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  • Welcome to Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System!

    Welcome to
    Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System!

  • Friends of the Augusta Library Book Sale

    Friends of the Augusta Library Book Sale

    Main Library Lobby - 823 Telfair St.
    Saturday, February 2, 2019 10am-3pm

    Hardcover books: $1, small paperbacks: 50 cents
    Final hour $5/bag sale (2-3pm)
    Friends Shop will be open!

    Celebrate Groundhog Day with us....
  • 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

    We now accept credit card payments for fines on PINES library cards.
    Login to take advantage of this feature.
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  • Access PINES From Your Phone!

    Access PINES From Your Phone!

    Want to keep track of your checkouts, holds, & fines?
    The PINES app allows you to renew books, view currently checked out items, place books and movies on hold, and much more!
    Download today!
    *Now also available on iOS
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  • Story Time

    Story Time

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

    Historic Augusta Chronicle Now Digital

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

    Volunteers needed @ your library!

    Click the link below to learn how to volunteer today!
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  • 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.
  • Augusta Chinese-AmericanOral History Project

    Augusta Chinese-American
    Oral History Project

    Now available through Digital Library of Georgia

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  • Wine / Cheese / Jazz Soiréewith Bill Karp at the Appleby Library

    Wine / Cheese / Jazz Soirée
    with Bill Karp at the Appleby Library

    Friday February 1st 6:30-9:00
    Sip • Munch • Chat • Listen

    $20 on Eventbrite, $25 at the door
    You need to be at least 21 - bring your photo ID

  • 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
  • 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.
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  • 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. Read More below to see where are latest events are being held.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • LEGO Events

    LEGO Events

    Like creating? Check the link below to see where are latest Lego events are being held.
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  • Pronunciator

    Pronunciator

    Learn a new language with Pronunciator!
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  • Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services

    Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services

    We have free books for you!
    GLASS provides accessible reading materials to Georgians who, due to a disability, are unable to read standard print.
  • Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services

    Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services

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

    Practice Tests Available Online

    Click "Read More" below to learn more
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  • Winter Storytime

    Winter Storytime

    Tuesday, January 22, 2019 @ 10:00 AM
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required Registration: for groups of 6 or more
  • Healthy Eating for Seniors

    Healthy Eating for Seniors

    Thursday, January 24th @ 10:30AM-11:30AM
    Friedman Branch Library
    1447 Jackson Road
    Augusta, GA 30909
    Call to Pre-Register: 706-736-6758
  • Email Basics Part II

    Email Basics Part II

    Thursday, January 24, 2019 @ 12 PM
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Registration required: 706-772-2432
  • Intelligent Lives

    Intelligent Lives

    Headquarters Library | Saturday, January 26
    11 am (descriptive audio & captions) & 2 pm (captions)

    This documentary shatters stereotypes about what it means to be “intelligent” and the importance of inclusive education and employment.

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  • Jim Minick Guest Speaker

    Jim Minick Guest Speaker

    January 28, 2019 6:00-8:00
    Friends of the Augusta Library
    2019 Annual Meeting
    Main Library Auditorium
    823 Telfair St. Augusta, GA 30901
  • Genealogy 101

    Genealogy 101

    A new year means a new opportunity to finally get started on the family history you’ve been meaning to do.

    Please call (706) 826-1511 for details.

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  • Maxwell Morning Book Club

    Maxwell Morning Book Club

    Thurs, January 31 10-Noon
    Blood Meridian Or the Evening Redness in the West by Cormac McCarthy
    This month (& until Maxwell re-opens) we meet at the Main Library!
    823 Telfair St., Augusta, GA 30901
  • RBDigital Tour

    RBDigital Tour

    Thursday, February 7th @ 10:30
    Friedman Branch Library
    1447 Jackson Road
    Augusta, GA 30909
    Pre-register 706-736-6758
  • Black History Storytime

    Black History Storytime

    February 5th and 12th, 2019 @ 10:00am
    Enjoy a special storytime celebrating Black History with Special Guest Readers!
    HEADQUARTERS
    823 Telfair St.
    Augusta, GA 30901
    Required Registration: 706-821-2623
  • STEAM Club

    STEAM Club

    Starting February 2nd, 2019
    2pm– 3pm
    HEADQUARTERS
    823 Telfair St.
    Augusta, GA 30901
    Required Registration: 706-821-2623
  • Audio Described Movie Series

    Audio Described Movie Series

    Headquarters Library at 2 pm
    April 13, July 13, September 14, November 9
    Listen to your favorite films at the Audio Described Movie Series presented by Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS). All films are 2018 releases! Read More
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Upcoming Events

01/22/2019
  • Community Forum -Alzheimer's Association - Augusta Regional Office
    Location: Wallace
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
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  • All Ages Storytime
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
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  • Busy Bee Storytime
    Location: Wallace
    Time: 10:00 AM-10:30 AM
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  • Preschool Winter Storytime
    Location: Diamond Lakes
    Time: 10:00 AM-10:30 AM
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  • Senior Tech Help
    Location: Appleby
    Time: 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
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