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Nashville Public Library

615 Church St, Nashville, TN 37219-2314
+1 615-862-5800
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A taste of history

Impressive well maintained historical building, great book collections. convenient parking at the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Irina I
Bloomington, Illinois
Stunning! A must see in Nashville.

Walking into and up the grand staircase is a visceral experience. Magestuc yet human scaled, all at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New York City
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615 Church St, Nashville, TN 37219-2314
+1 615-862-5800
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Impressive well maintained historical building, great book collections. convenient parking at the garage at reasonable hourly rates. if you plan to walk on foot, be aware: there is a sidewalk construction in progress on a few street nearby, allow for extra time and pay extra...More

Thank Irina I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking into and up the grand staircase is a visceral experience. Magestuc yet human scaled, all at once. The play of light on all the surfaces was a show in it self. I can not urge you strongly enough to go and see it. The...More

Thank roamerNewYorkCity
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went to Nashville to visit the central Archive to search for our ancestors. I didn't count on the Archive being closed on Monday, but found this library very helpful. I didn't use all the facilities of this library so I can't give a lot...More

Thank czgator
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This library definitely deserves the Library of the Year award it won. We attended the Southern Festival of Books, which was held partly in the library. It was the first time we had seen some of the meeting rooms such as the Banner Room and...More

Thank Malinda U
Reviewed 11 October 2017

As the daughter of a librarian, I am partial to libraries and have visited a good many in my lifetime. However, I can unabashedly say that the Nashville Public Library ranks at the top of my list. It is an architectural gem of a building...More

Thank kswstoryteller
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I absolutely love the Nashville Library. You will find a variety of material, and a staff most willing to assist in any manner. Love to take a small group of children from my reading group, and help them fall in love with books.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I am reviewing this mainly because of the free concert series they have in the courtyard. The building is impressive and well laid out. We took advantage of a free concert and it was well organized and entertaining. Nashville library was named the best library...More

Thank Chrissy O
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Our local guide took us here on August 14. It was a rainy day so this was perfect. Parking in the garage is semi-free once you get your ticket stamped. We checked our several research rooms and the hidden history of Nashville. Take time to...More

Thank CaptainSPI
Reviewed 7 August 2017

On a recent visit to Nashville, I was paying big bucks to park in 'park & pay' lots until I found this place, which is not far off the 'tourist track.' There is a sign in the (clean) restroom requesting that visitors refrain from using...More

Thank JapaneseBob
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The Library carpark was recommended to us as the best place to park to visit Downtown, Broadway, Johnny Cash Museum and the Country Hall of Fame. It was easy to find, inexpensive and was within an easy downhill walk to the venues. The Ladies on...More

Thank bryonia2015
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