Linebaugh Shows Off Changes with Open House

January 16, 2019

If it’s been a while since you’ve been to the library, things have changed! Linebaugh Public Library, the main branch of the Rutherford County Library System has been transformed since 2018, and Branch Librarian Carol Ghattas invites everyone ...

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Mindy Barrett becomes new Branch Supervisor at MGL Library

December 27, 2018

The Rutherford County Library System (RCLS) is happy to announce that Mindy Barrett will be taking up the reigns of service at the Myrtle Glanton Lord branch at Patterson Park Community Center beginning January 14, 2019.

Mindy has been with RCLS ...

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2019 FOLL Annual Author Luncheon

December 12, 2018

Rutherford County, TN—The Friends of Linebaugh Library is pleased to host author Phyllis Gobbell at the annual Author’s Luncheon on January 26 at 11:00 am at The Woman’s Club located at 221 East College Street in Murfreesboro. Books will be ...

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Friends of Smyrna Library Receive Rotary Grant

December 5, 2018

Friends of the Smyrna Library received a $3000.00 grant from the Rotary Club of Smyrna, TN. The Friends will use the award funds to purchase an AfterSchool Edge computer from AWE Learning for the Smyrna Public Library. "The AfterSchool Edge is ide...

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New Technology and Outreach Coordinator for the Rutherford County Library System

September 27, 2018

We are pleased to announce that Trey Gwinn has accepted the newly created Technology and Outreach Coordinator position with the Rutherford County Library System (RCLS). This position will not only manage system-wide computer and technology classes...

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Library visitors can explore the Daily News Journal archives online at any branch

July 19, 2018

Rutherford County Library System (RCLS) is pleased to announce in-library online access to the Daily News Journal (DNJ) archive through a new partnership with (part of the company) and Gannett (the owner of the DNJ).


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Innovative Tech and Idea Incubator Celebrates Grand Opening

July 16, 2018

SUMMARY: Rutherford County Library System opens the new Technology Engagement Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony on July 18 at 10 a.m. The new branch is a shelf-less digital public library, one of just a few in the country.

A new kind of lib...

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Discovering books just got easier with SelectReads

July 13, 2018

The best of RCLS integrated into one easy-to-use website!

Go to SelectReads to enjoy the following features:

Monthly Newsletter

  • Sign up for a monthly newsletter that recommends books in our collection based on your interests!

My SelectRea...

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RLCS Director receives award

April 6, 2018

Rita Shacklett, Director of the Rutherford County Library System, has been awarded the TLA Honor Award at the recent Tennessee Library Association convention in Memphis, Tennessee.

The Honor Award recognizes any person or group who has made a sig...

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