Coming To a Branch Near You- Lorraine: The Girl Who Sang the Storm Away

Image of Puppet Truck and Lorraine

By NPLF For the month of February, NPL’s iconic puppet troupe, Wishing Chair Productions, will hit the road to begin touring Lorraine: The Girl Who Sang the Storm Away. Set in the Tennessee hills, Lorraine and her Pawpaw use music to cope with life’s challenges. When a storm rolls in and their instruments are nowhere […]

Library Advocates Help Secure $1.96M Increase in FY24 NPL Operating Budget

It is with excitement and gratitude that we announce Metro Council’s approval to allocate an additional $1.96M to Nashville Public Library’s FY24 Operating Budget. Mayor Cooper put forth to Metro Council an NPL budget increase of $1,323,300. Council voted to allocate funds for all items in the mayor’s budget proposal, plus an additional $633,000, to […]

The Next Chapter Society, A Powerful Force for NPLF

The Next Chapter Society, A Powerful Force for NPLF With a membership of nearly 90 members, and a 25-member Council comprised of some of the city’s most talented and dedicated emerging leaders, the Next Chapter Society is a powerful force for advancing the Foundation’s mission.   Over the past five years, NCS has transformed from a […]

NPLF featured on Google Fiber’s Blog

Even in the digital age, libraries continue to serve the central function of connecting many in our communities to the larger world. Today, Shawn Bakker, President of Nashville Public Library Foundation shares how the organization brings additional resources to help serve the library’s clients in new ways, including expanding digital equity across Nashville.  In the […]