Make Your Voice Heard on the FY24 Capital Budget

At Nashville Public Library Foundation, we envision a library system that is welcoming, well-functioning, and well-maintained. One that provides equitable access to library services and spaces throughout the city. In short, a library system that is well funded. Unfortunately, Nashville Public Library is far from that reality. Due to historic underfunding and long overdue investments […]

In Their Own Voices: Testimonies from NPL Ambassadors

At Nashville Public Library Foundation, we believe that every Nashville community deserves access to adequately-funded libraries with facilities, resources, and staff to provide quality educational support, cultural programming, and economic and job development programs. Simply put, NPL is as essential to our quality of life and well-being as waste collection, water, and electricity. A public-private […]

Library Advocates Help Secure $1.96M Increase in FY24 NPL Operating Budget

It is with excitement and gratitude that we announce Metro Council’s approval to allocate an additional $1.96M to Nashville Public Library’s FY24 Operating Budget. Mayor Cooper put forth to Metro Council an NPL budget increase of $1,323,300. Council voted to allocate funds for all items in the mayor’s budget proposal, plus an additional $633,000, to […]