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    Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System!

  • Library Closed for Memorial Day

    All libraries will be closed Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.
  • Wireless Printing

    Print directly to one of our printers from your own computer, smartphone, or tablet from anywhere in the world. Read More
  • Volunteers needed @ your library!

    Click here to volunteer today!
  • 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

    You are about to embark on a fantastic, life-long journey with your child! Read More
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  • Pronunciator

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  • Evenings in Appleby Gardens

    The public is invited to bring their best portable lawn party décor and food set up to vie for the title of Appleby Garden Party Winner of the Week. Read More
  • Kids Summer Reading Program

    All ages are welcome. The program runs from May 20 through July 29, 2016. Rising 5th graders and younger should sign up for the children's program. Children can either read for time or for number of books. Remember, all formats count! Read More
  • Teen Summer Reading Program

    All ages are welcome. The program runs from May 20 through July 29, 2016. Rising 6th through 12th graders should sign up for the young adult program. Young adults will need to read at least 15 books to complete the program. Remember, all formats count! Read More
  • Genealogy 101

    Did you know genealogy is the fastest growing hobby in the United States?
    If you’re interested in learning more about your family roots, the Georgia Room offers a beginner’s workshop every Tuesday at 10:00 am.
    Call 706-826-1511 to register.
  • Storytime for Tots

    Every Wednesday at 10:15 a.m.
    Join us at Headquarters Library for stories, songs, and fun!!
  • Big Kids Storytime

    Every Tuesday at 10:15 a.m.
    Join us at Headquarters Library for stories, songs, and fun!!
  • GAME DAY!!!

    Bring a Partner and Your “A” Game and Join Us Every 1st Saturday of Every Month As We Play Classic Games Such As UNO, Monopoly And More!
    WHERE: Friedman Branch Library
    1447 Jackson Rd Augusta, GA (706)-736-6758
    Time: 11-2pm
  • Yoga Stories

    Join us for some stories paired with yoga poses at Headquarters Library!
    Please wear comfy clothes and bring a towel or yoga mat with you
    For Ages 11 and under
  • Testing Available Online

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  • 'Gone Girl' by Gillian Flynn

    Maxwell Morning Book Club
    Thursday May 26 10:00am
    Maxwell Branch Library"
    Join the Discussion"
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  • Thursday Game Mania

    Thursday, May 26 at 11:00 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required Registration: 706-772-2432
  • Lady in the Van

    (Rated PG-13 ; 1 hour 44 minutes)
    May 31 @ 5:45 PM
    Headquarters Auditorium
    823 Telfair Street
    Free and Open to the Public
  • On Your Mark, Get Set Read! Game

    Monday, May 23 - Friday, June 3
    Appleby Branch Library
    2260 Walton Way
    Augusta, GA 30904
    No Registration: 706-736-6244
  • Get In The Game Read! Contest for Teens

    Monday, May 23 - Friday, June 3
    Appleby Branch Library
    2260 Walton Way
    Augusta, GA 30904
    No Registration: 706-736-6244
  • Book Sale!

    Saturday, June 4 11-3 $5/Bag Sale 2-3pm
    Main Library Lobby - 823 Telfair St
    To kick off Summer Reading!
    Children's Books & more
    Fiction & Non-fiction - all categories
    Friends' Book Shop will be open
  • Summer Reading Kick Off

    Saturday, June 4th, 11:00am to 2:00pm
    Join us at Headquarters Library to kick off SRP with a magician, mini-golf, bowling and the Augusta Ducks!
  • Nutrition is the Mission

    Tuesday, June 7 at 10:30 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required Registration: 706-772-2432
  • Learn To Illustrate Comic Books!

    Join recent SCAD (Savannah College of Art & Design) graduate Megan Williams as she introduces basic Comic Books and Manga Illustration. Ages 5-12.
    Pre-Register at 706-736-6758
  • Morris Museum at the Library

    Wednesday, June 8 at 10:00 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required Registration: 706-772-2432
  • Thursday Movie Madness

    Thursday, June 9 at 11:00 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required Registration: 706-772-2432
  • Beyond Basics:

    taking family history research to the next step
    Saturday, June 11, 2016
    2:00 p.m. Georgia Room
    3rd floor of the Augusta Public Library
    Read More
  • Computer Class

    Join us as we teach you how to navigate through the libraries website!
    Anyone is welcome!
  • Eco Lab with Sean Poppy

    June 14th at 2:00pm
    Come learn about eco systems with Sean Poppy and some special guests at Headquarters Library!
    Sign up at the Children’s Desk
    All Ages Welcome
  • Father's Day Craft

    Tuesday, June 14 at 10:30 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required Registration: 706-772-2432
  • Mr. Bill & His Guitar!

    Join Mr. Bill, his girlfriend, and his guitar for an exciting musical Storytime!!!!
    Pre-Register at 706-736-6758
  • Tie Dye Craft

    Come and design a one of a kind, funkadelic Tie Dye T-Shirt with 4-H.
    T-Shirts will NOT be provided!
  • Tie Dye

    Thursday, June 16 at 10:30 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required Registration: 706-772-2432
  • Book Sale

    Saturday, June18 at 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
  • Mason Jar Vase

    Tuesday, June 21 at 11:00 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required Registration: 706-772-2432
  • Thursday Game Mania

    Thursday, June 23 at 11:00 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required Registration: 706-772-2432
  • 4-H Crafts

    June 22nd and June 29th at 2:00pm
    Join us at Headquarters for some fun crafts with our 4-H Friends!
    June 22: Cute Critters
    June 29: Sand Art
    REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED CALL 706-821-2623 TO SIGN UP. SPACE IS LIMITED.
  • Afternoon Adventures

    June 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th at 2:00pm
    Join us at Headquarters Library for a variety of fun activities Ages 7 and up
  • Chia Pet Science

    Thursday, June 30 at 10:30 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required Registration: 706-772-2432
  • MAYOR’S SUMMER READING PROGRAM

    Young people 17 years and younger are invited by Mayor Hardie Davis to participate. Read More
  • Movie Mondays

    Every Monday during June & July at 2:00pm
    Join us at Headquarters Library in the Children’s Department for a G or PG rated movie!
    All ages welcome
  • BATTER UP!

    A HISTORY OF AUGUSTA BASEBALL IN IMAGES AND MEMORABILIA
    GEORGIA ROOM
    AUGUSTA PUBLIC LIBRARY
    JUNE-JULY 2016
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Upcoming Events

05/28/2016
  • Hell if for Real, Too: One Man's True Near Death Experience
    Location: Maxwell
    Time: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
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05/30/2016
  • Intermediate Spanish Class
    Location: Friedman
    Time: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
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05/31/2016
  • Preschool Story Time
    Location: Friedman
    Time: 10:00 AM-10:30 AM
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  • Tuesday Night Movie Series: Library Event
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 5:30 PM-8:00 PM
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The stage is set!
Join us and Garden City Jazz on Tuesday (5/31) at 2260 Walton Way.
8pm; rain or shine.
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We're getting ready for the 62nd Annual Evenings In Appleby Gardens Concert Series that starts next week. Join us at Appleby Library (2260 Walton Way) the day after Memorial Day and every Tuesday in June at 8pm for great music, fun performances and the best Garden Party Contest this side of the Savannah (River). Call 706-736-6244 or go to www.arcpls.org for more info. ... See MoreSee Less

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Cheryl Aaron Corbin taking Time2Care. Congratulations to her and the Augusta Literary Festival Team! Stay tuned for a link to the final story.
www.augustaliteraryfestival.org
www.wrdw.com/community/timetocare
(She just got a plug in for the GLASS family, also. - georgialibraries.org/glass/)
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Out reaching. Reaching out.
#TeachSomethingLearnSomething
#SaturdayLibrarian
Call 706-821-2604 if you would like ARCPLS to reach out at your summer event.
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