Calendar of Events

September 26, 2014

Knitting 101

Learn to cast on, do the knit stitch, and bind off in this two-hour class. Friends of the Amarillo Public Library provides yarn and knitting needles!  Class is free, but space is limited and registration required.

Must be 15 or older to attend. Call 381-7931 to register.

Start: September 26, 2014 2:00 pm
End: September 26, 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: September 26, 2014 10:00 am
End: September 26, 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: September 26, 2014 8:00 am
End: September 26, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Northwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2035
Address:
6100 W 9th, Amarillo, Texas, 79106

September 25, 2014

A Study in Sherlock–documentaria eclectica: a real-life film series

How Sherlock Changed the World

The Sherlock Holmes character had a profound effect on the modern detective story, but her revolutionized real-life criminal investigations as well. Join us for a look at how the Sherlock Holmes stories impacted criminal inquiry and forensic techniques. Not rated. Runtime 120 minutes. Presented in partnership with Panhandle PBS.

Start: September 25, 2014 6:30 pm
End: September 25, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

A Study in Sherlock: Downtown Lunchtime Book Club

As part of our autumn celebration of the Great Detective, we’ll discuss the first book in this popular mystery series featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, (or On the Segregation of the Queen) by Laurie R. King.

Start: September 25, 2014 12:15 pm
End: September 25, 2014 1:30 pm
Venue: Downtown Branch Library
Phone: (806) 378-3054
Address:
413 E 4th, Amarillo, Texas, 79101

Laugh and Learn

Start: September 25, 2014 11:00 am
End: September 25, 2014 11:30 am
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

Laugh and Learn

For many years Story Times were offered only at the Branch Libraries, but now there are  Story Times at the Downtown Library.  Laugh & Learn is especially for infants and toddlers.  For more information about Downtown Story Times, call 378-3089.

Start: September 25, 2014 10:30 am
End: September 25, 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: September 25, 2014 10:00 am
End: September 25, 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: September 25, 2014
Venue: Northwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2035
Address:
6100 W 9th, Amarillo, Texas, 79106

September 24, 2014

Amarillo Great Books Club

This month’s selection is On Happiness by Aristotle.

Start: September 24, 2014 5:30 pm
End: September 24, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109