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West Tennessee's Civil War role to be explored in presentation

West Tennessee's Civil War role to be explored in presentation | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"University of Tennessee Martin history professor David Coffey will explore Civil War activities in West Tennessee and their effect upon the ultimate Union victory during a presentation next week...."

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"...The lecture, which is sponsored by the J. Houston Gordon Museum, will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Paul Meek Library, according to a news release from the university...."

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Library Education is Pro Bono Service Project of the Year | Tennessee Bar Association

Library Education is Pro Bono Service Project of the Year | Tennessee Bar Association | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"TBA YLD President David McDowell has announced that during his year in office, the YLD will focus its service activities on one specific project: training librarians across the state how to use free resources to help members of the public in need of legal information and advice..."

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State Library and Archives hosts Andrew Jackson workshop

State Library and Archives hosts Andrew Jackson workshop | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... The workshop will be held October 26 from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the State Library and Archives building.."

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Shelbyville Times-Gazette: Friends of Argie Cooper Public Library luncheon (photos)

Shelbyville Times-Gazette: Friends of Argie Cooper Public Library luncheon (photos) | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Parenting is about relationship, says library luncheon speaker

Parenting is about relationship, says library luncheon speaker | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
David Thomas, a Shelbyville native who has co-written six books on parenting, stressed the importance of relationships Tuesday as the guest speaker for Argie Cooper Public Library's annual Tennessee Box Luncheon.
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Constitution Week observed in Sumner libraries, archives

Constitution Week observed in Sumner libraries, archives | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Constitution Week was celebrated all across America, as well as in Sumner County, during the week of Sept. 17-23. In Sumner County, citizens were reminded of the importance of the U.S.
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TN Supreme Court upholds voter ID law

TN Supreme Court upholds voter ID law | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Chief Justice Gary R. Wade wrote that, although instances of people impersonating voters at the polls have not been documented in Tennessee.
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Wharton Says TN Supreme Court Decision Disenfranchises Voters

Wharton Says TN Supreme Court Decision Disenfranchises Voters | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The TN Supreme Court ruled against the City of Memphis in its appeal
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Young Lawyers Hold Training On Legal Resources Available For Librarians And Court Clerks To Use In Serving The Public

Young Lawyers Hold Training On Legal Resources Available For Librarians And Court Clerks To Use In Serving The Public | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... Chattanooga lawyer David McDowell, president of the Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, has announced that the TBA YLD will focus its service activities this year on one specific project: training librarians and clerks across the state how to use free resources to help members of the public in need of legal information and advice..."

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Tennessee Supreme Court shoots down voter ID challenge

Tennessee Supreme Court shoots down voter ID challenge | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
MEMPHIS — The Tennessee Supreme Court has declined to overturn the state's voter identification law after it was challenged by the city of Memphis and two voters.
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Tennessee Supreme Court Upholds Voter ID Act - 10/17/2013 - Chattanoogan.com

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"...On April 23, the General Assembly amended the Voter Identification Act so that cards issued by municipal libraries were specifically excluded as valid identification. Because of the April 2013 amendments, the Supreme Court first ruled that all issues pertaining to the validity of the Memphis Public Library cards were moot..."

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CMCSS receives documentary detailing State Capitol's history

CMCSS receives documentary detailing State Capitol's history | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...  The General Assembly requested that the Secretary of State’s Office produce the documentary. It premiered in an event at the Nashville Public Library earlier this year, according to a news release..."

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Tenn-Share | Justin The Librarian

Tenn-Share | Justin The Librarian | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Breaking Down the Wall: Teaching Teens About Technology at the Chattanooga Public Library (With James McNutt of Engage3D)"

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Ruling alters TN guidelines for Affordable Care Act

Ruling alters TN guidelines for Affordable Care Act | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Churches, unions and social service organizations can now set up computer stations to help the uninsured sign up for coverage under the Affordable
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Construction begins on White House library parking lot

Construction begins on White House library parking lot | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Work is beginning on the White House Library parking lot at City Hall.
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Local News | The Daily Times - Blount County Public Library director who directed state-of-the-art facility to retire

Local News | The Daily Times - Blount County Public Library director who directed state-of-the-art facility to retire | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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Brentwood library used book sale this week

Brentwood library used book sale this week | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Friends of the Brentwood Library are launching another used book sale to help fund library programs and equipment.
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City National Bank Now Accepting Applications for Literacy Grants Totaling Up to $100,000 - WSJ.com

City National Bank Now Accepting Applications for Literacy Grants Totaling Up to $100,000 - WSJ.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... Any full-time teacher, librarian or administrator at schools in counties where City National has offices is eligible to apply. California counties include Alameda, Contra Costa, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Ventura. The counties in Nevada include Carson City, Clark, Douglas and Washoe, while the New York City area includes New York County. Educators in Atlanta, Georgia, and Nashville, Tennessee are also eligible to apply..."

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‘Star Wars’, ‘Hunger Games’ activities come to library | Elk Valley Times

‘Star Wars’, ‘Hunger Games’ activities come to library | Elk Valley Times | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Serving Middle TN and the Fayetteville area Fayetteville, Breaking News, Newspaper, Lincoln County, Park City, Flintville, Petersburg, Redstone, Huntsville, Hazel Green, Goodman, Frito-Lay, Stonebridge, Elk River, Distillery, Motlow, Fair in Tennessee,TN...
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West Tennessee's Civil War role to be explored in presentation

West Tennessee's Civil War role to be explored in presentation | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
University of Tennessee Martin history professor David Coffey will explore Civil War activities in West Tennessee and their effect upon the ultimate Union victory during a presentation next week.
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State's high court shoots down voter ID challenge

State's high court shoots down voter ID challenge | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Lawmakers then amended the Voter Identification Act in April so that municipal library cards were excluded as valid voter ID.
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Santa Claus visited Tellico Village Library on October 18

Santa Claus visited Tellico Village Library on October 18 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Santa Claus is coming to Tellico Village Library today. The author of the increasingly popular series, the Santa Claus Trilogy, will be making a local appearance at the Author's Fair at the Tellico Village Library on Friday, October 18th..."

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LibraryReads November list | The Book Case

LibraryReads November list | The Book Case | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

The votes of librarians from across the country have been counted, and the books that garnered the most nods have been compiled into the official LibraryReads November list. At the top is Diane Setterfield’s Bellman & Black, which our reviewer describes as “a slow-burning, creepily realistic tale, woven together with practical but often magically transformative prose.” (Read our full review of the book and our Meet the Author interview with Setterfield.)

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Library & Archives News: The Tennessee State Library and Archives Blog: State Library and Archives to Host Workshop on Andrew Jackson

Library & Archives News: The Tennessee State Library and Archives Blog: State Library and Archives to Host Workshop on Andrew Jackson | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
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"...the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) is hosting the latest in its series of workshops, titled "Andrew Jackson: Frontiersman or Elite Southerner?" The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will be held October 26 from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the State Library and Archives building, 403 Seventh Avenue North in downtown Nashville..."

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VSBA - Volunteer State Book Award Winners 2012-2013 and the nominees for 2013-2014

VSBA - Volunteer State Book Award Winners 2012-2013 and the nominees for 2013-2014 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Volunteer State Book Award committee is proud to announce the results of the ballots submitted for the 2012-2013 year. "

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Time to get reading!

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