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Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Aug 12 all-day
Let's Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura's
Join us at Laura’s Library for a special exhibit of art created during the Free Play & Food Trucks program. These collaborative works feature different mediums, including tempera, oil pastel and charcoal. This is an art show as fun as the summer. Mondays at Laura’s the art[...]
Half Off Book Sale @ Westbank
Half Off Book Sale @ Westbank
Aug 12 all-day
Half Off Book Sale @ Westbank
Stock up before heading back to school during the Half Price Sale at Jeanne’s Book Store!
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Aug 13 all-day
Let's Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura's
Join us at Laura’s Library for a special exhibit of art created during the Free Play & Food Trucks program. These collaborative works feature different mediums, including tempera, oil pastel and charcoal. This is an art show as fun as the summer. Mondays at Laura’s the art[...]
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Aug 14 all-day
Let's Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura's
Join us at Laura’s Library for a special exhibit of art created during the Free Play & Food Trucks program. These collaborative works feature different mediums, including tempera, oil pastel and charcoal. This is an art show as fun as the summer. Mondays at Laura’s the art[...]
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Aug 15 all-day
Let's Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura's
Join us at Laura’s Library for a special exhibit of art created during the Free Play & Food Trucks program. These collaborative works feature different mediums, including tempera, oil pastel and charcoal. This is an art show as fun as the summer. Mondays at Laura’s the art[...]
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Aug 16 all-day
Let's Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura's
Join us at Laura’s Library for a special exhibit of art created during the Free Play & Food Trucks program. These collaborative works feature different mediums, including tempera, oil pastel and charcoal. This is an art show as fun as the summer. Mondays at Laura’s the art[...]
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11:00 AM Meditación en Español @ Westbank
Meditación en Español @ Westbank
Aug 12 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Meditación en Español @ Westbank
Sandra es medico en Mexico con especialidad en medicina fisica & rehabilitacion, con maestria en Medicina Oriental y Acupunctura. Tiene su oficina en Austin y San Antonio. Tiene cerca de 15 años practicando meditación, actualmente es estudiante en el Zen Budismo en Austin. Meditación nos da la[...]
11:00 AM Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s
Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s
Aug 12 @ 11:00 AM
Sensory Storytime @ Laura's
The Westbank Community Library District offers a Sensory Storytime at the Laura Bush Library, Sundays at 11:00 a.m. These storytimes are for children ages 3 – 8 who are on the autism spectrum or are prone to sensory overload. A parent or caregiver is required to attend[...]
1:00 PM Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Aug 12 @ 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura's
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 1:00 until 3:30 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
4:00 PM Shakespeare Out Loud @ Laura’s
Shakespeare Out Loud @ Laura’s
Aug 12 @ 4:00 PM
Shakespeare Out Loud @ Laura's
Shakespeare Out Loud is a group of people who meet monthly at Laura’s Library to explore the genius of The Bard and to understand Shakespeare’s plays on a level that most readers have never experienced. The group is led by Landon Schultz. This group is currently reading[...]
10:00 AM Qi Gong @ Laura’s
Qi Gong @ Laura’s
Aug 13 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Qi Gong @ Laura's
Qi Gong (pronounced chee gung) is an ancient Chinese health care practice that integrates physical postures and gentle movements, breathing and focused mind. “Qi” means vital energy or life force, and “gong” means accomplishment, or skill that is cultivated through steady practice. Together, Qi Gong means cultivating[...]
10:30 AM Infant Storytime @ Westbank
Infant Storytime @ Westbank
Aug 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.   
1:00 PM Dog Storytime @ Laura’s
Dog Storytime @ Laura’s
Aug 13 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Dog Storytime @ Laura's
Handler Holly with Dog Chula will be at Laura’s Library to read with kiddos or visit with them. Pre-readers and readers are welcome. No registration is required. Be sure to call the library to confirm if Chula is in and to ask for any last minute cancellations.[...]
4:30 PM Free Play & Food Trucks @ Laura’s
Free Play & Food Trucks @ Laura’s
Aug 13 @ 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Free Play & Food Trucks @ Laura's
Make Mondays fun days! Meet up with your friends at the world’s best play date. Your kids can play with each other and make new friends, and food trucks will be on site with delicious local food. Fun for all, and no cooking or clean-up for you[...]
10:00 AM Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Aug 14 @ 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura's
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 10:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
10:30 AM Music & Movement @ Westbank
Music & Movement @ Westbank
Aug 14 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Music & Movement @ Westbank
Bring your little ones to stretch, sing, wiggle, and dance! We will use rhythm instruments and other props to have some fun with music. This program focuses on developing gross motor skills and social skills. All ages are welcome, grown ups are encouraged to participate too!
12:00 PM Adult Meditation @ Westbank
Adult Meditation @ Westbank
Aug 14 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Adult Meditation @ Westbank
Our 20-minute lunchtime meditation is an opportunity to relax, breathe, and de-stress. Meditation can sometimes bring up emotions, and participants are invited to stay and share those experiences with the group following the meditation if they choose. Elizabeth is a meditation facilitator, dedicated to assisting people in[...]
1:00 PM Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Aug 14 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
5:00 PM Tech Help @ Laura’s
Tech Help @ Laura’s
Aug 14 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Tech Help @ Laura's
Get help with all of your technology from a tech-savvy teen. Bring cameras, laptops, questions about social media, apps, or anything else that comes to mind! Our tech-savvy teens will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. –[...]
5:00 PM Tech Help @ Westbank
Tech Help @ Westbank
Aug 14 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
Get help with all of your technology from a tech-savvy teen. Bring cameras, laptops, questions about social media, apps, or anything else that comes to mind! Our tech-savvy teens will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. –[...]
6:00 PM CANCELLED: Twice Exceptional, Many Times Failed @ Laura’s
CANCELLED: Twice Exceptional, Many Times Failed @ Laura’s
Aug 14 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
CANCELLED: Twice Exceptional, Many Times Failed @ Laura's
Schools are tasked with the nearly impossible mandate of transmitting a standardized curriculum to a wide variety of students. Schools often label students “gifted” or “learning disabled” if they cannot fit in academically with the majority of students who make up the middle of the proverbial bell[...]
6:00 PM Family Night: Natural Paintbrushes @ Westbank
Family Night: Natural Paintbrushes @ Westbank
Aug 14 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Family Night: Natural Paintbrushes @ Westbank
Using locally gathered ashe juniper (aka cedar) branches, create an abstract painting and at the same time learn about this amazing and much maligned tree. Our endangered Golden Cheeked Warblers depend on them for nesting material. Instructor Barbara Attwell is an award-winning professional artist and dedicated crafter.[...]
10:30 AM Storytime @ Westbank
Storytime @ Westbank
Aug 15 @ 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Westbank
Join Ms. Maureen for Storytime every Wednesday. This program develops early literacy skills through story sharing, music, and crafts or activities. All ages welcome!  
1:00 PM Mysteries and More @ Westbank
Mysteries and More @ Westbank
Aug 15 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Mysteries and More @ Westbank
Interested in investigating some cryptic crimes with other mystery lovers? Come to the Mysteries and More Book Club every third Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Westbank Library! Under the happy guidance of Pam Wood, you’ll join other amateur agents and bloodhound bookworms to talk suspects, motives, alibis, and[...]
2:00 PM Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Aug 15 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
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.  
4:30 PM Discovery! Natural Paintbrushes @ Laura’s
Discovery! Natural Paintbrushes @ Laura’s
Aug 15 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Discovery! Natural Paintbrushes @ Laura's
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. Using locally gathered ashe juniper (aka cedar)[...]
6:00 PM Adversity and school: how anxiety, grit, and rigor make students worse off @ Westbank
Adversity and school: how anxiety, grit, and rigor make students worse off @ Westbank
Aug 15 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Adversity and school: how anxiety, grit, and rigor make students worse off @ Westbank
Most parents recognize that school is more stressful now than it was when they were students. The competition among peers has increased, as has academic expectations. While many people argue that adversity in school strengthens young people, and that grit is how students can overcome adversity, the[...]
6:00 PM Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Aug 15 @ 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura's
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[...]
10:30 AM ¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank
Aug 16 @ 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank
¡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[...]
10:30 AM Storytime @ Laura’s
Storytime @ Laura’s
Aug 16 @ 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Laura's
Join Ms. Leah for Storytime every Thursday. This program develops early literacy skills through story sharing, music, and crafts or activities. All ages welcome!  
11:00 AM Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Aug 17 @ 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
12:00 PM Knit Wits @ Westbank
Knit Wits @ Westbank
Aug 17 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Knit Wits @ Westbank
Our Knit Wits meet for fun and fiber every week. Flash your best needles, break out the good yarn, and come teach, be taught, or simply enjoy the glorious art of knitting! Join the group every Friday at noon at the Westbank Library. Crocheters and embroiderers welcome.[...]
11:00 AM Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Aug 18 @ 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
11:00 AM Tech Help @ Westbank
Tech Help @ Westbank
Aug 18 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
Get help with all of your technology from a tech-savvy teen.  Bring cameras, laptops, questions about social media, apps, or anything else that comes to mind! Our tech-savvy teens will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Laura’s Library on the 1st Saturday of the[...]
12:30 PM Storytime @ Westbank
Storytime @ Westbank
Aug 18 @ 12:30 PM
Storytime @ Westbank
Join Ms. Cristen for Storytime every Saturday. This program develops early literacy skills through story sharing, music, games, and activities. All ages welcome! Join us on the first Saturday of the month for a Sensory-focused Storytime!
3:00 PM 中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank
Aug 18 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank
 “中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground” is a Mandarin Chinese study group for young children, recommended for ages 5 and above, led by volunteer native Chinese speaking parents. Children will learn to read, speak, and write Chinese through many fun activities. The first half of the class will focus on[...]

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