Research and Learning
Repository and research center for historic Nashville materials. Maintains Oral History collections, local artifacts, and primary sources.
Historically valuable records relating to the local government bodies of the City of Nashville, Davidson County, and Metropolitan Government.
A permanent space for reflection and education about the Civil Rights Movement in Nashville and around the world.
Votes for Women is an interactive exploration exhibit at the Main Library.
Use this service to borrow books and articles beyond Nashville Public Library collection. Free to all library members.
Access obituaries; birth, death, and marriage records; and other resources for family history research.
Find shortcuts to online learning tools. Download ebooks, magazines, music, and movies. Find out what technology is available at public libraries. Find computer classes and job search labs at a library near you.
Learn about group tours of the Main Library and Civil Rights Room, and educational experiences for schools, universities, home school groups, and community groups.
An initiative to assist Nashville entrepreneurs and small business owners find resources through the library.