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

Library Hours for the Christmas Holiday

December 24, 2016
December 26, 2016

We will be closed Saturday, December 24 for Christmas Eve and Monday, December 26 for the Christmas Holiday.

We will re-open on Tuesday at 9:30 am.

All of us here at APL wish you a very Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!

Karen’s Book Group!

Karen’s Book Group will meet Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 6:30p.m. in the Vancil Study! 

Karen’s Book Group will be discussing The Homecoming: A Novel About Spencer’s
by Earl Hamner.

January’s selection is News of the World by Paulette Jiles.


December 2016 Lego Club

Reminder: Lego Club is today at 3:30 p.m. This time only, we have combined our Lego Club and Lil’ Lego Club. If you are registered, we will see you after school. Also, Lego Club for our Gen Z (middle and high schoolers) is tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. No registration required.

Food For Fines

Food for Fines is back this year!

Monday, December 5, 2016 to Saturday, December 17, 2016.
Help your community and clear your fines
at the Augusta Public Library!
For every non-perishable food item, personal hygiene
or cleaning product you donate, $1.00 will be deducted
from your overdue fines, up to $10.00 total!*

There are restrictions and regulations listed on the bottom of the flyer.
If you have any questions please call (316) 775-2681.

Walking Books!

Walking Books is a NEW adult program for the Augusta Public Library!
Beginning in January 2017 and end in October 2017.
Walk for 30 minutes a week with a group while listening to an audiobook.
Pick a time that works for you, 9:00a.m.-9:30a.m. or 5:00-5:30p.m. every Monday.

Sign-ups begin TODAY at 9:30a.m. come in or call (316) 775-2681 to reserve your spot!


Genealogy in December!

December 8, 2016
1:00 pm

Genealogy will be meeting 
December 8, 2016 at 1p.m.!

Start or continue your search at the
Augusta Public Library!
We’ll have cookies and coffee available!

Coloring and Confections Holiday Contest!

December 10, 2016
11:00 amto1:00 pm

Join us Saturday, December 10th for more coloring fun!

Holiday Contest this month! There will be a variety of provided coloring pages of ornaments and stockings to color.  Pick one of these coloring pages on December 10th and finish it before you leave, to have your entry entered into the contest.

Voting will take place December 13th-December 16th in the library and on FB!
The coloring page with the most votes will win a prize!

Happy Coloring!

Brown Baggers

December 12, 2016
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

The next meeting of the Brown Baggers book discussion group will be on December 12 to discuss Circling the Sun by Paula McLain.

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.

Friends of the Augusta Public Library

November 14, 2016
1:00 pmto2:00 pm

Friends will meet on Monday, November 14 at 1:00 pm.  Please join us!

Call 775-2681 for additional information.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

December 19, 2016
4:30 pmto5:30 pm

Our Library Board will meet on Monday, December 19 at 4:30 pm.

Visitors are always 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.




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