Public libraries are an excellent resource when it comes to inspiring children to read. Not only can you borrow books at no charge, you can also participate in the many events geared at early childhood literacy, such as storytime.
The public libraries of Sumner County are represented on this page. The links will provide you will contact information for each library, where you can to find out how to get a library card for you and your children, and discover the many events that each library offers.
Public libraries are well represented throughout the state of Tennessee, if your library does not appear on this list, contact your local county government for details on your library.
Volunteer State Community College students automatically have access to our library resources upon enrollment. Not a student? No problem. Stop in and request a community card, all you need is a state issued I.D. For more information on community cards, contact our circulation staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or 615-230-3400.
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library provides FREE books to children all over the world. Regardless of income, all children from birth to age 5 can enroll to receive a free book, which will be delivered to their home each month.
Little Free Libraries seem to be popping up everywhere. Many neighborhoods have created miniature libraries, allowing you to share books with others in your community. As their names suggest, it's free and you can keep, return, or even donate books.
You can find inspiration anywhere. Public libraries, such as New York Public Library, offer virtual storytimes, join them! Don't limit your child (or yourself) to your own backyard. Expand your horizons and embrace the diversity that is our world. Discover a book online; then borrow and enjoy from from your local library.