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Live online help from expert tutors for students and adult learners. In addition to homework help for students from elementary through high school, Brainfuse provides resources for adults, such as test preparation for GED, Citizenship Test, ASVAB...

Borrow free digital video, music, ebooks, comics and audiobooks with your library card. Gain access to thousands of titles – available for instant streaming or temporarily download – and enjoy on your smartphone, tablet or computer. There’s no...

The TumbleBook Library is a collection of popular children's books presented as animated, talking picture stories.

Updated print and online encyclopedia, reference books, nonfiction books and free kids' educational resources.

Make Play Read Learn = Best Summer Ever!


Get ready to have the best summer ever as we kick off Make Play Read Learn all across the city!  

Register online using the links below or come see a librarian at any branch.

After you register be sure to pick up your Make Play Read Learn passport filled with 26 fun activities to do all summer. 

Features of the Children's Department

Kids Library Programs

Children visiting the Chattanooga Public Library can enjoy so many fabulous activities at every branch!  Each library has created a magical destination for learning and play in their areas designated especially for children.  Drop by any time to join the fun.  And always check our event calendar for weekly and popup programs! Need to speak with one of our Children's Librarians, give our department a call: 423-643-7730

Here are just a few things you may discover:

Bouncing Babies!

Our popular Baby Bounce program is now happening at every branch! As babies grow, they learn by interacting, playing, imitating adults and by watching others.  In Baby Bounce, caregivers learn songs and finger-plays to use at home with their children.