Online Resources


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

eBooks and Audiobooks


World Book Online

To view local, state, and national news visit our News and Weather page and if job hunting, view our Job Resources page.

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

CMRLS Updates

CMRLS Libraries will close at 3:00 p.m., December 23, and remain closed through Wednesday, December 25. Regular Library hours will resume on Thursday, December 26. CMRLS staff, Board of Trustees, and Friends of the Libraries wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday!

CMRLS has been named one of Mississippi’s 2017-2018 Star Library Systems by the Mississippi Library Commission!


  • What Would The Holiday Season Be Without Joyful Songs? December 9, 2019
    Well, come on now! That would be pretty bad!That's why the Pearl Public Library wants to do their part in putting sweet songs in your heart!THAT'S RIGHT! SO, the Library invites you and the whole family to celebrate the holiday season with the musical stylings of the Pearl Northside Singers Tues. Dec. 10 at 5:30 in […]
  • Hearing how Patrons are Thankful for the Pearl Public Library Makes this Holiday Season Extra Special! December 2, 2019
    During the month of November patrons had an opportunity to tell why they are Thankful for the Pearl Public Library. We really appreciate those who participated.You know. Working in a library gives staffers an extraordinary opportunity to, not only help people, but welcome them into an environment that some of them have never been in. And, […]

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.