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The #CentralLibrary Gift Shop is featuring a book detailing Dorothy Porter Wesley’s legacy in creating the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center – an archive instrumental in preserving #AfricanAmerican history.
RT @LibFoundATX: Is there a prospective college student in your family? Come by @AustinPublicLib's College Planning Workshop, where an admi…
RT @LoneStarLit: 2day 7:30pm @AustinPublicLib-Terrazas: @Chicon_St_Poets presents Aural Literature featuring @theesunny and Maryan Nagy Cap…
RT @LynGraft: Social Media Week Austin 2020 begins at the @AustinPublicLib. What a venue #SMWATX
RT @rxweeks: Hanging out with my 📚 friends from @MCPLMO. @AustinPublicLib #pla2020
The Office of Design and Delivery is looking for customers that have visited the #CentralLibrary. Participants that fit the study criteria and complete the study may be eligible to receive a gift card. Sign up for a feedback session here:….
We're proud to be listed in @BookRiot's Austin Literary Tourism feature, along with @MalvernBooksTX, @AustinPublicLib, @ransomcenter, @dlairaustin, the Austin Bookstore Crawl, & many more! Let's keep Austin reading, y'all:…
Thanks to @BookRiot for mentioning us (and so many of our bookish friends, like @BookPeople and @AustinPublicLib!) in this piece about literary tourism in Austin!
Volunteer with us! See available opportunities here: Are you looking to help vulnerable populations? Check out the community navigation volunteer role.
RT @LibFoundATX: At your @AustinPublicLib Central on April 29! We can’t wait! Free tix & tacos available soon! 💕🌮💕…
RT @carrie_gits: Thanks @AustinPublicLib for the opportunity to present on the role of public libraries and librarians in open educational…
Carrie & Hannah are here with @accdistrict & @UTAustin teaching us about open editing resources (OER).
The deadline to submit proposals for consideration is Sunday at midnight. Learn more here: #artexhibit #photography #artshow #artgallery
& now... taco journalist Mando Rayo with @UnitedTacosUSA
Thanks to Austin Rhythm & Drum for joing us. #morethanbooks
Another session showed us the beauty of Chinese Dance.
Staff Development Day 2020 #AustinPublicLibrary
teaching staff proper bike maintenance
Director Weeks (@rxweeks) with members of the Austin Youth Council. #morethanbooks
All Austin Public Library locations will be closed Friday, February 21 for Staff Development Day. 📸credit: Instagram user abmorphis.
Available with your library card: Brainfuse. Brainfuse provides online tutoring for adult learners and students in grades K-12. Tutors are available every day from 2-11 p.m. Learn more and try it here:… #tutoring #learn
We ❤️️ our customers! After her son died, Betty set up a memorial fund in his honor. From this fund, she was able to help start a library at a school in Reynosa, Mexico. She bought many of the children's books at @recycledreadstx.
Night Crafters at the #ManchacaRoadBranch meets today. Today's craft is embroidery in celebration of #NationalEmbroideryMonth! Can't make it? See when Night Crafters is taking place again here: #embroideryart #embroideryhoop
RT @AndreaHoudek: Austin Public Library is here today sharing African culture with our students through music,movement, and stories. ⁦@Aust…
RT @JHoustonElem: Thank you @AustinPublicLib for sharing African culture with our students through music,movement, and stories (Echoes of A…
RT @Chicon_St_Poets: See Maryan Nagy Captan at February’s Aural Literature reading 7:30 PM, 02.26.20 at Terrazas branch of @AustinPublicLib
RT @LibFoundATX: Please Note: The Central Library & all @AustinPublicLib branches will be closed Friday 2/21 for staff development. But our…
RT @LibFoundATX: Herb your enthusiasm! 🌱 Learn to create a tin can herb garden to spruce up your kitchen counter or windowsill! 🌷 Drop by @…
Each month we focus on a different #craft. Guests will learn the basics – all the ins and outs; then they’ll be free to let loose. Come learn with us! See times and locations here: #crafting #craftingideas #crafttime
The deadline to submit proposals for consideration is next Sunday! Learn more here: #artexhibit #photography #artshow #artgallery
Looking for love this Valentines Day? Try a blind date with a book! The Spicewood Springs Branch can pair you with a literary blind date, so get ready to fall in love with your new favorite book! #happyvalentinesday #vday #valentines2020
Celebrate Black History Month at Austin Public Library. Click here to see a full list of events:… #blackculture #africanamerican
RT @IrelandCGAustin: Born in Cork, Ireland, Mother Jones became an labor activist and campaigner after the Great Fire of Chicago. Join us…
Get help landing your next #job. See a list of free events to help with your search here: #jobhelp #newjob #careermoves #work #jobs
Celebrate Black History Month at Austin Public Library. Click here to see a full list of events:… #blackculture #africanamerican
Master Wayne Key of Austin Kula Karate will be hosting a series of workshops on self-defense starting Feb. 8 at the #HowsonBranch. Learn more here: #karate #selfdefense #martialarts
RT @SmallBizAustin: Join us on 2/13 for our BizAid Business Orientation at Ruiz Branch (@AustinPublicLib) for an overview of helpful resour…
The Commission on Seniors is seeking feedback from older adults in our community. The feedback collected from this survey will help shape the commission's recommendations for the City of Austin's upcoming budget. Click here to take the survey:
This month at the library - #crafting, #dancing and #dating?! See the full list of events celebrating Valentine's Day here: #ValentinesDay #ValentinesCrafts
Selections will be made by impartial juries comprised of local #artists, curators, educators and community leaders. Submit your proposal here: #artexhibit #photography #artshow #artgallery
Did you know that you must be 18 to cast your ballot, but only 17 and 10 months old to register to vote? Resources available here: #Texas #voting #shapeyourstory
RT @IrelandCGAustin: Happy #StBrigidsDay! We are delighted to announce a very special event at @AustinPublicLib on Feb. 15 at 10:30am to ce…
Learn how to preserve family photos, organize the best family reunion, create a family locket and more! Celebrate Black History Month at Austin Public Library. Click here to see a full list of events:… #blackculture #africanamerican
The Puzzlepalooza Puzzle Competition on February 7 at #TwinOaks Branch is sold out. However, you can still join us to swap your #jigsawpuzzle or for a jigsaw-puzzle #craft. Get the details here:
Artist Matt Stawicki will be teaching stamp carving this Saturday at the Howson Branch from 12-1 p.m. #art #printmaking #artprints #linoprint #screenprinting
View the full agenda for Growing Your Roots 2020 and register here: 📸: [Emancipation Day Celebration band], June 19, 1900, PICA 05481, #AustinHistoryCenter. #genealogyconference #AfricanAmericanHistory #GrowingYourRoots2020
RT @LibFoundATX: Austin loves @carmenmmachado & In the Dream House! So exciting to see a full house at @AustinPublicLib for this incredible…
RT @TSLAC: Interested in receiving $1,000, marketing support, technical guidance, and advocacy tools from @ALA_PLA + Grow with @Google to s…
RT @NECHSLibrary: Join us and @AustinPublicLib every Wednesday during February for Lit FITs!
RT @LibFoundATX: Grab your free tickets for this thought-provoking screening & conversation THURS night at @AustinPublicLib Central! Tix vi…
RT @clovehanna: Cool display at the Ruiz Branch of @AustinPublicLib. You can read the last decade - in English or in Spanish! @ Ruiz Branch…
#NightCrafters at Central meets today. Today's craft is a mini-watercolor palette and galaxy postcard. Can't make it? See when Night Crafters is taking place again here: #crafting #crafttime #craftingideas
Join us on Jan. 30 for the opening reception of Our Community, Our Voice: Photographs from The Villager Newspaper, which also kicks off the inaugural #AfricanAmerican #Genealogy Conference, Growing Your Roots: #growingyourroots2020
In his lecture, the closing keynote of the #GrowingYourRoots2020 Conference, artist Kris Graves will discuss the process of making his portraits and ideas of representation and inequality. View the full conference agenda here:
Say hi to Azul! Azul works alongside #TwinOaksBranch youth librarian Micaela. Besides coming to work and sitting through storytime like a champ, Azul provides alerts to medical events so Micaela can keep working. #servicedog #workingdog
Don't forget to grab your ticket! Details here: #history #VR #virtualreality #genealogy #crafts #APLAfterDark
Learn about genealogy research, celebrate your favorite historical figures, enjoy crafts from different time periods, experience history-themed virtual reality, and more! Purchase tickets here: #history #VR #virtualreality #genealogy #crafts #APLAfterDark
What's your 2020 reading goal? #reading #books #goals
Join @libraryfoundationatx for a fun, educational, time-bending evening inside the #CentralLibrary after closing time! #APLAfterDark celebrates eras of the past and future. Learn more here: #history #VR #virtualreality #genealogy #crafts
It's #LibraryShelfie Day! Share your shelfie in the comments below or by tagging your picture with the hashtag #APLAmbassador. Library Shelfie Day was started by the New York Public Library in 2014. It's celebrated the fourth Wednesday of January.
Stop by the #CentralLibrary Gift Shop to browse a richly-scented selection of body crèmes, lip balms, and bath bombs by local vendor, Latika. #aplgiftshop #shoplocal #cleaningredients #familyrunbusiness #selfcare #vendorspotlight
RT @Chicon_St_Poets: See Gabrielle Grace Hogan @gabrielleghogan at January’s Aural Literature reading 7:30 PM, 01.29.20 at Terrazas branch…
RT @GAHCC: Your @GAHCC is a proud @Google Partner and is attending #GrowwithGoogle sessions today at @AustinPublicLib to bring digital skil…
RT @TSLAC_Director: @TSLAC is pleased to partner with @Google @ALALibrary and the @AustinPublicLib to present Grow with Google in Austin. T…
RT @downtownbudatx: We're excited to be representing #budatx at the #growwithgoogle #texas partner event today!
RT @GAHCC: #GrowWithGoogle is starting off now at the @AustinPublicLib! The GAHCC is delighted to be here supporting our friends and member…
Today's the day! Join us from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Central Library to grow your skills, career or business. Register for the free event here: #GrowwithGoogle #Texas
Don't forget to take advantage of this opportunity. Register for the free event here: #GrowwithGoogle #Texas
We’re proud to partner with @Google and welcome #GrowWithGoogle to #Texas! Join us tomorrow, Jan. 21, at the Central Library to grow your skills, career or business. Register for the free event here:
On January 22, the #CentralLibrary will display a new mural honoring beloved musician and #artist #DanielJohnston. Learn more here:
Don't miss the opportunity to exhibit your work. Apply here: #artexhibit #photography #artshow #artgallery
All APL locations will be closed on Sun., Jan. 19, and Mon., Jan. 20, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday. 📸: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Austin American-Statesman photo collection, image: AS-68-59918-03 photo by Mike McKinney
RT @LibFoundATX: Our first #APLAfterDark of 2020! Join us after hours at @AustinPublicLib on Friday to celebrate the past & step boldly int…
Just a quick reminder that we're hosting a delicious cooking demonstration today at the Howston Branch at 2 p.m.
RT @rxweeks: Members of the @AustinPlayhouse stopped by the @AustinPublicLib to give us a snippet of the play Tiny Beautiful Things based o…
Too comfy to leave the house? Try Libby the one-tap #eBook and audio app! #morethanbooks #audiobooks #booklover
If you are interested in #bulletjournaling, #CarverBranch will be having a #bulletjournal social on Saturday, January 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. Come join the fun! Free journals and refreshments will be provided. #journaling #notebooktherapy #bulletjournalinspiration #journallove
Get help landing your next #job. See a list of free events to help with your search here: #jobhelp #newjob #careermoves #work #jobs
RT @rxweeks: It’s great to have some of Houston Elementary School students at @AustinPublicLib today. Thanks for coming and we look forward…
In celebration of Chinese New Year, our staff members Hui-Ying and Jane will be teaching how to make vegetarian and meat dumplings: See you there!
Create or freshen up your resume today from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Manchaca Road Branch. Learn more here: #resumewriting #careercounseling
On display through Feb. 29, the Testament Project is an exploration and re-conception of the contemporary black experience in America. Learn more here: #AfricanAmericanHistory #blackculture #KrisGraves #TestamentProject #photography #art
RT @BlantonArt1: Creating art inspired by @SusanScafati ! @AISDVisualArt @FineArtsAISD @ContemporaryATX @AustinPublicLib @BlantonElem https…
RT @austinpcc: Today from 3pm - 6pm, People's will have an Austin Library table available for patients in the 2nd floor lobby. Come learn a…
#Artists, collectives and curators, it's time to apply for a spot in our 2021 gallery lineup. See the exhibit requirements and apply here: #artexhibit #photography #artshow #artgallery
Have you spotted the new sign at Seaholm Station? Our friends at @CapMetroATX updated the station and their trip planner to more prominently include the Central Library!
Due to the potential for severe weather and strong damaging winds, all Austin Public Library locations will be closing today, January 10, at 4 p.m.
RT @LibFoundATX: We are honored to commemorate the life & work of beloved musician & artist Daniel Johnston by commissioning a new mural at…
A collection of sketches by beloved musician and artist #DanielJohnston's is on display in the #CentralLibrary's Living Room gallery on the sixth floor. A new mural honoring him will be on display soon. Read more:
Happening today at the #SpicewoodSpringsBranch: #puzzles #jigsawpuzzles #puzzleswap
We’re proud to partner with @Google and welcome #GrowWithGoogle to #Texas! Join us at the Central Library to grow your skills, career or business on January 21. Register for the free event here:
Kris Graves is a photographer and publisher based in New York and London. #AfricanAmericanHistory #blackculture #KrisGraves #TestamentProject #photography #art
RT @rxweeks: Library lovers and supporters! Thank you @LibFoundATX ! @AustinPublicLib @susanorlean
Happening today at the #HowsonBranch! Learn more here:
Calling all #jigsaw puzzle lovers! Tired of completing the same #puzzle over and over again? Come on in, help us work a puzzle and make a trade. Check times and locations here: #jigsawpuzzles #puzzles #puzzleswap
RT @rxweeks: If that’s not enough, please stop by your neighborhood library. We would love to have you.…
Our Annual Winter #GamingTournament is taking place this Sunday. We'll have our last #MarioKart 8 Deluxe seed tournament at noon at the #CentralLibrary. Then at 2 p.m., we'll have the Grand Championship. Learn more here:
Come work with us! Browse open positions #newjob #careermoves #work #jobs #libraryjobs #libjobs
The conference will feature a variety of speakers, panel sessions, workshops, exhibitions, tours and networking opportunities for #genealogy professionals, scholars and novice enthusiasts. Register and see the agenda here:
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