Alert: The library will be closed for the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Thursday and Friday, November 26th and 27th with the bookdrop behind the building open for returns 24/7.The library will reopen Saturday the 28th at 9:00 am. Have a healthy and safe Thanksgiving!

Alert: THE LIBRARY WILL REMAIN IN PHASE 3 REOPENING DURING NOVEMBER. Meeting room use will be allowed but greatly restricted – please contact the library at 931-648-8826 for details. Most library activity has returned to normal with social distancing and enhanced cleaning in place. During November the library will continue with the suspension of all in-person programming and acceptance of donations - stay tuned for updates. Masks are required for patrons to enter the library in accordance with the county mayor’s executive order. 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!

Teacher reading to childrenPlease note: This is a suggested list to read aloud or have your child read independently. Parents may wish to preview all content to ensure appropriateness for their children.

  • Allard, Harry. (E All) Miss Nelson Is Missing
  • Asch, Frank. (E Ash) Moonbear (Series)
  • Asch, Frank. (E Asc) Happy Birthday, Moon
  • Bemelmans, Ludwig. (E Bem) Madeline (Series)
  • Berenstain, Stan & Jan. (E Ber) Inside Outside Upside Down
  • Bonsall, Crosby. (E Bon) And I Mean It Stanley
  • Bonsall, Crosby. (E Bon) The Day I Had to Play With My Sister
  • Brett, Jan. (E Bre) The Mitten
  • Byars, Beverly. (E Bya) My Brother Ant
  • Brown, Marc. (E Bro) Arthur’s Underwear (Series)
  • Capucilli, Alyssa. (E Cap) Biscuit (Series)
  • Carle, Eric. (E Car) A House For Hermit Crab
  • Carle, Eric (E Car) The Grouchy Ladybug
  • Henkes, Kevin. (E Hen) Shelia Rae, the Brave
  • Henkes, Kevin. (E Hen) Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse
  • Hest, Amy. (E Hes) You’re the Boss, Baby Duck
  • Hillert, Margaret. (E Hil) I Love You, Dear Dragon (Series)
  • Hoban, Lillian. (E Hob) Arthur’s Camp-out
  • Kraus, Robert. (E Kra) Leo the Late Bloomer
  • Lobel, Arnold. (E Lob) Owl at Home
  • Lopshire, Robert. (E Lop) Put Me in the Zoo
  • Martin, Bill. (E Mar) Brown Bear, Brown Bear
  • McCloskey, Robert. (E McC) Blueberries for Sal
  • McCloskey, Robert. (E McC) Make Way for Ducklings (Caldecott Medal)
  • Minarik, Else Homelund. (E Min) Little Bear (Series)
  • Munsch, Robert. (E Mun) Love You Forever
  • Noble, Trinka Hakes. (E Nob) The Day Jimmy’s Boa Ate the Wash
  • Parish, Peggy. (E Par) Amelia Bedelia (Series)
  • Rylant, Cynthia. (E Ryl) Henry and Mudge (Series)
  • Sendak, Maurice. (E Sen) Where the Wild Things Are (Caldecott Medal)
  • Sharmat, Marjorie. (E Sha) Nate the Great (Series)
  • Shaw, Nancy. (E Sha) Sheep in a Jeep (Series)
  • Small, David. (E Sma) Imogene’s Antlers
  • Van Leeuwen, Jean. (E Van) Amanda the Pig (Series)
  • Willems, Mo. (E Wil) Knuffle Bunny
  • Wiseman, Bernard. (E Wis) Morris the Moose
  • Yolen, Jane. (E Yol) How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?