206 Gallatin Road
, TN 37206
Located in the heart of East Nashville, about one mile from I-24, at the intersection of North 11th St. and Gallatin Rd., East Branch Library is across the street from East Literature Magnet School. Free parking is available behind the building.
The fourth of the original Carnegie libraries in Nashville, East was praised as an "architectural gem" when it opened on May 8, 1919. Having survived floods and tornadoes, East was beautifully restored in 2000 to reverse modern renovations made in the 1960s. The building features a limestone exterior, a marble foyer, large chandeliers, oak tables and chairs and many other special features. East Branch is a Metro Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The North Branch is the only other surviving Carnegie public library building in Nashville.