Helping Library Patrons During Tough Economic Times

Communities throughout Tennessee are being hit by the decling economy and are turning to their local library for support and guidance.  Below are some links that can help patrons understand current economic initiatives and give them tips on how to tighten their pursestrings.

Economic Information for Users

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
Tennessee Recovery information site for ARRA


Resources for Families - National
Consumer Information from the Federal Government - Consumer portal for government information and documents - Consumer guides listing - Resources articles about families and the financial crisis
Getting Through Tough Financial Times - University of Illinois Extension

Resources for Families - Tennessee
Tennessee Department of Human Services - Adult and Family Services
Tennessee Department of Human Services - "How Do I...?"
Tennessee Department of Health - For those in need of health care
Legal aid assistance - Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services
Urban and Rural public transportation - Tennessee

Resources for Seniors
Retirement jobs - search engine at
Financial tools from
Tennessee SeniorCorps
Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability - Resource Listing
- 2009 Older Adults Resource Guide

Frugal Living - Articles about Frugal Living
Top 50 Frugality Bloggers
Frugal Village

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