Calendar of Events

October 24, 2014

After Hours Event: Fall Party

Join us for activities, crafts, and It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. Costumes welcome!

Start: October 24, 2014 6:30 pm
End: October 24, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

October 23, 2014

documentaria eclectica: a real-life film series

An Oscar winner for Best Documentary, The Cove is an impeccably crafted, suspenseful expose of the covert slaughter of dolphins in Japan.  Rated PG-13 – Runtime 92 minutes

Start: October 23, 2014 6:30 am
End: October 23, 2014 8:10 pm
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

A Study in Sherlock Holmes –The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes: The Case of Laker, Absconded

Join us Thursdays in October for dramas based on detective novels by Conan Doyle’s contemporaries. Films start at 4, but come early for an investigation activity led by the Discovery Center!  Doors open at 3; activity begins at 3:30.

 

Start: October 23, 2014 3:00 pm
End: October 30, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Northwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2035
Address:
6100 W 9th, Amarillo, Texas, 79106

AMARILLO READS: Downtown Lunchtime Book Club

In cooperation with Amarillo College’s Common Reader project, our autumn AMARILLO READS book is Blue Hole Back Home by Joy Jordan-Lake. Join us to talk aout the book and make plans to meet the author November 11.

Start: October 23, 2014 12:15 pm
End: October 23, 2014 1:30 pm
Venue: Downtown Branch Library
Phone: (806) 378-3054
Address:
413 E 4th, Amarillo, Texas, 79101

October 22, 2014

Amarillo Great Books

The selection for this meeting is Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad.

Start: October 22, 2014 5:30 pm
End: October 22, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

October 21, 2014

Speculators: A Sci-Fi Book Club

This months selection is Robocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson.

Start: October 21, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 21, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Northwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2035
Address:
6100 W 9th, Amarillo, Texas, 79106

October 27, 2014

Security Basics

This week, risks we all share, as well as scams and how to recognize them.

Start: October 27, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 27, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Branch Library
Phone: (806) 378-3054
Address:
413 E 4th, Amarillo, Texas, 79101

October 17, 2014

Trick or Treat–Library Style

Visit the Southwest Branch Library and choose a book, audiobook, or DVD from the selection of paper wrapped materials on display.  (You won’t know the identity of your selection until you get it home, but all choices are recommended by Library Staff in our BookNews Staff Picks e-newsletter.)   Return the entry form inside the book to be entered for a chance to win a prize!  The drawing will be held at 8 PM on Thursday, October 30 and the winner notified by phone.  Must be 18 years or older to participate, and only 1 “Trick or Treat” checkout allowed per day.  Books must remain wrapped until out of the library.  Some books contain an additional prize!

Start: October 17, 2014
End: October 30, 2014
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

October 16, 2014

Percy Jackson and the Heroes of Olympus

Celebrate the release of the final book in Rick Riordan’s popular series with games, crafts, and a chance to win your own copy of the latest installment, The Blood of Olympus.

Start: October 16, 2014 6:30 pm
End: October 16, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

A Study in Sherlock–The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes: The Duchess of Wiltshire’s Diamonds

Join us Thursdays in October for dramas based on detective novels by Conan Doyle’s contemporaries. Films start at 4, but come early for an investigation activity led by the Discovery Center!  Doors open at 3; activity begins at 3:30.

 

Start: October 16, 2014 3:00 pm
End: October 16, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Northwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2035
Address:
6100 W 9th, Amarillo, Texas, 79106