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SAVE THE DATE: Sunday, September 16th, 5-7 pm

A September Porch Party at the Eakin's Spring Hill Farm
201 Old Nashville Dirt Road
Shelbyville, Tennessee
More information to come.


Friends of the Library Annual Luncheon

Date: October 16, 2012

Time: 12 Noon

Place: Blue Ribbon Circle

Featuring: Jane Sevier

Ticket information coming soon.

Jane Sevier is the daughter of Dr. Sue Johnson and the late Alsey Johnson of Shelbyville.  The author of award-winning novels and screen-plays, Jane began her career as a feature writer.  She covered fields as varied as artificial intelligence and the arts and traveled on assignment to exotic locales as diverse as Ecuador, Sri Lanka, and Texarkana, Texas.  Several of her feature stories garnered national and regional awards.

Jane loves travel and has lived in Dallas; Paris; Washington, D.C.; Austin; and Nashville.  An 8th-generation Tennessean, she will always be a true child of the South, no matter where she hangs her hat. 

For more information on Jane & her work visit www.janesevier.com

August/September 2012 Argie Cooper Public Library Newsletter

  • EBSCO’s Points of View Reference Center includes full-text articles, images, videos, primary source documents that explore multiple sides of a current issue. 

  • Gale’s databases link to hundreds of millions of articles in Gale Virtual Reference Library, Academic OneFile, Kids InfoBits, Literature Resource Center, Health and Wellness Resource Center, and many more.

  • LearningExpress Library offers practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help you succeed on academic or licensing tests.

  • NewsBank’s  Tennessee Newspaper Collection provides full-text coverage of The Chattanooga Times-Free Press, The Commercial Appeal, Knoxville News-Sentinel, and The Tennessean.

  • ProQuest's HeritageQuest Online contains over 40,000 digitized genealogy and family history resources, federal census records, Revolutionary War pension application files and more. 

  • America’s Genealogy Bank Easily search and browse millions of genealogies, obituaries, marriage and birth announcements and more from 1652 to the present. Includes historical newspapers, books and documents,
    along with modern obituaries and the Social Security Death Index.


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