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The Newport Plain Talk - Magic and snakes to be featured at Marie Ellison Memorial Library's summer reading program

The Newport Plain Talk - Magic and snakes to be featured at Marie Ellison Memorial Library's summer reading program | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Marie Ellison Memorial Library in Del Rio will present two programs as part of the 2012 summer reading schedule this year, starting on Wednesday, July 11."

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Week ahead: Transit forums planned

Week ahead: Transit forums planned | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Two public information sessions about Nashville's proposed bus rapid transit project are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday.  The first will be at the downtown Nashville Public Library at 11 a.m. Tuesday..."

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Life of bees revealed at library

Life of bees revealed at library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Kenny Perry of Humboldt, who has been a beekeeper for more than 35 years, told children bees travel a great distance to produce a single jar of honey.
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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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From beginning to end, summer reading programs captivate

From beginning to end, summer reading programs captivate | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A slew of entertaining summer reading programs are available at libaries throughout Williamson County.
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Marty Black Receives 2012 Champion Of Library Award - The Daily Times

Marty Black Receives 2012 Champion Of Library Award - The Daily Times | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"One of the highlights of the Blount County Public Library’s 10th anniversary celebration was the presentation of the Champion of the Library award to Martha (Marty) S. L. Black."

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Mid-TN Today: Nashville Public Library 2012 Courtyard Concerts

Mid-TN Today: Nashville Public Library 2012 Courtyard Concerts | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Nashville Public Library is bringing back its Courtyard Concert Series. The concerts will occur every Tuesday from August 14-October 9 from 11:45 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. at Nashville Public Library.."

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Shelby Democrats support library photo ID

Shelby Democrats support library photo ID | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Shelby County political and civic groups announced their support Friday of the new Memphis Public Library card as a valid form of photo identification for voting.
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Williamson Herald : American Red Cross issues emergency call for blood donors

Williamson Herald : American Red Cross issues emergency call for blood donors | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

July 23, 1:30-6 p.m. at Williamson County Public Library, 1314 Columbia Ave., Franklin

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Freedom School aims to increase literacy

Freedom School aims to increase  literacy | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
This pilot program is free for underprivileged students and designed to enhance literacy.
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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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ByLaws Ballot DEADLINE is postmarked by JULY 27

ByLaws Ballot DEADLINE is postmarked by 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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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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Words of wisdom: Author weaves fascinating true tales

Words of wisdom: Author weaves fascinating true tales | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The sound of children quietly yet enthusiastically pursuing their next adventure on paper excited Allen Shoffner during his recent visit to the Argie Cooper Public Library.
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Montgomery County Health Department will be doing Dental Screenings for Children at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library July 18th » Clarksville, TN Online

Montgomery County Health Department will be doing Dental Screenings for Children at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library July 18th » Clarksville, TN Online | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"On Wednesday, July 18th, from 9:00am to 3:00pm the Montgomery County Health Department Dental (Oral Health Services) staff will be at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library to perform dental screenings and apply a dental fluoride varnish and sealant to children’s teeth."

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Local briefs: Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist reads t....

Local briefs: Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist reads t.... | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist reads to children Thursday during a story hour hosted by the Jackson-Madison County Library North Campus."

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JULY SUMMER READING PROGRAM!!

JULY SUMMER READING PROGRAM!! | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Summer Reading events schedule for July is now set! We’ll be having special guests – Traveler the Cairn Terrier will entertain us, a group of KenPo Karate students will perform a de...
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Nissan Donates $100K to Governor’s ‘Books from Birth’ Foundation | Tennessee Report

Nissan Donates $100K to Governor’s ‘Books from Birth’ Foundation | Tennessee Report | 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 Nashville."

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Storyteller presenting program, concert at Clarksville-Montgomery County Library on July 21

Storyteller presenting program, concert at Clarksville-Montgomery County Library on July 21 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Kim Weitkamp – storyteller, humorist and musician – will be presenting 'SCREAM! Getting heard in a noisy world, a writing workshop for teens' at 1 p.m.
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Johnson County Schools Parent Newsletter July 2012

"Math Workshop Opportunity for Parents and Teachers

The Friends of the Johnson County Public Library applied for and received an East
Tennessee Community Foundation Grant to bring the nationally acclaimed
educator/author/presenter, Catherine Kuhns to Johnson County to provide a math
workshop for parents and teachers."
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Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries 07/13/12

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries 07/13/12 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Rhonda Tippett is the new System Director, Sevier County Public Library System, Sevierville, TN. She previously was Director, Benton County Library, Camden, TN."

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Ms. Cheap: Weekend filled with free outdoor movies, concerts, more

Ms. Cheap: Weekend filled with free outdoor movies, concerts, more | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The library’s Wishing Chair Productions will feature its latest marionette show, “A
Midsummer Night’s Dream,” at 10:30 a.m. today and Saturday. Shows continue Fridays and Saturdays through Aug. 4 at the Main Library, 615 Church St. The puppet show — featuring 22 hand-and-rod puppets performed by four puppeteers and with noted Nashville actors lending their voices — is geared for ages 6 and older. Details: www.library.nashville.org."

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East Tennessee CME Calendar on East Tennessee Medical News

East Tennessee CME Calendar on East Tennessee Medical News | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Upcoming CME Events in East Tennessee
Name of Activity: EPIDEMIC: Prescribers’ Response to TN’s Rx Drug Abuse Crisis...

Johnson City - Tuesday, July 17 6:00 pm Johnson City Public Library...."

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MORE SHAKES : Family focused events for July 14 and beyond

MORE SHAKES  : Family focused events for July 14 and beyond | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"More Shakespeare is going on this weekend with a new "test-your-knowledge" program called "Shakeslogy." It's a game asking participants to show what they know about all things Shakespeare."

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The Claiborne County Public Library will be having a Summer Reading Program...

The Claiborne County Public Library will be having a Summer Reading Program... | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Readers of all ages will explore the night this summer as the Claiborne County Public Library presents, “Dream Big — READ!” during their summer reading program."

 

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