• Curbside Pick-up

    Curbside Pick-up

    Patrons may place holds on materials for pickup online, through their PINES account, or by phone. Library staff will call to let you know whenitems are available and schedule a pickup time. Please give staff 24 - 48 hours to get materials prepared.

    Pickup times will be Monday - Friday between 9:30 AM and
    4:30 PM.
  • Internet On the Go

    Internet On the Go

    Now available! Check out a hotspot from an ARCPLS branch. Read More
  • Virtual Meeting Rooms

    Virtual Meeting Rooms

    Host a virtual meeting for free with your ARCPLS library card. Read More
  • Book Clubbin'

    Book Clubbin'

    Tuesday, April 20 @ 2:00 pm

    Via Zoom
  • Adulting 101 with SRP

    Adulting 101 with SRP

    Tuesday, April 6 @ 4:00 pm—Adulting 101: Budgeting
    Tuesday, April 13 @ 6:00 pm Adulting 101: Using Credit Cards
    Wednesday, April 21 @ 6:00 pm Adulting 101: Budgeting

    Registration Required
  • April Financial Literacy Challenge

    April Financial Literacy Challenge

    All teens and adults are welcome
    Thursday, April 1 - Friday, April 30
    Registration Required:
    Read More
  • Open Mic Night Poetry Edition

    Open Mic Night Poetry Edition

    Friday, April 23 at 7 pm

    Augusta Library Zoom Room

    Registration is required
    Read More
  • We want to hear your story!

    We want to hear your story!

    For everyone who visits the library, there is always a story about what the library means to them. We want to hear those stories from you. Tell us your library story and enter a chance to win a $50 gift card.
    Read More
  • Join Our Mailing List!

    Join Our Mailing List!

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, learn about library resources
    and virtual programs you can participate in from home!
    Join our new Augusta Library Mailing List!

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    Through generous support from the Knox Foundation and the Friends of the Augusta Library, Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System is happy to announce that a portion of Augusta’s longtime evening newspaper, the Augusta Herald has been digitized and is now freely accessible in the Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive, a project of the Digital Library of Georgia.
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  • ARCPLS Georgia Heritage RoomCOVID-19 Community Documentation Project

    ARCPLS Georgia Heritage Room
    COVID-19 Community Documentation Project

    We are living through a historic moment, and the Georgia Heritage
    Room of the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System wants
    to preserve this momentous event for our community’s historical record. Click the Read More button to see how you can help.
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  • Ancestry Library Edition

    Ancestry Library Edition

    Have you been putting off learning more about your family history? Now is the perfect time to start searching for that long lost ancestor you’ve been wondering about. Through June 2021, Georgia library card holders can use Ancestry Library Edition for free from any device with internet access.
    Follow the branches of your family tree without leaving home!
    Read More
  • RBDigital is Retiring!

    RBDigital is Retiring!

    Find out more about our new app (Libby) by clicking below.

    Read More
  • Food Stamps Guide

    Food Stamps Guide

    Click below for a useful step-by-step Georgia Food Stamps Application guide.

    Read More
  • 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!
    Read More
  • 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
    Read More
  • eReadKids


    Check out free ebooks and audiobooks for kids in pre-K to 4th grade with eRead Kids. All you need is your public library card and PIN/password.

    Read More
  • Augusta Chinese-AmericanOral History Project

    Augusta Chinese-American
    Oral History Project

    Now available through Digital Library of Georgia

    Read More
  • 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

    1000 Books Before Kindergarten

    You are about to embark on a fantastic, life-long journey with your child!
    Read More
  • Practice Tests Available Online

    Practice Tests Available Online

    Click "Read More" below to learn more
    Read More
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Upcoming Events

  • Crafty Thursdays with Ms. Carrie
    Location: Online
    Time: 10:00 AM-10:15 AM
    See more details

  • Draw With Me: Teen Art Club (FB)
    Location: Online
    Time: 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    See more details

  • ARCPLS Monthly Staff Meeting (April)
    Location: Online
    Time: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
    See more details

More events...

10 hours ago

The Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System (ARCPLS) is accepting applications for Student Assistants. Please visit one of our locations to request an application: Augusta Public Library, ... See more

2 days ago
Outreach Blog

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5 days ago
Penny Stamps: Ken Fischer and Wynton Marsalis

Exploring community connection through the performing arts, UMS President Emeritus Ken Fischer and jazz musician Wynton Marsalis come together in a conversation moderated by Lisa Richards Toney, ... See more

5 days ago
Young Adults At Augusta Library

Happy Financial Literacy Month! Join Ms. Jordi, our YA Librarian, as she shares her top YA book picks involving financial literacy as well as a fun activity for budgeting your money. Because proper ... See more