Calendar of Events

August 6, 2014

Tiny Tales

The story time is for preschoolers and others!

Start: August 6, 2014 10:30 am
End: August 6, 2014 11:00 am
Venue: Northwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2035
Address:
6100 W 9th, Amarillo, Texas, 79106

August 5, 2014

PJ Story Time

Come in your PJs for a bedtime story!

Start: August 5, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 5, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Northwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2035
Address:
6100 W 9th, Amarillo, Texas, 79106

August 28, 2014

documentaria eclectica: a real-life film series

Heard of WikiLeaks in the media? Wonder what it’s all about? Find out in this documentary film about Julian Assange, information age transparency, and our collective search for truth. Rated R–Runtime 130 minutes.

Start: August 28, 2014 6:30 pm
End: August 28, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

Downtown Lunchtime Book Club

This month’s selection is a A Study in Scarlett, the first event in A Study in Sherlock, our autumn celebration of the Great Detective!

Start: August 28, 2014 12:15 pm
End: August 28, 2014 1:30 pm
Venue: Downtown Branch Library
Phone: (806) 378-3054
Address:
413 E 4th, Amarillo, Texas, 79101

August 26, 2014

Fourth Tuesday Book Club

This month’s selection is  The Devil’s Arithmetic by Jane Yolen. This award-winning novel of the Holocaust is a modern classic which Kirkus reviews called, “triumphantly moving.” Join us for good conversation about a great book.

Start: August 26, 2014 11:00 am
End: August 26, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

August 25, 2014

YA Book Club for Adults of All Ages

YA literature isn’t just for teens anymore. In fact, adults over 18 account for the majority of YA book purchases. Come join us to learn why readers of all ages love YA lit and choose a book to discuss in September.

Start: August 25, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 25, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Northwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2035
Address:
6100 W 9th, Amarillo, Texas, 79106

August 26, 2014

ESL Class Registration

Registration is at 9:30-11:30 AM OR 5:30-7:30 PM at the Downtown Library.

This autumn, AMARILLO READS is offering ESL instruction at the East Branch as well as the Downtown Library. ESL classes are FREE and cover BASIC English, but enrollment is required. Classes begin September 2 and the fall schedule will be Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 PM at  the Downtown Library, OR Wednesdays and Thursdays at the East Branch Library at 9:30 AM.

If you are unable to attend registration on August 26, please call Pat Mullin at 378-6038.

Date: August 26, 2014
Venue: Downtown Branch Library
Phone: (806) 378-3054
Address:
413 E 4th, Amarillo, Texas, 79101

August 25, 2014

U.S. Citizenship Class Registration

Registration is 9:30-11:30 AM and 5:30-7:30 PM, Monday, August 25.

For the first time, AMARILLO READS will offer a Citizenship Class taught in Spanish as well as the usual class in English. Classes are free, but registration is required and interested students can register for either class at these times. INS rules require that students planning to take the US Citizenship Class in a language other than English must have had their green card for at least 20 years and be at least 50 years old OR have held a green card for at least 15 years and be at least 55 years old. The Spanish language class will meet Mondays and Tuesdays from 9:30 to 11:30 AM and classes in English will meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.Classes begin September 2 and take place at the Downtown Library. If you are unable to attend registration on August 25, please contact Pat Mullin at 378-6038.

Date: August 25, 2014
Venue: Downtown Branch Library
Phone: (806) 378-3054
Address:
413 E 4th, Amarillo, Texas, 79101

August 19, 2014

Speed Dating a Book

Share your favorite books and authors (and get suggestions for books you might enjoy) in five-minute conversations with other readers. Come alone or with a friend, but be sure to bring the title and author of at least one favorite book to exchange with other book lovers.

Start: August 19, 2014 6:00 pm
End: August 19, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Northwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2035
Address:
6100 W 9th, Amarillo, Texas, 79106

August 16, 2014

Amarillo Anime Club

Did you like the Anime Viewing Room at AMA-Con 2014? Are you between the ages of 13-19 and want to watch anime, draw, and meet other anime enthusiasts? Then, join us for our monthly Amarillo Anime Club meeting! Call Summer Fenwick at 378-3089 for more information.

Start: August 16, 2014 2:00 pm
End: August 16, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109