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Lake Blackshear Regional Library - Click here for a Map
307 East Lamar Street
Americus, GA 31709
229 924-8091
Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Friday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed

Cordele-Crisp Carnegie Library - Click here for a Map
115 East 11th Avenue
PO Box 310
Cordele, GA 31010-0310
229 276-1300
Monday & Wednesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM 
Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM 
Friday & Saturday 10:00 AM  - 4:00 PM 

Dooly County Library - Click here for a Map
1200 East Union Street
Vienna, GA 31092
229 268-4687
Monday 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM 
Saturday 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Elizabeth Harris Library - Click here for a Map
312 Harman Street, P.O. Box 930
Unadilla, GA 31091
478 627-9303
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Byromville Public Library  - Click here for a Map
452 Main Street P.O. Box 6
Byromville, GA 31007
478 433-5100 
Tuesday and Thursday 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM 

Schley County Library - Click here for a Map
54 South Broad Street P.O. Box 365
Ellaville, GA 31806
229 937-2004
Monday and Friday 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


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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