News Journal | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

By Kyle Siegel Staff writer Sedalia Public Library 

 

"Sedalia Public Library Director Pam Hunter...

 

... She added, “My first job with the library was as a community service librarian. I did programming for the library. That was in Salem County, Tennessee...."

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Registration now open for 2012 DataFest and Fall Conference | Tenn-Share

Registration now open for 2012 DataFest and Fall Conference | Tenn-Share | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Tenn-Share’s annual DataFest, Collection Fair and Fall Conference will be held at Nashville Public Library on September 27-28. Registration is now open at http://www.tenn-share.org/registration2012.

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OUR VIEW: Photo ID law demands equal access for voters

OUR VIEW: Photo ID law demands equal access for voters | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... Trauger recently found that Memphis library cards can’t be used for voter photo ID because state law requires they be produced by the state or federal government..."

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Library buys software for e-books

Library buys software for e-books | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The Jackson-Madison County Library board of trustees voted to spend $1,000 of the library's materials budget for software to provide e-books and audiobooks through the Regional Ebook and Audiobook Download System (READS).

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Emma Bell Miles Exhibit Opens October 1 at Library – Signal Mountain Library

Emma Bell Miles Exhibit Opens October 1 at Library – Signal Mountain Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Library will host a special exhibition of the works of Emma Bell Miles during the month of October. Original pastels, drawings, watercolors and oil paintings will be on display in the Reading Room for the entire month. This is a rare opportunity to see these works, since they belong in private collections of local residents and will be gathered in this exhibition for just one month..."


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Tennessee Library Association: Make it Fun with Music - Brentwood

Tennessee Library Association: Make it Fun with Music - Brentwood | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Monday, September 10, 2012 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

 

Professor Mitchell Korn of Vanderbilt University is leading this free all-day workshop on effective strategies for teaching early childhood literacy with picture books and music. Mitchell Korn has served as an advisor for noted children’s author Eric Carle and his museum, had lectured at Harvard and Yale, and is a leading clinician in integrated arts and literacy learning.

 

The free workshop “Make it Fun with Music” will give public librarians practical skills to incorporate a variety of learning styles into their programs. Mitchell is dedicated to engagement and group participation. If you come to this workshop, you will walk away with skills and ideas to apply in your library the next day.

 

There will be crafts. 
A list of supplies you need to bring will be provided with confirmation. 
Lunch will be provided.

 

Another workshop will be offered on Sept 21 at Blount County Public Library.


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TLA President's Blog - The Mobile Wave by Michael Saylor

TLA President's Blog - The Mobile Wave by Michael Saylor | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Dinah Harris asks TLA members how the "disruptive technology" of mobile computing is impacting our libraries and patrons.  How can they be used in libraries?


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Support Your Local Library - Statestats

Support Your Local Library - Statestats | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Support local libraries by bringing awareness to the vital role libraries plays in the community and education ecosystem.
Share this infographic with your community and add it to your website by following the simple instructions below."

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