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Activists Say Austin Public Library Policy Change Is Overdue
Disturbing the library
"...Activists asked the Library Commission this week to ask for an overhaul of..."

March 1, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Select Austin Public Library Locations to Reopen on May 10
All other branches to follow suit on June 28
"...The library has always been a quiet place, but it has..."

April 10, 2021 Arts Post by Vivie Behrens

City Council: Activists Push for Austin Public Library Policy Change
While the dais considers Convention Center expansion, scooters
"...Activists continue to press the Austin Public Library for changes to its code of conduct,..."

May 24, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin Public Library Is Hot
"...article "The Hot Spot," June 11 [Technology] – the Austin Public Library is hot (provides free wireless Internet access)..."

June 14, 2004 Postmarks

ARPA Grants Help Austin Public Library Bridge Digital Divide
Council approves $450K for accessibility and outreach programs
"...money from the American Rescue Plan Act to the Austin Public Library system's new public outreach and accessibility programs...."

Dec. 10, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Austin Public Library Tightens Belt, Introduces New Branch Hours
The Austin Public Library introduces a staggered branch closures as part of its 2008/2009 budget
"...of the imploding economy, and that, sadly, includes our public libraries. The Austin Public Library will put into effect..."

Sept. 30, 2008 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Female Leaders of Color Honored in Mosaic Art at Austin Public Library
The Legends Mosaics will be a permanent installation
"...Here's a great reason to celebrate at Austin's boldest bastion of books!..."

Oct. 6, 2021 Arts Post by W. A. Brenner

Booking Austin's Library Future
City hopes new Central Library will be global trailblazer
"...On May 9, the physical foundations were laid for Austin Public Library's future, a seven-story, riverfront Central Library that..."

May 30, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

"Future Artifacts of Sprawl and Sting" at Georgetown Public Library
Stuart Wallace blazes his way through a wasp factory of natural assemblage
"...(where there's currently an exhibition by the faculty of Austin's Atelier Dojo), and this "Future Artifacts of Sprawl and..."

Feb. 8, 2019 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin's Active Shelf Life
Can Our Public Library Keep Up the Pace?
"...As American urbanites, we expect a public library at our disposal, just as we expect streetlights..."

Sept. 20, 1996 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Death of the Neighborhood Library?
Closure of the Southeast Branch Library is Ominous
"...illustration by Doug Potter Like any other library, Austin's Riverside Drive branch has dizzying stores of information,..."

Sept. 5, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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

The Once and Future Library
New library committed to creating community gathering space
"...feel at home in." In an early October conversation, Austin Public Library Director Brenda Branch was summarizing the goal..."

Oct. 30, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Austin @ Large: Reading the Riot Act
I want a new central library, and I want it now
"...no "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

Your Guide to Austin Museum Day
Discover Austin-area museums Sunday, Sept. 22, for free!
"...Since 1998, the Austin Museum Partnership has coordinated Austin Museum Day, a free..."

Sept. 18, 2019 Events Post

Zines on the Central Library Shelves
The city works to recognize and grow zine culture in Austin
"...I was late to explore the Central Library that opened last fall, hoping for the buzz around..."

May 4, 2018 Arts Feature by Leticia Urieta

America's Music at Austin's Libraries
Austin Public Library gets noisy for this music doc series
"...At least one of Austin's libraries is going to be a little louder than..."

March 26, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Public Notice: Break Out the Sharpies (or the Sharp Knives)
If CodeNEXT staff want community input, they need to be more transparent
"...I actually believe they intend to build a better Austin. But ......"

Nov. 13, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

West Austin Studio Tour: Recommendations
Five suggested stops along the annual Westside visual-arts tour
"...to see during the two weekends of the West Austin Studio Tour, and of course you can get the..."

May 10, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Library Rock!
The city of Austin puts music in its libraries
"...about the Bright Light Social Hour, visit your local library!” It was a throwaway line BLSH used in promo..."

July 16, 2012 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Playback: Austin Record Label Rendezvous
The Austin Record Label Flea Market bands together local imprints, while County Commissioner Sarah Eckhardt tries to scatter mass gatherings such as Levitation
"...stacked with micro record companies, enough to justify an Austin Record Label Flea Market, spinning Saturday, 5-9pm, at Mohawk...."

June 19, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

West Austin Studio Tour: The Second Weekend
Our recommendations among WEST's artist studios and galleries
"...The first weekend of the West Austin Studio Tour, starting off with a community breakfast at..."

May 18, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin on TV: The Bizarre Story of Cable Access
Web series and documentary highlight the wild heyday of Austin Public Access and its vibrant future
"...Show. Originally from North Carolina but now resident in Austin, Moore was astonished hearing a pair of Austin-native co-workers..."

Feb. 26, 2021 Screens Feature by Trace Sauveur

EAST Austin Studio Tour Run-Down
Everything you need to know to navigate EAST
"...Austin’s favorite annual, self-guided art tour is back! The 2017..."

Oct. 31, 2017 Events Post by Savannah Opre

Austin Evacuee Services Continue
The City of Austin still has about 1,500 Ike guests. Expanded services have begun.
"...1,500 evacuees were staying at five shelters in the Austin area at the Austin Convention Center (1,196), Delco Center..."

Sept. 17, 2008 Emergency Post by Kate X Messer

Public Notice: A Tale of Two PUDs
It's not too soon to aim for green space
"...this month. Along with multiple budget work sessions and public hearings, and following last week's marathon Planning and Neighborhoods..."

Aug. 28, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

ChronEvents Picks for the WEST Austin Studio Tour
Tour stops to help you get the most out of WEST
"...Now in it’s sixth year, Big Medium’s West Austin Studio Tour (WEST) features 331 participants at over 300..."

May 15, 2017 Events Post by Thomas Danh

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 Chronicle’/Fadó Adult Spelling Bee
Thursday’s bee was entertaining and slightly tinged with alcoholic determination and briefly marred by a gaffe or two.
"...was also the last word of the sixth annual Austin Chronicle/Fadó Adult Spelling Bee, Thursday, Oct. 25, and wordsmith..."

Nov. 1, 2007 Sports Post by Sofia Resnick

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