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Fr: 9:30am - 6:00pm
Sa: 9:30am - 3:00pm

Closed for Independence Day Holiday

July 4, 2017

The library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th, in observance of Independence Day.  Our staff wishes you a fun & safe holiday!!!


Here’s what’s happening this week in the Children’s Department during our Summer Reading Program!

Tuesday, June 20at 10:30 a.m.

Mysteries & Wonders Magic Show!
Thursday, June 22@ 10:30 a.m.

Toddletime (18 to 36 months old)
Thursday, June 22@ 10:30 a.m.

You can now sign your 3rd through 5th grader up for our June 27 Books & Cooks with Miss Jennifer!  Call us today to get registered at 775-2681.

Summer Reading Program 2017 is happening now!

Brown Baggers

July 10, 2017
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

The next meeting of the Brown Baggers book discussion group will be on July 10 at 12 p.m.  We will discuss The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion.  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!

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!

June 22, 2017
6:30 pmto7:30 pm

Flavors, fun, and fellowship.


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 Forks Over Knives by Del Sroufe!

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 12, 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.
We are walking in the United Methodist Church gym.

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.




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