• at Central

    The Library Foundation’s cultural series featuring author events, musical performances, film screenings, cooking demos & art exhibitions at the Austin Central Library Library Foundation members receive priority seating for atCentral […]

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  • Mayor’s Book Club

    “This year’s Mayor’s Book Club Selection is Dawnie Walton’s The Final Revival of Opal & Nev. This novel imagines two musicians against the backdrop of the 1970s music scene, and […]

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  • New Central Library

    In November 2006, Austin voters overwhelmingly approved Bond Proposition 6 to build the New Central Library. In December 2010, Austin City Council approved a $120 million funding plan for the […]

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  • Calendar

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  • Workshops Gallery

    Workshops School Workshops Posted by user on April 3, 2017 Each year, Badgerdog sends professional writers into classrooms across Central Texas, where they inspire students to embrace the challenge and […]

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  • Raise a Reader

    Raise a Reader emphasizes the invaluable assistance the public library can provide in promoting early literacy and good reading habits at a young age. Through St. David’s hospital and local […]

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  • Connected Youth

    For a decade, the Austin Public Library has proudly offered an award-winning Teen Services program to the teens of Austin. In 2009 Connected Youth introduced laptops and creative new programs […]

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  • Meet the Teaching Artists

    nicole v basta is a graduate of The New School’s MFA program in New York City where her chapbook V was chosen by Rigoberto González as the winner of the annual contest. […]

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  • Get Involved

    Badgerdog hires teaching artists (creative writing instructors) on an ongoing basis beginning in January and through the end of May. Candidates should possess a combination of teaching experience, writing experience […]

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  • What is Badgerdog?

    Many of the Library Foundation’s programs are devoted to literacy, reading, and increasing the entire community’s access to information and knowledge. The Library Foundation is very pleased to enrich its commitment to literacy through its acquisition of Badgerdog’s writing programs.

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