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Location: Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Little Libraries

There are 6 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

901 Commerce Street, #400, Nashville, TN 37203
1010 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203
209 10th Avenue South Suite 432, Nashville, TN 37203
615 Church St., Nashville, Tennessee 37219
301 8th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37203
222 5th Ave. S., Nashville, Tennessee 37203
330 10th Ave. N., Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Suite 300, James K. Polk Bldg., Nashville, TN 37243
403 7th Ave. N., Nashville, Tennessee 37243
201 Fifth Ave. South, Music City Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37203
306 Gay St,, Nashville, TN 37201
1909 West End Ave., Nashville, Tennessee 37203
612 17th Ave. N., Nashville, Tennessee 37203
1008 19th Ave. S., Nashville, Tennessee 37212
401 21st Ave. S., Nashville, Tennessee 37203
117 Charles E. Davis Blvd., Nashville, Tennessee 37210
131 21st Ave. S., Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Elder's Bookstore (1.3 miles)
2115 Elliston Pl., Nashville, Tennessee 37203
1101 19th Ave. S., Nashville, Tennessee 37212
1001 Monroe St., Nashville, Tennessee 37208
1207 18th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37212
419 21st Ave. S., Nashville, Tennessee 37203-2427
230 Appleton Place, Nashville, Tennessee 37203
1005 Dr. D.B. Todd Jr. Blvd., Nashville, Tennessee 37208
1409 12th Ave. S., Nashville, Tennessee 37203

Local events

Jan
26
Frank Portman
Nashville Public Library - Green Hills Branch, Monday, January 26 at 5:30pm
Frank Portman (Andromeda Klein, King Dork, King Dork Approximately)

“Why did you decide to write a Young Adult Novel?” That's usually the first question you get when someone learns you have written a book like King Dork. One way to respond is to say: "I've only written the one book. But I've read… several." Said in the right way, it can be pretty funny. You pause, make your eyes go a bit wry, yet serious, and slightly emphasize the word "several." See, "several" sounds like too few books to have read when you're going around saying you're an author. But of course, the questioner thinks, he could be kidding. Couldn't he? If things go according to plan, the next question will be: "What is your favorite book you've ever read?" You can answer with a question of your own: "you mean all the way through?" Then look a bit stumped. With any luck, the original question will have been forgotten by then, and you can go back to whatever you were doing.But I'm going to break with my usual policy here and be perfectly honest: the reason for trying to wriggle out of that question by acting like an idiot is that I don't know the answer. It's not like I "decided" to write a YA novel. The way it happened was, I had misspent pretty much my entire life writing songs for my punk rock band. I had a cult following. One former cult member became a literary agent when he grew up (they do that sometimes - grow up, I mean) and he had the idea that the sort of characters, themes, and turns of phrase that pop up in my songs of arrested adolescent angst might make a pretty good book. I was skeptical but I said I'd give it a shot. I procrastinated for a long, long time. Then one day I started typing and, somehow, through a process I neither understand nor even really remember all that well, the stuff I was typing turned into a novel about a teenager. And, voilà, (if, voilà is the right word), I became a YA novelist. Actually, voilà is definitely not the right word, because it took almost two years in the end, and it was kind of hard. It was like watching grass grow while hitting your head against a rock.To continue the unfamiliar technique of being perfectly honest, I'll admit something else: I have, in fact, read a lot more than several YA novels. Like many kids with no friends, I spent a whole lot of time reading. I mean, books were my friends, and I would commune with them in the hallowed halls of my Imagination. Not really - that was a kind of joke. But I had a lot of time on my hands, and what else are you going to do when there's nothing on TV? Like most people, I began flirting with the YA genre by reading the sexy books that I was supposed to be too young for, particularly the ones about girls (there weren't actually all that many sexy ones concerning boys) as a kind of research project for a potential future career as a Great Lover of Women. Most of what I imagined I learned about girls and human relationships from these books, admittedly, turned out to be almost wholly inaccurate, but never mind. Then, when I was the age you're supposed to be when you read teen lit, I tended to avoid it and read "adult books" and "classics" instead. Then as an older teenager, I worked at the local public library. That job was, once again, like being a kid with no friends, in that I tended to have a lot of time on my hands. So, for something to do in the down time, I assigned myself a little project of reading every book in the Children's Fiction section, from beginning to end, in alphabetical order. I didn't love them all, but I loved a lot of them. (My favorites were darker, psychological studies like those of Robert Cormier, or ultra-wacky stuff like Ellen Raskin—but I gave everything a shot.) I continued to read YA books through my alleged adulthood. And now I read them not only for enjoyment and what I think they call "enrichment," but also out of professional interest, i.e., checking out the competition. I have been too young, too old, then way too old, but in a lifetime of doing things I'm technically not supposed to do, few forbidden experiences have been as powerful, as inspiring, or as cool as this habit of always reading the wrong books. And now I'm writing them, too. Long live age-inappropriateness. (added from Random House)… (more)
Feb
9
James Scott will be promoting The Kept
Parnassus Books, Monday, February 9 at 6:30pm
James Scott will be promoting The Kept (added from HarperCollins)
Feb
18
Laura Lippman will be promoting After I'm Gone
Nashville Public Library - Main Library, Wednesday, February 18 at 6:15pm
Laura Lippman will be promoting After I'm Gone (added from HarperCollins)
Feb
20
Alan Lightman
Parnassus Books, Friday, February 20 at 00am
Alan Lightman (Ideas and opinions, A Sense of the Mysterious, Dance for Two, Einstein's Dreams, Ghost, GOOD BENITO, Reunion, The Diagnosis, The Discoveries, Screening Room, Mr g, The accidental universe)

Alan Lightman is the author of six novels, including the international best seller Einstein’s Dreams and The Diagnosis, which was a National Book Award finalist. He is also the author of two collections of essays and several books on science. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, Granta, Harper’s Magazine, The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, and Nature, among other publications. A theoretical physicist as well as a writer, he has served on the faculties of Harvard and MIT, where he was the first person to receive a dual faculty appointment in science and the humanities. He lives in the Boston area. (added from Random House)… (more)
Feb
25
Willy Vlautin will be promoting The Free
Parnassus Books, Wednesday, February 25 at 6:30pm
Willy Vlautin will be promoting The Free (added from HarperCollins)
Feb
26
Sophie Jordan will be promoting Uninvited
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Cool Springs, Thursday, February 26 at 6:30pm
Sophie Jordan will be promoting Uninvited (added from HarperCollins)
Feb
26
Tahereh Mafi will be promoting Ignite Me
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Cool Springs, Thursday, February 26 at unknown time
Tahereh Mafi will be promoting Ignite Me (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
2
Matthew Quick will be promoting The Good Luck of Right Now
Parnassus Books, Monday, March 2 at 6:30pm
Matthew Quick will be promoting The Good Luck of Right Now (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
3
Courtney C. Stevens will be promoting Faking Normal
Parnassus Books, Tuesday, March 3 at 6:30pm
Courtney C. Stevens will be promoting Faking Normal (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
8
Tim Dorsey will be promoting Tiger Shrimp Tango
Parnassus Books, Sunday, March 8 at 2pm
Tim Dorsey will be promoting Tiger Shrimp Tango (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
12
Jamie Mason
Parnassus Books, Thursday, March 12 at 6:30pm
Jamie Mason was born in Oklahoma City, but grew up in Washington, DC. She’s most often reading and writing, but in the life left over, she enjoys films, Formula 1 racing, football, traveling, and, conversely, staying at home. Jamie lives with her husband and two daughters in the mountains of western North Carolina. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Mar
12
Jamie Mason
Parnassus Books, Thursday, March 12 at unknown time
Jamie Mason was born in Oklahoma City, but grew up in Washington, DC. She’s most often reading and writing, but in the life left over, she enjoys films, Formula 1 racing, football, traveling, and, conversely, staying at home. Jamie lives with her husband and two daughters in the mountains of western North Carolina. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Mar
13
Kim Cross
Parnassus Books, Friday, March 13 at 6:30pm
Kim Cross is an editor-at-large for Southern Living and a feature writer who has received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Society of American Travel Writers, and the Media Industry Newsletter. Her writing has appeared in Outside, Cooking Light, Bicycling, Runner’s World, The Tampa Bay Times, The Birmingham News, The Anniston Star, USA TODAY, The New Orleans Times-Picayune, and CNN.com. She lives in Alabama. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Mar
13
Kim Cross
Parnassus Books, Friday, March 13 at unknown time
Kim Cross is an editor-at-large for Southern Living and a feature writer who has received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Society of American Travel Writers, and the Media Industry Newsletter. Her writing has appeared in Outside, Cooking Light, Bicycling, Runner’s World, The Tampa Bay Times, The Birmingham News, The Anniston Star, USA TODAY, The New Orleans Times-Picayune, and CNN.com. She lives in Alabama. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Mar
15
Tom Franklin will be promoting The Tilted World
Landmark Booksellers, Sunday, March 15 at 3pm
Tom Franklin will be promoting The tilted world (added from HarperCollins)
Apr
1
Lauren Miller will be promoting Parallel
Parnassus Books, Wednesday, April 1 at 6:30pm
Lauren Miller will be promoting Parallel (added from HarperCollins)
Apr
26
Marie Bostwick
Parnassus Books, Sunday, April 26 at 2pm
Marie Bostwick (added from Random House)
May
4
Andrew Gross will be promoting Everything to Lose
Andrew Gross will be promoting Everything to Lose (added from HarperCollins)
May
22
Paul Stanley will be promoting Face the Music
Paul Stanley will be promoting Face the Music (added from HarperCollins)
Jun
22
Graeme Simsion
Parnassus Books, Monday, June 22 at unknown time
Graeme Simsion is a former IT consultant and the author of two nonfiction books on database design who decided, at the age of fifty, to turn his hand to fiction. His first novel, The Rosie Project, was published in 2013 and translation rights have been sold in over thirty-five languages. Graeme lives in Australia with his wife, Anne, and their two children. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Jul
19
Untitled event
Costco - Brentwood, Sunday, July 19 at 12:30pm
Jul
19
ReShonda Tate Billingsley
Books-A-Million #662, Sunday, July 19 at 2pm
ReShonda Tate Billingsley is the #1 national bestselling author of numerous novels for adults, as well as the Good Girlz teen series. She recently won the NAACP Award for Outstanding Literary Work for Say Amen Again. She is also the author of the nonfiction book The Motherhood Diaries. Visit her website at ReShondaTateBillingsley.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Jul
23
Smith Henderson will be promoting Fourth of July Creek
Parnassus Books, Thursday, July 23 at 6:30pm
Smith Henderson will be promoting Fourth of July Creek (added from HarperCollins)
Nov
14
Untitled event
Nashville Public Library - Main Library, Saturday, November 14 at 6:15pm
Nov
14
Untitled event
Parnassus Books, Saturday, November 14 at unknown time
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