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Upcoming Programs

May
18
Sat
John Warner: A Watercolor Experience [Art Exhibit] @ Laura’s @ Laura's Library
May 18 – Aug 8 all-day

 

Join us at Laura’s Library this summer for an art exhibit featuring the beautiful watercolor landscapes of John Warner.

John Warner holds a PhD in Physics and Astronomy. His career included teaching and research at the University of Minnesota, working at NASA, serving as a scientific representative to a U.S. Senator, and founding two companies that helped to develop laser technologies for treating human eyes and whitening teeth.

His interest in watercolor started when he was 16 and took a class from an artist in his neighborhood. He went on to take more courses in this medium over the next 50 years. Now retired, John teaches watercolor to the residents of Belmont Village. His style is what he calls “loose” watercolor. He enjoys letting the paint show the unique characteristics that only watercolors can create.

All proceeds from the sale of John’s work will be donated to the library. He can be reached by email.

 


Are you an artist interested in exhibiting your work at the library? Visit our Art at Laura’s page to find out more, see past shows, and submit your samples.

 

 

May
25
Sat
Tech Help @ Westbank
May 25 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Get help with technology from tech-savvy teen volunteers! Bring your devices (phones, tablets, laptops) or questions about social media, apps, and more to Westbank Library. You will get one-on-one help with all your technology questions.

Tech help will be available on Tuesday evenings, 4:30pm to 6:30pm and Saturday afternoons, 2pm to 4pm.

May
27
Mon
LIBRARIES CLOSED: NO EVENTS
May 27 all-day

Both libraries will be closed on Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day.

ONLINE: Writing Workshop
May 27 @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Click here to join the Writing Workshop, a live virtual program happening from 5-6:30pm.

If you’re having difficulties, please refer to Zoom’s support information. Westbank Library is unable to provide tech assistance during the program. Please contact questions@westbanklibrary.com if you would like to schedule tech help or if you would like additional information regarding this library program.


Whether you’re a seasoned writer or just starting out, you are welcome to join the Writing Workshop. Meet with other writers and try your hand at some writing prompts.


Please read these ground rules ahead of the conversation:

  • Please keep your camera on for the discussion and provide your name.
  • Mute if there is background noise.
  • Respect the privacy of others by not reporting what you hear in this conversation with any specificity or attribution.
  • Be respectful and listen when others are speaking.
  • Allow everyone’s voice to be heard that wants to be heard.
May
28
Tue
Travis County Election @ Laura’s
May 28 all-day

Travis County elections will be held in The Commons from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Visit the Travis County Clerk site for further information.

 

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