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Heidi Lowell: Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Heidi Lowell: Art Exhibit @ Laura’s
Jan 10 – Mar 4 all-day
Heidi Lowell: Art Exhibit @ Laura's
Heidi Lowell creates colorful watercolor mosaics that pay homage to the natural world, as well as the human heart. She strongly believes that art and nature are required in daily doses to nurture us. In this vein, she was recently the Artist in Residence at the Wild[...]
First Friday Genealogy @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
First Friday Genealogy @ Laura’s
Feb 1 @ 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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Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s
Feb 3 @ 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[...]
Daytime Book Club @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Daytime Book Club @ Laura’s
Feb 3 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Daytime Book Club @ 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 4 @ 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[...]
Free Play @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Free Play @ Laura’s
Feb 4 @ 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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Friends of the Westbank Library Meeting @ Laura’s 5:00 PM
Friends of the Westbank Library Meeting @ Laura’s
Feb 5 @ 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. This group supports the interests and welfare of the Westbank Community Library District by promoting volunteerism,[...]
Tech Help @ Laura’s 5:00 PM
Tech Help @ Laura’s
Feb 5 @ 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. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. –[...]
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“Outside of the Box” Children @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
“Outside of the Box” Children @ Laura’s
Feb 6 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
"Outside of the Box" Children @ Laura's
Increasing Self-Confidence and Social Skills with Creativity Finding an effective approach to enriching your child’s creativity, increasing their self-confidence, and enhancing their social skills both inside and outside the classroom can seem next to impossible. Joshua Levy will share a unique and successful approach that your child,[...]
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 1:30 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Feb 6 @ 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 1:30 until 3:30 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Discovery! Writing – Leading in the Lunar New Year @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Discovery! Writing – Leading in the Lunar New Year @ Laura’s
Feb 6 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Discovery! Writing - Leading in the Lunar New Year @ 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. In honor of the upcoming Lunar New[...]
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Feb 6 @ 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 7 @ 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!  
Hey YA’ll Book Club @ Laura’s 4:45 PM
Hey YA’ll Book Club @ Laura’s
Feb 7 @ 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM
Hey YA'll Book Club @ Laura's
Teen-facilitated YA book club for fans of Young Adult literature. Please note, some books contain mature content. Book Selections: January 6 – Carry On by Rainbow Rowell February 7 – The Hate U You Give by Angie Thomas March 7 – Of Witches and Wizards by Nicole Zoltack[...]
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Commons Closed @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Feb 8 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
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Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s
Feb 10 @ 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[...]
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 2:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Feb 10 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 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.
Shakespeare Out Loud @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Shakespeare Out Loud @ Laura’s
Feb 10 @ 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[...]
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Qi Gong @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
Qi Gong @ Laura’s
Feb 11 @ 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[...]
Free Play @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Free Play @ Laura’s
Feb 11 @ 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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Commons Closed @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Feb 12 @ 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 12 @ 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. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. –[...]
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Discovery! Valentine Creation Station @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Discovery! Valentine Creation Station @ Laura’s
Feb 13 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Discovery! Valentine Creation Station @ 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.   Valentine’s Day is almost here! Celebrate[...]
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Feb 13 @ 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 14 @ 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 14 @ 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.      
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Adult Artisan Workshop: Needle Felted Wildlife @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Adult Artisan Workshop: Needle Felted Wildlife @ Laura’s
Feb 15 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Adult Artisan Workshop: Needle Felted Wildlife @ Laura's
Create a favorite animal in wool with needle felting, a process where strong and solid shapes are made using a barbed needle plunged into wool. Different from wet felting which uses soap and water, this dry process allows for a great amount of detail. Learn the basics such as what wools to use[...]
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Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s
Feb 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[...]
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LIBRARY CLOSED, NO EVENTS
LIBRARY CLOSED, NO EVENTS
Feb 18 all-day
LIBRARY CLOSED, NO EVENTS
Both libraries will be closed on Monday, February 18th for Presidents’ Day.
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Senior Living Truth Series @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Senior Living Truth Series @ Laura’s
Feb 19 @ 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 fourth Tuesday of each month at 10:30am at[...]
Tech Help @ Laura’s 5:00 PM
Tech Help @ Laura’s
Feb 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. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. –[...]
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Discovery! Elizabeth Kahura: A Day in Africa @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Discovery! Elizabeth Kahura: A Day in Africa @ Laura’s
Feb 20 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Discovery! Elizabeth Kahura: A Day in 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. A DAY IN AFRICA: Elizabeth Kahura will[...]
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Feb 20 @ 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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Music Pups @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Music Pups @ Laura’s
Feb 21 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Music Pups @ Laura's
Come to Laura’s to enjoy a demonstration of a Music Pups class, normally offered at Clavier-Werke School of Music. Music Pups is a program for parents and children to learn playful and creative ways of developing musical skills from an early age. Mixed age classes are developmentally[...]
Commons Closed @ Laura’s 11:30 AM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Feb 21 @ 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 11:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
Social Security Workshop @ Laura’s 5:30 PM
Social Security Workshop @ Laura’s
Feb 21 @ 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Social Security Workshop @ Laura's
Did you know that sweeping changes made in 2015 are still affecting Social Security claims today? In this workshop, you will learn how to optimize your Social Security benefits and avoid common mistakes, how to integrate your Social Security lifetime income with your retirement plan income, and[...]
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Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Sensory Storytime @ Laura’s
Feb 24 @ 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[...]
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Qi Gong @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
Qi Gong @ Laura’s
Feb 25 @ 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[...]
Free Play @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Free Play @ Laura’s
Feb 25 @ 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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All Day Arcade @ Laura’s 12:00 PM
All Day Arcade @ Laura’s
Feb 26 @ 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
All Day Arcade @ Laura's
Come join us for our monthly video game meet-up! School’s out early today, so we’ll start at noon. 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[...]
Tech Help @ Laura’s 5:00 PM
Tech Help @ Laura’s
Feb 26 @ 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. @ Westbank Library on Sundays from 12 p.m. –[...]
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Discovery! LEGO Free Play @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Discovery! LEGO Free Play @ Laura’s
Feb 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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[...]