Westbank Library

1309 Westbank Dr Austin, TX 78746 · Map it!

Laura Bush Community Library

9411 Bee Cave Rd Austin, TX 78746 · Map it!
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Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura’s
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura’s
Jul 23 all-day
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura's
Everyone is invited to be a part of a community-wide art exhibit at Laura’s Library this summer. Create an artistic postcard using traditional (paint, pens, etc.) or non-traditional materials (fabric, leaves, plastic, etc.) on a 4”x6” or smaller postcard and drop off or mail to either library.[...]
Where in the World is Westbank? Summer Reading Program 2017
Where in the World is Westbank? Summer Reading Program 2017
Jul 23 all-day
Where in the World is Westbank? Summer Reading Program 2017
Join us for a summer full of exploration at Westbank Libraries: Programs run from May 27 – July 28. Click here for a printable calendar. Read for fun all Summer: Grab a reading log passport at the Information Desk at either library & pick up your “suitcase”[...]
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura’s
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura’s
Jul 24 all-day
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura's
Everyone is invited to be a part of a community-wide art exhibit at Laura’s Library this summer. Create an artistic postcard using traditional (paint, pens, etc.) or non-traditional materials (fabric, leaves, plastic, etc.) on a 4”x6” or smaller postcard and drop off or mail to either library.[...]
Where in the World is Westbank? Summer Reading Program 2017
Where in the World is Westbank? Summer Reading Program 2017
Jul 24 all-day
Where in the World is Westbank? Summer Reading Program 2017
Join us for a summer full of exploration at Westbank Libraries: Programs run from May 27 – July 28. Click here for a printable calendar. Read for fun all Summer: Grab a reading log passport at the Information Desk at either library & pick up your “suitcase”[...]
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura’s
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura’s
Jul 25 all-day
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura's
Everyone is invited to be a part of a community-wide art exhibit at Laura’s Library this summer. Create an artistic postcard using traditional (paint, pens, etc.) or non-traditional materials (fabric, leaves, plastic, etc.) on a 4”x6” or smaller postcard and drop off or mail to either library.[...]
Where in the World is Westbank? Summer Reading Program 2017
Where in the World is Westbank? Summer Reading Program 2017
Jul 25 all-day
Where in the World is Westbank? Summer Reading Program 2017
Join us for a summer full of exploration at Westbank Libraries: Programs run from May 27 – July 28. Click here for a printable calendar. Read for fun all Summer: Grab a reading log passport at the Information Desk at either library & pick up your “suitcase”[...]
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura’s
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura’s
Jul 26 all-day
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura's
Everyone is invited to be a part of a community-wide art exhibit at Laura’s Library this summer. Create an artistic postcard using traditional (paint, pens, etc.) or non-traditional materials (fabric, leaves, plastic, etc.) on a 4”x6” or smaller postcard and drop off or mail to either library.[...]
Where in the World is Westbank? Summer Reading Program 2017
Where in the World is Westbank? Summer Reading Program 2017
Jul 26 all-day
Where in the World is Westbank? Summer Reading Program 2017
Join us for a summer full of exploration at Westbank Libraries: Programs run from May 27 – July 28. Click here for a printable calendar. Read for fun all Summer: Grab a reading log passport at the Information Desk at either library & pick up your “suitcase”[...]
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura’s
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura’s
Jul 27 all-day
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura's
Everyone is invited to be a part of a community-wide art exhibit at Laura’s Library this summer. Create an artistic postcard using traditional (paint, pens, etc.) or non-traditional materials (fabric, leaves, plastic, etc.) on a 4”x6” or smaller postcard and drop off or mail to either library.[...]
Where in the World is Westbank? Summer Reading Program 2017
Where in the World is Westbank? Summer Reading Program 2017
Jul 27 all-day
Where in the World is Westbank? Summer Reading Program 2017
Join us for a summer full of exploration at Westbank Libraries: Programs run from May 27 – July 28. Click here for a printable calendar. Read for fun all Summer: Grab a reading log passport at the Information Desk at either library & pick up your “suitcase”[...]
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura’s
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura’s
Jul 28 all-day
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura's
Everyone is invited to be a part of a community-wide art exhibit at Laura’s Library this summer. Create an artistic postcard using traditional (paint, pens, etc.) or non-traditional materials (fabric, leaves, plastic, etc.) on a 4”x6” or smaller postcard and drop off or mail to either library.[...]
Where in the World is Westbank? Summer Reading Program 2017
Where in the World is Westbank? Summer Reading Program 2017
Jul 28 all-day
Where in the World is Westbank? Summer Reading Program 2017
Join us for a summer full of exploration at Westbank Libraries: Programs run from May 27 – July 28. Click here for a printable calendar. Read for fun all Summer: Grab a reading log passport at the Information Desk at either library & pick up your “suitcase”[...]
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura’s
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura’s
Jul 29 all-day
Postcard Project: Dear…Wish You Were Here @ Laura's
Everyone is invited to be a part of a community-wide art exhibit at Laura’s Library this summer. Create an artistic postcard using traditional (paint, pens, etc.) or non-traditional materials (fabric, leaves, plastic, etc.) on a 4”x6” or smaller postcard and drop off or mail to either library.[...]
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11:00 AM Meditación en Español @ Westbank
Meditación en Español @ Westbank
Jul 23 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Meditación en Español @ Westbank
Sandra es medico en Mexico con especialidad en medicina fisica & rehabilitacion, con maestria en Medicina Oriental y Acupunctura. Tiene su oficina en Austin y San Antonio. Tiene cerca de 15 años practicando meditación, actualmente es estudiante en el Zen Budismo en Austin. Meditación nos da la[...]
11:00 AM Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s
Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s
Jul 23 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sensory Storytime @ Laura's
The Westbank Community Library District offers a weekly Sensory Storytime at the Laura Bush Library, Sundays at 11:00 AM. 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[...]
1:00 PM Go Game @ Laura’s
Go Game @ Laura’s
Jul 23 @ 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Go Game @ Laura's
Go Game, invented in China more than 2,500 years ago, is an abstract strategy board game for two players, in which the aim is to surround more territory than the opponent. Go is considered more complex than chess despite is simpler rules, and is an excellent way[...]
3:00 PM Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jul 23 @ 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.
8:30 AM Board of Trustees Meeting @ Laura’s
Board of Trustees Meeting @ Laura’s
Jul 24 @ 8:30 AM
The Board of Trustees will hold a meeting at 8:30 A.M. Click here to view the Agenda.
10:00 AM Qi Gong @ Laura’s
Qi Gong @ Laura’s
Jul 24 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Qi Gong @ Laura's
Qi Gong (pronounced chee gung) is an ancient Chinese health care practice that integrates physical postures and gentle movements, breathing and focused mind. “Qi” means vital energy or life force, and “gong” means accomplishment, or skill that is cultivated through steady practice. Together, Qi Gong means cultivating[...]
10:30 AM Infant Storytime @ Westbank
Infant Storytime @ Westbank
Jul 24 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Infant Storytime @ Westbank
Infant storytime is designed for children from 0 to 12 months old.  Join Ms. Kristi for stories, fingerplays and fun.
12:30 PM Crafternoon: Play with Clay @ Laura’s
Crafternoon: Play with Clay @ Laura’s
Jul 24 @ 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM
Crafternoon: Play with Clay @ Laura's
Join us every Monday this summer through July 31st at Laura’s for a creative afternoon! This week we will be making creations with clay. Ages 4 – 8, we can accommodate 50 children. 7/31: Craftapalooza (Ages 3 & up)  
1:00 PM Dog Storytime @ Laura’s
Dog Storytime @ Laura’s
Jul 24 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Dog Storytime @ Laura's
Handler Holly with Dog Chula will be at Laura’s Library to read with kiddos or visit with them. Pre-readers and readers are welcome. No registration is required. Be sure to call the library to confirm if Chula is in and to ask for any last minute cancelations.[...]
3:00 PM Watch and Read: Read The Adventures of TinTin @ Laura’s
Watch and Read: Read The Adventures of TinTin @ Laura’s
Jul 24 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Watch and Read: Read The Adventures of TinTin @ Laura's
Movie/book club where we’ll alternate watching a movie one week and discussing the book through fun activities the next. In our last week, we’ll be discussing the stories from The Adventures of TinTin. Some books will be available behind the Information Desk. For ages 7 & up.[...]
10:30 AM Preschool Storytime @ Westbank
Preschool Storytime @ Westbank
Jul 25 @ 10:30 AM
Preschool Storytime @ Westbank
Come to Ms. Kristi’s weekly storytime with your preschooler (ages 3-5) and enjoy books as well as crafts or activities.
12:00 PM Adult Meditation @ Westbank
Adult Meditation @ Westbank
Jul 25 @ 12:00 PM
Adult Meditation @ Westbank
Our 20-minute lunchtime meditation is an opportunity to relax, breathe, and de-stress. Meditation can sometimes bring up emotions, and participants are invited to stay and share those experiences with the group following the meditation if they choose. Elizabeth is a meditation facilitator, dedicated to assisting people in[...]
1:00 PM BookTalk @ Westbank
BookTalk @ Westbank
Jul 25 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
BookTalk @ Westbank
Lead 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[...]
2:00 PM Family Meditation: Cloud Meditation @ Westbank
Family Meditation: Cloud Meditation @ Westbank
Jul 25 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Family Meditation: Cloud Meditation @ Westbank
Join Elizabeth Hoisington as she teaches our families to practice mindfulness through a series of fun exercises. Each week a different mindfulness and meditation exercise will be introduced that you and your family can do at home. July 25th: Cloud Meditation (Mindful Breathing) –  Our thoughts are[...]
4:00 PM Hey YA’ll Book Club @ Laura’s
Hey YA’ll Book Club @ Laura’s
Jul 25 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Hey YA'll Book Club @ Laura's
Teen and Tween facilitated YA book club for fans of Young Adult literature. Please note, books contain mature content. Summer Book Selections: 7/25 City of Saints and Thieves 8/8 The Lost and Found  
5:00 PM Tech Help @ Laura’s
Tech Help @ Laura’s
Jul 25 @ 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. @ Laura’s Library on the 1st Saturday of the[...]
5:00 PM Tech Help @ Westbank
Tech Help @ Westbank
Jul 25 @ 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. @ Laura’s Library on the 1st Saturday of the[...]
6:00 PM Family Night: Pajama Storytime @ Westbank
Family Night: Pajama Storytime @ Westbank
Jul 25 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Family Night: Pajama Storytime @ Westbank
A storytime for night owls of all ages, get comfy in your favorite pajamas, grab your sleepy toy and come for the best bedtime stories ever. The milk and snacks are on us!   Join us on Tuesday evenings for Family Activity Night. We have different activities[...]
6:00 PM Retirement Planning @ Laura’s
Retirement Planning @ Laura’s
Jul 25 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Retirement Planning @ Laura's
This one-hour educational session introduces and unpacks the greatest dangers that can undo what otherwise could have been a solid, successful retirement plan.  If you’re not sure that your plan will get you all the way home, then attend this program and receive the insights you need[...]
10:30 AM Tot Time @ Westbank
Tot Time @ Westbank
Jul 26 @ 10:30 AM
Tot Time @ Westbank
Bring your toddlers age 1-3 for Ms. Kristi’s storytime with songs, books, fingerplays and crafts! 
2:00 PM Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jul 26 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
The Macklin Room at Westbank is closed from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.  
4:30 PM Discovery! Circus ChickenDog @ Laura’s
Discovery! Circus ChickenDog @ Laura’s
Jul 26 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Discovery! Circus ChickenDog @ Laura's
The Discovery hands on program explores all sorts of different topics, including science, literature, technology, and more. Especially designed for elementary aged kids, come back each week and learn something new! Recommended for ages 5 & up. Part workshop, part performance, Chicken Dog will show you his[...]
5:30 PM Gathering Room In Use @ Westbank
Gathering Room In Use @ Westbank
Jul 26 @ 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Gathering Room In Use @ Westbank
The Gathering Room at Westbank will be in use from 5:30 until 7:00 p.m. for a community group meeting. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
6:30 PM Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Jul 26 @ 6:30 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 the body[...]
10:00 AM Gathering Room In Use @ Westbank
Gathering Room In Use @ Westbank
Jul 27 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Gathering Room In Use @ Westbank
The Gathering Room at Westbank will be in use from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. for a community group meeting. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.  
10:30 AM Hola Hola Spanish Camp @ Westbank
Hola Hola Spanish Camp @ Westbank
Jul 27 @ 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
Hola Hola Spanish Camp @ Westbank
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Camp for All Ages is designed to empower parents to read simple Spanish books at home and foster a love of Spanish language and Hispanic culture through singing, traditional circle games, rhythm instruments, puppets, and stories. You do not need to have any Spanish[...]
10:30 AM Tot Time @ Laura’s
Tot Time @ Laura’s
Jul 27 @ 10:30 AM
Tot Time @ Laura's
Bring your toddlers age 1-3 for storytime with songs, books, fingerplays and crafts! 
12:00 PM Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Jul 27 @ 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura's
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 2:00 until 3:30 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
12:30 PM Quilters @ Laura’s
Quilters @ Laura’s
Jul 27 @ 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.    
5:45 PM College Planning with College InRoads @ Westbank
College Planning with College InRoads @ Westbank
Jul 27 @ 5:45 PM – 7:00 PM
College Planning with College InRoads @ Westbank
Parents, are you concerned about the high cost of college? Would you like more information on how to receive the most scholarship assistance? Plan to join College InRoads for an hour session covering scholarships, merit aid, financial aid, and the admissions process. Students are encouraged to attend.
6:00 PM Smart Schooling Book Group @ Laura’s
Smart Schooling Book Group @ Laura’s
Jul 27 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Smart Schooling Book Group @ Laura's
Led by Antonio Buehler, founder of Abrome, Westbank Library’s Smart Schooling Book Group comes together once a month to discuss books that touch upon topics in education, with an emphasis on the psychology that should inform how we approach education. The group focuses on K-12 education and[...]
11:00 AM Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Jul 28 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura's
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed all day. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.  
12:00 PM Knit Wits @ Westbank
Knit Wits @ Westbank
Jul 28 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Knit Wits @ Westbank
Our Knit Wits meet for fun and fiber every week. Flash your best needles, break out the good yarn, and come teach, be taught, or simply enjoy the glorious art of knitting! Join the group every Friday at noon at the Westbank Library. Crocheters and embroiderers welcome.[...]
5:00 PM SRP Finale @ Laura’s
SRP Finale @ Laura’s
Jul 28 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
SRP Finale @ Laura's
Join us and celebrate the finale of the Summer Reading Program! Everyone is encouraged to bring their Reading Passport (extras will be available on-site) for their final destination stamp.  Attendees can decorate a book bag, choose a free book, and enjoy Frozy’s Shaved Ice generously sponsored by[...]
12:30 PM Family Storytime @ Westbank
Family Storytime @ Westbank
Jul 29 @ 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Family Storytime @ Westbank
Join Ms. Cristen every Saturday at 12:30 p.m. for family storytime at Westbank Library. We will enjoy a combination of books, songs, movement, and more. Spend some time together as we share in the fun of games and discovery activities. Join us on the first Saturday of[...]
1:00 PM Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Jul 29 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura's
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 1:00 until 5:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.  
3:00 PM 中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank
Jul 29 @ 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[...]