general donation

Contribute to the flourishing of our city and the building of local community programs with a general donation to the Nashville Public Library.
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About General Donations

Donations to the Nashville Public Library Foundation provide critical funding for the Nashville Public Library and the programs it provides to our community.

By supporting the Nashville Public Library Foundation with your gift, you are:

  • Helping Nashville’s children and teens develop strong literacy skills and expand their imaginations
  • Providing adults with the tools and skills needed to succeed
  • Encouraging conversations about equity and offering accessible culture to all Nashvillians
  • Expanding the Library’s already massive collection

Other ways to donate

Use one of these other methods for donation if you’d prefer to contribute through PayPal or set up a fundraiser on Facebook to receive support from your friends and family.

your donation mattersEvery dollar matters – every contribution from one of you is an investment in our community.

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