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MLK Day: Miller recalls segregation | The Mountain Press

MLK Day: Miller recalls segregation | The Mountain Press | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Last week, preschool book readings were hosted by celebration committee members including Stokes and Robin Cogdill, assistant system director with the Sevier County Public Library System..."

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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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Column: Library has resources on little ones (2/25/18)

Column: Library has resources on little ones (2/25/18) | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Babies need books! This is a slogan that the American Library Association and many others have adopted and used liberally. Tennessee's own Dolly Parton has recognized this with her Imagination Library project which helps to fund books mailed free to children regularly from ages birth through 5 years
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Parrott-Wood putting grants toward STEM programs | Lifestyles | citizentribune.com

Parrott-Wood putting grants toward STEM programs | Lifestyles | citizentribune.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Parrott-Wood Memorial Library announced last week it has received a STEM Grant of $2,400 and a TOP Grant of $600.
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Tennessee Library Legislative Day is March 14

Tennessee Library Legislative Day is March 14 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Have you registered for TLA's Library Legislative Day? Have you called your reps to set up a meeting on March 14th? 

If you haven't, take a few minutes now. The registration form and a schedule of the day's (really cool) events on the TLA website are located here: http://www.tnla.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?
id=1048462 

Set up a meeting with your reps for March 14th. If you don't know who your state representative and state senator are, you can find them and their contact information: http://www.capitol.tn.gov/ (just click on, "find my legislator"). 

 See you in Nashville! 
 Sharon Kay Edwards, MSLS 
Legislative Monitor, Tennessee Library Association
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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library to celebrate African-American History Month : Discover Clarksville TN

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library to celebrate African-American History Month : Discover Clarksville TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Information articles about local events, businesses, activities, and sports in the Clarksville TN, Montgomery County Tennessee area.
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Resources for free tax prep help available | News | themountainpress.com

Resources for free tax prep help available | News | themountainpress.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
SEVIERVILLE -- For residents willing to drive to Knoxville, there are multiple sites offering free tax preparation assistance to qualified residents of any county.
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Blount County Genealogical and Historical Society has moved

Blount County Genealogical and Historical Society has moved | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Blount County Genealogical and Historical Society’s office is now located in the library’s genealogy reference department.
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Southern Middle Tennessee will be region of lightning-fast change in 2018

Southern Middle Tennessee will be region of lightning-fast change in 2018 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Spring Hill closed on the Northfield Development & Conference Center for $8.18 million last week.

The 38-acre property will allow the city to expand its municipal space, including room for a library and police station
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Chattanooga Public Library houses not only books, but myriad tools and resources [photos]

Chattanooga Public Library houses not only books, but myriad tools and resources [photos] | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
American Girl dolls, Santa suits, fishing equipment, bubble machines. And all you need is a library card.
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Teens showcasing and selling artwork at Memphis Public Libraries

Teens showcasing and selling artwork at Memphis Public Libraries | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Do you know a talented teenage designer, painter or photographer? Memphis Public Libraries and the Friends of the Library will highlight these talented young people in the Teen Arts Fest 2018.
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Check out Tween Holiday Program at Clarksville-Montgomery County Library on Dec 22, 2017

Check out Tween Holiday Program at Clarksville-Montgomery County Library on Dec 22, 2017 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Clarksville Events has put together the most popular concerts, theater, festivals, kids and family events in Clarksville.
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Tennessee State Library and Archives Groundbreak Livestream

Tennessee State Library and Archives Groundbreak Livestream | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The ground-breaking ceremony for the New State Library and Archives will be streamed live on the Tennessee Secretary of State Facebook Page. For those that would like to watch live please “like” the SOS page from your individual Facebook account. The SOS site can be found on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/TennesseeSecretaryofState/


The ceremony will be held December 11th (Monday) starting at 2 pm CST (3 pm EST).

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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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Net Neutrality repeal may impact local libraries

Net Neutrality repeal may impact local libraries | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The current law prevents big internet service providers from charging extra fees, censorship, or controlling what we see and do on the web and on apps.
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NPL Fandom Fest Kickoff @ Nashville Public Library, Nashville [3 March]

NPL Fandom Fest Kickoff @ Nashville Public Library, Nashville [3 March] | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Let your geek flag fly! Join Teen Services for a day of workshops, demos, special guests, games, prizes, a cosplay contest, and more! All ages and fandoms welcome. Cosplayers: We encourage you to come dressed up, but please note that per librar
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Column: Pace picks up in state legislative committees (2/11/18)

Column: Pace picks up in state legislative committees (2/11/18) | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
I always like hearing when our district receives a grant, so I was pleased to hear that the Lincoln County Archives is set to receive an Archives Development Grant from the Tennessee Library and Archives. This money will be used to provide carts and needed supplies to help properly preserve our local records.
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Hardin County Library Book Club –

Hardin County Library Book Club – | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Before We Were Yours
Based on one of America's most notorious real-life scandals--in which Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country--Lisa Wingate's riveting, wrenching, and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, the
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Whitwell Library director indicted for theft

Whitwell Library director indicted for theft | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has resulted in the indictment of Marilyn Frazier, the director of the Orena Humphreys Public Library in Whitwell.Comptroller investigators determined that at least $3,680.37 went missing from the libr
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Welcome to the new Board members for 2018

Tenn-Share is pleased to announce the Board of Directors for 2018. Remember, they are your representatives to tell Tenn-Share what your library needs or wants related to resource sharing, and what you need or want related to information sharing with electronic resource librarian colleagues.

Executive Committee

President – Patricia Van Zandt, East Tennessee State University (Jan 18-Dec 19)
Vice President/President – Stuart Gaetjens, Tennessee Tech University (Jan 18-Dec 21)
Past-President – Leah Allison, St. George’s Independent School, Collierville (Jan 18-Dec 19)
Secretary – Heidi Busch, University of Tennessee, Martin (Jan 17-Dec 18)
Treasurer – Karen White, University of Tennessee, Martin (Jan 18-Dec 19)

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Readers rank top 10 stories of 2017

Readers rank top 10 stories of 2017 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
This year felt like a year to make things happen.
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Knoxville Public Library set to Move in February | KNIA / KRLS | The One to Count on

Knoxville Public Library set to Move in February | KNIA / KRLS | The One to Count on | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
KNIA / KRLS Radio for Knoxville, Pella and all of Marion county. The one to count on.
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Town of Jonesborough - Junior Book Group

Town of Jonesborough - Junior Book Group | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Junior Book Group @ The Washington County Public Libraries

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Blount County Master Gardeners publish book sequel

Blount County Master Gardeners publish book sequel | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Blount County Master Gardeners Association has announced its publication of "Right Now! Attracting Pollinators to East Tennessee Gardens." The sequel to the popular "Right Here! Plants That Thrive in
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