Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System

Mission Statement

The six libraries in Richmond County serve a population of almost 300,000, with over half a million items. All of our libraries are equipped with computer access to our catalog, and all have public-use computers for Internet access and office applications. Our friendly staff makes customer service a priority. We encourage you to visit us …. because we are here for you.

Our Mission:

  • To make accessible materials, information and resources which serve the needs of the broadest possible base of its population;

  • To provide a wide spectrum of educational, cultural, recreational and informational opportunities;

  • To foster an informed citizenry by encouraging and supporting lifelong learning for the individual;

  • And to enhance the quality of life in its community through the library’s unique capabilities and its activities in cooperation with other agencies.