The Reference section of the library consists of printed materials, computers, microfilm reader/printer and more. There are computers dedicated for adults (18yrs and older) with the ability to access the Internet, word processing, spreadsheets, numerous databases and genealogical information. Access to GALILEO (Georgia Libraries Learning Online) is also available at each work station. GALILEO can also be accessed from your home, with a valid library card and a password you can obtain from the Reference Department. For a copy of the free computer class schedule, please click here.
Online Computer Tutorials
While TCPLS does not offer Windows 8 on our computers as of now, if you are interested in online tutorials to further your understanding of the new format, there are videos available via YouTube. TCPLS is not responsible for any content or misinformation these may imply.
2012 THOMASVILLE/THOMAS COUNTY COMMUNITY RESOURCE DIRECTORY NOW AVAILABLE
To find out how you can obtain a copy, while supplies last, call the Thomasville library at 225.5252.
Are you interested on improving your reading skills or know of someone who might be? Contact Deanna Ramsey at 229-225-5252 or email@example.com for more information about Adult Literacy.
Access Newspaper Archive
Thomas County Public Library System is proud to announce the service of Access Newspaper Archive, supplying ten of millions of newspaper pages at your fingertips. Newspaperarchive.com is the world's best resource for newspaper articles. With over one billion articles on topics both global and local, your history and the history of your loved ones is easy to find. Try a search today and discover your past. They can be accessed only in your local Thomasville Public Library branch by clicking here.
The South Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive
The South Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive provides online access to fifteen newspaper titles published in nine south Georgia cities (Albany, Americus, Bainbridge, Brunswick, Cuthbert, Thomasville, Tifton, Valdosta, and Waycross) from 1845 to 1922. Consisting of over 81,000 newspaper pages, the archive provides historical images that are both full-text searchable and can be browsed by date.
The South Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive spans the years 1845-1922 and includes the following titles: Albany Herald, 1892-1893, 1900-1901, 1906, Albany News, 1867-1892, Albany Patriot, 1845-1866, Americus Times Recorder, 1881-1921, Bainbridge Democrat, 1872-1909, Bainbridge Search Light/Post-Search Light, 1901-1922, Brunswick Advertiser/Advertiser and Appeal, 1875-1889, Cuthbert Appeal, 1866-1886, Sumter Republican (Americus), 1870-1885, Thomasville Times Enterprise, 1873-1922, Tifton Gazette, 1892-1919, Valdosta Times, 1908-1912, Waycross Headlight, 1884-1887, Waycross Herald, 1892-1914, and Waycross Journal, 1901-1914. The project is supported with federal LSTA funds administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Georgia Public Library Service, a unit of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.
Other newspaper archives available through the Digital Library of Georgia include the Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive (1847-1922), the Macon Telegraph Archive (1826-1908), the Athens Historic Newspapers Archive (1827-1922), the Columbus Enquirer Archive (1828-1890), the Milledgeville Historic Newspapers Archive (1808-1920), the Southern Israelite Archive (1929-1986), and the Red and Black Archive (1893-2006). These archives can be accessed through GALILEO here.
U.S. Civics and Citizenship Toolkit
Available at your Thomas County Public Library!
Please visit Reference for more information.