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Abingdon - HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Preschool Storytime at Kingsport Public Library in Kingsport, Tennessee ~ Abingdon 360 | Abingdon, VA Events and Announcements

Abingdon - HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Preschool Storytime at Kingsport Public Library in Kingsport, Tennessee ~ Abingdon 360 | Abingdon, VA Events and Announcements | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Low bid of $375,000 for Briceville library

Low bid of $375,000 for Briceville library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Six bids were opened Tuesday for a project to build a new library in Briceville, and the low bid was $374,933, Anderson County Interim Mayor Myron Iwanski said..."

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Tennessee First Lady Promotes READ20 Family Book Club in Northwest Tennessee | TN.gov Newsroom

Tennessee First Lady Promotes READ20 Family Book Club in Northwest Tennessee | TN.gov Newsroom | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Aug 8. "First Lady Crissy Haslam visited public libraries in Weakley, Henry and Carroll Counties and the Benton County Fair today to promote her READ20 Family Book Club."

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Oakridger - HomeNewsArticleHistorically Speaking: The Secret City in the Tennessee Hills — From Dogpatch to Nuclear Power — a symposium

Oakridger - HomeNewsArticleHistorically Speaking: The Secret City in the Tennessee Hills — From Dogpatch to Nuclear Power — a symposium | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

“On Saturday, Sept. 15, the National Archives at Atlanta is hosting the Secret City in the Tennessee Hills: From Dogpatch to Nuclear Power symposium to focus attention on these riveting documents. Speakers include Denise Kiernan, author of the soon-to-be released book “The Girls of Atomic City;”...

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Inter-Library Loan: Tennessee Me

Inter-Library Loan: Tennessee Me | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
What are they reading in Allardt, Tennessee? The owner of this fine rooster library kindly sent me a box of books from the Volunteer State. His library sits in front of his store, which, as his ema...
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Brush works at Maury County Public Library

Brush works at Maury County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
An aspiring artist studies her work-in-progress Thursday evening at the Maury County Library. About 20 people took the class given by Painting With a Twist. The event was in conjunction with the...
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Banned Books Week: Celebrating 30 Years of Liberating Literature | American Library Association

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the freedom to read this September 30–October 6.

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LMU looking at 2014 to establish campus in Sevierville - SEVIERVILLE — Lincoln Memorial University and county officials say they're still working toward a plan to locate a satellite campus for th...

LMU looking at 2014 to establish campus in Sevierville  -  SEVIERVILLE — Lincoln Memorial University and county officials say they're still working toward a plan to locate a satellite campus for th... | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Lincoln Memorial University and county officials say they're still working toward a plan to locate a satellite campus for the higher education institution here though ...

 

"Thanks to you and your colleagues on the County Commission, we have a state-of-the-art library in Sevierville," said Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Gary Wade, an LMU alum who supports the proposal. "I think it's fair to say what attracted LMU was the new library we have at the corner of Railroad and High streets." ..."

 

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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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Little Free Library

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"Todd Tarbett built a Little Free Library in the front yard of his home in South Knoxville..."

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Turnout strong in Stewart Co.

Turnout strong in Stewart Co. | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... District 6’s Stewart County Public Library precinct scored the most voters, with 45.4 percent of all those registered in that district casing ballots either early, absentee or on Election Day... "

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News Releases from MTSU: James E. Walker Library hours changing to fit students' changing study needs

News Releases from MTSU: James E. Walker Library hours changing to fit students' changing study needs | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"n response to student requests, MTSU’s James E. Walker Library will expand and revise its hours beginning Saturday, Aug. 25...."

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Memphis drops challenge to state's voter ID law

Memphis drops challenge to state's voter ID law | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... awyers for the city have submitted a notice of voluntary dismissal of the lawsuit filed in the Middle District of Tennessee in Nashville..."

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Memphis dismisses its lawsuit against state's voter photo ID law, but plans to re-file

Memphis dismisses its lawsuit against state's voter photo ID law, but plans to re-file | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

After U.S. Dist. Judge Aleta Trauger of Nashville ruled that the state law doesn't allow IDs issued by local governments to be used for voting...

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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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1907 Memphis TN Cossett Library Tennessee w/1c stamp Divided Back | eBay

1907 Memphis TN Cossett Library Tennessee w/1c stamp Divided Back | eBay | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
1907 Memphis TN Cossett Library Tennessee w/1c stamp Divided Back in Collectibles, Postcards, US States, Cities & Towns, Tennessee | eBay...
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Austin Peay State University Employees share their recent Accomplishments

Austin Peay State University Employees share their recent Accomplishments | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Clarksville, TN – Several faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University announce their recent professional and scholarly activities. Dr. Clark Maddux, associate professor of early American literature, was elected recently as president of the APSU Woodward Library Society. Ellen Taylor in the College of Education was elected vice president...."

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Over 2,000 summer readers participate in Williamson County Public Library’s program on Franklin Home Page

Over 2,000 summer readers participate in Williamson County Public Library’s program on Franklin Home Page | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Franklin branch of the Williamson County Public Library had 2,237 children registered in their 2012 summer reading program, which began May 19 and ended on July 19.
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Pulitzer Prize Finalist Kicks Off Writers in the Library Fall Series | Tennessee Today

Pulitzer Prize Finalist Kicks Off Writers in the Library Fall Series | Tennessee Today | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Pulitzer Prize finalist Bobbie Ann Mason will lead off UT's Writers in the Library fall series next month. Mason will read from her works at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 12, in the John C. Hodges Library auditorium.
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News briefs from around Tennessee: E-book use up 77 percent this year in Tennessee

News briefs from around Tennessee: E-book use up 77 percent this year in Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

(AP) —"Downloads in the state's Regional E-book and Audio Download System (READS) increased 77 percent in the past year.

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Check it out: South Knoxville man puts Little Free Library in frontyard

Check it out: South Knoxville man puts Little Free Library in frontyard | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Todd Tarbett was still hammering the posts into the ground in front of his South Knoxville home when his neighbors came running over to check out the new addition...."

 

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Town of Jonesborough- Name That Tune Teen Library Program

Town of Jonesborough- Name That Tune Teen Library Program | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"When your favorite tunes start playing, do you recognize them immediately? Test yourself by playing our Name That Tune game!..."

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SILS alumna, Jenifer Grady, new executive director of Tenn-Share | sils.unc.edu

SILS alumna, Jenifer Grady, new executive director of Tenn-Share | sils.unc.edu | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...“I am excited about the opportunity to serve as the executive director of Tenn-Share and put my negotiation skills to work for its members," said Grady..."

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