Upcoming Events for All Lubbock Library Locations:

  • Friends of the Library Saturday Bookstore
    Dates: 30 Jul – 27 Aug, 2016

    Shopping every Saturday for FOL members at the Mahon Library, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can purchase a membership for $10. Only books inside the store will be for sale. The Better Books section and the regularly priced books in the book sale area will not be available.

    10 AM to 2 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Pokemon Club
    Dates: 01 – 29 Aug, 2016
    Meet other Pokemon trainers, share tips, exchange trading cards and participate in activities. Activities will vary each meeting. Lures will drop for one hour during meeting. (No meeting on Monday, September 5th.)

    Mondays, 6:15 to 7:30 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Learn to Knit
    Dates: 02 Aug – 27 Sep, 2016
    Join us for an evening of fun while learning to knit, crochet, or spin your own yarn.

    Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:30 PM


    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407


  • Ready to Read
    Dates: 27 – 27 Aug, 2016

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

    1:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Outside the Lines
    Dates: 29 – 29 Aug, 2016
    Drop by for a relaxing evening of coloring for adults. We will provide the materials and snacks.

    7 to 8:30 PM

    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407

  • Afternoon Movie
    Dates: 30 – 30 Aug, 2016
    Join us for a screening of The Jungle Book (rated PG). Grades 5 and under.

    4:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Daddy-Daughter Hair Day
    Dates: 03 – 03 Sep, 2016
    Calling all dads! Come learn how to style your daughter's hair from cosmetology student volunteers. Please bring your own brushes, combs, bobby pins and hair accessories.

    2:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Ready to Read
    Dates: 10 – 10 Sep, 2016

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

    1:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Social Security Strategies
    Dates: 12 – 12 Sep, 2016
    Find out what you need to know to make the most of your retirement benefits.

    7:00 PM


    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407


  • Roald Dahl Party
    Dates: 13 – 13 Sep, 2016

    Celebrate the birthday of author Roald Dahl. Ages 12 and under.

    4:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Teen Screen Movie
    Dates: 13 – 13 Sep, 2016
    Join us for a movie and refreshments. Call 775-2838 for movie title. Grades 6 through 12.

    4:00 PM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Teddy Bear's Picnic Storytime
    Dates: 14 – 14 Sep, 2016
    Bring your favorite teddy or other stuffed animal to a special storytime. No food, please.

    10:30 AM


    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407


  • Teddy Bear's Picnic Storytime
    Dates: 15 – 15 Sep, 2016
    Bring your favorite teddy or other stuffed animal to a special storytime. No food, please.

    10:30 AM


    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407


  • Pokemon Go Downtown Safari
    Dates: 17 – 17 Sep, 2016
    Join us as we check out some downtown Pokestops! Start and finish at the Mahon Library. Water and sunscreen will be provided. We will drop lures when we return to the library. Call 775-2835 to register. All ages.

    10:00 to 11:30 AM

    Mahon Library
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Healthy Ageless Living
    Dates: 19 – 19 Sep, 2016
    Lubbock author and triathlete Mike Greer will share his secrets to staying healthy and active at any age.

    7:00 PM


    Groves Branch Library
    5520 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407


  • FOL Book Sale
    Dates: 23 – 23 Sep, 2016
    It's the Friends of the Library annual book sale! We also have audiobooks, magazines, DVDs and more.

    Friday, September 23, 9 AM to 5 PM (Members only)
    Saturday, September 24, 9 AM to 5 PM
    Sunday, September 25, 1 PM to 4 PM
    Monday, September 26, 3 PM to 7 PM

    Mahon Library Basement
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401

    Friday is for members only. Join at the door for $10. All other days are open to the public.
  • FOL Book Sale
    Dates: 24 – 24 Sep, 2016
    It's the Friends of the Library annual book sale! We also have audiobooks, magazines, DVDs and more.

    Friday, September 23, 9 AM to 5 PM (Members only)
    Saturday, September 24, 9 AM to 5 PM
    Sunday, September 25, 1 PM to 4 PM
    Monday, September 26, 3 PM to 7 PM

    Mahon Library Basement
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401

    Friday is for members only. Join at the door for $10. All other days are open to the public.
  • Ready to Read
    Dates: 24 – 24 Sep, 2016

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

    1:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • FOL Book Sale
    Dates: 25 – 25 Sep, 2016
    It's the Friends of the Library annual book sale! We also have audiobooks, magazines, DVDs and more.

    Friday, September 23, 9 AM to 5 PM (Members only)
    Saturday, September 24, 9 AM to 5 PM
    Sunday, September 25, 1 PM to 4 PM
    Monday, September 26, 3 PM to 7 PM

    Mahon Library Basement
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401

    Friday is for members only. Join at the door for $10. All other days are open to the public.
  • FOL Book Sale
    Dates: 26 – 26 Sep, 2016
    It's the Friends of the Library annual book sale! We also have audiobooks, magazines, DVDs and more.

    Friday, September 23, 9 AM to 5 PM (Members only)
    Saturday, September 24, 9 AM to 5 PM
    Sunday, September 25, 1 PM to 4 PM
    Monday, September 26, 3 PM to 7 PM

    Mahon Library Basement
    1306 9th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79401

    Friday is for members only. Join at the door for $10. All other days are open to the public.
  • Hero Kids
    Dates: 26 – 26 Sep, 2016

    A game where kids are the heroes and they save the world! Ages 6 and up.

    5:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Dungeons & Dragons
    Dates: 26 – 26 Sep, 2016

    The adventure starts here! Come if you're ready for challenges, danger, adventure and treasure. Ages 13 and up.

    5:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Virtual Read-Out!
    Dates: 27 – 27 Sep, 2016

    Teens, come take pictures or videos with one of the many banned books during Banned Book Week to show your support for intellectual freedom.

    5:00 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403


  • Espresso Patronum!
    Dates: 29 – 29 Sep, 2016
    Celebrate National Coffee Day with free coffee at the Patterson Library.

    9 AM to 5 PM

    Patterson Branch Library
    1836 Parkway Drive
    Lubbock, TX 79403