Acting: Scripts & Monologues


We have dozens of screenplays and shooting scripts at the Austin Public Library but they can be tricky to browse in the catalog. If you have a film in mind, search for the title plus (screenplay or script), like this:

Use the Keyword option. In the search box type: inception (screenplay or script)

You can also browse:

  • Screenplays — this includes items about screenplays and screenwriting
  • The 791.4372 section at Central


Search the catalog by a play's title or playwright to see if we have it, or browse:

  • Plays — this will include some general books about plays
  • The 812.54 section of the Central Library has the largest selection