2018 Pen Pal Author at Linebaugh

August 15, 2018

The 2018 Pen Pal Author, Shannon Messenger, will be at Linebaugh Public Library on Wednesday, September 26, at 6:30 p.m.

The annual Pen Pal event is sponsored by Friends of Linebaugh Library. Messenger graduated from the USC School of Cinematic A...

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New Branch Librarian at Smyrna Public Library

August 2, 2018

The Rutherford County Library System (RCLS) is pleased to welcome Ginger Graves as the new Branch Librarian for Smyrna Public Library. Graves began her new position on August 1.

Graves has her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, and her ...

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Linebaugh Closing for Renovations

July 31, 2018

Linebaugh Public Library is making some changes to better serve the community. Carol Ghattas, Linebaugh Branch Librarian, explains the overall purpose of the project: “In our efforts to make the library a more welcoming space and to provide bett...

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TEC Opening to the Public with Reduced Hours

July 27, 2018

Technology Engagement Center Opening August 1, with reduced hours

Rutherford County Public Library System is pleased to announce the Technology Engagement Center (TEC), located at 306 Minerva Drive, will be open to the public beginning Wednesday,...

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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 Newspapers.com (part of the Ancestry.com company) and Gannett (the owner of the DNJ).

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Operating Hours for Smyrna Public Library to remain intact

July 17, 2018

In working with the Town of Smyrna, the Rutherford County Library System Board of Directors were able to restore the normal operating hours of the Smyrna branch of the Rutherford County Library System.

Moving forward, Smyrna Public Library will c...

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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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MGL Library Branch Supervisor Shines in New Position

June 26, 2018

It’s been a fun and busy summer at the Myrtle Glanton-Lord (MGL) Branch of the Rutherford County Library System (RCLS) that is housed in Patterson Park Community Center. MGL Branch Librarian, Brittney Reed-Saltz, who was hired in April to take o...

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Changes in Operating Hours for Smyrna Public Library

June 25, 2018

At the June 18, 2018 meeting of the Rutherford County Library System Board of Directors, the difficult decision was made to reduce the operating hours of the Smyrna branch of the Rutherford County Library System as a result of funding shortfalls.

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