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  • Welcome to Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System!

    Welcome to
    Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System!

  • Splost 8 Survey

    Splost 8 Survey

    Special Local Option Sales Tax Ballot Initiative
    What would you like to see the library use SPLOST money for? Let us know by taking our survey Read More
  • 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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  • 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. 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.
  • Augusta Chinese-AmericanOral History Project

    Augusta Chinese-American
    Oral History Project

    Now available through Digital Library of Georgia

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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
  • Chess Club

    Chess Club

    1st Saturday of each month from 10:30am– 12pm
    HEADQUARTERS
    823 Telfair St.
    Augusta, GA 30901
    Required Registration: 706-821-2623
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  • 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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  • 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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  • Hip Hop Bop Music and Me

    Hip Hop Bop Music and Me

    October 15th, 2019 @ 10:00 a.m.
    Friedman Branch Library
    1447 Jackson Rd.
    Augusta, GA 30909
    Required Registration: 706-736-6758
  • Adult Crafternoon

    Adult Crafternoon

    Tuesday, October 15, 2019 @ 2 PM
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Registration: 706-772-2432
  • Microsoft Word for Beginners PT II

    Microsoft Word for Beginners PT II

    Thursday, October 17, 2019 @ 12 PM
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Registration: 706-772-2432
  • 7 Steps to Becoming a Published Author

    7 Steps to Becoming a Published Author

    October 19th, 2019– Saturday | 1:00—3:00 p.m.
    Love writing? Have you ever wanted to learn how to get started with writing and publishing your book? Join us as Mrs. Ana Blair from Pataskity Publishing gives a workshop on how to get published. Call Friedman Branch Library to sign up at 706-736-6738.
  • Augusta Genealogical Society: An Information Session

    Augusta Genealogical Society: An Information Session

    Join the Georgia Heritage Room of the Augusta Public Library as we welcome representatives from AGS, who will be here to discuss what the Society has to offer in terms of membership, resources, programs, and expert guidance for those researching their ancestry. If you are interested in beginning your family history search, or have been researching your ancestors for years, please take advantage of this special presentation, and learn what
  • Decorate your Treat Bag

    Decorate your Treat Bag

    Wednesday, October 24, 2019 @ 4 PM
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Registration: 706-772-2432
  • All Aboard!

    All Aboard!

    Through October, the Georgia Heritage Room will host an exhibit that highlights the railroad industry’s development both locally and nationally. Come see pictures of historic Union Station and learn about Augusta’s role in the establishment of rail transportation.
    We even have a working model train set!!
    The Georgia Room is open Monday-Friday 9:00 to 5:00 and Saturday 1:00 to 5:00
  • Friends of the Augusta Library Book Sale

    Friends of the Augusta Library Book Sale

    Main Library Lobby 823 Telfair St.
    Saturday, November 2, 2019 10am-3pm
    Hardcover books: $1 small paperbacks: 50 cents
    Final hour $5/bag sale (2-3pm)
    Friends Shop will be open!
  • Game Night @ your Library

    Game Night @ your Library

    Wednesday, November 6, 2019 @ 5 PM
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Registration: 706-772-2432
  • Audio Described Movie Series

    Audio Described Movie Series

    Headquarters Library at 2 pm
    April 13, July 13, September 14, November 9
    Listen to your favorite films at the Audio Described Movie Series presented by Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS). All films are 2018 releases! 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
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Upcoming Events

10/16/2019
  • One-on-One Gadget Help
    Location: Friedman
    Time: 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
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  • Augusta Tech Presents GED Classes at your library
    Location: Diamond Lakes
    Time: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    See more details

  • Fall Storytime & Craft Class
    Location: Wallace
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    See more details

  • Tiny Tot Story Time
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
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More events...

3 weeks ago

Interested in learning more about the beginning of your family's history? You won't want to miss ... See more

3 weeks ago
Make your way out to Star Wars Reads Day 2019

CALLING ALL JEDI'S!!! It's almost time for Star Wars Reads Day!! Make sure to come out to our ... See more

4 weeks ago
Talking Books Augusta

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It is with deep sadness that the GLASS Augusta Outreach office has to announce that our doors will ... See more

1 month ago
Augusta

Come out tonight to our Headquarters Branch for Book Covers that Bang!

#WORKSHOP
Are your book covers right for your genre?
Join me September 12th for a FUN, FREE, and ... See more