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  • Welcome to Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System!

    Welcome to
    Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System!

  • Summer Reading 2017

    Summer Reading 2017

    Read books to win prizes and enjoy fun programs at your library during Summer Reading 2017!

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  • Evenings in Appleby Gardens Concert Series

    Evenings in Appleby Gardens Concert Series

    Enjoy the music at the FREE family-friendly Evenings in Appleby Gardens Concert Series every Tuesday at 8 pm through June 27. 
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  • 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
  • Volunteers needed @ your library!

    Volunteers needed @ your library!

    Click here to volunteer today!
  • Teen Advisory Group

    Teen Advisory Group

    Hang out with other teens and help plan upcoming teen programs. For more information call 706-434-2036.
    Headquarters Library
    823 Telfair Street
  • Preschool Story Time

    Preschool Story Time

    Every Tuesday @ 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
  • Movie for Special Needs

    Movie for Special Needs

    Second Thursday of every month at 11:00am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
  • 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

    GED Classes

    Every Monday and Wednesday at 9:00 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required registration: 706-771-4131
  • Have you tried zinio?

    Have you tried zinio?

    Create your account today!
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  • Pronunciator

    Pronunciator

    Learn a new language
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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

    Click "Read More" to learn more
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  • Morris Museum Visits Friedman

    Morris Museum Visits Friedman

    Monday, June 26th @ 10:30 AM
    Friedman Branch Library
    1447 Jackson Road
    Augusta, GA 30909
    Call to Pre-Register: 706-736-6758
  • Patriotic Craft Hour

    Patriotic Craft Hour

    Tuesday, June 27 at 12 pm
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required registration: 706-772-2432
  • Email for Beginners

    Email for Beginners

    Tuesday, June 27 at 2:00 pm
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required registration: 706-772-2432
  • June Friedman Film Series

    June Friedman Film Series

    Tuesday, June 20th @ 2:00 PM & Tuesday, June 27th @ 2:00 PM
    Friedman Branch Library
    1447 Jackson Road
    Augusta, GA 30909
    Call to reserve groups: 706-736-6758
  • 4th of July Wreaths

    4th of July Wreaths

    Thursday, June 29 at 10am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required registration: 706-772-2432
  • Build a Better World Book Club

    Build a Better World Book Club

    March: Book 1: Thursday, June 8, at 6 pm
    March: Book 2: Thursday, June 29, at 6 pm
    March: Book 3: Thursday, July 20, at 6 pm
    Headquarters Library, Meeting Room A, First Floor
    Join us as we discuss how author Rep. John Lewis and others worked to “build a better world” during the Selma march of the civil rights movement in Lewis’s graphic novel series March.
  • Senior Senior Prom Dinner Dance

    Senior Senior Prom Dinner Dance

    Friday, August 4, 2017, 7 to 10 pm
    Headquarters Library
    Tickets are $10 per person and must be purchased in advance at any branch or through Eventbrite Read More
  • Career Romance for Young Moderns Exhibit

    Career Romance for Young Moderns Exhibit

    June to September 2017
    Georgia Heritage Room
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  • 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
  • Movie for Special needs

    Movie for Special needs

    Second Thursday of every month @ 11:00 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required registration of groups of 6 or more: 706-772-2432
  • Free Seed Packets!

    Free Seed Packets!

    Free Seed Packets! Receive a FREE packet of seeds when you check out any gardening books from the Friedman Branch Library!
    While supplies last.
    Seeds donated by National Garden Clubs, Inc.
  • Build a Library Display

    Build a Library Display

    Monday-Friday @ Friedman Branch Library
    Friedman Branch Library
    1447 Jackson Road
    Augusta, GA 30909
    706-736-6758
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Upcoming Events

06/26/2017
  • Jr. Lego Club
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
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  • Morris Museum story and craft
    Location: Friedman
    Time: 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    See more details

  • Mayor's Summer Reading Club
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
    See more details

  • Intermediate Spanish Class
    Location: Friedman
    Time: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
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More events...

Yes, we still have tickets! Avoid the crowds, enjoy some appetizers, and watch the downtown fireworks from the comfort of our terrace at the Headquarters Library downtown! Tickets are $20 for individual tickets and $30 for two-person tickets. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Augusta Library. ... See MoreSee Less

Fireworks on the Patio

July 4, 2017, 8:00pm - July 4, 2017, 10:30pm

Join us for Fireworks on the Patio on the Fourth of July! Enjoy drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and live entertainment whileviewing the downtown fireworks display from the 3rd floor terrace at our Headquarter...

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Avoid the crowds and watch the fireworks at Fireworks on the Patio this Fourth of July! This fundraiser benefits the Friends of the Augusta Library. ... See MoreSee Less

Fireworks on the Patio

July 4, 2017, 8:00pm - July 4, 2017, 10:30pm

Join us for Fireworks on the Patio on the Fourth of July! Enjoy drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and live entertainment whileviewing the downtown fireworks display from the 3rd floor terrace at our Headquarter...

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Join us at the Headquarters Library for a continental breakfast generously provided by the New Moon Café at 7:30 am before begin the cleanup. A parent or guardian must attend with children and youth under the age of 16.

Registration is required for breakfas. Register online at bit.ly/librarycleanup17 or by calling 706-821-2634.
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Build a Better World Downtown Cleanup with Operation Clean City

July 15, 2017, 7:30am - July 15, 2017, 12:00pm

Join us at the Headquarters Library for a continental breakfast generously provided by the New Moon Café at 7:30 am before begin the cleanup. A parent or guardian must attend with children and youth...

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Augusta Library added 2 new photos — attending Evenings in Appleby Gardens Concert Series at Appleby Branch Library. ... See MoreSee Less

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Dancing in the moonlight.... ... See MoreSee Less

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