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Nashville Public Library

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Beautiful library

Absolutely beautiful library that is so much more than a library. We primarily go for the kids... read more

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Nashville, Tennessee
Need more time

We stopped by the NPL expecting to take a spin through and get on with our day. Not so fast. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely beautiful library that is so much more than a library. We primarily go for the kids activities--story time and the related fun in the kids department--and always end up hanging around taking in the sights around the building. The story time is so much...More

Thank badgercadger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by the NPL expecting to take a spin through and get on with our day. Not so fast. We stumbled upon a photo exhibit with stories and photos of Holocaust survivors. Incredible. I would definitely go back to spend more time. The library...More

Thank r0adtripper62
Reviewed August 18, 2018

The 2nd floor is where the best stuff is, check out the Nashville room and get goosebumps at the civil rights lunch counter. they have a rotating exhibit also on the 2nd floor overlooking the ground floor, always something interesting there. If you have kids...More

3  Thank fullerlaura
Reviewed August 12, 2018

The main library branch is a true hidden gem - -and free. You really need to visit the interactive civil rights room showcasing the importance of the Nashville lunch counter sit ins. The history of Tennessee is depicted really well in the art around the...More

1  Thank WillTravel4Goetta
Reviewed July 25, 2018

This is a beautiful building in the heart of lower Broadway. What a gem and the architecture is really nice. Just a nice place to go and spend an hour...and visit the gardens in the center.

1  Thank LindyKen
Reviewed July 22, 2018

As a visitor to the city of Nashville, it is beautiful building to take a break from the heat. The civil rights room was worth a stop and the large reading room.

1  Thank Dive_G
Reviewed July 10, 2018

I visited from out of town and this place was absolutely amazing. It had so much to offer and the courtyard made it a nice place to relax and read. Everything was just so neat.

Thank booknerd2011
Reviewed June 12, 2018

I love this library, especially the special programs and exhibits, the children's library and the marionettes. What I don't like is the great amount of homeless all over the library. The atmosphere is not conducive to a family environment. The last two times we were...More

Thank Katie K
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Great library! Popped in to see the Violins of Hope when they were in Nashville, but I missed them by a few days (but I got to see them at the symphony that evening at the Schermerhorn!). The woman on staff whom I spoke with...More

1  Thank Traveler01202
Reviewed June 5, 2018

This is a very pretty building. I would love to study in this library. We went specifically to see the Civil Rights Room. It is small but the pictures are great. The smallness and quiet gives you a chance to reflect.

Thank Barbara B
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