Support Your Library


What: Friends of the Augusta Library 2017 Annual Meeting
When: Monday, January 22  6:00 pm (The Friends Book Shop will be open at 5 p.m.)
Where: Main Library Auditorium 823 Telfair St.,  Augusta, GA 30901
Keynote Speaker: Join Brian Panowich, author of ‘Bull Mountain’, reading from his next novel, “Like Lions”. Come and enjoy the music of Bill Karp Jazz!

Brian Panowich is an award-winning author, a firefighter, a husband, and a father to four children. His first novel, ‘Bull Mountain’, topped the best thriller list on Apple iBooks, placed in the top twenty best books of 2015 on Amazon, and went on to win the International Thriller Writers Award (2016) for Best First Novel.

Contact: Eric Garber, President,, 706-469-3356



Membership in the Friends of the Augusta Library is for a calendar year. You can join the Friends or renew your membership. An individual membership is $20. Family membership is $40. Special bonus discounts accompany membership in the Friends.

For more information call 469-3356.

BOOK SALE! The Friends will hold a Book Sale in the Lobby of the Downtown Augusta Library every 3rd Saturday of each month, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., excluding July and August.

What can you do as a Friend?


As a Friend of the Library, you can help us

  • Encourage state and local officials to better fund our libraries

  • Bring public attention to the importance of our libraries

  • Support library activities

  • Assist with fund raising events

  • Volunteer in your favorite branch

These special “bonuses” accompany both new and renewed memberships:

  • 10% discount on all non-sale items at The Book Tavern
  • 25% off framing order at Oddfellows Art Gallery
  • Hildebrandt’s Food Store: Saturday-buy one sandwich and get a second of equal or less value free
  • Complimentary dessert at French Market Grille – Surrey Center
  • Buy one Petersburg Boat Ride, receive one free – Augusta Canal Interpretive Center
  • Free Coffee at Sundrees Market and 10% discount on purchases made on Monday
  • Buy one get one free admission to the Woodrow Wilson House-Historic Augusta, Inc.

To join, please complete the following form and return it to the Friends of the Augusta Library. Your help and support is appreciated!

Please enroll me in the following annual membership category:

New ___________         Renewal _____________

_____ Individual $20 _____ Family $40
_____ Sustaining $75 _____ Business $150-300
_____ Supporting $500 _____ Corporate $500

Check ________                 Cash  ________

Name ______________________________________________

Address ____________________________________________


E-mail  ____________________________________________

I will go the extra mile and volunteer to be an active Friend by serving on a committee!

_____ Library Activities Committee – help with book sales, annual meeting or other functions

_____ Membership Committee – help solicit new members

_____ Program Committee – help plan programs of interest to Friends members

_____ Help notify others of important items affecting the Library before the County Commission and the

           State Legislature

_____ Be a special Friend to the following branch library: _____________

Return to :

Friends of the Augusta Library

823 Telfair Street

Augusta, GA  30901