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Current Podcasts

Your Mind Matters

Your Mind Matters is a mental health initiative of Nashville Public Library. Our hosts hold conversations with local mental health advocates on various topics through a mental health lens. There have been many efforts made to destigmatize mental health, especially post-pandemic. We want to continue to break this stigma by creating a space for listeners to learn and receive resources for mental health and wellness, while holding unconventional conversations addressing the many ways mental health can be affected both negatively and positively.

Truth B Told: Conversations About Culture and Power

Andrea Blackman and Tasneem Grace discuss contemporary social justice, identity, race, gender, motherhood, womanhood and humanity. Andrea and Tasneem believe good talks, good questions and curiosity are the foundation for social change. They also believe that recognizing the many shades of truth is the root of cultural awareness and connection.

Just Listen Podcast

Welcome to Just Listen, a celebration of American and English short stories and poetry for your listening pleasure. High school students will happily find many of their literature book selections recorded here, and students with reading challenges will find a ready assist in the audio recordings.

Family Folktales

What is Family Folktales? Think of it as story time on demand. Whether you're running errands, trying to make dinner, or getting little someones ready for bed, you can listen to a story or two. The stories may be new to you or old favorites. They may even be different, possibly gorier, versions of those stories you now share with your children. Listen, wherever you get podcasts.

Back in the Day

Back in the Day Podcast is a series of interviews with historians, related to Tennessee and Middle Tennessee history. It's produced by Metropolitan Archives of Nashville & Davidson County. 

Retired Podcasts

Legends of Film Podcast

Bill interviews Hollywood legends. Directors, screenwriters, and actors come by to share their experiences on notable films. This behind-the-scenes series features the greats as you have never heard before. Listen, then see their work screened at the Nashville Public Library during the Movies at Main series.