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How A Tennessee Wife And Mother Of 4 Became A Top-Rated Book Critic - Forbes

How A Tennessee Wife And Mother Of 4 Became A Top-Rated Book Critic - Forbes | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"She got hooked on crime at age 15. “I was a sophomore in high school the day I came across (author) Ann Rule‘s Small Sacrifices in the library and checked it out,” she says."

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State library hosts War of 1812 workshop

State library hosts War of 1812 workshop | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Tennessee Library and Archives is hosting a workshop on the War of 1812.
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Library Corner 5 17 12

Library Corner 5 17 12 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

            The Elma Ross Public Library Board of Trustees, Library Director, and Library Staff, as well as the Friends of the Elma Ross Public Library Board, would like to extend hearty...

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Haslam announces First Lady's Book Club at DIS visit

Haslam announces First Lady's Book Club at DIS visit | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

""You can take trips by reading books," said Haslam. "You can go on adventures by reading books. You won't ever be bored if you have a book. If you can get to your local library, then you can check out books and read all summer long.""

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TODAY: Transformation of the Tennessee State Regional Library System webinar

TODAY: Transformation of the Tennessee State Regional Library System webinar | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

At the TLA Conference in March, State Librarian Chuck Sherrill presented a session on the transformation of the state's regional library system. Now everyone has the chance to hear about the new look and services that will be offered starting July 2012.

Chuck and Director of Regional Libraries Lynette Sloan will be going over the history and the reorganization of Tennessee's Regional Library System in this hour-long webinar. There will be time for questions.

 

Please use this link to join the webinar: http://stateoftennessee.adobeconnect.com/reorg/ on

 

Thursday, May 17

10 a.m. Central/11 a.m. Eastern

 

The webinar will be archived, with a link posted here when it's available. Please let me know if you have any questions.

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Library requests additional funding from county

Library requests additional funding from county | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Dyer County Budget Committee entered its third week of budget review as the McIver's Public Grant Library, the Soil Conservation Fund and the sheriff's department all presented their budgets on Tuesday morning.
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Barksdale Bengals roar for reading at pep rally and carnival

Barksdale Bengals roar for reading at pep rally and carnival | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Barksdale Elementary Bengals gathered in front of the school Wednesday morning to celebrate reading during their Accelerated Reading 'Bengals Roar for Reading' pep rally.
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Citizenship journey in Tennessee goes smoother with a little help

Citizenship journey in Tennessee goes smoother with a little help | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"After seven years of lawyers, paperwork and studying, Maria Evans watched minutes tick away before an interview at the Nashville Public Library, one that would make or break her attempt to become a naturalized U.S. citizen."

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Update: Sign up for a Summer Reading Program and Win Prizes

Update: Sign up for a Summer Reading Program and Win Prizes | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A couple of weeks ago, when I was visiting my friends at Knox County Public Library they gave me the scoop on this year’s program and the super cute rewards the kids can earn. We have a bunch...
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Art Circle Public Library Dream Big READ Summer Reading Program

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"The Tennessee Library and Archives is hosting a workshop on the War of 1812."

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Literacy skills are important - Elizabethton Star - Register for the Imagination Library at your local library

Literacy skills are important - Elizabethton Star - Register for the Imagination Library at your local library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Parents who have pre-school children who are not receiving the books can sign them up for the Imagination Library at the Elizabethton-Carter County Public Library."

 

Forms and online access to apply for your child to receive the free books and get started on a home library are available at public libraries across Tennessee.

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Baumgardner to give pictorial presentation on English gardens - “A Taste of English Gardens ” a pictorial presentation by Ruth Baumgardner will be held at the Cleveland Bradley County Public Libra...

Baumgardner to give pictorial presentation on English gardens - “A Taste of English Gardens ” a pictorial presentation by Ruth Baumgardner will be held at the Cleveland Bradley  County Public Libra... | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Baumgardner to give pictorial presentation on English gardens - “A Taste of English Gardens ” a pictorial presentation by Ruth Baumgardner will be held at the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library May 22 at 7 p.m.
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Welcome to the City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Welcome to the City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The ordinances listed below have been published on the City’s web site in their entirety (http://www.oakridgetn.gov). The ordinances are also available at the Oak Ridge Public Library and at the Office of the City Clerk in the Municipal Building during regular office hours."

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YourNews: Blount County library will host teen creative writing workshops

YourNews: Blount County library will host teen creative writing workshops | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Teens Creative Writing workshops will be held 4-5 p.m. May 19, and the third Saturday of each month, in the in the Board Room at the Blount County Public Library, 508 North Cusick Street in Maryville.
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FOL donation helps Archives buy several books » Lifestyles » Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

FOL donation helps Archives buy several books » Lifestyles » Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Recently, the Friends of the Art Circle Library gave the Cumberland County Archives and Family Heritage Center a generous donation."

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Life and Arts Announcements, May 20, 2012

Life and Arts Announcements, May 20, 2012 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Friends Of Kodak Library: "Flyin' Bullets And the Resplendent Badge" author Ersa Rhea Smith and Kodak Heritage Day plans, 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, Kodak branch...
 

Knoxville Writers' Group:11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, Naples Italian Restaurant, 5500 Kingston Pike. Jamie Osborn, Lawson-McGhee Reference Librarian on"Research For Writers," Lunch, $12. RSVP byMay 21: 865-983-3740.

 

Open Door Book Review:10 a.m. Thursday, May 24, Fountain City Library..."

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Obituary:  Sarah Heard Coleman

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"After the death of her husband, she worked at the Dickson County Public Library."

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We're solar generation partners. We have the power — and so can you

We're solar generation partners. We have the power — and so can you | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Want to know more? LightWave Solar will host a free solar workshop at 6 p.m. at the Green Hills Public Library on Thursday, May 24. For more information call 641-4050."

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County mulls pay vs. tax hike

County mulls pay vs. tax hike | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The commission’s budget committee will also be meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in Room 205 on the second floor of the County Courthouse to go over other budgets, including the subsidy for Linebaugh Library System."

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Share a book event Saturday

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"The fun reading event is from 1 to 4 p.m. May 19 in the outdoor courtyard of the main Nashville Public Library downtown at 615 Church St. It is free but everyone who attends is encouraged to bring a gently used book to donate to the Share a Book program."

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DAR Community Service Awards honors White » Glade Sun » Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

DAR Community Service Awards honors White » Glade Sun » Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Joe White, Cumberland County Korean War Veteran, was honored as the recipient of the prestigious Community Service Award by The Crab-Orchard Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution at its annual Awards Dinner on Thursday evening, April 20, at the Art Circle Public Library community room."

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Innovation Academy applicants near 300

Innovation Academy applicants near 300 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Textbooks and the library will be virtual, accessed on the iPad or other wireless devices."

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Spring Hill ‘Pay It Forward’ Community Festival Shoe & Food Collection Locations | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN

Spring Hill ‘Pay It Forward’ Community Festival Shoe & Food Collection Locations | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Spring Hill Public Library is a Soles4Souls drop off shoes box location.

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Local authors to sign books next week at the C.E. Weldon Public Library l NWTNTODAY.COM

Local authors to sign books next week at the C.E. Weldon Public Library l NWTNTODAY.COM | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Two local authors and long-time friends will be on hand at the C.E. Weldon Public Library in downtown Martin next week to share and sign copies of their books."

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