Upcoming Events for All Lubbock Library Locations:

  • Basic Computer Classes
    Dates: 03 – 31 May, 2016

    Are you tired of looking at a computer monitor and not knowing what to do? Well Patterson Branch Library has the answer to your computer knowledge woes.

    Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 AM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403

  • Table Top Games
    Dates: 03 May – 01 Jun, 2016
    All ages, come play a variety of table top games.

    Mondays at 3:30 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403
  • Toddler Story Time
    Dates: 05 – 26 May, 2016

    Read books, sing songs, make a craft. Ages 2-5.

    Every Thursday

    10:30 AM

    Godeke Branch

    5034 Frankford Ave.
    Lubbock, TX 79424

  • Teen Screen: Movie Matinee
    Dates: 26 – 26 May, 2016

    Join us for refreshments and a movie.

    Call (806) 775-2838 for title.

    3:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401

  • Left to Right Book Group
    Dates: 28 – 28 May, 2016
    At this month's book group, we will discuss Kimberla Lawson Roby's Rev. Curtis Black Series. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library.

    2:00 PM

    Patterson Branch
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403

     

  • Petting Zoo
    Dates: 31 – 31 May, 2016

    Come pet animals from Whitney’s Exotic Ranch.  Outdoor event for ages 10 and under.

    9:00 AM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401

  • Emancipation and Its Legacies
    Dates: 31 May – 27 Jun, 2016

    The traveling exhibition was developed by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in partnership with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and is curated by David Blight, Professor of American History at Yale University.  It will be on display at Patterson, during library hours, until June 27th. All ages.

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403

  • South Plains Wildlife
    Dates: 31 – 31 May, 2016

    Enjoy local wildlife.  Limited seating.  Tickets are required.  Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program.  Ages 12 and under

    2:00 PM

    Godeke Branch Library
    5034 Frankford Avenue
    Lubbock, TX 79424

  • Iron Pastry
    1306 9th Street | Dates: 01 – 01 Jun, 2016
    Compete in a three-part decorating challenge for teens going into grades 6 through 12.
    Registration is required.
    Call 775-2838 to register between 5/18 and 5/31 or until space is filled.

    3:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401


     
  • Summer Cinema
    1306 9th Street | Dates: 02 – 02 Jun, 2016
    Join us for a variety of children’s movies this summer. Call 775-2838 for titles. 
    Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program. 
    Space is limited.

    3:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401

  • Basic Computer Class
    Dates: 02 Jun – 30 Jun, 2016

    Are you tired of looking at a computer monitor and not knowing what to do? The Patterson Branch Library has the answer to your computer knowledge woes.

    Every Tuesday and Thursday
    10:30 AM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Magic with Harlin Rhoades (Mahon)
    1306 9th Street | Dates: 06 – 06 Jun, 2016
    Join us for an entertaining magic show.
    Ages 3 to 11.

    11:00 AM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401


     
  • Magic with Harlin Rhoades (Patterson)
    1836 Parkway Drive | Dates: 06 – 06 Jun, 2016
    Join us for an entertaining magic show.
    Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program.
    Ages 3 to 11.

    2:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403

     
  • DIY Crafts
    1306 9th Street | Dates: 06 – 06 Jun, 2016
    Get crafty at the Mahon Library.
    For teens going into grades 6 through 12.

    3:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401

  • Game of Thrones Support Group
    Dates: 06 – 06 Jun, 2016

    Join us to discuss all things Game of Thrones!

    5:30 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Magic with Harlin Rhoades (Groves)
    5520 19th Street | Dates: 07 – 07 Jun, 2016
    Join us for an entertaining magic show.
    Ages 3 to 11. 

    11:00 AM

    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407


     
  • Magic with Harlin Rhoades (Godeke)
    5034 Frankford Ave | Dates: 07 – 07 Jun, 2016
    Join us for a entertaining magic show.
    Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program.
    Ages 3 to 11.

    2:00 PM

    Godeke Branch Library
    5034 Frankford Ave
    Lubbock, TX 79424


     
  • Lubbock Author Rhonda Russell
    Dates: 07 – 07 Jun, 2016
    Lubbock author Rhonda Russell will be speaking about her writing process and her newest book. Book signing to follow. All ages.

    4:00 PM


    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Toddler Talent Show
    Dates: 08 – 08 Jun, 2016
    Come show off your talent. Ages 2 to 6

    10:00 AM

    Godeke Branch Library
    5034 Frankford Ave
    Lubbock, TX 79424


     
  • Smokey Bear Wildfire Prevention
    Dates: 08 – 08 Jun, 2016

    Texas A&M Forest Service is bringing Smokey Bear to teach us how to prevent forest fires. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program. Ages 12 and under. 

    2:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403

     
  • Summer Cinema
    1306 9th Street | Dates: 08 – 08 Jun, 2016
    Join us for a variety of children’s movies this summer. Call 775-2838 for titles. 
    Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program. 
    Space is limited.

    3:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401

  • Teen Wii Game Day
    1836 Parkway Drive | Dates: 08 – 08 Jun, 2016
    Play games on the Wii at the Patterson Library.
    For teens going into grades 6 through 12.

    4:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403

     
  • Ready to Read
    Dates: 11 – 11 Jun, 2016

    East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood hosts this great storytime for families with children 5 and under. Each child will receive a snack bag and a book to take home!

    1:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Civil War Feature Film: Glory
    Dates: 11 – 11 Jun, 2016
    In conjunction with the "Emancipation and Its Legacies" exhibit, we are showing the film Glory, starring Denzel Washington. Rated R.

    1:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403

  • Music with Andy Mason (Mahon)
    Dates: 13 – 13 Jun, 2016

    Sing along with singer/songwriter Andy Mason...because everyone loves pizza. Ages 3 to 10.

    11:00 AM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401


  • Music with Andy Mason (Patterson)
    Dates: 13 – 13 Jun, 2016

    Sing along with singer/songwriter Andy Mason...because everyone loves pizza. Ages 3 to 10. Tickets required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program. Space is limited.

    2:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Music with Andy Mason (Groves)
    Dates: 14 – 14 Jun, 2016
    Sing along with singer/songwriter Andy Mason...because everyone loves pizza. Ages 3 to 10.

    11:00 AM

    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407

  • Music with Andy Mason (Godeke)
    Dates: 14 – 14 Jun, 2016
    Sing along with singer/songwriter Andy Mason...because everyone loves pizza. Ages 3 to 10. Tickets required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program. Space is limited.

    2:00 PM

    Godeke Branch Library
    5034 Frankford Ave
    Lubbock, TX 79424

  • Emancipation from the Perspective of the Enslaved
    Dates: 14 – 14 Jun, 2016

    In conjunction with the "Emancipation and Its Legacies" exhibit, Dr. Karlos Hill, association professor of African American History at Texas Tech, will be discussing the Emancipation from the perspective of the enslaved and the role they played in gaining their freedom. All ages.

    5:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Around the World with Music (Mahon)
    Dates: 15 – 15 Jun, 2016
    In this program for ages 3 and up, we bring together stories and music from around the world. Presented by the Caerus Ensemble.

    10:30 AM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401


     
  • Library Mini Golf with Golf USA
    5034 Frankford Ave | Dates: 15 – 15 Jun, 2016
    Come play on our indoor golf course sponsored by Golf USA.
    For teens going into grades 6 through 12.

    2:00 PM

    Godeke Branch Library
    5034 Frankford Ave
    Lubbock, TX 79424


     
  • South Plains Pup Patrol
    Dates: 15 – 15 Jun, 2016

    Come learn about bite prevention and how to be a responsible pet owner! Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program. Ages 12 and under.

    2:00 PM

    Patterson Branch
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Around the World with Music (Godeke)
    Dates: 16 – 16 Jun, 2016
    In this program for ages 3 and up, we bring together stories and music from around the world. Presented by the Caerus Ensemble. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program.

    10:30 AM

    Godeke Branch Library
    5034 Frankford Ave
    Lubbock, TX 79424


     
  • Teen Game Day
    5520 19th Street | Dates: 16 – 16 Jun, 2016
    Come play a variety of board games and video games at the Groves Library.
    For teens going into grades 6 through 12.

    3:00 PM

    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407

     
  • Kidz Science (Mahon)
    Dates: 20 – 20 Jun, 2016
    Join us for cool science experiments with Dr. Ben. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program. Seating is limited. Ages 4 to 12.

    12:30 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401


     
  • Kidz Science (Patterson)
    Dates: 20 – 20 Jun, 2016
    Join us for cool science experiments with Dr. Ben. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program. Seating is limited. Ages 4 to 12.

    3:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403

     
  • Game of Thrones Support Group
    Dates: 20 – 20 Jun, 2016

    Join us to discuss all things Game of Thrones!

    5:30 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Outside the Lines
    Dates: 20 – 20 Jun, 2016
    Drop by for a relaxing evening of coloring for adults. We will provide the materials and snacks.

    7:00 PM

    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407 
  • Kidz Science (Godeke)
    Dates: 21 – 21 Jun, 2016
    Join us for cool science experiments with Dr. Ben. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program. Seating is limited. Ages 4 to 12.

    12:30 PM

    Godeke Branch Library
    5034 Frankford Ave
    Lubbock, TX 79424


     
  • Junior Engineer Camp: Hop to It
    Dates: 21 – 21 Jun, 2016
    Registration for this three day camp opens 6/6. Provided by the Museum of Science, Whitacre College of Engineering, and Texas Tech University. Seating is extremely limited. Grades 2 to 5 only. Dates: Tuesday, June 21; Wednesday, June 22; Thursday, June 23. Call 767-3300 to register.

    2:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403

  • Kidz Science (Groves)
    Dates: 21 – 21 Jun, 2016
    Join us for cool science experiments with Dr. Ben. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program. Seating is limited. Ages 4 to 12.

    3:00 PM

    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407


     
  • Texas and Gulf Coast Civil War History
    Dates: 21 – 21 Jun, 2016

    In conjunction with the "Emancipation and Its Legacies" exhibit, Dr. Angela Diaz, postdoctoral teaching fellow in Texas History at Texas Tech, will speak about the history of the Civil War along the Gulf Coast and southern states. All ages.

    5:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Villain Defense Seminar
    1836 Parkway Drive | Dates: 22 – 22 Jun, 2016
    Interactive bully defense seminar for teens going into grades 6 to 12 provided by Pittman’s Academy of Martial Arts.
    Registration required. Call 767-3300 to register between 6/2 to 6/20. 

    2:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403

  • Summer Cinema
    1306 9th Street | Dates: 22 – 22 Jun, 2016
    Join us for a variety of children’s movies this summer. Call 775-2838 for titles. 
    Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program. 
    Space is limited.

    3:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401

  • The Chocolate Games
    1306 9th Street | Dates: 23 – 23 Jun, 2016
    Compete in chocolate challenges. May the odds be ever in your flavor!
    Teens going into grades 6 to 12. 

    3:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401

  • The Hampstead Stage Company Presents "The Wizard of Oz"
    Dates: 24 – 24 Jun, 2016
    Enjoy a performance of this classic tale by a nationally-touring theater group. Ages 4 to 14. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library when it opens on the day of the program.

    2:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401

  • Ready to Read
    Dates: 25 – 25 Jun, 2016

    East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood hosts this great storytime for families with children 5 and under. Each child will receive a snack bag and a book to take home!

    1:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Left to Right Book Club
    Dates: 25 – 25 Jun, 2016

    This month we'll be discussing Kimberla Lawson Roby's Reverend Curtis Black series, Prodigal Son and Ultimate Betrayal.

    2:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Becoming a Hero with Pittman's Academy of Martial Arts
    Dates: 27 – 27 Jun, 2016
    Self-defense demonstration by Pittman's Academy of Martial Arts for ages 4 to 12. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program.

    10:30 AM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403

  • Rainforest Animals
    Dates: 27 – 27 Jun, 2016
    Meet some rainforest animals, presented by the Science Spectrum. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program. Ages 4 to 12.

    1:00 PM & 2:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401

  • Dungeons & Dragons
    Dates: 27 – 27 Jun, 2016

    For ages 13 and up. The adventure continues to unfold. You don't want to miss what happens next!

    5:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Family LEGO night
    Dates: 27 – 27 Jun, 2016
    Let’s build something! We will supply LEGO pieces or you can bring your own. All ages.
      
    6:30 PM

    Groves Branch Library

    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407

  • Creepy Crawlers
    Dates: 28 – 28 Jun, 2016
    Meet insects and arachnids, presented by the Science Spectrum. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program. Ages 4 to 12.

    2:00 PM

    Godeke Branch Library
    5034 Frankford Ave
    Lubbock, TX 79424


     
  • Desert Animals
    Dates: 29 – 29 Jun, 2016
    Meet desert-dwelling animals, presented by the Science Spectrum. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program. Ages 4 to 12.

    2:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403

     
  • Summer Cinema
    1306 9th Street | Dates: 29 – 29 Jun, 2016
    Join us for a variety of children’s movies this summer. Call 775-2838 for titles. 
    Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program. 
    Space is limited.

    3:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401

  • Reptiles
    Dates: 30 – 30 Jun, 2016
    Meet some reptiles, presented by the Science Spectrum. Tickets are required. Pick up tickets at the library the day of the program. Ages 4 to 12.

    1:00 PM & 2:00 PM

    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407

     
  • Teen Murder Mystery
    5520 19th Street | Dates: 30 – 30 Jun, 2016
    Catch the killer before he or she strikes again!
    For teens going into grades 6 through 12.
    Registration required. Call 767-3733 to register from 6/9 to 6/27, or until the program is filled.
    Space is limited.

    7:00 PM

    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407