Babes in Bookland


NAMI Support Group for Caregivers

Are you a caregiver? The stress of being available “24/7” to provide care for a loved one living with mental illness can be overwhelming. Come to a NAMI meeting and meet others who understand.

Meets: October 15 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.

Call: 622-8713 for more info and to leave a message. All calls are confidential.

Adult Coloring Book Club

Feeling stressed? Don’t worry, be happy!
Come and unwind with the latest artistic craze: adult coloring books.
Adult coloring books incorporate intricate patterns and designs. The library will provide all materials, cool music, and free tea.
Meets weekly; Thursday
Community Room
This is a drop-in group. No preregistration required.

Trustee Application

Library Trustee Application

eBooks for Kids!

The library has expanded services with a new digital collection website experience just for kids. The main MHLS Digital Download Collection now has a separate site to provide a safe and easy browsing experience for kids.

Libraries recognize the need to provide a safe environment for kids to browse library materials. Just as the children’s section of the physical library has its own place, the same experience is now available in the digital collection for kids eBooks and audiobooks. Browsing can be done by subject, reading level or interest level. Check out the Kid’s eReading Room.

New York State of Health

tumblebooksTumbleBooks are electronic versions of kids’ favorite picture books with added animation, sound, music and narration.


Cairo Public Library wins NYLA Award

The Cairo Public Library has been selected to receive the 2013 New York State Library Association—PLS Building Award for a library serving a population of under 20,000. According to the notification the “Public Libraries Section Board is impressed with your well planned and strategic building project that addresses the needs of your community and the future goals of your Library”. The library will receive a $1,000 award and a display plaque. The library gets numerous compliments on the library and gives many thanks to its architects Paul Mays and Meghan Brennan.
This is the library’s second NYLA Award in recent years. In 2011, Library Director Debra M. Kamecke received the L. Marion Moshier/Asa Wynkoop Award for Distinguished Librarianship.

“There is not such a cradle of democracy on earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.”

Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919)