Calendar of Events

August 28, 2014

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: August 28, 2014
Venue: Northwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2035
Address:
6100 W 9th, Amarillo, Texas, 79106

August 27, 2014

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: August 27, 2014 10:30 am
End: August 27, 2014 11:00 am
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

Laugh and Learn

Start: August 26, 2014 10:00 am
End: August 26, 2014 10:30 am
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

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

Monday Evening Laugh and Learn @ SW

Start: August 25, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 25, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

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

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.

Start: August 25, 2014 3:30 pm
End: August 25, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: East Branch Library
Phone: (806) 342-1589
Address:
2232 E 27th, Amarillo, Texas, 79103

Books and Boogie

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

Start: August 25, 2014 10:00 am
End: August 25, 2014 10:30 am
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

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