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



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2014 Summer Reading Program

We are so excited that it's summer! The library offers over 150 programs for all ages throughout the summer. Please see the July calendar, July newsletter, and 2014 Summer Reading Program calendar for details. Plan ahead with the August calendar. Stop by the library to pick up reading logs and punch cards, then get to reading! You can win a free book, gift certificates, and other prizes.

OverDrive Digital Library Training - Thursday, July 31st at 10am

Download audiobooks and eBooks with OverDrive anytime, anywhere - for free! At the end of the lending period your media checkouts expire so there are no late fees - ever! For an introduction to the OverDrive Digital Library or help troubleshooting with your device, come to the library on Thursday, July 31st at 10am.


Magician Black Bert – Thursday, July 31st at 2pm

Join us on July 31st for a magical experience with Magician Black Bert! Black Bert will teach us about the magic of reading and show some pretty neat magic tricks, too!


Summer Reading Program Finale with Circus Chickendog - Friday, August 1st at 2pm

On August 1st, Circus Chickendog comes to the library! It is billed as the “Family-Friendly Circus That is Making Austin Weirder.” We will distribute reading program prizes and certificates and the Lake Travis Lions Club will offer free eye exams. Join us!


Clown Bonzo Crunch - Monday, August 4th at 10:30am

Clown , Ringling Bros. Circus Ambassador of Laughter, will have some serious fun at the library on Monday, August 4th. Don't you want to learn what it takes to soar on the flying trapeze or what goes into those dream pies that clown throw?

Summer Reading Discussion Groups

Lake Travis High School students can get a jump on summer reading by attending discussion groups at the library! We will talk about the books, discuss annotations, practice class discussions, and get advice from former students. We offer the following sessions:

  • Monday, August 4th at 2pm - 9th grade Pre-AP English I - To Kill a Mockingbird

  • Tuesday, August 5th at 4pm - 10th grade AP World History - Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake: 1577-1580

  • Thursday, August 7th at 2pm - 11th grade AP English III - Into the Wild and Fahrenheit 451

  • Thursday, August 14th at 1pm - 10th grade Pre-AP English II - The Sun Also Rises

  • Thursday, August 14th at 4pm - 9th grade Pre-AP English I - To Kill a Mockingbird

Supplemental Movie Discussions:

  • Wednesday, August 13th at 2pm - Fahrenheit 451 movie screening and discussion

  • Friday, August 15th at 1pm - To Kill a Mockingbird movie screening and discussion

Calling All Artists

The Lake Travis Community Library and Friends of the Library sponsor an ongoing rotating art exhibit. Local artists interested in being a part of this program should pick up a packet containing the policy and application form at the library. Packets are now available and will be eligible to be considered for display in the upcoming months.


Follow the Library!

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Looking for Recommendations?

Every month we offer monthly e-newsletters about books on a variety of topics. Sign up to join our new e-newsletter and every month you will receive an email and you can read them online.


Notice of Election /Aviso de Elección

An election will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 for the purpose of electing three Trustees to the Board of Trustees of the Lake Travis Community Library District. Please see the ORDER OF ELECTION for more information.

Una elección se celebrará el Martes, 04 de noviembre 2014 con el fin de elegir a los tres Síndicos a la Junta de Síndicos del Lago Travis Biblioteca Comunitaria del Distrito. Por favor vea la ORDEN DE ELECCIÓN para más información.


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