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.

  • 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