About Mary Jo Finch

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Mary Jo Finch has created 31 blog entries.

Spring Break Safari

Spring break is a great time to spend time doing family activities. If you haven’t got a trip planned for that second week of March, consider going on an African adventure at the library! Lannaya Drum & Dance kicks off the week on Saturday, March 10, [...]

Spring Break Safari2018-02-23T21:43:36+00:00

Magazines Online

Does your doctor’s office have boring magazines? How about your auto mechanic? Your hairdresser?  What do you read in the car when you are waiting for your kids to get out of sports practice or finish up at the orthodontist? With your library membership, you carry [...]

Magazines Online2018-02-17T16:44:19+00:00

Primary Candidate Forum

The Cuernavaca Action Group is hosting a forum of candidates for Texas US District 25 and Texas House District 47 on Sunday, February 18 at 1:00 at Laura's Library. All candidates for their party's nomination have been invited to participate. In Texas US District 25, the [...]

Primary Candidate Forum2018-02-10T13:19:23+00:00

Community aspirations survey

Many organizations work to make the Westbank area a great place to live. Besides the library, we are supported by local governments, schools and parent groups, the Chamber of Commerce and local businesses, churches, the Picayune and other local papers, service organizations, fire and law enforcement [...]

Community aspirations survey2018-01-12T14:31:39+00:00

Honoring the Journey

Each of us is on our own journey. We each started in a particular place with a particular family, we went to particular schools and had our own particular set of experiences. All of these particulars have colored our view of how the world works, our [...]

Honoring the Journey2018-01-05T13:16:25+00:00

Resolution to Read

How many books did you read last year? Actual books – not articles or social media, but full books made of paper, downloaded to a digital device, or experienced in audio format... Actual books with tens of thousands of words telling a complex story or exploring [...]

Resolution to Read2017-12-15T13:26:21+00:00

The Kids’ Page

Have you visited the Kid’s Room on our website? We have some really cool features to bring the joy of digital reading to your family… Bookflix (new!) offers over 100 classic video storybooks paired with related nonfiction books for a rounded reading experience.  You can choose read-aloud [...]

The Kids’ Page2017-11-25T22:13:18+00:00

Grateful every day

It’s a thankful time of year. At the library, we are thankful for… Readers!   We add thousands of new books every year, and this community checks out our books hundreds of thousands of times. Folks chat with us at the desk about what they like to [...]

Grateful every day2017-11-15T10:19:31+00:00

Celebrating artisans

Artisans… they’re those dedicated souls among us who spend hour upon hour, over weeks and months and years, practicing, learning, and developing their craft. They sew, mold, dye, felt, weave, mix, carve, paint, knit, cook, and build – creating beautiful everyday objects that bring us joy in [...]

Celebrating artisans2017-11-04T09:19:14+00:00

Honoring our Veterans

Every year on November 11, our country honors and thanks its Veterans for their service to our country and the world. Many in our community have family members who have served in our armed forces, and each year we invite you all to create a page to [...]

Honoring our Veterans2017-10-18T16:35:30+00:00

Westbank Library

1309 Westbank Dr Austin, TX 78746 · Map it!

Laura Bush Community Library

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