Membership is open to all persons affiliated with or interested in East Tennessee libraries.

A variety of programs are held during the school year, including the annual Rothrock lecture.

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Please join us for our next event:

44th Annual Mary Utopia Rothrock Lecture and Dinner

“Librarians and Genealogists: A Match Made in Purgatory”
A Lecture by Chuck Sherrill, State Librarian & Archivist
5:30 pm, Thursday, October 30, 2014
Meet and Greet 5:30 pm, Dinner 6 pm
King Family Library in Sevierville, TN

A reflection on 40 years of experience as a genealogist and as a librarian, discussing both
the changes that have occurred in the genealogy field and the challenges that lie ahead
for libraries with research collections.

The lecture is being held in conjunction with Sevier County Public Library’s Genealogy Conference. For more information about the Genealogy Conference, please contact Tim Fisher at

The cost of the dinner and lecture is $20 (students and conference attendees $10).

Click here for flyer and registration details. Please RSVP by October 19, 2014 with your check made out to ETLA to Meg Harrison, c/o Clinton Public Library, 118 S. Hicks St., Clinton, TN 37716.