Storytimes in Americus!



September 9: Pete the Cat
September 16: ABCs & 123s
September 23: Lions & Tigers & Bears
September 30: Watch OUT!
October 7: What?! Cried Granny
October 14: No More Monkeys
October 21: This Little Piggy
October 28: My Lucky Day
November 4: Please, Puppy, Please! (with guests Sumter Humane Society)
November 11: Zoom-Zoom-Zoom
November 18: Pink & Purple
November 25: NO STORYTIME
December 2: The Crayons Quit!
December 9: Eat It Up
December 16: Holiday Fun Time
December 23 & 30
: NO STORYTIME...Happy Holidays!

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Please support the Sumter Humane Society by adopting a pet or donating today!
Some of the items on their Wish List include:
Dog/Puppy food
Cat/Kitten food
Pet beds
Dog/cat toys
Paper towels


The Schley County Public Library in Ellaville, GA is seeking two part time employees to each work 17 hours per week:

1.) one part time library manager ($9.75 per hour)
2.) one part time library clerk  ($7.75 per hour)

Both employees must work some Saturdays.  Minimum requirements for both positions are a high school diploma or GED, and computer skills.  Customer service experience preferred.  Preference for the manager’s position will be given to applicants with library experience and additional education.  

Both positions require significant interaction with the public.  In addition, the library manager will be responsible for planning, delivery and promotion of services, budget administration, and supervision of staff.  The manager is also the liaison with county officials and the county library board.

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 Friday, December 5, 2014 at 4:00 PM.




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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