Calendar of Events

December 12, 2016

PAPER CRAFTING: Origami Stars

Learn how to make paper stars of all sizes—from tiny ornaments to tree-toppers!  Ages 12 and up.

Start: December 12, 2016 7:00 pm
End: December 12, 2016 8:30 pm
Venue: East Branch Library
Phone: (806) 342-1589
Address:
2232 E 27th, Amarillo, Texas, 79103

December 10, 2016

THE WOMEN’S BOOK CLUB – The Second Sister by Marie Bostwick

Join us for the final political selection in our election year reads

Start: December 10, 2016 11:00 am
End: December 10, 2016 12:00 pm
Venue: Northwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2035
Address:
6100 W 9th, Amarillo, Texas, 79106

December 8, 2016

DINOSAUR CLUB

Join us for Dinosaur stories and crafts suitable for ages 6-10!

Start: December 8, 2016 4:00 pm
End: December 8, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: North Branch Library
Phone: (806) 381-7931
Address:
1500 NE 24th, Amarillo, Texas, 79107

December 6, 2016

POLAR EXPRESS PAJAMA PARTY!

Join us for a special screening of The Polar Express! We’ll enjoy cookies and milk, (with allergy accommodating snacks available), complete a holiday craft, and everyone will receive a small gift to take home.

Start: December 6, 2016 7:00 pm
End: December 6, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: North Branch Library
Phone: (806) 381-7931
Address:
1500 NE 24th, Amarillo, Texas, 79107

December 5, 2016

FAMILY FUN NIGHT – HOLIDAY S.T.E.A.M.

Join us for a holiday-themed look at Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math!

Start: December 5, 2016 6:30 pm
End: December 5, 2016 8:30 pm
Venue: East Branch Library
Phone: (806) 342-1589
Address:
2232 E 27th, Amarillo, Texas, 79103

HOLIDAY SKITS!

Monday through Thursday, December 5 through 8 AND December 12 through 15 – 9:30 AM AND 1:30 PM

Holiday skits (hilarious short plays based on popular children’s books created by our Youth Staff) are a beloved tradition at the Downtown Library.  This year we’ll feature Harvey Slumfenburger’s Christmas Present by John Burningham and Christmas with Morris and Boris by Bernard Wiseman.

Seating is limited.  Please call378-3089 to let us know you’re coming!

Date: December 5, 2016
Venue: Downtown Branch Library
Phone: (806) 378-3054
Address:
413 E 4th, Amarillo, Texas, 79101

December 3, 2016

WINTER PARTY

Please join us for a special Winter Party at the Southwest Branch Library!  We’ll have snacks, watch A Charlie Brown Christmas, and make ornaments & other crafts!  We hope to see you there!

Start: December 3, 2016 3:00 pm
End: December 3, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

READ to SUCCEED TUTOR TRAINING

Volunteer Tutors are the backbone of READ to SUCCEED.  If you can spend a few hours training and commit to one or two hours each week working with a dedicated student; you can change a life and make our community a better place.

Start: December 3, 2016 9:30 am
End: December 3, 2016 12:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Branch Library
Phone: (806) 378-3054
Address:
413 E 4th, Amarillo, Texas, 79101

READ to SUCCEED TUTOR TRAINING

Volunteer Tutors are the backbone of READ to SUCCEED.  If you can spend a few hours training and commit to one or two hours each week working with a dedicated student; you can change a life and make our community a better place.

Start: December 3, 2016 9:30 am
End: December 3, 2016 12:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Branch Library
Phone: (806) 378-3054
Address:
413 E 4th, Amarillo, Texas, 79101

November 30, 2016

40 YEARS DOWNTOWN

The Downtown Library was dedicated 40 years ago at the end of November in 1976.  Come help us celebrate with special Story Times, workshops, and a birthday celebration!

Gallery from the PhotoArchive:  All Day

Self-Check Demos:  All Day

Story Times with books from 1976:  10 AM and 2 PM

Virtual Tour of amarillolibrary.org:  11 AM and 3PM

Altered Book Crafts:  12 PM

Intro to Genealogy:  1 and 4 PM

Celebration with Birthday Cake:  5 PM

Drawing for New Cardholder Prize:  5:30 PM

Date: November 30, 2016
Venue: Downtown Branch Library
Phone: (806) 378-3054
Address:
413 E 4th, Amarillo, Texas, 79101