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Books for Sumter Children

Lake Blackshear Regional Library

307 East Lamar St

Americus, GA 3170




Contact Person
Candy Riccardi
Phone Number: 229-938-1946
Email Address:

Program Information

Books for Sumter Children is associated with Ferst Readers. Our organization offers free books to children from birth to 5 years of age in hopes of improving literacy in Sumter County.

Job Description

Students can assist with registration of children living in Sumter County 0-5 years of age. Also, students can work with our registrar, Anne Isbell, director of Lake Blackshear Regional Library, helping to sort through registration forms, entering data into the computer, verifying addresses and other information, etc.

Most work will take place at the Lake Blackshear Regional Library, 307 E. Lamar Street.


Little training is involved. Students should be friendly and outgoing.


During the hours for the Lake Blackshear Regional Library and for special events.Contact Anne Isbell at 229-924-8091. 

The library is open as follows:

Monday & Wednesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 AM -8:00PM         

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


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