Hours of Operation: Monday, thru Friday 8:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.
Closed for lunch 11:30 A.M.-12:00 P.M.
Phone: 601-786-3982
Fax: 601-786-0048

Thursday, September 1, 2022


The library will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2022 in observance of Labor Day.

The library will reopen on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at 8 am.

Have a safe holiday!

Monday, August 29, 2022

   The CJRL Board of Trustees 

are scheduled



  September 13, 2022 

at 9:30am 

at the Hazlehurst Library!

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Come Work With Us!




Branch Manager

Copiah Jefferson Regional Library System

Hazlehurst, MS


Description:  Copiah Jefferson Regional Library System Director seeks a creative and innovative Library Manager who can continue to grow a vibrant public library system. 




Job Purpose:

Supports library operations by maintaining office systems and supervising staff.


  • Provides efficient, equitable, and courteous service for all library patrons, without regard to race, age, sex, nationality or religion.
  • Supervises library activities including, but not limited to, circulation desk, assisting patrons, maintenance of computerized records, and collection of overdue materials.
  • Plans, develops, promotes, and supervises library activities and facility usage through public programs, exhibits, publications, and library blog maintenance.
  • Maintains office services by organizing office operations and procedures; managing petty cash; controlling correspondence; designing filing systems; assigning and monitoring clerical functions; managing branch budgets.
  • Maintains office efficiency by implementing office systems, layouts, and supply procurement.
  • Implements office policies; measures results against standards; making necessary adjustments.
  • Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Keeps management informed by reviewing and analyzing special reports; summarizing information; identifying trends.
  • Maintains office staff by orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains office staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Performs other relevant duties as needed.

Job Requirements: 

·         Strong interpersonal skills.  Self-motivated. Creative. Strong oral and written communication skills.  Excellent organizational skills.  Proficient in Microsoft Office products.   Experience in maintenance of websites/blogs/ social network.   Dependable personal transportation.


Salary:  Range - $20,000 to 20,700.00


Benefits:  Personal/medical leave, health & life insurance, and participation in Mississippi Public Employees' Retirement System. 


Submit:  Cover letter, resume to Manager  Search, Copiah Jefferson Regional Library System; 223 S Extension St. Hazlehurst, MS 39083; or email to cjrldirector@gmail.com.  DEADLINE for receipt of applications:  September 08, 2022



Copiah Jefferson Regional Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.