Calling All Library Lovers!

We all know February honors important celebrations like Black History Month, Chinese New Year, and Valentine's Day - but did you know February is also National Library Lovers Month? Now you do!


Every year, book lovers celebrate Library Shelfie Day on the fourth Wednesday of January. This year, Library Shelfie Day falls on January 25th. What is Library Shelfie Day? It’s a day dedicated to sharing your personal library bookshelf with the world.

What is Hygge?

Hygge. It's such a fun and silly word to say, but what does it mean? According to Merriam-Webster, hygge is “a cozy quality that makes a person feel content and comfortable”.

New Year, New Skills in the Youth Department!

Everyone knows January is the time for making resolutions and learning new skills. Here at the library, we want to encourage that love of learning and exploring! Starting in January, we will be hosting a new monthly program for patrons ages 6-11, called Bite-Sized Chefs!

January Book Blitz

Season's greetings and happy holidays from the Cape Girardeau Public Library! It’s a new year, and you know what that means? New reading lists, new resolutions, new goals, and a fresh start for all!

Welcome to Our New Website!

We’ve been working behind the scenes for months now, and it’s finally ready to unveil to all of our favorite people (just to be clear, that includes YOU). 

Poke around our new site–we hope you love the fresh look and feel, plus some of the brand-new features we’ve added: