reference desk

Staff at the Information Desk will be happy to assist you in-person or on the telephone in locating answers to a variety of questions and in the use of the library.

Encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, atlases, medical, legal, and financial resources, consumer publications, and career guidance materials are all part of our reference collection to use in the library. Try our Web Link Library or GALILEO for some answers right now.

We subscribe to about 150 magazine and newspaper titles with electronic access to back issues via GALILEO.

The Heritage Room houses Georgia genealogical and historical data. Search for items in the PINES catalog at to see if we have the family history books you need.

From January 2nd to April 15th we have many popular IRS and State of Georgia income tax forms for you to take home from the Covington Branch. Most of the forms can also be downloaded from the IRS at and from the Georgia Department of Revenue at

We have books of legal forms, including Georgia divorce forms, that you can photocopy. We cannot provide you with legal advice but we will be happy to direct you to these resources.