Locations

 

Reopening Plan

Austin Public Library, Recycled Reads, and Austin History Center are closed to the public during the City’s Stay Home, Work Safe Order. All book drops are closed.

Library resources available to the public include:

Library book drops will reopen and library staff will return to buildings with the conclusion of Austin’s Stay Home, Work Safe Order in accordance with health and safety guidelines.

  • Book drops at all Library locations are open (branches closed for renovation - Yarborough and Pleasant Hill - are not available for book return)
  • Books will be collected and quarantined for 72 hours

The Library will provide curbside service at select locations, beginning with CentralCarver, Hampton Branch at Oak HillManchaca, MilwoodNorth Village, Old QuarryRuizSpicewood Springs, University Hills and Windsor Park. Locations will be added as health and safety precautions allow.

Spicewood Springs Branch CLOSED Tuesday, October 13 through Friday, October 30 for early voting. The book drop will remain open, curbside holds pickup will not be available.

  • Austin Central Library
    Mon & Wed                 10 AM – 6 PM
    Tues & Thurs              10 AM – 8 PM
    Fri                                10 AM – 6 PM
  • Carver, North Village, Windsor Park and Manchaca Road Branch
    Mon & Wed                  12 Noon – 8 PM
    Tues, Thurs & Fri         10 AM – 6 PM
  • Milwood, Ruiz, Old Quarry, University Hills and Hampton Branch at Oak Hill
    Mon & Wed                 10 AM – 6 PM
    Tues & Thurs               12 Noon – 8 PM
    Fri                                10 AM – 6 PM
  • Book drops at most Library locations are now open. (except Southeast, Cepeda, Little Walnut Creek, Terrazas, Yarborough and Pleasant Hill)
  • RETURNED ITEMS WILL BE QUARANTINED and may remain on your account for UP TO 10 DAYS before they are checked in. Items will not be charged fines while in quarantine. Thank you for your patience.
  • Visit the Curbside Hold Pickup Service page for details
  • Sign up for a Library Card / eCard or renew your account here.

How Curbside Service Works from Austin Public Library on Vimeo.

Library locations will open with limited customer access. Health and safety guidelines will determine opening date and access levels.

The Library will resume full-service levels at all locations. Health and safety guidelines will determine opening date and access levels.

General Information

Library Locations

Central Library

512-974-7400
Open for curbside service; call 512-974-7404 upon arrival for curbside
Mon & Wed 10 AM - 6 PM
Tues & Thurs 10 AM - 8 PM
Fri 10 AM - 6 PM

Austin History Center

512-974-7480
Monday - Friday 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday, Sunday Closed

Carver Branch

512-974-1010
Open for curbside service; drive-up book drop available
Mon & Wed 12 Noon – 8 PM
Tues, Thurs & Fri 10 AM – 6 PM

Cepeda Branch

512-974-7372
Location closed; book drop temporarily closed due to maintenance

Hampton Branch at Oak Hill

512-974-9900
Open for curbside service; drive-up book drop available
Mon & Wed 10 AM - 6 PM
Tues & Thurs 12 Noon - 8 PM
Fri 10 AM - 6 PM

Howson Branch

512-974-8800
Location closed; book drops open

Little Walnut Creek Branch

512-974-9860
Library location and book drop closed.
Free COVID-19 Neighborhood Testing
Sign up online for an appointment
or call the Austin Public Health medical hotline at 512-972-5560.
Mondays 9 AM - 1 PM
Wednesdays 3 PM - 7 PM
Fridays 9 AM - 1 PM

Manchaca Road Branch

512-974-8700
Open for curbside service
Mon & Wed 12 Noon – 8 PM
Tues, Thurs & Fri 10 AM – 6 PM

Milwood Branch

512-974-9880
Open for curbside service; drive-up book drop available
Mon & Wed 10 AM - 6 PM
Tues & Thurs 12 Noon - 8 PM
Fri 10 AM - 6 PM

Mobile Library

Check our events for current outreach location dates and times!

North Village Branch

512-974-9960
Open for curbside service; drive-up book drop available
Mon & Wed 12 Noon – 8 PM
Tues, Thurs & Fri 10 AM – 6 PM

Old Quarry Branch

512-974-8860
Open for curbside service
Mon & Wed 10 AM - 6 PM
Tues & Thurs 12 Noon - 8 PM
Fri 10 AM - 6 PM

Pleasant Hill Branch

512-974-3940

Pleasant Hill Branch is closed for renovations.

Ruiz Branch

512-974-7500
Open for curbside service; drive-up book drop available
Mon & Wed 10 AM - 6 PM
Tues & Thurs 12 Noon - 8 PM
Fri 10 AM - 6 PM

St. John Branch

512-974-7570
Location closed; book drops open; drive-up book drop available

Southeast Branch

512-974-8840
Library location and book drop closed.
Free COVID-19 Neighborhood Testing
Sign up online for an appointment
or call the Austin Public Health medical hotline at 512-972-5560.
Mondays 9 AM - 1 PM
Wednesdays 3 PM - 7 PM
Fridays 9 AM - 1 PM

Spicewood Springs Branch

512-974-3800
Spicewood Springs Branch CLOSED
Tuesday, October 13 through
Friday, October 30 for early voting.

Terrazas Branch

512-974-3625
Library location and book drop closed.
Downtown Austin Community Court (DACC) temporary location
512-974-4879
Monday through Friday 8 AM – 5 PM

Twin Oaks Branch

512-974-9980
Location closed; book drops open; drive-up book drop available

University Hills Branch

512-974-9940
Open for curbside service
Mon & Wed 10 AM - 6 PM
Tues & Thurs 12 Noon - 8 PM
Fri 10 AM - 6 PM

Willie Mae Kirk Branch

512-974-9920
Location closed; book drops open; drive-up book drop available

Windsor Park Branch

512-974-9840
Open for curbside service; drive-up book drop available
Mon & Wed 12 Noon – 8 PM
Tues, Thurs & Fri 10 AM – 6 PM

Yarborough Branch

512-974-8820

Yarborough Branch is closed for renovations.