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


  • Far Out Programs at the Pearl Public Library! September 16, 2019
    Taking it celestial September's How-To Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 6 p.m. is Painting Planets!All you do is take acrylic painting paper, paint, Mason jar lids and, of course, a little imagination and there you have it! Galaxy art! If you are all about creativity and enjoying a relaxing time, this program is definitely for you!The How-To Tuesday […]
  • Fitness Is Not a Fad at Forest Library September 13, 2019
    In a world full of fads, women's fitness is not a craze or a novelty or even a whim. A fad is defined as an intense and widely shared enthusiasm for something, especially one that is short-lived or without basis in the object's qualities. Synonyms include fixation, trend, fashion, or the latest thing; however, none […]

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.