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Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s
Mar 1 @ 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 1:30 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Mar 1 @ 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 1:30 until 4:00 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
Mar 1 @ 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
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar 2 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Tai Chi @ Laura's
Thomas Najar will begin teaching a 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 commence[...]
Free Play @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Free Play @ Laura’s
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar 3 @ 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
Mar 3 @ 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
Mar 3 @ 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
Mar 4 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
"Outside of the Box" Children @ Laura's
Moving Toward Culinary Independence People of all abilities can benefit from learning to prepare healthy, delicious food in the comfort of their homes. Individuals with special needs can move toward culinary independence and a healthy lifestyle by gaining cooking skills and learning about meal planning, grocery shopping,[...]
Discovery! Writing – Cracking the Code @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Discovery! Writing – Cracking the Code @ Laura’s
Mar 4 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Discovery! Writing - Cracking the Code @ 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. Calling all detectives, private eyes, and gumshoes![...]
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Mar 4 @ 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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Joseph Hammer Art Exhibition @ Laura’s
Joseph Hammer Art Exhibition @ Laura’s
Mar 5 – Mar 16 all-day
Joseph Hammer Art Exhibition @ Laura's
Joseph Hammer is a lifelong bookworm. His fascination led him to explore bookbinding, publishing, the art of writing, and the way books are passed along with notations and sentiments from years past. As an avid lover of both books and art, Joseph uses salvaged books to create[...]
Storytime @ Laura’s 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Laura’s
Mar 5 @ 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!  
Dog Storytime @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Dog Storytime @ Laura’s
Mar 5 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 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.
Young Adult Book Club @ Laura’s 4:45 PM
Young Adult Book Club @ Laura’s
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 6 @ 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 3:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
Mar 7 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Commons Closed @ Laura’s
The Commons at Laura’s will be closed from 3:00 until 4:00 p.m. If you’d like to inquire about using a meeting room, please see our Meeting Room Policies.
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Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s
Mar 8 @ 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
Mar 8 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Sisters In Crime @ Laura's
The Art of Writing the Thriller Author Walt Gragg will speak about the Art of Writing the Thriller. He will also sign books at the end of the meeting. Walt Gragg is the author of The Red Line, which was named the 14th Annual American Book Fest[...]
Shakespeare Out Loud @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Shakespeare Out Loud @ Laura’s
Mar 8 @ 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
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 9 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Tai Chi @ Laura's
Thomas Najar will begin teaching a 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 commence[...]
Free Play @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Free Play @ Laura’s
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 10 @ 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.
Yoga and Wellness for Longevity Series @ Laura’s 4:00 PM
Yoga and Wellness for Longevity Series @ Laura’s
Mar 10 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Yoga and Wellness for Longevity Series @ Laura's
Did you know you can practice yoga to gain strength and help prevent osteoporosis? This series includes three hour-long classes that will cover nutrition and super foods, as well as setting goals to help you create a happy, healthy lifestyle. All classes include a 20-minute relaxing yoga[...]
Tech Help @ Laura’s 5:00 PM
Tech Help @ Laura’s
Mar 10 @ 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! Jellyfish in a Jar @ Laura’s 4:30 PM
Discovery! Jellyfish in a Jar @ Laura’s
Mar 11 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Discovery! Jellyfish in a Jar @ 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. Jellyfish in a Jar Create a magical[...]
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s 6:00 PM
Prime of Life Yoga™ for Adults @ Laura’s
Mar 11 @ 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
Mar 12 @ 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
Mar 12 @ 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 4:00 PM
Dog Storytime @ Laura’s
Mar 12 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 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.
Austin Reptile Shows @ Laura’s 1:00 PM
Austin Reptile Shows @ Laura’s
Mar 14 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Austin Reptile Shows @ Laura's
Kids are fascinated by reptiles! Austin Reptile Shows share a passion for these creatures with children and adults in the Austin area and throughout Central Texas in the form of exciting and educational presentations. The Commons Meeting Room Capacity: 250 Michael Foux, a former graphic designer, is[...]
Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s 11:00 AM
Sensory Sundays @ Laura’s
Mar 15 @ 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,[...]
Qi Gong @ Laura’s 10:00 AM
Qi Gong @ Laura’s
Mar 16 @ 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
Mar 16 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Tai Chi @ Laura's
Thomas Najar will begin teaching a 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 commence[...]