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Upcoming Programs

May
21
Tue
Cuernavaca Arts Cooperative – Our Neighborhood: An Art Show @ Laura’s
May 21 – Aug 6 all-day

Join us for a summer art show inspired by our neighborhood. This exhibit will feature multiple mediums by local artists from the Cuernavaca Arts Cooperative. Come enjoy these one-of-a-kind works drawn from our very own splendid environs.

We will be having a Reception on Sunday, May 26 at Laura’s.

The Cuernavaca Arts Cooperative is a cooperative support group for visual artists that live in or near the Lake Hills neighborhood in Austin, TX. Our purpose is to create a community of artists to network, share ideas, as well as to support and inspire one another. We are here to promote the arts in general within our local community.

 


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
22
Wed
American Sign Language Storytime @ Westbank
May 22 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

This week, an American Sign Language interpreter will be joining our regularly scheduled storytime to interpret our stories and songs for Deaf patrons, and to teach hearing patrons signs they can incorporate into everyday life with their little ones.

 


Join Ms. Maureen for Storytime every Wednesday. This program develops early literacy skills through story sharing, music, and crafts or activities. All ages welcome!

 

Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
May 22 @ 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM

The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.

 

Home School Library @ Laura’s
May 22 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Home school and unschool learners and families, come to the library to connect, learn, and play! Meet up with other home schoolers and unschoolers, and make use of your library’s resources. Librarians will be available to discuss how we can support each child’s path to learning.

Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
May 22 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.

 

Discovery! LEGO Free Play @ Laura’s
May 22 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

The Discovery program offers hands-on exploring for young learners in many different topics, including science, literature, technology, and more. Designed for elementary-aged kids curious about the world. Come each week and discover something new!

Recommended for ages 5 & up.


Does your kid like to play with LEGOS? Who doesn’t?! Research has shown that LEGOS help kids develop intellectually (boosting concentration and critical thinking skills), physically (improving fine motor skills), and socially (promoting communication and cooperation). Plus, they’re just plain fun!

 

Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ 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 the body mind connection as well as warming up the joints and muscles. Modifications are demonstrated to suit the individual. This creates a noncompetitive atmosphere which is more comfortable for everyone.


Lisa Galizia is a Registered Yoga Teacher® with the Yoga Alliance and a Certified Health and Wellness Coach. Galizia teaches group and custom private yoga and wellcoaching. For more information, please visit beecaveyoga.com.

 

 

 

May
23
Thu
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank
May 23 @ 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime for All Ages is designed to empower parents to read simple Spanish books at home and foster a love of Spanish language and Hispanic culture through singing, traditional circle games, rhythm instruments, puppets, and stories. You do not need to have any Spanish language skills to participate. All skill levels are welcome. Come early or stay after to enjoy the beautiful playground and picnic area just outside the door and make new amigos!


Ms. Benson has been leading parent/child Spanish programs for over 15 years in south Florida and now in Austin. She has a degree in Elementary Education with an endorsement in Bilingual Education from the University of Texas, an International Montessori degree as well as certifications in early childhood music. Ms. Benson has years of experience teaching in bilingual classrooms and Spanish immersion preschools. Click here to learn more about “Somos Amigos” (in English, “We’re Friends”), Ms. Benson’s music based early childhood program.

 

Storytime @ Laura’s
May 23 @ 10:30 AM

Join Ms. Leah for Storytime every Thursday. This program develops early literacy skills through story sharing, music, and crafts or activities. All ages welcome!

 

Quilters @ Laura’s
May 23 @ 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Welcome to our long-running quilting group under the leadership of Sharon Cole. Experienced expert or curious novice, bring your favorite needle and ideas! The group meets on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month.

On hiatus in August & December.

 

 

 

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