401 Lee Avenue, Waycross Georgia 31501
Okefenokee Regional Library System, serving an area of 84,000 residents, has a collection of 147,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 460 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 2,800 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 19 employees, of whom 6 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 5 branch libraries, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $69,000. Patrons make 189,000 visits annually, and check out materials 200,000 times. Thirty-two percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Waycross) Okefenokee Regional Library System
(Valdosta) South Georgia Regional Library System
(Brunswick) Three Rivers Regional Library System
09/26 Coming to The Waycross area
Azalea Festival Valdosta GA March9-10 Free admission to a festival drawing 20,000 people from all over the Southeast and beyond.
Springtime Tallahassee Tallahassee FL April6 The festival includes a lot of fun for families and friends, such as: the Grand Parade, Jubilee in the Park, Children's Park, and the entertainment stages throughout the Jubilee with local and national entertainment acts.
George's Music Springing the Blues Festival Jacksonville Beach FL April5-7 Springing The Blues is a free outdoor blues music festival designed to celebrate America's indigenous musical form and promote support of the arts. The three-day oceanfront event features a number of renowned blues performers as well as numerous displays and activities geared for the entire family.
Vidalia Onion Festival Vidalia GA April18-21 Cooking School, Miss and Little Miss Vidalia Onion Pageants, Onion Maze, Onion Cook-off, Tasting Competition, The Onion Run, parades, carnival, rodeo, street dance, onion shootgun shoot, as well as a Dutch oven cooking demonstration.
LeMoyne Chain of Parks Art Festival Tallahassee FL April20-21 This annual two-day event draws tens of thousands of people to Tallahassee's downtown Chain of Parks from around the Big Bend/Southeast region to see 100+ artists who have traveled from all over the country to display their original works of fine art for sale and be judged by a juried panel in their media category.
Bradford County Florida Strawberry Festival Starke FL April20-21 Family Fun; Entertainment; FREE Train Rides and Bounce House; Strawberry 5k Run; Food and Craft Vendors.