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!

Donate Your Used Books to the Library

Thank you for your interest in donating materials to the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library.

The Library accepts donations of books, DVDs, and CDs in new or gently-used condition. Please donate during open hours.

We Accept

Materials in good condition (no torn, yellowed, water-damaged, or marked-on pages; no broken bindings or stained covers.)

  • Books
  • Music CDs
  • DVDs
  • MP3 audiobooks and music CDs
  • Audiobooks on CD (unabridged only)

We Cannot Accept

Materials in poor condition (has stains, mold/mildew, are pest-infested, smell, damaged bindings, writing, etc.)

  • Textbooks/Encyclopedias
  • Self-published material (except for archival purposes)
  • Book Club Editions
  • Reader’s Digest Books
  • Magazines & Newspapers
  • Magazine Gift Subscriptions

Library staff screen all donated materials for potential addition to the library's collections.

Materials not suitable for inclusion in our collection may be given to the Friends of the Library for their book sales. Funds raised at these sales support the Children's Summer Reading Program and other valuable library programs.

Library staff members are unable to assess the value of donated materials for tax purposes. We will be glad to give you a letter, which will also serve as the acknowledgement of your gift. If you would like a letter, please provide the number of items donated.