TEC celebrates International Observe the Moon Night

October 18, 2018

Join us at the TEC on Thursday October 18th and Observe the Moon!  

We plan on celebrating International Observe the Moon Night  - a NASA annual event - at RCLS’ newest branch, the Technology Engagement Center (TEC).  There will be lunar vi...

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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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Changes happening at Linebaugh

September 12, 2018

Linebaugh Branch Librarian Carol Ghattas is always looking for ways to improve services and space usage for the community, and two recent events have enabled her to work on these goals. In May of 2018, the offices of the Rutherford County Library ...

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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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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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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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Latest Update on TEC

February 28, 2018

From WGNS Radio News Feb. 28, 2018

Rutherford County Library System Director Rita Shacklett told the Murfreesboro Rotary Club on Tuesday (2/27/2018) that the new Technology Engagement Center (TEC) at 306 Minerva Drive would have a soft opening in...

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