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!
The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library offers Internet access and public use computers to patrons at no charge. Patrons must have their library card and be free of fines to use the library computers. Guests can use the computers for one day after showing an out-of-town id. We also offer Wireless Internet for all patrons.
There are currently 48 public computers available to patrons that each have Microsoft Word for word processing. These are available to patrons at no charge. The cost of printing is $.15* per page for black and white and $1.00* a page for color.
Through our interlibrary loan program, library patrons not only have access to the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library collection, they can access the resources of libraries across the country. Item available through interlibrary loan include not only books but also articles from magazines, journals, and newspapers.
Books may be borrowed at no cost; copies of magazine or newspaper articles may have a nominal charge, usually no more than $1.00* per page. It can take several weeks for an interlibrary loan to arrive. Please allow at least one month for your request to be processed before the item is needed. Items must be at least one year old to qualify for interlibrary loan.
To receive materials through interlibrary loan, simply come to the Circulation Desk on the first floor and complete an interlibrary loan request form or fill out the online form below. If you are uncertain of the title of the desired book, ask a staff member for assistance.
You may send a fax for only $1.00* per page and receive a fax for only $.50* per page. Our fax number is 931-648-8831.
This service allows library patrons in good standing to check out materials from any participating library in Tennessee - without paying a fee. It's great for those who travel frequently or whose community library carries a limited number of materials. A list of participating libraries is available at the Circulation Desk on the first floor.
For your convenience, photocopy machines are located on each floor. Cost of photocopies is $.15* per page. If you need assistance with the copy machines, please don't hesitate to ask a staff member.
With R.E.A.D.S. (Regional Ebook and Audiobook Download System), you can access thousands of best-selling and classic ebooks and audiobooks that are now compatible with the iPod®, iPhone™, iPod touch®, Kindle, Nook, Android devices, iPod nano®, as well as the Zune® and thousands of other MP3 players and e-readers. Log in by clicking "Account" in the upper righthand corner of the page.
As a special service to library patrons who may suffer from visual impairment, hearing impairment, or dyslexia, the library offers information on state and federal reading assistance programs. For more information about these services, ask any of our Reference Information personnel.
The library is equipped with an image enlarger for the visually impaired, which allows the patron to see books, newspapers, magazines, or any other reading material in a larger format. We also feature a Video Phone for hearing impaired patrons. A sign language specialist will appear on the TV screen to assist the patron in finding anything they need in the library.
The Tennessee Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped is a free library program of braille, recorded and large print materials available to residents of Tennessee who are not able to use standard print materials due to a visual or physical disability. The Tennessee Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (TLBPH) cooperates with the National Library Service: Library of Congress (NLS) to administer this free library service. Click here for more information on the services they provide.
NOTE: Late fees, fax and photocopy charges, and other costs are subject to change. To confirm current charges, call the library.