January 12: BRRRR! Cold Outside
January 19: Stray Dog
January 26: Monkey & Me
February 2: Goodnight, Moon
February 9: Pete the Cat
February 16: LOVE, LOVE, LOVE
February 23: What? Cried Granny
March 1: The Birthday Fish
March 8: Spring is Coming!
March 15: Big Green Pocketbook
March 22: That's Good, That's Bad
March 29: Sneezin' Season
April 5: Old Mama Squirrel
April 12: Brown Bear, Brown Bear
April 19: Hungry Little Caterpillar
April 26: Safety First
May 3: Red, Orange, & Blue
May 10: Let's Jump & Sing
May 17 & 24: NO STORYTIME
May 31: First Program for Summer Reading Club 2016!

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 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
is coming!




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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