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Nashville Public Library

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Amazing building full of books, services and information

We went to pick up some books and ended up with a tour from one of the security personnel. Vic... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dale C
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Civil rights exhibit

The library is great and the best place to park in Nashville. It has a great kids section and nice... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to pick up some books and ended up with a tour from one of the security personnel. Vic Appleton had a lot of information to share about the library and the services provided. This is a large indoor mall, turned into a very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dale C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The library is great and the best place to park in Nashville. It has a great kids section and nice shows for young kids, but the most impressive thing is the civil rights room. Do not miss this. Nashville's important history with regard to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

I LOVE this library! It is beautiful inside and out. I spent many hours studying here as a child before my father finally consented to purchase internet (the early 2000s....he was SO late to the game!). The staff is wonderful and the selection is too....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Miranda I
Reviewed December 9, 2018

This is one the biggest libraries I’ve visited - wish they had Christmas decorations though! Staff were very helpful!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Beth P
Reviewed November 17, 2018

The Civil Rights Room at the Nashville Public Library is a beautiful exhibit exploring the work done in Nashville in 1960 for the lunch counter protests for desegregation. The room is set up with a "lunch counter" at the center as a place for study...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank alampert
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Do not miss this. It is a small room, but contains so much history. There are lots of books about the civil rights movement, videos to choose from, and a "lunch counter" you need to see.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

I loved all the marble and ornate iron work. It had a very thorough periodical section and beautiful cheery tables and chairs to read at.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

We had heard that the Nashville Public Library was something to behold. That sounded unlikely but we were there anyway for the best deal on public parking downtown (maximum $14/day and max $10 evenings and weekends). The building is incredible! How a tax base of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank shabadoux
Reviewed October 25, 2018

The Nashville Public Library is very nice from the outside. It is spectacular inside with the beautiful lobby, marble floors, double staircases, etc. There is also great history in here including the Woolworth's sit ins. One should check this place out and it is between...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Dylan3961
Reviewed October 20, 2018

The Nashville Public Library reminded me a bit of the New York Public Library. Would you believe they have a climbing wall in the children’s section among other things?!

Date of experience: October 2018
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