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

We’re Hiring!

Do you love working with children and teens? Is creativity your thing? Are you passionate about reading and telling stories?

If you answered “Yes!” then we have the job for you…Children’s Services Manager! Click on this link to get all the important details: Youth Services Manager Job Description

Applications are available at the library or you may email your resume to: ldaniels@apl.kscoxmail.com

Pay DOQ. Generous benefit package includes insurance, KPERS, and leave time.  Position open until filled.

“Thanks, Ms. Jaime!!!” Cookie Reception

July 20, 2017
11:30 amto1:00 pm

Please join us for a cookie and to tell Ms. Jaime “Thanks!” & “We’ll Miss You!” from 11:30 – 1:00 on Thursday, July 20th in our Children’s Department. Hope you can make it!


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

MONDAY – 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Gen Z group (middle and high schoolers) – Bird House Art Show

TUESDAY – 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Deconstruction Day!

THURSDAY – 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY – 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Farewell Cookie Reception for Miss Jaime

SATURDAY – Last day to turn in your bookmarks for SRP prizes!

Total Solar Eclipse 2017

August 21, 2017
11:00 amto3:00 pm

On August 21, 2017 the U.S. will see its’ first total solar eclipse since February 26, 1979! We want you to join us in watching history-in-the-making! We will have FREE Eclipse Glasses available at our Viewing Event. We are not allowed to distribute these prior to our event. Our area of Kansas will experience a partial eclipse beginning at approximately 11:37 am and continuing through approximately 2:33 pm. The “maximum eclipse” of 92.988% will occur at approximately 1:05 pm. To see the “total eclipse” of the sun,  the far Northeast corner of our state is the place to be! More information will be posted here soon, so check back often!!!


Summer Reading Program 2017 is happening now!

A Novel Idea

July 20, 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 Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson.

Just Mercy is at once an unforgettable account of an idealistic, gifted young lawyer’s coming of age, a moving window into the lives of those he has defended, and an inspiring argument for compassion in the pursuit of true justice.

Cookbook Club!

July 27, 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 The Food Lab by J. Kenji López-Alt!

Sign-ups are required!

Scrap Shop

July 18, 2017
1:00 pmto3:00 pm
5:00 pmto7:00 pm



Come get crafty at the Augusta Public Library!

July 18, 2017
1:00p.m.-3:00p.m. -or- 5:00p.m.-7:00p.m.

Pick a time that works for you and make a bird house!
Sign-up before July 18, 2017.


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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