Library Trustees

The Officers of the Lake Blackshear Regional Library System for July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016 are:                       

Gary Turner, Chair                                   

Benny Wade, First Vice Chair                          

Bill Bird, Second Vice Chair  

Pat Gordy, Third Vice Chair

CRISP COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD

    • Dimery, Gabrella
    • Henry, Arleeta
    • Lewis, Larry
    • Lucas, Curtis 
    • Oliver, Ida Rose
    • Overstreet, Bill
    • Summers, Sarah (Chair of the Crisp Board)
    • Wade, Benny
    • Wheeler, Lovie R. 

DOOLY COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD 

    • Braxton, Virginia
    • Evans, Pam
    • Johnson, Elaine 
    • Jones, Katherine
    • Keaton, Mildred
    • McCray, Kathy
    • Newby, Pat (Chair of the Dooly Board)
    • Turner, Gary 

SCHLEY COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD 

    • Dillard, Ann
    • Franklin, Donna
    • Gordy, Pat (Chair of the Schley Board)
    • Heath, Frances
    • Hite, Sue
    • McClellan, Judy
    • Phillips, Marianne 
    • Young, Michelle

SUMTER COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD 

    • Bird, Bill
    • Brown, Luneda
    • Cliett, Janice
    • Coley, Eddye
    • George, Fran
    • Henderson, Hope 
    • Lee, Keith
    • Strange, Elsie
    • Tarver, Sharon
    • Usry, Meg
    • Williams, Thelma (Chair of the Sumter Board)

All 38 members of the county library boards serve on the board of the Lake Blackshear Regional Library System.  The board meets four times a year -- on the third Thursday of February, May, August, and November at 6:30 PM.  Locations to be announced.  For more information about board meetings, please call 229 924-8091 or contact Anne Isbell at .

POSITION AVAILABLE
SCHLEY COUNTY LIBRARY MANAGER
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!

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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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