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Mayor Foster proposes raises; no tax hike in budget mtg at Hendersonville Public Library

Mayor Foster proposes raises; no tax hike in budget mtg at Hendersonville Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"“It’s a balanced budget without a tax increase - that’s where we’ve been the last couple years, that’s where we are this year,” Foster said at a budget workshop April 4 at the Hendersonville Public Library."

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Director starts new chapter at Jackson-Madison County Library

Director starts new chapter at Jackson-Madison County Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Bill Johnson has worked for private biotech companies, large cities and government agencies — all as a librarian. The Jackson Library Board recently selected him as the new director for the Jackson-Madison County Library.
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2012 April | Achievers - Belmont University String, Jazz Quartets Perform at Williamson County Public Library

2012 April | Achievers - Belmont University String, Jazz Quartets Perform at Williamson County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Belmont University School of Music’s student classical string and jazz quartets performed April 11 at the Williamson County Public Library in a Lyceum Committee event co-sponsored by Columbia State Community College and the Williamson County Library. The performances were free and open to the public."

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Tennessee Library Association -The New Librarianship webinar

Tennessee Library Association -The New Librarianship webinar | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

This final webinar in the TLA Staff Development Webinar series features David Lankes. This webinar will be held from 1-2 CST on May 2.

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Save Money and Energy - Get EnergySmart @ Your Library - Memphis

Save Money and Energy - Get EnergySmart @ Your Library - Memphis | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"MLGW, Tennessee Valley Authority, and the Memphis Public Library & Information Center will host Get EnergySmart @ Your Library workshops through the month of April."

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TLA President: Tennessee Library Day

TLA President: Tennessee Library Day | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
"Last Monday, April 9 was Tennessee Library Day. Library advocates and legislators met at the State Capitol in Nashville to celebrate the official proclamation signed by Governor Haslam, and the General Assembly's Joint Resolution celebrating libraries of all kinds in Tennessee. "
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Bucky’s Food Pantry services students

Bucky’s Food Pantry services students | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Donation boxes are set up at the Sherrod Library, the College of Nursing, Lyle House, Facilities (across from the CPA), and outside of the food pantry itself."

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Heritage's Madison Martin to Wrestle at King College - 04/16/2012 - Chattanoogan.com

Heritage's Madison Martin to Wrestle at King College - 04/16/2012 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"He will sign scholarship papers on Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the Heritage High School library."

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THANK YOU NOTES: Thank a librarian

THANK YOU NOTES: Thank a librarian | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"We look back today on National Library Week, which ended Saturday, and are so thankful that our community has these great institutions."

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$1.2 Million Library Expansion Project Begins April 21

"Groundbreaking ceremonies for the expansion and renovation of Adams Memorial Library are scheduled for Saturday, April 21 a 2 o’clock. A contract was signed last week in which Preston Brothers Construction Co. of Woodbury will do the construction work beginning immediately after the groundbreaking."

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Employed by Truth: Poet Nikki Giovanni is still speaking her mind

Employed by Truth: Poet Nikki Giovanni is still speaking her mind | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Jessie Carney Smith, Fisk's librarian, remembers Giovanni as gifted and rebellious: "She liked to challenge authority." In fact, Giovanni was expelled from Fisk for a time, not because of any serious infraction, but for defying policies she considered unreasonable — including a rule forbidding female students to wear pants."

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My View: Why libraries matter more than ever – Schools of Thought - CNN.com Blogs

My View: Why libraries matter more than ever – Schools of Thought - CNN.com Blogs | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
By Molly Raphael, Special to CNN Editor’s Note: Molly Raphael is President of the American Library Association, the oldest and largest library association in the world.
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Local briefs: CPR class planned at Humboldt library

Local briefs: CPR class  planned at Humboldt library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"CPR class will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the conference room of the Humboldt Public Library."

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Old Bledsoe County Jail finds new future

Old Bledsoe County Jail finds new future | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"It stood on the same block as the present-day Fabric House, the oldest store building in Pikeville, according to Bledsoe County Public Library Director Carolyne Knight, who keeps and researches the library's collections of historical records."

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A collection of paintings by Tess Gray at Oak Ridge Library throughout April

A collection of paintings by Tess Gray at Oak Ridge Library throughout April | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
April brings an exciting collection of paintings by Knoxville native Tess Gray. While her roots are here, she has lived all over the Southeast. Her grandparents loved Florida and they took Tess on her first trips to Florida.
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P-16 Summer Summit, Teaching with Technology at Cleveland State Community College

P-16 Summer Summit, Teaching with Technology at Cleveland State Community College | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Great one-day Professional Development opportunity for anyone who works with literacy and technology from Preschool (P) through College.

Sessions include “So, you’ve got yourself 1 iPad” and “Reading Rocks Top 40" and a TEL session.

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Old Bledsoe County Jail finds new future

Old Bledsoe County Jail finds new future | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"It stood on the same block as the present-day Fabric House, the oldest store building in Pikeville, according to Bledsoe County Public Library Director Carolyne Knight, who keeps and researches the library's collections of historical records."

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YourNews: Tennessee Wesleyan College news

YourNews: Tennessee Wesleyan College news | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Five Tennessee Wesleyan College education students have turned their passion for teaching into play and story time for community children. Partnering with E.G. Fisher Public Library, TWC Professor Nancy Gregg created “Pajama Storytime,” a monthly event held at the library that serves community children and provides a service-learning opportunity to students in her Literacy and Language Acquisition class."

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A Vintage Affair kicks up its heels

A Vintage Affair kicks up its heels | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Tickets are going fast for Wednesday night’s Vintage Champagne and Vintage Country Music, which kicks off a series of wine events for charity this week.
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ALA Press Release | American Library Association

ALA Press Release | American Library Association | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"President Obama’s administration has responded to a petition created in support of school library programs by Carl Harvey, Indiana school librarian and the president of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL).

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Washington County Public Library system kicks off fundraising campaign

Washington County Public Library system kicks off fundraising campaign | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
“No other institution in the community affects as many people as the library,” said Columbus McKinnon General Manger Bob Conte, in a written statement.
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The Center for Dental Health Announces New Online Oral Health Resource for Antioch Patients

The Center for Dental Health Announces New Online Oral Health Resource for Antioch Patients | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The "Patient Education" library includes information for at-home care, featuring 3D videos demonstrating proper flossing and brushing technique. The videos also help explain the process of teeth decay and periodontal disease, along with how patients reduce their risk for oral health problems."

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Help swells for former nun seek to grow institute

Help swells for former nun seek to grow institute | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"During a 1 p.m. program, 100 books will be donated to the library by the Southwestern Co. of Nashville, whose president, Daniel Moore, became familiar with Cirillo and CCI through Jane and Jeff Dyer of Nashville. Jeff Dyer, formerly of Knoxville, is retired chairman of the former First American Bank."

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