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 and our biannual NCS Member Socials
  • 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

Monthly Book Club (virtual):

  • August 25 | 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. – Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
  • September 29 | 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. – The Overstory by Richard Powers

Literary Trivia (virtual):

  • September 16 | 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. – Banned Books
  • December 1 | 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. – Holiday
  • 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

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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