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Courtyard Concerts

Courtyard Concerts 2019

Courtyard Concerts is NPL's annual music series in the beautiful Robinson Courtyard at the Main Library in downtown Nashville. It is a free, rain-or-shine noontime concert, voted one of the best music series in Nashville by Nashville Lifestyles magazine.

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Read to Rise

Did you know what your child learns from birth through age 5 determines their readiness to read and learn in kindergarten? Get in the habit of reading to your child every day with our Read to Rise initiative. Earn prizes and get your child a "My First Library Card" too!


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Special Assistance Available for Programs

If you have a disability and need special accommodations to attend a library event please contact the Equal Access Division at (615) 862-5750 at least 48 hours in advance. Some accommodations may take longer to arrange. Accommodations include real-time captioning, sign language interpreters, audio description, etc.