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Gia Marie Houck Photography Exhibit: Something Wonderful is about to Happy @ Laura’s
Gia Marie Houck Photography Exhibit: Something Wonderful is about to Happy @ Laura’s
Nov 12 2019 – Jan 2 2020 all-day
Gia Marie Houck Photography Exhibit: Something Wonderful is about to Happy @ Laura's
Join us for an exhibit of photography featuring the work of Gia Marie Houck. A Reception will be held on November 17, from 2 to 4 pm. A former hospice social worker by profession, Gia Marie Houck uses her camera to capture the subtle intricacies of life[...]
LIBRARY CLOSED, NO EVENTS
LIBRARY CLOSED, NO EVENTS
Jan 1 all-day
LIBRARY CLOSED, NO EVENTS
Both libraries will be closed on Wednesday, January 1st. We will be open for normal business hours on Thursday, January 2nd.
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Commons Closed @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Jan 2 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank
Jan 2 @ 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[...]
All Day Arcade @ Laura’s 12:00 PM
All Day Arcade @ Laura’s
Jan 2 @ 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
All Day Arcade @ Laura's
Come join us for our monthly video game meet-up! School’s out early today, so we’ll start at noon. We’ll have current and retro gaming consoles to play… Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Super Mario Party Rocket League Street Fighter 5 Arcade Edition Fortnite Just Dance Little Big Planet[...]
Young Adult Book Club @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Young Adult Book Club @ Laura’s
Jan 2 @ 4:00 PM
Young Adult Book Club @ Laura's
Teen-facilitated YA book club for fans of Young Adult literature. Please note, some books contain mature content. Spring Book Selections: January 2 – Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds (4pm) February 6 – Meet Cute by various authors March 5 – Jackaby by William Ritter March[...]
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First Friday Genealogy @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
First Friday Genealogy @ Laura’s
Jan 3 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
First Friday Genealogy @ Laura's
Whether you are a beginner just starting to explore your ancestors or deep in your research, in this group you can explore databases, trade knowledge and tips, and share wonderful stories with each other. Join Susan Marking, our amateur experienced genealogist, who facilitates this group on the[...]
Friday Knitting @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Friday Knitting @ Westbank
Jan 3 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Friday Knitting @ Westbank
Our Knitters 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.  
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Sheng Zhen: Seated Qi Gong @ Westbank 11:00 AM
Sheng Zhen: Seated Qi Gong @ Westbank
Jan 4 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sheng Zhen: Seated Qi Gong @ Westbank
Sheng Zhen Healing Qi Gong is a unique seated form of exercise developed by Master Li Junfeng. This gentle form of Qi Gong is ideal for loosening stiff joints, restoring focus and mental clarity, producing deep relaxation, and promoting overall health. The movements are easy to perform[...]
Discovery! @ Westbank 1:00 PM
Discovery! @ Westbank
Jan 4 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Discovery! @ Westbank
 The Discovery program offers hands-on exploring for young learners in many different topics, including science, art, music, and more. Come each week and discover something new! All ages welcome. January 4th: Lego Free Play 11th: Snap Circuits 18th: Dot Painting 25th: Music and Movement February 1st: Rigamajig[...]
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Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s
Jan 5 @ 11:00 AM
Sensory Sundays @ Laura's
Sensory Storytime is now Sensory Sundays. This program is intended for children ages 3 and up, and most appropriate for elementary-aged children who are on the autism spectrum or are prone to sensory overload. Families are welcomed to attend weekly. However, because this is a specialized program,[...]
Tech Help @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
Jan 5 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 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 volunteers will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. – 4[...]
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 1:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jan 5 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Daytime Book Group @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Daytime Book Group @ Laura’s
Jan 5 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Daytime Book Group @ Laura's
Daytime Book Group comes together once a month 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 lively discussions on[...]
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Qi Gong @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
Qi Gong @ Laura’s
Jan 6 @ 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[...]
Infant Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime @ Westbank
Jan 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.   
Free Play @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Free Play @ Laura’s
Jan 6 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Free Play @ 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, make new friends, use their imaginations, and just be kids. Fun for all, and no clean-up for you – a great way to start your week![...]
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Armstrong Community Music School @ Westbank 10:30 AM
Armstrong Community Music School @ Westbank
Jan 7 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Armstrong Community Music School @ Westbank
Children ages 0 – 5 will love this interactive music class, presented by Armstrong Community Music School. Music-making brings children and caregivers together in a fun, creative environment and encourages bonding, brain development, and language acquisition. Come sing, dance, and play with us!  
Heartfulness Meditation @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Heartfulness Meditation @ Westbank
Jan 7 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Heartfulness Meditation @ Westbank
Heartfulness Meditation can help you to live a heart-centered life, manage your emotions, and find inner peace and balance. When we become mindful of our feelings, we can let them inspire us. This practice awakens our potential for a simple, joyful existence. Want to learn more? Check[...]
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 12:30 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Jan 7 @ 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 12:30 until 4:30 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Coding with Scratch @ Laura’s 5:00 PM
Coding with Scratch @ Laura’s
Jan 7 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Coding with Scratch @ Laura's
Join us as we collaborate and explore the possibilities of Scratch and Scratch Jr. We will have a few computers and tablets available and some optional projects to learn Scratch coding basics. We encourage you to bring your own device to start creating with Scratch!   Scratch[...]
Friends of the Westbank Library Meeting @ Laura’s 5:00 PM
Friends of the Westbank Library Meeting @ Laura’s
Jan 7 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Friends of the Westbank Library Meeting @ Laura's
Did you know you are a friend of the library if you are a member of the library? The Friends of the Westbank Library will meet from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m in the Serenium. This group supports the interests and welfare of the Westbank Community Library District[...]
Tech Help @ Laura’s 5:00 PM
Tech Help @ Laura’s
Jan 7 @ 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 volunteers will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. – 4[...]
Tech Help @ Westbank 5:00 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
Jan 7 @ 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 volunteers will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. – 4[...]
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Creative Arts Society Showcase @ Laura’s
Creative Arts Society Showcase @ Laura’s
Jan 8 – Feb 24 all-day
Creative Arts Society Showcase @ Laura's
This exhibit features the work of professional artists Jane Fier, Joan Lawson, and David Schwindt from the Creative Arts Society (CAS). CAS 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[...]
Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Westbank
Jan 8 @ 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!  
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 1:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Jan 8 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 2:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jan 8 @ 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.  
Discovery! Writing – Time Capsules @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Discovery! Writing – Time Capsules @ Laura’s
Jan 8 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Discovery! Writing - Time Capsules @ 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. Today we’ll be making time capsules! Now[...]
Gathering Room In Use @ Westbank 6:00 PM
Gathering Room In Use @ Westbank
Jan 8 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Gathering Room In Use @ Westbank
The Gathering Room at Westbank will be in use from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Jan 8 @ 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[...]
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Serenium Closed @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
Serenium Closed @ Laura’s
Jan 9 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Serenium Closed @ Laura's
The Serenium at Laura’s is closed from 10:00 a.m. to noon. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.  
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank
Jan 9 @ 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[...]
Armstrong Community Music School @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Armstrong Community Music School @ Laura’s
Jan 9 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Armstrong Community Music School @ Laura's
Children ages 0 – 5 will love this interactive music class, presented by Armstrong Community Music School. Music-making brings children and caregivers together in a fun, creative environment and encourages bonding, brain development, and language acquisition. Come sing, dance, and play with us!
Quilters @ Laura’s 12:30 PM
Quilters @ Laura’s
Jan 9 @ 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Quilters @ Laura's
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.      
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 1:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jan 9 @ 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Education Conversations: Speaker Series @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Education Conversations: Speaker Series @ Laura’s
Jan 9 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Education Conversations: Speaker Series @ Laura’s
Westbank Libraries’ Education Conversations touches upon topics in education, with an emphasis on the psychology that should inform how we approach education. Participants engage in lively discussions on the topic, and we encourage educators and parents to attend to offer multiple perspectives and voices. This program, which[...]
Friday Knitting @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Friday Knitting @ Westbank
Jan 10 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Friday Knitting @ Westbank
Our Knitters 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.  
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Jan 10 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 4:00 until 5:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Sheng Zhen: Seated Qi Gong @ Westbank 11:00 AM
Sheng Zhen: Seated Qi Gong @ Westbank
Jan 11 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sheng Zhen: Seated Qi Gong @ Westbank
Sheng Zhen Healing Qi Gong is a unique seated form of exercise developed by Master Li Junfeng. This gentle form of Qi Gong is ideal for loosening stiff joints, restoring focus and mental clarity, producing deep relaxation, and promoting overall health. The movements are easy to perform[...]
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 12:30 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Jan 11 @ 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 12:30 until 5:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Discovery! @ Westbank 1:00 PM
Discovery! @ Westbank
Jan 11 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Discovery! @ Westbank
 The Discovery program offers hands-on exploring for young learners in many different topics, including science, art, music, and more. Come each week and discover something new! All ages welcome. January 4th: Lego Free Play 11th: Snap Circuits 18th: Dot Painting 25th: Music and Movement February 1st: Rigamajig[...]
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank 3:00 PM
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank
Jan 11 @ 3:00 PM – 4:30 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 reading Chinese[...]
Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s
Jan 12 @ 11:00 AM
Sensory Sundays @ Laura's
Sensory Storytime is now Sensory Sundays. This program is intended for children ages 3 and up, and most appropriate for elementary-aged children who are on the autism spectrum or are prone to sensory overload. Families are welcomed to attend weekly. However, because this is a specialized program,[...]
Tech Help @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
Jan 12 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 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 volunteers will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. – 4[...]
French Film Club @ Westbank 2:00 PM
French Film Club @ Westbank
Jan 12 @ 2:00 PM
French Film Club @ Westbank
Join up with Linda Hardy and the rest of Westbank’s aficionados of France who watch a French Film at home and then meets at the library to discuss en français! This group is on hiatus in August. February film selection: Mon Oncle Antoine (My Uncle Atoine, available[...]
Sisters In Crime @ Laura’s 2:00 PM
Sisters In Crime @ Laura’s
Jan 12 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Sisters In Crime @ Laura's
Q&A with a Funeral Director In any murder mystery, there’s a body. Here to answer questions about those bodies will be Tiffany Cooper-Aguilar, licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer, who will be visiting Sisters in Crime to answer writers’ questions about funeral homes, how they interface with police[...]
Gathering Room in Use @ Westbank 3:00 PM
Gathering Room in Use @ Westbank
Jan 12 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Gathering Room in Use @ Westbank
The Gathering Room at Westbank will be in use from 3:00 to 5:00pm. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 3:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jan 12 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Shakespeare Out Loud @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Shakespeare Out Loud @ Laura’s
Jan 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[...]
Qi Gong @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
Qi Gong @ Laura’s
Jan 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[...]
Infant Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime @ Westbank
Jan 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
Jan 13 @ 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Eanes History Group @ Westbank
Join us as Dave Claunch talks about the Bloomhouse, the weirdest home in Austin. Built by pioneering UT architecture graduate student Charles Harker for his friend Dalton Bloom from 1973 to 1984, the Bloomhouse is a master study in organic architecture, innovative construction techniques and materials, eco-friendly[...]
Free Play @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Free Play @ Laura’s
Jan 13 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Free Play @ 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, make new friends, use their imaginations, and just be kids. Fun for all, and no clean-up for you – a great way to start your week![...]
Writing Workshop @ Westbank 5:00 PM
Writing Workshop @ Westbank
Jan 13 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Writing Workshop @ Westbank
Whether you’re a seasoned writer or just starting out, you are welcome to join the Westbank Writing Workshop. Meet with other writers, and try your hand at some writing prompts. Topics for this year: Jan. 13 — The Personal Essay What stories do you like to tell[...]
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Jan 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.
Armstrong Community Music School @ Westbank 10:30 AM
Armstrong Community Music School @ Westbank
Jan 14 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Armstrong Community Music School @ Westbank
Children ages 0 – 5 will love this interactive music class, presented by Armstrong Community Music School. Music-making brings children and caregivers together in a fun, creative environment and encourages bonding, brain development, and language acquisition. Come sing, dance, and play with us!  
Heartfulness Meditation @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Heartfulness Meditation @ Westbank
Jan 14 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Heartfulness Meditation @ Westbank
Heartfulness Meditation can help you to live a heart-centered life, manage your emotions, and find inner peace and balance. When we become mindful of our feelings, we can let them inspire us. This practice awakens our potential for a simple, joyful existence. Want to learn more? Check[...]
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 1:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jan 14 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Tech Help @ Laura’s 5:00 PM
Tech Help @ Laura’s
Jan 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 volunteers will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. – 4[...]
Tech Help @ Westbank 5:00 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
Jan 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 volunteers will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. – 4[...]
Adult Artisan Workshop: Storybook Bowls @ Westbank 5:30 PM
Adult Artisan Workshop: Storybook Bowls @ Westbank
Jan 14 @ 5:30 PM
Adult Artisan Workshop: Storybook Bowls @ Westbank
Book art and tableware meet to create a beautiful bowl. Using strips of paper from discarded books or maps, we will paper them over the end of a balloon, and line the interior with gold leaf when dry. Instructor Barbara Attwell is an award-winning professional artist and[...]
Board of Trustees Meeting @ Laura’s 8:30 AM
Board of Trustees Meeting @ Laura’s
Jan 15 @ 8:30 AM
Board of Trustees Meeting @ Laura's
The Board of Trustees will hold a meeting at Laura’s, 8:30 A.M. in the Commons. The Board of Trustees of the Westbank Community Library meet about once per month to review and approve financial documents, policies, and a report on operations from the director. These meetings are[...]
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 10:00 AM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jan 15 @ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.  
Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Westbank
Jan 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!  
Mysteries and More @ Westbank 1:00 PM
Mysteries and More @ Westbank
Jan 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[...]
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 2:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jan 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.  
Discovery! Winter Snowglobes @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Discovery! Winter Snowglobes @ Laura’s
Jan 15 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Discovery! Winter Snowglobes @ 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. Winter Snowglobes Dreaming of a white winter?[...]
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Jan 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[...]
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 9:30 AM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jan 16 @ 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank
Jan 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[...]
Storytime @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Laura’s
Jan 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!  
WHS Presents: Donut Worry, Be Happy—Nutrition and Diet for Your Life @ Westbank 12:00 PM
WHS Presents: Donut Worry, Be Happy—Nutrition and Diet for Your Life @ Westbank
Jan 16 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
WHS Presents: Donut Worry, Be Happy—Nutrition and Diet for Your Life @ Westbank
Westlake High School hosts a year-long speaker series for parents focused on popular topics such as study skills, managing stress and anxiety, and tools for healthy parent/child relationships. This series is presented at Westbank Library. All families are welcome. This week, Adee Levenstein, RD, LD, presents Donut[...]
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 1:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jan 16 @ 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.
Dog Storytime @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Dog Storytime @ Laura’s
Jan 16 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Dog Storytime @ Laura's
Join us for Dog Storytime every Thursday, when sweet service dog Blossom will visit Laura’s Library with her handler, Ms. Felicia. Children may read to Blossom or have Ms. Felicia read to them as they sit with Blossom and enjoy the story.
Friday Knitting @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Friday Knitting @ Westbank
Jan 17 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Friday Knitting @ Westbank
Our Knitters 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.  
Sheng Zhen: Seated Qi Gong @ Westbank 11:00 AM
Sheng Zhen: Seated Qi Gong @ Westbank
Jan 18 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sheng Zhen: Seated Qi Gong @ Westbank
Sheng Zhen Healing Qi Gong is a unique seated form of exercise developed by Master Li Junfeng. This gentle form of Qi Gong is ideal for loosening stiff joints, restoring focus and mental clarity, producing deep relaxation, and promoting overall health. The movements are easy to perform[...]
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 11:30 AM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Jan 18 @ 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 11:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Discovery! @ Westbank 1:00 PM
Discovery! @ Westbank
Jan 18 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Discovery! @ Westbank
 The Discovery program offers hands-on exploring for young learners in many different topics, including science, art, music, and more. Come each week and discover something new! All ages welcome. January 4th: Lego Free Play 11th: Snap Circuits 18th: Dot Painting 25th: Music and Movement February 1st: Rigamajig[...]
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank 3:00 PM
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank
Jan 18 @ 3:00 PM – 4:30 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 reading Chinese[...]
Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s
Jan 19 @ 11:00 AM
Sensory Sundays @ Laura's
Sensory Storytime is now Sensory Sundays. This program is intended for children ages 3 and up, and most appropriate for elementary-aged children who are on the autism spectrum or are prone to sensory overload. Families are welcomed to attend weekly. However, because this is a specialized program,[...]
Tech Help @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
Jan 19 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 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 volunteers will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. – 4[...]
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 1:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Jan 19 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 3:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jan 19 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
LIBRARY CLOSED, NO EVENTS
LIBRARY CLOSED, NO EVENTS
Jan 20 all-day
LIBRARY CLOSED, NO EVENTS
Both libraries will be closed on Monday, January 20th for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Armstrong Community Music School @ Westbank 10:30 AM
Armstrong Community Music School @ Westbank
Jan 21 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Armstrong Community Music School @ Westbank
Children ages 0 – 5 will love this interactive music class, presented by Armstrong Community Music School. Music-making brings children and caregivers together in a fun, creative environment and encourages bonding, brain development, and language acquisition. Come sing, dance, and play with us!  
Senior Living Truth Series @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Senior Living Truth Series @ Laura’s
Jan 21 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Senior Living Truth Series @ Laura's
Westbank Libraries is continuing our partnership with Austin Senior Resource Alliance to present a year-long series of candid conversations with local experts focused on the unique and complex issues facing Austin’s mature homeowners and families. Join us on the third Tuesday of each month at 10:30am at[...]
Heartfulness Meditation @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Heartfulness Meditation @ Westbank
Jan 21 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Heartfulness Meditation @ Westbank
Heartfulness Meditation can help you to live a heart-centered life, manage your emotions, and find inner peace and balance. When we become mindful of our feelings, we can let them inspire us. This practice awakens our potential for a simple, joyful existence. Want to learn more? Check[...]
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 2:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jan 21 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Coding with Scratch @ Laura’s 5:00 PM
Coding with Scratch @ Laura’s
Jan 21 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Coding with Scratch @ Laura's
Join us as we collaborate and explore the possibilities of Scratch and Scratch Jr. We will have a few computers and tablets available and some optional projects to learn Scratch coding basics. We encourage you to bring your own device to start creating with Scratch!   Scratch[...]
Tech Help @ Laura’s 5:00 PM
Tech Help @ Laura’s
Jan 21 @ 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 volunteers will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. – 4[...]
Tech Help @ Westbank 5:00 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
Jan 21 @ 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 volunteers will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. – 4[...]
Laughter Yoga @ Westbank 6:30 PM
Laughter Yoga @ Westbank
Jan 21 @ 6:30 PM
Laughter Yoga @ Westbank
Unlike other physical forms of yoga that use still or slow yoga postures, Laughter Yoga is like kindergarten recess for adults, with lots of eye contact, high energy, movement, and an atmosphere filled with child-like playfulness. We bring joy to the body through lots of laughter, silliness,[...]
American Sign Language Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
American Sign Language Storytime @ Westbank
Jan 22 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
American Sign Language Storytime @ Westbank
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[...]
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 11:15 AM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jan 22 @ 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.  
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 2:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Jan 22 @ 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 2:00 until 4:30 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 2:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jan 22 @ 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.  
Discovery! Free Play @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Discovery! Free Play @ Laura’s
Jan 22 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Discovery! Free Play @ 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. Meet up with your friends at the[...]
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Jan 22 @ 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[...]
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank
Jan 23 @ 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[...]
Storytime @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Laura’s
Jan 23 @ 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!  
EISD Speaker Series: No More Threats and Bribes @ Laura’s 12:00 PM
EISD Speaker Series: No More Threats and Bribes @ Laura’s
Jan 23 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
EISD Speaker Series: No More Threats and Bribes @ Laura's
Out of desperation, many parents resort to using threats or bribes to get children to behave. Unfortunately, these tactics can backfire in frustrating ways. Setting consequences can be used as a positive tool for teaching control, responsibility, problem-solving, and cooperation, and it can be a big part[...]
Quilters @ Laura’s 12:30 PM
Quilters @ Laura’s
Jan 23 @ 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Quilters @ Laura's
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.      
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 2:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jan 23 @ 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
CANCELLED: Dog Storytime @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
CANCELLED: Dog Storytime @ Laura’s
Jan 23 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
CANCELLED: Dog Storytime @ Laura's
Join us for Dog Storytime every Thursday, when sweet service dog Blossom will visit Laura’s Library with her handler, Ms. Felicia. Children may read to Blossom or have Ms. Felicia read to them as they sit with Blossom and enjoy the story.
Friday Knitting @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Friday Knitting @ Westbank
Jan 24 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Friday Knitting @ Westbank
Our Knitters 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.  
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Jan 25 @ 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Sheng Zhen: Seated Qi Gong @ Westbank 11:00 AM
Sheng Zhen: Seated Qi Gong @ Westbank
Jan 25 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sheng Zhen: Seated Qi Gong @ Westbank
Sheng Zhen Healing Qi Gong is a unique seated form of exercise developed by Master Li Junfeng. This gentle form of Qi Gong is ideal for loosening stiff joints, restoring focus and mental clarity, producing deep relaxation, and promoting overall health. The movements are easy to perform[...]
Discovery! @ Westbank 1:00 PM
Discovery! @ Westbank
Jan 25 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Discovery! @ Westbank
 The Discovery program offers hands-on exploring for young learners in many different topics, including science, art, music, and more. Come each week and discover something new! All ages welcome. January 4th: Lego Free Play 11th: Snap Circuits 18th: Dot Painting 25th: Music and Movement February 1st: Rigamajig[...]
Women in Print Book Club @ Laura’s 3:00 PM
Women in Print Book Club @ Laura’s
Jan 25 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Women in Print Book Club @ Laura's
Led by volunteer Camille Hoff, this book club reads and discusses books focusing on women’s perspective of the world. Their reading list includes literary fiction, non-fiction, and some classic titles. Join the group on the fourth Saturday of the month at 3 p.m. at Laura’s Library.  [...]
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank 3:00 PM
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank
Jan 25 @ 3:00 PM – 4:30 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 reading Chinese[...]
Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s
Jan 26 @ 11:00 AM
Sensory Sundays @ Laura's
Sensory Storytime is now Sensory Sundays. This program is intended for children ages 3 and up, and most appropriate for elementary-aged children who are on the autism spectrum or are prone to sensory overload. Families are welcomed to attend weekly. However, because this is a specialized program,[...]
Tech Help @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
Jan 26 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 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 volunteers will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. – 4[...]
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 12:30 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Jan 26 @ 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 12:30 until 5:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 1:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jan 26 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Gathering Room in Use @ Westbank 3:00 PM
Gathering Room in Use @ Westbank
Jan 26 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Gathering Room in Use @ Westbank
The Gathering Room at Westbank will be in use from 3:00 to 5:00pm. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Qi Gong @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
Qi Gong @ Laura’s
Jan 27 @ 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[...]
Infant Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
Infant Storytime @ Westbank
Jan 27 @ 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.   
Tai Chi @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Tai Chi @ Laura’s
Jan 27 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Tai Chi @ Laura's
Thomas Najar will begin teaching a six-week course on Tai Chi, specifically the Yang style 24-posture simplified form. This form was developed to provide beginners with an introduction to Tai Chi while preserving the traditional flavor of longer forms. Classes will last for one hour and will[...]
Free Play @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Free Play @ Laura’s
Jan 27 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Free Play @ 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, make new friends, use their imaginations, and just be kids. Fun for all, and no clean-up for you – a great way to start your week![...]
Armstrong Community Music School @ Westbank 10:30 AM
Armstrong Community Music School @ Westbank
Jan 28 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Armstrong Community Music School @ Westbank
Children ages 0 – 5 will love this interactive music class, presented by Armstrong Community Music School. Music-making brings children and caregivers together in a fun, creative environment and encourages bonding, brain development, and language acquisition. Come sing, dance, and play with us!  
Heartfulness Meditation @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Heartfulness Meditation @ Westbank
Jan 28 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Heartfulness Meditation @ Westbank
Heartfulness Meditation can help you to live a heart-centered life, manage your emotions, and find inner peace and balance. When we become mindful of our feelings, we can let them inspire us. This practice awakens our potential for a simple, joyful existence. Want to learn more? Check[...]
BookTalk @ Westbank 1:00 PM
BookTalk @ Westbank
Jan 28 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
BookTalk @ Westbank
Led by long-term volunteer Jane Dunham, this book club reads and discusses literary fiction (with an occasional non-fiction book thrown in). In addition, each year the group reads a classic and a book by a Texas author. Join the group on the last Tuesday of the month[...]
Arcade @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Arcade @ Laura’s
Jan 28 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Arcade @ Laura's
Come join us for our monthly video game meet-up! We’ll have current and retro gaming consoles to play… Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Super Mario Party Rocket League Street Fighter 5 Arcade Edition Fortnite Just Dance Little Big Planet 3 and more! Feel free to bring your own[...]
Tech Help @ Laura’s 5:00 PM
Tech Help @ Laura’s
Jan 28 @ 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 volunteers will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. – 4[...]
Tech Help @ Westbank 5:00 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
Jan 28 @ 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 volunteers will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. – 4[...]
Pajamas & Cocoa Storytime @ Westbank 6:00 PM
Pajamas & Cocoa Storytime @ Westbank
Jan 28 @ 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM
Pajamas & Cocoa Storytime @ Westbank
A storytime for a parliament of night owls of all ages — along with their night owl caregivers! Get comfy in your favorite pajamas, grab your cuddliest sleepy toy, and join in the best bedtime stories ever. The milk and cookies are on us! Offered one Tuesday[...]
Storytime Author Visit: Kat Kronenberg @ Westbank 10:30 AM
Storytime Author Visit: Kat Kronenberg @ Westbank
Jan 29 @ 10:30 AM
Storytime Author Visit: Kat Kronenberg @ Westbank
Today we’ll have a special guest visiting Storytime! Local children’s book author Kat Kronenberg will visit our regularly scheduled Storytime to read her newest book, Love Big, a story with lots of heart perfect to read right before Valentine’s Day!  
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 11:30 AM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Jan 29 @ 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 2:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Jan 29 @ 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 2:00 until 4:30 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 2:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jan 29 @ 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.  
Discovery! LEGO Free Play @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Discovery! LEGO Free Play @ Laura’s
Jan 29 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Discovery! LEGO Free Play @ 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. Does your kid like to play with[...]
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Jan 29 @ 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[...]
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank
Jan 30 @ 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[...]
Storytime Author Visit: Kat Kronenberg @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Storytime Author Visit: Kat Kronenberg @ Laura’s
Jan 30 @ 10:30 AM
Storytime Author Visit: Kat Kronenberg @ Laura's
Today we’ll have a special guest visiting Storytime! Local children’s book author Kat Kronenberg will visit our regularly scheduled Storytime to read her newest book, Love Big, a story with lots of heart perfect to read right before Valentine’s Day!  
WHS Presents: “I had no clue they were depressed”—When Depression is Hidden @ Westbank 12:00 PM
WHS Presents: “I had no clue they were depressed”—When Depression is Hidden @ Westbank
Jan 30 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
WHS Presents: “I had no clue they were depressed"—When Depression is Hidden @ Westbank
Westlake High School hosts a year-long speaker series for parents focused on popular topics such as study skills, managing stress and anxiety, and tools for healthy parent/child relationships. This series is presented at Westbank Library. All families are welcome. This week, Maren Williams, MA, LPC-S, and Marie[...]
Dog Storytime @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Dog Storytime @ Laura’s
Jan 30 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Dog Storytime @ Laura's
Join us for Dog Storytime every Thursday, when sweet service dog Blossom will visit Laura’s Library with her handler, Ms. Felicia. Children may read to Blossom or have Ms. Felicia read to them as they sit with Blossom and enjoy the story.
Education Conversations Book Club @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Education Conversations Book Club @ Laura’s
Jan 30 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Education Conversations Book Club @ Laura's
Westbank Libraries’ Education Conversations touches upon topics in education, with an emphasis on the psychology that should inform how we approach education. Participants engage in lively discussions on the topic, and we encourage educators and parents to attend to offer multiple perspectives and voices. This program, which[...]
Friday Knitting @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Friday Knitting @ Westbank
Jan 31 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Friday Knitting @ Westbank
Our Knitters 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.