Library Board

LPLS is a governmental non-profit agency [509(a)(3), Type I] funded by Rutherford County and the Cities of Eagleville, Murfreesboro and Smyrna. All employees are governed by The Board of Directors of Linebaugh Public Library System and are not part of any city or county government.

The Board of Directors of Linebaugh Public Library consists of fourteen (14) members, seven (7) of whom are appointed by the City Council of Murfreesboro and seven (7) of whom are appointed by the County Commission of Rutherford County. The members shall serve without salary for a three (3) year term and no more three (3) successive terms.

Tim Bowling (Vice-Chair)
City - 2017

Kathy Campbell
County - 2019

Suma Clark (Secretary)
County - 2018

Joyce Ealy (Treasurer)
County - 2017

Lyn Graves, II
County - 2018

Madelyn Scales Harris
City - 2018

Rollie Holden
City - 2018

Dicken Kidwell
City - 2017

Christie Lee (Chair)
County - 2017

Marcie Leeman
County - 2017

Marcie Richmond
City - 2018

Ross Spielman
City - 2018

Lisa Trail
County - 2019

Jimmy Tyson
City - 2019

Chuck Sherrill
State Librarian & Archivist
TN State Library & Archives

Betty Jo Jarvis
Regional Director
Stones River
Regional Library

Rita Shacklett
Linebaugh Public
Library System

Carol Ghattas
Branch Librarian
Linebaugh Public Library

Heather McDowell
Branch Librarian
Smyrna Public Library

Donna Jordon
Branch Supervisor
Eagleville Bicentennial
Public Library

Jerome Azbell
Branch Supervisor
Myrtle Glanton Lord
Public Library


The Board of Directors typically meets on the third Monday of each month at 5 p.m. with the exception of January and February when they meet on the third Tuesday due to the holiday schedule. Meetings are generally held in the Board Room on the 2nd Floor.

Please refer to the listing below for dates and locations.

Tuesday, January 19(Linebaugh)
Tuesday, February 16(Linebaugh)
Monday, March 21(Linebaugh)
Monday, April 18(Smyrna)
Monday, May 16(Linebaugh)
Monday, June 20(Linebaugh)
Monday, July 18(Linebaugh)
Monday, August 15(Linebaugh)
Monday, September 19(Linebaugh)
Monday, October 17(Linebaugh)
Monday, November 14 at 4:30 p.m. (Smyrna) [Annual Board Retreat]
Monday, December 19(Linebaugh)


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