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  • Welcome to Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System!

    Welcome to
    Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System!

  • Wine & Cheese Soiree RESCHEDULED

    Wine & Cheese Soiree RESCHEDULED

    Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Wine & Cheese Soiree at the Appleby Library that was originally scheduled for Friday, October 19, 2018 is being rescheduled for Friday, February 1, 2019. More information regarding the event and purchasing tickets is forthcoming.
  • 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.
  • Library Card Drive & Raffle

    Library Card Drive & Raffle

    Richmond County Schools elementary families, teachers, and staff can sign up for or renew a library card and win a party for their school and more!
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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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  • Maxwell Morning Book Club

    Maxwell Morning Book Club

    Thurs, October 25 10-Noon
    12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson
    This month (& until Maxwell Branch re-opens)
    we meet at the Main Library!
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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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  • Make Slime Workshop

    Make Slime Workshop

    Saturday October 20th @ 1pm
    Program for Ages 8-14
    Headquarters Branch
    YA Space on 2nd Floor
    823 Telfair St, Augusta, Ga 30901
    Join us for a slime making workshop. Space is limited so please call 706-434-2036 to register. 
  • Teen Halloween Party

    Teen Halloween Party

    Wednesday October 24th @ 4:30pm
    Teen Program ~ Grades 6-12
    Headquarters Branch
    YA Space on 2nd Floor
    823 Telfair St, Augusta, Ga 30901
    Stop by for a ghoulish time with a classic Halloween movie and activities.
  • Halloween Family Carnival

    Halloween Family Carnival

    October 26, 2018 from 6:00-9:00 p.m.
    Join us for games, food, a movie, and prizes!
    There will be a prizes for Best Costumes as well as a raffle for an Amazon Fire Tablet!
    Tickets are $5 each!
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  • Friends of the Augusta Library Book Sale

    Friends of the Augusta Library Book Sale

    Main Library Lobby 823 Telfair St. on Saturday, November 3, 2018 10am-3pm
    Hardcover books: $1
    Mass-market paperbacks: 50 cents
    Final hour $5/bag sale (2-3pm)
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Upcoming Events

10/20/2018

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15 hours ago

Augusta Library

We're having so much fun getting ready for our Halloween Carnival on Friday, October 26 from 6-9 pm at the Headquarters Library (823 Telfair St., Augusta)! Carnivalgoers can make monster bookmarks to help keep their place in a spooky read, defeat the supernatural in ghost bowling, and practice their bean bag toss---and that's not all! The ticket price includes ALL games and activities, a pizza dinner, and Halloween candy!

Tickets are just $5 each and can be purchased in advance at any Richmond County public library or online at www.eventbrite.com/e/halloween-family-carnival-tickets-49044022993
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16 hours ago

Augusta Library

Candy, Popcorn, Pizza, and more for only $5 bucks. Come register for the Halloween Carnival!!!
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18 hours ago

Augusta Library

And we have 6 in Richmond County (yes, Maxwell Branch is under renovation right now, but will reopen in the spring)! Find your nearest library branch at arcpls.org/locations/Starbucks = 13,000
Public Libraries = 119,000+
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1 week ago

Augusta Library

All ARCPLS library branches will be CLOSED on Thursday, October 11, 2018, due to unsafe weather conditions. We plan to reopen for regular business hours on Friday, October 12, 2018.

Appleby Branch Library Wallace Branch Library Diamond Lakes Branch Library Friedman Branch Library Children's Department - Augusta Public Library Young Adults At Augusta Library
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2 weeks ago

Augusta Library

Join the National Archives on October 24 for their FREE virtual genalogy fair featuring expert lectures on using government information for family history! Can't make it? You can access the video archives later!

www.archives.gov/calendar/genealogy-fair
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