Westlake Libraries Offer Selection and Kids’ Programs
Did you know that there are two Westlake libraries?
In the area you’ll find the Westbank Library, founded in 1983 and the newer Laura’s Library, built in 2009. Current visitor numbers exceed 360,000 per year, with library circulation nearing 750,000 annually. Both function under the direction and management of the Westbank Libraries so you can expect to find that both are held to similar standards of excellence.
In addition to books and periodicals, both libraries feature digital media, a variety of kid’s programs, and a schedule of special events.
This library is located at 1309 Westbank Drive and features an outdoor play area with a slide and sandboxes.
Mon – Tues: 10-6
Thur – Fri: 10-6
Westbank library offers a variety of storytimes for a wide range of ages including infant, toddler, and preschool, as well as a Spanish Storytime, Nature Storytime and even a Pajama Storytime. The Krafty Kid program gives children the opportunity to create a new craft each month.
Of the two Westlake libraries, local children enjoy Westbank Library because it features an outdoor play area with a slide and sandboxes.
The Laura Bush Community Library
Also known as “Laura’s Library,” this library is located at 9411 Bee Cave Road (FM 2244).
Mon – Tues: 12-8
Thur – Fri: 10-6
Together with Westbank, these two Westlake libraries offer enriching community programs you may not expect from a library, including community gardens, a hiking trail, and management of the Eanes History Center. They also feature a fairly active events schedule so make sure to check out their Library Events for a full list of activities – ranging from kids’ programs to activities for teens.
Next time you are looking for something to do in Westlake, why not get to know the Westbank Libraries a little better? Here are directions and parking to better prepare you for your visit.