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Mayor Announces Multi-Million Dollar Library Renovation

Mayor Announces Multi-Million Dollar Library Renovation | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Nashville Mayor Karl Dean announced a plan to help children expand their imaginations with a multi-million dollar library renovation.
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Former Johnson City newspaper GM Tim Jones dies

Former Johnson City newspaper GM Tim Jones dies | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Tim P. Jones, formerly general manager of the Johnson City Press newspaper, has died....

 

The elder Jones was active in civic affairs, including the Johnson City Public Library, the Johnson City Development Authority and East Tennessee State University Foundation."

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Local "celebs" to read to children as part of Raise Your Hand initiative - Argie Cooper Public Library

Local "celebs" to read to children as part of Raise Your Hand initiative - Argie Cooper Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
United Way of Bedford County is partnering with Argie Cooper Public Library and the Bedford County Department of Education for a Day of Action for the Raise Your Hand Tennessee initiative on Thursday, June 21.
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Williamson Herald :Franklin Transit Authority, Mayor Ken Moore to Celebrate Dump the Pump Day on June 21

Williamson Herald :Franklin Transit Authority, Mayor Ken Moore to Celebrate Dump the Pump Day on June 21 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Franklin Transit Authority operates three fixed routes throughout the City of Franklin. Stops include the Williamson County Public Library, the Cool Springs Mall, Kroger, Publix, Whole Foods Market, K-Mart, the YMCA, and more. All transit vehicles are equipped with bicycle racks, increasing sustainable transportation connections throughout the Franklin area."

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is June 20th, 2012 » Clarksville, TN Online

Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is June 20th, 2012 » Clarksville, TN Online | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"This month’s speakers are Traci and Gordon Belt, authors of a book from which this program is taken. Traci Nichols-Belt is an ordained and licensed minister and holds a master’s degree in history from Middle Tennessee State University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Anderson University. Traci wrote two National Register nominations for the Johnsonville Historic District in New Johnsonville, Tennessee, and the Historical AME Church and Cemeteries in Alexandria, Tennessee. She has also written for the Tennessee Historical Quarterly.

 

Her husband Gordon Belt is an information professional, archives advocate, and public historian. He currently works as the library manager for the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and has written several articles for the First Amendment Center website on legislative issues and history."

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Save the Date:  June 16 will be 10-year anniversary at Blount County Public Library

Save the Date:  June 16 will be 10-year anniversary at Blount County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Save the Date:  June 16 will be 10-year anniversary at Blount County Public Library   MARYVILLE, TN  (May 1, 2012)   After ten years in the new building, the Blount County Public Library continues to be a community gatheri...
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Former Press General Manager Tim P. Jones remembered for volunteer spirit

Former Press General Manager Tim P. Jones remembered for volunteer spirit | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"He had been involved in numerous civic activities, including the Johnson City Public Library, the Johnson City Development Authority and the United Way."

 

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Books, books, books! - $5 (Linebaugh Library) | Murfreesboro, TN | gsalr.com

Books, books, books! - $5 (Linebaugh Library) | Murfreesboro, TN | gsalr.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Saturday, June 16th, 9:00 am - Noon. 105 Vine Street Murfreesboro in the parking garage level P2. Friends of Linebaugh Library $5 bag sale. Fill a paper grocery bag(s) with books from our store for $5. We have over 10,000 books to choose from.'

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Tennessee First Lady Crissy Haslam visits Live at Five at Four | wbir.com

Tennessee First Lady Crissy Haslam visits Live at Five at Four | wbir.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Tennessee First Lady Crissy Haslam's "Read 20 Family Book Club" promotes the importance of family involvement when it comes to literacy."

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STAR Center Hosts Summer Reading Program | WBBJTV West Tennessee's News Channel | Local News

STAR Center Hosts Summer Reading Program | WBBJTV West Tennessee's News Channel | Local News | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Some children who need a little help getting their summer reading assignments done are getting a boost from the STAR Center in north Jackson."

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Reelfoot animals make special visit to Newbern Depot

Reelfoot animals make special visit to Newbern Depot | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
On Monday, June 11, in the midst of a severe thunderstorm that blew through the area, Johnny Warren, wildlife specialist from Reelfoot Lake State Park, gave an exciting and entertaining presentation of just a few of the animals that the park has...
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SCPLS ANNOUNCES SUMMER READING PROGRAM SCHEDULE | Sevier County News

SCPLS ANNOUNCES SUMMER READING PROGRAM SCHEDULE | Sevier County News | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Dream BIG: READ! in the 2012 Tennessee Summer Reading Program! Visit any branch of the Sevier County Public Library System during the months of June andJuly for special reading programs and events for all ages."

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John Rose’s Bodacious Cartooning Library Tour June 25-28, 2012 : King Features

John Rose’s Bodacious Cartooning Library Tour June 25-28, 2012 : King Features | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"BARNEY GOOGLE AND SNUFFY SMITH cartoonist, John Rose will be going on a bodacious cartooning library tour of eastern Tennessee and southwest Virginia. He will be giving Snuffy Smith Chalk Talks and/or Children’s Cartooning Programs."

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Shelbyville's city council appoints new board member

Shelbyville's city  council appoints new board member | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Monnie Caine was also appointed to the Argie Cooper Public Library Board, taking the seat occupied by Helen Garner, whose term is expiring.

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Summer Reading Program begins at E.G. Fisher Library - The Daily Post-Athenian | dailypostathenian.com

Summer Reading Program begins at E.G. Fisher Library - The Daily Post-Athenian | dailypostathenian.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Photo by Autumn Hughes Four-year-old Reed Wooten sits patiently as a volunteer draws a Spider-Man design on his face at Thursday's Kick-off Carnival for the Summer Reading Program at E.G. Fisher Public Library."

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Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers plans show of support for Raise Your Hand Tennessee Day of Action 2012.

Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers plans show of support for Raise Your Hand Tennessee Day of Action 2012. | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers has scheduled a show of support for Tennessee Day of Action as part of the Raise Your Hand reading program at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library. On June 21, the county mayor will support literacy efforts in Montgomery County by reading to a group of children. She will also talk about the importance of county literacy efforts.

 

http://businessclarksville.com/2012/06/15/county-mayor-plans-support-for-raiseyour-hand-tennessee-45187/#

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Life in Hendersonville, Tennessee: Of All the Libraries in the World, You Need to Walk Into This One...

Life in Hendersonville, Tennessee: Of All the Libraries in the World, You Need to Walk Into This One... | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

On Thursday, June 21st, you can watch Casablanca for free in the large meeting room at the Hendersonville Public Library. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. The library staff provides free refreshments and discusses the movie afterwards.

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JC Library to begin Summer Reading Program

JC Library to begin Summer Reading Program | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Jefferson City Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, “Dream Big – Read,” will be held on Fridays starting June 8 and continuing through July 13, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Children of all ages are invited.
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Williamson Herald :: Williamson Herald CEO, Publisher’s father, Tim Jones dies

Williamson Herald :: Williamson Herald CEO, Publisher’s father, Tim Jones dies | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Jones family volunteerism and concern for civic issues have left a positive mark on the Johnson City community. Their efforts helped established the Johnson City Public Library as well as making a mark on beneficial initiatives for the city’s downtown."

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Former Johnson City newspaper GM Tim Jones dies

Former Johnson City newspaper GM Tim Jones dies | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The elder Jones was active in civic affairs, including the Johnson City Public Library, the Johnson City Development Authority and East Tennessee State University Foundation.tRl

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Montgomery County Mayor Bowers reads to children at library on June 21

Montgomery County Mayor Bowers reads to children at library on June 21 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers will visit the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library next week and read to children. Bowers will be at the library at 10:30 am on June 21 to increase awareness of Raise Your Hand Tennessee.
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This Week In The Arts - 06/15/2012 - Chattanoogan.com

This Week In The Arts - 06/15/2012 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Registration for the Chattanooga Public Library's Summer Reading Program continues through Saturday. Call 757-5314 for more information.

 

The Page Turners Book Club will meet at the Eastgate Library on Saturday at 11 a.m. to discuss LA Outlaws by T. Jefferson Parker. For more information, call 757-5310.

 

Author Raymond Evans will discuss Clark Lee, the subject of his book entitled The Life and Times of Clark Lee: Chickamauga's Black Confederate Soldier, on Saturday, June 23, at 10 a.m. at the Chattanooga Public Library. Visit www.lib.chattanooga.gov for more information.

 

The Friends of the Library Book Sale will be Saturday, June 23, to Monday, July 2, at Eastgate Town Center. Visit www.friendsofthelibrary-chattanooga.com/book-sales.html for more information."

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The Mountain Press -Ghost Walk, cemetery tour scheduled in Sevierville by SCPLS

The Mountain Press -Ghost Walk, cemetery tour scheduled in Sevierville by SCPLS | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Sevier County Public Library System will host a Summer Solstice Walking Ghost Tour of downtown Sevierville and Forks of the Little Pigeon River Cemetery."

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Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, June 15, 2012 — Library Journal Reviews

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, June 15, 2012 — Library Journal Reviews | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Colleen S. Harris, Univ. of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library reviews Criminal by Karin Slaughter.

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Union County Shopper-News 060912 - Maynardville Public Library

Union County Shopper-News 060912 - Maynardville Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

MPL is the Business of the Week on page too.  Page 8 has a blurb about their cell phone recycling drop off point.

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