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SUMMER READING PROGRAM REGISTRATION BEGINS TODAY!

Be sure to stop by the Augusta Public Library to get registered for our Summer Reading Program.  The last day to register is Saturday, June 17, 2017 to still be able to complete five weeks of reading challenges for our grand prize.

Our first event is Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with our Touch-A-Truck Kick-Off Event.  There will be free hot dogs and chips (while supplies last), free ice cream and popsicles from Mel Hambelton Ford and roasted corn-on-the-cob for $3.00 an ear (or two ears fro $5.00) as a fundraiser for the Augusta Public Library (courtesy of Manahan Concessions).

Please note that if you are not registered for our Summer Reading Program, you can still attend all of our activities, events, programs and more!

Summer Reading Program begins June 1, 2017!

Summer Reading Program registration begins at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Our first program is June 1, 2017! Check out our power-packed June calendar!

May Calendar of Events

Summer Reading begins May 24.

Coloring and Confections!

June 3, 2017
11:00 amto1:00 pm

Gel pens, pencils, markers and more!

Coloring and Confections will be on the first Saturday of the month!

Listen to relaxing music while coloring and enjoying treats.

Please sign-up at the front desk or by calling (316) 775-2681.

 

 

Brown Baggers

June 12, 2017
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

The next meeting of the Brown Baggers book discussion group will be on June 12 at 12 p.m.  We will discuss The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult.  The group meets the second Monday of each month at 12 p.m.  Call the library at 775-2681 if you’d like to join us!

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

May 16, 2017
4:30 pmto5:30 pm

Our Library Board will meet on Tuesday, May 16th at 4:30 pm…please note the date change.

Visitors are always welcome to attend!

A Novel Idea

June 15, 2017
6:30 pmto7:30 pm

Get lost in a good book.

A Novel Idea is an APL book group!
It is a great time to join A Novel Idea!
We are currently reading Razor Girl by Carl Hiaasen.

Our next selection is Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson.

Cookbook Club!

May 25, 2017
6:30 pmto7:30 pm

 

Cookbook Club meets the fourth Friday of the month 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (except November and December)!
Our current cookbook is Authentic Mexican by Rick Bayless!

Sign-ups are required!

Scrap Shop

June 20, 2017
1:00 pmto3:00 pm
5:00 pmto7:00 pm

Decorate a toad house!

 

 

Come get crafty at the Augusta Public Library!

June 20, 2017
1:00p.m.-3:00p.m. -or- 5:00p.m.-7:00p.m.

Pick a time that works for you and make your floral bouquet!
Sign-up before June 20, 2017.

 

Walking Books!

June 5, 2017
9:00 amto9:30 am
5:00 pmto5:30 pm

This month’s selection is Freedom Riders by Ann Bausum!
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-up TODAY come in or call (316) 775-2681 to reserve your spot!

This program/project is funded in part by the South Central Kansas Library System. SCKLS serves 144 participating public libraries, school districts, academic libraries and special libraries in twelve counties. The mission of the South Central Kansas Library System is to assist member libraries to provide excellent service to their communities.

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.

 

 

LearningExpress

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