Field trips are a great way for students to learn and explore the Central Library. Field trips are 2-hours long and include welcome/orientation, hands-on activities, and exploration lead by class chaperones.
If your group would like to check out books, please have students bring their Library card. We cannot issue cards during field trips. Students attending a school in Travis County qualify for a Student Card, and can get a card with their guardian at any library location prior to their visit; find application information here.
Lunch seating is all outdoors so plan accordingly. Outdoor lunch spots include the 1st floor Shoal Creek Plaza plus 3rd floor Reading Porch (seating 50) and 6th floor Reading Porch (seating 60). We also have about 20 seats in our 2nd floor food court.
Teachers will want to decide if computer use is a part of the visit prior to arrival. We have 24 computers for ages 0-12, and 20 more for 13-18 year olds. Larger groups will want to plan to rotate students through the computers available for their age group.