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

Meet the Author ~ Jefferson Knapp

October 29, 2016
10:00 amto12:00 pm


Karen’s Book Group October 20th

October 20, 2016
6:30 pmto7:30 pm




Karen’s Book Group is meeting again Thursday, October 20th to discuss Arsenic and Old Lace!

Meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Vancil Study at the Augusta Public Library.



Everyone is welcome to attend even if you have not read Arsenic and Old Lace!


Wish You Well by David Baldacci is next month’s selection!

Special “Being Mortal” Workshop

October 22, 2016
10:00 amto2:00 pm


Please join us
Saturday, October 22nd at 10 a.m. for our

Being Mortal Workshop!


This is the ONLY scheduled Being Mortal Screening in Butler County!


A light lunch will be served at noon.


We encourage everyone to attend and take advantage of this unique local opportunity!
Registration requested please call
(316) 775-2681



Halloween Family Storytime!

October 25, 2016
6:30 pmto7:30 pm

Don’t miss our Halloween Family Storytime on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.  We will be sharing spooktacular stories and will then trick or treat through the library so wear your costumes!

Come Catch Terrance! November 5th

November 5, 2016
11:00 amto1:00 pm


Come catch Terrance November 5, 2016 at Coloring and Confections!

Pull his lucky “feather” to win a prize!

Coloring and Confections is a monthly come-and-go event for adults at the Augusta Public Library! The first Saturday of every month 11a.m. to 1p.m.

Coloring and Confections is funded in part by the South Central Kansas Library System.  SCKLS serves 147 participating 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.

Adult Programming October Calendar

Please let us know if you would like to attend the Being Mortal Program on October 22nd!

Call us at (316) 775-2681 or let us know at the front desk. Thank you!


Augusta Public Library Genealogy Group

November 10, 2016
1:00 pmto2:00 pm





Interested in learning about how your family helped shape the world?

Join the Augusta Public Library Genealogy Group!

1p.m. to 2p.m.

The second Thursday of every month, September through May.

Next meeting is November 10, 2016.

Brown Baggers

November 14, 2016
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

The next meeting of the Brown Baggers book discussion group will be on November 14th.

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

November 21, 2016
4:30 pmto5:30 pm

Our Library Board will meet on Monday, November 21 at 4:30 pm.

Visitors are always welcome to attend!

Pokémon Go Pokéstop!

The Augusta Public Library is a Pokémon Go Pokéstop!  Be sure to spin by 1609 State Street to get some Pokésupplies and catch some Pokémon!PokeStop

In the dark about Pokémon Go?  Here’s some helpful information about this new free-to-play, location-based app:


Please be aware of your surroundings at all times and only “search” on public property with a “buddy”.  

Also, this app can access other information in your device and payment may be required for additional game items.  

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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