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Dog Days and Dragonflies -Books available for review in Tennessee Libraries a list of books in need of reviewing

Dog Days and Dragonflies -Books available for review in Tennessee Libraries a list of books in need of reviewing | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Description from the author’s webpage: http://chrissieandersonpeters.com/ ; “Dog Days and Dragonflies is Chrissie Anderson Peters’ tribute to the people who made her, especially he..."

 

Get published by reviewing a book for Tennessee Libraries.  See what is available to review here.

 

 


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Life and Arts Announcements, July 29

Life and Arts Announcements, July 29 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Hot Summer Nights concert series: Acoustic Americana with Karen E. Reynolds, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, Blount County Public Library...

 

"Julius Caesar": Tennessee Stage Co., 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 30, Blount County Public Library, Lawn, 508 N. Cusick St., Maryville. Free. Bring blanket/chairs, picnic. Info: 865-982-0981 or www.blountlibrary.org...

 

Computer courses: Meet the Mouse, 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16; Welcome to the World of Computers, Microsoft Word and Excel, starting Aug. 21, Blount County Public Library...

 

Alexander Technique Introduction: By Lilly Sutton, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, Bearden Branch Public Library. Info: 865-387-7600 or www.LillySutton.com...

 

 

Play Chess at the Library: 1-4 p.m. Thursdays (until school starts), Blount County Public Library, 508 N. Cusick St., Maryville. For middle and high school teens. Info: 865-273-1436. ...

 

Lucinda Heatherly Tent 3, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War: Dr. Aaron Astor of Maryville College on Civil War Union factions in area families, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, Bearden Branch Public Library,..."

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Woman Sues State Over Voter ID

Woman Sues State Over Voter ID | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Daphne Turner-Golden joined the City of Memphis in a lawsuit against the State of Tennessee over its voter photo..."

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ByLaws Ballot DEADLINE is TODAY, JULY 27

ByLaws Ballot DEADLINE is TODAY, 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

 

THE DEADLINE IS JULY 27.


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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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Library to purchase more materials with $95K in carry over funds

Library to purchase more materials with $95K in carry over funds | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Due to a transition period in library leadership and a halt in discretionary spending last year as a result, the Jackson-Madison County Library did not spend about half of its fiscal year 2011-2012 budget for library materials."

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Should library cards be accepted as valid ID in upcoming local elections?

Should library cards be accepted as valid ID in upcoming local elections? | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
In the last decade, this country has seen its share of fights over what kinds of identification would be acceptable for constituents to have when exercising the...
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Friday Calendar - TriCities.com includes meeting at library

Friday Calendar - TriCities.com includes meeting at library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"CROOKED ROAD: Bristol, Va., 701 Goode St., Bristol Public Library, J. Henry Kegley Room, Aug. 1, 6:30 p.m. meeting seeking National Heritage Area status."

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Polk County News - Commissioners, FOLA walk thru potential new library

Polk County News - Commissioners, FOLA walk thru potential new library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Several members of the county commission went with members of Friends of the Library last week to visit the possible new location for the West Polk Library."

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Library Foundation Appreciates Edition - The Daily Times

Library Foundation Appreciates Edition - The Daily Times | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"A special thank you to The Daily Times for the “Special Edition Insert” recently celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Blount County Public Library facility."

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Lawsuit Filed On State Photo ID Law For Voters; Judge Denies Injunction - 07/25/2012 - Chattanoogan.com

Lawsuit Filed On State Photo ID Law For Voters; Judge Denies Injunction - 07/25/2012 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Election Commission Admits Ballot Problems

Election Commission Admits Ballot Problems | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"And sometime during the day Tuesday, City Attorney Herman Morris filed a lawsuit in Nashville Federal Court challenging state election officials on their decision not to honor photo library cards as a legal form of photo identification required by state law to vote."

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Tennessee State Library and Archives to offer free WWII workshop | Nooga.com

Tennessee State Library and Archives to offer free WWII workshop | Nooga.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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City of Franklin : News & Updates : Passport to the World-Featuring Chile

City of Franklin : News & Updates : Passport to the World-Featuring Chile | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Passport to the World, Sponsored by Sister Cities, O’More College of Design and the Williamson County Library will feature Chile, Sunday August 5, at 2:00 p.m. at the O'More College of Design Pavilion.423 South Margin Street, Franklin. Free Parking for guests."

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City of Brentwood, TN : 2012 Residential Builders' Meeting at Brentwood Public Library

City of Brentwood, TN : 2012 Residential Builders' Meeting at Brentwood Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"We welcome you to attend this year’s 2012 Residential Builders' Meeting that will cover new requirements based from the 2012 International Residential Code (IRC); the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC); 2012 International Swimming Pool & Spa Code; and, City of Brentwood amendments." 

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TLA President's Blog: TLA Membership

TLA President's Blog: TLA Membership | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Membership is the topic for the August 4th Board meeting. Visit the blog at www.tlaprez.blogspot.com and comment on the current questions: “Why are you a member of TLA? What else could we do to add value to your membership?”  Your comments will be talked about by the Board at the meeting as we try to do what we can to meet the needs of TLA members.


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The Library & You -williamsonsource.com

The Library & You -williamsonsource.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"A list of Williamson County Library events and classes - Find a branch in your area! Basket weaving, Anime Club, make a messenger bag, exercise and more! "

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Meharry doctor to lead National Medical Association

Meharry doctor to lead National Medical Association | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Kennedy joined MP&F in 2011 and has since worked with several clients including the John Templeton Foundation, PhRMA, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Job Corps program, Fan Freedom Project, Nashville Public Library..."

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Creative Discovery Museum receives $149,000 IMLS grant | Nooga.com

Creative Discovery Museum receives $149,000 IMLS grant | Nooga.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Creative Discovery Museum receives $149,000 IMLS grant..."

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WTVC NewsChannel 9 :: Judge denies injunction recognizing library IDs

WTVC NewsChannel 9 :: Judge denies injunction recognizing library IDs | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"A federal judge in Nashville says he isn't convinced photo IDs issued by the public library in Memphis meet the state standard to vote."

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Voter ID Controversy Continues in Tennessee | WKU Public Radio

Voter ID Controversy Continues in Tennessee | WKU Public Radio | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"A federal judge in Nashville says he isn't convinced photo IDs issued by the public library in Memphis meet the state standard to vote. But U.S."

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Polk County News - West Polk library to have new home

Polk County News - West Polk library to have new home | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Polk County Commissioners voted to enter into a lease with the Polk County Friends of the library during last week’s regular monthly meeting."

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Memphis sues state over photo ID law, use of library cards | Nashville City Paper

Memphis sues state over photo ID law, use of library cards | Nashville City Paper | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Judge Rules On Request To Allow Library Card As Photo ID

Judge Rules On Request To Allow Library Card As Photo ID | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
(Nashville, TN) A judge in Nashville has ruled against a request for a restraining order that would have allowed the...
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FOL Book Sale starts Thursday - The Daily Post-Athenian | dailypostathenian.com

FOL Book Sale starts Thursday - The Daily Post-Athenian | dailypostathenian.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Be sure to "book" a date to visit the Friends of the E.G. Fisher Public Library Annual Used Book Sale from Thursday, July 26, through Sunday, July 29."

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