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

Mendenhall Public Library will be closed for renovations Friday, November 8th through Tuesday, November 12th. The Library will reopen with regular hours on Wednesday, November 13th.


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


  • Bubble Time at Lake November 13, 2019
    This month we had a bubblicious time at story time in Lake.  In between books and songs we had fun dancing in the bubbles from the bubble machine.  Everyone made their own bubble wand and discovered that no matter what shape it is, bubbles always come out round.  Join us the first Wednesday of every […]
  • Duck Hunt at the Brandon Library! November 8, 2019
    Look for ducks hiding in the library from:November 12-December 6!When you find a duck, take it to the Circulation Desk and exchange it for an entry form for the Christmas Drawing from the Friends of the Brandon Library. The prize will be a $100 gift card.Only one entry per day.(That means you can only find one duck per day.)Drawing […]

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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.