Calendar of Events

October 16, 2014

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

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

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

Books and Boogie

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

Start: October 17, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 17, 2014 10:30 am
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

October 18, 2014

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: October 18, 2014 3:30 pm
End: October 18, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: East Branch Library
Phone: (806) 342-1589
Address:
2232 E 27th, Amarillo, Texas, 79103

October 20, 2014

Books and Boogie

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

Start: October 20, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 20, 2014 10:30 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: October 20, 2014 3:30 pm
End: October 20, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: East Branch Library
Phone: (806) 342-1589
Address:
2232 E 27th, Amarillo, Texas, 79103

Laugh and Learn

Start: October 20, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 20, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109

Security Basics

This week we’ll look at security for email and other online accounts.

Start: October 20, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 20, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Branch Library
Phone: (806) 378-3054
Address:
413 E 4th, Amarillo, Texas, 79101

October 21, 2014

Books and Boogie

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

Start: October 21, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 21, 2014 10:30 am
Venue: Southwest Branch Library
Phone: (806) 359-2094
Address:
6801 W 45th, Amarillo, Texas, 79109