Online Resources


Find a full list of our online resources on our Digital Library page.

eBooks and Audiobooks


World Book Online

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To view the full list of our resources, please visit our Virtual Reference Collection page.

CMRLS Updates

Flowood, Pearl, Richland, Forest, Magee, Mendenhall, and Raleigh Libraries begin Curbside Service on Tuesday, May 26. Libraries will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. for pickup, checkout, and document services. Visit the online catalog to place holds or call one of these libraries when arriving to speak with staff. Phone numbers will be posted at the library. We look forward to seeing you and to opening the buildings at a future date.

Mississippi State Department of Health: Coronavirus COVID-19


  • June Greetings May 26, 2020
    June Greetings from the ReservoirGreetings from the Northwest Point Reservoir Library! The staff of the library has been hard at work getting the library and all of our materials ready for our patron's return! We are so excited to begin curbside services at select branches within the Central Mississippi Library System.Curbside servicesThe Library has been […]
  • Check it out! May 26, 2020
    We bring it too you! Now that is what I call service.Today seven of Central MS libraries (Raleigh, Magee, Mendenhall, Forest, Pearl, Richland, and Flowood) will start curbside service for you.I know you have been missing your library materials but now you can get that next book you wanted to read or that movie you […]

About Us

Welcome to Central Mississippi Regional Library System, 20 branches serving approximately 216,000 citizens of Rankin, Scott, Simpson, and Smith counties. To learn more about CMRLS, please visit our About Us page.