Welcome to the Collegedale Public Library!

Our Mission:  To enrich lives and build community by providing a  welcoming place to read, know, learn and grow.

Ancestry.com remote access available through April

Library Building Closed to the Public beginning March 24th

Monday, March 23, 2020 (All day)

We have another update about library services. On March 24th, 2020, the library building will close to the public. Staff will still be on hand to take questions and place holds on the phone. You may also place holds from home. Curbside pick-up will still be available but with expanded hours:

  • Monday-Thursday: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Friday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday-Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

You will receive an email notice when your holds are ready; you may pick up holds within the times listed above if you have received your email. Please pull up to the bookdrop behind the building, and call us to let us know you are here. We will bring your items out to you.

Tennessee Reads will still have ebooks and audiobooks available for download. Please call us if you need help getting started with that service. We can walk you through it over the phone.

If you have any questions about library services, please do not hesitate to call us. 423-396-9300

Stay safe!

New Temporary Hours

Monday, March 23, 2020 (All day) to Tuesday, March 24, 2020 (All day)

The Library has new hours temporarily:

Monday- Thursday: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday- Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

These hours are in effect until further notice.

Programs on hiatus

Monday, March 16, 2020 (All day)

Chattanooga Zoo Pass

Chattanooga Zoo has generously provided an annual membership card for the Library that can be checked out once a year per family for one week and used for zoo admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children per visit.  (If the card is lost, a $30 lost fee will be charged, and if it is returned late, a $4 per day overdue fine will be charged.)  There is a waiting list for the two Zoo Passes that we have, so place your hold now!  
This partnership furthers the Chattanooga Zoo's commitment to education and their mission to engage and inspire our community to better understand and preserve wildlife by creating meaningful connections between people and animals.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry.com Library Edition is a great way to research your family tree. Get access to census, marriage, death, immigration, and military records for free at the Collegedale Public Library. It provides access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos, plus local narratives, oral histories, indexes and other resources in over 30,000 databases that span from the 1500s to the 2000s.
Check our calendar for beginning genealogy classes to help you get started.
Ancestry.com Library Edition only works inside the Collegedale Public Library. The link will not work outside of the building. Please visit us to try it out!

2020 Reading Challenge

Kelly has developed a Reading Challenge designed to help readers choose materials from outside their typical reading “bubble” in order to find new literary likes and interests and encourage discussion among participants.

Pick up a paper copy of the Reading Challenge at the Library or link to the Library Goodreads Page and click on the link  for 2020 Reading Challenge to follow or join the discussion!



9318 Apison Pike
Collegedale, TN 37363
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