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108th General Assembly primed for fresh start - Great News for Maury County Library Patron

108th General Assembly primed for fresh start - Great News for Maury County Library Patron | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, January 8th, the 108th Session of the Tennessee General Assembly convenes at noon. I am looking forward to it! Speaker Beth Harwell will appoint a committee to discuss and present the...
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"Beginning this year, a new interlibrary loan system developed by the Tennessee State Library and Archives will make books more readily available and will cost less than the old system when books were sent to various libraries across Tennessee through the post office..."

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Hancock County hires new library director - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Hancock County hires new library director - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A new director is in charge at the Hancock County Library System. Jennifer Baxter is a Pascagoula native with library experience all across the country.
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Local News: DSCC to host open houses for adult students seeking free tuition (2/28/18)

Dyersburg State Community College will host open-house events for adult students seeking free tuition through the Tennessee Reconnect grant Tuesday, March 6, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m., inside the Student Center on the Dyersburg campus, and Tuesday, March 13, from 1-6 p.m., inside the Learning Resource Center, Student Center and Tipton County Public Library, rooms 139 and 140, at the DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County
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Hancock County hires new library director - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Hancock County hires new library director - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A new director is in charge at the Hancock County Library System. Jennifer Baxter is a Pascagoula native with library experience all across the country.
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Carole Cornell Considers Burch Library to be Very Heart of Collierville - Town of Collierville Library

Carole Cornell Considers Burch Library to be Very Heart of Collierville - Town of Collierville Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Carole Cornell has been volunteering for the Friends of the Library for several years and loves it. We asked her why she loves the library and why she spends her valuable time supporting its work.
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Cracking the code: Kingsport kids taking computer coding to the next level

Cracking the code: Kingsport kids taking computer coding to the next level | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Computer coding may sound like a difficult thing to learn, but Jefferson Elementary librarian Kristy Williamson-Jackson says it's actually quite simple when broken down.Coding is nothing more than snapping blocks together to get whatever you want to do, wh
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Eagle Scout’s love for reading gives back to his home away from home | News | heraldcourier.com

Eagle Scout’s love for reading gives back to his home away from home | News | heraldcourier.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Once a bookworm, always a bookworm.
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Raney: In the barber chair | Times Free Press

Raney: In the barber chair | Times Free Press | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Suzette Raney is the archivist at the Chattanooga Public Library. For more information on barbershops and beauty salons, visit the Local History Department at the Chattanooga Public Library
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Area libraries receive grants | MorganCountyNews.net

Area libraries receive grants | MorganCountyNews.net | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) and Secretary of State Tre Hargett recently announced the recipients of 52 digital literacy and broadband adoption grants.
These grants were made possible by Gov. Haslam’s Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act and a partnership between TNECD and the Tennessee State Library and Archives within the Secretary of State’s office.
The Broadband Accessibility Act was approved by the General Assembly in 2017.
The grants will support three main resources for communities:
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This year’s citywide Nashville Reads series centers on The Potlikker Papers, and Nashville’s storied history with food

This year’s citywide Nashville Reads series centers on The Potlikker Papers, and Nashville’s storied history with food | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The annual series will kick off on Feb. 24 and look at Nashville’s storied history with food
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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System February 2018 Points of Pride

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System February 2018 Points of Pride | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Scott Davis, library media specialist and National Honor Society sponsor at Montgomery Central High School, was selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS). Each year, student members of NSHSS are invited to nominate the educator who has made the most significant contribution to their academic career.
This honor recognizes exemplary educators whose passion and devotion inspire students to grow and develop as scholars, leaders and citizens.
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Korean War Veteran hopes memories, artifacts from past help preserve history | WKRN News 2

Korean War Veteran hopes memories, artifacts from past help preserve history | WKRN News 2 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
"We went, we did our duty, It has been called the forgotten war," said Gene Stone, who served in the Korean War.
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Brentwood Arbor Day Celebration will honor environmental stewards

Brentwood Arbor Day Celebration will honor environmental stewards | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The event, which features free tree seedlings, face paintings and a variety of other activities, will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 17 at the John P. Holt Brentwood Library.
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CO school moving forward | Local News | crossville-chronicle.com

CO school moving forward | Local News | crossville-chronicle.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The $9.2 million project will include about 58,000 square feet of new construction, with more classrooms, a new gym and cafeteria, library, music and art rooms, and an administrative suite.
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Library to celebrate Read Across America Friday | Local News | citizentribune.com

Library to celebrate Read Across America Friday | Local News | citizentribune.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Read Across America is being celebrated this week at the Morristown-Hamblen Public Library and Hamblen County schools as educators prepare for National Read Across America Day on Friday.
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Cannon receives Read to be Ready Summer Camp grant

Cannon receives Read to be Ready Summer Camp grant | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Students will receive transportation and both breakfast and lunch at the camp. They will also participate in theme related field trips including weekly trips to Adams Memorial Library.
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Greene LEAF Announces Star Award Honorees | Local News | greenevillesun.com

Greene LEAF Announces Star Award Honorees | Local News | greenevillesun.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Joe Anne Lintz, retired Greene County teacher and librarian who volunteers at the Tusculum College Library, the Doak House Museum and the Nathaniel Greene Museum.
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William Bradford Was Popular Judge With Antebellum Home On Vine Street - Chattanoogan.com

The Bradford home on Vine Street passed to the Ross family, and Miss Augusta Bradford lived there for many years. She was the genealogist at the Chattanooga Public Library.
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Linebaugh's TEC Opens in June

Linebaugh's TEC Opens in June | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Rutherford County Library System Director Rita Shacklett told the Murfreesboro Rotary Club on Tuesday that the new Technology Engagement Center at 306 Minerva Drive would have a soft opening in June.
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DACA panel sheds light on facts and misconceptions

DACA panel sheds light on facts and misconceptions | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
More than 45 curious minds filled a meeting room in the Johnson City Public Library for a panel exploring “DACA: Dreaming Together.”
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or
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Chattanooga Public Library hosts ACLU of Tennessee forum | Times Free Press

Chattanooga Public Library hosts ACLU of Tennessee forum | Times Free Press | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The head of the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee paid a visit to Chattanooga on Thursday night, walking a small group of interested community members through the organization's work to reduce mass incarceration, among other things.
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Three Memphis Sites Added to U.S. Civil Rights Trail | News Blog

Three Memphis Sites Added to U.S. Civil Rights Trail | News Blog | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Ten sites in Tennessee were recently added to the newly-launched U.S. Civil Rights Trail, and three of the ten are located in Memphis. Th
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10 Tennessee sites added to U.S. Civil Rights Trail - WSMV News 4

10 Tennessee sites added to U.S. Civil Rights Trail - WSMV News 4 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Historic sites related to the Civil Rights Movement in Nashville are helping put the entire state of Tennessee on the map, literally. 
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Cheatham County Democrats hosts broadband expansion forum

Cheatham County Democrats hosts broadband expansion forum | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Among the panelists were Brady, Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR) Senior Research Associate Dr. Matt Owen, Rep. John Ray Clemmons, Cheatham County Librarian May Lingner and Mathew Binkey of Vanderbilt University’s Advanced Computing Center.
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View Anne Frank through “The Window” - Entertainment - The Daily Herald - Columbia, TN

View Anne Frank through “The Window” - Entertainment - The Daily Herald - Columbia, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The words of Anne Frank’s diary come to life in the locally directed and produced one act play “The Window.”Teen actresses Katherine Kyle or Sheridan Hillegeist, both from Spring Hill, vividly portray Anne Frank as she evolves into young womanhood in her new, restrictive environment.Free community performances for March-April include: March 11 at 4 p.m. at The John P. Holt Brentwood Library, March 20 at 4 p.m. at the Williamson County Public Library in Franklin and April 12 at
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