About Linebaugh

Linebaugh Public Library General Information

Linebaugh Public Library System is operated by the Joint Library Board of Directors and funded by Rutherford County and the cities of Murfreesboro, Smyrna and Eagleville.

The Board consists of fourteen (14) members, seven (7) appointed by the City Council of Murfreesboro and seven (7) appointed by the County Commission of Rutherford County.  The members serve no more than three (3) successive terms.

2014 Board of Directors

County Board

Lisa Trail
Marilyn Castelli, Treasurer
Kari Sostrom
Christie Lee, Vice-Chair
Nell Blankenship
Daniel Lyn Graves II
Suma Clark, Secretary

City Board

Ross Spielman
Madelyn Scales Harris
Dicken Kidwell
Marcie Richmond
Chantho Sourinho
Gary E. Green, Chair
Andy Rubin

L-R, Standing:  Lyn Graves II, Ross Spielman, Marilyn Castelli (Treasurer), Christie Lee (Vice-Chair), Gary Green (Chair), Suma Clark (Secretary), Dicken Kidwell, Chantho Sourinho. L-R, Seated:  Rita Shacklett (Library Director), Marcie Richmond, Lisa Trail, Kari Sostrom, Madelyn Scales Harris, Carol Kersey (Branch Librarian, Smyrna). Not pictured:  Nell Blankenship, Andy Rubin, Carol Ghattas (Branch Librarian, Linebaugh).

L-R, Standing: Lyn Graves II, Ross Spielman, Marilyn Castelli (Treasurer), Christie Lee (Vice-Chair), Gary Green (Chair), Suma Clark (Secretary), Dicken Kidwell, Chantho Sourinho.
L-R, Seated: Rita Shacklett (Library Director), Marcie Richmond, Lisa Trail, Kari Sostrom, Madelyn Scales Harris, Carol Kersey (Branch Librarian, Smyrna).
Not pictured: Nell Blankenship, Andy Rubin, Carol Ghattas (Branch Librarian, Linebaugh).

 The Linebaugh Library System has four branches to serve the residents of Rutherford County.

Please visit any branch’s page for more information on its location and services offered:

Linebaugh Public Library (main branch)
105 W. Vine St., Murfreesboro TN 37130, 615-893-4131
hours: Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Fri-Sat 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Eagleville Bicentennial Public Library
317 Old Highway 99, Eagleville TN 37060, 615-274-2626
hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs 1-7 p.m.; Fri 1-5 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Myrtle Glanton Lord Library
Patterson Park Community Center, 521 Mercury Blvd., Murfreesboro TN 37130, 615-907-3429
hours: Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Smyrna Public Library
400 Enon Springs Rd. W., Smyrna TN 37167, 615-459-4884
hours: Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., Fri-Sat 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Library System also has a Bookmobile that makes regular stops throughout Murfreesboro and Smyrna.

Using the Library

To get a library card…
• You must be an area resident with current photo ID and proof of address.
• Children under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent with a current ID.
• Parents may grant permission for children to checkout videos and to use the Internet.
• Report lost or stolen cards immediately.
• Replacement cards are $2.00.
• By accepting a library card, you are agreeing to follow the Library’s rules and policies in exchange for access to the Library’s collections and services. You are agreeing to accept responsibility for all materials charged to the card, including fines and fees assessed to it.

Borrowing privileges

  • Items in high demand – 7 days
  • DVDs – 7 days
  • All other books and library materials – 14 days
  • Items can be returned to any location or drop box in the Linebaugh Public Library System.
  • E-books are available through our website. Visit www.linebaugh.org, click on R.E.A.D.S. and follow the instructions.
  • Items can be placed on hold through the library catalog.
  • There are NO LIMITS on number of checkouts for all items except DVDs and Music CDs (limit 10) and Zines (limit 20).

Renewal policy

  • 2 renewals per item (if there are no holds)
  • You may renew your materials:
    ◦ at any library branch
    ◦ by telephone
    ◦ from your home or office computer by going to our online catalog. Your User ID is your entire library barcode number; the default PIN is the last six digits of your library barcode number.

If your books are due and you are not finished, call us or renew online on or before the due date for renewal.

Overdue fines

  • Books, Audiobooks, and videos – $.10 per day.
  • DVDs and Music CDs – $1.00 per day.
  • Maximum fine for all materials is $7.00 per item.
  • Fines must be below $5.00 to check out new materials.
  • Patrons must be fine free to use the computer lab.

Collection Agency and Payment Plans

Linebaugh Public Library System is obligated to attempt the recovery of all outstanding debt and/or library materials. To that end, patrons with fines or fees of $25 or more are subject to contact from Unique Collection Agency. A non-negotiable collection fee will be applied to the account of any patron who reaches this threshold.

Patrons whose accounts have been sent to collection may establish a payment plan with their local branch library. The payment plan will involve an initial payment, followed by regular installments until the patron’s record is once again in good standing. If your account is past due, contact the Circulation Department to make the necessary payment arrangements.

Basic Services and Resources

Novels & Fiction (from classics to current publications)

Reference Books

Nonfiction Collection

Current Magazines

Newspapers

DVDs

Audio Books

Music CDs

Zines

Downloadable Audio Books

Computer Classes

Computer Lab

InterLibrary Loan

Genealogy Materials

Local History Materials

Tax Forms

Community Information

Events & Programs

Library Tours

Reader’s Advisory

Children’s Computers

Children’s Books

Story Times

Reading Programs

Special Displays

Fax Machine

Copy Machines

Microfilm & Microfiche

Maps

Phone Directories

City & County Meeting Videos/DVDs

Notary Service

Hispanos Servicios

Computer Resources Include:

Online Databases & Resources
AdaptTechBrochure

Wireless Internet access (Linebaugh, Smyrna and MGL)

Internet Use Policy

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