Upcoming Events for All Lubbock Library Locations:

  • Learn to Knit
    Dates: 04 Apr – 30 May, 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: 22 – 29 Apr, 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
  • Franchise Fever: King Arthur
    Dates: 29 – 29 Apr, 2017

    Watch the 2004 movie King Arthur before King Arthur: Legend of the Sword premieres in theaters. Free popcorn and soda.

    2:30 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Nerd Meet
    Dates: 01 – 22 May, 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

    May 1     Interactive move: Guardians of the Galaxy. Teen & up.
    May 8     Music & graphic novels. All ages.
    May 15   Craft: Groot & Galaxy crafts. All ages.
    May 22   Watch the anime "No Matter How I Look at It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Not Popular." Ages 16 and up.

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Children's Book Week Story Time
    Dates: 02 – 03 May, 2017

    Join us in a celebration of some of the most beloved children's books. Stories, crafts and refreshments will be provided. We will meet in the Community Room.

    10:30 AM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401 
  • Reel Books Book Group
    Dates: 04 – 04 May, 2017

    We will discuss our next book, The Dinner by Herman Koch, on Thursday, May 4 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 


  • Friends of the Library 50th Anniversary Book Sale
    Dates: 05 – 05 May, 2017

    Shop for books, DVDs and more. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

    Friday, May 5          9 AM to 5 PM     Members only - join at the door.
    Saturday, May 6      9 AM to 5 PM    Open to the public.
    Sunday, May 7        1 PM to 4 PM     Half price sale on regular books.
    Monday, May 8       3 PM to 7 PM      Fill a grocery sack for $5 (does not include Better Books).

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Friends of the Library 50th Anniversary Book Sale
    Dates: 06 – 06 May, 2017

    Shop for books, DVDs and more. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

    Friday, May 5          9 AM to 5 PM     Members only - join at the door.
    Saturday, May 6      9 AM to 5 PM    Open to the public.
    Sunday, May 7        1 PM to 4 PM     Half price sale on regular books.
    Monday, May 8       3 PM to 7 PM      Fill a grocery sack for $5 (does not include Better Books).

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Free Comic Book Day
    Dates: 06 – 06 May, 2017

    Drop by any library location to pick up a free comic while supplies last. Costumes encouraged. Other participating locations include Star Comics (2014 34th Street), Star Books & Comics (916 16th Street), and Alamo Drafthouse (120 W Loop 289).

    9 AM to 6 PM

    Mahon Library - 1306 9th Street
    Godeke Branch - 5034 Frankford Avenue
    Groves Branch - 5520 19th Street
  • Friends of the Library 50th Anniversary Book Sale
    Dates: 07 – 07 May, 2017

    Shop for books, DVDs and more. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

    Friday, May 5          9 AM to 5 PM     Members only - join at the door.
    Saturday, May 6      9 AM to 5 PM    Open to the public.
    Sunday, May 7        1 PM to 4 PM     Half price sale on regular books.
    Monday, May 8       3 PM to 7 PM      Fill a grocery sack for $5 (does not include Better Books).

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Friends of the Library 50th Anniversary Book Sale
    Dates: 08 – 08 May, 2017

    Shop for books, DVDs and more. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

    Friday, May 5          9 AM to 5 PM     Members only - join at the door.
    Saturday, May 6      9 AM to 5 PM    Open to the public.
    Sunday, May 7        1 PM to 4 PM     Half price sale on regular books.
    Monday, May 8       3 PM to 7 PM      Fill a grocery sack for $5 (does not include Better Books).

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Friends of the Library Saturday Bookstore
    Dates: 13 – 27 May, 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
  • Left to Right Book Club
    Dates: 13 – 13 May, 2017

    This month we'll be discussing Love by Delivery by Pat Simmons. Copies are available for checkout at the Mahon Library.

    2:00 PM

    Note: We are meeting at the Mahon Library this month while the Patterson Branch Library is closed for renovation.

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401


  • Franchise Fever: Pirates of the Caribbean
    Dates: 13 – 13 May, 2017

    Watch a Pirates of the Caribbean movie before Dead Men Tell No Tales premieres in theaters. The audience will vote to determine which movie we watch. Free popcorn and soda.

    2:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Family LEGO Night
    Dates: 15 – 15 May, 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
  • Afternoon Movietime
    Dates: 16 – 16 May, 2017

    Join us for a movie and refreshments. Call 775-2838 for movie title. Kids and teens welcome.

    3:45 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401


  • Outside the Lines
    Dates: 22 – 22 May, 2017
    Drop by for a relaxing evening of coloring for adults. We will provide the materials and snacks.

    7:00 PM

    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407 
  • Teen Movie Matinee
    Dates: 25 – 25 May, 2017

    Join us for a movie and refreshments. Call 775-2838 for movie title.

    2:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Blast from the Past: The Mummy
    Dates: 27 – 27 May, 2017

    Watch the 1999 version of The Mummy before the 2017 remake premieres in theaters. Free popcorn and soda. Adults and teens welcome.

    2:30 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Closed (Memorial Day)
    Dates: 29 – 29 May, 2017
    All library locations will be closed on Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day.
  • Petting Zoo (Mahon)
    Dates: 30 – 30 May, 2017

    Come pet animals from Whitney’s Exotic Ranch.  Outdoor event for ages 2 to 12.

    10:00 to 11:30 AM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401


  • South Plains Wildlife
    Dates: 31 – 31 May, 2017

    Meet different animals found in this area. Seating is limited. Tickets required. Pick up tickets at the library on the day of the program, starting at 9:00 AM. Tickets are free. This is a children's program.

    2:00 PM

    Godeke Branch Library
    5034 Frankford Avenue
    Lubbock, TX 79424


  • Teen DIY Art
    Dates: 31 – 31 May, 2017
    Create works of art and enjoy refreshments. Grades 6 through 12.

    3:00 PM


    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401


  • Petting Zoo (Groves)
    Dates: 01 – 01 Jun, 2017

    Come pet animals from Whitney’s Exotic Ranch. Outdoor event for ages 2 to 12.

    10:00 to 11:30 AM

    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407