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Author, Performer, Exhibitor Inquiries

Perform at a library event or speak at the library

If you are interested in presenting an author talk, book signing or performance at the library, please fill out the author / programmer query form.

We receive many submissions and cannot follow up with each one. If your book event or performance is appropriate for the library, we will contact you.

Author / Programmer Query Form

Exhibit your work at the library

Nashville Public Library presents curated exhibits in the Main Library Courtyard Gallery, and at Branch Libraries.

Submit proposals for the Main Library Courtyard Gallery to the Library’s Arts Coordinator. To exhibit at a branch library, contact the Branch Manager. All exhibits must meet our exhibition policy.

Please review our exhibition policy for complete submission guidelines and criteria.

Donate your book to the Library

Are you an author or book lover interested in seeing a book added to the library’s lending collection? Please tell us about your book, its publisher, and where it has been reviewed. Based on our selection criteria, Collection Development will decide whether to add your book.

Suggest a Title for Purchase