Calendar of Events

May 1, 2017

FAMILY FUN NIGHT – Spring Sprouts

Discover the amazing life cycle of vegetation.   Plant your own seeds to take home, care for and watch sprout and grow.

Start: May 1, 2017 6:30 pm
End: May 1, 2017 8:30 pm
Venue: East Branch Library
Phone: (806) 342-1589
Address:
2232 E 27th, Amarillo, Texas, 79103

April 16, 2017

CLOSED FOR EASTER

Date: April 16, 2017

May 8, 2017

AMARILLO READS – An Evening with Rilla Askew

Meet Kind of Kin author, Rilla Askew!

Start: May 8, 2017 7:00 pm
End: May 8, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts
Address:
United States

May 2, 2017

AMARILLO READS – STOP THE CYCLE: DEALING WITH CONFLICT

Counselors from Amarillo ISD discuss how to talk with kids about conflict, the difference between disagreements and bullying, and how to work together to create a safe, positive environment.

Start: May 2, 2017 6:30 pm
End: May 2, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: North Branch Library
Phone: (806) 381-7931
Address:
1500 NE 24th, Amarillo, Texas, 79107

April 29, 2017

El día de los niños, El día de los libros – Colorful Africa

The Day of the Children, The Day of the Books—celebrate children, books, and cultural diversity as we explore the colorful traditions of Africa. Enjoy African stories and songs.  Make a spirit drum and play Mancala.  All ages welcome.

Start: April 29, 2017 3:30 pm
End: April 29, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: East Branch Library
Phone: (806) 342-1589
Address:
2232 E 27th, Amarillo, Texas, 79103

AMARILLO READS – THE ECONOMICS OF IMMIGRATION

Join Dr. Miguel A. Levario for a look at how immigration affects business and the economy.  Dr. Levario is a Texas Tech University Associate Professor of U.S. History & Borderlands Studies and author of Militarizing the Border: When Mexicans Became the Enemy.

Start: April 29, 2017 11:00 am
End: April 29, 2017 1:00 pm
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

THE WOMEN’S BOOK CLUB – Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

Start: April 29, 2017 10:00 am
End: April 29, 2017 12:00 pm
Venue: Northwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2035
Address:
6100 W 9th, Amarillo, Texas, 79106

April 27, 2017

OPEN MIC NIGHT

Celebrate National Poetry Month!  Read an original poem or share a favorite.

Start: April 27, 2017 6:30 pm
End: April 27, 2017 8:30 pm
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

BETTER INVESTING WITH VALUE LINE

Mark Mechenbier of the Better Investing West Texas Chapter discusses Value Line and library resources for investors.

Start: April 27, 2017 2:00 pm
End: April 27, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

AMARILLO READS – Downtown Lunchtime Book Club – Kind of Kin by Rilla Askew

Start: April 27, 2017 12:15 pm
End: April 27, 2017 1:15 pm
Venue: Downtown Branch Library
Phone: (806) 378-3054
Address:
413 E 4th, Amarillo, Texas, 79101