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Digging Deep in the Archives!

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Nashville Public Library

  • 58 people are interested
Books are Only Half the Story

Volunteers at the Metropolitan Government Archives assist the staff by arranging archival records of city government and by digitizing photographs from the holdings. This provides the citizens of the city with the amazing chance to look at the history of our city through the original records that were created during its development.

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About Nashville Public Library

Location:

615 Church Street, Nashville, TN 37219, US

Mission Statement

Nashville Public Library is committed to:

  • Extending the benefits and joys of reading, lifelong learning, and discovery to all people through collections and services;
  • Promoting the value and power of knowledge, essential in an informed democracy, by providing open and equal access to the records and opinions of the world;
  • Providing emerging technologies and instruction as a gateway to information resources
    within and beyond our walls;
  • Serving the community with integrity and skill;
  • Providing an environment welcoming to all people which serves as a gathering place within the community;
  • Preserving and sharing across generations the wisdom, culture, and history of our community.

Description

The Nashville Public Library has a Main Library downtown, an Archives, a Talking Library service, and 20 branches throughout the city. Our 300 regular volunteers help us with a variety of tasks.

Arts & Culture
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

615 Church StreetNashville, TN 37219

(36.16154,-86.78181)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Weekly, Minimum 6 Months

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