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Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Jun 17 all-day
Let's Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura's
Join us at Laura’s Library for a special exhibit of art created during the Free Play & Food Trucks program. These collaborative works feature different mediums, including tempera, oil pastel and charcoal. This is an art show as fun as the summer. Mondays at Laura’s the art[...]
Let’s Play! Summer Discovery Program
Let’s Play! Summer Discovery Program
Jun 17 all-day
Let's Play! Summer Discovery Program
Join us this summer for fun and discovery! We have a summer full of events and programs, click here for a printable version of the calendar. Pick up a log to track your reading or discoveries, and stamp it each time you visit the library. Click here[...]
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Jun 18 all-day
Let's Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura's
Join us at Laura’s Library for a special exhibit of art created during the Free Play & Food Trucks program. These collaborative works feature different mediums, including tempera, oil pastel and charcoal. This is an art show as fun as the summer. Mondays at Laura’s the art[...]
Let’s Play! Summer Discovery Program
Let’s Play! Summer Discovery Program
Jun 18 all-day
Let's Play! Summer Discovery Program
Join us this summer for fun and discovery! We have a summer full of events and programs, click here for a printable version of the calendar. Pick up a log to track your reading or discoveries, and stamp it each time you visit the library. Click here[...]
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Jun 19 all-day
Let's Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura's
Join us at Laura’s Library for a special exhibit of art created during the Free Play & Food Trucks program. These collaborative works feature different mediums, including tempera, oil pastel and charcoal. This is an art show as fun as the summer. Mondays at Laura’s the art[...]
Let’s Play! Summer Discovery Program
Let’s Play! Summer Discovery Program
Jun 19 all-day
Let's Play! Summer Discovery Program
Join us this summer for fun and discovery! We have a summer full of events and programs, click here for a printable version of the calendar. Pick up a log to track your reading or discoveries, and stamp it each time you visit the library. Click here[...]
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Jun 20 all-day
Let's Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura's
Join us at Laura’s Library for a special exhibit of art created during the Free Play & Food Trucks program. These collaborative works feature different mediums, including tempera, oil pastel and charcoal. This is an art show as fun as the summer. Mondays at Laura’s the art[...]
Let’s Play! Summer Discovery Program
Let’s Play! Summer Discovery Program
Jun 20 all-day
Let's Play! Summer Discovery Program
Join us this summer for fun and discovery! We have a summer full of events and programs, click here for a printable version of the calendar. Pick up a log to track your reading or discoveries, and stamp it each time you visit the library. Click here[...]
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Jun 21 all-day
Let's Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura's
Join us at Laura’s Library for a special exhibit of art created during the Free Play & Food Trucks program. These collaborative works feature different mediums, including tempera, oil pastel and charcoal. This is an art show as fun as the summer. Mondays at Laura’s the art[...]
Let’s Play! Summer Discovery Program
Let’s Play! Summer Discovery Program
Jun 21 all-day
Let's Play! Summer Discovery Program
Join us this summer for fun and discovery! We have a summer full of events and programs, click here for a printable version of the calendar. Pick up a log to track your reading or discoveries, and stamp it each time you visit the library. Click here[...]
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Jun 22 all-day
Let's Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura's
Join us at Laura’s Library for a special exhibit of art created during the Free Play & Food Trucks program. These collaborative works feature different mediums, including tempera, oil pastel and charcoal. This is an art show as fun as the summer. Mondays at Laura’s the art[...]
Let’s Play! Summer Discovery Program
Let’s Play! Summer Discovery Program
Jun 22 all-day
Let's Play! Summer Discovery Program
Join us this summer for fun and discovery! We have a summer full of events and programs, click here for a printable version of the calendar. Pick up a log to track your reading or discoveries, and stamp it each time you visit the library. Click here[...]
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Let’s Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Jun 23 all-day
Let's Play: An Art Exhibit @ Laura's
Join us at Laura’s Library for a special exhibit of art created during the Free Play & Food Trucks program. These collaborative works feature different mediums, including tempera, oil pastel and charcoal. This is an art show as fun as the summer. Mondays at Laura’s the art[...]
Let’s Play! Summer Discovery Program
Let’s Play! Summer Discovery Program
Jun 23 all-day
Let's Play! Summer Discovery Program
Join us this summer for fun and discovery! We have a summer full of events and programs, click here for a printable version of the calendar. Pick up a log to track your reading or discoveries, and stamp it each time you visit the library. Click here[...]
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11:00 AM Meditación en Español @ Westbank
Meditación en Español @ Westbank
Jun 17 @ 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
Jun 17 @ 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[...]
10:00 AM Qi Gong @ Laura’s
Qi Gong @ Laura’s
Jun 18 @ 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
Jun 18 @ 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.   
12:00 PM Art Exploration @ Laura’s
Art Exploration @ Laura’s
Jun 18 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Art Exploration @ Laura's
Join us every week through July 23 to explore art! Drop in anytime between noon and 2 pm on Mondays at Laura’s. Clay, sand, paint? We’ll explore different mediums each week, and create something new.
10:30 AM Mindful Presence @ Laura’s
Mindful Presence @ Laura’s
Jun 19 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Mindful Presence @ Laura's
Learn simple, practical ways to be mindful with yourself and your children. Being present means being right here right now. Putting your energy and focus on the present experience as opposed to being caught up in your thoughts of the next. Join us and learn a variety[...]
10:30 AM Music & Movement @ Westbank
Music & Movement @ Westbank
Jun 19 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Music & Movement @ Westbank
Bring your little ones to stretch, sing, wiggle, and dance! We will use rhythm instruments and other props to have some fun with music. This program focuses on developing gross motor skills and social skills. All ages are welcome, grown ups are encouraged to participate too!
12:00 PM Adult Meditation @ Westbank
Adult Meditation @ Westbank
Jun 19 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Adult Meditation @ Westbank
Our 20-minute lunchtime meditation is an opportunity to relax, breathe, and de-stress. Meditation can sometimes bring up emotions, and participants are invited to stay and share those experiences with the group following the meditation if they choose. Elizabeth is a meditation facilitator, dedicated to assisting people in[...]
1:00 PM Fun & Games @ Laura’s
Fun & Games @ Laura’s
Jun 19 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Fun & Games @ Laura's
Join us each week through July 31st for fun! Drop in each week to play board games, do puzzles, and activities. If you have any favorite board games, feel free to bring them along. Bring a friend or make a new one! No matter what you choose[...]
2:00 PM Inspiration! @ Westbank
Inspiration! @ Westbank
Jun 19 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Inspiration! @ Westbank
Try something new and find what inspires you! Storybook Dance Making is Dance Waterloo’s award-winning dance education program for families with children ages 5-10. Each class is inspired by a storybook. The class consists of a warm-up, structured dance jam, storybook reading, and dance making activities that[...]
5:00 PM Tech Help @ Laura’s
Tech Help @ Laura’s
Jun 19 @ 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
Jun 19 @ 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[...]
6:30 PM Family Night: Laughter Yoga @ Westbank
Family Night: Laughter Yoga @ Westbank
Jun 19 @ 6:30 PM
Family Night: 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,[...]
10:30 AM Capital of Texas Zoo Show @ Laura’s
Capital of Texas Zoo Show @ Laura’s
Jun 20 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Capital of Texas Zoo Show @ Laura's
Join us every Wednesday at Laura’s through July 25th for a different performer! The Zoo Show brings exotic and gentle zoo animals to meet the public. Come meet some of the animals at this week’s Wednesday performance! The Capital of Texas Zoo is one of Greater Austin’s most[...]
10:30 AM Storytime @ Westbank
Storytime @ Westbank
Jun 20 @ 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Westbank
Join Ms. Maureen for Storytime every Wednesday. This program develops early literacy skills through story sharing, music, and crafts or activities. All ages welcome!  
1:00 PM Mysteries and More @ Westbank
Mysteries and More @ Westbank
Jun 20 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Mysteries and More @ Westbank
Interested in investigating some cryptic crimes with other mystery lovers? Come to the Mysteries and More Book Club every third Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Westbank Library! Under the happy guidance of Pam Wood, you’ll join other amateur agents and bloodhound bookworms to talk suspects, motives, alibis, and[...]
2:00 PM Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jun 20 @ 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! Hideout Theatre Improv @ Laura’s
Discovery! Hideout Theatre Improv @ Laura’s
Jun 20 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Discovery! Hideout Theatre Improv @ 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.   With Hideout Kids Improv, improvisors act[...]
6:00 PM Anxious parents, anxious teens: reframing stress for academic success @ Westbank
Anxious parents, anxious teens: reframing stress for academic success @ Westbank
Jun 20 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Anxious parents, anxious teens: reframing stress for academic success @ Westbank
School associated stress and anxiety undermines academic performance and is detrimental to physical and mental health. However, the impact of parental anxiety and stress should not be overlooked. Anxious parents are more likely to have children who develop an anxiety disorder. This presentation will focus on strategies[...]
6:30 PM Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Jun 20 @ 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[...]
8:30 AM Board of Trustees Meeting @ Laura’s
Board of Trustees Meeting @ Laura’s
Jun 21 @ 8:30 AM
Board of Trustees Meeting @ Laura's
The Board of Trustees will hold a meeting at 8:30 A.M.  
10:30 AM ¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank
Jun 21 @ 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime @ Westbank
¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime for All Ages is designed to empower parents to read simple Spanish books at home and foster a love of Spanish language and Hispanic culture through singing, traditional circle games, rhythm instruments, puppets, and stories. You do not need to have any Spanish[...]
10:30 AM Storytime @ Laura’s
Storytime @ Laura’s
Jun 21 @ 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Laura's
Join Ms. Leah for Storytime every Thursday. This program develops early literacy skills through story sharing, music, and crafts or activities. All ages welcome!  
11:30 AM School readiness: making sure my child is ready for Kindergarten @ Laura’s
School readiness: making sure my child is ready for Kindergarten @ Laura’s
Jun 21 @ 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
School readiness: making sure my child is ready for Kindergarten @ Laura's
When is your child ready for kindergarten? Have they mastered the skills necessary to thrive in kindergarten? What skills should parents focus on to help set them up for success? Would they benefit from a “kindergarten redshirt” year? We will discuss these topics and more. This session[...]
1:00 PM Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Macklin Room Closed @ Westbank
Jun 21 @ 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.
3:00 PM Watch and Read: Read Jumanji @ Laura’s
Watch and Read: Read Jumanji @ Laura’s
Jun 21 @ 3:00 PM
Watch and Read: Read Jumanji @ Laura's
Movie/book club where we’ll alternate watching a movie one week, and then exploring the book through fun activities the next. You do not need to have read the book to attend and have fun! This week, we’ll be exploring the book Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg. Next[...]
4:00 PM Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Jun 21 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura's
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
4:00 PM Hey YA’ll Book Club @ Laura’s
Hey YA’ll Book Club @ Laura’s
Jun 21 @ 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, some books contain mature content. Summer Book Selections: June 7 – Renegades by Marissa Meyer June 21 – Miles Morales, Spider Man by Jason Reynolds July 5 – Wonder Woman: Warbringer by[...]
12:00 PM Knit Wits @ Westbank
Knit Wits @ Westbank
Jun 22 @ 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.[...]
2:00 PM Movie Matinee: Toy Story @ Laura’s
Movie Matinee: Toy Story @ Laura’s
Jun 22 @ 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Movie Matinee: Toy Story @ Laura's
Bring your favorite toy and join us for a matinee screening of Toy Story, 2:00 p.m. at Laura’s Library. Lemonade and popcorn will be served. Six-year-old Andy’s favorite toy, Woody, a take-charge, pull-string cowboy, was confident in his role as room leader. But after Andy’s birthday party,[...]
11:30 AM Robotics Demo @ Laura’s
Robotics Demo @ Laura’s
Jun 23 @ 11:30 AM – 12:30 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[...]
12:30 PM Storytime @ Westbank
Storytime @ Westbank
Jun 23 @ 12:30 PM
Storytime @ Westbank
Join Ms. Cristen for Storytime every Saturday. This program develops early literacy skills through story sharing, music, games, and activities. All ages welcome! Join us on the first Saturday of the month for a Sensory-focused Storytime!
3:00 PM 中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank
Jun 23 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground @ Westbank
 “中文游乐园-Chinese Learning Playground” is a Mandarin Chinese study group for young children, recommended for ages 5 and above, led by volunteer native Chinese speaking parents. Children will learn to read, speak, and write Chinese through many fun activities. The first half of the class will focus on[...]

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