State Presents $100K Grant To Linebaugh Library

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(L-R) Secretary of State Tre Hargett, Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland, Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess, State Senator Bill Ketron, State Representative Dawn White, State Representative Tim Rudd, Linebaugh Library Director Rita Shacklett, and Christy-Houston Foundation Board Chairman Bill Jones.
$100,000 grant to the Technology Engagement Center from the State Library & Archives.
(L-R) Rita Shacklett, Secretary Hargett, Dawn White and Anne Davis.
(L-R) State Senator Bill Ketron and Linebaugh Director Rita Shacklett.
State Representative Dawn White
(L-R) State Representative Dawn White, Murfreesboro City Councilman Bill Shacklett, and State Senator Bill Ketron.
Secretary of State Tre Hargett
Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland
(L-R) Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland, Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess, State Senator Bill Ketron, State Representative Dawn White, Linebaugh Library Director Rita Shacklett, State Representative Tim Rudd.
State Representative Tim Rudd at microphone

At 10:00 o'clock Monday morning, Secretary of State Tre Hargett toured Linebaugh Public Library's new Technology Engagement Center and presented Linebaugh Director Rita Shacklett a check for $100,000.

Hargett told NewsRadio WGNS . . .

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This was a construction grant distributed through the Tennessee State Library and Archives Department. The 5,492 square foot facility is being constructed at 306 Minerva Drive, next to Hobgood Elementary School.

Linebaugh Library Director Rita Shacklett said, "41 percent of the people here in Rutherford County do not have internet, and Linebaugh's Technology Engagement Center will offer free WiFi service."

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Linebaugh will be the first public library in Tennessee with a one-hundred percent technology center that has 36 computers, technology meeting rooms, 3-D printers and more.

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