DEC_FrontDesk-768x576The Reference section of the library consists of printed materials, computers, microfilm reader/printer and more. Librarians will assist you with reference needs in person, on the phone at your library’s number, or via email. There are computers dedicated for adults 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, or you may access it from your home with a valid library card and password.


Email reference allows you to submit a question to the Southwest Georgia Regional Library System through email. You will need to be as specific as possible when asking your question so that we can answer your question correctly. Please include your name and phone number in case a follow up question is needed.

Send your questions to

Replies are usually sent within three working days.


For reference questions by phone:

Decatur County – Gilbert H. Gragg Library: 229-248-2665

Miller County – James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library: 229-758-3131

Seminole County Public Library: 229-524-2665