Children’s Programs

Check out the 2017 Summer Reading Program page to see all the fun we have in store for you and your family this summer!

Regular Story Times

Preschool Story Time: ages 4-6
Mondays at 10:30am

Preschoolers are invited to enjoy stories, finger plays, poems, songs and crafts.

Toddler Story Time: ages 2-3
Tuesdays at 10:30am

Toddlers are invited to attend story time with books, finger plays, flannel board stories
and songs.

Baby Story Time: ages 3-24 months
Wednesdays at 10:30am

Bounce, sing, and clap with your child in their first library experience. This 20 minute
program promotes parent/child interaction and includes a blend of books, finger plays
and songs.

Story Time at Briarcliff: all ages
Fridays at 10am

Lake Travis Community Library hosts a story time at the Briarcliff Community Center
(22801 Briarcliff Drive, Briarcliff, TX 78669) every Friday at 10am.


Chess Club – Mondays from 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Attention all you chess lovers! The library hosts a Chess Club every Monday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm. All ages and skill levels are invited to attend. However, young chess players must be accompanied by an adult. BYOCS (Bring Your Own Chess Set) and good luck!


ABCs of Cooking – Third Tuesday of the month at 4pm

Cooking Classes for 5 to 10 year olds will be held at the library every third Tuesday of the month at 4pm. Librarian Sue Gilman will teach youngsters simple recipes such as tortilla snowflakes, solar powered s’mores, and ladybugs on a log. She will also incorporate lessons about healthy eating habits and nutrition. It’s guaranteed fun!

The program is limited to 12 children. Passes are required to attend the class and will be distributed at the library’s front desk starting 30 minutes prior to the class. Passes will be handed out to each child in order of request. For the safety of your child, kindly notify the class leader of food allergies. Bon appétit!


Family Flicks – Fourth Tuesday of the month at 4pm

Join us for popcorn and fun! .We will show a family-friendly movie on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 4pm. Be sure to check the monthly calendar to see the movie selection for this month!


Taste Buds – Second Tuesday of the month at 4:30pm

Please note that there is no class in August 2017.

Ages 10 and up are invited to this hands-on cooking class. Learn a new hobby and make some tasty dishes! The program is limited to 8 participants. Passes are required to attend the class and will be distributed at the library’s front desk starting 30 minutes prior to the class. Passes will be handed out to each child in order of request. For the safety of your child, kindly notify the class leader of food allergies.


Pajama Story Time – Third Tuesday of the month at 6:15pm

Wear your pajamas, have some milk and cookies, and snuggle in for bedtime stories at PJ Story Time. All ages are welcome to this family story time!


Lego Club – Third Friday of the month at 4pm

Do you love Legos? Join us for a free play session. Attendance is limited to 20 participants. Ages 5 and up are welcome!


Bow Wow Reading – Third Saturday of the month from 10:30am to 11:30am

In partnership with the Austin Dog Alliance, Lake Travis Community Library offers Bow Wow Reading every third Saturday of the month from 10:30am to 11:30am. This program allows 6 to 12 year olds to improve their reading skills by practicing reading to a dog! Sign up for an individual 15 minute session on a first come, first served basis. Cody would love to meet you!


Dads and Donuts – One Saturday a month at 10:30am

If you give a Dad a donut, he’s going to want to come to the library with the kids! Right!? Join us once a month on a Saturday at 10:30am for a story time, craft, and snacks for Dads and their kiddos. Moms, grandparents, and friends are always invited, too! Please see the monthly calendar for the Dads and Donuts schedule.


Family Story Time – First Saturday of the month at 10:30am

All ages are invited to a story time followed by a variety of interactive activities!


Distribution Process for Class Passes

  • Passes will be distributed 30 minutes prior to the class or camp start time on a first come, first served basis.
  • Children must be present to receive a pass.
  • If patrons arrive more than 30 minutes prior to the start time, they may line up on the bench in front of the circulation desk, starting closest to the coffee bar.
  • A child’s age will be verified before a pass is distributed.
  • Upcoming Events

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      July 27, 2017
      2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

      Take a walk on the wild side with Wild Things Zoofari! This fun and educational program will teach you all about the wildlife and...   Read More

    • Summer Reading Program Finale

      July 28, 2017
      4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

      On Friday, July 28th from 4pm to 6pm, join us for the Summer Reading Program Finale! Enjoy refreshing snow cones from Kona Ice, hear...   Read More

    • College InRoads

      August 1, 2017
      5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

      Join College InRoads on Tuesday, August 1st at 5:45pm for a college planning workshop. Please RSVP to College InRoads at (512) 200-3626.

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