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!

Genealogy

Ancestry.comAncestry Plus Library Edition
Features over 200 billion images in more than 7,000 unique databases via a library edition of the popular Ancestry.com website

HeritageQuestHeritage Quest
A comprehensive database of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Start to discover the amazing "history of you" with this essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place's past. 


Newspapers

Leaf Chronicle and Tennessean Archives
Covers The Leaf Chronicle Archives (2002-current) and The Tennessean Archives (2002-current)

InfoTracInfoTrac Newsstand (GALE)
InfoTrac Newsstand is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields.

National NewspaperNational Newspaper Index (GALE)
National Newspaper Index provides quick access to the indexing of America's top five newspapers in one seamless search: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post

19th Century Newspaper19th Century Newspapers (From in the library or From home)
A full-text searchable, facsimile-image database of 200 newspapers, chronicling 19th-century American culture, daily life and events. Provides a broad yet sensitive depiction of the United States in the 1800s valuable to both professional and general researchers.