Pflugerville Library Director Named Librarian of the Year

Pflugerville Library Director Jennifer Coffey won the Librarian of the Year Award given out by the Texas Library Association every year.  She received this award at the Texas Library Association Annual Conference held in Dallas this year. This award honors volunteers, librarians, and library supporters who have made contributions to their library community in the…

A Brief History of Pflugerville

Pflugerville, Texas is located in Travis County 15 miles north of the Colorado River.  The city was founded in 1860 and named in honor of a German settler by the name of Henry Pfluger who arrived in the area in 1849.  The town started out as a post office and a general store owned by…

Spring Break in Pflugerville

Spring break is almost here, and if you haven’t planned anything to do, don’t worry!  Pflugerville has tons of activities for you and your family to enjoy! Here are some of the top picks for spring break 2018! Pflugerville Library As usual, the Pflugerville library will have lots of fun events for children of all…

Playscapes are great for communities

Playscapes and Pocket Parks are Great for Communities Pocket parks, also known as vest pocket parks or miniparks, pack a ton of fun into a tiny space.  Pocket parks are usually no larger than a home lot or two, and can be sprinkled into neighborhoods quickly to benefit the surrounding neighbors.   Don’t let the…

Toll Road 130 to Expand in 2018

Texas toll road 130 is expected to get much bigger, which is good news for travelers who frequently use I-35. The Texas Department of Transportation has hired engineers to design an expansion from four to six lanes between Texas 130 intersection with Texas 71 near the airport and Pflugerville’s I-45 North intersection.  The estimated cost…

The Top Trends in Interior Design for 2018

2018 is bringing in some fresh new looks for the inside of your home.  Whether you’re moving to a new home, or updating your preexisting interiors, these hot trends will really bring your home into the new year. Light, textured wood floors. Gone are the days of rich cherry or mahogany flooring.  Lighter woods, such…

“Paws & Read” Program at Plugerville Library

The Pflugerville Library is hosting the “Paws & Read” program, where children can sit down and read their favorite story to a furry friend! Literary studies have shown that reading out loud and listening to stories read aloud can improve vocabulary, provide confidence in reading and language problem solving skills.  What better way to practice…

How to Be a Good Neighbor

One of the wonderful things about living in a nice community is the ability to get to know your neighbors.  Neighbors can be a valuable resource, from being able to borrow that expensive tool to finish off a project, or someone to watch your home and gather your mail when your family leaves on a…

Pflugerville Public Library Holiday Events

The Pflugerville Public Library has tons of holiday activities for everyone in your family this year, making Pflugerville a great place to live!  Here are some of the many activities for you and your loved ones to participate! Afternoon with Santa-Saturday, December 9th Santa’s coming!  Grab your camera to take pictures of the entire family…

Home for the Holidays Sales Event – Wilshire Homes

Holiday homebuyers will receive something extra — 2,000 something extras — in their stockings when they purchase a new home from Wilshire Homes or Coventry Homes. During the Home for the Holidays sales event, Dec. 8 – 31, customers purchasing any Coventry or Wilshire home in the Austin or San Antonio areas will receive a…