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Library Managers are Actually Rooting for You to Do a Great Job and Wow Us

Library Managers are Actually Rooting for You to Do a Great Job and Wow Us | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
This interview is with Colleen Harris, the Head of Access Services at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga’s Lupton Library, which has 10-50 staff members. You can read all about what a day th...
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Money Taken From Library Money Taken From Library post in local topic forum for Spring City, TN

Money Taken From Library Money Taken From Library post in local topic forum for Spring City, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"I would like to inform the citizens of Spring City that the city council has taken 13,000.00 dollars for cleaning the library from the library's budget this happened at the special called meeting last night."

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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.

 

June 16

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Local Librarians Complete Specialized Training

Local Librarians Complete Specialized Training | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Thirteen distinguished library directors in Tennessee graduated from the Public Library Management Institute recently, increasing their knowledge and understanding of the unique role libraries fulfill in their communities."

 

Congratulations!

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Library director turns another page - Cheatham County Public Library

Library director turns another page - Cheatham County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
After serving three years as director of the Cheatham County Public Library, Brooke Mullican has decided to pursue a new career opportunity. 'But I've already filled out my volunteer application,' she said.
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YourNews: Blount Library will kick off teen summer reading program June 1

YourNews: Blount Library will kick off teen summer reading program June 1 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The 2012 “Own the Night” Teens Summer Reading Program at The Blount County Public Library will kick off with registration 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. June 1.
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Share Your Stuff | Tenn-Share - statewide library courier service

Share Your Stuff | Tenn-Share - statewide library courier service | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"By the end of the summer, Tennessee will have a statewide library courier service."

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Area braces for near-record heat over holiday weekend. 1 tip visit your local library.

Area braces for near-record heat over holiday weekend. 1 tip visit your local library. | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Air-conditioning is the number one protective factor against heat-related illness and death. During conditions of extreme heat, spend time in locations with air-conditioning such as shopping malls, public libraries, or public health-sponsored heat-relief shelters in your area."

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Teen summer reading program kicks off June 4 » School News » Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Teen summer reading program kicks off June 4 » School News » Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Art Circle Public Library will kick off its Teen Summer Reading Program June 4 with "Own the Night."

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The Chattanooga Public Library Summer Reading Program Starts May 19 - 05/11/2012 - Chattanoogan.com

The Chattanooga Public Library Summer Reading Program Starts May 19 - 05/11/2012 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Youth summer reading programs information

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Life in Hendersonville, Tennessee: Hendersonville Public Library's Summer Reading 2012 Program

Life in Hendersonville, Tennessee: Hendersonville Public Library's Summer Reading 2012 Program | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Readers of all ages (from toddlers to adults) can register to read books to earn prizes and participate in special events. Registration begins on May 29th and ends on July 12th."

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2012 "Dream Big...Read!" Summer Reading Program @ Gibson County Memorial Library | WBBJTV West Tennessee's News Channel | Community Events

2012 "Dream Big...Read!" Summer Reading Program @ Gibson County Memorial Library | WBBJTV West Tennessee's News Channel | Community Events | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Children preschool through 5th grade will explore the night this summer as Gibson County Memorial Library presents “Dream Big—READ!” during their summer reading program June 1st – June 30th."

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TLA Librarian Meet-Up in Middle TN on May 30

TLA Librarian Meet-Up in Middle TN on May 30 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Please join TLA President, Wendy Cornelisen, at Fleet Street Pub in Nashville next Wednesday, May 30, starting at 5 pm, for a chance to network with your fellow librarians and celebrate the end of the school year.  

 

This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Tennessee Library Association, share news, and network with other librarians.

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Alice Randall to visit downtown library

Alice Randall to visit downtown library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Alice Randall, nationally acclaimed author of five novels, will visit the downtown Jackson-Madison County Public Library at 1 p.m."

 

May 26

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Briefly: Martha Speaks to teach about animals at Humboldt library event next week

Briefly: Martha Speaks to teach about animals at Humboldt library event next week | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"WLJT channel 11 is bringing Martha Speaks to the Humboldt Public Library at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, in the children’s room, according to a news release."

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Business Briefcase: Dollar General awards grant to Smyrna library

Business Briefcase: Dollar General awards grant to Smyrna library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced today that it has awarded a $ 500 grant to Smyrna Public Library in Smyrna, TN. The funds will be used to further Smyrna Public Library’s summer programs for children and teens."

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The Paris Post-Intelligencer >Henry County High School graduates amass $2.1 million in scholarships

The Paris Post-Intelligencer >Henry County High School graduates amass $2.1 million in scholarships | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Stearnes, Autumn Lyn — UTM. Cancer Care Center scholarship, $500; Friends of W.G. Rhea Library, $1,000; Athena Delphian scholarship, $1,000; Paris-Henry County Retired Teachers scholarship, $1,000; total $3,500."

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New Exhibit To Highlight Tennessee's Natural Beauty - 05/23/2012 - Chattanoogan.com

New Exhibit To Highlight Tennessee's Natural Beauty - 05/23/2012 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"After he began work at the Tennessee Department of Conservation in 1937, James L. Bailey crisscrossed the state, preaching the benefits of protecting natural resources. Throughout his long career, he became such a widely-known advocate for proper use of land, development of parks and recreational areas, restoration of wildlife and protection of water sources that he was nicknamed “Mr. Conservation.” Also a photographer, he compiled an extensive collection of photographs."

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The Story Room at Brentwood Library, Tennessee.

The Story Room at Brentwood Library, Tennessee. | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Story Room at Brentwood Library, Tennessee.
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Mayor encourages reading with 'Share a Book' campaign

Mayor encourages reading with 'Share a Book' campaign | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Share a Book campaign is a citywide initiative designed to inspire families to read to their children.
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Library summer program begins

Library summer program begins | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Summer reading programs at the Chattanooga Public Library will encourage children to "Dream Big," teens to "Own the Night" and adults to see what's "Between the Covers."...

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WCPLtn Summer Reading for Grown-ups- Williamson County Public Library

WCPLtn Summer Reading for Grown-ups- Williamson County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Join us for book discussions, special programs, prizes, events, and more. No minimum reading requirements! No registration required! Just fill out a short book review form for each book you read, and enter to win a prize."

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A Meet-the-Author program with Susan Haltom (Memphis, TN)

A Meet-the-Author program with Susan Haltom (Memphis, TN) | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Collierville Burch Library is hosting a Meet the Author program with Susan Haltom. Susan will discuss her book “One Writer’s Garden: Eudora Welty’s Home Place on Thursday, May 24, 11:00 a.m. in the Halle Room of the Burch Library."

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