October Newsletter

October Newsletter

September 28, 2022

Check out this month's RCLS Newsletter!

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Local Author Fair at Smyrna

Local Author Fair at Smyrna

September 22, 2022

Now is your chance to meet published authors from Rutherford County at the Local Author Fair at Smyrna Public Library on Saturday, October 29.

Visitors can get to know more about these local authors during the Authors' Panel which starts at 10:00...

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RCLS Receives Grant to Help Bridge Digital Divide for Older Tennesseans

RCLS Receives Grant to Help Bridge Digital Divide for Older Tennesseans

September 12, 2022

RUTHERFORD COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (RCLS) is pleased to announce it has received an $87,478.00 grant from the West End Home Foundation (WEHF) to help bridge the digital divide for Tennesseans age 60 and older living in Rutherford County. RCLS was o...

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September is Library Card Signup Month

September is Library Card Signup Month

August 29, 2022

Tony Award-winning performer, actress, singer-songwriter, and philanthropist Idina Menzel and her sister, author and educator Cara Mentzel, have been named honorary chairs of Library Card Sign-Up Month. This September, Idina and Cara will join the...

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Technology Engagement Center Energizes Learners

Technology Engagement Center Energizes Learners

August 22, 2022

Thanks to patron Susan Steen for writing this tribute to the Technology Engagement Center for the Murfreesboro Post.

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Rutherford County Library System Goes Fine Free as of July 1st

Rutherford County Library System Goes Fine Free as of July 1st

June 28, 2022

The Rutherford County Library System Board of Directors approved a motion to eliminate overdue fines for library card holders as of July 1, 2022, joining hundreds of public libraries around the United States in tearing down barriers to access.

Fo...

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Myla Parsons Featured in Leading Ladies of Rutherford County

Myla Parsons Featured in Leading Ladies of Rutherford County

April 5, 2022

Director of Libraries Rita Shacklett shares with Andrea Loughery about Linebaugh Library's first librarian, Myla Parsons, in this episode of Leading Ladies of Rutherford County History. 

 

To learn more about the Leading Ladies project and p...

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Rutherford County Library System and Rutherford County Archives Joining Forces!

Rutherford County Library System and Rutherford County Archives Joining Forces!

July 27, 2021

The Rutherford County Library System (RCLS) is excited to announce a partnership with the Rutherford County Archives. RCLS Director of Libraries Rita Shacklett and Rutherford County Archivist John Lodl began work on a potential collaboration of th...

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DIY Archiving Cart, an addition at the TEC

DIY Archiving Cart, an addition at the TEC

April 13, 2021

The Technology Engagement Center (TEC) on Minerva Drive has added a new service just in time for ALA’s Preservation Week: a do-it-yourself digital Archiving Cart.  The cart, funded by the Friends of Linebaugh Library, allows a patron to create ...

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Learn more about Friends of Smyrna Library

Learn more about Friends of Smyrna Library

November 30, 2020

Thanks to: John Lanza, Videographer/Editor/Producer

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