2024 Summer Program Calendar
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Creative Arts Society Showcase: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Creative Arts Society Showcase: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s @ Laura's Library
Mar 22 – May 10 all-day
Creative Arts Society Showcase: An Art Exhibit @ Laura's @ Laura's Library | Austin | Texas | United States
The Creative Arts Society is an Austin-based, non-profit 501(c)(3) arts organization actively promoting the development of the “Artist in Everyone.” Established in 1999, the vision of this group is to inspire cultural enrichment, community participation, and respect for diversity. An art talk and reception will be held[...]
All Ages Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
All Ages Storytime @ Westbank
May 1 @ 10:30 AM
Join us for All Ages Storytime at Westbank Library. This program develops early literacy skills through story sharing and songs. All ages welcome!  
HYBRID: Reading and Speaking in German @ Laura’s and Zoom 1:00 PM
HYBRID: Reading and Speaking in German @ Laura’s and Zoom
May 1 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
HYBRID: Reading and Speaking in German @ Laura’s and Zoom
Practice your German reading skills and learn some new vocabulary as we read short stories together and discuss. Our stories will be best suited to those in the upper beginner or intermediate level, but all are welcome to join! This week’s class will be taking place both[...]
Virtual Author Talk- Genius, Power, and Deception on the Eve of World War I with Douglas Brunt 2:00 PM
Virtual Author Talk- Genius, Power, and Deception on the Eve of World War I with Douglas Brunt
May 1 @ 2:00 PM
Click here to register for the Virtual Author Talk. Join us as we chat with New York Times bestselling author, Douglas Brunt, about instant bestselling debut non-fiction work The Mysterious Case of Rudolph Diesel: Genius, Power, and Deception on the Eve of World War I. This book[...]
Prime of Life Yoga @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga @ Laura’s
May 1 @ 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ focuses on the contemporary teachings of yoga for Westerners, especially benefiting men and women 40 years and beyond. Safe, conservative and user friendly, this is an intelligent approach focusing on moving with the breath in dynamic and static movements, which helps to make[...]
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Infant Storytime @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime @ Laura’s
May 2 @ 10:30 AM
You’re never too young for storytime! Our littlest book lovers stroll in to Infant Storytime to hear fun songs, stories, and fingerplays, followed by open free play with other wee ones. Designed for children from 0 to 12 months old.   
Knitters @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Knitters @ Westbank
May 2 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Our Knitters  meet for camaraderie and crafting every week. Flash your best needles, break out the good yarn, and come teach, be taught, or simply enjoy the glorious art of knitting! Crocheters, new knitters, and embroiderers welcome. Join the group every Thursday at noon in the Macklin[...]
Understanding Elite College Admissions @ Laura’s 5:30 PM
Understanding Elite College Admissions @ Laura’s
May 2 @ 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Understanding Elite College Admissions Series is a two-part presentation discussing elite college admissions. Thursday April 25th at Laura’s Getting into Harvard and Stanford Getting into elite colleges such as Harvard or Stanford is not as simple as having a perfect GPA, a 1600 SAT score, and great[...]
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ONLINE: First Friday Genealogy 10:00 AM
ONLINE: First Friday Genealogy
May 3 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Click here to join First Friday Genealogy, a live virtual program happening first Fridays at 10am. 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[...]
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Travis County Election @ Laura’s
Travis County Election @ Laura’s
May 4 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.  
Tech Help @ Westbank 2:00 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
May 4 @ 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[...]
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank 2:30 PM
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank
May 4 @ 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
“中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground” is a Mandarin Chinese study group for school-age children. This program is led by volunteer native-Chinese-speaking parents, and teaches Chinese through an immersive setting to two tiers of learners — Advanced and Junior. The Advanced group is suitable for students with several years of[...]
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Daytime Book Group @ Laura’s 3:30 PM
Daytime Book Group @ Laura’s
May 5 @ 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Daytime Book Group comes together once a month at Laura’s Library to discuss books that explore life from many angles – from the author’s viewpoint, from the characters’ experiences, and from the group members’ personal perspectives. The group reads both fiction and non-fiction, and participants engage in[...]
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Infant Storytime @Westbank 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime @Westbank
May 6 @ 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime @Westbank
You’re never too young for storytime! Our littlest book lovers stroll in to Infant Storytime to hear fun songs, stories, and fingerplays, followed by open free play with other wee ones. Designed for children from 0 to 12 months old.   
HYBRID: Writing Workshop with Salina B. Baker @ Laura’s and Zoom 5:00 PM
HYBRID: Writing Workshop with Salina B. Baker @ Laura’s and Zoom
May 6 @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
HYBRID: Writing Workshop with Salina B. Baker @ Laura's and Zoom
This week, the Writing Workshop is being offered simultaneously online and in-person from 5:00 to 6:30pm. Click here to join the program online, or come to Laura’s Library to join us in-person. If you’re having difficulties, please refer to Zoom’s support information. Westbank Library is unable to[...]
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All Ages Storytime @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
All Ages Storytime @ Laura’s
May 7 @ 10:30 AM
All Ages Storytime @ Laura's
Join us for All Ages Storytime at Laura’s Library. This program develops early literacy skills through story sharing and songs. All ages welcome! If the weather is comfortable, we may move outside. You’re invited to stay after Storytime to play with friends. Check our website for possible[...]
ONLINE: Heartfulness Meditation 12:00 PM
ONLINE: Heartfulness Meditation
May 7 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Click here to join Heartfulness Meditation, a live virtual program happening Tuesdays from noon-1pm. 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[...]
Games for Grown-ups @ Laura’s 1:00 PM
Games for Grown-ups @ Laura’s
May 7 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Games for Grown-ups After lunch on Tuesday afternoons, join other adults at the library to visit and play games! We have lots of games available, but the game of choice right now is Mah Jong. For players of all skill levels (even beginners!). This program made possible[...]
Tech Help @ Westbank 4:30 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
May 7 @ 4:30 PM – 6:30 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[...]
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All Ages Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
All Ages Storytime @ Westbank
May 8 @ 10:30 AM
Join us for All Ages Storytime at Westbank Library. This program develops early literacy skills through story sharing and songs. All ages welcome!  
Preschool Play @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Preschool Play @ Laura’s
May 8 @ 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Each Wednesday at Laura’s, we’ll have self-directed playtime activities set up that are geared toward preschool-age kids. Children and their caregivers are welcome to come explore, create, and play with art and building supplies, sorting activities, puzzles, and more. Recommended for ages 3 to 5.
Prime of Life Yoga @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga @ Laura’s
May 8 @ 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ focuses on the contemporary teachings of yoga for Westerners, especially benefiting men and women 40 years and beyond. Safe, conservative and user friendly, this is an intelligent approach focusing on moving with the breath in dynamic and static movements, which helps to make[...]
Virtual Author Talk- A Murder Mystery, Family Story, & Love Letter to Strong Women Everywhere with Nina Simon 6:00 PM
Virtual Author Talk- A Murder Mystery, Family Story, & Love Letter to Strong Women Everywhere with Nina Simon
May 8 @ 6:00 PM
Click here to register for the Virtual Author Talk. Nothing brings a family together like a murder next door. You’re invited to join Nina Simon online as she chats about her lighthearted whodunnit about a grandmother-mother-daughter trio of amateur sleuths, Mother-Daughter Murder Night. Mother-Daughter Murder Night follows[...]
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Infant Storytime @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime @ Laura’s
May 9 @ 10:30 AM
You’re never too young for storytime! Our littlest book lovers stroll in to Infant Storytime to hear fun songs, stories, and fingerplays, followed by open free play with other wee ones. Designed for children from 0 to 12 months old.   
Knitters @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Knitters @ Westbank
May 9 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Our Knitters  meet for camaraderie and crafting every week. Flash your best needles, break out the good yarn, and come teach, be taught, or simply enjoy the glorious art of knitting! Crocheters, new knitters, and embroiderers welcome. Join the group every Thursday at noon in the Macklin[...]
Quilters @ Laura’s 1:00 PM
Quilters @ Laura’s
May 9 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Quilters @ Laura's
Join in our long-running quilting group! Experienced expert or curious novice, join us as together, we create a quilt each year to benefit the library.  
Arcade @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Arcade @ Laura’s
May 9 @ 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Arcade  Meet up with friends at the library to play Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros! Feel free to bring your own gaming device as well. All ages welcome.
Hybrid: Poetry Workshop @ Westbank and Zoom 5:00 PM
Hybrid: Poetry Workshop @ Westbank and Zoom
May 9 @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Click here to join the program online, or come to Westbank Library to join us in-person at 5:00 pm in the Macklin Room. Regardless of experience, come join Calista in person or online for this hybrid poetry program. We will be reading famous poems, writing with prompts,[...]
Sound Bath Meditation @ Westbank 10:30 AM
Sound Bath Meditation @ Westbank
May 10 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
A sound bath is a meditative experience in which musical instruments like singing bowls are used to relax, realign, and re-energize the body and mind. All are invited to bring a yoga mat, blanket, or pillow, and enjoy submerging themselves in this relaxing experience led by Cassandra[...]
Birds: Spring Migration in Austin @ Westbank 10:30 AM
Birds: Spring Migration in Austin @ Westbank
May 11 @ 10:30 AM
Learn about which bird species are local to Austin and which birds you might see this spring and summer. We’ll also discuss how the eclipse affected bird migration and behavior. May 11, 2024, is also Global Big Day, a day to observe and record bird behaviors with[...]
Hybrid: Novel Crossroads @ Laura’s and Zoom 10:30 AM
Hybrid: Novel Crossroads @ Laura’s and Zoom
May 11 @ 10:30 AM
This month, Novel Crossroads is being offered simultaneously online and in-person at 10:30am. Click here to join the program online, or come to Laura’s Library to join us in-person. This meeting will take place in The Commons. If you’re having difficulties, please refer to Zoom’s support information.[...]
Tech Help @ Westbank 2:00 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
May 11 @ 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[...]
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank 2:30 PM
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank
May 11 @ 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
“中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground” is a Mandarin Chinese study group for school-age children. This program is led by volunteer native-Chinese-speaking parents, and teaches Chinese through an immersive setting to two tiers of learners — Advanced and Junior. The Advanced group is suitable for students with several years of[...]
Cancelled: French Film Club @ Westbank 2:00 PM
Cancelled: French Film Club @ Westbank
May 12 @ 2:00 PM
This month’s meeting has been cancelled. Please join Linda Hardy and the French Film Club for next month’s meeting on June 9th.    
ONLINE: Shakespeare Out Loud 4:00 PM
ONLINE: Shakespeare Out Loud
May 12 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Click here to join Shakespeare Out Loud, a live virtual program happening at 4pm. 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[...]
Infant Storytime @Westbank 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime @Westbank
May 13 @ 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime @Westbank
You’re never too young for storytime! Our littlest book lovers stroll in to Infant Storytime to hear fun songs, stories, and fingerplays, followed by open free play with other wee ones. Designed for children from 0 to 12 months old.   
Eanes History Group @ Westbank 11:30 AM
Eanes History Group @ Westbank
May 13 @ 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Join fellow history buffs in learning about, sharing, and celebrating the heritage of the Eanes area! Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome. Retrospective – Four Decades of Fine Arts Leadership in EISD The Eanes History Group welcomes Westlake High School’s Director of Bands, Kerry Taylor,[...]
Free Play @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Free Play @ Laura’s
May 13 @ 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Meet up with your friends at the world’s best play date. Your kids can play with each other, make new friends, use their imaginations, and just be kids. Fun for all ages!
ONLINE: Writing Workshop 5:00 PM
ONLINE: Writing Workshop
May 13 @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
ONLINE: Writing Workshop
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[...]
All Ages Storytime @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
All Ages Storytime @ Laura’s
May 14 @ 10:30 AM
All Ages Storytime @ Laura's
Join us for All Ages Storytime at Laura’s Library. This program develops early literacy skills through story sharing and songs. All ages welcome! If the weather is comfortable, we may move outside. You’re invited to stay after Storytime to play with friends. Check our website for possible[...]
ONLINE: Heartfulness Meditation 12:00 PM
ONLINE: Heartfulness Meditation
May 14 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Click here to join Heartfulness Meditation, a live virtual program happening Tuesdays from noon-1pm. 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[...]
Games for Grown-ups @ Laura’s 1:00 PM
Games for Grown-ups @ Laura’s
May 14 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Games for Grown-ups After lunch on Tuesday afternoons, join other adults at the library to visit and play games! We have lots of games available, but the game of choice right now is Mah Jong. For players of all skill levels (even beginners!). This program made possible[...]
Tech Help @ Westbank 4:30 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
May 14 @ 4:30 PM – 6:30 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[...]
Hybrid: YA for Adults Book Club @ Westbank and Zoom 6:00 PM
Hybrid: YA for Adults Book Club @ Westbank and Zoom
May 14 @ 6:00 PM
This month, Young Adult for Adults is being offered simultaneously online and in-person at 6:00 pm. Click here to join the program online, or come to the Westbank Library to join us in-person. This meeting will take place downstairs in the Macklin Room. If you’re having difficulties,[...]
ASL Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
ASL Storytime @ Westbank
May 15 @ 10:30 AM
Join us for ASL Storytime at Westbank Library. This program develops early literacy skills through story sharing and songs. All ages welcome! This week, an American Sign Language interpreter will be joining storytime at Westbank Library to interpret our stories and songs for Deaf patrons, and to[...]
Preschool Play @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Preschool Play @ Laura’s
May 15 @ 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Each Wednesday at Laura’s, we’ll have self-directed playtime activities set up that are geared toward preschool-age kids. Children and their caregivers are welcome to come explore, create, and play with art and building supplies, sorting activities, puzzles, and more. Recommended for ages 3 to 5.
HYBRID: Mysteries and More @ Laura’s and Zoom 1:00 PM
HYBRID: Mysteries and More @ Laura’s and Zoom
May 15 @ 1:00 PM
HYBRID: Mysteries and More @ Laura’s and Zoom
Click here to join Mysteries and More online or come to Laura’s and join us in person. Please check the calendar for updates. 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[...]
Prime of Life Yoga @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga @ Laura’s
May 15 @ 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ focuses on the contemporary teachings of yoga for Westerners, especially benefiting men and women 40 years and beyond. Safe, conservative and user friendly, this is an intelligent approach focusing on moving with the breath in dynamic and static movements, which helps to make[...]
Infant Storytime @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime @ Laura’s
May 16 @ 10:30 AM
You’re never too young for storytime! Our littlest book lovers stroll in to Infant Storytime to hear fun songs, stories, and fingerplays, followed by open free play with other wee ones. Designed for children from 0 to 12 months old.   
Knitters @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Knitters @ Westbank
May 16 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Our Knitters  meet for camaraderie and crafting every week. Flash your best needles, break out the good yarn, and come teach, be taught, or simply enjoy the glorious art of knitting! Crocheters, new knitters, and embroiderers welcome. Join the group every Thursday at noon in the Macklin[...]
ONLINE: Parenting and Education Conversations 6:00 PM
ONLINE: Parenting and Education Conversations
May 16 @ 6:00 PM
ONLINE: Parenting and Education Conversations
Click here to join Education Conversations, a live virtual discussion group happening 3rd Thursdays at 6pm. 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[...]
Sound Bath Meditation @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Sound Bath Meditation @ Laura’s
May 17 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
A sound bath is a meditative experience in which musical instruments like singing bowls are used to relax, realign, and re-energize the body and mind. All are invited to bring a yoga mat, blanket, or pillow, and enjoy submerging themselves in this relaxing experience led by Cassandra[...]
John Warner: A Watercolor Experience [Art Exhibit] @ Laura’s
John Warner: A Watercolor Experience [Art Exhibit] @ Laura’s @ Laura's Library
May 18 – Aug 8 all-day
John Warner: A Watercolor Experience [Art Exhibit] @ Laura's @ Laura's Library | Austin | Texas | United States
  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[...]
Tech Help @ Westbank 2:00 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
May 18 @ 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[...]
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank 2:30 PM
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank
May 18 @ 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
“中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground” is a Mandarin Chinese study group for school-age children. This program is led by volunteer native-Chinese-speaking parents, and teaches Chinese through an immersive setting to two tiers of learners — Advanced and Junior. The Advanced group is suitable for students with several years of[...]
HYBRID: Women in Print @ Laura’s and Zoom 3:00 PM
HYBRID: Women in Print @ Laura’s and Zoom
May 18 @ 3:00 PM
HYBRID: Women in Print @ Laura's and Zoom
Click here to join Women in Print, online or come to Laura’s Library to join us in-person. 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[...]
Drum Performance by Austin Taiko @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Drum Performance by Austin Taiko @ Laura’s
May 19 @ 11:00 AM
During this drum performance, Austin Taiko will perform original, made-for-Austin set pieces as well as traditional Japanese compositions. Because this performance will be loud, it is recommended that small children have their ears protected. A limited number of earplugs will be provided by the library. There will[...]
HYBRID: Sisters in Crime @ Laura’s and Zoom 2:00 PM
HYBRID: Sisters in Crime @ Laura’s and Zoom
May 19 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
HYBRID: Sisters in Crime @ Laura’s and Zoom
This week, Sisters in Crime is being offered simultaneously online and in-person from 2:00 to 3:30pm. Please check the calendar for this month’s topic. Click here to join the program online, or come to Laura’s  Library to join us in-person. If you’re having difficulties, please refer to[...]
Infant Storytime @Westbank 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime @Westbank
May 20 @ 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime @Westbank
You’re never too young for storytime! Our littlest book lovers stroll in to Infant Storytime to hear fun songs, stories, and fingerplays, followed by open free play with other wee ones. Designed for children from 0 to 12 months old.   
Free Play @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Free Play @ Laura’s
May 20 @ 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Meet up with your friends at the world’s best play date. Your kids can play with each other, make new friends, use their imaginations, and just be kids. Fun for all ages!
ONLINE: Writing Workshop 5:00 PM
ONLINE: Writing Workshop
May 20 @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
ONLINE: Writing Workshop
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[...]
All Ages Storytime @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
All Ages Storytime @ Laura’s
May 21 @ 10:30 AM
All Ages Storytime @ Laura's
Join us for All Ages Storytime at Laura’s Library. This program develops early literacy skills through story sharing and songs. All ages welcome! If the weather is comfortable, we may move outside. You’re invited to stay after Storytime to play with friends. Check our website for possible[...]
ONLINE: Heartfulness Meditation 12:00 PM
ONLINE: Heartfulness Meditation
May 21 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Click here to join Heartfulness Meditation, a live virtual program happening Tuesdays from noon-1pm. 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[...]
Games for Grown-ups @ Laura’s 1:00 PM
Games for Grown-ups @ Laura’s
May 21 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Games for Grown-ups After lunch on Tuesday afternoons, join other adults at the library to visit and play games! We have lots of games available, but the game of choice right now is Mah Jong. For players of all skill levels (even beginners!). This program made possible[...]
Tech Help @ Westbank 4:30 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
May 21 @ 4:30 PM – 6:30 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[...]
Art for Adults: Gilding on Paper @ Westbank 5:30 PM
Art for Adults: Gilding on Paper @ Westbank
May 21 @ 5:30 PM
Let’s put a golden touch on a drawing, either abstract or realistic, by adding glue and gilding in certain parts. A fancy finish to any work of art! Led by instructor Barbara Attwell, an award-winning professional artist and dedicated crafter. Nature is her inspiration and to that[...]
ONLINE: Laughter Yoga 6:00 PM
ONLINE: Laughter Yoga
May 21 @ 6:00 PM
ONLINE: Laughter Yoga
Click here to join Laughter Yoga, a live virtual program happening today at 6pm. 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[...]
Virtual Author Talk-Asian American Representation in Literature with Rebecca F. Kuang 6:00 PM
Virtual Author Talk-Asian American Representation in Literature with Rebecca F. Kuang
May 21 @ 6:00 PM
Click here to register for the Virtual Author Talk. We welcome you to register for a thrilling conversation with Rebecca F. Kuang (R.F. Kuang) as she chats with us about her New York Times bestselling novel, Yellowface. Yellowface grapples with questions of diversity, racism, and cultural appropriation,[...]
All Ages Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
All Ages Storytime @ Westbank
May 22 @ 10:30 AM
Join us for All Ages Storytime at Westbank Library. This program develops early literacy skills through story sharing and songs. All ages welcome!  
Preschool Play @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Preschool Play @ Laura’s
May 22 @ 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Each Wednesday at Laura’s, we’ll have self-directed playtime activities set up that are geared toward preschool-age kids. Children and their caregivers are welcome to come explore, create, and play with art and building supplies, sorting activities, puzzles, and more. Recommended for ages 3 to 5.
Embroidery @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Embroidery @ Laura’s
May 22 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Whether you’re a seasoned stitcher or a novice, this event is perfect for all skill levels. We’ll have templates for you to follow and staff to help. Recommended for ages 7 and up. Younger children will need assistance from an adult. All materials will be provided (embroidery[...]
Prime of Life Yoga @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga @ Laura’s
May 22 @ 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ focuses on the contemporary teachings of yoga for Westerners, especially benefiting men and women 40 years and beyond. Safe, conservative and user friendly, this is an intelligent approach focusing on moving with the breath in dynamic and static movements, which helps to make[...]
Board Meeting @ Laura’s 8:30 AM
Board Meeting @ Laura’s
May 23 @ 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
This month’s board meeting will be held in person at Laura’s Library,  in The Commons. More information on the Board Notices page.
Infant Storytime @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime @ Laura’s
May 23 @ 10:30 AM
You’re never too young for storytime! Our littlest book lovers stroll in to Infant Storytime to hear fun songs, stories, and fingerplays, followed by open free play with other wee ones. Designed for children from 0 to 12 months old.   
Knitters @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Knitters @ Westbank
May 23 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Our Knitters  meet for camaraderie and crafting every week. Flash your best needles, break out the good yarn, and come teach, be taught, or simply enjoy the glorious art of knitting! Crocheters, new knitters, and embroiderers welcome. Join the group every Thursday at noon in the Macklin[...]
Quilters @ Laura’s 1:00 PM
Quilters @ Laura’s
May 23 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Quilters @ Laura's
Join in our long-running quilting group! Experienced expert or curious novice, join us as together, we create a quilt each year to benefit the library.  
Hybrid: Poetry Workshop @ Westbank and Zoom 5:00 PM
Hybrid: Poetry Workshop @ Westbank and Zoom
May 23 @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Click here to join the program online, or come to Westbank Library to join us in-person at 5:00 pm in the Macklin Room. Regardless of experience, come join Calista in person or online for this hybrid poetry program. We will be reading famous poems, writing with prompts,[...]
Tech Help @ Westbank 2:00 PM
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[...]
LIBRARIES CLOSED: NO EVENTS
LIBRARIES CLOSED: NO EVENTS
May 27 all-day
LIBRARIES CLOSED: NO EVENTS
Both libraries will be closed on Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day.
ONLINE: Writing Workshop 5:00 PM
ONLINE: Writing Workshop
May 27 @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
ONLINE: Writing Workshop
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[...]
Travis County Election @ Laura’s
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.  
ONLINE: Heartfulness Meditation 12:00 PM
ONLINE: Heartfulness Meditation
May 28 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Click here to join Heartfulness Meditation, a live virtual program happening Tuesdays from noon-1pm. 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[...]
Games for Grown-ups @ Laura’s 1:00 PM
Games for Grown-ups @ Laura’s
May 28 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Games for Grown-ups After lunch on Tuesday afternoons, join other adults at the library to visit and play games! We have lots of games available, but the game of choice right now is Mah Jong. For players of all skill levels (even beginners!). This program made possible[...]
HYBRID: BookTalk @ Westbank and Zoom 1:00 PM
HYBRID: BookTalk @ Westbank and Zoom
May 28 @ 1:00 PM
HYBRID: BookTalk @ Westbank and Zoom
Click here to join BookTalk, a live virtual discussion happening last Tuesdays at 1 p.m. 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[...]
Preschool Play @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Preschool Play @ Laura’s
May 29 @ 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Each Wednesday at Laura’s, we’ll have self-directed playtime activities set up that are geared toward preschool-age kids. Children and their caregivers are welcome to come explore, create, and play with art and building supplies, sorting activities, puzzles, and more. Recommended for ages 3 to 5.
Prime of Life Yoga @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga @ Laura’s
May 29 @ 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ focuses on the contemporary teachings of yoga for Westerners, especially benefiting men and women 40 years and beyond. Safe, conservative and user friendly, this is an intelligent approach focusing on moving with the breath in dynamic and static movements, which helps to make[...]
Knitters @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Knitters @ Westbank
May 30 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Our Knitters  meet for camaraderie and crafting every week. Flash your best needles, break out the good yarn, and come teach, be taught, or simply enjoy the glorious art of knitting! Crocheters, new knitters, and embroiderers welcome. Join the group every Thursday at noon in the Macklin[...]