Nashville Public Library
FoundationThe Nashville Public Library Foundation has raised more than $55 million to expand Nashville Public Library’s community impact, which includes providing a vast collection of resources for every age and demographic and routinely delivering award-winning programming on a massive scale free of charge.
October 19th / 9:15am-10:30am
Discover the magic of the Downtown Library during our special tour.Learn More
October Library 101 Tourmonthly
October 19th / 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Join Next Chapter Society for Spooky Literary Trivia.Learn More
Next Chapter Society's Spooky Literary Triviayearly
November 11th / 6:30pm-10pm
We are excited to honor award-winning author Louise Erdrich!Learn More
2022 Literary Award Weekendyearly
what we do
We help the Nashville community thrive.
Nurturing Children & Teens
Creating A More Equitable Community
Building Inspiring Collections
All children deserve such a place to grow and thrive. Through NPL’s expansive collection and award-winning programs, young patrons can develop strong literacy skills and expand their imaginations.learn more
who we are
history & mission
Libraries are known for being an educational hub, and while we are proud to offer a wealth of resources our mission is greater than a robust collection of materials – it’s about you. We see you as the building blocks of the community, which is why we are committed to partnering with you to provide a place to uncover the power of education and the potential that lies within our community.
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