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Bill won't allow student IDs for Tenn. voting

Bill won't allow student IDs for Tenn. voting | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The senator who sponsored a measure to let people show student IDs to cast ballots realized it didn't have enough votes to pass, so he instead...
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Tennessee lawmakers nix Memphis library cards, student IDs for voting purposes

Tennessee lawmakers nix Memphis library cards, student IDs for voting purposes | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Bill outlawing Memphis library photo IDs for voting en route to governor
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Writers in the Library: Author Adam Prince to Read from His Work on April 8 | Tennessee Today

Writers in the Library: Author Adam Prince to Read from His Work on April 8 | Tennessee Today | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Short-story author Adam Prince will read from his work on April 8 as part of the Writers in the Library series. The reading begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Hodges Library Auditorium. It is free and open to the public.
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Librarian Scholarship: Not a Myth (The Sequel) | Lupton Library Lines

Librarian Scholarship: Not a Myth (The Sequel) | Lupton Library Lines | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Lupton Librarians at UTC are very busy.  See what they've been busy doing and there are links to some of the presentations and articles.

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Joe Rosson: Info about artists sometimes difficult to find

Joe Rosson: Info about artists sometimes difficult to find | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Q: This oil painting is signed “Lenteman” and was a wedding gift. I am not having much luck finding anything about the artist or the painting. I would appreciate any information you might have, as well as an estimated insurance value.
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"The problem here is that while English language versions are available (I believe the University of Tennessee Library has one)..."

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Shakesfest scheduled for History Center

Shakesfest scheduled for History Center | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Knox County Public Library will host the fifth annual Shakesfest on April 20, in honor of William Shakespeare’s birthday at the East Tennessee History Center on Gay Street.
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McIver's Grant Public Library holds ribbon cutting

McIver's Grant Public Library holds ribbon cutting | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Dyer County community came together on Friday morning to celebrate a dream becoming reality.
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Old Ben West library building faces demolition under Metro-state land swap

Old Ben West library building faces demolition under Metro-state land swap | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Nashville's 47-year-old former Ben West Library building would face demolition, with a surface parking lot taking its place, under a proposed land swap with the state of Tennessee.
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Pre-registration deadline April 10th for TLA Conference 2013: Libraries Out of the Box

Pre-registration deadline April 10th for TLA Conference 2013: Libraries Out of the Box | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Registration is now open!

 

The 2013 grid and session list are now available!  Find out what great learning and professional networking opportunities are happening at the 2013 conference!

 

Keep up with conference news and discussion on Twitter with the conference  hashtag #tnla13.

 

The conference hotel is now full and alternatives have been posted on the TN Libraries listserv!


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The preregistration deadline is just around the corner – April 10 to be exact! Click on over to http://www.tnla.org/and get yourself signed up for the conference!

For those staying in alternate hotels, ask your hotel front desk staff to direct you to a free downtown shuttle stop. All shuttles stop at the Chattanooga Public Library, the site of the AWESOME All-Conference reception.

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CCHGA meeting set for April 11

CCHGA meeting set for April 11 | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Cheatham County Historical and Genealogical Association's first program meeting of the year will be held on April 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cheatham County Public Library in Ashland City.
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Local Lions Give Community Bucks to Library

Local Lions Give Community Bucks to Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Tri County Lions Club of Seymour recently made several contributions to causes that have a sense of local service Seymour organizations that received funds from the local Lions Club were Seymou...
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WGNS, Murfreesboro Radio

WGNS, Murfreesboro Radio | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Starting this Friday afternoon, MTSU is sponsoring a series of workshops at the Smyrna Library from 1:30 to 4:00 o'clock every Friday through May 10th.
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Civil War Photo Contest Exhibit Now On Display At Public Library

Civil War Photo Contest Exhibit Now On Display At Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A winning photograph of cannon at Fort Donelson by Clarksville Middle-school student Miles Wilbur is among photographs currently on display at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library as it hosts the photo exhibit 'Living Legacies: Capturing...
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Williamson County Public Library- Free Events for All

Williamson County Public Library- Free Events for All | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
FOR ADULTS Events at the Main library are free and open to the public. Jazz Concert:  2 p.m. Saturday, April 6.  Jazz vocalist Kandace Peppers of Franklin has performed as a singer all across the S...
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Mid-Tennessee Region Mobile Technology Presentation

Change is another word for opportunity libraries, technology, and the next decade Mid-TN Regional Workshop March 28, 2013
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Putnam radio pioneer to be in Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame

Putnam radio pioneer to be in Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The late Luke Medley a man who played a major role in the growth and progress of this county..."

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"“His advocacy and influence is partly responsible for some of the defining characteristics of Putnam County, including the hospital, the library, the municipal buildings, and the fairgrounds.”

Read more: Herald Citizen - Putnam radio pioneer to be in Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame

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Reece Museum set to reopen in April

Reece Museum set to reopen in April | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The building, which housed ETSU’s library in the 1920s..."

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Book exchanges catching on - Clarksville's Little Free Library is among first in Tennessee

Book exchanges catching on - Clarksville's Little Free Library is among first in Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
Some ideas take a while to germinate and grow. The 'Little Free Library' is just such an idea that is becoming a movement across America. It is also happening in other nations, but its roots are in America.
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Williamson County Archives gets new name, director

Williamson County Archives gets new name, director | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
A local librarian will take over the role as county archivist in the recently renamed Louise G. Lynch Archives and Museum.
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TEL adds online language learning program
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TEL adds online language learning program<br/> | Nooga.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Tennessee Electronic Library is now offering Powerspeak Languages, an interactive online experience that allows Tennesseans to learn a new language on their own schedules at no cost."

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E.G. Fisher library Spring computer classes | dailypostathenian.com

E.G. Fisher library Spring computer classes | dailypostathenian.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

MS Office Suite classes starting soon. Must subscribe to paper for full article. Call EGFL for schedule.

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New Three Projects Librarians Should be Helping – Stephen's Lighthouse

New Three Projects Librarians Should be Helping – Stephen's Lighthouse | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Includes Jason Griffey's LibraryBox.  He is a librarian from UT.

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Dyersburg State Gazette: McIver's Grant Public Library Ribbon Cutting

Dyersburg State Gazette: McIver's Grant Public Library Ribbon Cutting | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Slideshow of photos from the event.

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Cumberland County a community of artists

Cumberland County a community of artists | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...The Art Circle Public Library features art throughout the building and regularly changing art displays..."

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