To ensure the safety of all patrons and staff, the Main Library and Metro Archives will close at 4 p.m., Friday, December 6. All Nashville Public Library locations will open at the regularly scheduled times on Saturday, December 7.
Old Hickory Branch is closed until further notice due to flooding, but Story Times are back. Get details.
The Edgehill Branch will be closed for maintenance Sunday, December 1 - Sunday, January 5.
Nashville Public Library is a rewarding and fun place to volunteer. If you haven’t signed up to volunteer yet, what are you waiting for? Sign Up to volunteer.
Nashville Public Library has over 300 volunteers throughout the system of twenty branches and the Downtown Library.
Our volunteers are diverse and we love them both young and old! Teen volunteers, with their parent or guardian’s permission, may begin volunteering with Nashville Public Library as young as 13. Adult volunteers are required to submit to a background check before starting their volunteer service with Nashville Public Library.
Prospective volunteers are screened for aptitudes, skills, schedule availability, and preferences before being placed in available opportunities. Volunteers are placed based on best fit and not all prospective volunteers can be accepted.