Library Services

System-Wide Services

The Twin Lakes Library System strives to provide a full-service community center with a list of service offerings. We pride our System in its ability to provide its patrons with a truly unique experience. Many available services are system-wide and are accessible online.

Patron Account & Circulation Services

  • Materials Checkout and Return
  • Account Creation & Renewals
  • Library Card Replacements

Public Wireless Internet

Public Access Computers (PACs) with Internet Access

Access to Word Processing & Document Creation equivalents of:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint

eBooks (powered by RBdigital & hoopla)

GALILEO Databases:

  • Government Resources
  • Indexes & Full-text sources
  • Magazines

Large Print Books

Local Author Books for Order via

Print  & Photocopier Services

  • 25¢ per page B&W
  • 50¢ per page Color

Talking Book Services (through GLASS)

Summer Reading Club

Additional Digital Resources

Georgia Public Library Service
Provided Partnerships



Services Exclusive to the
Mary Vinson Memorial Library

Headquarters of the Twin Lakes Library System many services are exclusive to the Mary Vinson Memorial Library (MVML).

Fax Services

  • $1.50 per page to receive
  • $1.50 per page to send
  • $8.00 per page to send internationally

Genealogy & Local History Collection

Interlibrary (Non-PINES) Loans

Local Newspapers in addition to the Union-Recorder


Proctoring Services

  • Free with valid non-delinquent PINES library card
  • $5.00 each session without PINES card

Reserve a Reference Assistant

  • By Appointment Only
  • Appointments must be made in-person
  • See Reference Desk for more information

Youth Services (for 12 and under)

  • Public Storytimes (babies, toddlers, and children)
  • Class Tours and Programs
  • Children's Activities (ages 6 - 10 years)
  • Special Children's Summer Programs


Services Available at the
Mary Vinson Memorial Library
& Lake Sinclair Library


Audiobooks (CD format)

DVD movies & television shows

Union-Recorder (local newspaper)

Used Books For Sale


Services Exclusive to the
Hancock Branch

While open to the general public from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm, the Hancock Branch & staff specializes in providing afterschool space for middle- and high schoolers starting at 3:00 pm.

Young Adult Services (ages 12 - 18)

Teen Activities (middle and high school)

Special Teen Summer Programs


Additional Services

Free Movie Events

Public Meeting Room & Community Space

  • Available at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library & Hancock Branch
  • Reservations Required
  • Fees may apply for Community Space

Scanning Services

  • Available at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library & Hancock Branch
  • $1.00 up to 25 pages. $1.00 per page above 25 pages.

Vending & Drink Machines

  • Available at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library & Hancock Branch