Coalfield Public Library Teen Summer Reading Program

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Teen Summer Reading Program

The Teen Summer Reading Program is open to ages 12 and up. The theme is Build a Better World. Registration is at the Coalfield Public Library. Book review and tracking forms are due to the library August 1st. It will be a fun, though-provoking program to help you stay busy this summer!!

Schedule of Events:

  • Dystopian Read-a-Thon(Summer Long) – Read as many dystopian books as you can this summer. The top teen reader wins a $25 Books A Million gift card! See front desk for book reading log or click here: Teen Reading Log.
  • Books A Million Contest(Summer Long) – Read and review the most books and earn a $25 Books A Million gift card! See front desk for book review form or click here teen Book Review.

Remember to submit your forms to the library 8/1/17.

Summer Reading Program 2017

Tuesdays June – July 2017 @ 2pm

*K-5th grade*

Stop by the library to register and pick up a reading log. We will have an end of summer party to celebrate those readers who complete their goal!



Preschool Storytime: Monday, 5/15/17 2pm

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Our next Preschool Storytime is Monday, 5/15/17 from 2:00 – 2:30 PM. This half hour program is for ages 3-5 and includes sharing picture books, crafts, active participation and lots of fun. Parent or guardian must stay with children.

Public Meeting Notice for the Coalfield Public Library: Thursday, April 13th at 6:30 pm

Public Meeting Notice
Coalfield Public Library
Thursday, April 13th at 6:30 pm
The meeting purpose is to plan and discuss the need for a new roof for the Coalfield Public Library due to a severe leak. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Our mailing address for donations is Coalfield Public Library, PO Box 362, Coalfield, TN 37719.

(posted at the request of the Coalfield Library Association)

You’re Invited to Our Book Discussion: Land of the Painted Caves


BOOK DISCUSSION: Land of the Painted Caves

The Coalfield Public Library is hosting a FREE reading, viewing and discussion series for adults titled Pushing the Limits. We cordially invite you to attend. The series brings together books and video featuring authors, scientists and everyday people who thrive on exploring the natural world– for scholar-led discussions at the library.

SCIENCE PARTNER DISCUSSION: Non traditional food sources.

This is part one of a series of four upcoming book discussions we are hosting. One might consider them book club meets science cafe. We will offer light refreshments and the first 10 participants to register will receive a Land of the Painted Caves book and t-shirt!

Our library is one of 110 rural public libraries hosting the series made possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Jim Haynes will lead the four-part series. Mr. Haynes is a local science and mathematics teacher. He is also owner and teacher of the School of Martial Arts ( The first program will be held Saturday, January 28th at 10:30am at the Coalfield Public Library.

TO REGISTER, email the following information to

Phone number
Email address
Mailing Address
T-shirt size

Pushing the Limits is a reading, viewing and discussion program for adults in communities served by rural libraries, made possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation. The program is the work of a team of library professionals, scientists, and filmmakers from organizations including Dartmouth College, the Association for Rural and Small Libraries, the Califa Library Group, Public Library Association, Dawson Media Group, Institute for Learning Innovations, Goodman Research Group, and Oregon State University.

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