Upcoming Events for All Lubbock Library Locations:

  • Learn to Knit
    Dates: 01 Aug – 26 Sep, 2017
    Join us for an evening of fun while learning to knit, crochet, or spin your own yarn.

    Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:30 PM


    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407


  • Friends of the Library Saturday Bookstore
    Dates: 05 Aug – 16 Sep, 2017

    Shopping every Saturday for FOL members at the Mahon Library, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can purchase a membership for $10. Only books inside the store will be for sale. The Better Books section and the regularly priced books in the book sale area will not be available.

    10 AM to 2 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Nerd Meet
    Dates: 07 – 28 Aug, 2017

    Join us for all things geek culture and fandom related. Different activities each week. Ages vary according to activity.

    Mondays, 6:30 to 8 PM

    August 7      Craft Night: Make candy sushi. All ages.
    August 14    Game Night. Play card games, board games and video games. All ages.
    August 21    Anime Night: Watch "Death Note" episodes. Teens and adults.
    August 28    Music & Graphic Novels: Listen to K-pop, J-pop and J-rock.

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Teen Screen Movie Matinee
    Dates: 24 – 24 Aug, 2017

    Teens, join us for the movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (rated PG-13).

    2:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Teen Game Day
    Dates: 24 – 24 Aug, 2017
    Join us for a variety of board games and video games. Grades 6 to 12.

    4:00 PM


    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407


  • Game Night
    Dates: 28 – 28 Aug, 2017
    Join us for an evening of fun and board games. Age 12 and under.

    5 to 7 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403
  • Closed for Labor Day
    Dates: 04 – 04 Sep, 2017
    All library locations will be closed on Monday, September 4. Regular hours will resume on September 5. Have a happy holiday!
  • Reel Books Book Group
    Dates: 07 – 07 Sep, 2017

    We will discuss our next book, The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin, on Thursday, September 7 at 7 PM at the Groves Branch Library. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Godeke Branch Library.

    Meeting Place:
    Groves Branch 
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407

    Copies Available:
    Godeke Branch
    5034 Frankford Avenue
    Lubbock, Texas 79424


  • Introduction to Genealogy
    Dates: 11 – 11 Sep, 2017

    We are who we are because they were who they were. Let's celebrate our families with stories and photos.
     
    5:30 PM

    Patterson Branch
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Nerd Meet
    Dates: 11 – 25 Sep, 2017

    Join us for all things geek culture and fandom related. Different activities each week. Ages vary according to activity.

    Mondays, 6:30 to 8 PM

    September 4      No meeting (Closed for Labor Day)
    September 11    Dr. Who: Activities, crafts, comics and streaming episodes. All ages.
    September 18    Anime Night: Watch "Sword Art Online" episodes. Teens and adults.
    September 25    Batman: Activities, crafts, comics and movie (viewers' choice). All ages.

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • String Art
    Dates: 12 – 12 Sep, 2017
    Create your own string art designs using corkboard, pins and string. Age 12 and under.

    3:30 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403
  • Author Teddy Jones: Building a Story Collection
    Dates: 12 – 12 Sep, 2017
    Author Teddy Jones will read from her new book of short stories, Nowhere Near, and discuss her inspiration for some of the stories.
      
    6:30 PM

    Groves Branch Library

    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407
  • Open House at Patterson
    Dates: 13 – 13 Sep, 2017

    Come to the Grand Reopening ceremony and stay for a tour of the newly renovated Patterson Branch.

    10:00 AM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Teddy Bears Picnic Storytime
    Dates: 13 – 13 Sep, 2017
    Bring your favorite teddy or other stuffed animal to a special storytime. No food, please.

    10:30 AM


    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407


  • Teddy Bears Picnic Storytime
    Dates: 14 – 14 Sep, 2017
    Bring your favorite teddy or other stuffed animal to a special storytime. No food, please.

    10:30 AM


    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407


  • Left to Right Book Club
    Dates: 16 – 16 Sep, 2017

    This month we'll be discussing Seized by Seduction by Brenda Jackson. Copies are available for checkout at the library.

    2:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Movie: Blade Runner
    Dates: 16 – 16 Sep, 2017

    Watch "Blade Runner" (1982).  Free popcorn and soda. Adults and older teens welcome.


    3:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Family LEGO Night
    Dates: 18 – 18 Sep, 2017
    Let’s build something! We will supply LEGO pieces or you can bring your own. All ages.
     
    6:30 PM

    Groves Branch Library

    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407
  • Teen Game Day
    Dates: 21 – 21 Sep, 2017
    Join us for a variety of board games and video games. Grades 6 to 12.

    4:00 PM


    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407


  • Book Sale
    Dates: 22 – 22 Sep, 2017

    Shop for books, DVDs and more at the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

    Friday, September 22         9 AM to 5 PM     Members only - join at the door.
    Saturday, September 23    9 AM to 5 PM     Open to the public.
    Sunday, September 24      1 PM to 4 PM      Open to the public.
    Monday, September 25      3 PM to 7 PM     Open to the public.

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Book Sale
    Dates: 23 – 23 Sep, 2017

    Shop for books, DVDs and more at the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

    Friday, September 22         9 AM to 5 PM     Members only - join at the door.
    Saturday, September 23    9 AM to 5 PM     Open to the public.
    Sunday, September 24      1 PM to 4 PM      Open to the public.
    Monday, September 25      3 PM to 7 PM     Open to the public.

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Book Sale
    Dates: 24 – 24 Sep, 2017

    Shop for books, DVDs and more at the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

    Friday, September 22         9 AM to 5 PM     Members only - join at the door.
    Saturday, September 23    9 AM to 5 PM     Open to the public.
    Sunday, September 24      1 PM to 4 PM      Open to the public.
    Monday, September 25      3 PM to 7 PM     Open to the public.

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Book Sale
    Dates: 25 – 25 Sep, 2017

    Shop for books, DVDs and more at the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

    Friday, September 22         9 AM to 5 PM     Members only - join at the door.
    Saturday, September 23    9 AM to 5 PM     Open to the public.
    Sunday, September 24      1 PM to 4 PM      Open to the public.
    Monday, September 25      3 PM to 7 PM     Open to the public.

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Game Night
    Dates: 25 – 25 Sep, 2017
    Join us for an evening of fun and board games. Age 12 and under.

    5:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403
  • Dungeons & Dragons
    Dates: 25 – 25 Sep, 2017

    The adventure starts here! Come if you're ready for challenges, danger, adventure and treasure. Ages 13 and up.

    5:30 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Outside the Lines
    Dates: 25 – 25 Sep, 2017
    Drop by for a relaxing evening of coloring for adults. We will provide the materials and snacks.

    7 to 8:30 PM

    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407

  • Banned Books Wheel of Fortune
    Dates: 27 – 27 Sep, 2017

    Play to win prizes and learn about censorship during Banned Books Week.

    4:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Halloween ComicFest
    Dates: 23 – 23 Oct, 2017

    We will be giving partnering with Star Comics to give away free comic books in the Mahon Library community room.

    6:30 to 8:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401