Next Chapter Society

Next Chapter Society members of the Nashville Public Library Foundation play a critical role in sustaining and enhancing the Library’s award-winning programs that change the lives of more than 600,000 Nashvillians a year. These programs help children and adults learn vital reading skills, inspire teens to explore technology in state-of-the-art spaces and bring the community together to hear award-winning authors, enjoy visual art exhibits and hear live music.

Become a member of the Next Chapter Society and join a network of civic-minded, emerging leaders dedicated to supporting and empowering one of our city’s greatest resources – the Nashville Public Library.

With an annual membership to the Next Chapter Society, you will receive:

  • Welcome pack with an exclusive NCS library card
  • Opportunities to network with other library-loving peers at our free NCS Book Club, Member Socials and Happy Hour events with NPLF Board Members
  • Discounted tickets to NCS fundraising events
  • Invitations to volunteer at special events like Salon@615 author talks and NPLF’s Literary Award Gala
  • Outreach opportunities to represent NPLF at community events
  • Invitation to apply for a leadership position on the Next Chapter Society Council

Upcoming Events (All scheduled NCS events are being hosted virtually.) 

Literary Trivia 

  • January 13 | 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. – Social Justice
  • March 24 | 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. – Ladies of Literature
  • May 12 | 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. – Literature and Film/TV

Learn more and register here:

Book Club

The NCS Book Club offers a lively and relaxed discussion about the select book and themes addressed in the book. All are welcome, including non-members and those who have not read the book.

To participate in a book club, follow this link to register and receive the Zoom login information.

For updates and opportunities, sign up for our monthly e-news, and connect with us on Facebook and Instagram. To learn more about NCS membership, contact us at or 615-862-5843.

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