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!
Kids InfoBits (GALE)
Kids InfoBits is a database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, animals, history, sports and more.
A Universe of Free Resources for Grades K-5. It provides links to trusted, free online resources. Includes a galaxy of eBooks, homework helpers, games and activities brought to you by the Tennessee Electronic Library.
Find information about a variety of subjects ranging from weather facts to homework help to quizzes and games.
Junior Edition (GALE)
This periodical database is designed for students in junior high and middle school with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Kids Know It Network
This website is completely free and provides fun and interactive ways for children to learn about math, history, astronomy, dinosaurs, geography, spelling, geology, animals, chemistry, and memory. (Elementary ages)
This site is fully interactive and allows the user to sharpen basic math skills, play math-related games and explore new math concepts.
Math Playground is an educational site for elementary and middle school students where you can practice your math skills, play a logic game, and have some fun!
National Geographic Kids
National Geographic’s site for young readers is one of the best resources for information on the Net about the world, its people, and its wildlife.
Sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History, the Ology website is a playground for children interested in all areas of science. Some of the subjects covered include dinosaurs, marine biology, genetics, and astronomy.
Farmers Almanac for Kids
A children’s version of the Old Farmer’s Almanac. Contains facts about weather, stargazing, history and more.
Visit this website to learn how to do a science experiment and to find many ideas for science experiments. All of the science experiments are rated on a scale of 1-10 according to difficulty.
Science Fair Central
Although there's lots of fun science stuff to peruse here, you'll find the meat of the matter in the Soup to Nuts Handbook written by Janice Van Cleve, author of more than forty books on science and science fairs.
Library of Congress presents America's Story from America's Library
The Library of Congress puts the story back in history through images of primary source documents, prints, photographs, maps, recordings and other materials from the past.
Ben's Guide to Government
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers.
U.S. Mint for Kids
H.I.P. Pocket Change is a fun, dynamic, and educational Web site developed by the U.S. Mint. Students can learn about U.S. history, coins, and the U.S. Mint.