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Creative Arts Society Showcase @ Laura’s
Creative Arts Society Showcase @ Laura’s
Mar 13 – May 13 all-day
Creative Arts Society Showcase @ Laura's
The Creative Arts Society 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 to inspire cultural enrichment, community participation, and respect for diversity. Three professional artist members are featured in this[...]
“Outside of the Box” Children @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
“Outside of the Box” Children @ Laura’s
May 1 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
"Outside of the Box" Children @ Laura's
Executive Functioning: What It Is and How To Help Executive functions are essential skills that enable self-regulation that is necessary to accomplish daily tasks.  These include planning, organizing, decision-making, transitioning, and emotional and behavioral control.  Unfortunately, these necessary functions are weak among a variety of children and[...]
Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Westbank
May 1 @ 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!  
Home School Library @ Laura’s 2:00 PM
Home School Library @ Laura’s
May 1 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Home School Library @ Laura's
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.
Discovery! Writing – Don’t Say It! @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Discovery! Writing – Don’t Say It! @ Laura’s
May 1 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Discovery! Writing - Don't Say It! @ 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 playing Taboo! Each player[...]
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
May 1 @ 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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¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank
May 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[...]
Storytime @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Laura’s
May 2 @ 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!  
Gathering Room In Use @ Westbank 1:00 PM
Gathering Room In Use @ Westbank
May 2 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Gathering Room In Use @ Westbank
The Gathering Room at Westbank will be in use from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Young Adult Book Club @ Laura’s 4:45 PM
Young Adult Book Club @ Laura’s
May 2 @ 4:45 PM – 5:45 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. Book Selections: January 6 – Carry On by Rainbow Rowell February 7 – The Hate U You Give by Angie Thomas March 7 – Of Witches and Wizards by Nicole Zoltack[...]
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First Friday Genealogy @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
First Friday Genealogy @ Laura’s
May 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
May 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.  
Gathering Room In Use @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Gathering Room In Use @ Westbank
May 3 @ 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Gathering Room In Use @ Westbank
The Gathering Room at Westbank will be in use from noon until 3:30 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 3:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
May 3 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
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Travis County Election @ Laura’s
Travis County Election @ Laura’s
May 4 all-day
Travis County Election @ Laura's
Travis County elections will be held in the Commons from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Visit the Travis County Clerk site for more information.
Sheng Zhen: Seated Qi Gong @ Westbank 11:00 AM
Sheng Zhen: Seated Qi Gong @ Westbank
May 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
May 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.   May: 4th: Building – LEGOS 11th: Science – Fun with Magnets 18th: Art – Kwik Stix 25th:[...]
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank 3:00 PM
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank
May 4 @ 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 reading Chinese[...]
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Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s
May 5 @ 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[...]
Tech Help @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
May 5 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 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. –[...]
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 1:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
May 5 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Robotics Demo @ Westbank 1:00 PM
Robotics Demo @ Westbank
May 5 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Robotics Demo @ Westbank
What does it take to create a remote-controlled robot that can walk, drive, and turn in any direction? Join us for a Robotics Demo by the American Robotics Academy, and your kids will have hands-on fun with remote controlled walking, rolling, and off-road robots. This demo is[...]
Daytime Book Group @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Daytime Book Group @ Laura’s
May 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
May 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
May 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
May 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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Music & Movement @ Westbank 10:30 AM
Music & Movement @ Westbank
May 7 @ 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. We’ll also read a story. All ages are welcome, grown ups are[...]
Westbank Travels @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Westbank Travels @ Laura’s
May 7 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Westbank Travels @ Laura's
Learn a Language at the Library: Q & A with Librarian, Gloria Perretti Want to fit in abroad during your next adventure? You don’t need to be fluent to get around or converse with locals. By learning a few phrases, people will think you’re an expert —[...]
Friends of the Westbank Library Meeting @ Laura’s 5:00 PM
Friends of the Westbank Library Meeting @ Laura’s
May 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. This group supports the interests and welfare of the Westbank Community Library District by promoting volunteerism,[...]
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Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Westbank
May 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!  
Home School Library @ Laura’s 2:00 PM
Home School Library @ Laura’s
May 8 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Home School Library @ Laura's
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.
Discovery! Lucas Miller, The Singing Zoologist @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Discovery! Lucas Miller, The Singing Zoologist @ Laura’s
May 8 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Discovery! Lucas Miller, The Singing Zoologist @ 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!   Calling all animal lovers: Lucas Miller, the singing zoologist, will be rocking[...]
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
May 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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Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 10:00 AM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
May 9 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 10:00 to 11:00 a.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
May 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[...]
Storytime @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Laura’s
May 9 @ 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: Becoming a College Parent – What to Expect During the First Year @ Westbank 12:00 PM
WHS Presents: Becoming a College Parent – What to Expect During the First Year @ Westbank
May 9 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
WHS Presents: Becoming a College Parent - What to Expect During the First Year @ 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! For the final presentation this year, Katy Oliveria[...]
Quilters @ Laura’s 12:30 PM
Quilters @ Laura’s
May 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. On hiatus in August & December.      
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 1:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
May 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
May 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[...]
Adult Artisan Workshop: Wet Felting Basics @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Adult Artisan Workshop: Wet Felting Basics @ Laura’s
May 10 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Adult Artisan Workshop: Wet Felting Basics @ Laura's
Explore the ancient and time-honored art of wet felting with wool – a material that is colorful, organic, and extraordinary in its strength and flexibility. The process starts by layering fine Merino wool strands and massaging them with warm soapy water, and with the use of a resist, create[...]
Friday Knitting @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Friday Knitting @ Westbank
May 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.  
Sheng Zhen: Seated Qi Gong @ Westbank 11:00 AM
Sheng Zhen: Seated Qi Gong @ Westbank
May 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[...]
Discovery! @ Westbank 1:00 PM
Discovery! @ Westbank
May 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.   May: 4th: Building – LEGOS 11th: Science – Fun with Magnets 18th: Art – Kwik Stix 25th:[...]
Robotics Demo @ Laura’s 1:00 PM
Robotics Demo @ Laura’s
May 11 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Robotics Demo @ Laura's
What does it take to create a remote-controlled robot that can walk, drive, and turn in any direction? Join us for a Robotics Demo by the American Robotics Academy, and your kids will have hands-on fun with remote controlled walking, rolling, and off-road robots. This demo is[...]
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank 3:00 PM
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank
May 11 @ 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 reading Chinese[...]
Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s
May 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[...]
French Film Club @ Westbank 2:00 PM
French Film Club @ Westbank
May 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! June film selection: Ce Qui Nous Lie (Back to Burgundy) Are you wondering what kinds of films[...]
Bake Sale
Bake Sale
May 13 – May 15 all-day
Bake Sale
It’s that time of year again, when delicious homemade goodies are here to greet you as you walk into the library. Comfort food at your comfort place. Treat yourself, and help the Friends of the Library raise funds to support the interests and welfare of the Westbank Community[...]
Qi Gong @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
Qi Gong @ Laura’s
May 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
May 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
May 13 @ 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Eanes History Group @ Westbank
A Texas Perspective for Eanes and Its Historical Properties On May 13, Dr. Cynthia Brandimarte will provide an overview of the historical properties in the statewide system of parks, historic sites, and natural areas. Come enjoy a discussion on the current topics in preservation and interpretation of[...]
Free Play @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Free Play @ Laura’s
May 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
May 13 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Writing Workshop @ Westbank
Whether you’re a seasoned writer or just starting out, come to the Writing Workshop on the second Monday of each month to meet other writers, discuss the craft, and try your hand at some writing prompts. Topics this year will be: September/October: Screenwriting November: The Short Story[...]
Music & Movement @ Westbank 10:30 AM
Music & Movement @ Westbank
May 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. We’ll also read a story. All ages are welcome, grown ups are[...]
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 3:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
May 14 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 3:00 to 4:00 p.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
May 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
May 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[...]
Home School Library @ Laura’s 2:00 PM
Home School Library @ Laura’s
May 15 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Home School Library @ Laura's
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 2:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
May 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! Bilingual Boogie @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Discovery! Bilingual Boogie @ Laura’s
May 15 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Discovery! Bilingual Boogie @ 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!   Join Sra. Elisa Garrett, creator of Bilingual Boogie, today at Discovery! Sra.[...]
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
May 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[...]
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank
May 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
May 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!  
Young Adult Book Club @ Laura’s 4:45 PM
Young Adult Book Club @ Laura’s
May 16 @ 4:45 PM – 5:45 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. Book Selections: January 6 – Carry On by Rainbow Rowell February 7 – The Hate U You Give by Angie Thomas March 7 – Of Witches and Wizards by Nicole Zoltack[...]
Friday Knitting @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Friday Knitting @ Westbank
May 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
May 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[...]
Discovery! @ Westbank 1:00 PM
Discovery! @ Westbank
May 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.   May: 4th: Building – LEGOS 11th: Science – Fun with Magnets 18th: Art – Kwik Stix 25th:[...]
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank 3:00 PM
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank
May 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 reading Chinese[...]
Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s
May 19 @ 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[...]
Tech Help @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
May 19 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 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. –[...]
Sisters In Crime @ Laura’s 2:00 PM
Sisters In Crime @ Laura’s
May 19 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Sisters In Crime @ Laura's
Fighting Crimes of Greed [Note: May date is changed due to Mother’s Day] Are you writing about bank fraud? Money laundering? Cybercrimes? Come learn about these crimes from the pros! At our May meeting, we’ll have two veteran APD officers who can answer your questions with authority.[...]
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 10:00 AM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
May 20 @ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. 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
May 20 @ 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
May 20 @ 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
May 20 @ 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![...]
Cuernavaca Arts Cooperative – Our Neighborhood: An Art Show @ Laura’s
Cuernavaca Arts Cooperative – Our Neighborhood: An Art Show @ Laura’s
May 21 – Aug 6 all-day
Cuernavaca Arts Cooperative - Our Neighborhood: An Art Show @ Laura's
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[...]
Music & Movement @ Westbank 10:30 AM
Music & Movement @ Westbank
May 21 @ 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. We’ll also read a story. All ages are welcome, grown ups are[...]
Senior Living Truth Series @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Senior Living Truth Series @ Laura’s
May 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 fourth Tuesday of each month at 10:30am at[...]
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 12:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
May 21 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 12:00 until 3:00 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
May 21 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 3:00 to 4:00 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
May 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 tech-savvy teens will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. –[...]
Tech Help @ Westbank 5:00 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
May 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 tech-savvy teens will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. –[...]
Laughter Yoga @ Westbank 6:30 PM
Laughter Yoga @ Westbank
May 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,[...]
Board of Trustees Meeting @ Laura’s 8:30 AM
Board of Trustees Meeting @ Laura’s
May 22 @ 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[...]
American Sign Language Storytime @ Westbank 10:30 AM
American Sign Language Storytime @ Westbank
May 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.[...]
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 11:15 AM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
May 22 @ 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
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 2:00 PM
Home School Library @ Laura’s
May 22 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Home School Library @ Laura's
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 2:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
May 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! LEGO Free Play @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Discovery! LEGO Free Play @ Laura’s
May 22 @ 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
May 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
May 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
May 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!  
Quilters @ Laura’s 12:30 PM
Quilters @ Laura’s
May 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. On hiatus in August & December.      
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 1:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
May 23 @ 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.
College Funding Workshop@ Laura’s 6:00 PM
College Funding Workshop@ Laura’s
May 23 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
College Funding Workshop@ Laura's
This workshop will provide information about paying for your child’s college education with as little out-of-pocket as possible. We will discuss the overall costs of college, scholarship and student loan opportunities, 529 plans, and the financial aid process. Our goal is for guests to leave this workshop[...]
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank 11:00 AM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
May 24 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 11:00 a.m. to noon. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.  
Friday Knitting @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Friday Knitting @ Westbank
May 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.  
Sheng Zhen: Seated Qi Gong @ Westbank 11:00 AM
Sheng Zhen: Seated Qi Gong @ Westbank
May 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
May 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.   May: 4th: Building – LEGOS 11th: Science – Fun with Magnets 18th: Art – Kwik Stix 25th:[...]
Women in Print Book Club @ Laura’s 3:00 PM
Women in Print Book Club @ Laura’s
May 25 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Women in Print Book Club @ Laura's
New Book Club 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[...]
Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s
May 26 @ 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[...]
Tech Help @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
May 26 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 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. –[...]
Cuernavaca Arts Cooperative – Our Neighborhood: Reception @ Laura’s 2:30 PM
Cuernavaca Arts Cooperative – Our Neighborhood: Reception @ Laura’s
May 26 @ 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Cuernavaca Arts Cooperative - Our Neighborhood: Reception @ Laura's
Join us for a reception celebrating the 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. The Cuernavaca Arts Cooperative is a cooperative[...]
LIBRARY CLOSED, NO EVENTS
LIBRARY CLOSED, NO EVENTS
May 27 all-day
LIBRARY CLOSED, NO EVENTS
Both libraries will be closed on Monday, May 27th.
Music & Movement @ Westbank 10:30 AM
Music & Movement @ Westbank
May 28 @ 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. We’ll also read a story. All ages are welcome, grown ups are[...]
BookTalk @ Westbank 1:00 PM
BookTalk @ Westbank
May 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
May 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
May 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 tech-savvy teens will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. –[...]
Tech Help @ Westbank 5:00 PM
Tech Help @ Westbank
May 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 tech-savvy teens will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. –[...]
Pajama Storytime @ Westbank 6:00 PM
Pajama Storytime @ Westbank
May 28 @ 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM
Pajama 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 @ Westbank 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Westbank
May 29 @ 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!  
Home School Library @ Laura’s 2:00 PM
Home School Library @ Laura’s
May 29 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Home School Library @ Laura's
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 2:00 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
May 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.  
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
May 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
May 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[...]
Music Pups @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Music Pups @ Laura’s
May 30 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Music Pups @ Laura's
Come to Laura’s to enjoy a demonstration of a Music Pups class, normally offered at Clavier-Werke School of Music. Music Pups is a program for parents and children to learn playful and creative ways of developing musical skills from an early age. Mixed age classes are developmentally[...]
Friday Knitting @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Friday Knitting @ Westbank
May 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.