Online Resources

Please check our online EVENTS calendar for virtual events.


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.

Mississippi State Department of Health: Coronavirus COVID-19

CDC COVID Data Tracker (including vaccinations).

CMRLS Updates

Please follow us as CMRLS.Libraries on Facebook and watch this website for announcements.

Libraries are OPEN! However, due to the pandemic, library hours may vary between branches; check with your local library for hours of operation. To use the libraries, you must by order of the CMRLS Board of Trustees:

  • Face coverings for patrons and CMRLS employees will be recommended.
  • Wash or sanitize your hands
  • Stay 6 feet away from others

Other concerns:

  • Book drops remain open
  • Computers will be sanitized after each use
  • Items will no longer be quarantined but will be cleaned for safety
  • Cake pans and Fit Kits may be checked out beginning May 1, 2021
  • Library items that are returned late will accrue fines beginning May 1, 2021.

Programs will continue online through CMRLS.Libraries on Facebook and CMRLS blogs listed on the webpage and here. Be sure to check the Events Calendar on this website for the schedule of events. We look forward to seeing you and to beginning programs in the libraries, soon.

About Us

Welcome to Central Mississippi Regional Library System, 20 branches serving approximately 226,000 citizens of Rankin, Scott, Simpson, and Smith counties. To learn more about CMRLS, please visit our About Us page.