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Kingston Springs library survives twister

Kingston Springs library survives twister | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
When the government’s involved, some people might say, it can often seem that only an act of God will get something done.Almost four months after a tornado unro...
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‘Raise Your Hand’ aims to increase level of volunteerism at library - Elizabethton Star

‘Raise Your Hand’ aims to increase level of volunteerism at library - Elizabethton Star | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Thursday ( June 21) offered a full day of activities for visitors to the Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library. In partnership with the United Way of Elizabethton/Carter County, the library hosted “Raise Your Hand, Fun Day at the Library!”"

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Grand opening of hiking trail, natural area in Maury Co. Park held June 2 | Columbia Daily Herald

Grand opening of hiking trail, natural area in Maury Co. Park held June 2 | Columbia Daily Herald | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Attendees were also among the first to see the Trail Tales program, a partnership with the Maury County Library that promotes the benefits of physical activity, nature, literacy and family time by serving as a destination for the 2012 Summer Reading Program."

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Hunter selected for September Honor Flight

Hunter selected for September Honor Flight | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
H. Lynn Hunter, a World War II Marine Corps veteran and employee of the Clarksville/Montgomery County Public Library, has been selected to take part in an Honor Flight from Nashville to Washington, D.C., on September 5.
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Raise your Hand Tennessee day of action

Raise your Hand Tennessee day of action | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
United Ways of Tennessee (UWTN), the association of 38 United Ways in the state, is partnering with the Tennessee State Library and Archives, other state agencies, corporations, and a host of non-profits in the Raise Your Hand Tennessee coalition ...
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Meth lab seminar to be held tonight at Bristol Library - TriCities.com

Meth lab seminar to be held tonight at Bristol Library - TriCities.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Meth lab seminar to be held tonight at Bristol LibraryTriCities.comThe Bristol Virginia Police Department and the Virginia State Police will hold a seminar, Meth Labs: What to look out for, tonight at the Bristol Public Library.
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TLA: Tennessee Libraries: Focusing on the User article

TLA: Tennessee Libraries:  Focusing on the User article | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Authors' Note: This program, presented at the 2012 Tennessee Library Association Conference, was primarily a discussion with a good deal of audience participation. We attempted to make notes from the discussions and apologize in advance for omissions and/or misinterpretations. Kevin Merriam served as the moderator, Damone Virgilio presented for the Memphis Public Library & Information Center and Betsy Park and Perveen Rustomfram spoke about the University of Memphis’ efforts."

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Library Summer Reading Program Continues

Library Summer Reading Program Continues | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Jackson, Tenn. - Debbie McClendon and "The Imagine That Crew" took over the Jackson-Madison County Library, Wednesday.They used colorful puppets, comedy, animation and magical stories to promote the library's Summer Reading Program themed "Dream...
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Meet Western Author, Troy D. Smith, at Art Circle Public Library July 19th

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Have you taken the TLA Membership Survey?

Have you taken the TLA Membership Survey? | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

We'd like for EVERY TLA MEMBER to take our Membership Survey and forward this email on to any Tennessee colleagues, coworkers, trustees, library friends group that you know.

 

**Thank You** if you have already taken the survey and **Thank You** if you have passed it on.

 

Please pass this survey on to anyone that you think might provide helpful feedback for us! We are interested in hearing what everyone thinks about TLA including non-members.

 

We hope that through our results, the TLA Membership Committee can assess how TLA can better serve member needs and identify ways to attract new members to our great organization.

 

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MemSurv2012

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DeSoto County Bulletin Board: June 28, 2012

DeSoto County Bulletin Board: June 28, 2012 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Magnolia Polymer Clay Guild: meets Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the M.R. Davis Public Library, ...

 

The My Gift Poetry Club: meets Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Hernando Public Library, 370 W. Commerce Street. Prospective members welcome...

 

The Olive Branch Genealogy Club and the B.J. Chain Public Library: 6619 Miss. 305 N., is holding free basic genealogy workshops July 18 and Aug. 15 from noon to 2 p.m. Taught by professional genealogist Tina Sansone, covered topics include "Using Family Search and Heritage Quest Databases" and "Resources for Research". To register, call (662) 895-5900...

 

The CoverGirls: a group that makes and donates blankets and afghans to seriously ill children, meets the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at the M. R. Davis Public Library...

 

The Olive Branch Trusted Servants group: meets at the B.J. Chain Library in Olive Branch. AA meets Monday at 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday and Friday at 7:30. Al-Anon meets Monday at 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m...

 

The Hernando DeSoto Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals: meet the second Thursday of each month at the M. R. Davis Public Library...

 

Library story times

The B. J. Chain Public Library: 6619 Miss. 305 N. in Olive Branch, will be conducting the following story times: Book Worms (ages 3-5) Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Babygarten (infants-36 months) Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.; After-school story time (K-3) Thursdays at 4:30 p.m.; Wiggle Worms (ages 2 and 3) Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and Saturday morning story time (all ages) at 10:30. No registration is required...

 

The B. J. Chain Public Library: 6619 Miss. 305 in Olive Branch, is offering free oil painting classes for adults every Wednesday morning from 9:30-11:30. Beginners and advanced students welcome. No registration needed....

 

The Parkinson's Disease Support Group: meets every fourth Tuesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. at the M.R. Davis Public Library...

 

The All About Adoption Support Group: meets the second Monday of the month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the M.R. Dye Public Library in Horn Lake...

 

The Walls Anime Club: meets at the Walls Public Library...

 

The Memphis Knitting Guild: meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station Library....

 

The Healing Hearts suicide grief support group: a peer-led group offering support for adults grieving a suicide death, meets 6:30-8 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the M. R. Davis Public Library...

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Famed young adult author to read at APSU on July 10

Famed young adult author to read at APSU on July 10 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The author Nnedi Okorafor doesn't write stories that feel tired or predictable.
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Friends of the Fayetteville-LincolnLibrary hosts ‘Dog Days Field Party’

Friends of the Fayetteville-LincolnLibrary hosts ‘Dog Days Field Party’ | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Friends of the Library (FoL) has announced that it will sponsor its first annual “Dog Days Field Party” on Saturday, July 28 – a family-oriented, end-of-summer event to raise money to help repay construction debt of the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library and to enhance library services."

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Leiper's Fork: Potty Puttin' benefit takes golf to new level

Leiper's Fork: Potty Puttin' benefit takes golf to new level | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"There will be not be a program at the Leiper’s Fork Public Library 4th of July week. However, except for the 4th itself the library will maintain its regular hours of operation. This will be a geat opportunity for kids to get in lots of reading for prizes as the Summer program comes to an end.

The final program of the Summer Program at the Leiper’s fork library will be the Summer Program Finale Party at noon on July 10."

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Nashville Public Library Presents Eoin Colfer - DigitalJournal.com (press release)

Nashville Public Library Presents Eoin ColferDigitalJournal.com (press release) Nashville, TN (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 Nashville Public Library's Salon@615 author talk series presents Eoin Colfer July 18 at 4:00 p.m.
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Revised School Library Resolution without strikethroughs | ALA Connect

Revised School Library Resolution without strikethroughs | ALA Connect | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Resolution that School Libraries and Librarians are Critical to Educational Success

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Library Gets New Technology on Houston County Area Chamber of Commerce Website

Library Gets New Technology on Houston County Area Chamber of Commerce Website | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Houston County Public Library will soon have a new checkout system that our patrons can see and use from home. If you have an email address, please let us know.
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JSCC Library Hosts Broadway Exhibit | WBBJTV West Tennessee's News Channel | Local News

JSCC Library Hosts Broadway Exhibit | WBBJTV West Tennessee's News Channel | Local News | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"A display of posters and Playbills are on exhibit in the college's library. The items are from Jack Hadley, who is a former math instructor at Jackson State. He has been collecting the memorabilia since 2000 and has been attending Broadway shows for 30 years. The pieces are from shows that vary from "Ghost: The Musical" to "Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark." Many of the posters include autographs from the cast."

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LEGO® DUPLO® Read! Build! Play! Project - Nominate your local TN library!

LEGO® DUPLO® Read! Build! Play! Project - Nominate your local TN library! | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Nominate Your Library… …and support those unsung heroes of story time! The winning library receives $5,000. The top 200 get innovative early literacy toolkits.   LEGO® DUPLO® and the Association for Library Services To Children (ALSC) have joined hands to celebrate and support local libraries. The most nominated library in the "Read! Build! Play!" project receives $5,000 for books and supplies. The top 200 libraries receive a special LEGO DUPLO Read! Build! Play! toolkit chock full of cutting edge, early literacy programming that combines preschool books with a versatile collection of DUPLO bricks.   Nominate your local TN library now!!

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Gallatin Lions Club celebrates 75 years

Gallatin Lions Club celebrates 75 years | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Twenty-one Sumner men started the Gallatin club on June 25, 1937 at the old Opera House across from the present Gallatin Public Library with the goal to serve and help the less fortunate."

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