Lubbock Public Library Events for the Week of May 20

Master Gardeners at Groves Branch Library
Monday, May 20
6:00 to 7:00 PM
Learn gardening tips from the Lubbock Master Gardeners! For ages 13 and up at Groves Branch Library, 5520 19th Street. For more information, call 806-775-3723.

Parenting Cottage Storytime at Godeke Branch Library
Tuesday, May 21
12:30 to 1:00 PM
Join us for a special storytime at Godeke Branch Library, 5034 Frankford Avenue. Each family will receive a free copy of the book read while supplies last courtesy of the Parenting Cottage. For more information, call 806-775-3362.

Come to preschool storytime at the library! This week’s schedule is:
Mahon Library (1306 9th Street)                                       Tuesday, May 21, 10:30 AM
Patterson Branch Library (1836 Parkway Drive)               Tuesday, May 21, 11:30 AM
Groves Branch Library (5520 19th Street)                        Wednesday, May 22 10:30 AM
Godeke Branch Library (5034 Frankford Avenue)            Thursday, May 23, 10:30 AM

Knit With Us at Groves Branch Library
Tuesday, May 21
1:00 to 3:00 PM
Join us for an afternoon of knitting at Groves Branch Library, 5520 19th Street. We meet every Tuesday afternoon! All skill levels and ages are welcome. Please bring your own needles and yarn. For more information, call 806-775-3723.

Origami Garland Craft at Groves Branch Library
Tuesday, May 21
5:00 to 7:00 PM
Learn how to make several different origami models to create a beautiful origami garland! For ages 16 and up at Groves Branch Library, 5520 19th Street. For more information, call 806-775-3723.

Tiny Tots Storytime at Godeke Branch Library
Wednesday, May 22
12:30 to 1:00 PM
Come to the Godeke Branch Library, 5034 Frankford Avenue, for storytime and a free book, courtesy of Literacy Lubbock. For more information, call Literacy Lubbock at 806-775-3634.

Senior Day Out at Patterson Branch Library
Wednesday, May 22
2:00 to 3:00 PM
Join us for fun activities, socializing and educational information for ages 50 and up at Patterson Branch Library, 1836 Parkway Drive. This week we will no-bake a banana snack bar while making a wreath! For more information, call 806-767-3300.

Cozy Corner Book Club at Godeke Branch Library
Wednesday, May 22
4:00 to 5:00 PM
Enjoy a cozy mystery book club with other enthusiasts at Godeke Branch Library, 5034 Frankford Avenue. This month we will discuss “Louisiana Longshot” by Jana De Leon. In June we will discuss “The Diva Runs Out of Thyme” by Krista Davis. Call 806-775-3362 or email [email protected] to sign up and reserve a copy of the book. For ages 18 and up.

PBS Kids Storytime at Mahon Library
Thursday, May 23
10:30 to 11:15 AM
We’ll be having a special storytime this summer with some of your favorite characters from PBS! There will be a story, educational PBS Kids episode, meet & greet, and an activity. Don’t forget your camera! Presented by PBS Texas Tech Public Media. For ages 10 and under at Mahon Library, 1306 9th Street. For more information, call 806-775-2835.

Tiny Tots Storytime at Groves Branch Library
Thursday, May 23
11:00 to 11:30 AM
Come to the Groves Branch Library, 5520 19th Street, for a storytime and a free book, courtesy of Literacy Lubbock. For more information, call Literacy Lubbock at 806-775-3634.

Cup Chicken Craft at Godeke Branch Library
Thursday, May 23
4:00 to 5:00 PM
Make an adorable springtime chicken to perch atop a shelf or cabinet, while supplies last. For ages 8 and up at Godeke Branch Library, 5034 Frankford Avenue. For more information, call 806-775-3362.

Teen Anime Club at Groves Branch Library
Thursday, May 23
4:30 to 5:30 PM
Come to Anime Club and make new friends who like anime! We will watch anime, eat snacks, and do some other fun activities. For ages 13-17 at Groves Branch Library, 5520 19th Street. For more information, call 806-775-3723.

“Nacho” Ordinary Summer Reading Kickoff! At Patterson Branch Library
Friday, May 24
1:30 to 3:30 PM
Kick off our 2024 Summer Reading Program with storytime, crafts, and nachos to eat! A book will be ready every 10 minutes. All ages are welcome to join the festivities at Patterson Branch Library, 1836 Parkway Drive. For more information, call 806-767-3300.

Left-To-Right Book Club at Patterson Branch Library
Saturday, May 25
2:00 to 3:00 PM
Join us to discuss “Male vs. Man” by Dondre Whitfield. Discussion titles are available for checkout in limited quality. There are also copies available on Libby in audiobook and eBook.  Next month’s title will be “The Gilded Ones” by Namina Forna. For ages 16 and up at Patterson Branch Library, 1836 Parkway Drive. For more information, call 806-767-3300.

Ringtail Ranch Zoo to You Crew! For Adults at Mahon Library
Saturday, May 25
2:00 to 3:00 PM
By popular demand, adults can come learn about lemurs from Ringtail Ranch Lemur Rescue & Sanctuary. Seating is limited. For ages 18 and up at Mahon Library, 1306 9th Street. For more information, call 806-775-2835.

2024 Summer Reading Program
Read books and win prizes with the Lubbock Public Library this summer! From May 22-July 31 log your reading on READsquared to try and win prizes. The reading challenge is open to all ages and can be accessed by visiting lubbock.readsquared.com or downloading the READsquared App on your preferred device. For more information, visit lubbocklibrary.com/summer-reading-2024 or stopping by your local library.

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