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  • Welcome to Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System!

    Welcome to
    Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System!

  • Maxwell Branch Now Reopened

    Maxwell Branch Now Reopened

    Maxwell Branch Library is now open, come and check out the new building with the same familiar smiling faces.
  • 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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  • Post-It– Note Art Show

    Post-It– Note Art Show

    Monday, August 5– August 26, 2019
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
  • Friends of the Augusta Library Writing Contest

    Friends of the Augusta Library Writing Contest

    Do have a love of words? Want to test your skills? Doesn’t matter if you are a novice or an expert. Compete for a chance to have your talents be recognized.
    Entries will be accepted up until August 30th 2019.
    For more details, Click Below. Read More
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

08/24/2019
  • Annual Appleby Book Sale
    Location: Appleby
    Time: 12:00 AM-11:59 PM
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  • Bookmark Design Contest
    Location: Appleby
    Time: 12:00 AM-11:59 PM
    See more details

  • Family Lego Time - canceled.
    Location: Appleby
    Time: 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    See more details

  • Wallace Book Club
    Location: Wallace
    Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
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More events...

2 days ago
Don't Miss Ballroom Dance Classes!

Make your way out to the Wallace Branch Library this Saturday, August 24 at 2:15 pm for their ... See more

4 days ago
The Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System Outreach Blog » New beginnings at the Maxwell Branch Library

Check out our newly renovated Maxwell Branch Library now open! ... See more

A little piece of history with a fresh new look opened it's doors to the public after a long year ... See more

4 days ago
Friedman Branch Library

Come and Jam out with the Friedman Branch tomorrow at 4:00 pm!

Teens, join us next week on Wednesday August 21st at 4pm with your instruments for a jam session. ... See more

1 week ago
Photos from Augusta Library's post

At last, it's finally open! Thank you so much for all of those who attended the grand re-opening ... See more