Terrazas & Little Walnut Creek Branches to Serve as Warming Centers Dec. 23 & 24
City of Austin will be opening several Warming Centers over the holiday weekend. Typically, City facilities would be closed during the holidays. However, staffing and facility adjustments have been made to ensure cold weather resources are available for our most vulnerable populations.
HOURS OF OPERATION
Friday, Dec. 23 and Saturday, Dec. 24
8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Little Walnut Creek Branch Library, 835 W. Rundberg Ln, Austin, TX 78758
Terrazas Branch Library, 1105 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702
Turner Roberts Recreation Center, 7201 Colony Loop Dr, Austin, TX 78724
George Morales Dove Springs Recreation Center 5801 Ainez Dr
Austin, TX 78744
This information is subject to change as weather conditions change. For the most up-to-date locations and hours please check austintexas.gov/alerts for the most current emergency information in multiple languages.
WHAT IS A WARMING CENTER
A Warming Center is a safe place where anyone in the community can come inside to get temporary relief from the cold weather during normal operating hours. Pets are not permitted inside Warming Centers. If someone arrives with a pet, facility staff will contact Animal Services to provide pet support.
More information on this Warming Center activation is available from the Austin Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
NOTE: LIBRARY SERVICES NOT AVAILABLE
Material check-out, library computers, and printing services will not be available at the two APL locations that are serving as Warming Centers.