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:

  • Opportunities to network with other library-loving peers at our bimonthly 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 and Picnic with the Library
  • Outreach opportunities to represent NPLF at community and library events
  • Invitation to apply for a leadership position on the Next Chapter Society Council

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.

Upcoming Events:

  • Virtual Book Club discussing “Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott – Tuesday, April 28 at 6:30 pm via Zoom. Click here to register. (link just in case :
  • Nashville Reads Celebration – Thursday, May 7 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Main Branch of NPL (615 Church Street). Come out to hear Yuyi Morales, author of the 2020 Nashville Reads book, “Dreamers.” Enjoy appetizers, activities and discussion about the book.
  • Literary Trivia – Wednesday, June 10 from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM at Fat Bottom Brewing Co. (800 44th Ave N). Join us for a literary-themed trivia night with questions from NPL librarians. Enjoy drink specials and win great prizes in support of Nashville Public Library Foundation. Registration coming soon!

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