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

Upcoming Children’s Events

A Novel Idea

April 20, 2017
6:30 pmto7:30 pm

A Novel Idea is an APL book group!
It is a great time to join A Novel Idea!
In April, we will be reading The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman!
In May, we will be reading Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple

Cookbook Club!

April 27, 2017
6:30 pmto7:30 pm
April 28, 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 current cookbook is Pioneer Woman Cooks Recipes From An Accidental Country Girl by Ree Drumond!

Sign-ups are required!

Scrap Shop

April 18, 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 make your own signature scent!
Sign-up before April 18, 2017.

Show up on April 18th to ready to create your unique scent!

Walking Books!

April 3, 2017
9:00 amto9:30 am
5:00 pmto5:30 pm

Walking Books is a NEW adult program for the Augusta Public Library!
This month’s selection is Mercy by Jodi Picoult!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-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.


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

April 17, 2017
4:30 pmto5:30 pm

Our Library Board will meet on Monday, April 17 at 4:30 pm.

Visitors are always welcome to attend!

Coloring and Confections!

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.


Genealogy at APL!

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!
Paul Renner Smith will be speaking April 13 about DNA.

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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