Library Board

Overview

RCLS is a governmental non-profit agency [509(a)(3), Type I] funded by Rutherford County and the Cities of Eagleville, Murfreesboro and Smyrna. All employees are governed by The Board of Directors of Rutherford County Library System and are not part of any city or county government.

The Board of Directors of Rutherford County Library System consists of eleven (11) members, four (4) of whom are appointed by the City Council of Murfreesboro, and four (4) of whom are appointed by the County Commission of Rutherford County, two (2) of who are appointed by the Smyrna Town Council, and one (1) appointed by the Eagleville City Council. The members shall serve without salary for a three (3) year term and no more two (2) successive terms. 

Meetings

The Board of Directors typically meets on the third Monday of each month at 5 p.m. with some exceptional months: January, May and November. Meetings are generally held in the Linebaugh (Main Branch) Conference Room on the 2nd Floor and also at other branches of the Rutherford County Library System. Please check our calendar to find the current month’s meeting site.

2024 Meeting Dates/Locations

Here are the meeting dates and current locations:

  • Monday, February 5, 2024:  Murfreesboro City Hall, Council Chambers
  • Monday, March 18, 2024:  Rutherford County Courthouse, Courtroom
  • Monday, April 15, 2024:  Rutherford County Courthouse, Courtroom
  • Monday June 3, 2024:  Murfreesboro City Hall, Council Chambers
  • Monday, July 15, 2024:  Rutherford County Courthouse, Courtroom
  • Monday, August 26, 2024:  Murfreesboro City Hall, Council Chambers
  • Monday, September 16, 2024:  Rutherford County Courthouse, Courtroom
  • Monday, October 21, 2024:  Rutherford County Courthouse, Courtroom

RCLS Board of Directors

2023 has been an eventful year for our system. For the sake of transparency, we would like to offer this fact sheet for public viewing.

RCLS Board Meeting Agenda

Please click HERE for the agenda of the upcoming meeting of the Rutherford County Library System Board.

Please click HERE for archived RCLS Agenda

RCLS Board Meeting Minutes

Please click HERE for the minutes of the most recent meeting of the Rutherford County Library System Board of Directors.

Click HERE for archived copies of past meetings.

RCLS Board Meeting Recording

The audio from the February 5, 2024 Library Board Meeting:

Click HERE for archived audio of past board meetings.

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