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.

  • Aardema, Verna. (E Aar) Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain
  • Adler, David. (E Adl) The Babe and I
  • Barrett, Judi. (E Bar) Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
  • Bemelmans, Ludwig. (E Bem) Madeline (Series)
  • Blume, Judy. (JF Blu) Freckle Juice
  • Brandenberg, Franz. (E Bra) Leo and Emily
  • Brown, Jeff. (JF Bro) Flat Stanley
  • Burton, Virginia. (E Bur) Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel
  • Byars, Betsy. (JF Bya) Wanted…Mud Blossom
  • Cazet, Denys. (E Caz) Minnie & Moo (Series)
  • Cleary, Beverly. (JF Cle) The Mouse and the Motorcycle
  • Cohen, Barbara. ( JF Coh) Molly’s Pilgrim
  • Cooney, Barbara. (E Coo) Chanticleer and the Fox (Caldecott Medal)
  • Delton, Judy. (E Del) Three Friends Find Spring
  • DeRegniers, Beatrice. (E DeR) May I Bring a Friend? (Caldecott Medal)
  • Fleishman, Paul. (E Fle) Westlandia
  • Fox, Mem. (E Fox) Night Noises
  • Hader, Berta. (E Had) The Big Snow (Caldecott Medal)
  • Hall, Donald. (E Hal) The Ox-Cart Man (Caldecott Medal)
  • Henkes, Kevin. (E Hen) Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse
  • Howe, James. (E How) Pinky and Rex (Series)
  • Lowry, Lois. (JF Low) Gooney Bird Greene
  • Kline, Suzy. (JF Kli) Horrible Harry in Room 2B (Series)
  • Osborne, Mary Pope. (JF Osb) Afternoon on the Amazon (Magic Tree House Series)
  • Parish, Peggy. (E Par) Amelia Bedelia (Series)
  • Peterson, John Lawrence. (E Pet) The Littles (Series)
  • Polacco, Patricia. (E Pol) Thunder Cake
  • Polacco, Patricia. (E Pol)  Mrs. Katz and Tush
  • Rylant, Cynthia (E Ryl) Henry and Mudge (Series)
  • Rylant, Cynthia (E Ryl) Poppleton (Series)
  • Sachar, Marvin (JF Sac) Marvin Redpost (Series)
  • Sharmat, Marjorie. (E Sha) Nate the Great and the Snowy Trail (Series)
  • Shreve, Susan Richards. (JF Shr) The Flunking of Joshua T. Bates
  • Silverstein, Shel. (E Sil) The Giving Tree
  • Steig, William. (E Ste) Sylvester and the Magic Pebble (Caldecott Medal)
  • Tresselt, Alvin. (E Tre) White Snow, Bright Snow (Caldecott Medal)
  • Van Allsburg, Chris. (E Van) The Polar Express (Caldecott Medal)
  • Viorst, Judith; Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day
  • Waber, Bernard. (E Wab) Ira Sleeps Over
  • Warner, Gertrude. (JF War) The Boxcar Children (Series)
  • White, E.B. (JF Whi) Charlotte’s Web
  • Williams, Vera. (E Wil) A Chair for My Mother
  • Winthrop, Elizabeth (E Win) As the Crow Flies
  • Wood, Audrey. (E Woo) The Napping House
  • Yolen, Jane. (E Yol) Owl Moon (Caldecott Medal)