Local Author Releases New Book, 'Not In Kansas Anymore'

Sep 19, 2022 at 07:50 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN — Author and speaker Carol B. Ghattas has announced the release of her latest book, Not in Kansas Anymore: Finding Home in Cross-Cultural Service, publi.... Read More

Rutherford County Library System Receives Grant to Help Bridge Digital Divide for Older Tennesseans

Sep 12, 2022 at 10:26 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – 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.... Read More

Linebaugh Library Hosts Local Author Jim Sandman for Book Signing

Aug 22, 2022 at 03:20 pm by WGNS

Linebaugh Public Library in Murfreesboro has announced that they will be hosting local author Jim Sandman for a book signing on Saturday, September 10th, from 10 a.m. until 2.... Read More

Read To Succeed 18th Annual Read To Bee Sixth Grade Spelling Bee

Apr 26, 2022 at 07:53 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. — The 18th Annual Read To Succeed Read To Bee Spelling Bee sponsored by Redstone Federal Credit Union was Friday evening, April 22nd, at Murfreesboro.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Reading, Testing, and Moving Forward

Apr 12, 2022 at 05:03 pm by WGNS

Educators have argued about approaches to reading instruction since public education began. A one-size-fits-all solution to reading does not work for everyone. Our state has c.... Read More

Read To Succeed Received Over 1600 books in Siegel Elementary Teacher’s Book Drive

Dec 17, 2021 at 09:40 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Read To Succeed received 1613 gently used books Wednesday from Siegel Elementary teacher Angela Pope’s student book drive. The book drive too.... Read More

Fine Free December for Rutherford County Library Branches

Nov 16, 2021 at 01:57 pm by WGNS

All Rutherford County Library branches will forgo past due library fines throughout the month of December. Linebaugh Circulation Manager Garrett Crowell told WGNS NEWS...Aga.... Read More

Rutherford County Library Serves Community Through a Multitude of Programs

Nov 16, 2021 at 05:45 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Library System continues to be a vital part of our community. Listen to some of these updates...

Literacy Nights help MTSU education students put books in hands of children, families

Nov 10, 2021 at 09:34 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Bonnie Barksdale, assistant education professor, is one of several faculty facilitating Literacy Night events that provide hands-on experience.... Read More

Distracted Driving in Rutherford County and Beyond

Oct 28, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

A new report finds unsafe driving behaviors have gone down, for the most part, in places like Rutherford County and throughout the state. With more on this story, here is WGNS.... Read More

Read To Succeed Celebrity Spelling Bee

Oct 21, 2021 at 10:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Nine Rutherford County celebrities will compete in the 15th annual Read To Succeed Celebrity Spelling Bee on Nov. 4th at 6 p.m. The special event w.... Read More

WGNS spoke to David O'Flaherty from the Rutherford County Library System

Oct 19, 2021 at 09:06 am by Producer

WGNS's Scott Walker spoke to David O'Flaherty from the circulation department at the Rutherford County Library System. We also learned of programs and heard about several upda.... Read More

The Understanding of a Book that We Read, a Commentary by a Professor at MTSU

Aug 30, 2021 at 11:08 am by WGNS

Books of opinion, books of fact, books of fiction and every other book under the sun. Books being kept under lock and key, books in libraries and books being banned. With mo.... Read More

Books in School - A Commentary by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Aug 09, 2021 at 10:01 am by WGNS

It’s a new school year for students and so the talk begins, what books are suitable for students? With more, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss… Verbatim:&nb.... Read More

Greenhouse Ministries Proposes a New "OLD" Idea to Help Children with Literature

Jan 19, 2021 at 12:24 pm by WGNS

Greenhouse Ministries founder Cliff Sharp said that the non-profit plans to work with the Murfreesboro City Schools to help students with reading. Sharp got the idea to help c.... Read More

Read To Succeed Announces the Release of the 2021 One Book

Jan 14, 2021 at 10:32 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN  – One Book is an initiative to promote reading and unity. Each year, Read To Succeed and the Rutherford County One Book Committee select a bo.... Read More

Read To Succeed will receive a $5,000 Local Operating Grant for Adult Literacy Programs

Dec 10, 2020 at 10:27 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN  – Read To Succeed was announced as a grant recipient of A Community Thrives, a grantmaking and crowd-funding program from the.... Read More

Read To Succeed's 2020 Celebrity Bee Was a Success!

Nov 10, 2020 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN (November 9, 2020) – On the evening of Thursday, November 5, friends and supporters of Read To Succeed attended the 14th Annual “To Bee.... Read More

Volunteer Opportunity - Become a Tutor in Rutherford County for Read To Succeed

Jul 16, 2020 at 11:21 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn - If you are looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity, please consider being an ESL (English Second Language) teacher or one-on-one tutor for adult lea.... Read More