New Central Library | Nueva Biblioteca Central

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Central Library
710 W. César Chávez St.

New Central Library | Nueva Biblioteca Central

Grand Opening | Gran Apertura

Central Library Grand Opening on Saturday, October 28 at 710 W. César Chávez St. Everyone is welcome. There will be live music and fun for the kids until dusk.

La Nueva Biblioteca Central de Austin abre sus puertas en 710 W. César Chávez St. el sábado 28 de octubre. Todos son bienvenidos. Habrá música en vivo y diversión para los niños hasta el atardecer.

10 AM     Grand Opening Festivities Inauguración
11 AM     Remarks and Ribbon Cutting Discursos y el corte de la cinta  
1 PM       Library open to the public La Biblioteca estará abierta al público
6 PM       Library will close La Biblioteca cerrará
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Sustainable Transportation

Rideshare Pick Up/Drop Off
There will be 5-minute drop-off/pick up signs along 3rd St. close to the intersection of West for rideshares and shuttles.

Capital Metro Free Park & Ride
Capital Metro will provide free Park & Ride services from five Austin Public Library branches the day of the grand opening, offering riders the ability to avoid the hassle and fees that come with parking downtown. From 12 noon to 5 PM, riders can park at any of the five library branches listed below, go inside to request their free Day Pass and then hop on the bus downtown. Cap Metro staff will be downtown to help guide riders to the new Central Library. For more information, visit

  1. Carver Branch | 1161 Angelina St. | Routes 2, 6
  2. Little Walnut Creek Branch | 835 West Rundberg Ln. | Routes 1, 801
  3. Pleasant Hill Branch | 211 East William Cannon Dr. | Routes 1, 801
  4. Recycled Reads Bookstore | 5335 Burnet Rd. | Routes 3, 803
  5. Ruiz Branch | 1600 Grove Blvd. | Routes 4, 20
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Free and open to the public | Gratis y abierto al público