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Creative Arts Society Showcase @ Laura’s
Creative Arts Society Showcase @ Laura’s
Jan 8 – Feb 24 all-day
Creative Arts Society Showcase @ Laura's
This exhibit features the work of professional artists Jane Fier, Joan Lawson, and David Schwindt from the Creative Arts Society (CAS). CAS 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[...]
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Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s
Feb 2 @ 11:00 AM
Sensory Sundays @ Laura's
Sensory Storytime is now Sensory Sundays. This program is intended for children ages 3 and up, and most appropriate for elementary-aged children who are on the autism spectrum or are prone to sensory overload. Families are welcomed to attend weekly. However, because this is a specialized program,[...]
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 12:30 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Feb 2 @ 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 12:30 until 2:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Daytime Book Group @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Daytime Book Group @ Laura’s
Feb 2 @ 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
Feb 3 @ 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
Feb 3 @ 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[...]
Free Play @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Free Play @ Laura’s
Feb 3 @ 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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Coding with Scratch @ Laura’s 5:00 PM
Coding with Scratch @ Laura’s
Feb 4 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Coding with Scratch @ Laura's
Join us as we collaborate and explore the possibilities of Scratch and Scratch Jr. We will have a few computers and tablets available and some optional projects to learn Scratch coding basics. We encourage you to bring your own device to start creating with Scratch!   Scratch[...]
Friends of the Westbank Library Meeting @ Laura’s 5:00 PM
Friends of the Westbank Library Meeting @ Laura’s
Feb 4 @ 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[...]
Tech Help @ Laura’s 5:00 PM
Tech Help @ Laura’s
Feb 4 @ 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 volunteers will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. – 4[...]
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“Outside of the Box” Children @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
“Outside of the Box” Children @ Laura’s
Feb 5 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
"Outside of the Box" Children @ Laura's
The Vision and Learning Connection How many times do we describe ourselves or our kids as “visual learners”? But did you know that 20/20 vision doesn’t guarantee an effective visual system? In fact, 25% of students have a visual deficiency that affects their ability to learn. Today’s[...]
Discovery! Writing – Funny Fairy Tales @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Discovery! Writing – Funny Fairy Tales @ Laura’s
Feb 5 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Discovery! Writing - Funny Fairy Tales @ 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 writing and illustrating our[...]
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Feb 5 @ 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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Storytime @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Laura’s
Feb 6 @ 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!  
CANCELLED: Dog Storytime @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
CANCELLED: Dog Storytime @ Laura’s
Feb 6 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
CANCELLED: Dog Storytime @ Laura’s
Join us for Dog Storytime every Thursday, when sweet service dog Blossom will visit Laura’s Library with her handler, Ms. Felicia. Children may read to Blossom or have Ms. Felicia read to them as they sit with Blossom and enjoy the story.
Young Adult Book Club @ Laura’s 4:45 PM
Young Adult Book Club @ Laura’s
Feb 6 @ 4:45 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. Spring Book Selections: January 2 – Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds (4pm) February 6 – Meet Cute by various authors March 5 – Jackaby by William Ritter March[...]
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First Friday Genealogy @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
First Friday Genealogy @ Laura’s
Feb 7 @ 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[...]
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Commons Closed @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Feb 8 @ 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
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Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s
Feb 9 @ 11:00 AM
Sensory Sundays @ Laura's
Sensory Storytime is now Sensory Sundays. This program is intended for children ages 3 and up, and most appropriate for elementary-aged children who are on the autism spectrum or are prone to sensory overload. Families are welcomed to attend weekly. However, because this is a specialized program,[...]
Sisters In Crime @ Laura’s 2:00 PM
Sisters In Crime @ Laura’s
Feb 9 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Sisters In Crime @ Laura's
Forensics for Your Mystery Novel Dr. Danny Wescott, Director of Texas State University’s Forensic Anthropology Center, will discuss his research on using forensic anthropological methods to reconstruct biological profiles, trauma patterns, and other types of evidence that can be learned from studying a crime victim’s remains, as[...]
Shakespeare Out Loud @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Shakespeare Out Loud @ Laura’s
Feb 9 @ 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
Feb 10 @ 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
Feb 10 @ 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[...]
Free Play @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Free Play @ Laura’s
Feb 10 @ 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![...]
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Feb 11 @ 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 10:00 a.m. until 2:30 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
Feb 11 @ 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 volunteers will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. – 4[...]
Discovery! Marbleized Paper @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Discovery! Marbleized Paper @ Laura’s
Feb 12 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Discovery! Marbleized Paper @ 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. Marbleized Paper Dip paper in a tray[...]
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Feb 12 @ 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[...]
The Little Bird Children’s Hour with Russ Glenn @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
The Little Bird Children’s Hour with Russ Glenn @ Laura’s
Feb 13 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
The Little Bird Children's Hour with Russ Glenn @ Laura's
The Little Bird Children’s Hour is a high energy and interactive show. Featuring Woody Guthrie’s songs, originals, and classic children’s tunes it is sure to entertain children (and their adults). Russ is an energetic and engaging performer. Children are encouraged to sing along, dance, bounce, giggle, spin,[...]
Quilters @ Laura’s 12:30 PM
Quilters @ Laura’s
Feb 13 @ 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.      
Dog Storytime @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Dog Storytime @ Laura’s
Feb 13 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Dog Storytime @ Laura's
Join us for Dog Storytime every Thursday, when sweet service dog Blossom will visit Laura’s Library with her handler, Ms. Felicia. Children may read to Blossom or have Ms. Felicia read to them as they sit with Blossom and enjoy the story.
Primary Candidate Forum @ Laura’s 1:00 PM
Primary Candidate Forum @ Laura’s
Feb 15 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Primary Candidate Forum @ Laura's
Cuernavaca Action Group and Indivisible Eanes/West Austin are coming together to host a nonpartisan forum for candidates in the March 3, 2020, primary election.  This event focuses on the Texas Congressional District 25 race and the Travis County Precinct 3 Commissioner’s race. This is an opportunity to[...]
Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s
Feb 16 @ 11:00 AM
Sensory Sundays @ Laura's
Sensory Storytime is now Sensory Sundays. This program is intended for children ages 3 and up, and most appropriate for elementary-aged children who are on the autism spectrum or are prone to sensory overload. Families are welcomed to attend weekly. However, because this is a specialized program,[...]
Waterloo Watercolor Art Talk: Artist Helen Green on Nesting and Repetition @ Laura’s 1:00 PM
Waterloo Watercolor Art Talk: Artist Helen Green on Nesting and Repetition @ Laura’s
Feb 16 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Waterloo Watercolor Art Talk: Artist Helen Green on Nesting and Repetition @ Laura's
Today, popular Waterloo Watercolor Group speaker Helen Green will share her approach to a tried-and-true subject: bird nests. It is a simple subject, one that can represent family and spring, and one that lends itself to an infinite array of techniques and versions. The longtime artist says, “Painting[...]
Senior Living Truth Series @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Senior Living Truth Series @ Laura’s
Feb 18 @ 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[...]
Coding with Scratch @ Laura’s 5:00 PM
Coding with Scratch @ Laura’s
Feb 18 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Coding with Scratch @ Laura's
Join us as we collaborate and explore the possibilities of Scratch and Scratch Jr. We will have a few computers and tablets available and some optional projects to learn Scratch coding basics. We encourage you to bring your own device to start creating with Scratch!   Scratch[...]
Tech Help @ Laura’s 5:00 PM
Tech Help @ Laura’s
Feb 18 @ 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 volunteers will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. – 4[...]
Discovery! Elizabeth Kahura: The Colors of Africa @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Discovery! Elizabeth Kahura: The Colors of Africa @ Laura’s
Feb 19 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Discovery! Elizabeth Kahura: The Colors of Africa @ 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. Come see storyteller, performer, singer, and educator[...]
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Feb 19 @ 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[...]
Storytime @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Laura’s
Feb 20 @ 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!  
EISD Speaker Series: Firearm Safety in the Home @ Laura’s 12:00 PM
EISD Speaker Series: Firearm Safety in the Home @ Laura’s
Feb 20 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
EISD Speaker Series: Firearm Safety in the Home @ Laura's
In this 20-minute, non-political presentation, we will focus on common sense steps we can all take to reduce gun injuries and deaths among children. We encourage parents and all adults to “Be SMART” and take these simple steps to help prevent shootings by children: Secure all guns[...]
Dog Storytime @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Dog Storytime @ Laura’s
Feb 20 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Dog Storytime @ Laura's
Join us for Dog Storytime every Thursday, when sweet service dog Blossom will visit Laura’s Library with her handler, Ms. Felicia. Children may read to Blossom or have Ms. Felicia read to them as they sit with Blossom and enjoy the story.
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 5:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Feb 20 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Women in Print Book Club @ Laura’s 3:00 PM
Women in Print Book Club @ Laura’s
Feb 22 @ 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.  [...]
Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s
Feb 23 @ 11:00 AM
Sensory Sundays @ Laura's
Sensory Storytime is now Sensory Sundays. This program is intended for children ages 3 and up, and most appropriate for elementary-aged children who are on the autism spectrum or are prone to sensory overload. Families are welcomed to attend weekly. However, because this is a specialized program,[...]
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 3:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Feb 23 @ 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.
Qi Gong @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
Qi Gong @ Laura’s
Feb 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[...]
Tai Chi @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Tai Chi @ Laura’s
Feb 24 @ 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[...]
Free Play @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Free Play @ Laura’s
Feb 24 @ 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![...]
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Feb 25 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Arcade @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Arcade @ Laura’s
Feb 25 @ 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
Feb 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 volunteers will provide one-on-one help with all your technology questions. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. – 4[...]
Discovery! LEGO Free Play @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Discovery! LEGO Free Play @ Laura’s
Feb 26 @ 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
Feb 26 @ 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[...]
Storytime @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Laura’s
Feb 27 @ 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
Feb 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.      
Education Conversations Book Club @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Education Conversations Book Club @ Laura’s
Feb 27 @ 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[...]
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Feb 28 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 10:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 2:30 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Feb 29 @ 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 2:30 until 5:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.