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Westbank Travels @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Westbank Travels @ Laura’s
Oct 1 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Westbank Travels @ Laura's
In her presentation, travel photographer Lori Diggins will show photos of some of her favorite destinations and present tips that have helped her make the most of her photography travels, with the hope that it will do the same for you! Her photography spans a wide range[...]
Heartfulness Meditation @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Heartfulness Meditation @ Westbank
Oct 1 @ 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[...]
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“Outside of the Box” Children @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
“Outside of the Box” Children @ Laura’s
Oct 2 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
"Outside of the Box" Children @ Laura's
Practical Strategies to Help Organize My Child and Alleviate Anxiety: An Occupational Therapist’s Perspective Join this interactive discussion to develop strategies to assist your child in his/her organization, time management, modulation and self-regulation. Discover ways to help them to incorporate these strategies and activities throughout the day[...]
Low Back Pain and Sciatica Workshop @ Westbank 6:00 PM
Low Back Pain and Sciatica Workshop @ Westbank
Oct 2 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Low Back Pain and Sciatica Workshop @ Westbank
This free interactive workshop will educate you on the three most common causes of low back pain and sciatica, their symptoms, what you can do to relieve your back pain and leg pain without relying on pain meds, injections, or potential surgery. This free workshop is for[...]
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Oct 2 @ 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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WHS Presents: Connection—The Greatest Skill You Can Teach Your Child @ Westbank 12:00 PM
WHS Presents: Connection—The Greatest Skill You Can Teach Your Child @ Westbank
Oct 3 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
WHS Presents: Connection—The Greatest Skill You Can Teach Your Child @ 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, Sol Wooten, Co-Founder and Trainer, presents[...]
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First Friday Genealogy @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
First Friday Genealogy @ Laura’s
Oct 4 @ 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
Oct 4 @ 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
Oct 5 @ 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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Author Visit: Daytime Book Group @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Author Visit: Daytime Book Group @ Laura’s
Oct 6 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Author Visit: Daytime Book Group @ Laura's
Special guest, author Sarah Bird, will be joining this month’s book group! 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[...]
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Qi Gong @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
Qi Gong @ Laura’s
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 8 @ 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: Felted Pumpkinlets @ Westbank 5:30 PM
Adult Artisan Workshop: Felted Pumpkinlets @ Westbank
Oct 8 @ 5:30 PM
Adult Artisan Workshop: Felted Pumpkinlets @ Westbank
Using a barbed needle, we will transform wool batting into strong, bright little pumpkins ready to scatter on a table or string across a wall. Instructor Barbara Attwell is an award-winning professional artist and dedicated crafter. Nature is her inspiration and to that end she is also[...]
Fall Meditation Series @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Fall Meditation Series @ Laura’s
Oct 8 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Fall Meditation Series @ Laura's
Do you become overwhelmed with the idea of meditation and have visions of yogis sitting on a mountaintop in lotus position for an hour? Instructor Lisa Galizia takes a simple approach, focusing on sound, visualization, and breathing techniques, followed by a 20-minute Prime of Life yoga session.[...]
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Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Oct 9 @ 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[...]
Quilters @ Laura’s 12:30 PM
Quilters @ Laura’s
Oct 10 @ 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 December.      
Education Conversations: Speaker Series @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Education Conversations: Speaker Series @ Laura’s
Oct 10 @ 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
Oct 11 @ 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
Oct 12 @ 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
Oct 13 @ 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. November film selection: De rouille et d’os (Rust and Bone) Are[...]
Sisters In Crime @ Laura’s 2:00 PM
Sisters In Crime @ Laura’s
Oct 13 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Sisters In Crime @ Laura's
Ghosts of Austin Monica Ballard, author of True Haunted Tales of the Driskill Hotel, and guide, researcher, and investigator for Austin Ghost Tours will regale us with the legends and tales of ghosts in our beloved, always weird Austin. Join us for a fun afternoon of ghosts[...]
Shakespeare Out Loud @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Shakespeare Out Loud @ Laura’s
Oct 13 @ 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
Oct 14 @ 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
Oct 14 @ 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Eanes History Group @ Westbank
Check back to see this month’s speaker and topic. On the second Monday of each month, join fellow history buffs in learning about, sharing, and celebrating the heritage of the Eanes area! Would you like to know how a Mexican faith healer changed the land use in[...]
Senior Living Truth Series @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Senior Living Truth Series @ Laura’s
Oct 15 @ 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
Oct 15 @ 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
Oct 15 @ 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,[...]
Mysteries and More @ Westbank 1:00 PM
Mysteries and More @ Westbank
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 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: Deciphering Girls’ Friendships @ Westbank 12:00 PM
WHS Presents: Deciphering Girls’ Friendships @ Westbank
Oct 17 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
WHS Presents: Deciphering Girls’ Friendships @ 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, Barb Steinberg, LMSW, presents Deciphering Girls’[...]
Friday Knitting @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Friday Knitting @ Westbank
Oct 18 @ 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
Oct 19 @ 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[...]
Artisan Demo @ Laura’s Library 12:00 PM
Artisan Demo @ Laura’s Library
Oct 19 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Artisan Demo @ Laura's Library
Join us Saturday for a special treat – an artisan demonstration featuring five local craftspeople, all of whom will be vendors at this year’s Artisans’ Market. This is an opportunity to see how something is made up close, and to ask questions of someone who has dedicated[...]
Qi Gong @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
Qi Gong @ Laura’s
Oct 21 @ 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[...]
Heartfulness Meditation @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Heartfulness Meditation @ Westbank
Oct 22 @ 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[...]
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Oct 23 @ 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[...]
Quilters @ Laura’s 12:30 PM
Quilters @ Laura’s
Oct 24 @ 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 December.      
Education Conversations Book Club @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Education Conversations Book Club @ Laura’s
Oct 24 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 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
Oct 26 @ 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
Oct 26 @ 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[...]
Qi Gong @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
Qi Gong @ Laura’s
Oct 28 @ 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[...]
Heartfulness Meditation @ Westbank 12:00 PM
Heartfulness Meditation @ Westbank
Oct 29 @ 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
Oct 29 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 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[...]