Escaping COVID-19 Through Books

by Brandi Hartsell If you're anything like me, you are currently experiencing a rollercoaster of emotions. Schools across the state have been cancelled for the rest of the year. Some of us are delivering regular distance learning activities, some of us are sitting at home wishing we could contribute in some way, some of us... Continue Reading →

Your Guide to SE-YA Book Fest 2020!

Written by Lindsey Kimery It’s year 5 of the Southeastern Young Adult Book Festival, and this year is bigger and better than ever! With 47 authors of middle grade and young adult literature and three days of jam-packed fun, the campus of MTSU will be the epicenter of book love on March 12-14! If you’re... Continue Reading →

Bringing Harry Potter to Your Library

Written by Julie Caudle Like many of you, I have a lot of huge Harry Potter fans at my school. I have wanted to do something in the library for those fans, especially since the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone occurred last fall.  In January, as I was... Continue Reading →

SEYA Promo

SEE YOU @ SE-YA! Written by Lindsey Kimery What happens when two Tennessee librarians travel to a book festival in another state? They start brainstorming and dreaming on the ride home about starting a teen book festival in Tennessee! The Southeastern Young Adult Book Festival (SE-YA) is in its fourth year and will be held... Continue Reading →

TASL Book Reviews – We’re Back!

Written by: Ginger Kirchmyer; reviews written by: Suzanne Costner, Jenifer Grady, and Missy Locke. We are back with more great reviews, and we'd love to get your feedback. Do you like this resource? Is it helpful? Can we change it to make it more user-friendly? What features are you using?  Right now it's pretty-much in... Continue Reading →

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