Best Libraries in Austin

Check out the top Libraries in Austin, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Austin Central Library, Austin Public Library
1. Austin Central Library, Austin Public Library
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39 local reviews
710 W Cesar Chavez St, Austin
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 512-974-7400
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Dustin
I know it sounds boring to go to a library when visiting Austin but this place is stunning! Check out the amaz…
Paige
Austin's brand new library (as of November 2017) is amazing! Centrally located, incredible views, beautiful ar…
Chris
Brand new, state-of-the art library in the heart of the city. Opened in early 2018, the Austin Central Library…
1. Austin Central Library, Austin Public Library
1. Austin Central Library, Austin Public Library
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39 local reviews
710 W Cesar Chavez St, Austin
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 512-974-7400
Dustin
Dustin
I know it sounds boring to go to a library when visiting Austin but this place is stunning! Check out the amazing views of downtown from the…
Paige
Paige
Austin's brand new library (as of November 2017) is amazing! Centrally located, incredible views, beautiful architecture, technology petting…
Chris
Chris
Brand new, state-of-the art library in the heart of the city. Opened in early 2018, the Austin Central Library has won several awards for it…
2. LBJ Presidential Library
2. LBJ Presidential Library
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91 local reviews
2313 Red River St, Austin
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 512-721-0200
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Amanda
This museum, exhibition space and research centre has much to offer on the life and legacy of the US's 36th pr…
Kurt
I went to school at the University of Texas, and the library opened the year I graduated, or thereabouts, and …
Tom
The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library & Museum commemorates the life of our nation’s 36th president. It does a goo…
2. LBJ Presidential Library
2. LBJ Presidential Library
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91 local reviews
2313 Red River St, Austin
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 512-721-0200
Amanda
Amanda
This museum, exhibition space and research centre has much to offer on the life and legacy of the US's 36th president, Lyndon Baines Johnson…
Kurt
Kurt
I went to school at the University of Texas, and the library opened the year I graduated, or thereabouts, and yet I never visited this libra…
Tom
Tom
The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library & Museum commemorates the life of our nation’s 36th president. It does a good job balancing Johnson’s good…
3. Hit the Spot Cafe
3. Hit the Spot Cafe
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11 local reviews
5121 Albert Brown Dr, Del Valle
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
+1 512-563-5765
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Richard
Comfort food with a built-in public library. Open for breakfast and lunch every day, and dinner Friday and Sa…
Jon
A unique local restaurant attached to the Garfield Library. Great coffee and breakfast and the best burger in …
David
Good comfort food. It's attached to the Garfield Library that has internet access and plenty of books!
3. Hit the Spot Cafe
3. Hit the Spot Cafe
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11 local reviews
5121 Albert Brown Dr, Del Valle
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
+1 512-563-5765
Richard
Richard
Comfort food with a built-in public library. Open for breakfast and lunch every day, and dinner Friday and Saturday nights. Best french to…
Jon
Jon
A unique local restaurant attached to the Garfield Library. Great coffee and breakfast and the best burger in Garfield!
David
David
Good comfort food. It's attached to the Garfield Library that has internet access and plenty of books!
4. LBJ Library
4. LBJ Library
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11 local reviews
LBJ Library
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George
The Lyndon B Johnson Library was newly renovated with the highest technology, and is extremely entertaining an…
Molly
Lyndon Johnson's Presidential Library. Very interesting, open every day.
Christopher
LBJ Presidential Library has recently been updated.
4. LBJ Library
4. LBJ Library
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11 local reviews
LBJ Library
George
George
The Lyndon B Johnson Library was newly renovated with the highest technology, and is extremely entertaining and education.
Molly
Molly
Lyndon Johnson's Presidential Library. Very interesting, open every day.
Christopher
Christopher
LBJ Presidential Library has recently been updated.
5. The University of Texas at Austin
5. The University of Texas at Austin
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146 local reviews
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin
+1 512-471-3434
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Laura
The campus is unique especially the University Tower and the Law Library is unique in that it has a fantastic …
Margie
Museums, Texas Memorial Football Stadium, LBJ Presidential Library, observatory, UT Tower, Bass Concert Hall,…
Ryan
Hook'em Horns, just down MLK you'll find The University of Texas at Austin, home of the Longhorns, Bass Concer…
5. The University of Texas at Austin
5. The University of Texas at Austin
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146 local reviews
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin
+1 512-471-3434
Laura
Laura
The campus is unique especially the University Tower and the Law Library is unique in that it has a fantastic collection of oriental rugs an…
Margie
Margie
Museums, Texas Memorial Football Stadium, LBJ Presidential Library, observatory, UT Tower, Bass Concert Hall, Baseball Stadium, Texas Rela…
Ryan
Ryan
Hook'em Horns, just down MLK you'll find The University of Texas at Austin, home of the Longhorns, Bass Concert Hall, The Frank Erwin Center…
6. Carver Branch, Austin Public Library
6. Carver Branch, Austin Public Library
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10 local reviews
1161 Angelina St, Austin
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 512-974-1010
LibraryPoint of interestEstablishment
Simran Raj
Interested in Civil Rights movement and Equal Rights? This is the place for you then. The whole library is cen…
Gwen & Richard
Our neighborhood library is a gem. Next door is the Carver Museum of African American HIstory. Check out the…
Sarah
Don't miss the beautiful murals at this great library branch.
6. Carver Branch, Austin Public Library
6. Carver Branch, Austin Public Library
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10 local reviews
1161 Angelina St, Austin
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 512-974-1010
Simran Raj
Simran Raj
Interested in Civil Rights movement and Equal Rights? This is the place for you then. The whole library is centered around equal rights. Che…
Gwen & Richard
Gwen & Richard
Our neighborhood library is a gem. Next door is the Carver Museum of African American HIstory. Check out the incredible quilt in the libra…
Sarah
Sarah
Don't miss the beautiful murals at this great library branch.
7. Yarborough Branch, Austin Public Library
7. Yarborough Branch, Austin Public Library
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6 local reviews
2200 Hancock Dr, Austin
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 512-974-8820
LibraryPoint of interestEstablishment
Roanna
Great library in an old theater. Scenes from "Dazed and Confused" filmed in parking lot. See original Ameri…
Troy
A public library with free wifi. Open Mon-Thurs and Sat.
Susan
Our local branch of the Austin Public Library.
7. Yarborough Branch, Austin Public Library
7. Yarborough Branch, Austin Public Library
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6 local reviews
2200 Hancock Dr, Austin
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 512-974-8820
Roanna
Roanna
Great library in an old theater. Scenes from "Dazed and Confused" filmed in parking lot. See original Americana sign.
Troy
Troy
A public library with free wifi. Open Mon-Thurs and Sat.
Susan
Susan
Our local branch of the Austin Public Library.
8. Harry Ransom Center
8. Harry Ransom Center
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55 local reviews
300 W 21st St, Austin
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 512-471-8944
LibraryMuseumPoint of interest
Native Hostel
The Ransom Center is an internationally renowned humanities research library and museum at The University of T…
Anthony & Hayley
The Harry Ransom Center is an archive, library and museum at the University of Texas at Austin, specializing i…
Joe And Susan
The Harry Ransom Center is an archive, library and museum at the University of Texas at Austin, specializing i…
8. Harry Ransom Center
8. Harry Ransom Center
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55 local reviews
300 W 21st St, Austin
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 512-471-8944
Native Hostel
Native Hostel
The Ransom Center is an internationally renowned humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin. Its extensive …
Anthony & Hayley
Anthony & Hayley
The Harry Ransom Center is an archive, library and museum at the University of Texas at Austin, specializing in the collection of literary a…
Joe And Susan
Joe And Susan
The Harry Ransom Center is an archive, library and museum at the University of Texas at Austin, specializing in the collection of literary a…
9. Twin Oaks Branch, Austin Public Library
9. Twin Oaks Branch, Austin Public Library
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9 local reviews
1800 S 5th St, Austin
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 512-974-9980
LibraryPoint of interestEstablishment
Austin
Public library with kid's area, free internet access computers and great selection of music and movies.
Sara
Local library right down the street! The building itself is really cool - it's totally solar-based!
Alexandra
Cozy neighborhood library. Free computer access and great reading nooks.
9. Twin Oaks Branch, Austin Public Library
9. Twin Oaks Branch, Austin Public Library
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9 local reviews
1800 S 5th St, Austin
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 512-974-9980
Austin
Austin
Public library with kid's area, free internet access computers and great selection of music and movies.
Sara
Sara
Local library right down the street! The building itself is really cool - it's totally solar-based!
Alexandra
Alexandra
Cozy neighborhood library. Free computer access and great reading nooks.
10. University of Texas at Austin
10. University of Texas at Austin
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63 local reviews
University of Texas at Austin, Austin
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Marco
The University of Texas campus includes the LBJ Presidential Library, DKR Memorial Stadium, Texas Memorial Mus…
Todd & Laura
Lots of history, museums, LBJ library, etc
Robin
LBJ Library, Clock Tower, Music, sports
10. University of Texas at Austin
10. University of Texas at Austin
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63 local reviews
University of Texas at Austin, Austin
Marco
Marco
The University of Texas campus includes the LBJ Presidential Library, DKR Memorial Stadium, Texas Memorial Museum and Blanton Museum of Art.
Todd & Laura
Todd & Laura
Lots of history, museums, LBJ library, etc
Robin
Robin
LBJ Library, Clock Tower, Music, sports
11. Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library
11. Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library
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6 local reviews
1105 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 512-974-3625
LibraryPoint of interestEstablishment
Lyon
Excellent location for a business meeting. A new library with an extensive childrens book section (kids furni…
Bethany + Bubba
Need a book, a movie, a quiet spot. This is the most beautiful library in town
Carl & Monica
Up for visiting the local library? Not too far away.
11. Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library
11. Terrazas Branch, Austin Public Library
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6 local reviews
1105 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 512-974-3625
Lyon
Lyon
Excellent location for a business meeting. A new library with an extensive childrens book section (kids furniture too).
Bethany + Bubba
Bethany + Bubba
Need a book, a movie, a quiet spot. This is the most beautiful library in town
Carl & Monica
Carl & Monica
Up for visiting the local library? Not too far away.
12. Star Coffee Texas
12. Star Coffee Texas
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6 local reviews
201 East Main Street, Round Rock
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 512-840-0095
CafeBarRestaurant
Daphne
Great morning place to meet. They have coffee, a nice selection for lunch and Amy's Ice Cream as well. There…
Kassandra
Great morning place to meet. They have coffee a nice selection for lunch and Amy's Ice Cream as well. There ar…
12. Star Coffee Texas
12. Star Coffee Texas
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6 local reviews
201 East Main Street, Round Rock
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 512-840-0095
Daphne
Daphne
Great morning place to meet. They have coffee, a nice selection for lunch and Amy's Ice Cream as well. There are some games that you can c…
Kassandra
Kassandra
Great morning place to meet. They have coffee a nice selection for lunch and Amy's Ice Cream as well. There are some games that you can choo…