MGL at Patterson Park
Myrtle Glanton Lord Library (MGL) at Patterson Park
Patterson Park Community Center, 521 Mercury Blvd., Murfreesboro TN 37130
Find out more about Myrtle Glanton Lord, for whom the library is named.
The normal operating hours for the library are:
Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m
Friday – Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
The library will be closed for the following holidays in 2014:
|Wednesday, January 1||New Year’s Day|
|Monday, January 20||Martin Luther King Jr. Day|
|Monday, February 17||Presidents Day|
|Sunday, April 20||Easter|
|Monday, May 26||Memorial Day|
|Friday, July 4||Independence Day|
|Monday, September 1||Labor Day|
|Tuesday, November 11||Veteran’s Day|
|Thursday, November 27||Thanksgiving|
|Friday, November 28||Thanksgiving|
|Wednesday, December 24||Christmas Eve|
|Thursday, Dec. 25||Christmas Day|
*Please note: MGL will also be closed from the 24-30 March, 2013, for the annual shutdown of Patterson Park*
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Myrtle G. Lord
Mrytle G. Lord inspired the children of Murfreesboro to read and learn for many years. Because of the instrumental role she played in the Patterson Park Community Center, and the library/learning center contained within, the Myrtle Glanton Lord Library is named in her honor.
Ms. Lord worked for 42 years as an educator in Murfreesboro and Rutherford County Schools, mostly teaching first and second grade. She also worked within the community to restore the former Bradley Academy, which is now a historical and cultural center, and was involved in the planning for the Patterson Park Community Center.
She retired from teaching in 1972, then worked as librarian and event coordinator for the Patterson Center. Even after she retired, she continued to read stories to children regularly at MGL Library.