Upcoming Events for Children:

  • 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
  • Solar Eclipse Party
    Dates: 21 – 21 Aug, 2017
    Come view the solar eclipse with special viewing glasses at the Patterson Branch Library. The party starts at 11:30 a.m. (The eclipse will reach its maximum point at 12:57 PM and end at 2:26 PM.) We will give out glasses on the day of the party, starting at 8 a.m. There will be crafts for all ages.

    11:30 AM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403
  • Family LEGO Night
    Dates: 21 – 21 Aug, 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
  • Dog Days of Summer
    Dates: 23 – 23 Aug, 2017
    Calling all dog lovers. We will have a variety of activities to celebrate man's best friend.

    Dog Adoptions: There will be adoptable dogs on site. There is a $60 adoption fee (cash only). 
    Microchipping: Get your dog microchipped for $10 (cash only). Bring proof of rabies vaccination.
    Police K9 Demonstration
    South Plains Obedience Training Club
    Crafts and more!


    10:00 AM to noon

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • 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!
  • 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
  • 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


  • 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
  • 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