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Headquarters Branch

Headquarters Branch

Headquarters Branch
865 Battle Creek Road
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(770) 473-3850
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Library Hours

Sept-May: 1:30-5:30pm

* Summer Hours: The Headquarters Library is closed on Sundays during the summer between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. The Headquarters Library is open from 1:30-5:30 pm the rest of the year.

* See the Holiday Closure Schedule

Featured News and Events for Headquarters

"Patrons Have Nearly Limitless Options"

The Clayton News-Daily visited our Jonesboro Branch and wrote about many of the services and features that come with having a Clayton County library card!

Read the whole article here!.

Download Music and Stream Movies with Your Library Card Download Music and Stream Movies with Your Library Card

The Clayton County Library System is pleased to announce free MP3 music downloads and streaming movies on our website from Freegal Music and Freegal Movies. Freegal Music provides access to three songs a week from Sony Music. The music downloads are not restricted by digital rights - they are available for patrons to keep. MP3 files are compatible with Windows PCs and Macs and mobile and tablet devices, including Apple and Android smartphones. For more information see or read our full press release here.

Stream Movies and Download Music with Your Library Card Stream Movies and Download Music with Your Library Card

The Clayton County Library System is pleased to announce free streaming movies and MP3 music downloads on our website from Freegal Movies and Freegal Music. Freegal Movies provides access to three streaming movies a week. Movies and TV shows include The Sands of Iwo Jima with John Wayne and To Catch a Thief starring Carey Grant well as more recent films such as 2004’s Manchurian Candidate featuring Denzel Washington.. For more information see or read our full press release here.

Headquarters Computer Lab - Opening January 2014 Headquarters Computer Lab - Opening January 2014

The Headquarters Computer Lab is scheduled to open in January 2014 with a series of computer classes, including Introduction to Windows PCs, Introduction to MS Word and a Job and Skill Building Lab. For more information about computer classes at the libraries, please see our FAQs.


About the Headquarters Branch

Headquarters Library is the largest of the six branches in the Clayton County Library System. Headquarters Branch offers many activities for people of all ages, including Baby Talk, a weekly program for infants and toddlers up to 20 months of age, and weekly story times for preschool children. Please check our Calendar of Events for details.

Headquarters library offers numerous public computer workstations, research assistance at the Information Desk, a large number of study tables and comfortable seating areas, and two meeting rooms that are available for booking by the public (please call for details). The Friends of the Library holds their monthly meetings at the Headquarters library.

Library Exterior

The design of the Clayton County Headquarters Library won the American Institute of Architects/American Library Association Library Buildings Award in 1991 and a national Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects in 1989.

Photographs of the library have been published in numerous international architectural journals. See construction photos here or view additional photos on the site of the architectural firm, Mack Scogin Merrill Elam, Inc.

Administrative Staff

The Headquarters Library is home to all of the Library System's administrative staff.

Director of Library Services Rosalind K. Lett (770) 473-3850
Administrative Assistant Breneidra Johnson (770) 472-8097
Assistant Director for Branch Services and Collection Development Flora Hazelton (770) 210-5235
Assistant Director for Headquarters and Community Services Cynthia Hunter (770) 210-5236
Assistant Director for Information Technology Ted Bazemore (770) 210-5237
Assistant Director for Technical Services Yvonne Carmicheal (770) 210-5239
Assistant Director for Youth Services Janice Arcuria (770) 210-5238
Headquarters Managing Librarian Lydia Bigard (770) 473-3850
Headquarters Youth Services Librarian Bea Mengel (770) 473-3853
Virtual Services Librarian Vacant