710 W. Cesar Chavez, 512/974-7400
Hours: Sun., noon-6pm; Mon.-Thu., 10am-9pm; Fri.-Sat., 10am-6pm
photo by John Anderson
The city's dazzling new Downtown library, opened in October of 2017, fills its 198,000 square feet with an art gallery, event and screening spaces, a cafe, rooftop garden, and – oh yeah – hundreds of thousands of books.
This live music event presented by Home Street Music features three acclaimed songwriters: Kalu James, Vanessa Lively, and Dustin Welch. Sat., March 23, 1-3pm. Free.
Performing songwriters Dustin Welch and Vanessa Lively will lead an interactive workshop on songwriting. Together the instructors will guide participants through exercises, jams, and discussions about everything from technique to inspiration. No prior experience necessary. All genres encouraged. Sun., March 24, 1-3pm. Free.
- 2018: Readers Place for Sober Socializing
- 2017: Critics Best Stairways to Heaven (Austin Central Library)