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Austin @ Large: Reading the Riot Act
I want a new central library, and I want it now
" "official" role to play in the world of Austin or Texas libraries. (I went from the State Library,..."

Feb. 27, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Central Library Project Update
Price tag at three times that of City Hall.
"...the city's list of potential bond projects, the central library was the biggest, and this week the Bond Election..."

Nov. 18, 2005 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Checking Out Austin's New Central Library
Yes, the city’s “Library of the Future” still has books, but this 21st century facility is about so much more
"...If you want to know what Austin's new Central Library is about, start by setting aside..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Show Your Library Some Love
"...The Austin Public Library Foundation is a nonprofit that raises private..."

June 25, 2008 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Illuminating Austin Authors
Dagoberto Gilb, Gregory Curtis among Illumine honorees
"...Nov. 18's inaugural Illumine Awards, handed out by the Austin Public Library Friends Foundation for excellence in literary achievement..."

Nov. 9, 2011 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Talkin' Austin Teen Book Festival
Uglies author, Nick and Norah, and more
"...Austin is teeming with both authors and enthusiasts of the..."

Sept. 15, 2011 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Austin @ Large: Balancing the Books
The big hole we need libraries to fill
"...It's been a few months since my last library screed, so while we still have a minute before..."

Oct. 22, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

InfoWars Crashes Drag Storytime in Austin
Alt-right rags want to end LGBTQ-inclusive children's events
"...drag storytimes across the country finally landed at the Austin Public Library when an InfoWars representative crashed and filmed..."

June 14, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Free Tax Prep Services in Austin
Don't let the April 17 deadline sneak up on you
"...Foundation Communities, a local nonprofit that provides affordable housing and..."

April 7, 2018 Events Post by Austin Sanders

Top 8 Reasons to Vote for a New Main Library
"..."$90 million for constructing and equipping a new central library facility," as part of the city of Austin Bond..."

Nov. 3, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

"Neighborhood Bound: Austin's Mobile Libraries" & Unbound: Sin Fronteras
"...of University Women donated $7,000 to the city of Austin for a book bus, which started a three-decade run..."

July 10, 2015 Arts Feature

Public Notice
This week, PN gears up for some serious turkey stuffage, reminds you to "Buy Nothing" on the day after Thanksgiving, tells all about the City's official holiday closings, vindicates 101X morning DJ Jenn Garrison, and wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving!
"...A&M, Statesman columnmeister John Kelso cancelled his answer to public space dance performances, Remote, where a bunch of guys..."

Nov. 26, 1999 Column by Kate X Messer

Public Notice: Farewell to STRADUTNC
With a decision made on STRs, perhaps we can move on to other things?
"...he would on Friday be introducing the modestly named Austin Music and Creative Ecosystem Omnibus Resolution, a package of..."

Feb. 26, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: Bikes, Toll Roads, TNCs
A miscellany of mostly transportation
"...of 30 CapMetro buses carrying banners to inform the public of Austin's Hands Free ordinance, the Safe Passing ordinance,..."

May 1, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: The FABPAC Reaches Out
Plus: Calling all filmmakers, landscape architects, dog & car lovers
"...The Austin Independent School Dis­trict's in-progress update of their Facility Master..."

Jan. 20, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: What Happens Next?
Public process will be key to whether code rewrite succeeds
"...fundraising party, is this Tuesday, May 7, 6-8pm at Austin Central Library, right on the creek. Open bar, live..."

May 3, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice
The Kids Are All Right
"...Jun 3-Thu, Jul 24 at nine branches of the Austin Public Library. 499-7317. Work It, Boys & Girls..."

May 23, 1997 Column by Kate X Messer

Public Notice
"...* Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Austin will have an information meeting to help shorten the..."

Aug. 30, 1996 Column by Kate X Messer

Austin Classical Guitar Narratives Series
"...Austin Classical Guitar gets into summer reading in a big..."

July 8, 2016 Arts Feature

LBJ Library at 50: An Interview With Mark Updegrove
The Library's director from 2009 to 2017 on LBJ's evolving legacy
"...Mark Updegrove came into the job of LBJ Presidential Library director with a vision, a vision involving nothing less..."

Aug. 26, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

LBJ Library at 50: An Interview With Mark A. Lawrence
The Library's current director takes a historian's view
"...enjoy being the new director of the LBJ Presidential Library before COVID came calling. His first day on the..."

Aug. 26, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The LBJ Presidential Library at 50
For five decades, the LBJ Library & Museum has been not only keeping history but also making history
"...won't see it rendered on any emblematic skyline of Austin. It doesn't show up on any lists of iconic..."

Aug. 27, 2021 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

LBJ Library at 50: An Interview With Betty Sue Flowers
The Library's director from 2002 to 2009 on her time at the helm
"...Betty Sue Flowers became director of the LBJ Presidential Library in 2002, she had a hard act to follow..."

Aug. 26, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

LBJ Library to Host Civil Rights Summit, April 8-10
Carter and Clinton to Deliver Keynotes
"...Baines Johnson shepherded and signed into law – the Library's Summit “will be both a look back at the..."

Feb. 16, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Public Notice: Good Change Is Good
Greg Casar’s affordable housing resolution
"...aimed at cutting the Gordian Knot in which the Austin land development code debate is snarled...."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice
"...House of Love [[perthousand]]Celebrating the 10-year existance of some public service organizations is double-edged. On one hand, it's a..."

Nov. 3, 1995 Column by Kate X Messer

Austin Looks for Routes Out of Its Homelessness Crisis
Under pressure, the city experiments with fast and sustainable strategies
"...For more than a year, the city of Austin, its social service partners, and primary and behavioral care..."

July 9, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Lake|Flato's Impact on Austin
The firm behind the new library has changed our city's look
"...The city's Central Library that opened Oct. 28 has generated much buzz for..."

Oct. 31, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Public Notice: Oaks, Highways, and No Pickleball?
A potpourri of upcoming happenings
"...At press time, Oak Hill Neighbors (an upper-case organization,..."

Sept. 17, 2021 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Austin's Cultural Makeover: The Next Stage
How much closer we are to getting the cultural wonderland we imagined 10 years ago
"...In the Nineties, Austin's cultural scene could afford to dream big. The city..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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