Be a Friend of the Library

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

• Helping all of Nashville’s children foster a love for reading

• Giving teens a place to uncover and invest in their talents

• Providing adults with the tools needed to learn to read and write for the first time

• Assisting teens and adults in their career journeys

• Giving children and teens a safe and fun place to be after school

• …and so much more!

Other Ways to Donate

Join the Carnegie Society

The Carnegie Society is a circle of civic-minded individuals dedicated to making our city a more vibrant, literate and connected place to live and work. As a member with an annual gift of $1,500 or more, you will receive…

• An invitation to participate in the Carnegie Society Book Club held in the spring each year

• Special invitations to VIP events

• A commemorative NPLF library card

• Recognition in the Library Foundation’s Annual Report and on the website

Join the Next Chapter Society

Young professionals of the Next Chapter Society are civic-minded, emerging leaders that are helping to shape the future of the Nashville Public Library. With your $100 annual membership, you will receive…

• Invitations to social & networking events

• Volunteer opportunities to exclusive NPLF events

• Leadership opportunities through the Next Chapter Society Council

Planned Giving

If you are passionate about the mission of the Nashville Public Library and are interested in giving to NPLF through your estate plan and will, we would love to talk to you more about how your contribution to the Nashville Public Library Foundation is a powerful way to…

• Leave a legacy that will change lives in Nashville

• Influence your community even beyond 
your lifetime

• Help secure the library’s long-term footprint in Nashville