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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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  • GED Classes at your Library

    GED Classes at your Library

    Mondays and Wednesdays at 9 a.m.
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Registration required: 706-771-4131
  • 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

    Meetings are the last Thursday of EVERY month from 10am-12pm
    @ Maxwell Branch Library located @ 1927 Lumpkin Rd Augusta, GA 30906 Read More
  • Coupon Swap

    Coupon Swap

    Every 3rd Saturday of the month @ 10 AM-12 PM
    Walk-ins welcome!
    Friedman Branch Library
    1447 Jackson Road
    Augusta, GA 30909
    706-736-6758
  • 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
  • Craft Day

    Craft Day

    Every other Wednesday beginning September @ 10:00 am
    Wallace Branch Library
    1237 Laney Walker Blvd
    Augusta, GA 30901
    Required Registration:
    Call 706-722-6275 to register
  • Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services

    Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services

    Accessibility Station Located
    in the GLASS office
    3rd Floor - Headquarters Library
  • Walk with Wallace

    Walk with Wallace

    Every 3rd Wednesday of the month @ 3:00 pm
    All ages are welcome!
    Wallace Branch Library
    1237 Laney Walker Blvd
    Augusta, GA 30901
    Call for more info: 706-722-6275
  • Testing Available Online

    Testing Available Online

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  • Summer Reading Kick-Off

    Summer Reading Kick-Off

    May 29, 2018 | 6 –7:30 pm
    Appleby Branch Library
    2260 Walton Way
    Augusta, GA 30904
    Kick-off the start of summer with us and take part in our Summer Reading Program to win cool prizes and take part in exciting events!
  • Maxwell Morning Book Club

    Maxwell Morning Book Club

    Thurs, May 31 10-Noon
    The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

    This month we are back at Maxwell Branch Library
    1927 Lumpkin Rd. Augusta, GA 30906
    (next to Butler High School) • (706) 793-2020
  • Teen Music Craft Day

    Teen Music Craft Day

    Wednesday June 6th @ 3:30pm
    Teen Program ~ Grades 6-12
    Headquarters Branch
    YA Space on 2nd Floor
    823 Telfair St, Augusta, Ga 30901
    Stop by the YA section for music-inspired crafts! RSVP on Young Adults at Augusta Library
  • Book Discussion

    Book Discussion

    In Their Own Words: Augusta and Aiken Area Veterans Remember World War II
    Augusta Public Library Auditorium
    Thursday, June 7, 2018
    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm Read More
  • Music Freeze Tag

    Music Freeze Tag

    Thursday June 14th @ 3:30pm
    Teen Program ~ Grades 6-12
    Headquarters Branch
    Meeting Room A
    823 Telfair St, Augusta, Ga 30901
    Show off your dance moves and play music freeze tag @ the library! Please wear comfortable shoes. There will be snacks! RSVP on the Young Adults at Augusta Library Facebook page or call 706-434-2036.
  • Evenings in Appleby Garden  Concert Series

    Evenings in Appleby Garden Concert Series

    Tuesdays at 8 pm, May 29 through June 26
    Appleby Library (2260 Walton Way, Augusta)
    Enjoy the music at the FREE Evenings in Appleby Garden Concert Series!
    Join us early on May 29th for our Summer Reading Kick-Off at 6:30! Read More
  • Teen Trivia Night

    Teen Trivia Night

    Thursday June 28th @ 6pm
    Teen Program ~ Grades 6-12
    Headquarters Branch
    Meeting Room A
    823 Telfair St, Augusta, Ga 30901
    Come answer trivia about your favorite bands, music in pop culture, and song lyrics! Form a team of 3-5 or get grouped when you arrive! RSVP on the Young Adults at Augusta Library Facebook page or call 706-434-2036.
  • Sleepy Saturday Movie Day For Teens

    Sleepy Saturday Movie Day For Teens

    Saturday June 2nd & July 7th
    Teen Program ~ Grades 6-12
    Headquarters Branch
    Meeting Room A
    823 Telfair St, Augusta, Ga 30901
    Bring your pillows and blankets and binge watch  musical movies! There will be snacks! RSVP on the Young Adults at Augusta Library Facebook page or call 706-434-2036.
  • 4H Yoga & Resume Workshop for Teens

    4H Yoga & Resume Workshop for Teens

    Fridays 6/1, 6/8, 6/22, 6/29, 7/6, 7/13
    11 am - 12 pm
    Teen Program ~ Grades 6-12
    Headquarters Branch
    Meeting Room A
    823 Telfair St, Augusta, Ga 30901
    Get an early start on your first resume and learn relaxing yoga poses with 4H! Please register on the Young Adults at Augusta Library Facebook page or call the YA Librarian at 706-434-2036.
  • Teen Paint Night

    Teen Paint Night

    Friday July 13th @ 5:30 pm
    Teen Program ~ Grades 6-12
    Headquarters Branch
    Meeting Room A
    823 Telfair St, Augusta, Ga 30901
    Create a work of art at the library with the help of an instructor. Space is limited for this event so register early by calling the YA Librarian @ 706-434-2036. Wear something you don’t mind getting messy! ** Please note that the library closes at 5:30pm on Fridays so arrive early.
  • Teen Jam Session

    Teen Jam Session

    Tuesdays June 12th, 26th; July 10th, 24th @ 4pm
    Teen Program ~ Grades 6-12
    Headquarters Branch
    Meeting Room A
    823 Telfair St, Augusta, Ga 30901
    Bring your instrument and jam out with other teens. Play your favorite songs, give your peers tips and tricks, and more! Please bring instruments only
  • Recycled Craft Day

    Recycled Craft Day

    Thursday July 26th @ 3:30pm
    Teen Program ~ Grades 6-12
    Headquarters Branch
    YA Space on 2nd Floor
    823 Telfair St, Augusta, Ga 30901
    We’re collecting plastic bottle caps to create a recycled mural for the YA Space on July 26th! There is a collection bin in the YA space on the 2nd floor of Headquarters branch. **Please rinse out the bottle caps before dropping them off. Learn more on Young Adults at
  • Summer Reading Program

    Summer Reading Program

    May 26 — July 27
    Reach reading goals to earn prizes
    Enjoy special summer programs Read More
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Upcoming Events

05/27/2018
  • All Libraries Closed--Holiday
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 9:00 AM-8:00 PM
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05/28/2018
  • Closed for Memorial Day
    Location: Maxwell
    Time: 12:00 AM-11:59 PM
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  • Puzzle of the Week
    Location: Appleby
    Time: 12:00 AM-11:59 PM
    See more details

  • All Libraries Closed--Holiday
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 9:00 AM-8:00 PM
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Big audiobook news! Crowdfunded bestsellers Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls and Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2 will be narrated by a stellar cast, including Alicia Keys, Ashley Judd, Danai Gurira, Esperanza Spalding, Janeane Garofalo, Mozhan Marnò, Phillipa Soo, Rowan Blanchard & Samira Wileyಌ, with intro by Rebel Girls authors Francesca Cavallo and Elena Favilli!

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