Other Events

First Tuesday
On the first Tuesday of each month, 12:30pm-1:30pm, Commons Room, 3rd floor of Nashville Public Library.

 

Time to Tell: Write your Memoir or Family History - Motivation and Strategies
Saturday, May 27, 2017, 9:30-12:30 - West Reading Room
Deborah Wilbrink will give a workshop about how to get motivated and learn some easy ways to get your family stories from memory onto paper for posterity! You'll learn about the real benefits of a personal history project; and you'll get some new techniques and strategies to take your project into completion with more fun and less stress. This engaging, educational presentation will help you add value and readability to any family history. Bring a photograph or small heirloom object to share.

 

Upcoming Exhibits

"Aviate, Navigate, Communicate: A History of Aviation Advancement in Nashville"

Starting March 29th and running through May 31st, Metro Archives will present an exhibit that briefly covers the history of aviation advancement as the city of Nashville experienced it. Though Tennessee was not the first to witness achieved flight, there were still many achievements and firsts to be had after the Wright Brothers' innovative flight near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. From delivering the first postage stamp via airmail to the first night flight, the state of Tennessee and the city of Nashville have contributed significantly to the advancement of aviation technology.

Exhibit opens on Wednesday, March 29th, from 3:00-4:30pm in the West Reading Room. Light refreshments. All are welcome.

"Lafayette, We Are Here: Tennesseans Go to War"

April 6th, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I. A special Metro Archives exhivit will open that day in the Nashville Public Library's 1st floor gallery at 12:30pm, with remarks at 1:11pm. All are welcome.