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53-Cent Property Tax Increase In Mayor's Proposed Budget

53-Cent Property Tax Increase In Mayor's Proposed Budget | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"It would also include investments in sidewalks, bikeways, riverfront development, continued expansion of greenways and park improvements. It also proposes a new Bellevue library and the expansion of the Bus Rapid Transit services to Murfreesboro Road."

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Leiper's Fork: Get rid of those half-empty containers of chemicals

Leiper's Fork: Get rid of those half-empty containers of chemicals | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"On Wednesday, Leiper’s Fork Public Library will hold the final Toddler Time program" this Spring.

 

Summer reading program news.

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Neck rubs, coloring books ease Finals Week stress for UT students

Neck rubs, coloring books ease Finals Week stress for UT students | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"It's all part of "De-Stress for Success," an assortment of stress-relieving activities sponsored by UT libraries, the Office of Alumni Affairs, the UT Parents Association, the School of Information Sciences, and the Graduate Student Senate."

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Nashville library collects May 2010 flood memories

Nashville library collects May 2010 flood memories | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"As Farris and others made their way to those homes, his personal camera recorded the efforts. He said he originally thought he would just use the video to show friends the power of Mother Nature, but last Spring he saw a local posting that lead him to the Nashville Public Library."

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Burchett: More money for schools, no tax increase | wbir.com l Knox County Libraries

Burchett: More money for schools, no tax increase | wbir.com l Knox County Libraries | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"I am pleased to say that the Knox County Libraries will see no reduction in funding. Myretta and her team do a tremendous job serving the thousands of citizens who use our libraries every month."

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Painting of Cookeville artist finds home in TTU library | Tennessee Tech University

Painting of Cookeville artist finds home in TTU library | Tennessee Tech University | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The family of Cookeville artist Emma Lee Dowell Wade has donated her painting, Rebecca at the Well, to Tennessee Tech University for display in the Angelo & Jennette Volpe Library.
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History of Lauderdale County Told Through Photographs | PRLog

History of Lauderdale County Told Through Photographs | PRLog | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Author Billie Morris is a Lauderdale County native. She is active in the Lauderdale County Historical Society and the Lauderdale County Museum and is president of Friends of the Lauderdale County Library."

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The Little Library with a BIG Heart Adamsville TN

The Little Library with a BIG Heart Adamsville TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

On June 29, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. State Representative Barnett Rich will speak at Irving Meek Jr. Memorial Library about helping 120 more people who are losing their jobs in Adamsville, TN. Their last paychecks will be on June 29th 2012 which is the last Friday of the summer reading program. Children can come to the library and stay with their parents and grandparents.  The event will take place at the library on 204 W. Main in Adamsville, Tn. 38310.

 

The library offers computer assistance every Tue and Thursday afternoon from 4-6 on  how to look for jobs and apply for jobs on line as well as teach them anything else they are interested in. Everyone is on a different skill level with the computers & accessing online information. The library has someone available to help.


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Book Sale The Claiborne County Public Library First Annual Spring Book Sale April 30-May 5

Book Sale  The Claiborne County Public Library First Annual Spring Book Sale April 30-May 5 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Area Happenings - Book Sale The Claiborne County Public Library will be having its First Annual Spring Book Sale April 30-May 5 in the basement of the library. Lots of bargains. Nothing over $1.00. Come by and check it out.
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ALA/Tennessee Joint Student Member Form | American Library Association

ALA/Tennessee Joint Student Member Form | American Library Association | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Library school students are eligible to join both ALA and the Tennessee Library Association at one low price of $35.00 a year. Join both state and national library associations and get connected to your future. Joint student members are full members of both associations, and receive all the benefits accorded to student members in each association..."

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Organized Investor Workshops at Knoxville area libraries

Wells Fargo Advisors presents a series of workshops.

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Friends of Etowah Carnegie Library used book sale

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"Friends of Etowah Carnegie Library will hold a used book sale at 822 Tennessee Avenue, Etowah.The sale begins Thursday, May 3, through Sunday, May 6. Hours are 10 am to 6 pm every day except Sunday, when hours are noon to 4 pm.

Prices are so low patrons can buy many, many books: hardback $1.00, paperback 50 cents,audio and video 50 cents, and a large selection of children’s books in good condition for 25 cents.Thousands of books, something for everybody. Sunday is Bag Day, anything in a bag for $2.00, bag provided.

 

Location of the sale is 822 Tennessee Avenue, south of Johnsons, between Etowah Trade Center and Tammy’s, same place as last year. Plenty of parking across the street.All proceeds from thesale benefit Etowah Carnegie Library. For more information call the library at 263-9475."

 

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Old Tenn. newspapers now online at state archives

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NASHVILLE — More than 60,000 pages of Tennessee newspapers dating from 1850 to 1876 are now online at the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
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Big changes coming for Warioto Regional Library system

Big changes coming for Warioto Regional Library system | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
In the very near future, the Warioto Regional Library will no longer exist in its present form due to restructuring of the Tennessee Regional Library system.
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Briefs: Prayer service set for Thursday

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"Ashland City Elementary School is hosting a retirement reception for principal Kathy Adams and teacher Charles Wallace on Sunday, May 6 from 2-4 p.m. at the ACES library."

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- Sullivan County Library seed swap and gardening information meeting - - Tri-Cities, Tennessee, Kingsport, Bristol, Johnson City

- Sullivan County Library seed swap and gardening information meeting - - Tri-Cities, Tennessee, Kingsport, Bristol, Johnson City | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Sullivan County Library seed swap and gardening information meeting seed swap and gardening information meeting,"  May 2, 4-6p

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Spring Hill Public Library May Artist-Sue Ellen Brown | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN

Spring Hill Public Library May Artist-Sue Ellen Brown | Spring Hill Fresh-A Fresh, New Voice in Spring Hill, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Ever wonder who designs McDonald Happy Meals or gift wrap or a child’s book cover?"

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Tennessee: A Political History (Tennessee Heritage Library) online - Hopkinyouaacd's blog

Tennessee: A Political History (Tennessee Heritage Library) online - Hopkinyouaacd's blog | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Tennessee: A Political History (Tennessee Heritage Library) book download 

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Dedication ceremony planned at library for beloved dog | wbir.com

Dedication ceremony planned at library for beloved dog | wbir.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"A beloved basset hound will have a permanent memorial at an East Tennessee library."

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Planting Seeds for Reading | SeymourHerald.com

Planting Seeds for Reading | SeymourHerald.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Although Robyn Robb has the option of managing libraries at any level, she has spent most of her career working with Seymour schools."

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Meet the Author at Art Circle Public Library

Dr. W. Calvin Dickson

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Work of Passion: Knieling's 'dabbles' come in handy - Putnam Co Library

Work of Passion: Knieling's 'dabbles' come in handy - Putnam Co Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Work of Passion: Knieling's 'dabbles' come in handy - When Matt Knieling of Cookeville took his current job working in the children's department of the Putnam County Library it did not take him long to realize that he had stumbled onto the perfect...
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USDA Rural Development-SIX EAST TENNESSEE PROJECTS RECEIVE USDA FUNDS , 5 Libraries

USDA Rural Development-SIX EAST TENNESSEE PROJECTS RECEIVE USDA FUNDS , 5 Libraries | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

USDA Rural Development State Director Bobby Goode announced federal funding for six projects spread across East Tennessee over the last three days. The projects included five libraries in conjunction with Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development and one project focusing on child advocacy...

 

cross the rest of the region, five libraries received funding in partnership with TN ECD to improve the publicly available electronic networks that allow residents access to the worldwide web for job searches, education and training."

 

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Obit: Alda Carlene Monks Hurt, former member of the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Library Board

Obit: Alda Carlene Monks Hurt, former member of the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Library Board | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Alda Carlene Monks Hurt, 93, of Fayetteville, died Thursday night (April 12, 2012) in Donalson Care Center. A native of Lincoln County, Mrs. Hurt was the daughter of the late John Thomas and Mary Fannie Moore Monks. She attended school at Belleview, Lincoln County High School and earned her bachelor of science degree from Middle Tennessee State University. Mrs. Hurt spent 36 years in public education, teaching in both the Lincoln County School System and the Fayetteville City School System, retiring in 1982 from Ralph Askins Elementary. She was former president, vice president and secretary of the Fayetteville Education Association, member of the TEA and NEA, and served on the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Library Board."

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