Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Central)
  • The Library Services for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing is now providing telephone service, loans of print and video materials (via UPS or in Nashville, curbside pick-up at select locations), AND we are accepting new library card applications! We have expanded our online offerings (e-books and e-videos) and online programming!  For Events posted on the Calendar - please contact the sponsor to see if the event has been cancelled before you go. If you have questions, call us or email dhoh@nashville.gov.


Our lending library of books, media programs, and assistive communication devices is one of the largest, if not THE largest in a public library in the country, with over 12,750 items in the collection.  It includes materials to educate the hearing public about hearing loss and deafness as well as accessible informational and entertaining materials for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.  Materials about deaf-blindness are also available. So, if you are experiencing a hearing a loss or want to learn more about any aspect relating to hearing loss "check out" our collection!

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All materials available for loan (books, media programs, and equipment) may be borrowed for 3-weeks.

Regardless of  where you live in Tennessee you may borrow materials from the Library Services for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing collection.  However, your hometown will determine the type of library card you will need. Click on LSDHH Application in the Help Center for more information about applications.