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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The Elizabeth Harris Library in Unadilla remains closed due to damage from the weather.
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USED BOOKMOBILE FOR SALE
The Lake Blackshear Regional Library is selling a 1993 Chevrolet bookmobile.
Basic specifications are:
Length: 21’ 10”
Width: 9’ 10”
Mileage: 115,897
GVWR: 10.500 – 11,800
Fuel: Gasoline
Fuel tank: 33 gallons

The bookmobile will be sold as is, with no guarantees or warranties. Sealed bids will be accepted until October 31, 2018 at 4:00 PM. Minimum bid is $500.00.

Sealed bids should be mailed or delivered to:
Anne Isbell, Director
Lake Blackshear Regional Library
307 East Lamar Street
Americus, GA 31709.

For more information or to inspect the bookmobile, call the library at 229 924-8091 X800 and ask for Anne. Please include contact information with your bid. No credit cards accepted. Check or cash only. Immediate payment expected. Bookmobile must be removed from library parking lot within a week of payment. Serious bidders only.

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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 Crisp County Library Board meets at 4:00 PM on the first Thursday of January, April, July, and October at the library in Cordele.
The Dooly County Library Board meets at 4:00 PM on the third Tuesday of January, April, July, and October at the library in Vienna.
The Schley County Library Board meets at 5:00 PM on the second Monday of January, April, July, and October at the library in Ellaville. 
The Sumter County Library Board meets at 6:00 PM on the first Tuesday of January, April, July, and October at the library in Americus.
The Lake Blackshear Regional Library board meets at 6:30 PM on the third Thursday of February (in Dooly County), on the third Thursday of May (in Crisp County), on the third Thursday of August (in Sumter County), and on the third Thursday of November (in Schley County).

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