M - Th: 9:30am - 8:00pm
Fr: 9:30am - 6:00pm
Sa: 9:30am - 3:00pm

Library closed for Memorial Day

May 30, 2016

We will be closed Monday, May 30 and will re-open Tuesday, May 31 at 9:30.


Web-ColoringDon’t miss this fun adults-only event:  Coloring & Confections
This is a FREE monthly come-and-go event with our kick-off event happening on Saturday, June 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Food & drinks provided!
This program/project is funded in part by the South Central Kansas System.  SCKLS serves 147 participating public libraries, school districts, academic libraries and special libraries in twelve counties.


Are you ready for a summer full of fun activities and programs for patrons of all ages?!?  WE ARE!  Our Summer Reading Program registration begins on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 9:30 a.m.  Our first program will be on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. as we bring The Spin Master to the library to entertain this children with his gifted yo-yo skills.  And be sure to pick up a calendar of events when you register as we have a fun-filled summer in store for you!  On your mark…get set…READ!

Brown Baggers

June 13, 2016
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

The next meeting of the Brown Baggers book discussion group will be on June 13. This month’s selection is The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown.

The group meets the second Monday of each month at 12 p.m.  Call the library at 775-2681 and ask for Carol if you’re interested.boys

Thursday Evening Book Club

June 16, 2016
6:30 pmto7:30 pm

Karen’s Thursday Evening Book Club will meet at 6:30 on June 16th. (Please note the change to the third Thursday of each month!) This month’s selection is The Family Romanov by Candace Flemingromanov. Please contact Karen at 775-2681 to sign up!

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

June 20, 2016
4:30 pmto5:30 pm

Our Library Board will meet on Monday, June 20th at 4:30 pm.

Visitors are welcome to attend.

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library!

We are so very pleased & excited to announce that the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, sponsored by United Way of the Plains, has just expanded to include the Augusta 67010 zip code!

Imagination Library logo - 2 color (2)Augusta children birth to age 5 are now eligible to receive free, age-appropriate books once a month delivered right to their homes.  It’s so easy to sign-up for this program…

1) Pick up a brochure with a sign-up form here at the library, or
2) Sign-up online at:http://usa.imaginationlibrary.com/register_my_child.php#.UuvWHD1dWkZ, or
3) Call 211, the United Way 24-hour information line.

If you have any questions, please contact Lisa by phone at 316/775-2681 or email to ldaniels@apl.kscoxmail.com.

E-Books, etc., now available at your library!

We now have  e-books, digital audiobooks, video, and music available in a variety of formats for most devices!  Stop by the library to pick up an instructional brochure, find instructions by clicking on our “E-Books” tab above or click on the “download” box below.  You must have an Augusta Public Library Card to use this service.



We’re Mobile!

Have you ever been away from your computer and thought, “I wish I could see if my library has that”?  Well your wondering days are over!  We’re so excited to announce that now you can access our on-line catalog with your mobile device!  Using your device, simply click on the link “Mobile Online Catalog” to the left (under APL Online Catalog).  This will give you full access to our catalog & your library account.


If you’re working on your GED;  getting ready to take the ACTPraxis,  or GRE;  wanting to practice for the ASVAB or even applying for a job with the Border Patrol, we have your all-access pass to the most popular test-prep site!  But it doesn’t stop there…find popular software tutorials, a job & career accelerator, and skill-building for all ages.  Click here to investigate LearningExpress!  [Logon instructions:  Click “Register” under the “New Users” section at the bottom of the page; in the “Username” field enter your 5-digit zip code and your 7-digit phone number, excluding area code, (example: 670107750000); create a password at least 6 characters long, no spaces; verify password; enter your email address; click “Register” button; choose “Kansas State Library”; click continue.]