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

Genealogical Society

September 4, 2014
1:00 pmto2:30 pm

The Augusta Genealogical Society will have its first meeting of the fall on Sept. 4 at 1 p.m.  We will meet in the Vancil Study room by the upstairs desk.

We will discuss the scanning project and accomplishments over the summer.

New members are welcome.  There are no membership fees.



It’s time to sign-up for Fall Storytime & Toddletime!  Storytime is for children ages 3 – 5 years old and will be offered on your choice of Tuesday or Wednesday mornings from 10 – 11. Toddletime  is a one-on-one session for 18 – 36 month old children with an adult helper.  More information is available by clicking on the “Kids” tab at the top of the page.  Sign-up today by calling Lisa at 775-2681!

Library closed for Labor Day

September 1, 2014

We will be closed Monday, September 1 and will re-open on Tuesday, September 2, at 9:30 am.


Brown Baggers Book Club

September 8, 2014
12:00 pm

Brown Bagger book discussion group will meet at 12 noon on Monday, Sept 8, at the library.bernadette

The discussion will be over Where’d You Go, Bernadette  by Maria Semple.

All are welcome to attend.  If you would like to reserve a copy of the book, please call the library at 775-2681.

Kansas Humanities Book Talks–Fall Series–Sept.6

September 6, 2014
10:30 amto11:30 am

charlieThe Kansas Humanities Book Talk for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6 at 10:30 a.m.


“Childhood Classics” is the name of the fall Kansas Humanities Book Talk series. It will be fun to entertain your “inner child” and either explore these classics for the first time or re-read them for renewed enjoyment.

Copies of the book are available at the library for check out.  Call the library for further information.

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.

New Books in the Library

Go to the Online Catalog to see the latest and greatest books that have been added to the Augusta Public Library collection.

See something that you are interested in?  Click on book photo to see if it is in or to put a hold on the material.

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.


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