Education Outreach: About Us

What is Education Outreach at the Tennessee State Library and Archives?

Greetings from Tennessee postcardA program at the Library & Archives focused specifically on linking educators with primary sources for use in classroom instruction. Students can also easily access the digitized primary sources on our website. For a full listing of our services, please download our education outreach brochure.

Visitor’s Guide

The Library Reading Room, the Microfilm Reading Room and Manuscripts at the Library & Archives are open Tuesdays through Saturdays 8:00am - 4:30pm (Central Time). Legislative History is open Tuesdays through Fridays 8:00am - 4:30pm (Central Time). The Library & Archives will always be closed on Mondays.

Please note: Archival materials are available for retrieval between the hours of 8:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. If you know you will need materials between 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, please call ahead to the Public Services section at 615-741-2764 or email TSLA. We will do our best to accommodate your request.

Visit our Visitors Guide page to learn more about location, parking, use of electronic devices, and more at the Library & Archives.

Professional Development

The Library & Archives is happy to provide professional development for teachers in communities across the state of Tennessee. To schedule an in-service presentation, please contact Kelly Wilkerson at 615-253-3469 or by email at Please also check our website for upcoming workshops and presentations being offered by Library & Archives staff.

Intern and Volunteer Opportunities

Click here to learn about intern and volunteer opportunities at the Tennessee State Library and Archives.

Need assistance? Contact:

Kelly Wilkerson                                                                        
Archivist and Education Outreach Coordinator
Tennessee State Library and Archives
403 7th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37243

Casey Gymrek
Education Outreach Archivist
Tennessee State Library and Archives
403 7th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37243