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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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Portland Leader > State Library and Archives to host World War II maneuvers workshop

Portland Leader > State Library and Archives to host World War II maneuvers workshop | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"To help shed light on the details about World War II maneuvers and other war-related activities in Tennessee, the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) will host a free workshop on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. in the TSLA Auditorium...."

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August Cheatham County Historical and Genealogical Association meeting | South Cheatham Advocate

August Cheatham County Historical and Genealogical Association meeting | South Cheatham Advocate | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The book includes over 200 images of Tennessee’s Confederate soldiers and draws upon images in the collection of the Tennessee State Museum, the Tennessee State Library and Archives, and many private collections."

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Public housing examined l commercialappeal.com

Public housing examined l commercialappeal.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The effects of public housing, factors that affect if public housing succeeds, and applying lessons to housing and community development in Memphis will be discussed in a free "Pizza With Planners" 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Benjamin Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar."

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Old library guardians gone but not forgotten

Old library guardians gone but not forgotten | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Columbia’s librarians, from past to present, are proof that librarians also inspire, motivate, and influence readers of all ages."

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Blount County Public Library | The Knoxville Journal |

Blount County Public Library | The Knoxville Journal | | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

""Voices of the Valley: Black Voices of a Company Town Called Alcoa,” a one-act play by poet and playwright, Joyce Leo, will be performed on Monday, August 20, at 7 p.m..."

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Hardin Valley STEM reading assignment stirs up controversy | wbir.com

Hardin Valley STEM reading assignment stirs up controversy | wbir.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Knox County students head back to the books next Tuesday, but some students at Hardin Valley Academy in West Knoxville didn't leave the books behind during the break. A summer reading assignment, which alarmed one student's parent, has stirred up controversy."

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TLA President - The Mobile Wave by Michael Saylor

TLA President - The Mobile Wave by Michael Saylor | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

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Library to close early to mark passing of director - Fort McMurray Today - Alberta, CA

Library to close early to mark passing of director - Fort McMurray Today - Alberta, CA | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Fort McMurray Public Library has announced the passing of its director, Richard Salmons, Aug. 5.

 

Salmons’ unexpected passing comes just eight months after moving to Fort McMurray from Jackson, Tennessee."

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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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Cliches hold true: Reading makes leaders, success

Cliches hold true: Reading makes leaders, success | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Readers make leaders. To succeed, read. We have heard these catchy, cliched phrases that are designed to emphasize and encourage reading, but a grain of truth resides in each."

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Life and Arts Announcements, Aug. 19 with library events

Life and Arts Announcements, Aug. 19 with library events | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Art / Exhibits: Doug McKittrick: Woodcarvings, through Aug. 31, Mary Tippitt Library...

 

LeConte Photographic Society: "How to Compose like a Master" by Ron Plasencia, 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, King Library, Sevierville. Free. Info: www.lecontephotographic.com...

 

Mary Blount Daughters of the American Revolution: Pot luck luncheon, noon, Saturday, Aug. 25, Blount County Public Library. Info: 865-681-0675."

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Elvis Presley’s library card on auction - Hindustan Times

Elvis Presley’s library card on auction - Hindustan Times | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A library check-out card that late legendary singer Elvis Presley signed when he was just 13, is up for auction.
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1945 photo of Art Exhibit at Public Library Oak Ridge Tennessee

1945 photo of Art Exhibit at Public Library Oak Ridge Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Pro 611-2 DOE photo Ed Westcott 5-24-1945 Oak Ridge Tennessee...
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Winners galore in library summer reading - Dickson County Library

Winners galore in library summer reading - Dickson County Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The annual Dickson County Library Summer Reading Program was again a success. This summer 1,526 children signed up for the program. Over 6,000 people participated in events in June."

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Summer Reading Assignment Stirs Up Controversy At Tennessee STEM School

Summer Reading Assignment Stirs Up Controversy At Tennessee STEM School | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The parents of a 14-year-old rising freshman at Hardin Valley Academy in Tennessee have taken issue with their son and his 450 classmates in the STEM program being assigned to read a science-fiction novel over the summer that contains a fair amount..."

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Tennessee Library Association: TL: Call for Papers

Tennessee Library Association: TL: Call for Papers | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Tennessee Libraries is now accepting articles for the December 2012 and March 2013 issues.

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