The Lake Blackshear Regional Library System welcomes donations and memorial gifts according to the following guidelines:

Financial Support:

Monetary donations are accepted in the form of cash, personal check, or money order. Please make your check payable to the library to which you are donating. A receipt for your tax-deductible donation will be furnished.
Funds donated are used to support the purchase of new materials for the library’s collection, and you may choose to designate the use of your gift toward adult reading materials, children’s reading materials, the annual Vacation Reading Program for children, or for the greatest need.

Memorial Gifts:

Monetary and book gifts to memorialize and honor individuals are welcome. Donors may give a book or select a title for acquisition with their gift. A book plate will be added commemorating the gift. Both the donor and the honoree (or their family) will receive written acknowledgment of the gift.
Please click HERE for a form to accompany your memorial gift.

Donations of Gently Used Books, CDs & DVDs:

Our library system is happy to accept gently used books, CDs, DVDs and other materials which may be sold in our Friends of the Library Book Sale. Once donated all materials become the property of the library. A receipt for your donation for income tax purposes will be issued upon request.
Small donations up to about 6 boxes can be dropped off any time at any of our libraries. For larger donations please call ahead.

The Schley County Public Library in Ellaville, GA is seeking a part time Library Manager to work 17 hours per week. Pay is $9.75 per hour. Employee must work some Saturdays.
Minimum requirements 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. Position requires 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 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 Monday, May 16, 2016 at 4:00 PM.
Summer Reading Program
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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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