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Summer at Austin Public Library

Find summer events and earn prizes with 600 minutes of reading and 3 activity badges!

Read this Summer

The People’s Gallery at Austin City Hall - Call for Artists

Application Deadline: 11:59 P.M., Sunday, June 30, 2024!

See details!

Literature Live! Presents: Chicken BIG!

See this amazing puppet show at a Library branch near you!

See the Show

VOLUMES Season 3

Listen to Season 3 of APL Volumes! Hosted by Genn Mehalik, our “Book Banter” season will dig into wild but true backstories of books, their authors, and the threads that connect them to the world at large.

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Library Newsletter

Upcoming Events

scheduleMonday, June 24, 2024
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
place Little Walnut Creek Branch
scheduleMonday, June 24, 2024
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
place Willie Mae Kirk Branch
scheduleMonday, June 24, 2024
10:15 AM to 10:45 AM
place Ruiz Branch
scheduleMonday, June 24, 2024
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
place Howson Branch



Enhanced Library Card

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Enhanced Library Card


The Enhanced Library Card is a library card for adults (18 or older) that includes your Library Card number, photograph, address, date of birth, the expiration date, and a scannable barcode. The card can be used to check out items from APL's physical collection and/or digital resources,…

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