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TLA President: Libraries Out of the Box

TLA President: Libraries Out of the Box | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Our theme for the coming year will be “Libraries Out of the Box.”"


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The Posterity Project: Opening the doors to a new opportunity...

The Posterity Project: Opening the doors to a new opportunity... | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Next week a new door opens for me at the Tennessee State Library and Archives, as I begin work there as TSLA's new Director of Public Services. I am thrilled to have this opportunity to serve the public and to share my passion for archives, libraries, Tennessee history, and social media in this new role."

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Kim Weitkamp in Concert at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library » Clarksville, TN Online

Kim Weitkamp in Concert at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library » Clarksville, TN Online | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"On Saturday, July 21st at 7:00pm, nationally know storyteller, humorist and musician Kim Weitkamp will be at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library."

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Mayoral candidate talks education at Oak Ridge Public Library

Mayoral candidate talks education at Oak Ridge Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Warren Gooch, Democratic candidate for Anderson County mayor, met Monday night with local educators and school officials to talk about education and other issues facing the county."  

 

 

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7 things to know today - The Best of the Best 2012 Workshop in Knoxville

7 things to know today - The Best of the Best 2012 Workshop in Knoxville | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Summer reads: Looking for some great books for your children or your students? Educators, librarians and parents are invited to a workshop today that will highlight the best titles of the year.
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Commission Docket 207-16-12 includes appropriations to Spring Hill Library, budget for Maury Co Library

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Bats and foxes invaded Maury Co. Library July 18

Bats and foxes invaded Maury Co. Library July 18 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"As part of the Maury County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, the library will offer the Natural History Education Company of the Mid-South’s Creatures of the Night Wildlife Program on Wednesday, July 18."

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Nissan Supports Early Childhood Literacy in Middle Tennessee with $100,000 Donation to Governor's Books from Birth Foundation

Nissan Supports Early Childhood Literacy in Middle Tennessee with $100,000 Donation to Governor's Books from Birth Foundation | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Tennessee First Lady Crissy Haslam was on hand to say "thank you" today to Nissan North America -- a major corporate statewide sponsor of the Governor's Books from Birth Foundation (GBBF) -- at an event held at Glen Leven Day School in ...
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Leadership Clarksville touts 31 graduates including Martha Hendricks, Library Director

Leadership Clarksville touts 31 graduates including Martha Hendricks, Library Director | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Carole Dorris, executive director of Leadership Clarksville, announces those leaders who have been selected for the Class of 2013."

 

Congratulations to MARTHA HENDRICKS, director of the Clarksville/Montgomery County Public Library, for being selected to participate!

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TLA Newsletters being mailed due to By Laws Ballot. DeadLine July 27

TLA Newsletters being mailed due to By Laws Ballot.  DeadLine July 27 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

All TLA members will be getting a paper copy of the TLA Newsletter this time around--and a ballot for bylaws changes.

 

Several modifications to the TLA By Laws were recommended at the June board meeting, including:

*allowing TLA members who don't live in Tennessee to run for Secretary or President
*allowing the structure for online voting in the future!

 

Please consider the bylaws changes and make your voice heard!

 

Rest assured that your opt-out-of-mailing preferences have been noted and will be honored with future mailings.

 

Please note that the PO Box number listed on the ByLaws Changes ballot is incorrect. Please mail your ballot to:

P. O. Box 241074
Memphis, TN 38124-1074


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Tennessee Library Association's comment, July 2, 2012 8:15 AM
Please note that the PO Box number listed on the ByLaws Changes ballot is incorrect. Please mail your ballot to:

P. O. Box 241074
Memphis, TN 38124-1074
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Find the best new books for young readers

Find the best new books for young readers | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Teachers, librarians and parents looking for summer reads to inspire children may find some helpful suggestions at a downtown workshop Friday.
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Tennessee First Lady Crissy Haslam Promotes Reading - The Daily Times

Tennessee First Lady Crissy Haslam Promotes Reading - The Daily Times | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"She read to the children and distributed free copies of July’s Book of the Month, “Judy Moody Declares Independence” by Megan McDonald."

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Dolly to issue Braille books on NWTNTODAY.COM

Dolly to issue Braille books on NWTNTODAY.COM | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Country music superstar Dolly Parton is widely known for her music and her popular amusement park, Dollywood.

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Tennessee Library Association: Archive-It at the Tennessee State Library and Archives

Tennessee Library Association: Archive-It at the Tennessee State Library and Archives | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"In accordance with Tennessee Code, the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) serves as a depository of state documents such as annual and biennial reports, statistical reports, and budget documents..."

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The Mountain Press - Library system names new director

The Mountain Press - Library system names new director | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"After more than a year of searching for a system director, the Sevier County Public Library System board has finally found the woman for the job — Rhonda Tippitt, who is currently serving as Benton County’s library director."

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Dyersburg State Gazette: Tour of McIver's Grant Public Library's new building

Dyersburg State Gazette: Tour of McIver's Grant Public Library's new building | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Work on transforming the old Piggly Wiggly building in downtown Dyersburg into the new state-of-the-art, ADA-compatible McIver's Grant Public Library is still underway."

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Federal Register | Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Oil and Gas Management Plan at Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area and Obed Wild and Scenic River, Tennessee and Kentucky

Federal Register | Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Oil and Gas Management Plan at Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area and Obed Wild and Scenic River, Tennessee and Kentucky | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Available at Fentress Public Library, Wartburg Public Library, and Oak Ridge Public Library

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Book Review - Seabiscuit - Friends of Maury County Library

Book Review - Seabiscuit - Friends of Maury County Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...We registered to vote and came to Maury County Library to get a library card..."

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Williamson Herald :: Accolades for volunteers served up at Shrimp Boil

Williamson Herald :: Accolades for volunteers served up at Shrimp Boil | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Harris has served as a member of numerous boards and committees including the boards of directors for the Williamson County Public Library..."

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Art Circle Public Library Volunteer of the Month - Jo Ellen Teasdale

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Elk Valley Times -City of Fayetteville fulfills FOL pledge

Elk Valley Times -City of Fayetteville fulfills FOL pledge | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Fayetteville Mayor John Ed Underwood presents the Friends of the Library a check for $300,000 Tuesday..."

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Tennessee State Library and Archives SNAP grants now available | Nooga.com

Tennessee State Library and Archives SNAP grants now available | Nooga.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Tennessee State Library and Archives SNAP grants now available...
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Study finds long lines for library computers

Study finds long lines for library computers | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Library-goers in Nashville wait two hours or more to use free public computers some days, according to a new study that has library officials looking for immediate ways to offer faster access.
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Williamson library's popular used book sale opens tomorrow

The Friends of the Williamson County Public Library opens tomorrow and continues through Saturday...

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