Lake Travis Community Library
1938 Lohmans Crossing   Austin, TX 78734
Phone:  (512) 263-2885 
Fax:  (512) 535-3044



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Children's Programs

Regular Story Times

    Bookaneers:  ages 4-6
    Mondays at 10:30am
    Preschoolers are invited to enjoy stories, finger plays, poems, songs and crafts.

    Tales for Tots:  ages 2-3
    Tuesdays at 10:30am
    Toddlers are invited to attend story time with books, finger plays, flannel board stories

    and songs.


    Book Babies:  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:  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!



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 eight participants.



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 símores, and ladybugs on a log. She will also incorporate lessons about healthy eating habits and nutrition. Itís guaranteed fun! 

Due to the overwhelming popularity of our ABCs of Cooking class, we have instituted the following attendance procedures. The class size is limited to 12 children between the ages of 5 and 10. 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 appťtit!


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!




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.



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! 



Mother/Daughter Book Club

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, September 25th at 2pm - Phoebe and Her Unicorn by Dana Simpson
  • Sunday, October 9th at 2pm - A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd
  • November - Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan



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1938 Lohmans Crossing, Austin, TX 78734
Phone: (512) 263-2885  |  Fax: (512) 535-3044