Select library locations are open for curbside service and computer reservations only. All holds that would normally have expired the week of Feb 14 will be held through March 1 to allow pickup following winter storm-related service suspension.
UPDATE: Richland Park Branch Library closes for maintenance for approximately one week beginning March 1. Please pick up your held items or call the branch at (615) 862-5870 before 6 PM on Feb 26 to have them rerouted.
Since most of this year has seemed like an episode out of a sci-fi novel, and it's not lost on anyone that we're living through a major historical event, here are some suggestions of important things you might consider keeping for posterity's sake.
While September is normally my month for educational posts, I'm bypassing that this year for something different - new images and footage! As a continuation from a previous post with old photos, this post includes a slideshow of a collection I've been processing the past few weeks, plus some new footage from our Audiovisual Heritage Center.
This is part 1 in a series of blog posts about the projects Metro Archives' staff have been working on during quarantine and the important finds we've made, such as a Criminal Court case involving Rep. John Lewis, and unscanned Metro Photographer negatives.
This month's Nashville history post is letting photography do the talking, with a variety of slideshows for all to enjoy. Starting with a tribute to all medical workers for their dedicated service during these trying times, to finishing with a little more of "Some Good News - Archives Edition."
How does a vacation to a far-off destination sound to you? Maybe with a beautiful, sandy beach or a picturesque french countryside; amazing right? And also not physically feasible for most people right now. But that doesn't mean you can't still go to these places, just check out one of these books.
Soooo this year has started off rather interestingly...and by interesting I mean NOT GREAT, so far. So instead of writing a whole bunch of historic info, I'm just giving you all photos this month. These are some of my favorites from our collection that I hope may bring a smile to some of your faces.