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Lake Blackshear Regional Library

307 East Lamar Street

Americus, GA 31709

Contact Person
Beth Tanner
Phone Number: 229-924-9010
Email Address:

Program Information

Lake Blackshear Regional Library in Americus serves as the hub for libraries in five counties in this area of the State.  It provides numerous services to residents, including summer reading programs, computer access, homework help, as well as typical public library resources.

Job Description 

The Leadership Program student will work with the library staff to gain an understanding of the inner workings of a public library, how a library affects its community, and how the library can benefit the Leadership program student.

Volunteers will learn the library’s layout and the way we assist patrons.  

Duties may include 

  • Shelving books
  • Reading to children
  • Aiding patrons on computers
  • Locating reading material
  • Assisting with programming


  • No training needed
  • Minimum age is 18
  • Casual attire, although no shorts, tank tops or flip flops


Monday and Wednesday 9:00-6:00

Friday and Saturday 9:00-4:00

Tuesday and Thursday 9:00-8:00

Closed Sunday

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