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The East Ridge City Library is located in the City Hall building at 1517 Tombras Avenue, with entrances both inside and outside of City Hall. We have many of the area school reading list books availabile, as well as many best sellers, large-print books and books on audio. 


The library is now online! See the online catalog, reserve a book and check on overdue fines. E-Books are available for check out. Go by the library and receive your new card today!To get started, click HERE



  • The East Ridge Library has updated our Phased Reopening Plan to PHASE 2 starting September 14, 2020. Please see links for more information:
    All Phases Information: DOCUMENT    

  • We have now started a curbside pickup service along with updated times that are available for this program. Please see flyer for more information (FLYER)




Sign up for a library card today! A parent's signature is required for applicants under the age of eighteen. (Cards are available FREE OF CHARGE to East Ridge residents. Non-residents are charged a one-time $20 fee for a lifetime family library membership.) Simply bring a valid driver’s license with your East Ridge zip code of 37412 on it OR a picture I.D. and 2 forms of proof of residence. Acceptable forms are current utility bills, a lease or deed to the property, vehicle registration or bank statement. Children must be at least 5 years of age to receive a library card. You may check out 6 books per library card, with a limit of 2 books per subject. The checkout period is for 2 weeks.

It's time for some reading fun! Due to the practice of 
social distancing, this year's program will be virtual.
Please click on the below link to view registration info:

Summer Reading 2020 - Virtual Style Information registration link: REGISTER HERE
Registration Codes (needed to register each child):

  • Listeners (up to age 6): 23ef9
  • Readers (ages 6 to 12): 75080
  • Teens (ages 13 to 18): 45d57

Registration begins Monday, June 8, 2020 and
Reading Logs are due Saturday, July 25, 2020


Pre-School Story Time: Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m.


Monday & Wednesday
10:00a.m. to 8:00p.m.

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
10:00a.m. to 6:00p.m.

Closed on Sundays

(423) 867-7323 (READ)