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.

  • 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)