From the US Green Building Council (USGBC) Central Texas Region - Join USGBC Texas for a tour of the Austin Central Library led by Jonathan Smith of Lake Flato Architects. The new $120 million library establishes a culturally-sensitive, civic presence and community gathering space in the...

From the Austin Public Library - Trashed, an award-winning environmental documentary, follows actor Jeremy Irons as he investigates the global scale and impact of humanity's modern wasteful consumerism and pollution. The film, written and directed by Candida Brady, is a call for urgent action to resolve...

Learn more about the future of integrating nature into the city with a new exhibit at the Austin Central Library. The exhibit "Garden City Mega City" is on display through April 15th at the gallery on the 2nd floor. The exhibit focuses on 16 built and unbuilt projects designed by WOHA, a Singaporean architectural...

Sponsored Post - from the City of Austin Office of Sustainability Austin is green and we all want to keep it that way! As a community, we’re committed to reaching the target of Net-Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, which will ensure a safe, healthy, vibrant Austin...

Saturday is the big day. The new $125 million Austin Central Library opens to the public Saturday, October 28th with a whole day of live music and activities. The day will begin at 10am just outside of the library and there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11am. The library will actually open...

After several delays, an opening date has finally been set for the new Austin Central Library. October 28th will be the grand opening of our city's flagship library branch. The new library is located in the Seaholm EcoDistrict, which has been redeveloped in recent years using green design and construction practices. Some...

From the Austin Public Library - Part of the library's Controversy & Conversation Program About the Controversy & Conversation Program: A series of documentaries about the most controversial issues of the day. Prior to all screenings will be a 30 minute informal conversation at 6:30pm, in addition to...