Austin Public Library

Faulk Central Library
800 Guadalupe St., Austin, TX, 78701

The Austin Public Library was opened in 1926.  The present Central Library was opened in 1979.  It was named after local writer and free speech hero, John Henry Faulk, in 1995.  The Faulk Central Library serves as the reference and collection backbone of the Austin Public Library system.  There are City of Austin pay-to-park spaces in the lot between Faulk Central Library and the Austin History Center.  Additional parking option are available and can be found by clicking here.  A new Central Library is currently being built on Cesar Chavez.  It is expected to open in November 2016.

There are 21 locations total in the Austin Public Library system.  To see a map of other locations, click here

Hours for the Faulk Central Library are Monday- Thursday 11 am to 8 pm. Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm.  Sunday from 12 pm to 6 pm.  Other locations in the Austin Public Library system may differ.