Central Library

710 W. Cesar Chavez, Austin, 78701, 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.
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Arts Calendar

Refugee is Not My Name

This traveling art exhibition highlights photographic portraits, film, and stories of refugees from around the world who have resettled in Austin. Part of the Mayor's Book Club initiative? Indeed. Through Aug. 15. Free.

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Economic Prosperity Commission Meeting

See agenda for details. Wed., July 18, 6:30pm.

Community Meeting on Major League Soccer Proposal at McKalla Place

An information session to gather feedback on what benefits are important for community members regarding potential major league soccer stadium at 10414 McKalla Place. For more info, see out latest coverage online. Thu., July 19, 6-7:30pm. Free.

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