The Dark Romantic Gothic: Edgar Allan Poe

Celebrate Poe’s birthday with an exploration of his short fiction

presented by Dr. Monica Smith Hart of WTAMU

Saturday, January 19 at 10 AM ● Southwest Branch Library — 6801 W 45th


Downtown Lunchtime Book Club

The Murders in the Rue Morgue The Tell-Tale Heart The Black Cat

Join us for lunch and conversation about tales of madness and murder!

Thursday, January 24 at 12:15 PM ● Downtown Library — 413 SE 4th


Poe-try Reading

Hear some of Poe’s most beloved poetry, or share your favorite Poe poem!

Sunday, February 3 at 3 PM ● North Branch Library — 1500 NE 24th


YMCA Poe Literary Salon

Join our AMARILLO READS partner for a stylish, literary evening!

Saturday, February  9 from 7-9 PM ● North Branch YMCA — 1330 NW 18th


Killer Reads: Salute to the Edgars

Presented every year by Mystery Writers of America, the Edgar Awards are widely acknowledged as the most prestigious awards in the genre.  Come check out past and present winners!

Monday, February 11 from 4:30-6:30 PM ● East Branch Library — 2232 E 27th


Edgar Allan Poe Mystery Theatre

Visit our Facebook page to vote for your favorite Roger Corman Poe adaptation, then join us to see the film!

Monday, February 18 at 6:30 PM ● Northwest Branch Library — 6100 W 9th


Downtown Lunchtime Book Club

The Fall of the House of Usher The Cask of Amontillado Premature Burial

Come bury yourself in great conversation on these three tales of being buried alive!

Thursday, February 28 at 12:15 PM ● Downtown Library — 413 SE 4th