Alert: THE LIBRARY WILL BEGIN PHASE 3 REOPENING TO THE PUBLIC AT 9:00 AM TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH. Library hours will return to normal, browsing of the entire library collection is available and patrons may check themselves out without using the holds service. Meeting room use will be allowed but greatly restricted – please contact the library at 931-648-8826 for details – NEW SIGNUPS WILL BEGIN TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH. Limited seating will be available in the library along with computer use with social distancing and enhanced cleaning. During this phase 3 period the length of which is unknown at this time, the library will continue with the suspension of all in-person programming and acceptance of donations. Masks are required for patrons to enter the library during the period of 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?