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  • Welcome to Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System!

    Welcome to
    Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System!

  • Closed for Memorial Day

    Closed for Memorial Day

    All locations will be closed Sunday, May 28 and Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day.
  • 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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  • Junior Junior Prom 2017 YA Summer Reading Kickoff

    Junior Junior Prom 2017 YA Summer Reading Kickoff

    Friday, June 2, 2017
    6:30 pm
    HEADQUARTERS LIBRARY
    823 Telfair Street
    Augusta, GA 30901
    (706) 821-2612
    All adults in attendance must be chaperoned by a teen!!!
  • Systemwide Summer Reading Kickoff

    Systemwide Summer Reading Kickoff

    Saturday, June 3, 2017
    APPLEBY LIBRARY
    2260 Walton Way
    Augusta, GA 30904
    (706) 736-6244
    Free food and fun!!! Pick up Reading Logs for the Family!!!
  • Finding Missing Persons with DNA Testing

    Finding Missing Persons with DNA Testing

    A Legacy Family Tree Webinar
    June 13, 2017 at 10:30am
    Augusta-Richmond County Public Library 3rd Floor Computer Lab
    Reserved seating. Call 706-826-1511 to register Read More
  • 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
  • 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 at the Appleby Branch Library (2260 Walton Way, Augusta) every Tuesday at 8 pm beginning May 30 through June 27.  Read More
  • 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.
  • Summer Reading 2017

    Summer Reading 2017

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

05/29/2017
  • All Libraries Closed--Holiday
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 9:00 AM-8:00 PM
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  • Intermediate Spanish Class
    Location: Friedman
    Time: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
    See more details

05/30/2017
  • Storytime: Space
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    See more details

  • Preschool Story Time
    Location: Friedman
    Time: 10:00 AM-10:30 AM
    See more details

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Happy Memorial Day!!! We hope you have a wonderful day. ... See MoreSee Less

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Readers of all ages can participate in the Summer Reading Program and be entered to win a Kindle Fire! You can even sign up online now at bit.ly/summerreadingprogram17 (and of course, you can always sign up at your local library branch)! ... See MoreSee Less

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Looking for something to do after Memorial Day? Come hang out at your local library!

On Tuesday, May 30, at 8 pm at the Appleby Branch Library enjoy the tunes at the always free Appleby Gardens Concert Series. Evenings in Appleby Gardens Concert Series

Teens and tweens are invited to come to party at the the Junior Junior Prom at the Headquarters Library on Friday, June 2. Junior Junior Prom

Bring out the kids to the Summer Reading Kickoff on Saturday, June 3 from 11-2 at the Appleby Branch Libraryl
Summer Reading Kickoff
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Evenings in Appleby Gardens Concert Series

May 30, 2017, 8:00pm - May 30, 2017, 9:00pm

Bring out the family, mingle with friends, and enjoy the music at the 63rd Evenings in Appleby Gardens Concert Series at the Appleby Branch Library (2260 Walton Way, Augusta) every Tuesday at 8 pm beg...

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Did you know that you can check out eBooks from the library to read on any device with Georgia Download Destination (Overdrive)?

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A very special thank you to the exclusive sponsors of tonight's event:

Friends of the Augusta Library

Augusta Liquors:
www.augustaliquors.com

Edgar's Grille:
edgarsgrille.com

Riverwatch Brewery:
www.riverwatchbrewery.com/
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A very special thank you to the exclusive sponsors of tonight's event: Friends of the Augusta Library Augusta Liquors: www.augustaliquors.com Edgar's Grille: edgarsgrille.com Riverwa...

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