Calendar of Events

November 1, 2014

The Process: Writing and Publishing with author Margaret Bickers

Join Margaret Bickers, as she shares what she’s learned has learned in the process of writing and publishing both fiction and non-fiction.  Although not born in Amarillo, Margaret got here as soon as she could and has lived in the High Plains ever since—with intermittent detours to Georgia, Iowa, and northeast Kansas. Margaret’s most recent book is Red Water, Black Gold: The Canadian River in Texas 1920–1999, and she is also the author of four novels and multiple short story collections published under a pen name.

Start: November 1, 2014 4:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

Words of Wonder

Research shows kids who attend library story times read earlier and are better prepared to start school! Join us at East Branch Library at 3:30 PM.

Start: November 1, 2014 3:30 pm
End: November 1, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: East Branch Library
Phone: (806) 342-1589
Address:
2232 E 27th, Amarillo, Texas, 79103

October 31, 2014

Books and Boogie

A traditional story time that includes songs or stretches with activities to follow.

Start: October 31, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 31, 2014 10:30 am
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

Laugh and Learn

We offer two sessions of Laugh and Learn on Friday! Come to either our 10:30 or 11:30 session!

This program is filled with music, finger play, and learning! Call 359-2035 for more information.

Start: October 31, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 31, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Northwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2035
Address:
6100 W 9th, Amarillo, Texas, 79106

October 30, 2014

Last Monday YA Lit Club (for Young Adults of All Ages)

This month’s selection is Killer Instinct by S.E. Green. Call Carmel at Northwest for more info.

Start: October 30, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 30, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Northwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2035
Address:
6100 W 9th, Amarillo, Texas, 79106

Laugh and Learn @ SW

Start: October 30, 2014 11:00 am
End: October 30, 2014 11:30 am
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

Laugh and Learn Downtown

Start: October 30, 2014 10:30 am
End: October 30, 2014 11:00 am
Venue: Downtown Branch Library
Phone: (806) 378-3054
Address:
413 E 4th, Amarillo, Texas, 79101

Books and Boogie

A traditional story time that includes songs or stretches with activities to follow.

Start: October 30, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 30, 2014 10:30 am
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

Laugh and Learn

Now we offer two sessions of Laugh and Learn on Thursday! Come to either our 10:30 or 11:30 session!

This program is filled with music, finger play, and learning! Call 359-2035 for more information.

Date: October 30, 2014
Venue: Northwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2035
Address:
6100 W 9th, Amarillo, Texas, 79106

Willy Wonka: a 50th Anniversary Celebration

It’s been 50 years since the publication of Roald Dahl’s classic, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and we’re marking the occasion with a city-wide celebration of all things Wonka! Make plans to visit any (or all) libraries for these sweet events:

North Branch 3:30 to 5 – PM Pure Imagination:  A Visit to the Chocolate Room!

Northwest Branch – 3:30 to 5 PM – The Inventing Room!

Southwest Branch – 4 to 5 PM – Wonka-riffic Scavenger Hunts!

Downtown Library – 6 to 8 PM – Willy Wonka on Film!

East Branch – 4 to 5:30 – Wonka’s Candy Construction and Chocolate Games!

Date: October 30, 2014