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Club Connection: Quilting guild shares 'comfort' with others

Club Connection: Quilting guild shares 'comfort' with others | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

If you like bee blocks, fat quarter swaps and the like, you'll thoroughly love the Knoxville branch of the Modern Quilting Guild.

 

When we do the sew-ins, everybody brings their sewing machine to someone's home or a library branch, and we sew all day," said Meadows. "At the last sew-in we made one of the quilts for The Restoration House."

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2017 Gale/LJ Library of the Year: Nashville Public Library, TN

2017 Gale/LJ Library of the Year: Nashville Public Library, TN | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
In the scope of its programs, services, and collections; the incredible reach of its efforts in cooperation with other public agencies, departments, and local businesses; and its work to identify and fulfill needs of both the mainstream and marginalized people of Nashville and Davidson County, the Nashville Public Library (NPL), the Gale/LJ 2017 Library of the Year, is a model for the nation and the world.
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Public invited to glimpse into Christmas past - The Knoxville Focus

Public invited to glimpse into Christmas past - The Knoxville Focus | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
TAMIS and Knoxville History Project partner for “Knoxville’s Christmas History in Print, Photo, and Film”
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Writers in the Library Presents Kaveh Akbar, Nov. 13 - News & Events - Libraries: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Writers in the Library Presents Kaveh Akbar, Nov. 13 - News & Events - Libraries: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
We look forward to seeing you at the “Rocky Top” Exhibit Opening at Hodges Library this Friday evening. Parking will be available in Staff Lot 12 in front
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Art Circle Library Board sets review committee

Art Circle Library Board sets review committee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Art Circle Public Library board of directors appointed a five-member committee Thursday to begin the selection process for the next library director.
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Trick or Treat Halloween Party @ Nashville Public Library, Nashville [29 October]

Trick or Treat Halloween Party @ Nashville Public Library, Nashville [29 October] | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Come join us for some spooky Halloween fun! We’ll read a Halloween tale, play games, have some treats — but watch out for the tricks! Wear your Halloween costume to join in the fun. For children of all ages.
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The CCC Boys Of Tennessee: A Musical Tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps - Town of Collierville Library

The CCC Boys Of Tennessee: A Musical Tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps - Town of Collierville Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Crafts, games, and More

Crafts, games, and More | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Crafts, games, and More on Nov 8, 2017 in Strawberry Plains, TN at Parrott-Wood Memorial Library. Join us for crafts, games and more.  Everyone i
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Let's fix the things we can: Lessons from Memphis and Nashville

Let's fix the things we can: Lessons from Memphis and Nashville | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The collaborators, in addition to the mayor’s office and Schools Director Shawn Joseph, include Public Libraries Director Kent Oliver, the Nashville Public Education Foundation, front-line educators, and heads of principal family foundations that support public schools with private dollars.
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Have You Checked Out Hodges Library Lately?

Have You Checked Out Hodges Library Lately? | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Over the past 30 years many changes have occurred inside its walls, but Hodges Library has always been the heart of campus.
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Folklife Traditions: Tennessee Arts Commission

Folklife Traditions: Tennessee Arts Commission | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - Workshop.TSLA@tn.gov presents Folklife Traditions: Tennessee Arts Commission - Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN. Find event and ticket information.
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Campus to Celebrate John C. Hodges Library’s 30th Anniversary

Campus to Celebrate John C. Hodges Library’s 30th Anniversary | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
UT celebrates a notable milestone this year: the 30th anniversary of the John C. Hodges Library.
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Limestone Ledger for 10/4/17

Limestone Ledger for 10/4/17 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Friends of the Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10:15 a.m. until 2:15 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at the library
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Fire puts Bradley County Courthouse out of action until early 2018

Fire puts Bradley County Courthouse out of action until early 2018 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Bradley County Commission, which meets the first four Mondays of each month, scheduled its first post-fire meeting at the Bradley Central High School library Monday night."

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Cooper: Telling the Chattanooga stories

Cooper: Telling the Chattanooga stories | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
If you could mine the brains of Chattanooga area residents about significant people, events and changes in the Scenic City over the past century or so, what would you want to know?
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What to watch, how to hear and who to see this week

What to watch, how to hear and who to see this week | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Thanksgiving week is upon us! Besides the turkey and mashed potatoes, how about a side dish of entertainment to reward the whole family for a year worth being thankful for?
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Tennessee Press Association announces forum with announced gubernatorial candidates

Tennessee Press Association announces forum with announced gubernatorial candidates | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
In hopes of educating voters in a critical 2018 election year, the Tennessee Press Association will host a forum with the announced gubernatorial candidates from 9:30-11:15 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 1,
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Speakers At Signal Mountain Council Meeting Oppose Town Setting Up Own School District

Speakers At Signal Mountain Council Meeting Oppose Town Setting Up Own School District | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
State law has changed the way libraries owned by municipalities are run and Signal Mountain passed an ordinance in order to be compliant. The library board that up until now has been an advisory board will become an operational board
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Collierville's Soil Soldiers: The New Deal in Collierville - Town of Collierville Library

Collierville's Soil Soldiers: The New Deal in Collierville - Town of Collierville Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Dramatic Arts at the Library

Dramatic Arts at the Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Dramatic Arts at the Library, King Family Library, 408 High Street, Sevierville, United States. Tue Oct 17 2017 at 04:00 pm, So excited to announce Dramatic Arts at the Library! Beginning October 17 at the Sevierville King Family location we will meet for 8 Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:30 PM and close with a
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Gulf War veteran turned author writes about war, gender and sexuality in the South

Gulf War veteran turned author writes about war, gender and sexuality in the South | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Nashville author Odie Lindsey's grim and rending short stories, We Come to Our Senses, explore the experiences of the marginalized characters of war.
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Adult Literacy Tutor

Adult Literacy Tutor | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Adult Literacy Tutor on Oct 7, 2017 in Kingsport, TN at postal code 37660, United States. Sponsored by: Literacy Council of Kingsport Minimum age: 2
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Commissioners seek outside help on City Hall question

Commissioners seek outside help on City Hall question | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
ETOWAH - During Thursday's called meeting that was at times heated and passionate, the Etowah City Commission rescinded a motion made last week to install a modular building that would
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The Nashville Writers Meetup

The Nashville Writers Meetup | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Come meet other writers, discuss craft, and get feedback on your work. If you bring something for critique, show up early and ask library staff to make cop
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City National Accepting Applications For Literacy Grants Totaling Up to $80,000

City National Accepting Applications For Literacy Grants Totaling Up to $80,000 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Literacy Grant Program Has Awarded Over $1.4 Million and Now Includes Six States
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$100,000 grant to help expand Johnson County Library

$100,000 grant to help expand Johnson County Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
51 percent of Johnson County, Tennessee's population has a library card. That type of demand has created a need for more space- and state officials have delivered with a $100,000.
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Motlow to host Oskar and Emilie Schindler exhibit on each campus in October

Motlow to host Oskar and Emilie Schindler exhibit on each campus in October | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
"Motlow State is hosting an exhibit on the lives of Oskar and Emilie Schindler that will travel to each of its campuses during the month of October. The Schindlers put their own lives at risk to save more than 1,000 Jews from the brutality of Nazi concentration camps during World War II. Their story was made famous by Steven Spielberg’s black-and-white film “Schindler’s List”..."
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