Alert: Your library will be closed July 3rd and 4th in observance of Independance day. We will resume regular hours once again on Monday, July 6th. The book drop will remain open 24/7 for you to return materials. Have a safe and wonderful holiday weekend!
Alert: THE LIBRARY WILL BEGIN A PHASE 2 REOPENING TO THE PUBLIC AT 9:00 AM TUESDAY, MAY 26TH. Library hours are shortened temporarily to 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday with the addition of SATURDAY HOURS 10AM – 2PM BEGINNING MAY 30TH. All library materials returned will continue to be quarantined for three days before being recirculated as a precautionary measure. 10 ITEMS MAY NOW BE PLACED ON HOLD either by using your online library account (use your library card number and 4-digit pin), or by calling the library for assistance at 931-648-8826. A browsing room is available at the library where 10 ADDITIONAL ITEMS MAY BE SELECTED FOR CHECKOUT in addition to holds. PHASE 2 WILL ADD ACCESS TO A LIMITED NUMBER OF PUBLIC COMPUTER STATIONS WITH ADDITIONAL AREA FOR UP TO 10 PATRONS WAITING FOR COMPUTERS ON THE 2ND FLOOR. THE COPY MACHINE ON THE 1ST FLOOR MAY NOW BE USED. Social distancing will be enforced - a limited number of patrons will allowed in the library building at any given time. We recommend the use of masks by patrons. During this phase 2 period, which will extend through June and July, the library will continue with the suspension of all programming, meeting room use and acceptance of donations. We continue to push out resources for engagement at home through our FB page https://www.facebook.com/CMCPublicLibrary. Please stay safe and we will see you soon!
Are you a first time visitor? We at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library welcome you! There are many services to explore and we can't wait to help you discover them. Whatever your age, we provide something for everyone ranging from:
The first step in your journey is applying for your library card. All residents of Montgomery County are eligible for a library card at no cost. Parents must sign as responsible party for children under the age of 18. Fort Campbell soldiers (and their dependents) living either on post or in Montgomery County are considered Montgomery County residents for library purposes. A military ID card is required for service members and/or dependent spouses living on Ft. Campbell in addition to the requirements in the following paragraph. Non-residents must pay a $20.00 annual fee to receive a library card. Here is a link to complete information and rules about checking out items at the library: circulation brochure
To apply for a library card, simply present valid photo ID at the circulation desk. There is currently no online application for a library card. Proof of current address is required if the address on the photo ID is not correct. Acceptable forms of proof of address include: signed rental agreement, utility bill or setup, USPS mail forwarding form, anything sent to you through the mail in the last 30 days, car registration, voter registration, check book, and pay stub.
University students who live on campus, but are from out of the county, must provide proof of their university P.O. Box, their school ID and a valid photo ID to obtain a 1-yr University card.
In addition to Montgomery County, he following zip codes within our service area
are eligible to receive a free library card:
Kentucky zip codes that may receive a free library card: 42204, 42220, 42223, 42234, 42262, 42265, 42266, 42286.
Some residents outside Montgomery County may obtain a Tennessee Library Card (TLC card) with a qualifying library card from a participating library. These cards have limited privileges.
Please call the circulation desk at (931) 648-8826 with any questions about applying for a library card.