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

Pokemon Convention Saturday!

A Novel Idea

February 16, 2017
6:30 pmto7:30 pm
March 16, 2017
6:30 pmto7:30 pm

A Novel Idea is an APL book group!
This month we are going on a blind date!
It is a great time to jump in and join A Novel Idea!
In March, we will be reading The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick!

February 2017 Library Programs

Cookbook Club!

February 23, 2017
6:30 pmto7:30 pm
February 24, 2017
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

Cookbook Club will meet during the fourth week of every month (except November and December)!

Thursday meeting will be 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. and Friday meeting will be noon to 1:00 p.m.
Our first Cookbook will be Homemade With Love by Jennifer Perillo!

Sign-ups are required!

Scrap Shop

February 21, 2017
1:00 pmto3:00 pm
5:00 pmto7:00 pm

 Come get crafty at the Augusta Public Library!

Pick a time that works for you and personalize a tile coaster!
Sign-up before February 21, 2017.

Bring a 4′ x 4′ photo for your tile, or decorate a tile with sharpies!

Walking Books!

February 20, 2017
9:00 amto9:30 am
5:00 pmto5:30 pm
February 27, 2017
9:00 amto9:30 am
5:00 pmto5:30 pm

Walking Books is a NEW adult program for the Augusta Public Library!flyer
Beginning in January 2017 and end in October 2017.
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-ups begin TODAY at 9:30a.m. come in or call (316) 775-2681 to reserve your spot!


February 14, 2017
6:00 pmto8:00 pm
March 14, 2017
6:00 pmto8:00 pm
April 11, 2017
6:00 pmto8:00 pm
May 9, 2017
6:00 pmto8:00 pm
June 13, 2017
6:00 pmto8:00 pm
July 11, 2017
6:00 pmto8:00 pm
August 8, 2017
6:00 pmto8:00 pm
September 12, 2017
6:00 pmto8:00 pm
October 10, 2017
6:00 pmto8:00 pm
November 14, 2017
6:00 pmto8:00 pm
December 12, 2017
6:00 pmto8:00 pm


We are excited to announce Augusta Public Library and Sugar Shane’s Trivia Night!

The second Tuesday of every month!

Trivia Night will be at Sugar Shane’s from 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m.
Come early or stay late for a good meal!

Sugar Shane’s is located at:
430 State Street in Downtown Augusta

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

February 21, 2017
4:30 pmto5:30 pm

Our Library Board will meet on Tuesday, February 21 at 4:30 pm. (Please note date change due to President’s Day Holiday.)

Visitors are always welcome to attend!

Coloring and Confections!

March 4, 2017
11:00 amto1:00 pm
April 1, 2017
11:00 amto1:00 pm
May 6, 2017
11:00 amto1:00 pm
June 3, 2017
11:00 amto1:00 pm
July 1, 2017
11:00 amto1:00 pm
August 5, 2017
11:00 amto1:00 pm
September 2, 2017
11:00 amto1:00 pm
October 7, 2017
11:00 amto1:00 pm
November 4, 2017
11:00 amto1:00 pm
December 2, 2017
11:00 amto1:00 pm

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

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


New Year New Programs!











Augusta Public Library is celebrating 2017 with four new monthly programs!

Walking Books, Trivia Night, Zentangle, & Cookbook Club!

More information available at the front desk or call (316) 775-2681.

Brown Baggers

March 13, 2017
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

The next meeting of the Brown Baggers book discussion group will be on March 13 at 12 p.m.  We will discuss The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah.  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!

Winter/Spring 2017 Storytime and Toddletime

Sign-ups for Winter/Spring 2017 Storytime and Toddletime are happening now!  The Winter/Spring session begins January 10 and 11 for Storytime and January 12 for Toddletime.  Be sure to stop by to get your child enrolled.

Storytime typically lasts 45 minutes to 55 minutes.  Parents are not allowed to be in Storytime but are required to stay in the library during the session.  Storytime has two sessions per week.  Both are the same so please sign up for only one.  If full, pleases sign up for our waiting list.

Toddletime requires one adult per one child.   During Toddletime, we facilitate activities and the parent or guardian participates with his or her toddler.  Toddletime typically lasts 30 to 45 minutes.  If the Toddletime sign-up is full, please consider signing the waiting list so that we can call you if a spot opens up.

Genealogy at APL!

March 9, 2017
1:00 pmto2:00 pm
April 13, 2017
1:00 pmto2:00 pm
May 11, 2017
1:00 pmto2:00 pm
September 14, 2017
1:00 pmto2:00 pm
October 12, 2017
1:00 pmto2:00 pm
November 9, 2017
1:00 pmto2:00 pm
December 14, 2017
1:00 pmto2:00 pm

APL’s Genealogy group meets the second Thursday of every month!
(except the months of June, July and August)

Start or continue your search at the
Augusta Public Library!

Kansas Humanities Council’s “Talk About Literature” Program

March 11, 2017
10:30 amto11:30 am

The Augusta Public Library
will offer a three-part book discussion series March through May on the theme  “Growing Up American.”  Members of the community are invited to attend the free programs, which will take place at the Library.

Meeting times are as follows:

Saturday, March 11 at 10:30 The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie.

Saturday, April 8 at 10:30 Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Saturday, May 6 at 10:30 Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead

All three books are available for check-out at this time and are not due back until after the final program.  Patrons are urged to attend even if they have been unable to complete reading the books.


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.