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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Winter Reading Challenge

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Join the Winter Reading Challenge at: https://bit.ly/WinterReading202122

This year library patrons can join online or via a paper form by visiting their local Branch. There are several fun activities to get local families thru the holiday season.  ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Candy Cane Scavenger Hunt

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Come search the Children’s Department for hidden candy canes and holiday words. 

The locations and words will change weekly. Have fun visiting the Main Library each week over the holiday.    Find them all and get a trea...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Local Author Event on December 5

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Local author Keeda Haynes will be at the library for a book signing event on Sunday, December 5 at 3p. Her debut work Bending the Arc, released in November, will be available for purchase. Ms. Haynes will read an excerpt from her book, have a conversation...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Local Author Professor Thadamouse's First Franklin Christmas Tree Book Reading and Book Signing

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Join local author Professor Thadamouse for a special reading of his book The First Franklin Christmas Tree Book at the Main Library on Sunday, December 12 @ 2pm! Recommended for elementary age families. Author will be available for a limited time...

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

Polar Express Storytime

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Polar Express Storytime at the Main Library, Saturday, December 18, 10:00 am or 11:15 am.

Kids ages 4 and up are invited to join us for a reading of the beloved story The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg, enjoy a snack, and receive the first gift of Chr...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

All About the Libby App

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The OverDrive app is retiring in February 2022. Everyone will be downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks on their smartphones or tablets using the Libby app. 

Bring your device and your library card with you for a hands-on demonstration of the setup an...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Join the Holiday Exercise Challenge

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Need motivation to stay healthy and moving during the cold months? We're partnering with UT Extension and Williamson County Parks and Recreation to bring you an exercise challenge!

Register at https://tiny.utk.edu/holidaychallenge to choose your goal. You ...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Small Business Resource Program Series

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Get your business across the digital divide by attending our program series led by expert Google trainer, Dave Delaney!  Did you know that 80% of small businesses in the United States are not fully utilizing the power of digital tools AND that th...

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