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Tennessee Loves Libraries

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Join libraries across the state of Tennessee as we gather and share our stories and the stories of our patrons this February. Use the Tennessee Loves Libraries postcards to document your stories and deliver them to your state legislators and funding bodies. Post your stories, photos, and videos here for all of us to hear...

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New Website Offers Window Into Daily Life in Civil War Tennessee (Digitized Images and More)

"The unique educational website, which includes contributions from scholars across Tennessee, was created through a collaborative effort of Vanderbilt Libraries, Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) Walker Library and the Center for Historic Preservation at MTSU. Major funding was provided by the Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area with additional support from Vanderbilt and Middle Tennessee State universities as well as Anode Inc."

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Taylor Swift Donates 14,000 Books To Tennessee Library - Miss Celeb

Taylor Swift Donates 14,000 Books To Tennessee Library - Miss Celeb | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Green Thumb: Still a hosta-age after all these years

Green Thumb: Still a hosta-age after all these years | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Gardening program at area libraries.

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Kingsport BOE recommends city buy lots near Indian Highland

"The Board of Education also voted 5-0 to recommend accepting the low bid on the new Jefferson Elementary School library, another issue that also is to go before the BMA."

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Digest - Memphis Daily News - Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects Interiors Library

Digest - Memphis Daily News - Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects Interiors Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Currently, Tava is in charge of the ANF Interiors Library and has assisted in the design of Memphis Animal Services and several projects for Merck, including the recently completed Merck Consumer Care Center."

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Taylor Swift donates books to Tennessee library

Taylor Swift donates books to Tennessee library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Taylor Swift has shown off her generous side by donating 14,000 books to a library in Tennessee....
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Knoxnews.com -Life and Arts Announcements, Feb. 5, 2012 includes library events

Knoxnews.com -Life and Arts Announcements, Feb. 5, 2012 includes library events | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Life and Arts Announcements, Feb.5, 2012...
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Bear trio ink scholarships - In a strong sign of the recent turnaround of the Bradley Central football program a trio of Bear multisport standouts participated in Wednesday’s National Signing Day c...

Bear trio ink scholarships - In a strong sign of the recent turnaround of the Bradley Central football program a trio of Bear multisport standouts participated in Wednesday’s National Signing Day c... | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Bear trio ink scholarships - In a strong sign of the recent turnaround of the Bradley Central football program a trio of Bear multisport standouts participated in Wednesday’s National Signing Day ceremonies.

 

James Stovall, Justin Houston and Patrick Benson fulfilled previous verbal commitments by putting their names on the dotted line while family, friends, coaches and administrators looked on in the BCHS Library."

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Tennessee State University releases Centennial Week Schedule of Events

Tennessee State University releases Centennial Week Schedule of Events | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"One hundred years in the making, Tennessee State University will be looking to its origins, and its century of history during the University’s Centennial Celebration April 14-21.

 

Our Legacy: Celebrating the Brown Daniel Library’s 100th Birthday
Location: Brown-Daniel Library
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m."

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Nancy Drue Robinson obituary on The Murfreesboro Post

Nancy Drue Robinson obituary on The Murfreesboro Post | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Nancy was born on August 9, 1930 to William McKinley and Gladys Robinson in Auburntown, Tennessee. She was a graduate of Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City, TN in 1953 and received a degree of Bachelor of Science in Library Science from the Library School of Peabody College, Nashville. Upon graduation she joined the library of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary where she served for 41 years. In 1954, Nancy came on a train from Nashville to Louisville to start her career as catalog librarian and was greeted by a room full of foreign language books which needed to be cataloged for the seminary library. She tackled the job and was successful. In 1971, the Seminary bought a library computer terminal and Nancy supervised the entering of bibliographical information into a national database of computer records. In 1981 she served on the Seminary’s facilities self-study committee and proposed additional ramps and elevators to make every building on Southern Seminary’s campus accessible to handicapped personnel. In 1985-1986 she worked with the Music Librarian to catalog and to label all media in the AV Library, creating a card catalog where there had been a book catalog, supervising the typing of about 100,000 cards on memory typewriters. During 1989 through 1991 she supervised the retrospective conversion of 108,000 book titles from the card catalog format into computer format in preparation for a library computer system. Prior to Nancy’s retirement, for the last couple years of her career, she drove a mobility scooter to the library from her apartment on the Seminary campus as a result of the return of polio symptoms. Nancy has been characterized as the lady with a wonderful smile who never said she couldn’t do something; but instead as a person who always found a way to get the job done. She was truly a can-do lady!"

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UT-Martin hosted author Rick Bragg on Feb 1

UT-Martin hosted author Rick Bragg on Feb 1 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Yesterday: Rick Bragg, American author and New York Times correspondent, spoke at the Watkins Auditorium of the Boling University Center on the main campus of the University of Tennessee at Martin.

 

"Bragg's lecture is co-sponsored by UT Martin Honors Programs, Paul Meek Library and Friends of Paul Meek Library. The Friends support is made possible by the establishment of the Martha C. Meek Endowment, the release said."

 

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Tennessee Library Association

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Welcome to the official website for the 2012 Annual Conference for the Tennessee Library Association!

 

Preconference, hotel and registration information.

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UT-Martin hears storyteller Bragg

UT-Martin hears storyteller Bragg | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Bragg's lecture was co-sponsored by UT Martin Honors Program, Paul Meek Library and Friends of Paul Meek Library. The Friends support is made possible by the establishment of the Martha C. Meek Endowment."

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Clarksville Mayor and Montgomery County Mayor to proclaim “Go Red For Women” Day » Clarksville, TN Online

Clarksville Mayor and Montgomery County Mayor to proclaim “Go Red For Women” Day » Clarksville, TN Online | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan will present a proclamation at the Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library at 10:30am on Friday, February 3rd, 2012 declaring the day “Go Red for Women” day in Clarksville and Montgomery County."

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Garden Calendar-how to grow garlic program at library

Garden Calendar-how to grow garlic program at library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Gardening program on garlic at area library.

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Swift donates books to Tennessee library

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Swift will donate 14,000 books to a library in Tennessee.
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Cannon County Library News on The Cannon Courier

"We are planning ahead for spring at the library!"

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Motorcycles & Manga at the Spring Hill Public Library | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN

Motorcycles & Manga at the Spring Hill Public Library | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Creating art and teaching art skills to the community is Shirley’s second career.
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Swift donates books to Tennessee library

Swift donates books to Tennessee library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Pop star TAYLOR SWIFT has shown off her generous side by donating 14,000 books to a library in Tennessee.
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Computer classes offered at C.E. Weldon Publiclibrary on NWTNTODAY.COM

Computer classes offered at C.E. Weldon Publiclibrary on NWTNTODAY.COM | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The C.E. Weldon Public Library in Martin will offer a variety of computer classes throughout the month of February free of charge.

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Edwin “Rocky” Wynder, 1928-2012

Edwin “Rocky” Wynder, 1928-2012 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Rocky Wynder’s long career linked the era of tent vaudeville and black speakeasies to a time of upscale-restaurant jazz nights in a reborn downtown.

 

He also took a lead in the library-sponsored local-jazz project Tenors and Satin, alongside sax contemporaries Bill Scarlett and Lance Owens."

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Knoxnews.com -Food briefs, Feb. 2 - Health series to be held at libraries

Knoxnews.com -Food briefs, Feb. 2 - Health series to be held at libraries | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Health series to be held at libraries

The Knox County Health Department and the Knox County Library have partnered in offering a variety of health-oriented seminars."

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Taylor Swift | Taylor Swift Donates Books To Tennessee Library | Contactmusic

Taylor Swift | Taylor Swift Donates Books To Tennessee Library | Contactmusic | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Taylor Swift Donates Books To Tennessee Library | Pop Star Taylor Swift Has Shown Off Her Generous Side By Donating 14,000 Books To A Library In Tennessee.
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