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¿Necesita instrucciones para hacer una mascarilla de forma fácil y rápida? Aquí le decimos cómo siguiendo las instrucciones proporcionadas por el New York times. #COVID19 #salud #prevencion https://t.co/DcKFVOcos0
RT @austintexasgov: Getting tested for #COVID19 empowers you to protect your family and community. 👏 👉 More information: https://t.co/Yucw…
RT @MeghanDavisVT: Happy Friday! @smartlibraries has another exciting #library #webinar planned. We're focusing on #leadership as we chat w…
Keep up with news from Texas titles like the @statesman, @HoustonChron, @ExpressNews and @startelegram. All available with your #librarycard. Learn how: bit.ly/3abWYBQ. #reading #readingtime #alwaysreading #morethanbooks https://t.co/pUzKEaHOii
Did you know you can learn over 70 world languages with your library card? Check out Mango Languages and start learning today: bit.ly/2VW21A8 #languagelearning https://t.co/NVnrJrpEFn
Speak to a #referencelibrarian during the closure Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 512-974-7400 or here: bit.ly/3dJz3f7. #library #AskALibrarian #librarylife https://t.co/w6WpoKkobY
Join us for a quick #singalong! This is a favorite from French #storytime. #operationstorytime #learnlanguages https://t.co/osji3xQQb5
¿Necesita ayuda para mejorar su resumé, cartas de presentación o le gustaría aprender cómo prepararse mejor para una entrevista de trabajo? Esa información y más puede encontrar en nuestro portal de empleo. ¡Estamos para servirles! library.austintexas.libguides.com/empleo https://t.co/TsnmC9Wt7p
The Central Library will be closed Thursday, July 9, and Friday, July 10. https://t.co/AZYgHVyuFR
Prior to the shelter-in-place orders, our team was hard at work planning several large events for our community. Here are some of the centerpieces we had planned for Pride Prom. #pride #diycrafts #bookfolding #papercreations https://t.co/pkpGuVQ7CU
RT @AusPublicHealth: Don’t delay or avoid lifesaving emergency care out of fear of contracting #COVID19. ERs + clinics are among the safest…
RT @AusPublicHealth: #WIC continues to provide food benefits to our community.🍎 Stay up-to-date with the latest WIC info: ✔️ Join our “ATX…
RT @austintexasgov: Large brush + bulk collections from Austin Resource Recovery will be suspended until further notice beginning July 27.…
RT @austintexasgov: The Recycle & Reuse Drop-off Center will close until further notice after July 3, 2020. Residents can continue to sched…
RT @austintexasgov: Is your nonprofit or faith-based organization needing community-wide support due to #COVID19? Find find safe + effecti…
RT @austintexasgov: When swimming or playing near water, BE SAFE + AVOID INJURY with these simple tips... 📣Stay alert—make sure you’re alw…
RT @bauwaves: Very stoked to have 'u r everything' included on the @AustinPublicLib Electric Lady Bird streaming site. Also stoked to disco…
Through July 12, the #audiobook and #ebook of The Hate U Give by @AngieCThomas is immediately available from @OverDriveLibs & @meetLibby. No holds, no waiting. Check it out and listen today: bit.ly/3fV5S9h #ownvoices https://t.co/X7XoHmPwbT
Through July 15, the #audiobook of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander, is immediately available from @OverDriveLibs & @meetLibby. No holds, no waiting. Check it out and listen today: bit.ly/3fyfsOS. #ownvoices https://t.co/3YLdjSw1yx
Read papers from Seguin to San Francisco, Denton to Dayton and Waco to Kalamazoo! All with your library card: bit.ly/3abWYBQ. #reading #readingtime #alwaysreading #morethanbooks https://t.co/aaySC83l8X
These titles are available to customers without waitlist or holds for a limited time. The titles included are intended to help customers read, listen, learn and grow as they expand their knowledge of race relations. #ownvoices #librariestransform https://t.co/dBZpLJX4sF
The North Village Branch will be closed Monday, July 6. https://t.co/foeUgWtS7z
Happy #IndependenceDay, y’all. PICA-25936, #AustinHistoryCenter #july4th https://t.co/u8IO7TSNrg
Get daily news with your APL card and password: bit.ly/3abWYBQ. #reading #readingtime #alwaysreading #morethanbooks https://t.co/cccgPFGiw1
All Austin Public Library locations are closed today in observance of Fourth of July. https://t.co/cSYAs6rMxi
You can use our virtual library 24/7. Check out a variety of ebooks, audiobooks, movies and music from our collection: library.austintexas.gov/virtual. https://t.co/UJhs7L4zHf
Effective Monday, July 6, we will be discontinuing #curbside service at the #SoutheastBranch. The book drop will remain open. Reserves currently being held there will be sent to the #RuizBranch. https://t.co/eS4SjPrjVU
RT @Dlonzo: For all you budding authors and writers. Check out the APL indie authors project. #APLambassador
RT @technicolorhrtz: Our album Rebirth is now in the Austin Public Library Electric Lady Bird collection & available to stream on their sit…
Fido Katt advocates curling up with books and eBooks. Check out our #virtuallibrary: library.austintexas.gov/virtual https://t.co/XUA07m0KkZ
Kick-off your job search with a professional email address. Ready for the next step? Visit our job portal: bit.ly/2APtugd. #jobsearch #hiring #jobcoaching #careergrowth #careerdevelopment https://t.co/oKX0QeFKW8
RT @Devas_T: Oops! I thought I was sharing this before, but I did not! So, I get to thank them again . . . Thank you to The Library Foundat…
RT @soontornvat: So honored to have A WISH ON THE DARK on the #MayorsBookClub list along with Austin authors like @acuevaswrites @BethanyHe…
RT @MovingPanoramas: Thanks so much to the @AustinPublicLib for including us in their #electricladybird collection! In some good company he…
RT @Desertsofmars: Some cool news! We are officially on the @AustinPublicLib’s Electric Lady Bird Streaming service!!! If you are looking t…
RT @Chojinlocke: My band @Desertsofmars is now on @AustinPublicLib ‘s Electric Lady Bird Streaming Service!! This is way cool and we’re pr…
Hey indie writers! Through the Indie Author Project, you can submit your eBook directly to our library. If selected, your book will be included in our collection. It only takes five minutes to submit your book, do it here: bit.ly/31sdvzP. https://t.co/lFXVxHAE0Y
RT @LibFoundATX: The Library Foundation, along with @AustinPublicLib & the Mayor’s Office, is excited to announce the Mayor’s Book Club Rea…
RT @BootsCollins: Honored to be a part of this. Love you Austin Music Community! @AustinPublicLib #electricladybird https://t.co/36PZz95bf…
Our reference librarians share their favorite titles available on hoopla and Kanopy, which are all available on-demand - no holds ever! Check out the list here: bit.ly/2QAfUlV. #digitalresources #VirtualLibrary #booksconnectus https://t.co/6PDZOC95x2
Adults, you're invited to participate in our #summerreading program, too: library.austintexas.gov/srp/adult! #Upcycle any colorful materials you can find around your house to create the rainbow flag or another #prideflag. Tag your work #AustinPublicLibrary! https://t.co/DiT3GRMLYf
RT @AusPublicHealth: Due to increased demand for #COVID19 testing, we're now prioritizing those who are symptomatic, in a congregate settin…
RT @austintexasgov: Check out this week’s CityView At Home! 😷#COVID19 precautions 💧Blue-green algae information 👕Free clothing + housewares…
With Hoopla, you never have to wait for a hold. Download the app to start reading or listening to your favorite books now! library.austintexas.gov/database/hoopla https://t.co/k1cH2FGY2L
The Spicewood Springs Road Branch will be closed Tuesday, June 30. We apologize for the inconvenience. https://t.co/5TWEpDcbxQ
On this edition of Boredom Busters, learn about the world's biggest spider; discover the science behind Spiderman's webs, and swing over to Hoopla to read Spiderman graphic novels: bit.ly/2UZAkpX https://t.co/8DdmRFfFn1
We apologize for the inconvenience. https://t.co/II3WEgKs8n
RT @austintexasgov: It’s more important than ever to know what our City should prioritize in the next FY #ATXBudget. 👉 Visit https://t.co/…
Learn how to make a #polymerclay key ring and hoop earrings, and show us your work! #crafts #clayart #APLPlus https://t.co/SivHJN7mTc
RT @austintexasgov: Austin Resource Recovery is now offering at-home pickup of clothing + housewares to all customers, at no extra cost, in…
You can still speak to a #referencelibrarian. During the closure, we are available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 512-974-7400 or here: bit.ly/3dJz3f7. #library #AskALibrarian #librarylife https://t.co/MnPmyoRkdm
Our team has assembled resources to help our customers learn more about financial assistance available due to COVID-19. Learn more about stimulus payments, the CARES Act and how to avoid scams related to COVID-19 payments here: bit.ly/3apGfu4. https://t.co/pqbrXOopSU
RT @austintexasgov: Have you fully recovered from #COVID19? Donate your plasma to @WeAreBlood + help treat patients currently fighting the…
Learn more about the history of race and racism in America by reading #Stamped by @JasonReynolds83 and @DrIbram. Check its availability: bit.ly/2SH6syc. #teennonfiction #bookrecs #2020reads #youngadultbooks https://t.co/2MIow8Zlfh
RT @AusPublicHealth: Mosquito season is upon us! As of June 2, we have not received any positive pools of mosquitoes with arboviruses, such…
¡Durante el cierre, seguimos disponibles! Si gusta hablar con un bibliotecario, estamos disponible de lunes a viernes de 10 a.m. a 6 p.m. por teléfono al 512-974-7400 o aquí: bit.ly/2vsaMsA https://t.co/6loZfgsD9N
You can still speak to a #referencelibrarian. During the closure, we are available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 512-974-7400 or here: bit.ly/3dJz3f7. #library #AskALibrarian #librarylife https://t.co/9RYGrkyhCd
RT @econvitalityATX: Take a virtual field trip to Carlsbad Caverns, the Louvre, the International Space Station and more from your couch!…
RT @traceybradnan: An excellent and empowering book at the intersection of black, female, and queer >> BEYONCÉ IN FORMATION: REMIXING BLACK…
RT @busybeeanalee: #ICYMI: @AustinPublicLib is offering curbside services at select locations! Our fam checked these gems out & it was easy…
Take a trip to the San Diego Zoo, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the Houston Zoo or the Atlanta Zoo from the comfort of your couch: bit.ly/2TYfl7o. https://t.co/G7UiuzbA0H
Yes, you can still get a library card! Click here to apply for an eCard: bit.ly/3b4bxao. Expired library card? Apply to renew it here: bit.ly/2Wlzrdz. #VirtualLibrary #DigitalResources https://t.co/iAyEspeIHE
¡Aunque no pueda visitarnos, la biblioteca sigue aquí para usted! Le invitamos a utilizar la Biblioteca Virtual que puede acceder las 24 horas, los 7 días de la semana desde la comodidad de su casa. Entre aquí: bit.ly/3e1UND2 https://t.co/ag0NVm925a
Si quiere aprender más sobre el COVID-19, los cuidados para mantenerse saludable, servicios sociales que ofrecen ayuda y ayuda financiera, visite la guía de información que los bibliotecarios han recopilado para usted: bit.ly/3aCEbPj https://t.co/EuC9e0ecTi
We are proud to offer these diverse reading recommendations in celebration of #PrideMonth: bit.ly/3dVuNZx. All the books suggested are available as eBooks or eAudiobooks through our Virtual Library! #prideflags #loveislove https://t.co/N3EBjy4cr7
Available with your #librarycard: magazines! Click here to review our selection: bit.ly/2P9XR5f. #reading #readingtime #alwaysreading #morethanbooks https://t.co/dgAD7mkYe0
Looking for another good book, but having trouble narrowing it down? Let us tailor a list to your interests. Please note that while the library remains closed, we will only recommend titles that are available through the #VirtualLibrary: bit.ly/2UdRKP8. #digitalresources https://t.co/gPa4aiZ5xi
RT @AusPublicHealth: Join the Austin Refugee Roundtable in celebration of World Refugee Day to learn more about refugees + participate in c…
RT @AusPublicHealth: You can now call our nursing hotline to complete the #COVID19 testing form + schedule a free test! 📲 Call 512-972-556…
RT @AusPublicHealth: Resources: 👉Get scheduled for a no-cost, drive-thru #COVID19 test: COVID19.AustinTexas.gov 👉@CommUnityCare has a #COV…
Has your garden produced more seeds than you need? Keep the spirit and the seedlings alive with a donation to our seed library. Learn more about this joint project with the Central Texas Seed Savers: bit.ly/2Vx8Qbx. #sustainabilty https://t.co/X7Yz4389dO
Our #seed library is currently closed, but don't let that keep you from harvesting your #seeds. Here's a quick guide for newbies. #sustainability #thinkgreen #gardening https://t.co/YD2SG1Rbfq
¿Están listos para cantar con nosotros? Cantemos una linda canción con Melissa una de nuestras bibliotecarias #infantiles para aprender sobre nuestras manitas y nuestros deditos. #niñosencasa #actividadesinfantiles #singalong #operationstorytime https://t.co/QsCO8x2HEA
RT @austintexasgov: Thank you @CapitolViewArts and @AtxJustice for your #BlackAustinMatters mural on Congress Ave. 👏 We share your commitm…
For the next 30 days, the #audiobook of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander, is immediately available from @OverDriveLibs & @meetLibby. No holds, no waiting. Check it out and listen today: bit.ly/3fyfsOS. #ownvoices https://t.co/OtzaZHEURV
We are proud to offer these diverse reading recommendations in celebration of #PrideMonth: bit.ly/3dVuNZx. All the books suggested are available as eBooks or eAudiobooks through our Virtual Library! #prideflags #loveislove #transpride https://t.co/TxRiPXcMQN
RT @austintexasgov: It’s more important than ever to know what our City should prioritize in the next FY budget. Visit https://t.co/iGKtc…
RT @austintexasgov: This week's CityView shares how the Eating Apart Together (EAT) Initiative has distributed 100,000+ meals to people exp…
RT @austintexasgov: A community not counted in the #2020Census means a loss of political power, billions of dollars in federal funding, + a…
RT @austintexasgov: Austin-Travis County has modified + extended Orders to help #SlowTheSpread of #COVID19 through Aug 15. When in public:…
We are proud to offer these diverse reading recommendations in celebration of #PrideMonth: bit.ly/3dVuNZx. All the books suggested are available as eBooks or eAudiobooks through our Virtual Library! #prideflags #loveislove #intersexpride https://t.co/WPpZZYdsEr
Today is the deadline to register to vote ahead of the July 14 election. Your application must be received in the Voter Registrar's office or postmarked at least 30* days before an election for you to be eligible to #vote in that election. Learn more: bit.ly/37x4iqT. https://t.co/VpKM7W39cq
We are proud to offer these diverse reading recommendations in celebration of #PrideMonth: bit.ly/3dVuNZx. All the books suggested are available as eBooks or eAudiobooks through our Virtual Library! #prideflags #loveislove #nbpride https://t.co/HQvAZgkNQe
We have heard from a lot of you, and we want to tell you, we miss you too! https://t.co/1bRvZhl51O
We are proud to offer these diverse reading recommendations in celebration of #PrideMonth: bit.ly/3dVuNZx. All the books suggested are available as eBooks or eAudiobooks through our Virtual Library! #prideflags #loveislove #acepride https://t.co/CScd9qKBnj
RT @AusPublicHealth: 📢Tomorrow! Join us on our Facebook page at 10 a.m. for an interactive Facebook Live convo to collaborate on + identify…
RT @AusPublicHealth: Due to increased demand for #COVID19 testing, we will increase capacity at our drive-thru testing site starting tomorr…
¿Tiene ganas de leer pero no sabe qué? Aquí le compartimos una lista con libros electrónicos de varios temas que le pueden ser de interés: bit.ly/3fs8s76 https://t.co/yxvJIX6JG2
We are proud to offer these diverse reading recommendations in celebration of #PrideMonth: bit.ly/3dVuNZx. All the books suggested are available as eBooks or eAudiobooks through our Virtual Library! #prideflags #loveislove https://t.co/5dGiaM125o
RT @AusPublicHealth: If your child attends summer camp or child care, keep these #COVID19 health + safety tips in mind: 🌡️Screen yourself…
RT @ATX_311: This year, @AustinPublicLib can't celebrate summer with you in person, but you can quest together June-Aug using your imaginat…
Escape the quarantine blues and dive into a digital summer! Get inspired with reading challenges, craft ideas, new video content and more at library.austintexas.gov/srp/teen. #AustinReads #APLTeens #austinsummerreading https://t.co/JdH0R0yoqJ
This year, we can't celebrate summer with you in person (yet), but we can quest together June through August using our imaginations right here online! Get started by browsing our quests at austinsummerreading.org. https://t.co/ZXM62xQh2A
Let's Talk About... Race: A reading list for those looking to understand and improve: bit.ly/2MpWhuf. If you're looking to initiate a conversation with young readers, take a look at these resources: bit.ly/2MnZdHO. https://t.co/d6tsQY6pbF
RT @austintexasgov: It’s more important than ever to know what our City should prioritize in the next FY budget. Visit https://t.co/iGKtc…
Read or listen to KUT Austin's interview with kYmberly Keeton, archivist of African American History at the #AustinHistoryCenter: bit.ly/3cDn4xG. https://t.co/evNw0QVOvJ
We condemn this violence and the microaggressions faced by people in our community and across the city on a daily basis.
We reject any actions that degrade or destroy the human spirit. We stand in solidarity with our community against systemic racism, oppression, and injustice. Read the full statement from Director of Libraries @rxweeks: bit.ly/2Uavq9Q
The Austin Public Library (APL) shares the nation’s anger, sadness, and frustration over the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and the epidemic of violent acts perpetrated against Blacks and people of color across our nation.
Let's Talk About... Race: A reading list for those looking to understand and improve: bit.ly/2MpWhuf. If you're looking to initiate a conversation with young readers, take a look at these resources: bit.ly/2MnZdHO. https://t.co/KJJclsDUof
 
 
 
 
 
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