Wednesday, December 17, 2014

East Mississippi Regional Library System Holiday Hours 

 All EMRL library locations will CLOSED on the following days for a staff development day, and in observance of the upcoming holiday season:

December 23rd: Staff Meeting
December 24th: Christmas Eve
December 25th: Christmas Day
January 1st: New Year's Day

In addition, the Heidelberg branch will be closed on the following Saturdays:
December 27th
January 3rd

Make sure to visit us ahead of time to take care of all your holiday reading/viewing needs!

If you can't make it in, don't worry, eBooks are available to our patrons 24/7 at

We thank you for your support in the last year, and we look forward to serving you in 2015.

Happy Holidays!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Check out these new titles now at your EMRL branch!

Product DetailsProduct DetailsProduct Details

Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Robinson, Marilynne
How to train your dragon 2
House of robots
Patterson, James
Betrayed : a Rosato & Associates novel
Scottoline, Lisa
Hope to die
Patterson, James
22 Jump Street
The expendables 3
The Giver
The Cartel 5 : La Bella Mafia
Tyler Perry's a Madea Christmas
Tom Clancy full force and effect
Greaney, Mark
Woman with a gun : a novel
Margolin, Phillip
Flesh and blood (Large Print)
Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
Into the storm
The hundred-foot journey
Gray Mountain (Audio CD)
Grisham, John
Nora Roberts Circle Trilogy Morrigan's Cross, Dance of the Gods, Valley of Silence. (Audio CD)
Roberts, Nora
Dawn of the planet of the apes
Kid sheriff and the terrible Toads
Shea, Bob
Colón, Raúl
Yoda : the story of a cat and his kittens
Stern, Beth
Lion, lion
Busch, Miriam
Strongheart : the world's first movie star dog
McCully, Emily Arnold

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Now Available: eBooks!

EMRL patrons can now check out eBooks via Overdrive! To get started, click the image above, or visit

When you get to the website, click on "Sign In" in the upper right-hand corner. You'll then select the East Mississippi Regional Library as your library. 

Finally, you'll need your library card number (located on the back of your card), and a pin number, which will be the last four digits of the phone number we have on file for you. 

With over 1400 titles to choose from already (and new titles being added everyday) there is truly something for everyone!

How you start to read books will depend on what device you have. Overdrive works with almost all devices including Kindle, iPad, iPhone, and more. For more information, visit, or you can call or visit your local EMRL branch. 

As always, you may also email us at with any questions.

Happy Reading! 

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Jasper County Genealogical & Historical Society Open House October 4th at the Mary Weems Parker Memorial Library in Heidelberg

Make sure to join the Jasper County Genealogical & Historical Society for an Open House this Saturday, October 4th from 1 pm to 6 pm at the Mary Weems Parker Memorial Library in Heidelberg!

Visitors will be able to browse genealogical resources, including Civil War and cemetery records, family histories, Jasper County histories, and more. 

Society members will be on hand to assist visitors who need assistance finding particular pieces of genealogical & historical information. 

Members will also be accepting donations of family records or history, and other types of histories which would be useful to the community. 

Refreshments will be served, and all are welcome! Hope to see you there.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

New books and DVDs at your EMRL branch

Come check out these new titles at your EMRL branch!

Product DetailsProduct DetailsProduct Details

Healing the wounds of the past
Jakes, T. D.
Wayfaring stranger : a novel
Burke, James Lee
God's not dead
Need for speed
Somewhere safe with somebody good
Karon, Jan
Angels walking
Kingsbury, Karen
Murder 101 : a Decker/Lazarus novel
Kellerman, Faye
The river
Lewis, Beverly
See no evil
Mathis, Edward
Hooper, Kay
The eye of heaven
Cussler, Clive
Moms' night out
Danger down the Nile
Patterson, James
Draft day
What I know for sure
Winfrey, Oprah
Mona Lisa : a life discovered
Hales, Dianne R.
Fives and twenty-fives
Pitre, Michael
The story of land and sea : a novel
Smith, Katy Simpson
We are not ourselves
Thomas, Matthew
Booty bones
Haines, Carolyn
The old farmer's almanac : 2015

100 days of real food : how we did it, what we learned, and 100 easy, wholesome recipes your family will love
Leake, Lisa
Blood on the water : a William Monk novel
Perry, Anne
Festive in death
Robb, J. D.
Robert B. Parker's Blind spot : a Jesse Stone novel
Coleman, Reed Farrel
Captain America. The winter soldier
UnPHILtered : the way I see it
Robertson, Phil
Edge of eternity
Follett, Ken
The Golem of Hollywood
Kellerman, Jonathan
The blood of an Englishman : an Agatha Raisin mystery
Beaton, M. C.
My teacher is a monster! (no, I am not)
Brown, Peter
Personal : a Jack Reacher novel
Child, Lee