Sumter County Friends of the Public Library

 

Who are the Sumter County Friends of the Public Library?

The Friends of the Library are volunteers who demonstrate their belief in the importance of excellent public libraries by:

    • becoming members of the Sumter County Friends of the Public Library.
    • donating their old books, money and time for the benefit of the Lake Blackshear Regional Library.
    • sorting, boxing and pricing books donated for the Book Sales.
    • organizing, staffing and conducting the annual Book Sales.

Become a Friend Today

We need your help to continue to provide the extras that local, state and federal funds cannot cover.? It is important to provide our citizens with the best and most current materials so our community can continue to grow in knowledge.? We are proud to have had a part in making the Lake Blackshear Regional Library progressive and we look forward to continuing this partnership as we begin our fourth decade of service.

Won't you join us today?

Benefits of Membership:

    • The satisfaction that comes with the knowledge that you are supporting and promoting the Lake Blackshear Regional Library.
    • The fun of working at the library and at the Book Sales.
    • The camaraderie of meeting new friends who love books.  

Print the form below or click here to download a PDF version for print. Return this form to: 307 East Lamar Street, Americus, GA 31709

 

MEMBERSHIP FOR

SUMTER COUNTY FRIENDS OF THE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Return this form to:  307 East Lamar Street, Americus, GA  31709

 

Name _____________________   Date ________

 

Address ____________________________

 

Phone  Home _____________   Work ____________

 

_____  Individual $ 5.00                                  _____  Family $15.00

_____  Youth (Age 17 & under) $ 1.00           _____  Senior Citizens (Over Age 65) $1.00

_____  Business or Organization $25.00        _____  Sponsor $100.00++

 

If you would prefer to receive notices by email, please provide your address.

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ADULT LITERACY COORDINATOR
Lake Blackshear Regional Library
17 hours per week, $12.00 per hour. Degree preferred. Experience in grant writing, fundraising and non-profit administration preferred. Background check/drug screening required. Applications available at any system library location or HERE. Applications must include a resume and be received by 4:00 PM, Wednesday, August 3, 2016. The Lake Blackshear Regional Library is an equal opportunity employer.


CLEANING/MAINTENANCE POSITION
Cordele-Crisp Carnegie Library
Part time cleaning/maintenance position. 15 hours/week. Background check/drug screening required. Minimum wage ($7.25). Must be 18 to apply. Applications available at any system library location or HERE Applications must be received by 4:00 PM, Wednesday, August 3, 2016.

POSITION AVAILABLE
SCHLEY COUNTY LIBRARY CLERK
The Schley County Public Library in Ellaville, GA is seeking a part time Library Clerk to work 17 hours per week. Pay is $8.00 per hour. Employee must work some Saturdays. Minimum requirements are a high school diploma or GED and computer skills. Customer service experience preferred. Applications are available online HERE or at any Lake Blackshear Regional Library System location. Drug screening and background check required. The Schley County Public Library is a branch of the Lake Blackshear Regional Library. Applications must be received by Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 4:00 PM.


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The Lake Blackshear Regional Library (Americus) holds a subscription to BookPage, courtesy of the Sumter County Friends of the Public Library, and keeps current copies at the front desk. These are free to the public. Click here to go to the online BookPage.

Our Mission

The Lake Blackshear Regional Library System's mission is to provide organized access to information through various formats and meet educational, informational, recreational and cultural needs of the citizens of Crisp, Dooly, Schley and Sumter Counties, and to improve efficiency in operations.

The Sumter County Library Board meets at 6:00 PM on the first Tuesday of January, April, July and October at the Lake Blackshear Regional Library.

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