Rita Shacklett to be Honored by Town of Smyrna

The Town of Smyrna will honor former Rutherford County Library System Director Rita Shacklett with a Proclamation in recognition of her 48 years of outstanding service to our communities.

The public is cordially invited to join in honoring her Tuesday, March 12th at 5 pm. The proclamation will be held in the Town Hall of Smyrna located at 315 S Lowry St. Smyrna, TN.

A Murfreesboro native, Rita Shacklett attended story times at Linebaugh Library as a child. She has been with the system since starting as a library clerk after receiving her MLS degree from Georgia Peabody College for Teachers, later moving on to cataloger, assistant director, and director.