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. The Augusta-Richmond County Public Library is also home to the Georgia Heritage Room. The Georgia Heritage Room is a resource center for historical and genealogical study, located on the third floor of the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library. The repository houses an extensive collection of local, county, and Georgia history resources, as well as genealogy materials, including print resources and microfilm. The library subscribes to a variety of online databases for historical and genealogical research, such as Ancestry Library Edition, Heritage Quest and Digital Library of Georgia. The collection also holds materials from some surrounding states including South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia.