Calendar of Events

January 31, 2017

LET’S GO TO THE BEACH!

It’s cold outside but we’ll warm up with stories about sunny, sandy shores and create beaches of our own with kinetic sand!

Start: January 31, 2017 7:00 pm
End: January 31, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: North Branch Library
Phone: (806) 381-7931
Address:
1500 NE 24th, Amarillo, Texas, 79107

January 28, 2017

YAK AND YARN CLUB: Arm Knitting

This is a make-and-take program for ages 12 and up.  You’ll need one skein of super bulky yarn.

Start: January 28, 2017 3:00 pm
End: January 28, 2017 5:30 pm
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

PENGUIN PALOOZA!

Join us for crafts, games, and stories celebrating these delightful creatures.

Start: January 28, 2017 2:00 pm
End: January 28, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Branch Library
Phone: (806) 378-3054
Address:
413 E 4th, Amarillo, Texas, 79101

LAUGH AND LEARN COMES TO THE NORTH BRANCH LIBRARY!

Laugh and Learn is a story time designed especially for infants and toddlers—using books, music, and finger play to get kids started early on a path of lifelong learning.

Start: January 28, 2017 2:00 pm
End: January 28, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue: North Branch Library
Phone: (806) 381-7931
Address:
1500 NE 24th, Amarillo, Texas, 79107

AMARILLO READS – MARY SHELLEY’S WORLD

In addition to her own considerable writing talents, Mary Shelley occupied a fascinating world of poets and activists.  Join WTAMU professor Dr. Monica Smith Hart for a look her work and the circles she moved in:  her famous parents, her poet husband, friendship with other writers and the literary genius that created one of the most enduring characters in history.

Start: January 28, 2017 10:00 am
End: January 28, 2017 12:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Branch Library
Phone: (806) 378-3054
Address:
413 E 4th, Amarillo, Texas, 79101

January 27, 2017

MAD HATTER’S WACKY TEA PARTY!

Join us for a celebration of Lewis Carroll’s 185th birthday!  We’ll have games, photo ops, and a tea party worthy of Wonderland!  Especially suited for kids 5 and up.

Start: January 27, 2017 4:00 pm
End: January 27, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Northwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2035
Address:
6100 W 9th, Amarillo, Texas, 79106

January 26, 2017

AMARILLO READS – DOWNTOWN LUNCHTIME BOOK CLUB

Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley

Join us for a lively discussion of the novel that many say gave birth to the entire Sci-Fi genre.

Start: January 26, 2017 12:15 pm
End: January 26, 2017 1:15 pm
Venue: Downtown Branch Library
Phone: (806) 378-3054
Address:
413 E 4th, Amarillo, Texas, 79101

January 24, 2017

FOURTH TUESDAY BOOK CLUB

The Heart Mender by Andy Andrews

Start: January 24, 2017 11:00 am
End: January 24, 2017 12:00 pm
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

January 21, 2017

THE WOMEN’S BOOK CLUB

The Secret Life of Ceecee Wilkes by Diane Chamberlain

Start: January 21, 2017 10:00 am
End: January 21, 2017 11:00 am
Venue: Northwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2035
Address:
6100 W 9th, Amarillo, Texas, 79106

COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR

Begin the year or the semester the healthy way! Join us for a health fair co-hosted by Haven Health Clinics and the City of Amarillo Health Department.  Low-cost vaccinations will be available from the Health Department’s mobile vaccination clinic, and the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy will provide free health screenings.  Snacks will be served and several local organizations will be on hand to provide health-related information.

Start: January 21, 2017 10:00 am
End: January 21, 2017 2:00 pm
Venue: North Branch Library
Phone: (806) 381-7931
Address:
1500 NE 24th, Amarillo, Texas, 79107