A Statement from the Cape Girardeau Public Library

The mission of the Cape Girardeau Public Library is to be the community’s first choice for information-gathering, experiences through social interaction, programming, technology, and the written word for all ages.

Online Catalog Temporarily Unavailable

Access to the online catalog will be temporarily unavailable beginning Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00 PM as we make the switch to Missouri Evergreen. Our new catalog will go live on Thursday, July 27th. 

CGPL is Joining Missouri Evergreen!

Exciting news! CGPL is joining Missouri Evergreen–a consortium of over 60 library systems statewide (and growing!)

What changes can you expect as a library user?

Love Your Library During National Library Week!

While we recommend loving your library ALL YEAR ROUND, there is a specific week dedicated to appreciating your community’s greatest resource: your local library!  This year, celebrate National Library Week from April 23 - April 29.

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: