About the Library



The Austin Public Library system is part of the City of Austin and includes:

Austin is known worldwide for its thriving art, music and film scenes; its abundant parks and green spaces; and its love affair with the breakfast taco. The Austin Public Library celebrates these elements of our local culture by providing you with access to books, technology, information and experiences

We work hard to engage residents from all walks of life in learning, interacting and growing together in safe and respectful environments – free and open to all in accordance with the American Library Association's Library Bill of Rights.

Together, we make Austin Austin and we Keep Austin Reading. Join us in keeping Austin Public Library vibrant and contribute to making Austin the most livable city in the country.