The Library Foundation's new cultural series featuring author events, musical performances, film screenings, cooking demonstrations, and gallery exhibitions at the Austin Central Library.




Brian Catling | The Cloven
Wednesday, July 18, 7:00pm
Demo Area (1st Floor)

Brian Catling discusses the finale of his Vorrh trilogy, reading from The Cloven, talking with Kirkus Reviews editor Clay Smith, and signing autographs. This event is presented in partnership with BookPeople.

Alexandra Bracken | The Darkest Legacy
Thursday, August 2, 7:00pm
Special Events Center

Young adult author Alexandra Bracken, author of The Darkest Legacy, now a major motion picture, will read from and discuss the novel with Sarah Pitre, founder of Forever Young Adult, followed by book signing by the author. This event is presented in partnership with BookPeople. 


June 13: 2018 Fiction Pulitzer Prize Winner Andrew Sean Greer & Less
May 24: 2018
Nonfiction Pulitzer Prize Winner Jack E. Davis & The Gulf
May 16:
The Photography of Gary Winogrand
May 14:
A Culinary Journey with Chef Alon Shaya 
March 14:
Pi Day
March 12:
Music & Cuisine with Michael Fracasso
February 18:
 Film Screening: Ex Libris
February 8: Bill Callahan LIVE Onstage
February 7: Bryan Mealer & The Kings of Big Spring
January 4: Film Screening: The Secret Life of Lance Letscher

Program Sponsors

Grant and Margot Thomas

Joyce L. and Stephen Hunt

Bipin and Rita Avashia