Westbank Library

1309 Westbank Dr Austin, TX 78746 · Map it!

Laura Bush Community Library

9411 Bee Cave Rd Austin, TX 78746 · Map it!

Slow living at the library

In the pell-mell sprint toward the first day of school – collecting supplies, coordinating outfits, inoculating arms, cutting hair, organizing backpacks, stockpiling lunch snacks, updating calendars, reviewing schedules – it is easy to lose track of ourselves. We become “human doings,” consumed with to-dos and driven [...]

Slow living at the library 2017-08-14T15:40:21+00:00

Birds of Prey at Summer Reading Finale

Has your family been reading this summer? It’s not too late to pick up a passport at the library and log some of your literary travels. What did you read? What faraway and nearby places did you visit in your reading and in real life? Did [...]

Birds of Prey at Summer Reading Finale 2017-08-14T15:42:53+00:00

Serve your community: Board elections 2017

The great work of our libraries is overseen by a five-member elected Board of Trustees, and every year either two or three Board positions come open for election. This year there are two positions open, and anyone who lives in the district and is a registered [...]

Serve your community: Board elections 2017 2017-08-14T15:43:38+00:00

Welcome to the new website!

Our website is the digital branch of Westbank Libraries. We expect you to find the same friendly, easy-to-use experience when you visit us online as you do when you visit us in person.  Have fun exploring some of our new features: Digital resources   Our digital [...]

Welcome to the new website! 2017-08-14T15:44:15+00:00

Westbank Library has a beehive

We have 10,000 new library members at our Westbank location, including royalty! Queen Harper Bee and her thousands of BeeWeaver drones and workers are settling in to their new beehive home at the far end of the community garden. These bees (bred by a local company [...]

Westbank Library has a beehive 2017-08-14T15:44:41+00:00

Library support for stressed families

We live in a world that never sleeps. Globally connected 24 hours a day, we are experiencing a rate of change across the spectrum of life that is unmatched in human history. There is so much new in the news every day that we simply cannot [...]

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Learn from experts, ask questions, and meet your neighbors

Our new and improved newsletter features special programs, library resources, and services which Westbank Libraries offer to support our busy community. If you missed receiving it, you can sign up here. Every month we present about 100 different programs at our two libraries. These programs provide [...]

Learn from experts, ask questions, and meet your neighbors 2017-08-14T15:45:14+00:00