TEC Hosts Business After Hours

July 3, 2019

The Technology Engagement Center (TEC) was the site in June for the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event. Kathleen Tyree and staff were pleased to be able to show off the features of the newest branch in the Rut...

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​​​​​​​Marilyn Morrison receives Friend of the Year Award

May 2, 2019

Friends of Linebaugh Library (FOLL) member, Marilyn Morrison, has been awarded the Friend of the Year award at the recent Tennessee Library Association Conference in Chattanooga. The award is presented each year by the Friends of Tennessee Librari...

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Forty Tennessee Librarians Receive NASA @ My Library Training at Smyrna Public Library

April 2, 2019

The National Center for Interactive Learning (NCIL) at the Space Science Institute (SSI) invited the nation’s State Library Agencies  to request to host the NASA @ My Library workshop to train and support public librarians in their state to “...

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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 Newspapers.com (part of the Ancestry.com 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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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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