Alert: Your library will be closed July 3rd and 4th in observance of Independance day. We will resume regular hours once again on Monday, July 6th. The book drop will remain open 24/7 for you to return materials. Have a safe and wonderful holiday weekend!

Alert: THE LIBRARY WILL BEGIN A PHASE 2 REOPENING TO THE PUBLIC AT 9:00 AM TUESDAY, MAY 26TH. Library hours are shortened temporarily to 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday with the addition of SATURDAY HOURS 10AM – 2PM BEGINNING MAY 30TH. All library materials returned will continue to be quarantined for three days before being recirculated as a precautionary measure. 10 ITEMS MAY NOW BE PLACED ON HOLD either by using your online library account (use your library card number and 4-digit pin), or by calling the library for assistance at 931-648-8826. A browsing room is available at the library where 10 ADDITIONAL ITEMS MAY BE SELECTED FOR CHECKOUT in addition to holds. PHASE 2 WILL ADD ACCESS TO A LIMITED NUMBER OF PUBLIC COMPUTER STATIONS WITH ADDITIONAL AREA FOR UP TO 10 PATRONS WAITING FOR COMPUTERS ON THE 2ND FLOOR. THE COPY MACHINE ON THE 1ST FLOOR MAY NOW BE USED. Social distancing will be enforced - a limited number of patrons will allowed in the library building at any given time. We recommend the use of masks by patrons. During this phase 2 period, which will extend through June and July, the library will continue with the suspension of all programming, meeting room use and acceptance of donations. 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