Adults

Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough

My Favorite Books of 2018

This year has been full of great reads. I found some excellent new series, a couple of graphic novels that made me cry, and lots of amazing YA novels. Here are some of my most favorite reads from 2018.

Green film box with blue and yellow reels on wooden background

Film Preservation in Metro Archives: James Kilgore Collection

Welcome to the sixth post in Nashville Metro Archives’ Audiovisual Conservation Center’s blog mini-series about film preservation. Throughout this series we have taken you through the process of identifying, conserving, and rehousing over 400 rare and unique films from our collection. In this post we will highlight the content of one of our larger film collections. Thanks for joining us!

Robert Churchwell: Nashville's Pioneering Journalist

Exploring the holdings of Main Library’s Special Collections, I stumbled upon a local figure I hadn’t heard of before—Robert Churchwell. Hired by the Nashville Banner in 1950, Churchwell was the first black journalist and full-time reporter for a Southern newspaper.

Baby, it's cold outside

Warm Up to a Good Book

When it’s cold outside, the sun refuses to show, and no amount of hot tea is enough to cure your winter-time blues: it might be time to warm up from the inside out with a good book. 

Best of 2018

The year’s not quite over, but here are my top 5 picks in fiction, nonfiction, and movies, in no particular order:

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