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Newton County Library is the Newton County Library System. The Newton County Library System offers a wide array of services and programs. Such programs and services include Library cards, Loan Periods, Renewals, Meeting Rooms, Voter Registration, Information Services, GALILEO, Children's Services, and Computer Services. The uses of computer services are offered for a variety of purposes. Microsoft® Office is installed in all the library’s computers. The sweet includes Word, Excel, Photo Editor, PowerPoint & Publisher. High Speed Internet Access is available and Laptop’s can access the internet through the Plug It In service in the study rooms. Another excellent service offered at this library is GALILEO also known as GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online.

GALILEO gains access to the World Wide Web-based virtual library of over 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals including secured access to licensed products. Over 2000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include encyclopedias, business directories, and government publications. Heritage Room genealogy research offers a menu with a variety of web sites, information from various genealogical and historical resources, plus Family Treemaker Archives on CD.

Educational Games focusing on topics such as reading, math, problem solving, grammar, geography and computer literacy are available for children. Assistance with finding books can be acquired through NoveList®. In addition, Newton County Library System forms part of PINES library. PINES library allows patrons to see the holdings of every participating library, increasing his access to materials.

Contact information:

Newton County Library System
7116 Floyd St
Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (770) 787-3231
Fax: (770) 784-2092


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