New Picture Books

Local author Carmen Oliver has two new books coming out this fall. In “The Twilight Library,” illustrated by Miren Asiain Lora, the Night Librarian transports forest bugs and animals to the land of imagination with her magical tales. “Building an Orchestra of Hope:...

Round Rock ISD Recognized

Round Rock ISD has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation. The recognition comes from the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation for the district’s outstanding commitment to music education. To qualify for the Best...

Former Longhorn Gives Back

Derrick Johnson (DJ), a former Texas Longhorn and Kansas City Chiefs linebacker, has returned to Austin to give back to his community through the creation of the nonprofit Defend the Dream Foundation. Through partnerships with Austin Ed Fund (Austin ISD’s nonprofit...

Double Scouting Awards

Tina Carter is one of the first girls to earn both the Girl Scout Gold Award and Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Eagle Rank. Congratulations, Tina! This local Austinite has enjoyed scouting since kindergarten. Starting as a Girl Scout, she worked her way up to earn Girl...

Award for Serving Others

Betty Richardson, Austin Family magazine’s longtime “Family Matters” columnist, recently earned the Service Above Self Rotary International Award. In the history of the local district, which includes over 50 clubs, only three women have ever received the award. Betty...

Teaming Up To Provide Meals

No Kid Hungry Texas and Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area unveiled a new refrigerated box truck that will help provide nutritious meals for families. The truck, made possible by a grant from No Kid Hungry, will help provide after-school suppers and snacks for...

Austin Completely Booked

Join us for Austin Completely Booked, your summer learning experience! The Austin Public Library wants you to read, explore, and create with us this summer! Reading and learning are important all year, but in the summer it is especially important to be an active...
2022 Summer Camp

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Fireworks Do’s and Don’ts

Fireworks Do’s and Don’ts

  Each year, in the month surrounding the Fourth of July, nearly 300 people are seen daily in U.S. emergency rooms for fireworks-related injuries, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). There were about 15,600 injuries and at least 18 deaths...

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Awesome Austin Theatres

Awesome Austin Theatres

Whether you have extroverts on your hands who love to be center stage or introverts who adore a good story unfolding before their eyes, take a peek into Austin’s theater scene. Many of them offer children’s shows, summer camps or improv to get the audience in on the...

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Four Parenting Tools From A Dad of Twins

Four Parenting Tools From A Dad of Twins

Our home life with twin girls is a blessing, but to be honest, it can be rough. We are mixing a sleep-deprived couple, two rightfully demanding babies, and a to-do list of tasks unrelated to babies. It’s not the best mixture. As a first-time dad of twin girls, I joke...

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So Long, Farewell

So Long, Farewell

Don’t you love the party scene in “The Sound of Music”? If you’re not familiar (we can no longer...

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Dawg Digs

Dawg Digs

She starts at the foot of the bed. Nighttime. The hubs and I are enjoying our evening ritual of...

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