Category: NPL in the News

Nashville libraries put popular bestsellers in easier-to-find spots ... The Tennessean

By , March 13, 2014 4:50 pm

If there’s a common complaint about the Nashville Public Library, it’s that bestsellers can be hard to come by when demand skyrockets. Although the situation actually isn’t unique to Nashville, a new approach here could make for a novel solution. The …and more Read Full Story

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Library helps keep resolutions on track ...The Tennessean

By , March 13, 2014 4:49 pm

But when Andrea Fanta, the new public information person for the Nashville Public Library, made a pitch for tapping into some free library programs for help and support, I listened. “If you pledged to get wealthier,” she told me, “get free, one-on-one … Read Full Story

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Peter Cooper On Music: Ernest Tubb found voice thanks to surgery ... The Tennessean (blog)

By , March 13, 2014 4:48 pm

Stubbs, ace guitarist Leon Rhodes (a member of Tubb’s Texas Troubadours band from 1960-66) and Ernest Tubb Record Shops CEO David McCormick for “A Celebration of Ernest Tubb” at 2:30 p.m. today at the Nashville Public Library’s main branch. Read Full Story

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Nashville librarian wins national award ...The Tennessean

By , March 13, 2014 4:47 pm

Liz Atack, with the Nashville Public Library, was named the Toyota Teacher of the Year by the National Center for Families Learning, a nonprofit that supports programs to get adults and children to learn together, including efforts related to literacy … Read Full Story

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Library's Food for Fines collect tons (literally) of food for Second Harvest ...The Tennessean (blog)

By , March 13, 2014 4:45 pm

GOOD NEWS: Just got the news that the Nashville Public Library’s winter promotion, “Food for Fines,” helped net 40,685 pounds of donated food items in January. Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee will use this bounty to provide nearly 34,000 … Read Full Story

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Karen Joy Fowler's new novel puts an unusual spin on family dysfunction ... Nashville Scene

By , March 13, 2014 4:43 pm

The “Nashville Reads” Kickoff event, “Drop Everything and Read,” will be held at 2 p.m. March 3 at the Nashville Public Library. Guest readers include Mayor Karl Dean, novelist Ann Patchett and songwriter Janis Ian, among others. Refreshments will be … Read Full Story

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How does the library know what books to buy? ... The Tennessean

By , March 13, 2014 4:43 pm

I recently read that the Nashville Public Library is making its budget request to the city for more funding and wondered: How do library staffers choose what to buy, and how do they gauge interest when titles become bestsellers? When people begin to …and more Read Full Story

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