Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Summer is here

While still officially a couple of weeks away, the soaring temperature says otherwise: summer is here. Whether you prefer to retreat to the air conditioned confines or play outside, the Austin Public Library has a plethora of resources to make your summer a blast.

The following books are great introductions and guides to the variety of natural resources and activities throughout Austin.

Splash across Texas!: The Definitive Guide to Swimming in Central Texas

Barton Springs Eternal: the Soul of a City

60 hikes within 60 miles, San Antonio & Austin, Including the Hill Country

Mountain Biking Texas

If shelter and air conditioning is more your style, take a gander at some of the reader’s advisory services available through the Austin Public Library.

Good Reads
Recommended book lists compiled by APL librarians and others.

Adult Summer Reading Program
Compile a list of your summer reads and potentially win prizes.

APL Book Clubs
A wide array of selections at book clubs throughout the Austin Public Library.

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