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

Food for Fines

Food for Fines is now in effect!

Bring in non-perishable food items, personal hygiene, or cleaning supplies: for every item you bring in, we take off $1 from your fine total!

HURRY IN! This offer is only good till Dec 23, 2014!!

*Take up to $25 off your fine totals

*Please be kind and no expired, damaged or open products


Christmas Tech Show

December 20, 2014
10:00 amto12:00 pm

The Augusta Public Library will be proudly hosting a Christmas Tech Show sponsored by the Augusta Wal-Mart on Dec. 20th from 10:am -Noon. The show will feature all the latest brands and devices, this will give you a chance to look before you buy, and to ask your local tech experts questions. Enjoy some hot beverages and snacks while you browse. Call 775-2681 or stop in the library for more information. See you there!!

Brown Baggers

January 11, 2015
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

The next meeting of the Brown Baggers book discussion group will be January 12 at Cottonwood Point.  Lunch will be served at a cost of $10.  Members will receive the book for February’s discussion at that time.

Library Closed for Christmas

December 24, 2014
December 25, 2014

We will be closed  Wednesday, December 24 and Thursday, December 25  in observance of the Christmas Holiday.

We will reopen Friday, December 26 at 9:30AM.

Library closed for New Year’s

December 31, 2014
6:00 pm
January 1, 2015

We will be closing at 6PM on Wednesday evening.

We will be closed on Thursday, 1/1 for the New Year’s Holiday.

We will reopen Friday, 1/2 at 9:30AM.



Orphan Train Program

January 8, 2015
1:00 pmto2:00 pm

Thursday, January 8, at 1 p.m.. Linda Ralston will offer a program over her research of the orphan trains that brought thousands of children from the east coast to the Midwest seeking new parents.

Approximately 1 out 25 families in the United States have descendants who traveled on the orphan trains.

The public is invited to attend this enlightening program in the Community Room of the library.

Genealogy Group

January 8, 2015
1:00 pmto2:00 pm

The next genealogy meeting will be January 8 at 1 p.m.  Linda Ralston will present a program on the orphan trains.

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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.]