VOLUME 2, ISSUE 3 Fall 2003
OUR BEST ASSETS successful adults. The more assets, the that the developmental assets
All events are free to the public
represent everyday wisdom, the @ Faulk Central Library
less likely a young person is to en- 800 Guadalupe 2:00 p.m.
gage in risky behaviors and the more things we all want for our children. Saturdays: September 13, October 11,
likely he or she will engage in positive Unfortunately, research has shown November 8, December 13
behaviors. The 40 assets are placed that the average young person has Events vary from puppet shows to musical
only 18 of the 40 assets needed to performances.
into eight categories (see below) and
examples are provided for each age be healthy and successful. These LUNCHTIME STORYTIME
level—infants, toddlers, preschoolers, assets are the building blocks for
elementary-age, and adolescents. our children’s future and we must @ Faulk Central Library
800 Guadalupe 12:15 P.M.
provide ways for young people to
FRIDAYS: EXCEPT OCTOBER31.
The Library certainly has the first type develop them. So, as you read
of assets—materials, staff, programs— through this program guide, keep Lunchtime Storytimes end on November
but what we do with those assets is in mind that we are providing
targeted towards helping youth opportunities which help build Other Special Programs:
develop the second type. Within the healthy kids. In doing so, we are ■ Nuestra Cultura - En Vivo!/Our
Search Institute’s model, the Library is also building a healthier Culture - Live! @ Cepeda Branch 651 N.
not providing Wired for Youth classes community. Pleasant Valley Rd. 2:00 p.m.
As we face a tight budget to increase the number of kids who Saturdays: October 4, 11, 18, 25
■ Pajama Tales@ University Hills Branch
year, it is natural that we use technology. We offer them to Asset Categories 4721 Loyola Ln. 7:15 p.m.
think about assets. help kids thrive. Library programs
support “constructive use of time” by
External Assets: Tuesdays: September 16,
The dictionary offers several Support October 14, November 18
exposing infants to creative aspects of Empowerment ■ Bilingual Storytime @ Highland Mall,
definitions for the word, the environment at lap-sit storytimes. Boundaries and expectations
primarily related to property JC Penney 1st floor wing 11:00 a.m.
Library reading programs support Constructive use of time
and accounting. While it is Saturdays: September 20,
“commitment to learning” by provid- Internal Assets: October 18, November 15
certainly useful to look at ing ways for toddlers to participate in Commitment to learning ■ Sign Language Stories and Songs @
how the Library uses its fiscal enjoyable reading experiences. Positive Values Pleasant Hill Branch 211 E. William
assets, another meaning of Elementary and adolescent children Societal competitiveness Cannon Dr. 7:00 p.m.
the word is even more inter- Positive identity
develop empowerment assets when Mondays: September 15,
esting. they participate in activities which Jeanette Larson October 20, November 17
Youth Services Manager
The Search Institute, a re- demonstrate that the
Youth Services Events Hotline
search organization based in community values and Call 974-7302 to hear the latest
Minneapolis, Minnesota, uses appreciates children. program or event information.
the word to describe internal Examine the complete
and external factors that list of assets at
nurture healthy develop- www.searchinstitute.org
ment in young people. They and you will see many
have established a frame- more examples.
work of 40 assets young As you look at the list, it
people need to become
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is also readily apparent
caring, responsible, and Families enjoying a 2003 Summer Reading Program Event
Holes by Louis Sachar
IN THIS ISSUE “How you doin’?” asked Magnet.
”Not real good,” said Stanley.
”Well, the first hole’s the hardest,” Magnet said.
Upcoming Events ................................. 1 Stanley took a long, deep breath. He couldn’t afford
to dawdle. He was way behind the others, and the
Special Programs .................................. 2
sun just kept getting hotter. It wasn’t even noon yet.
December Holiday Events ................. 2 But he didn’t know if he had the strength to stand
up. He thought about quitting. He wondered what
Many Thanks ........................................... 2
they would do to him. What could they do to him?
Storytime Guide .................................... 3
c 1998 by Louis Sachar. Used with the permission of Farrar Straus Giroux.
Writing Austin’s Lives .......................... 3
The Ins and Outs of Library Programs 3 2003 Mayor’s Book Club--Join Us!
If you can’t attend the discussions scheduled at the Library, read the book and discuss it
Wired for Youth ..................................... 4 with your friends and family. Try these questions to start:
Library Locations ................................... 4 1. What is the significance of the title, Holes? Were there holes in
2. Zero is Stanley’s first real friend. Discuss why they became friends.
Would Stanley and Zero have been friends if they had met somewhere else?
3. Some parts of the book are funny, while others are very troubling. Why do
we sometimes laugh at troubling situations?
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Holes Book Discussion with
ECHO’s Special Programs
Sheriff Margo Frasier ■ Thursday, September 25, 3:00 p.m. Southeast Children’s Book Week Bookmark Contest
Join us in a shared discussion of Louis Austin Community (for youth ages 4-12)
Sachar’s award winning novel Holes. ■ Tuesday, September 30, 3:45 p.m. Oak Springs Design a bookmark to illustrate the Children’s Book
All Aboard for Storytime with ■ Saturday, October 4, 1:00 p.m. Windsor Park Week theme “FREE TO READ” and enter your artwork in a
All youth under 18 are invited to
attend a program at the Howson Thomas the Tank ■ Wednesday, October 8, 3:00 p.m. St. John contest . From October 20 through November 5.
Branch on Tuesday, September 16 for ages 3 and up ■ Saturday, October 11, 1:00 p.m. Windsor Park Winners will receive prizes.
at 6:00p.m. ***************************** Contest libraries: Oak Springs, St. John ,
In celebration of Thomas the Tank and the Austin
University Hills, and Windsor Park .
Steam Train Association the “All Aboard for Popcorn Festival (ages 5 and up) *****************************
Children’s Book Week Storytime” program will be presented in @ the following library branches:
Magic Tree House (ages 5 and up)
* FREE TO READ * September at several library locations. ■ Wednesday,October 8, 3:30 p.m.Yarborough @ the following library branches:
Visit the Web site or call the events hotline for ■ Thursday, October 9, 3:30 p.m. Milwood ■ Wednesday, November 5, 3:30 p.m. Yarborough
November 17 - 23
Visit the Web site or call the complete program listing. ■ Wednesday, October 15, 3:30 p.m. Spicewood ■ Thursday, November 6, 3:30 p.m. Milwood
***************************** ■ Wednesday, November 12, 3:30 p.m. Spicewood
Youth Services Hotline at Super Science September! (ages 5 and up) Springs
974-7302 for ■ Thursday,October 16, 3:30 p.m. Little Walnut Creek Springs
@ the following library branches: ■ Thursday, November 13, 3:30 p.m. Little Walnut
Children’s Book Week programs ■ Wednesday, September 10, 3:30 p.m.Yarborough ■ Wednesday, October 22, 3:30 p.m. North Village Creek
at Austin libraries ■ Thursday, September 11, 3:30 p.m. Milwood ■ Thursday, October 23, 3:30 p.m. Old Quarry
***************************** ■ Wednesday, November 19, 3:30 p.m. North Village
■ Wednesday, September 17, 3:30 p.m. Spicewood ■ Thursday, November 20, 3:30 p.m. Old Quarry
Thank you Springs Halloween Celebrations
■ Thursday, September 18, 3:30 p.m. Little Walnut @ the following library branches:
1-2-3 ART! (ages 5 and up)
Special thanks to our ■ Friday, October 31, 4:00 p.m. Faulk Central
Creek A hands on literature-based art extravaganza!
Summer Reading Program ■ Wednesday, September 24, 3:30 p.m. North Village Library, featuring Magician Cody Fisher Wednesdays, 3:45 p.m. September 17, October 15,
Sponsors ■ Thursday, September 25, 3:30 p.m. Old Quarry ■ Friday, October 31, 4:30 p.m. Hampton Branch at November 19, Cepeda
Major Sponsors: ***************************** Oak Hill featuring Magician Gusto the Great
Tuesdays, 3:45 p.m. September 9, 23, October 14, 21,
Austin Energy En Mi Familia: A Family Quilt Project November 4, 18, Oak Springs
Friends of the This is a quilt-making workshop for the family, Cepeda Branch Nuestra cultra - en vivo!
Austin Public Library
Austin Public Library Foundation sponsored by the Austin Public Library, El Corazon ...Our Culture -Live! (all ages) FUN CLUB (ages 5 and up)
H-E-B de Tejas: Central Texas Chapter of REFORMA, and Literature based theme programs with hands-on art
KXAN-TV 36 The Hispanic culture is rich in music, songs, stories and
the Austin Children’s Museum dance and we will bring it to you - live! included. Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m. September 9 - November 18,
Texas State Library @ the following library branches: The Cepeda Branch invites you to celebrate Southeast Austin Community
Other Sponsors include: ■ Saturday, September 13, 10:30 a.m. Little Walnut Hispanic Heritage Month. Saturdays will be
Highland Mall Creek highlighted by a different artist. MOVIE MADNESS (ages 8 and up)
Schlotzky’s, KLRU, and the Austin ■ Saturday, September 20, 2:00 p.m. Hampton October 4, 11, 18, 25, 2:00 p.m. Movies and snacks for everyone!
Literacy Coalition Branch at Oak Hill Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. September 11, October 9,
Program Assistance: November 13, December 11, Manchaca Road
For a listing of all program offerings, call the Events Hotline 974-7302 or visit the Web site at www.cityofaustin.org/library/kids.htm
Dr. David Coco, Debbie White-
head, Sarah Bannon of the Texas
School for the Deaf, and Angel
Lugo and Julie Allnutt.
Passport to the Arts December Holiday Events
Austin Public Library is partnering with the Long Center Enjoy visits from Holiday Crafts
Hancock Fabrics (Highland for the 2nd annual Passport to the Arts program. A parent Santa Claus @Faulk Central Library
Village) and the Fabric Shop or child can obtain a passport booklet by coming to any @ these Branch Libraries: Fridays at 12:15 p.m.
library location of the Austin Public Library or the Long
Center office. Austin Public Library and 28 other arts December 5: Make Holiday Decorations
Wednesday, December 10, 6:00 p.m.
organizations from throughout the City and the December 12: Make Holiday Cards
surrounding communities listed in the passport have December 19: Make Wrapping Paper
Thursday, December 11, 6:00 p.m.
submitted schedules of “family friendly” performances. Bring a gift to wrap!
Each time a child attends or participates in one of the
included performances, the passport will be validated Tuesday, December 16, 6:00 p.m.
by the arts organization. Once a child has attended six Windsor Park
performances, or by May 20, 2004, the passport must Wednesday, December 17, 6:00 p.m.
be returned to the Long Center to be eligible for the
grand prize drawing for a one-year college scholarship.
All participating children will receive a certificate of
participation from the Long Center.
Austin Public Library and other arts organizations are
was a Blast!
offering enough free events that a child could attend
The Austin Public Library Summer
and meet the minimum six-stamp/sticker requirement Reading Program, Mission
to be eligible for the grand prize drawing. All Star Possible: Spy a Book! encouraged
Saturday programs at Faulk Central Library are desig- youth to read for pleasure and visit
nated as Passport programs. Other programs including their neighborhood library for summer fun. This year, thanks to support from various sponsors,
storytellers, puppet shows, song and dance scheduled at children who met reading goals received special incentives. Teens who participated in Get a
branch library locations will be designated as Passport Clue, READ!, were encouraged to submit online reviews of books they read. More than 200
programs. Call 482-0800 for information about the Long reviews were received and will be collated into notebooks that will be displayed at each
Center and the Passport program. Library location. More than 30,000 families and children attended summer programs. Over 200
programs, free to attendees, featured an array of performers and interests, including magic,
puppetry, storytelling, Texas wildlife, writing classes, crafts, music, science, safety, and more.
Picture above: Youth play drums with Austin Taiko at an ECHO Special Event
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September 9-November 23, 2003
LAP SIT STORYTIME North Village Branch Las horas infantiles son programas para niños de The Ins and Outs
Tuesday, 10:15 a.m. varias edades y para sus padres o tutores.
A program for parent/adult caregivers with
children 6-18 months old. Activities encourage Old Quarry Branch En este programa de 30 minutos de duración, se of Attending Library
language development and learning through Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. leerán cuentos, se cantarán canciones y se Programs
stories, rhymes, and music. Programs last recitarán rimas tradicionales de nuestros paises
Pleasant Hill Branch latinos. La sucursal de Cepeda tendrá programas ■ Discuss library behavior with your
about 15 minutes. child or group before visiting the
Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. unicamente en español, mientras que las otras
Howson Branch Library.
bibliotecas presentarán programas bilingües en
Babies and Books! STORYTIME inglés y en español. ■Arrive before the program begins.
Wednesday, 10:15 a.m. A 15- to 30-minute program for children of ■If you are with a child who
Twin Oaks Branch mixed ages with accompanying adult. May Spanish Storytime, Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. continues crying or moving about,
Wednesday, 10:15 a.m. include stories, music, and other activities. take the child outside until the
Lap Sit Sing-along St. John Branch child is calm again.
Faulk Central Library Bilingual Storytime, Tuesday, 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, 10:30 a.m. ■If your child has a fever or
TODDLER STORYTIME Cepeda Branch
Windsor Park Branch communicable disease, please keep
him or her at home to avoid
A program for children 18 months to 3 years old Bilingual Storytime, Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.
accompanied by an adult. Participation by both Tuesday, 10:15 a.m. passing it to others.
parent/caregiver and child is expected. The 15- Howson Branch Para mayor información por favor llame a la linea de ■Turn off all electronic equipment
to 20-minute program may include stories, Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. español al 482-8398. (cell phones, pagers, etc.) during
fingerplays, and music. the program.
Little Walnut Creek Branch STORYTIME@HIGHLAND MALL ■Groups (child care centers,
Hampton Branch at Oak Hill Thursday, 10:30 a.m. registered family homes, schools,
Wednesday, 10:15 a.m. For children of all ages (monthly)
Manchaca Road Branch Bilingual Storytime, Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. etc.) of five or more must make
Howson Branch Thursday, 11:00 a.m. arrangements in advance to attend
September 20, October 18, and November 15 programs.
Tuesday, 10:15 a.m.
St. John Branch Para mayor información por favor llame a la linea de ■Libraries may require program
Milwood Branch Tuesday, 10:15 a.m. admission tickets to conform to
Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:15 a.m. español al 482-8398. Fire Marshal regulations and to
North Village Branch Twin Oaks Branch ensure an effective program.
Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. SIGN LANGUAGE, STORIES & SONGS
Presented by the Austin Public Library and the Admission tickets are free and
Pleasant Hill Branch University Hills Branch Texas School for the Deaf available to the public 15
Tuesday, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, 10:15 a.m. minutes before each program.
Pleasant Hill Branch (monthly) Attendance is limited to
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME Windsor Park Branch Mondays, 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, 10:15 a.m. September 15, October 20, and November 17 available tickets.
A program for children 3 to 5 years old. Children
are welcome to attend independently while the Yarborough Branch Call First!
accompanying adult waits in the Library. The 30- Wednesday, 10:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. DADDY AND ME BEDTIME
minute program may include stories, films, or art STORYTIME We urge you to call your Library
before heading out for a special
activities. BILINGUAL & SPANISH Howson Branch (monthly) program. Although we verify all
Hampton Branch at Oak Hill Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. information, cancellations do
Wednesday, 11:00 a.m.
PROGRAMS September 23, October 21, and November 18 occasionally occur.
A program designed for mixed ages with
Tuesday, 11:00 a.m.
accompanying adult. The 30-minute program EVENING STORYTIME Holidays
may include stories, music, and other activities University Hills Branch (monthly) All APL locations will be closed in
Milwood Branch presented in either Spanish or in both English and Tuesdays, 7:15 p.m. observance of:
Tuesday and Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. Spanish. September 16, October 14, November 18 Labor Day, Monday, September 1,
Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11,
WRITING AUSTIN’S LIVES@ as the kids do. I also help sign kids up for the
Summer Reading Program, and hand out prizes.
Thanksgiving, Wednesday, November
26 (at 6p.m.); Thursday and Friday,
November 27 and 28.
The program requires quite a bit of reading and I
AUSTIN PUBLIC LIBRARY am quite surprised when a kid finishes and comes
Christmas, Wednesday and Thursday,
December 24 and 25; New Year’s,
by Viktor Auzenne for their prize. Wednesday, December 31, 2003 (at 6
p.m.) ; Thursday, January 1, 2004.
I did not really get into reading until I have also done some pretty crazy or embarrassing
third grade, but I have always been things while volunteering. The most memorable is Our Goal
fascinated with the library and the when I dressed up as the Youth Department’s mas- The Library strives to develop and
way it works. I am 15 years old, and cot, ECHO. The costume was so hot and hard to see nurture children’s lifelong love of
have been volunteering at the out of that I had to be lead through the event so I reading, literature, and the Library.
Austin Public Library through the Introducing children to reading at an
would not fall flat on my face. The highlight of that early age promotes literacy and
Summer Youth Volunteer Program for day was when a girl complimented me by saying success in school. The Austin Public
four years now. Every year I find the “You have pretty earrings.” Library has designed programming
work very challenging, but I also find to introduce youth of all ages and
it enormously fulfilling. I am very appreciative and grateful that I have gained a lot from my volunteering at the li- their parents or adult caregivers to
the library has this type of program for teenagers which allows the Library’s resources, and to
brary, and hope the library gains as much as I do stimulate and maintain interest in
them to get involved in the library, and learn that its impact on from my work. I feel that volunteers have a special literature.
the community goes far beyond books. insight on how the library works that is not shared Ideas, comments, or suggestions about
by either the staff or the patrons. I also think I have youth services may be relayed to
Over the last four years I have learned the special tranquility gained a special respect for how a library works. Jeanette Larson, Youth Services
that settles over the library before it opens, and how it seems Division Manager, 974-7405 or
to be replaced with a dignified, youthful energy as people firstname.lastname@example.org.
begin to trickle inside. I also discovered (much to my surprise) For more information about youth
what was on the other side of the book drop. What may seem programs call Anita Joye Rizley,
commonplace to an employee is fascinating to me. Youth Program Coordinator,
For most of the time I have volunteered at the library I have
helped with the Storytimes and Summer Reading Program. This
Volun t eers ar e v er y impor tan t people!
are ver importan tant
is what I have found the most fun because it involves a lot of
different skills and you get to act like a kid again. I can’t imagine That is why we need you for a wide range of duties at the
anywhere else in the library (or most other places for that Austin Public Library.
matter) where it is perfectly acceptable to be loud and act like
For additional information call the volunteer coordinator at
a dinosaur. I usually help get the craft together, prepare the
974-7443 or complete an application online at
room, and help with crowd control. When we have guests come .city ary/lib
www.cit ofaustin.org/librar y/libv ol.htm
www.cit y ofaustin.org/libr ar y/lib v ol.h tm
for the special reading program, it is also a lot of fun to get to
meet them. Often I find that I enjoy the programs just as much
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W i re d f o r Yo u t h P ro g ra m s Fall 2 0 0 3
WFY HIGHLIGHTS The Michael & Susan Dell Wired for Youth
Centers offer youth from ages 8 to 18 the
WFY @ the Cepeda Branch WFY @ the Terrazas Branch
Excited about Anime? @ Carver Margaret Burnett Joanna Nigrelli
opportunity to expand their knowledge of 651 N. Pleasant Valley Rd. 974-7559
If you’re a fan of anime and manga, this computers and the World Wide Web 1105 E. Cesar Chavez St. 472-7312
is the place for you! Join us on the 3rd through classes and individual instruction. email@example.com
■ Computer Classes Tuesdays at 5:00 p.m. ■ Homework help
Friday of every month from 4 p.m. - 6 All centers have at least seven computers
p.m. to watch anime films and to talk ■ Wired 1-on-1Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. ■ Computer classes and special
with word processing, graphic design,
about anime and manga with fellow web design and animation software, as programs.
shojo and shonen fans. well as Internet access. The centers also WFY @ the Manchaca Road
offer homework help, with priority and Branch
Law and Order and...You! Which Side free printing given to kids who use the Patti Cook
computers for school assignments. 5500 Manchaca Road 447-6652
Are You On? firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact the Wired for Youth librarian or
Starting September 10 at 4 p.m., ■ Computer Classes most Thursdays
check out www.wiredforyouth.com for
and continuing on Wednesdays during more information about WFY Center ■ Wired 1-on-1
the fall, meet the people who work in activities. ■ Movies @ Manchaca. Second Thursday of
the juvenile justice system in Texas— every month WFY @ the
everybody from EMS paramedics to a WFY @ Faulk Central Library University Hills Branch
judge, to the kids who have successfully 800 Guadalupe 974-7400 Pat Chow
completed the Texas Youth
■ One-on-one homework help WFY @ the Oak Springs 4721 Loyola Lane 926-4684
■ Free printing for Branch email@example.com
Commission’s Rehabilitation Program school work Martha Dollar ■ Monthly arts and craft projects
■ Special programs
will visit with us. 3101 Oak Springs Drive 927-2188 ■ Contribute to the Wall of Fame (book and
firstname.lastname@example.org website reviews)
Banned Books Week ■ Computer classes most Wednesdays ■ Submit original stories and art for display on the
September 20 - September 27 ■ Wired 1-on-1 branch Web site
Read a banned book - celebrate your ■ Monthly Girl Group for ages 10 +
freedom to read! Join us for book ■ Movies, arts and crafts, and other special
discussions and special events celebrat- programs.
ing acclaimed authors and their often WFY @ the Windsor Park
WFY@ the Southeast Branch
controversial stories and characters WFY @ the Carver Branch 5833 Westminster Drive 928-0333
including J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter, Michele Gorman Austin Community Branch ■ Homework help
(Temporarily located on the campus of Beth Solomon ■ Free printing for school work
Mark Twain and Huck Finn, Phyllis 5803 Nuckols Crossing Road 462-1452
Kealing Jr. High) ■ Special programs
Reynolds Naylor and Alice, and Harper email@example.com
1607 Pennsylvania Avenue 477-8679 ■ Geek- U -Tuesdays at 4 p.m.
Lee and Scout and her family from To Kill
firstname.lastname@example.org ■ Law and Order and…You! Wednesdays
a Mockingbird. ■ Wired @ Carver!Youth Advisory Committee at 4 p.m. starting September 10
■ Weekly Wired 1-on-1 sessions at 4 p.m. ■ Homework Help every day
Slammin’ @ Your Library!
Teen Read Week October 19-25
What do music lyrics, writing, poetry
slams, and open mic nights have in
common? WFY is celebrating Teen Read
Week with events and programs that
3 1. Faulk Central Library
focus on writing and reading poetry,
800 Guadalupe, 78701 974-7400
od Springs Rd.
Duval Rd. Ln.
2. Austin History Center
poetry walls, oversized magnetic poetry, 810 Guadalupe, 78701 974-7480
and poetry slams. Mo
3. Carver Branch
1607 Pennsylvania Ave., 78702 472-8954
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The mission of the Austin Public Loop 360
4. Cepeda Branch
Library is to provide information and r Ln
651 N. Pleasant Valley Rd., 78702 974-7372
services that promote lifelong W. Ru 5. Hampton Branch at Oak Hill
learning, literacy, and love of reading ndbe
. 5125 Convict Hill Rd., 78749 892-6680
to enrich the quality of life in our Far Ande 6. Howson Branch
community. Colorado Ri
2500 Exposition, 78703 472-3584
7. Little Walnut Creek Branch
The City of Austin is committed to 835 W. Rundberg Ln., 78758 836-8975
compliance with the Americans With Koenig 8. Manchaca Road Branch
Disabilities Act. Reasonable U.S. Hwy 290 5500 Manchaca Rd., 78745 447-6651
9. Milwood Branch
modifications and equal access to
12500 Amherst Drive, 78727 339-2355
communications will be provided
10. North Village Branch
2139 W. Anderson Ln., 78757 458-2239
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11. Oak Springs Branch
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3101 Oak Springs Dr., 78702 926-4453
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Locations & Hours: 974-7301
12. Old Quarry Branch
Information & Reference: 974-7400 W. 10th St.
7051 Village Center Dr., 78731 345-4435
Spanish Information Line: 482-8398
13. Pleasant Hill Branch
W. 9th St. Oak
Children's Programs: 974-7400 11 211 E. William Cannon Dr., 78745 441-7993
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1 W. 8th St. ood
p1 E. 11th
14. Riverside Drive Branch
Austin History Center: 974-7480
2410 E. Riverside Dr., 78741 448-0776
W. 7th St. E. C sar
Youth Services Events Hotline: 974-7302 4
W. 6th St.
15. St. John Branch
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7500 Blessing Ave., 78752 974-7570
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16. Southeast Austin Community Branch
PUBLIC LIBRARY YOUTH SERVICES DIVISION AND 5803 Nuckols Crossing Rd., 78744 462-1452
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20. University Hills Branch
e 4721 Loyola Ln., 78723 929-0551
21. Windsor Park Branch
5833 Westminster Dr., 78723 928-0333
S 22. Yarborough Branch
2200 Hancock Dr., 78756 454-7208
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