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Gallatin Lions Club celebrates 75 years

Gallatin Lions Club celebrates 75 years | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Twenty-one Sumner men started the Gallatin club on June 25, 1937 at the old Opera House across from the present Gallatin Public Library with the goal to serve and help the less fortunate."

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Kingston Springs library survives twister

Kingston Springs library survives twister | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
When the government’s involved, some people might say, it can often seem that only an act of God will get something done.Almost four months after a tornado unro...
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Deanna Nipp-Kientz - Obiturary

Deanna  Nipp-Kientz - Obiturary | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Funeral services for Mrs. Deanna  Nipp-Kientz, 69, known as ‘Dede’ to her special friends, of Cookeville will be held Saturday, June 30 at 1 p.m. at the Cookeville chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home.  Rev. Lesley Hall will officiate.  Burial will follow at Cookeville City Cemetery."

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More public libraries to begin using new online system | Nooga.com

More public libraries to begin using new online system  | Nooga.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Legendary Civil War historian Edwin Bearss to appear at the Clarksville Civil War Roundtable July 18th » Clarksville, TN Online

Legendary Civil War historian Edwin Bearss to appear at the Clarksville Civil War Roundtable July 18th » Clarksville, TN Online | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Legendary Civil War historian, Edwin Bearss, will speak to the Clarksville Civil War Roundtable on Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 7:00pm at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center in Clarksville, Tennessee."

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Officials urge caution as temperatures near 100

Officials urge caution as temperatures near 100 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Meanwhile, the city of Memphis is urging citizens — especially those without air conditioners — to use community centers, senior centers and libraries as cooling stations."

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Hello everyone! My name is Damian Graham a public...

Hello everyone! My name is Damian Graham a public... | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Hello everyone! My name is Damian Graham a public service librarian here at the Cannon County Library System in Woodbury, TN. I have a passion for fashion and photography and love to spent time in my...
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Gist reads to kids on Day of Action

Gist reads to kids on Day of Action | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"United Ways of Tennessee, the association of 38 United Ways in the state, partnered with the Tennessee State Library and Archives, other state agencies, corporations and non-profits in the Raise Your Hand Tennessee coalition for a Day of Action on Thursday."  page 2

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Ventriloquist Jill Thatcher to perform Thursday at Macon County libraries

Ventriloquist Jill Thatcher to perform Thursday at Macon County libraries | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The adorable but painfully shy Arlo the Snail returns to County libraries Thursday June 21 and we’re betting Ventriloquist/Puppeteer Jill Thatcher can get him..."

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The Cumberland County Archives and Family Heritage Center receive Playhouse collection

The Cumberland County Archives and Family Heritage Center receive Playhouse collection | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
History is a record or account of past events. While Cumberland County has a rich historical past, it continues making history in the present.
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Anderson County Democrats battling for mayor, House seats

Anderson County Democrats battling for mayor, House seats | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Dawson said voters can register at libraries, driver’s license offices, the Anderson County Election Commission at the County Courthouse in Clinton, and the Democratic Party headquarters in Oak Ridge."

 

Hope everyone has some on hand!

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Brigham seeks re-election as property assessor

Brigham seeks re-election as property assessor | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"As a life long resident of Stewart County she has been active in many organizations, such as Friends of the Library, The Stewart County Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention and Relay for Life."

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10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"10. E-BOOK READERS SLOW TO CATCH ON AT LIBRARIES

 

That's in part because they don't know if libraries loan e-books, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center."

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Famed young adult author to read at APSU on July 10

Famed young adult author to read at APSU on July 10 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The author Nnedi Okorafor doesn't write stories that feel tired or predictable.
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LEGO® DUPLO® Read! Build! Play! Project - Nominate your local TN library!

LEGO® DUPLO® Read! Build! Play! Project - Nominate your local TN library! | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Nominate Your Library… …and support those unsung heroes of story time! The winning library receives $5,000. The top 200 get innovative early literacy toolkits.   LEGO® DUPLO® and the Association for Library Services To Children (ALSC) have joined hands to celebrate and support local libraries. The most nominated library in the "Read! Build! Play!" project receives $5,000 for books and supplies. The top 200 libraries receive a special LEGO DUPLO Read! Build! Play! toolkit chock full of cutting edge, early literacy programming that combines preschool books with a versatile collection of DUPLO bricks.   Nominate your local TN library now!!    
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South Cheatham library re-opens following tornado

South Cheatham library re-opens following tornado | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The South Cheatham Public Library is one of Sean Mevis' favorite places to visit. When a tornado damaged the library on March 2, Mevis, a seventh-grader at Harpeth Middle School, said he was sad because he stopped by two to three times a week.
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National Civil Rights Museum to reveal renovation plans

National Civil Rights Museum to reveal renovation plans | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The National Civil Rights Museum will reveal plans for a historical facelift that will, among other things, allow closer access to the spot
where Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated.

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Parenting Classes Offered In Spanish at The King Family Library | Sevierville iSurf - Local, Free, Sevierville News

Parenting Classes Offered In Spanish at The King Family Library | Sevierville iSurf - Local, Free, Sevierville News | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Sevierville, TN - The first parenting classes offered in Spanish in Sevier County are being sponsored by Linda Hyder, UT Extension Office, Glenda Parrish, Sevierville Primary School Guidance, and...
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WTVC NewsChannel 9 :: Broadway posters on display at Jackson State CC

WTVC NewsChannel 9 :: Broadway posters on display at Jackson State CC | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

A display of Broadway posters and Playbill magazines is on exhibit at Jackson (Tenn.) State Community College.

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Brentwood Library Buzz: Ventriloquist Jill Thatcher to Perform

Brentwood Library Buzz: Ventriloquist Jill Thatcher to Perform | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Jill Thatcher is a ventriloquist, puppeteer and songwriter whose performances include original songs incorporated into each script and puppet characters that she has developed."

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TLA Newsletters being mailed due to By Laws Ballot

TLA Newsletters being mailed due to By Laws Ballot | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

All TLA members will be getting a paper copy of the TLA Newsletter this time around--and a ballot for bylaws changes.

 

Several modifications to the TLA By Laws were recommended at the June board meeting, including:

*allowing TLA members who don't live in Tennessee to run for Secretary or President
*allowing the structure for online voting in the future!

 

Please consider the bylaws changes and make your voice heard!

 

Rest assured that your opt-out-of-mailing preferences have been noted and will be honored with future mailings.

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Tennessee Library Association's comment, July 2, 2012 8:15 AM
Please note that the PO Box number listed on the ByLaws Changes ballot is incorrect. Please mail your ballot to:

P. O. Box 241074
Memphis, TN 38124-1074
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Executive Director Of ACLU Of Tennessee Speaks At First Amendment Dinner July 12 - 06/25/2012 - Chattanoogan.com

Executive Director Of ACLU Of Tennessee Speaks At First Amendment Dinner July 12 - 06/25/2012 - Chattanoogan.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Ms. Weinberg has received a number of awards, including the Human Relations Award from the National Conference on Community and Justice – Nashville Chapter, the Tennessee Library Association’s Freedom of Information Award for her advocacy work protecting and promoting the First Amendment, and the Human Rights Campaign Equality Award for her work on behalf of the LGBT community."

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Tennessee libraries getting integrated system

Tennessee libraries getting integrated system | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
More Tennessee libraries will be able to provide additional resources to their users under a new service that's part of a statewide contract.
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Library patron leaves nasty note - COOKEVILLE

Library patron leaves nasty note - COOKEVILLE | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"A note of hatred attached to a bottle of human waste damaged property at the Putnam County Library on Tuesday police said.


The note was addressed to a library worker and was attached to a bottle th..."

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Study: E-book library borrowing takes slow pace - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Study: E-book library borrowing takes slow pace - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
E-book readers have been relatively slow to borrow digital works from the library, frustrated by a limited selection and by not even knowing if their local branch offers e-releases, according to a...
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