Oak Hill Hampton Branch Library

5125 Convict Hill Road
Austin, TX 78749

512-974-9900

About Us

With great ceremonial fanfare, the Hampton Branch of the Austin Public Library opened its doors to the communities of Southwest Austin on April 26, 1997.

The branch was named in honor of Austin civic leader Will Hampton, who died on September 24, 1996. Built with Capital Improvement Project funds approved by voters in the 1992 bond election, the 8,400 square-foot facility was designed with the potential to expand to 15,000 square feet as demands grew. A colorful relief painting of water birds in flight currently surrounds a large round window in the branch lobby. The painting, created by artist David Everett as part of the City's Art and Public Places program, is set against a pitched ceiling of skylights to give the lobby an atrium quality.

Today, the Hampton Branch is one of the busiest branches in the Austin Public Library system with an average monthly circulation of 30,000 items. The branch also sponsors about twenty programs for children each month, and its two public meeting rooms continue to be well used by community groups of all kinds. In addition to its growing book collection, the Hampton Branch at Oak Hill maintains a nice selection of books on tape, CDs, CD-ROMs, and a variety of foreign language materials. It is a modern, thriving, people-oriented, facility with a large neighborhood following...and a good old "neighborly feeling."

Images provided by AmericanTowns.com, Ticketmaster
Please use "Flag This Place" to alert us about content that is inappropriate or needs immediate attention. Nothing you submit will be shared with other site visitors.

Upcoming AARP Events

View All AARP Events »


Find information about getting a COVID-19 vaccine in your state. CDC information is available at cdc.gov/coronavirus; additional AARP information and resources are at aarp.org/coronavirus. En español, visite aarp.org/elcoronavirus.

AARP Member Card

Join or Renew Today

JOIN FOR JUST $16 A YEAR

  • Immediate access to your member benefits
  • Discounts on travel and everyday savings
  • Subscription to the award-winning AARP The Magazine
  • An ally on the issues that matter most to you in Austin
  • Free membership for your spouse or partner
JOIN NOW