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Signs point to new-look county government

Signs point to new-look county government | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Throughout Dickson County new, uniform signs – adorned with an image of the Charlotte Historic Courthouse – are welcoming visitors to county public buildings.

 

The signs can be found at the historic courthouse, the main courthouse, the county government building in downtown Dickson, at the solid waste department and at the county library..."

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September Computer Classes at Collierville Library (Memphis, TN)

"Free basic computer classes are being offered at the Lucius E. & Elsie C. Burch, Jr., Library in Collierville..."

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Stretched thin UTC adds faculty, but record-high enrollment taxes many resources

Stretched thin UTC adds faculty, but record-high enrollment taxes many resources | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Heather Wilkerson, a sophomore at UTC, shelves books at the university library in preparation for the first day of school today.
Photo by Dan Henry."

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Tennessee Library Association - Board Reports

Tennessee Library Association - Board Reports | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Want to know what's happening at TLA?  One way is to read through the Board reports and minutes.  Presently, the August 4 Board Reports are available and the June 2 Board Minutes.  Minutes are approved at the next Board meeting then published on the TLA web site.  

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September Computer Classes at Collierville Library (Memphis, TN)

September Computer Classes at Collierville Library (Memphis, TN) | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...Free basic computer classes are being offered at the Lucius E. & Elsie C. Burch, Jr., Library in Collierville...."

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First Lady Haslam Visits MCPL - Friends of Maury County Library

First Lady Haslam Visits MCPL - Friends of Maury County Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Tennessee's First Lady Mrs. Haslam is visiting the Maury County Public Library on Tuesday, August 21st at 3:30pm..."

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Big Red's Story Davidson brings Dalton football program’s history to pages

Big Red's Story Davidson brings Dalton football program’s history to pages | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...“This week I am working with a library in Petersburg, Tenn., trying to figure out the score of a game..."

 

I'm guessing that the newspaper microfilms referred to in the seventh paragraph were in the Dalton State College library too.

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$1.25M Library Project On Schedule on The Cannon Courier

$1.25M Library Project On Schedule on The Cannon Courier | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Construction of a 3,000 square foot addition to Adams Memorial Library on College Street in Woodbury is progressing on schedule, according to Terry Preston of Preston Brothers Construction Co., the general contractor..."

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First Lady Champions Imagination Library Program in East Tennessee | TN.gov Newsroom

First Lady Champions Imagination Library Program in East Tennessee | TN.gov Newsroom | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

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Currently, 44 percent of Tennessee third graders are reading on grade level. Children who have not developed some basic literacy skills by the time they enter school are three to four times more likely to drop out later."

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Art briefs for Aug. 19 - Spencer's Own' performs at library

Art briefs for Aug. 19 - Spencer's Own' performs at library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Nashville quintet of brothers called "Spencer's Own" will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Blount County Public Library.

 

The performance is part of the library's Hot Summer Nights series. The free concerts are indoors in the library located at 508 N. Cusick St., Maryville.

 

The series ends Sept. 13. Other performances are singer/songwriter Fritz Beer on Aug. 30; a Sept. 6 preview of the upcoming Knoxville Opera Company season; and the Bill Robinson String Quartet on Sept. 13."

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I see by the Banner - meetings in the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library

I see by the Banner - meetings in the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Bradley County Democratic Party will meet in the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library Monday at 7 p.m. in the community room. The Democratic voters should attend for planning the future events and activities.

 

The Bradley County Government Law Library committee will meet Wednesday at 9 a.m. in the office of the director of the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library, 795 Church St., N.E. For more information, call the library at 472-2163..."

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John Green named spokesperson for YALSA’s Teen Read Week™| American Library Association

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YourNews: Blount County Public Library will host play

YourNews: Blount County Public Library will host play | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Blount County Public Library, 508 N. Cusick Street, will host “Voices of the Valley: Black Voices of a Company Town Called Alcoa” a one-act play by poet and playwright, Joyce Leo. It will be performed 7 p.m. Aug. 20, by thespians of the Freedman Chapel CPCA in Athens, led by Rev. Archie Smart. The event is free and open to the public..."

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The Paris Post-Intelligencer > Governor’s wife boosts reading at the Rhea Public Library in Paris, TN

The Paris Post-Intelligencer > Governor’s wife boosts reading at the Rhea Public Library in Paris, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Tennessee’s first lady paid a visit to Rhea Public Library Wednesday afternoon (August 9, 2012) as part of her drive to get the state’s families reading together."

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Cheatham County Beekeepers: Meeting Minutes - August 11, 2012

Cheatham County Beekeepers: Meeting Minutes - August 11, 2012 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"When Cheatham County Beekeepers met at the County Library on August 11, 2012 at 9:30AM, they welcomed three visitors: Nathan Hinman, who moved to Cheap Hill from Northern Illinois two months ago and already has two hives, David Carlson from Chapmansboro who also has two beehives, and Ronnie Daughtery also from the Chapmansboro area..."

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MPL Studio 13 will be Millington Library's multimedia room

MPL Studio 13 will be Millington Library's multimedia room | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"What was once a meeting room turned storage room is being converted into a room where dreams will be made, a sort of literary Field of Dreams in the Millington Public Library with a touch of the past, present and future in what will be known as MPL..."

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Anti-Liquor, College, and Charlottesville papers donated to LVA | Fit To Print

Anti-Liquor, College, and Charlottesville papers donated to LVA | Fit To Print | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Tennessee State Library and Archives donated to the Virginia Newspaper Project some rare finds never held by the Library of Virginia until now..."

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Lucile Hoffman "Toots" Crowder Obituary - Columbia, Tennessee - Tributes.com

Lucile Hoffman "Toots" Crowder Obituary - Columbia, Tennessee - Tributes.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...Mrs. Crowder served as assistant librarian at the Maury County Public Library from 1965 to 1995 and tutored Literacy Classes at Columbia State Community College for several years..."

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Collierville library adds new digital offerings

Collierville library adds new digital offerings | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Collierville Library recently added thousands of new titles without rearranging a single book..."

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Summer reading at Charlotte Elementary

Summer reading at Charlotte Elementary | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

 "...First and second graders who participated in the summer reading program at Charlotte Elementary"

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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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UT branding puts name out | The Daily Beacon

UT branding puts name out  | The Daily Beacon | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Short-term goals include the construction going on around campus, new facilities in buildings like Humanities and Social Sciences and the One Stop Center being built in the library starting this fall."

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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

...“We have been traveling the state to highlight the importance of parental involvement in children’s education. Research says that the two most important things that parents can do are showing interest in homework and reading together as a family. If parents can read to their children for 20 minutes each day, students can be significantly more successful in school.”...

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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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Women gather to share business ideas

Women gather to share business ideas | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Fifteen enthusiastic, concerned business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs gathered at Heritage Bank in Ashland City on Friday to share concerns and objectives for achieving success while supporting each other as women who are business leaders...

 

Among those in attendance were ...Janet Walker (director, South Cheatham Public Library), May Lingner (director, Cheatham County Public Library)..."

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