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Adult summer reading program begins Thursday - Elizabethton Star

Adult summer reading program begins Thursday - Elizabethton Star | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"With the summer reading program for children already in full swing, the adult summer reading program at the Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library is set to begin on Thursday evening."

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Leiper's Fork: Ralph Stanley to lead Saturday's Gospel in the Fork event

Leiper's Fork: Ralph Stanley to lead Saturday's Gospel in the Fork event | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"News and notes from the Leiper's Fork community...

 

The Leipen’ Lego Club will meet 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday at Leiper’s Fork Public Library, at 5333 Old Highway 96. Youngsters ages 4 and up are invited to join in the fun. The library will supply Legos.

 

Friends of Leiper’s Fork Library is still accepting gently used books for its upcoming book sale, which will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 27 and from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. July 28. Please, no encyclopedias, catalogs or textbooks. All proceeds from the sale will go directly to the library. For more information, call 794-7019.

 

Did you know that e-books have come to the library and are free. To help patrons make the most of this new service, a how-to demonstration is set for 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday at the library"

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The Etowah Carnegie Public Library's summer reading program continues Thursday...

The Etowah Carnegie Public Library's summer reading program continues Thursday with Ranger Bekah and Caution! Live
Snakes! at 1:30 p.m. It's an opportunity for youngsters to learn more about our native snakes and possibly interact with one of
them.
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Storyteller presenting program, concert at Clarksville-Montgomery County Library on July 21

Storyteller presenting program, concert at Clarksville-Montgomery County Library on July 21 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Kim Weitkamp – storyteller, humorist and musician – will be presenting 'SCREAM! Getting heard in a noisy world, a writing workshop for teens' at 1 p.m.
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City of Germantown : City News : Read Like a Pirate at Germantown Community Library

City of Germantown : City News : Read Like a Pirate at Germantown Community Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Shiver me timbers! Pirates have taken over the Summer Reading Program at Germantown Community Library, 1925 Exeter Road. Participants of all ages can earn Books Ahoy! Summer Reading T-shirts and other amazing plunder for reading or listening to books through July 31. Registration for the children's and teen's programs closes July 15. No library card is required for registration."

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Library Cards at Root of Voter ID Challenge

Library Cards at Root of Voter ID Challenge | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"New Memphis library cards that include a photo have become a challenge to the new state law requiring certain state-issued photo identification in order to vote."

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Barbara Fagan receives Col. James Corn Award - The Bradley County Historical and Genealogical Society has awarded a prestigious history honor to Barbara Fagan manager of the Cleveland Bradley Publi...

Barbara Fagan receives Col. James Corn Award - The Bradley County Historical and Genealogical Society has awarded a prestigious history honor to Barbara Fagan manager of the Cleveland Bradley Publi... | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Barbara Fagan receives Col. James Corn Award - The Bradley County Historical and Genealogical Society has awarded a prestigious history honor to Barbara Fagan manager of the Cleveland Bradley Public Libray’s Historical Branch.
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July Programs at Humboldt Public Libary

July Programs at Humboldt Public Libary | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Humboldt Area Rescue Squad Program July 12, 2012 ..................... 2:00 p.m. All Ages  CPR Certification and First Aid ClassJuly 24, 2012 ................ 9:30 a.m. "

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City Says Library Photo Cards Should Stand For Election ID

City Says Library Photo Cards Should Stand For Election ID | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"New Memphis library cards that include a photo have become a challenge to the new state law requiring certain state-issued photo identification in order to vote."

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The Newport Plain Talk - Stokely Memorial Library announces summer reading program

The Newport Plain Talk - Stokely Memorial Library announces summer reading program | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Stokely Memorial Library's popular summer reading program will start Thursday, July 5, according to Director Meschelyn Barrett."

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Pigeon Forge iSurf - Completely LOCAL Everything Pigeon Forge | SCPLS King Family Library Lego Club Storytime

Pigeon Forge iSurf - Completely LOCAL Everything Pigeon Forge | SCPLS King Family Library Lego Club Storytime | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Pigeon Forge, TN - Families are invited to participate in a family story time - Lego Club Story Time! Young architects and engineers are invited to join us for LEGO building fun!
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George J Kidd Jr. Obit, founding member of Friends of the Library

George J Kidd Jr. Obit, founding member of Friends of the Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
George J Kidd Jr., 78, of Oak Ridge, died at home surrounded by family early Wednesday, July 4, 2012, after a six-month battle with cancer.
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Arts Commission grants headed to county | Columbia Daily Herald

Arts Commission grants headed to county | Columbia Daily Herald | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Maury County Public Library will receive $6,400 for arts project support"

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Children's Summer Reading Program at the Bristol Public Library - Historic Downtown Bristol Events - Believe in Bristol TN / VA

Children's Summer Reading Program at the Bristol Public Library - Historic Downtown Bristol Events - Believe in Bristol TN / VA | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Children's Summer Reading Program at the Bristol Public Library is for ages 0-10, and there are several options to choose from:...
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YourNews: Blount County Public Library to host Career Coach

YourNews: Blount County Public Library to host Career Coach | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Free employment help will be available on the Career Coach in the parking lot of the Blount County Public Library.
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Blount County Chamber of Commerce -Marty Black Receives 2012 Champion of the Library Award

Blount County Chamber of Commerce -Marty Black Receives 2012 Champion of the Library Award | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"One of the highlights of the Blount County Public Library’s 10th anniversary celebration on June 16, 2012, was the presentation of the Champion of the Library award to Martha (Marty) S. L. Black."

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Friends of the Seymour Library Tours Historic Seymour Home

Friends of the Seymour Library Tours Historic Seymour Home | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

A tour of Wheatlands, one of Sevier County’s finest antebellum homes, is on the agenda for the next meeting of Friends of the Seymour Library on July 17.

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The Mountain Press -Ghost stories: Walk through town reveal stories of Sevierville's past

The Mountain Press -Ghost stories: Walk through town reveal stories of Sevierville's past | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"SEVIERVILLE — Stories from Sevierville's past came to life recently when the Sevier County Public Library System's summer reading program hosted its first Summer Solstice Walking Ghost Tour of downtown Sevierville and the Forks of the Little Pigeon River Cemetery Walk."

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Senator Kyle Touts Wharton Proposal to Use Memphis Library Cards for Voter ID | Tennessee Report

Senator Kyle Touts Wharton Proposal to Use Memphis Library Cards for Voter ID | Tennessee Report | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"State Senator Jim Kyle echoed the sentiments of Mayor AC Wharton, who spoke yesterday on the city attorney’s opinion that new photo Memphis Public Library cards meet the legal criteria for acceptable photo identification for the purposes of voting."

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Free dental screenings for children at Clarksville-Montgomery County Library on July 18

Free dental screenings for children at Clarksville-Montgomery County Library on July 18 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 18, the Montgomery County Health Department Dental (Oral Health Services) staff will be at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library to perform dental screenings and apply a dental fluoride varnish and sealant to children’s teeth."

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TLA President: Libraries Out of the Box

TLA President: Libraries Out of the Box | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Our theme for the coming year will be “Libraries Out of the Box.”"

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WORLDmag.com | Agenda on the shelves | Emily Whitten | Jul 06, 12

WORLDmag.com | Agenda on the shelves | Emily Whitten | Jul 06, 12 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"BOOKS | The American Library Association’s social activism undermines public trust in a community institution..."

 

David Lee King's response: http://www.davidleeking.com/2012/07/07/bad-reporting-and-weird-views-about-ala/

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Reflecting on a TV icon

Reflecting on a TV icon | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"“I just think he taught good Christian values to people and how to love your family and spread it on to your neighbors,” said Susan Gilham, who was visiting the Johnson City Public Library. “It (‘The Andy Griffith Show’) was just a good family show. Good principles.”"

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‘Jazz Night Out’ offered July 9 at Maury County Public Library | Columbia Daily Herald

‘Jazz Night Out’ offered July 9 at Maury County Public Library | Columbia Daily Herald | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"As part of the Adult Summer Reading Program, the Friends of Maury County Library will present a “Jazz Night Out” funded by a grant from the WalMart Community Grant Program."

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Free Summer Saturdays at Tn Ag. Museum – horse program this week

Free Summer Saturdays at Tn Ag. Museum – horse program this week | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The annual “Summer Saturdays” series that offers a hands-on look at the 19th and 20th centuries from a farming perspective kicks off Saturday with the popular “Hold Your Horses” program from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Tennessee Agricultural Museum at Ellington Agricultural Center, at 440 Hogan Road."

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