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.


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

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!


Little Yoga – Second Thursday of the month at 10:30am

The second Thursday of every month, 3 to 6 year olds are invited to join Little Yoga at 10:30am. This 30 minute class allows children to experience exercise in a mellow environment. With adult participation, we will practice breathing and age appropriate stretching. Let’s get moving!


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!


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

Join us for a drop-in craft session for the whole family. We’ll have all the materials you need!


Mother/Daughter Book Club – One Sunday a month at 2pm

Mothers and their 2nd-5th grade daughters are invited to join a book club for treats, togetherness, and book discussion. Here are future meeting dates and selections:

  • Sunday, October 9th at 2pm – A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd
  • Sunday, November 20 at 2pm – Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan
  • Upcoming Events

    • Chaski in Concert

      September 30, 2016
      4:00 PM

      Chaski’s eclectic performance will incorporate flute, harp, and other instruments to create oceanic themed musical pieces from classical to Celtic and beyond!

    • Author Pat Dunlap Evans

      October 8, 2016
      1:00 PM

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    • He Named Me Malala Movie Screening

      October 10, 2016
      10:30 AM

      The Friends Book Club will host a screening of the inspiring documentary about teenager Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban attack in Pakistan to...   Read More

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