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Through Axis 360, the library makes available a growing collection of ebooks in EPUB and PDF formats. Some titles are available in BLIO format, which provides a more interactive experience and includes text-to-speech. There are fiction and non-...

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 library works with a vendor called Overdrive to grant access to great new ebooks. If you are having problems getting ebooks to work on your device, take a look at the Overdrive help page. This should answer most questions. If you still need...

As of August 1, 2017, One-Click Digital has merged with RBdigital. To access Rbdigital's eAudiobook collection, please download the new RBdigital app. For technical assistance, consult their help page. This should answer most questions. If you...

Symphonic Tales - Music to Our Ears

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Department of Performing Arts in partnership with the Chattanooga Public Library's Children's Department present Symphonic Tales, a music and literacy series for young children.

This program seeks to introduce instruments and music while also promoting literacy to children in a familiar setting. We blend musical pieces with fun stories, creating true sensory experiences. We encourage kids to let the music move them and to join in with the stories they love.


Since 2014 the Chattanooga Public Library and Hamilton County Schools have worked in partnership to provide every student with a free library card, a powerful learning tool that is renewed each year during school registration. 

Students work with their school librarians to get their free library card, regardless of their address within or outside of the Chattanooga city limits.  To make the process easy and accessible, the public library cards are issued at the school library and are good to use at any of the four neighborhood branches or online. 

Tech Goes Home CHA strives to ensure that all residents of Chattanooga and the greater Hamilton County area are equipped with the tools, training, and access to support 21st century skills development. The program is