Celebrate National Family Day With Us!

National Family Day (September 26) celebrates families of all types, backgrounds, and sizes. For this day, focus on the people who make your life meaningful! For anyone looking to spend quality time with their family, CGPL has a diverse collection of activities for checkout.

Read an eBook Day!

As technology is growing, the accessibility to books is growing as well. Now getting a book is easier than ever. One of the more recent advancements in the book industry has been the rise of eBooks.

Celebrating Books!

Whether it’s reading a book or buying one, September has a lot of literary days of celebration:

Thanks For Your Memories

Since the beginning of time, humans have been writing and talking about themselves and their experiences. During ancient times people relied on scrolls, clay tablets, and oral traditions to pass on their thoughts and experiences.

Fall Local Author Fair

With cooler evening temperatures and hazy, cloudy days ahead, you know that fall is right around the corner. Along with the changing of the leaves and the arrival of all things pumpkin-spice, comes our annual Fall Local Author Fair!

Back to Reality!

Summer reading might be over, but that doesn't mean the fun stops at the public library!

Falling in Love Page After Page

Romance Awareness Month

Though the idea of Romance Awareness Month is really to bring attention to romance and the idea that even in an established relationship there should be some intention behind gestures that keeps the spark and fun of the relationship alive, it's important to remem

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. 

What's Your Picnic Vibe?

Summer is the time for picnic fun, and July is National Picnic Month. It's a good time to grab a book and something tasty to eat, then find a beautiful place outdoors to get some reading in. Here are a few of my favorite picnic aesthetics...complete with reading recommendations to match!

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?

Battling Boredom at the Library

July is Anti-Boredom Month and perfect timing too! July just so happens to be the height of summer reading. If you can’t beat boredom at the library, where else can you go? There are so many fun free things to do here from programs for all ages to books and bored games.