More Banned Books Proposed Across the U.S. at Local Libraries and a New Digital Card Catalog in Rutherford County Library Branches

Jun 26, 2023 at 07:05 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Last year, the American Library Association reported the largest number of attempts to ban books in community libraries across the country… That was Amanda Caperton with the local Rutherford County Library System.

As a result of attempts to ban books, the U.S. Whitehouse has announced…


In other library news locally, a brand-new electronic card catalog was introduced on Monday (June 26, 2023) at library branches in Eagleville, Murfreesboro and Smyrna. WGNS was told the new digital card catalog offers new features for library members… You can access the new card catalog on the Rutherford County Library System website at

Hear the latest interview / podcast about the Rutherford County Library System and its branh locations HERE.

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Rutherford County Library System locations:

1. Linebaugh Public Library:
105 W Vine St, Murfreesboro, TN, US, 37130

2. Smyrna Public Library:
400 Enon Springs Rd W, Smyrna, TN, US, 37167

3. MGL (Myrtle Glanton Lord) Public Library:
521 Mercury Blvd, Murfreesboro, TN, US, 37130

4.  Eagleville Bicentennial Public Library:
317 Old Hwy 99, Eagleville, TN, US, 37060

5. Technology Engagement Center (TEC):
306 Minerva Dr. Murfreesboro, TN 37130

6. RCLS Bookmobile:
Throughout Rutherford County
Call 615-893-4131 for current schedule

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