Calendar of Events

October 23, 2014

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 23, 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

Laugh and Learn @ SW

Start: October 23, 2014 11:00 am
End: October 23, 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 23, 2014 10:30 am
End: October 23, 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 23, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 23, 2014 10:30 am
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

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

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

Songs and Stories

For many years Story Times were offered only at the Branch Libraries, but now there are opportunities to attend Story Times at the Downtown Library.   Songs & Stories is a Story Time for all ages—but particularly for pre-schoolers.  For more information about Downtown Story Times, call 378-3089.

Start: October 22, 2014 10:30 am
End: October 22, 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 22, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 22, 2014 10:30 am
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