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.

  • Ahlberg, Janet. (E Ahl) Each Peach Pear Plum: an "I spy" story
  • Aliki, (E Ali) We are Best Friends
  • Alborough, Jez. (E Alb) Duck in the Truck
  • Beaton, Clare. (E Bea) How Big Is a Pig?
  • Beaton, Clare. (E Bea) Zoë and Her Zebra
  • Bourgeois, Paulette. (E Bou) Franklin and the Thunderstorm (Series)
  • Bridwell, Norman. (E Bri) Clifford the Big Red Dog (Series)
  • Briggs, Raymond. (E Bri) Snowman
  • Brown, Marcia. (E Bro) Once A Mouse
  • Brown, Margaret Wise. (E Bro) Goodnight Moon
  • Burton, Virginia. (E Bur) The Little House (Caldecott Medal)
  • Capucilli, Alyssa. (E Cap) Biscuit (Series)
  • Carle, Eric. (E Car) The Very Hungry Caterpillar
  • Carle, Eric. (E Car) 1, 2, 3, to the Zoo
  • Christelow, Eileen. (E Chr) Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed (Series)
  • DeBrunoff, Jean. (E DeB) The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant (Series)
  • De Paola, Tomie (E DeP) Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs
  • Eastman, P.D. (E Eas) Are You My Mother?
  • Galdone, Paul. (E Gal) Hattie and the Fox
  • Guarino, Deborah. (E Gua) Is Your Mama A Llama?
  • Hest, Amy. (E Hes) Baby Duck and the Bad Eyeglasses (Series)
  • Hillert, Margaret. (E Hil) The Three Bears
  • Hoban, Russell. (E Hob) Bedtime for Frances (Series)
  • Hoberman, Mary Ann. (E Hob) Miss Mary Mack
  • Hutchins, Pat. (E Hut) The Doorbell Rang
  • Keats, Ezra Jack. (E Kea) Peter’s Chair
  • Keller, Holly. (E Hol) Geraldine’s Blanket
  • Langstaff, John. (E Lan) Frog Went ACourtin’ (Caldecott Medal)
  • Lobel, Arnold. (E Lob) Frog and Toad All Year (Series)
  • London, Jonathan. (E Lon) Froggy Gets Dressed (Series)
  • Marshall, James (E Mar) George and Martha
  • Martin, Bill and John Archambault (E Mar) Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
  • McGrath, Barbara Barbieri. (E McG) The Cheerios Counting Book
  • Numeroff, Laura Joffe. (E Num) If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
  • Rey, H. L. (E Rey) Curious George (Series)
  • Seuss, Dr. (E Seu) Green Eggs and Ham
  • Seuss, Dr. (E Seu) Hop on Pop
  • Sharmat, Mitchell. (E Sha) Gregory, the Terrible Eater
  • Taback, Simms. (E Tab) There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
  • Tafuri, Nancy. (E Taf) Have You Seen My Duckling?
  • Waber, Bernard. (E Wab) Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
  • Wells, Rosemary. (E Wel) Max’s Dragon Shirt
  • Winthrop, Elizabeth. (E Win) Shoes
  • Wood, Audrey. (E Woo) The Napping House
  • Yolen, Jane. (E Yol) Owl Moon (Caldecott Medal)
  • Zion, Gene. (E Zio) Harry the Dirty Dog