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Summer Reading Programs Needs Volunteers

The Public Library at Tellico Village is directing two Summer Reading Programs.

Volunteers are needed for the following dates June 13 & 16, June 27 & 30, and July 7 & 11.  The Saturday programs are at the library 9:30-10:30 and the Tuesday programs are 1-2pm at the Lenoir City Boys and Girls Club. The Boys and Girls Club Programs will be for 4-7 year olds.

Email Billie Whitney bwhitney6002@charter.net

Tax Forms

Many 2014 Federal Tax Forms are available at the library. We now have a notebook with all federal forms that can be copied without charge.

Tennessee tax forms have arrived.

The government will no longer provide printed instruction forms for 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ.  These can be downloaded from www.irs.gov and printed off if desired.

Educational DVDs-Free

Our library has many educational DVDs that are available to check out for one week.  These DVDs are free, but fines accrue if they are not returned on time.

The Jane L. Pettway grant has enabled us to purchase DVDs that span many interest areas such as Health, Great Courses, Science, History,  Biographies, and Religion.

The Heartland Series is also available for free checkout.

Book Sale Update

Book Sale Dates April 17 and 18     Friends Preview April 16

Sign up sheets are available at the library to volunteer to set up and work the book sale. Make sure your Friends dues are paid for  2015.

Volunteers still needed :  to sort, mark, and pallet boxed books.

 Where:  library annex   When: beginning Feb 6 at 10 am continue 10 weeks

book sale Contact Terri Seavey terri.seavey@gmail.com for more information.

Book donations accepted at library, Chota Rec Center and Tanasi Club House.

 Receipts for tax deductions available from library only.

Meet the Author

Diana Amann CruzFriday March 6   10-noon  Library lobby

Diana Amann Cruz is the author of Day in the Life of a Lady Salesman. This humorous tale chronicles Diana's sales career in the 70's, 80's, and 90's in Southern Appalachia.

 Diana grew up in the Knoxville area with the Smoky Mountains as her playground.  Diana enjoys writing, hiking, Tai Chi and her grandchildren.

She may be contacted at dianacruze41@gmail.com

Her website is http://www.authorsguildoftn.org/diana-cruze/

New Guidelines for Ruff Reading

Charley and Wilbur are wonderful dogs with very friendly personalities who enjoy havingREading with Charley children read to them.  They also love to be petted and hugged.

Children that would like practice reading are invited to the library on the first and third Saturdays from 10:00-11:00. Reservations are required.  Contact Mary Ann by phone  865-207-2626 or email blank.maryann@gmail.com.  Let MaryAnn know by the Thursday before the Saturday session.

Our partner is HABIT (Human Animal Bond in TN) from University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine. A grant from The Jane L. Pettway Foundation has provided funding for this program.

iPad Class Schedule

Karen's iPad Classes 

Monday March 23  and Friday March 27

9:30-11:30   Library Conference Room

Classes fill quickly.  Sign up now.

Bring your iPad.  All classes are held in library conference room.  Preregistration is necessary.  Non refundable fee of $10 due at registration.

Free Educational Lectures

A Republic of Virtue

Tuesday March 17 9:30-10:30 Library Conference Room

Lecturer David FlanaganDavid Flanagan

What did our ancestors mean by "liberty", and "the pursuit of happiness"?

This lecture will examine the key principles of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States and how they were a product of enlightenment.

Suggested reading: A Leap in the Dark by John Ferling, Revolutionaries by Jack Rakove and A Brilliant Solution by Carol Berkin. These books are available for check out at the library.

This lecture is free. Preregistration is necessary. Seating limited.

Sign up at library or call 865-458-5199.

Home Delivery Available

Loudon County residents that are temporarily or permanently disabled may request free delivery of books.  A library volunteer will do a short interview to determine the type of books you prefer and your favorite authors. The books will be delivered and then picked up three weeks later.  All free of charge.  The expenses of this program are underwritten in part by the Jane L. Pettway Foundation.

For visually impaired county residents, the library will help arrange delivery for free books on CD.  The library also offers a free short term loan of listening equipment for the CDs.

This program is available on a short term basis to those recovering from surgery or on a long term basis for those that are unable to easily visit the library.

Call The Public Library at Tellico Village at 865-458-5199 to sign up or get more information. A volunteer will return your call.

Kahite Lot for Sale

 Mike and Debra Worley have generously donated a .5 acre lot in the Kahite neighborhood to the Friends of the Tellico Village Library.  This relatively flat corner lot on a quiet cul-de-sac has a mountain view and is a short distance from the first green. The selling price is $19,900 and is listed with Lakeside Real Estate Group.  Please contact Lakeside Realty if you are interested in this bargain.

Current "More Than Books" Video

Watch Sam McQueeney's "More than Books" featuring the library's long time advocate, and current property manager Doug Christman

The direct link to this interviewis  https://vimeo.com/118835865

Channel 3 features interviews and ongoing information about The Public Library at Tellico Village and so much more.

For those of you who don't have Charter Cable, be sure to check out the CH3 website, which is the internet version of the Bulletins and Videos shown on Charter Cable CH3. In addition you can view the bulletins posted at the the Yacht Club, Wellness Center and POA office screens. Ch3 is the only place you can see all these happenings in one place.  Channnel 3 is now seen on channel 193 on Charter cable.

Shop Amazon-Benefit Library

Do you normally shop Amazon.com.  If so, please consider ordering through AmazonSmile. Amazon will donate .5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Friends of the Tellico Village Library. To begin use this link http://smile.amazon.com  Read more

Love your Library with a Gift

  • DVD/CD certificates for 12 rentals for only $20.
  •  Donation to the library any amount, but consider a brick for $150, or a leaf on the giving tree ($500,$750, or $1500) in honor or in memory of a special person.

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