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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[...]
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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[...]
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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[...]
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[...]
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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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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.      
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.  
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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,[...]
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[...]
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.      
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.  
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[...]
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.  [...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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.