To assemble, preserve, and administer, in organized collections, books, audios, videos, and electronic information in order to promote the communication of ideas, and enlightened citizenship and enriched personal lives.
To serve the community as a center of reliable information.
To promote a place where inquiring minds may encounter the original, sometimes unorthodox and critical ideas so necessary as correctives and stimulants in a society that depends for its survival on free competition of ideas.
To support educational, civic, and cultural activities of groups and organizations.
To provide opportunity and encouragement for children, young people, men and women to education themselves continuously.
To seek continually to identify community needs, to provide programs of service to meet such needs, and to cooperate with other organizations, agencies, and institutions which can provide programs or services to meet community needs.
To provide opportunity for recreation through the use of literature, audios, videos, and other art forms
The Augusta/Woodruff County Library is a full service library with a strong collection of popular materials and materials to support educational and community needs. The library includes public access computers, a copier and fax service, readers advisory services, reference, programs and much more. The Library's Arkansas Room has an extensive collection of local and state history materials. As the county headquarters facility, the library serves the entire county.
In 2012, the Woodruff County Library Board and ECARL launched an ambitious plan to upgrade the Augusta Library at its current location.