Allen Statenville Library

Echols County’s first library was located in the city’s Methodist church, followed by the courthouse office of the school superintendent. Being a small rural community, the city of Statenville would have to wait many years for a permanent home for its book collection. Handsford Allen, a local timber and turpentine farmer, would help make this possible by willing funds to not only maintain the Boney Bluff Cemetery, located at Bethel Primitive Baptist Church, but also toward the erection of a public library. On July 19, 1992, the Hansford Allen Echols County Library opened its doors, the fifth and last installment in the South Georgia Regional Library system’s building blitz, funded by the state of Georgia. Marie Henderson was named as the first library manager.

Allen Statenville Library

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Allen Statenville Library
US 129 & Jackson Street Statenville, GA 31648
 229-559-8182

HOURS
Mon, Tues, Thurs: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fri: 11 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wed, Sat & Sun: CLOSED

Status: Branch Library
County: Echols
PINES Code - SGRL-ECHOLS

WHAT MAKES THIS NEIGHBORHOOD LIBRARY UNIQUE?

The old saying, “Dynamite comes in small packages” certainly holds true for this, the smallest library in the system. Located in Echols County, whose backwoods lore and legends fill the works of two of fiction’s giants, Janice Daugharty and Virginia Lanier, this neighborhood library has earned giant accolades for its outreach efforts.

September 2022

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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  • Preschool Story Time
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  • *Closed*
  • Labor Day
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  • Adult Dominos - "Determined Dominos"
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  • *Closed*
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  • Preschool Story Time
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  • Adult Dominos - "Determined Dominos"
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  • *Closed*
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  • Preschool Story Time
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  • Teen Board Game Night
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  • Fun Fungi Program for Kids
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  • Adult Dominos - "Determined Dominos"
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  • *Closed*
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  • Preschool Story Time - "Multicultural Magic"
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  • Teen Board Game Night
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  • Adult Dominos - "Determined Dominos"
  • Child Abuse Prevention Class (Registration Required)
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  • *Closed*
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  • Preschool Story Time
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  • Teen Board Game Night

CHILDREN PROGRAMS

  • Preschool Story Time every Thursday from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

TEEN PROGRAMS

  • Gameday

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • Dominos every Tuesday morning from 11:00 AM-12:00 pm