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  • Welcome to Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System!

    Welcome to
    Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System!

  • Wireless Printing

    Wireless Printing

    Print directly to one of our printers from your own computer, smartphone, or tablet from anywhere in the world.
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  • Pay PINES Fines Online

    Pay PINES Fines Online

    New online payment feature!
    We now accept credit card payments for fines on PINES library cards.
    Login to take advantage of this feature.
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  • PINES on your Phone

    PINES on your Phone

    Want to keep track of your checkouts,holds, & fines?
    Now you can with the PINES app
    The PINES app allows you to renew books, check to see what you have checked out, places books and movies on hold and so much more.
    Download today!!! *Currently only available on android devices Read More
  • Story Time

    Story Time

    All of our branches offer storytime. Click below to learn the specifics for each branch. Read More
  • Historic Augusta Chronicle Now Digital

    Historic Augusta Chronicle Now Digital

    Historic Augusta Chronicle Now Accessible Through Digital Library of Georgia Call for more details: 706-826-1511 Read More
  • Volunteers needed @ your library!

    Volunteers needed @ your library!

    Click the link below to learn how to volunteer today! Read More
  • Tiny Tots Time

    Tiny Tots Time

    Join us every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. starting September 2018 for fun-filled stories, music, movement, fingerplays, and playtime for toddlers. For children ages 0-4 years old.
    Pre-register for groups of 6 or more by calling the children's department 706-821-2623.
  • Library Card Drive & Raffle

    Library Card Drive & Raffle

    Richmond County Schools elementary families, teachers, and staff can sign up for or renew a library card and win a party for their school and more! Read More
  • Open Job Lab

    Open Job Lab

    Second Wednesday of every month at 11:30 AM
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
  • Fabulous Fridays

    Fabulous Fridays

    This interactive program will use STEM based projects to motivate and inspire kids tolearn more about Science, Math and the Arts. Read More
  • Chat with a Realtor

    Chat with a Realtor

    Every 2nd & 4th Monday of the month; 10AM-12PM
    Walk-ins welcome!
    Friedman Branch Library
    1447 Jackson Road
    Augusta, GA 30909
    706-736-6758
  • Teen Clubs

    Teen Clubs

    Want to be apart of a community of people who share the same interests as you? The library offers clubs for teens. Click the link below and see if a club strikes your fancy. Read More
  • Unplug & Play

    Unplug & Play

    Third Wednesday of every month at 5 PM
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
  • Movies

    Movies

    We offer the chance to watch films at our locations to give you a theater-like experience. Check the link below to see where are latest events are being held. Read More
  • 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

    1000 Books Before Kindergarten

    You are about to embark on a fantastic, life-long journey with your child!
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  • Classes at your Library

    Classes at your Library

    If you're willing to learn, then we're happy to teach. Read More
  • Get Free Audiobooks, Magazine, & Ebooks

    Get Free Audiobooks, Magazine, & Ebooks

    Access exclusive Recorded Books audiobook titles, as well as other popular eBooks. magazines, and audiobook titles that your library offers. Read More
  • LEGO Events

    LEGO Events

    Like creating? Check the link below to see where are latest Lego events are being held. Read More
  • MAXWELL BRANCH LIBRARY’S MORNING BOOK CLUB

    MAXWELL BRANCH LIBRARY’S MORNING BOOK CLUB

    Maxwell Morning Book Club
    Thurs, September 27 10-Noon
    It's our Fiction Month!
    The Tin Drum by Günter Grass
    This month (& until Maxwell Branch re-opens) we meet at the Main Library!
    823 Telfair St., Augusta, GA 30901
    706) 821-2600 Read More
  • Pronunciator

    Pronunciator

    Learn a new language Read More
  • Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Service

    Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Service

    We have free books for you!
    GLASS provides accessible reading materials to Georgians who, due to a disability, are unable to read standard print.
  • GAME DAY!!!

    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
  • Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services

    Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services

    Accessibility Station Located
    in the GLASS office
    3rd Floor - Headquarters Library
  • Testing Available Online

    Testing Available Online

    Click "Read More" to learn more
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  • Hobbit Day

    Hobbit Day

    Saturday September 22nd @ 2pm
    Kids and Teen Program
    Headquarters Branch
    Children’s Department
    823 Telfair St, Augusta, Ga 30901
    Happy Birthday Bilbo and Frodo Baggins! Celebrate Hobbit Day @ the library with Lord of the Rings-inspired crafts and activities! Call 706-434-2036 or 706-821-2623 for more info.
  • Banned Books Week

    Banned Books Week

    Wednesday September 26th @ 4:30pm
    Teen Program ~ Grades 6-12
    Headquarters Branch
    YA Space on 2nd Floor
    823 Telfair St, Augusta, Ga 30901
    Discuss your favorite banned books, the reasons why they were banned, and ways we can celebrate these books and our freedom to read.
  • Coast to Coast Birding

    Coast to Coast Birding

    Photography Exhibit
    Georgia Heritage Room
    Augusta-Richmond County Public Library
    August through the end of September
  • Star Wars Reads Day

    Star Wars Reads Day

    Saturday, October 6 | 11 am — 3 pm
    Headquarters Library, 823 Telfair St., Augusta
    Reading Wookies and Jedi Masters are invited to this fun-filled demonstration of the power of the reading Force. This year’s event features bestselling author Tom Angleberger! Read More
  • Doctor Who Night

    Doctor Who Night

    Tuesday October 9th @ 5 pm
    Teen Program ~ Grades 6-12
    Headquarters Branch
    Meeting Room A
    823 Telfair St, Augusta, Ga 30901
    Prepare for the next season of Doctor Who @ the Library! Learn more about the epic sci-fi show that has spanned decades and see what all the hype is about. Whether you're new to the fandom or a full-fledged Whovian, all are welcome at this event! Space is limited for this
  • Teen Read Week

    Teen Read Week

    Wednesday October 10th @ 4:30pm
    Teen Program ~ Grades 9-12
    Headquarters Branch
    YA Space on 2nd Floor
    823 Telfair St, Augusta, Ga 30901
    It’s Written in the Stars! Celebrate Teen Read Week at the library with fun drop in activities and a book discussion on the Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.
  • Wine & Cheese Soiree With Jazz by Bill Karp

    Wine & Cheese Soiree With Jazz by Bill Karp

    Friday, October 19, 2018 | 7 pm - 9 pm
    Appleby Branch Library
    2260 Walton Way
    Augusta, GA 30904
    706-736-6244
    Cost: $25 per person Read More
  • Make Slime Workshop

    Make Slime Workshop

    Saturday October 20th @ 1pm
    Program for Ages 8-14
    Headquarters Branch
    YA Space on 2nd Floor
    823 Telfair St, Augusta, Ga 30901
    Join us for a slime making workshop. Space is limited so please call 706-434-2036 to register. 
  • Teen Halloween Party

    Teen Halloween Party

    Wednesday October 24th @ 4:30pm
    Teen Program ~ Grades 6-12
    Headquarters Branch
    YA Space on 2nd Floor
    823 Telfair St, Augusta, Ga 30901
    Stop by for a ghoulish time with a classic Halloween movie and activities.
  • Halloween Family Carnival

    Halloween Family Carnival

    October 26, 2018 from 6:00-9:00 p.m.
    Join us for games, food, a movie, and prizes!
    There will be a prizes for Best Costumes as well as a raffle for an Amazon Fire Tablet!
    Tickets are $5 each! Read More
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Upcoming Events

09/23/2018
  • Banned Book Week-Virtual Readout
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 12:00 AM-11:59 PM
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  • Let’s Play Reado!
    Location: Appleby
    Time: 12:00 AM-11:59 PM
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  • Library Card Drive for RCSS Elementary Schools
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 12:00 AM-11:59 PM
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  • Coloring Contest for Teens & Adults
    Location: Appleby
    Time: 12:00 AM-11:59 PM
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09/24/2018
  • Library Card Drive for RCSS Elementary Schools
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 12:00 AM-11:59 PM
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This Saturday, we continue our Rebel Readers Star Wars Book Club! Come read Princess Labelmaker to the Rescue and have some snacks! Don't Forget: Star Wars Reads Day with author Tom Angleberger is October 6th! ... See MoreSee Less

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