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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
  • 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
  • Defeat Darth Vader!

    Defeat Darth Vader!

    Summer Reading 2018
    Submit your completed Summer Reading Logs to help defeat Darth Vader!
    Only at Friedman Branch Library
    1447 Jackson Road
    Augusta, GA 30909
  • 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

    Thurs, July 26 10-Noon
    The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
    This month we are back at Maxwell Branch Library
    1927 Lumpkin Rd. Augusta, GA 30906
    (next to Butler High School) • (706) 793-2020 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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  • Karaoke Fun for Adults

    Karaoke Fun for Adults

    Monday, July 23 at 2 p.m.
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Registration required: 706-772-2432
  • Therapy Dogs

    Therapy Dogs

    Wednesday July 24th, 2018
    10:30am – 11am
    Join us on July 24th @10:30 a.m. as we learn about the job that therapy dogs do featuring our friend Miss Ann Sprinkle! Pre-register by calling the children's department 706-821-2623!
  • 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
  • Sensory Storytime

    Sensory Storytime

    Sponsored by GLASS
    Tuesday, July 24 at 10:30 a.m.
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Registration required: 706-772-2432
  • 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
  • Fandom Night

    Fandom Night

    Program for Teens ~Grades 6-12
    Celebrate your fandom @ the library!
    Fandom Art Contest ~Costume Parade~ Games ~ Food ~ and More!
    July 28th @ 6pm
    Headquarters Branch
    823 Telfair St ~ Augusta Ga
    Please RSVP on our Facebook Event Page or call 706-434-2036.
  • Back to School Bash

    Back to School Bash

    Thursday, August 2
    11 am—2 pm
    Headquarters Library, 823 Telfair St.
    The first 500 children will receive free school supplies! Enjoy free food, free haircuts/styles, games, door prizes, and much more!
    Sponsored by the Richmond County Council of PTAs, CareSource, and ARCPLS Read More
  • Friends of the Augusta Library Book Sale

    Friends of the Augusta Library Book Sale

    Main Library Lobby 823 Telfair St.
    Saturday, August 4, 2018 starting from 10am to 3pm
    Hardcover books: $1
    Mass-market paperbacks: 50 cents
    Final hour $5/bag sale (2-3pm)
    Friends Shop will be open!
  • DNA Q & A with Michele Simmons Lewis, CG.

    DNA Q & A with Michele Simmons Lewis, CG.

    Thursday, August 9th at 2:30 pm
    Georgia Heritage Room
    3rd floor of the Augusta Public Library
    Call 706-826-1511 for details.
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Upcoming Events

07/21/2018
  • LEGO Day @ Friedman
    Location: Friedman
    Time: 12:00 AM-11:59 PM
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  • Sensory Story Time
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    See more details

  • Maxwell Library Game Time
    Location: Maxwell
    Time: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
    See more details

  • Rebel Readers Star Wars Book Club: Origami Yoda Series
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    See more details

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15 hours ago

Augusta Library

Rebel Readers Star Wars Book Club is tomorrow at 2:00! Join us as we read The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee! ... See MoreSee Less

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2 days ago

Augusta Library

What's better than a movie? A Movie Sing-Along! Join the Children's Department on July 25th @ 10:30 for Movie Sing-Along Day! ... See MoreSee Less

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2 days ago

Augusta Library

Oh my, doggos! Ann Sprinkle and her Therapy dogs will be visiting the children's department Tuesday, July 24th at 10:00 am! Come hang out with the dogs, learn about them, and maybe even see them do some tricks! ... See MoreSee Less

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2 days ago

Augusta Library

The Back to School Bash is coming up quickly! There will be free school supplies for the first 500 children as well as free haircuts and styles for students. Families will also enjoy a free lunch, story time, games, raffles, and more fun activities. Join us, August 2nd! ... See MoreSee Less

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2 days ago

Augusta Library

Sensory Story Time is this Saturday at 11:00 am! Bring your little ones in for a story time with music, movement, and sensory play! ... See MoreSee Less

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