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.

Adult Literacy

Are you interested on improving your reading skills or know of someone who might be? Contact Kathryn Sawyer at 229-225-5252 or for more information about Adult Literacy.

Tax Forms

The library has basic Federal and State income tax forms. Federal tax forms can also be found online at and Georgia State forms at

Access Newspaper Archive

Thomas County Public Library System is proud to announce the service of Access Newspaper Archive. has digitized the Thomas County Public Library local newspaper collection from 1861-1976. One can now search for love ones and events easily. Try searching today and discover your past. This service 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. These archives can be accessed through GALILEO here.

U.S. Civics and Citizenship Toolkit
Available at your
Thomas County Public Library!

Please visit the Reference desk for more information.