Children’s Programs

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.


Game On! – Mondays at 4:30pm

Come play board games at the library. Bring your own, or try some of the games we have on hand. Go head-to-head or try one of our cooperative games with new friends! We have old classics and also some of the hottest new titles in the world of board games. All ages are welcome!


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. Staff Member Linden Joiner 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

Ages 10 and up are invited to this hands-on cooking class. Join Staff Member Sue Gilman to 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 and First Sunday of the month from 1:30pm to 2:30pm

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!

We are excited to announce we are adding another Bow Wow Reading opportunity! Join library volunteer Jane DeKay and her Austin Dog Alliance certified pup named Emmett on the First Sunday of the month from 1:30pm to 2:30pm. 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.


Come & Go Crafts – One Saturday a month from 1pm to 3pm

Join us once a month on a Saturday from 1pm to 3pm for a drop-in craft session for the whole family! We will provide all the supplies you need. All ages are invited.


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.

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