Upcoming Events for All Lubbock Library Locations:

  • Learn to Knit
    Dates: 04 Apr – 27 Jun, 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: 13 May – 24 Jun, 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: 05 – 26 Jun, 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

    June 5      Wonder Woman. T-shirt craft, activities, and episodes of the tv series. Teen & up. Bring a t-shirt to decorate.
    June 12    Anime Night/Viewing Party. We will watch a Transformers movie or Attack on Titan episodes. Teens & adults. Special time: 6 to 8:30 PM
    June 19    No meeting.
    June 26    Game Night. Play card games, board games and video games. All ages.

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Candy Chaos
    Dates: 22 – 22 Jun, 2017

    Join us for candy trivia, games and more. Grades 6 through 12.

    2:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401


  • The Hampstead Stage Company Presents "Beauty and the Beast"
    Dates: 23 – 23 Jun, 2017
    Enjoy a performance of this classic tale by a nationally-touring theater group. Ages 4 to 14. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library on the day of the program, starting at 9:00 AM.

    2:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401

  • Left to Right Book Club
    Dates: 24 – 24 Jun, 2017

    This month we'll be discussing Love Again by Genevieve D. Woods. Copies are available for checkout at the Mahon Library.

    2:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Blast from the Past
    Dates: 24 – 24 Jun, 2017

    Watch the 1999 film Blast from the Past. Free popcorn and soda. Adults and teens welcome.


    3:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Engineering Science (Mahon)
    Dates: 26 – 26 Jun, 2017
    The Science Spectrum will be here to show us engineering experiments. Grade 5 and under. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library on the day of the program, starting at 9:00 AM.

    2:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401

  • Wii!
    Dates: 26 – 26 Jun, 2017
    Join us for Wii games for grades 6 through 12.

    3:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403
  • Engineering Science (Godeke)
    Dates: 27 – 27 Jun, 2017
    The Science Spectrum will be here to show us engineering experiments.Grade 5 and under. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program, starting at noon.

    2:00 PM

    Godeke Branch Library
    5034 Frankford Ave
    Lubbock, TX 79424

  • Author Visit and Book Signing
    Dates: 27 – 27 Jun, 2017
    Author Bill Neeley will discuss his new book, A Tejano Knight: The Quest of Don Juan Seguin. Copies will be available for purchase.

    Tuesday, June 27, 6:30 PM


    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407


  • Engineering Science (Patterson)
    Dates: 28 – 28 Jun, 2017
    The Science Spectrum will be here to show us engineering experiments. Grade 5 and under. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program, starting at 10:00 AM.

    2:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403

  • Summer Cinema
    Dates: 28 – 28 Jun, 2017
    Kids ages 5 to 14, join us for "Aladdin" (rated G). Tickets are required. Pick up your free tickets at the library the day of the program, starting at 9:00 AM.

    3:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Kindness Rocks
    Dates: 29 – 29 Jun, 2017

    Spread kindness as we decorate rocks with encouraging messages. Grades 6 through 12.

    10:30 AM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401


  • Three Little Pigs Storybook Science
    Dates: 29 – 29 Jun, 2017
    Enjoy a story and science experiments by the Science Spectrum. Grade 5 and under. Registration required. Call 767-3733 to register starting June 19th.

    2:00 PM

    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407


  • Superheroes in Training
    Dates: 03 – 03 Jul, 2017
    Dress as your favorite superhero and enjoy crafts and activities. Grade 5 and under.

    10:30 AM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street 
    Lubbock, TX 79401


  • Closed for 4th of July
    Dates: 04 – 04 Jul, 2017
    All library locations will be closed on Tuesday, July 4. Regular hours will resume on July 5. Have a happy holiday!
  • Three Little Pigs Puppet Show
    Dates: 05 – 05 Jul, 2017
    Join us for a puppet show of The Three Little Pigs. Grades 5 and under. Tickets are required. Pick up your free tickets at the library the day of the program, starting at 9:00 AM.

    10:30 AM

    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407
  • String Variety Puppet Show (Mahon)
    Dates: 06 – 06 Jul, 2017
    A puppet show for grade 5 and under, presented by the Dallas Puppet Theater.

    10:30 AM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • String Variety Puppet Show (Godeke)
    Dates: 06 – 06 Jul, 2017
    A puppet show for grade 5 and under, presented by the Dallas Puppet Theater. Tickets are required. Pick up your free tickets at the library on the day of the program, starting at 9 AM.

    2:00 PM

    Godeke Branch Library
    5034 Frankford Avenue
    Lubbock, TX 79424
  • Summer Cinema
    Dates: 06 – 06 Jul, 2017
    Kids ages 5 to 14, join us for "The Emperor's New Groove" (rated G). Tickets are required. Pick up your free tickets at the library the day of the program, starting at 9:00 AM.

    3:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Under Construction (Mahon)
    Dates: 10 – 10 Jul, 2017
    Try your hand at our building stations and construct crafts that you can take home. Grade 5 and under.

    10:30 AM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Yes, Another Teen Movie
    Dates: 10 – 10 Jul, 2017

    Another teen movie? You bet! Call 775-2838 for movie title.

    3:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403
  • Under Construction (Groves)
    Dates: 11 – 11 Jul, 2017
    Try your hand at our building stations and construct crafts that you can take home. Grade 5 and under.

    11:30 AM

    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407
  • Texas A&M Forest Service
    Dates: 12 – 12 Jul, 2017
    Come learn about the Texas A&M Forest Service. Grade 5 and under. Tickets are required. Pick up your free tickets at the library on the day of the program, starting at 9 AM.

    11:00 AM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403
  • Summer Cinema
    Dates: 12 – 12 Jul, 2017
    Kids ages 5 to 14, join us for "Mary Poppins" (rated G). Tickets are required. Pick up your free tickets at the library the day of the program, starting at 9:00 AM.

    3:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Under Construction (Godeke)
    Dates: 13 – 13 Jul, 2017
    Try your hand at our building stations and construct crafts that you can take home. Grade 5 and under.

    10:30 AM

    Godeke Branch Library
    5034 Frankford Avenue
    Lubbock, TX 79424
  • Teen Murder Mystery
    Dates: 13 – 13 Jul, 2017
    Catch the killer before they strike again! For teens going into grades 6 through 12.
    Registration opens June 26th. Call 767-3733 to register.

    7:00 PM

    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407

  • Creepy Crawlers
    Dates: 17 – 17 Jul, 2017
    Meet creepy crawling critters from the Science Spectrum. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library on the day of the program, starting at 9 AM. Tickets are free and are first come, first served. Grade 5 and under.

    2:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Reptiles
    Dates: 18 – 18 Jul, 2017

    The Science Spectrum is bring out some reptile friends for us to meet. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library on the day of the program, starting at noon. Tickets are free and are first come, first served. Grade 5 and under.

    2:00 PM

    Godeke Branch Library
    5034 Frankford Avenue
    Lubbock, TX 79424


  • Restless Natives
    Dates: 19 – 19 Jul, 2017
    The Science Spectrum will bring animals native to this area for us to meet. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library on the day of the program, starting at 9 AM. Tickets are free and are first come, first served. Grade 5 and under.

    2:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403
  • Catapult Wars
    Dates: 19 – 19 Jul, 2017

    Challenge your friends to see who can make the best catapults. Grades 6 through 12.

    3:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401


  • Rainforest Animals
    Dates: 20 – 20 Jul, 2017
    Meet rainforest animals from the Science Spectrum. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library on the day of the program, starting at 9 AM. Tickets are free and are first come, first served. Grade 5 and under.

    2:00 PM

    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407


  • Emoji Party
    Dates: 24 – 24 Jul, 2017
    Dress as your favorite emoji. Emoji activities and crafts.

    10:30 AM


    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401


  • You Call That Art?
    Dates: 24 – 24 Jul, 2017

    Learn to paint like Jackson Pollock. Grades 6 through 12. Registration starts 7/10. Call 767-300 to register -- space is limited.

    3:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Hansel and Gretel Puppet Show
    Dates: 25 – 25 Jul, 2017
    Join us for the story of Hansel and Gretel, told with puppets. Grade 5 and under. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program, starting at noon. Tickets are free and are first come, first served.

    2:00 PM

    Godeke Branch Library
    5034 Frankford Ave
    Lubbock, TX 79424
  • Community Helpers: Police
    Dates: 26 – 26 Jul, 2017
    Meet an LPD officer and listen to a story. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program, starting at 9 AM. Tickets are free and are first come, first served. Grade 5 and under.

    11:00 AM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403
  • Summer Cinema
    Dates: 26 – 26 Jul, 2017
    Kids ages 5 to 14, join us for "Wreck-It Ralph" (rated PG). Tickets are required. Pick up your free tickets at the library the day of the program, starting at 9:00 AM.

    3:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Build a LEGO World
    Dates: 27 – 27 Jul, 2017

    Build with LEGO bricks. You can use ours or bring your own. Grade 5 and under.

    2:00 PM

    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street 
    Lubbock, TX 79407


  • Lubbock Has Talent
    Dates: 27 – 27 Jul, 2017
    Got a talent? Come perform at our talent show for teens (going into grades 6 to 12). Registration required. Call 775-3362 to register starting 6/26.

    2:00 PM

    Godeke Branch Library
    5034 Frankford Avenue
    Lubbock, TX 79424
  • Teen Glow Party
    Dates: 01 – 01 Aug, 2017
    Break out the glow sticks and join us for activities that glow in the dark. For teens going into grades 6 to 12.

    3:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Teen Board Games
    Dates: 10 – 10 Aug, 2017
    Join us for a variety of board games. Bring your favorite game or play one of ours. Ages 8 through 17.

    2:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401