Directions and Parking for AIPF 2017 Venues (revised 4/1/2017)


NW  New World Deli is the headquarters.  This is where Registration will be every day. (No registration on Sunday.) 4101 Guadalupe St. 78751.  41st and Guadalupe.  (New World Deli is Family Friendly.)


LQ  La Quinta Inn Austin – University Area is the host hotel.  5812 N Interstate 35  78751.

Corner of I-35 and 290, on the southbound I-35 Frontage Road.

Driving directions from the North:  Exit 238-A.

Driving directions from the East:  Exit I-35 North Left on South I-35 Frontage

Driving directions from the South:  Exit 238-A. Stay in the left lane. Turn left under the bridge and immediately turn left onto the southbound I-35 Frontage Road. Get into the right lane.

Driving directions from the West:  Exit I-35 South Right on South I-35 Frontage


BN  Barnes & Noble, the Arboretum 10000 Research Blvd #158 78759.  In the Arboretum just west of 183 (Research Blvd.) and north of 360 (Capital of Texas Hwy.). Going north on 183, take the Capital of Texas/Great Hills Trail exit.  Continue on the Frontage road through the Capital of Texas Hwy intersection.  In the far left lane, take a U-turn under the bridge just before Great Hills Trail. On the Frontage road going south, take the first road to the right into the Arboretum shopping mall.


BL Blanton Museum Smith Building Edgar A. Smith Building 200 E. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. 78701.  All events take place in the Smith Building, which is next to Blanton Museum.  Located north of the Capitol, on the south side of the University of Texas.  From I-35 take exit 235A toward the University of Texas.  Turn onto Martin Luther King Blvd. going west.  Parking is in the Brazos Garage at MLK Blvd and Brazos St. The Smith Building is on the other side of the Blanton Museum.  There is approximately a $6 to $8 fee for either street parking or for garage parking.

(Note that no selling is allowed in or around any building on the UT campus.)


BW  BookWoman 5501 N. Lamar Blvd. 78751.  1 1/2 blocks south of 2222.


CL Casa De Luz 1701 Toomey Road  78704.  Between Zachary Scott Theatre and Zilker Park. From Barton Springs Road turn onto Sterzing St.  Alternatively, from Lamar Blvd. turn onto Toomey Road. 

(Note that Casa De Luz is vegan.  Please be respectful of all areas of Casa De Luz by not bringing in anything with animal products including eggs and dairy.)


FE  Full English 2000 Southern Oaks Dr. 78745.  Manchaca between 290 and Stassney.


KB  Kick Butt Coffee 5775 Airport Blvd. 78752.  Just north of Koenig Lane (Hwy 290) on Airport Blvd.


MA  Malvern Books  613 W 29th St. 78705. 29th and Guadalupe. On 29th St. 1/2 block west of Guadalupe St. 

(Note that no selling is allowed at Malvern Books without previous permission. 60/40 split.)


MT  Maria’s Taco  2529 S Lamar Blvd. 78704 Map Search: Maria’s Taco Xpress. South Lamar between Oltorf and Manchaca.


RR  Recycled Reads 5335 Burnet Rd. 78756.  4 blocks south of 2222 on Burnet.

(Note that no selling is allowed at any library facility including Recycled Reads.  Recycled Reads is Family Friendly.)


TH   Threadgill’s Restaurant - North  6416 N Lamar Blvd. 78752.  Lamar Blvd. between Lamar Pl. and Brentwood St.


WM  Westminster Manor 4200 Jackson Ave. 78731. The Westminster reading is at the Preston building.  Parking is at the Windsor building 4200 Jackson Ave.  A shuttle will take you to the Preston building 4100 Jackson Ave.  Immediately in front of the entrance is the elevator.  Take it one flight down.  The chapel will be immediately in front of you.  (The only parking is next to the Windsor building at the intersection of Jackson Ave. and Bull Creek Rd.)



AI  Austin International School   4001 Adelphi Ln.  78727.  From Mopac (Loop 1), take Parmer Lane west. Turn left onto Amherst Drive.  Turn right onto Adelphi Lane.


HT Huston-Tillotson University  1007 Chicon St. 78702.  Chalmers Ave. and E. 8th St.

From north Austin: I-35 South exit 234B toward 8th St-3rd St/Huston Tillotson University.  Merge onto the I-35 Frontage Rd.  Turn left onto E 7th St.  Turn left onto Chalmers Ave.

From south Austin: I-35 North exit 234C toward 6th -12th Sts.  Merge onto the I-35 Frontage Rd.  Turn right onto E 7th St.  Turn left onto Chalmers Ave.

The PARKING LOT is the gravel lot at the corner of Chalmers Ave. and E. 8th St.  The campus is the other side of Chalmers.

A-L Auditorium (Agard-Lovinggood Admin Bldg.)  First building on the left as you walk into the campus (#14 on the campus map).

A campus map is at Parking is on the left (west) and the A-L Auditorium is across the street.


MC  McCallum High School  5600 Sunshine Dr. 78756.  One block west of Lamar and 2222.  From 2222 turn south onto Sunshine Drive.