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    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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  • Volunteers needed @ your library!

    Volunteers needed @ your library!

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  • Friedman Branch Temporarily Closed

    Friedman Branch Temporarily Closed

    The Friedman Branch Library will close on Friday, January 27 to accommodate the replacement of the library's aging HVAC system.
    The branch is scheduled to reopen on Monday, March 27.
  • Friends Annual Meeting

    Friends Annual Meeting

    Monday, January 23, 2017 – 6 p.m. at the Headquarters Library meeting room.

    Keynote Speaker:  Dan Aldridge, President,
    Friends of Georgia Libraries
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  • NEW DVDS AVAILABLE

    NEW DVDS AVAILABLE

    Adventures In Babysitting (2016)
    American Crime Story: People Vs. OJ Simpson
    Batman: The Killing Joke
    And much, much, more 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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  • 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.
  • Storytime for Tots

    Storytime for Tots

    Wednesdays @ 10 AM
    Join us at the Headquarters branch for stories, songs, and rhymes. For ages 0-3.
    Call 706-821-2623 to sign up.
  • Lego Days @ the Library

    Lego Days @ the Library

    Every 3rd Saturday of the month! 1:00-2:00 PM
    All Ages Welcome!
    Friedman Branch Library
    1447 Jackson Rd.
    Augusta, GA 30909
  • Big Kids Storytime

    Big Kids Storytime

    Tuesdays @ 10 AM
    Join us at the Headquarters branch for stories, songs, and rhymes. For ages 3-6.
    Call 706-821-2623 to sign up.
  • 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

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  • GALILEO for Genealogy

    GALILEO for Genealogy

    Tuesday, January 24th at 10:30 am
    Headquarters Library/3rd Floor Computer Lab
    Space is limited. Call 706-826-1511 to register. Read More
  • Young Children’s Story Time

    Young Children’s Story Time

    Tuesdays, January 10 and 24 at 10:30 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required registration for groups of 6 or more: 706-772-2432
  • Classic Movie for Seniors

    Classic Movie for Seniors

    Thursday, January 26 at 11:00 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Registration required : 706-772-2432
  • GED Classes at the Library

    GED Classes at the Library

    Mondays, January 23, 30 & Wednesdays, January 25 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Registration required : 706-771-4131
  • Computing for Beginners

    Computing for Beginners

    Tuesdays, January 17, 24, and 31 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Registration required : 706-772-2432
  • Preschool Story Time

    Preschool Story Time

    Tuesdays, January 10, 17, 24, and 31 at 10:00 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required registration for groups of 6 or more: 706-772-2432
  • Book Club

    Book Club

    Tuesday February 3 @ 6 pm
    Headquarters Library
    Book Discussion: A Sinful Calling by Kimberla Lawson Roby. Read More
  • Ga Room Book Talk

    Ga Room Book Talk

    A Yankee Scholar in Coastal South Carolina: William Francis Allen’s Civil War Journals
    Edited by James Robert Hester
    Sunday, February 12th at 2:30 pm
    Augusta Public Library/Auditorium A Read More
  • 6th Annual Augusta Literary Festival

    6th Annual Augusta Literary Festival

    Saturday, March 4, 2017 @ 3:00 PM
    Headquarters Library
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  • 6th Annual Augusta Literary Festival

    6th Annual Augusta Literary Festival

    Saturday, March 4, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
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  • 6th Annual Augusta Literary Festival

    6th Annual Augusta Literary Festival

    Saturday, March 4, 2017 @ 11 am
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  • Kid’s Writing Workshops

    Kid’s Writing Workshops

    Saturday, March 4, 2017 @ 10 pm
    Headquarters Library Read More
  • 6th Annual Augusta Literary Festival

    6th Annual Augusta Literary Festival

    Saturday, March 4, 2017 @ 10 am
    Headquarters Library Read More
  • 6th Annual Augusta Literary Festival

    6th Annual Augusta Literary Festival

    Saturday, March 4, 2017 @ 10-4 pm
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Upcoming Events

01/24/2017
  • Big Kid Story Time
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
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  • Preschool Story Time
    Location: Friedman
    Time: 10:00 AM-10:30 AM
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  • Preschool Story Time
    Location: Diamond Lakes
    Time: 10:00 AM-10:30 AM
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  • GALILEO for Genealogists: Using the Library’s Databases for Family History Research
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
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Are you artistic? Do you love the library? Then we need your help in designing an official logo! We are looking for logo entries that reflect the many services of our library and also highlight our wonderful community. We plan to use the winning logo(s) on our promotional materials including our website, pamphlets, flyers, and lots more!

The first, second, and third place winners will each receive a cash prize! The contest ends at 8:00 pm on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

You can download the official contest guidelines and entry form here: bit.ly/arcplslogo
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Due to an unforeseen emergency, the Headquarters Library is CLOSED today. All other branches are open for their regular business hours. ... See MoreSee Less

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Come out to see New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Kimberla Lawson Roby, writer of the beloved Reverend Curtis Black series, discuss "Writing a Best Seller" during the Augusta Literary Festival at 1 pm on Saturday, March 4 at the Augusta Library​ (823 Telfair Street). And yes, the author will be signing books after her talk! Books can be purchased in advance at The Book Tavern or on site at the festival.

You can learn more about this and other exciting events happening at the festival at www.augustaliteraryfestival.org

As always, the Augusta Literary Festival is free and open to the public.

Watch an excerpt of Kimberla Lawson Roby discussing how to become an author below:
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Augusta Literary Festival

March 4, 2017, 10:00am - March 4, 2017, 4:30pm

Featuring New York Times & USA Today Best-selling Author, Kimberla Lawson Roby. As always, the Augusta Literary Festival is free and open to the public.* There will be workshops, book talks, author b...

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