Library Administration

Library Administration is located in the Lamar County Central Office Complex. Library Administration is responsible for financial management, human resources, policy matters, and technical services including materials processing and interlibrary loan services. Please contact us with any issues:

Lamar County Library System
144 Shelby Speights Drive
P.O. Box 289
Purvis, MS 39475

Diane DeCesare Ross
(601) 794-3220

Assistant Director:
Bridget Reeves
(601) 794-3222

LCLS Board of Trustees
District 1: Mrs. Barbara Hahn
District 2: Mrs. Carol Ann Freeman
District 3: Mr. Kent Hudson
District 4: Mrs. Peggy Moore (Chair)
District 5: Mrs. Jane Simm (Secretary)

Trustees are appointed by the District Supervisor for five year terms.

The Lamar County Library System Board of Trustees meets every other month starting in January on the third Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Lamar County Courthouse located at 403 Main Street, Purvis, MS 39475.

Sometimes it is necessary to have called meetings. These special meeting times and dates will be posted at the library branches, on the website, and at the courthouse.

All Library System Board of Trustees meetings are open to the public.

To contact a Library System Trustee, please call our headquarters location at (601) 794-3222 or mail correspondence in care of the Library System.