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    Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System!

  • 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

    You are about to embark on a fantastic, life-long journey with your child! Read More
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  • Wireless Printing

    Print directly to one of our printers from your own computer, smartphone, or tablet from anywhere in the world. Read More
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  • Library to go!

    Augusta-Richmond County Public LIbrary offers book delivery services to senior living facilities.

    Call 706-821-2600 for more information.
  • Check Maxwell out on Facebook!

    Maxwell Branch Library has a Facebook page!
    Like us and see what activities are going on.
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  • Lego Club

    Lego club @ the library.

    2nd Saturday each month starting at 2:00 PM.
  • Kidney Smart Classes

    Headquarters Library Read More
  • Urban Fiction Group

    Join Us The 3rd Wednesday
    Every Month @ 3:00pm
    2nd Floor Headquarters Library
    Call Brenda @ 706-821-2616 or email
    hollimonb@arcpls.org for more information
  • It’s Game Time!

    Come get your game on with classic games the first Saturday of the month 1-3 p.m. Enjoy games such as UNO, Chess ,Monopoly, and Scrabble.
  • Testing Available Online

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  • Woman in Gold

    (Rated PG-13; 1 hour 50 minutes)
    September 1 @ 6:00 PM
    Headquarters Auditorium
    823 Telfair Street
  • Liberation Philosophies of South Africa, The Caribbean and the Pacific

    Sept. 1, 5:30-6:30pm
    Maxwell Branch Library
    1927 Lumpkin Rd
    Reservations Required
    706.793.2020
  • Big Kids Story Time: Cows

    Tuesday, September 1, 2015 @ 10:15am
    For ages 3-7 and registration is required
    Please call 706-821-2623.
  • Introduction to Word

    Tuesday, September 1, 2 pm
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required Registration: 706-772-2432
  • Classic Movies for Seniors

    Wednesdays, July 8, August 5, and September 2, 10:30 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    No Registration: 706-772-2432
  • Drama & Performance

    Visit Appleby Library For Story Time About Emotions
    September 2, 2015
    10:30 A.M.
    Appleby Library
  • Story Time for Tots: Household Pets

    Wednesday, September 2, 2015 @ 10:15am
    For ages 0-3 and registration is recommended
    Please call 706-821-2623
  • Make It and Take It Crafternoon

    Visit Appleby Library For Fun!
    September 5, 2015
    2:00 P.M.
    Appleby Library
  • Introduction to PowerPoint

    Tuesday, September 8, 2 pm
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required Registration: 706-772-2432
  • Ex Machina

    (Rated R; 1 hour 50 minutes)
    September 8 @ 6:00 PM
    Headquarters Auditorium
    823 Telfair Street
  • Big Kids Story Time: Grandparents

    Tuesday, September 8, 2015 @ 10:15am
    For ages 3-7 and registration is required
    Please call 706-821-2623
  • Story Time for Tots: Bugs

    Wednesday, September 9, 2015 @ 10:15am
    For ages 0-3 and registration is recommended
    Please call 706-821-2623
  • Special Program for Special Needs

    Thursdays, July 9, August 13, and September 10, 10:30 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required Registration: 706-772-2432
  • Explorations in Southern Folk Christianity

    Sept. 12, 1-2:30pm
    Maxwell Branch Library
    1927 Lumpkin Rd
    Reservations Required
    706.793.2020
  • Black Thought in the Modern Era

    Sept. 15, 5:30-6:30pm
    Maxwell Branch Library
    1927 Lumpkin Rd
    Reservations Required
    706.793.2020
  • Introduction to Publisher

    Tuesday, September 15, 2 pm
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required Registration: 706-772-2432
  • Bilingual Story Time

    Tuesday, September 15 & Wednesday, September 16 4pm
    open to all ages
    Registration is recommended
    Please call 706-821-2623
  • Classic Games for Seniors

    Wednesdays, July 22, August 19, and September 16, 10:30 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    No Registration: 706-772-2432
  • Teens @ Your Library

    Wednesdays, July 15, August 19, and September 16, 5 pm
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required Registration: 706-772-2432
  • Story Time for Tots: Colors

    Wednesday, September 16, 2015 @ 10:15am
    For ages 0-3 and registration is recommended
    Please call 706-821-2623
  • Understanding How Illness Is Influenced By Culture In Africa

    Sept. 17, 5:30-6:30 pm
    Maxwell Branch Library
    1927 Lumpkin Rd
  • Pokémon Club

    Saturday, July 18, August 15, and September 19, 2pm
    For children ages 5-11
    Please call the Children’s Desk at 706-821-2623 to pre-register.
  • Suicide Prevention and Postvention

    Sept. 19, 3-4pm
    Maxwell Branch Library
    1927 Lumpkin Rd
    706.793.2020
  • Coupon Class with Alicson Roberts

    Mondays, July 20, August 17, and September 21, 5 pm
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required Registration: 706-772-2432
  • Music and Me

    For ages 0-4
    September 14, 10:15am
    September 21, 10:15am
    Please call 706-821-2623 to pre-register
  • Big Kids Story Time: Foxes

    Tuesday, September 22, 2015 @ 10:15am
    For ages 3-7 and registration is required
    Please call 706-821-2623
  • Far from the Madding Crowd

    (Rated PG-13; 1 hour 59 minutes)
    September 22 @ 6:00 PM
    Headquarters Auditorium-823 Telfair Street
  • Computing for Beginners

    Tuesday, September 22, 2 pm
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required Registration: 706-772-2432
  • Story Time for Tots: Outer Space

    Wednesday, September 23, 2015 10:15am
    For ages 0-3 and registration is recommended
    Please call 706-821-2623
  • Cinderella Around The World

    Story time and Craft
    September 26, 2015
    2:00 P.M.
    Appleby Library
  • Raiders of the Library

    For ages 8-11
    limited to 15 children
    For more information or to pre-register, please call 706-821-2623
  • Force Majeure

    (Rated R; 2 hours)
    September 28 @ 6:00 PM
    Headquarters Auditorium
    823 Telfair Street
  • Story Time for Tots: Teddy Bears

    Wednesday, September 30, 2015 @ 10:15am
    For ages 0-3 and registration is recommended
    Please call 706-821-2623
  • National Library Card Sign Up

    September Is National Library Sign Up Month Appleby Library
  • National Library Card Sign Up Month

    September is National Library Card Sign Up Month!
  • Banned Books Week 2015

    September 27-October 3, 2015
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Upcoming Events

Events on 09/02/2015
Toddler Storytime @ Appleby!
Location: Appleby Branch
Starts: 10:05 AM
Events on 09/02/2015
Classic Movies for Seniors
Location: Diamond Lakes Branch
Starts: 10:30 AM
Events on 09/02/2015
Preschool Storytime @ Appleby!
Location: Appleby Branch
Starts: 10:30 AM
Events on 09/02/2015
Kidney Smart
Location: Headquarters
Starts: 12:30 PM
Events on 09/05/2015
Clipping and Clicking for Savings
Location: Maxwell Branch
Starts: 10:00 AM

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Tour of Historical Churches Provides a Walk Through History Augusta, Georgia – On Sunday, October 25, 2015 churches in downtown Augusta will once again open their doors for visitors to take a walk ...

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The Tuesday Night Film Series will return in September!
September 1, 6:00 PM: Woman in Gold (Rated PG-13; 1 hr, 50 mins)
September 8,6:00 PM:Ex Machina (Rated R; 1 hr, 50 mins)
September 22, 6:00 PM: Far from the madding Crowd (Rated PG-13; 1 hr, 59 mins)
September 29, 6:00 PM: Force Majeure (Rated R, 2 hrs)
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The Augusta-Richmond County Public Library is partnering with the GRU Greenblatt Library to serve as a venue for public health information sessions to promote health literacy in the CSRA.The second session is next Tuesday here at the downtown library and will be followed by sessions to be held at various locations throughout the months to come. ... See MoreSee Less

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Attention teens! The YA Department has two exciting events for you next week:
Thursday, August 27: Young Makers Club will meet at their new location at the Old Richmond Academy Building (650 Telfair Street) from 6pm-7pm
Join local young adults as we explore the world of technology and all that we can “make” once it is mastered

Friday, August 28: Monthly After Hours Scavenger Hunt, 5:30pm. You must be in the library before closing at 5:30 to be able to participate.
If you or your parents have any questions about these events, they can call Miss Kristin at 706-821-2604 or email her at eberhartk@arcpls.org!
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Did you know that we have FREE exercises classes? These are hosted by Christ Community Health Services and are held in an AIR-CONDITIONED room! Please call Katie Parsons at 706-396-1471 for more information. ... See MoreSee Less

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