Parenting Cottage Storytime at Mahon Library
Monday, July 8
10:30 to 11:00 AM
Join us for a special storytime at Mahon Library, 1306 9th Street.  Each family will receive a free copy of the book read while supplies last courtesy of the Parenting Cottage. For more information, call 806-775-2835.

Puppet Shows at Mahon Library
Monday, July 8
2:00 to 2:30 PM
Drawbridge Puppet Theatre will bring their travelling puppet shows of Chicken Little and The Three Little Pigs to us! Tickets are required. Tickets can be picked up 30 minutes before the start of the program and are first come, first served. For ages 4-12 at Mahon Library, 1306 9th Street. For more information, call 806-775-2835.

Learn to Knit and Crochet at Groves Branch Library
Monday, July 8
3:00 to 5:00 PM
Want to learn how to knit and crochet? Join us to learn this craft at Groves Branch Library, 5520 19th Street. Ages 8 and up are welcome! Please bring your own needles and yarn. For more information, call 806-775-3723.

Magical Monday with the Magic Tree House at Godeke Branch Library
Monday, July 8
4:30 to 5:30 PM
We will read a few chapters from the book “Shadow of the Shark” by Mary Pope Osborne and make a shark coin bank while supplies last! This program is ideal for ages 5-8 with a focus on encouraging young readers transitioning into chapter books. Located at Godeke Branch Library, 5034 Frankford Avenue. For more information, call 806-775-3362.

Tin Can Owl Craft at Godeke Branch Library
Monday, July 8
6:00 to 7:00 PM
Come join us in making a cute tin can owl to be hung in your garden or turned into a planter, while supplies last. For ages 18 and up at Godeke Branch Library, 5034 Frankford Ave. For more information, call 806-775-3362.

PBS Kids Storytime at Mahon Library
Tuesday, July 9
10:30 to 11:15 AM
Join us for 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.

Come to preschool storytime at the library! This week’s schedule is:

  • Patterson Branch Library (1836 Parkway Drive), Tuesday, July 9, 11:30 AM
  • Groves Branch Library (5520 19th Street), Wednesday, July 10, 10:30 AM
  • Godeke Branch Library (5034 Frankford Avenue), Thursday, July 11, 10:30 AM

The Floor is Lava
Tuesday, July 9
12:00 to 2:00 PM
Play a fun game of The Floor is Lava! Families are welcome to attend at Patterson Branch Library, 1836 Parkway Drive. For more information, call 806-767-3300.

Game On at Patterson Branch Library
Tuesday, July 9
1:00 to 3:00 PM
Play fun board games, card games, and video games every Tuesday and Thursday this summer! All ages are welcome at Patterson Branch Library; 1836 Parkway Drive. For more information, call 806-767-3300.

Knit With Us at Groves Branch Library
Tuesday, July 9
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.

Magnetic Slime Making at Godeke Branch Library
Tuesday, July 9
4:00 to 5:00 PM
Get away from the screen and get to Godeke to create your own slime. What could be better? Batteries not included! For ages 8-12 at Godeke Branch Library, 5034 Frankford Avenue. For more information, call 806-775-3362.

Glimpses Lubbock History at Groves Branch Library
Tuesday, July 9
7:00 to 8:00 PM
Learn about Lubbock photographer Winston Reeves with Lynn Whitfield-University Archivist at Texas Texas Tech University Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library. In collaboration with the Lubbock County Historical Commission. For ages 18 and up at Groves Branch Library, 5520 19th Street. For more information, call 806-775-3723.

Teddy Bear Picnic at Mahon Library
Wednesday, July 10
10:30 to 11:00 AM
Bring your teddy bears to listen to stories, make a craft, and enjoy an indoor picnic! For ages 0-7 at Mahon Library, 1306 9th Street. For more information, call 806-775-2835.

Tiny Tots Storytime at Godeke Branch Library 
Wednesday, July 10
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, July 10
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. For more information, call 806-767-3300.

I Ruff Reading at Mahon Library
Wednesday, July 10
2:00 to 3:00 PM
Love reading? Love dogs? Come spend time with therapy dogs from the Lubbock ISD Muttley Crew every Wednesday this summer! For ages 12 and under at Mahon Library, 1306 9th Street. For more information, call 806-775-2835.

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

Parenting Cottage Storytime at Patterson Branch Library
Thursday, July 11
11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Join us for a special storytime at Patterson Branch Library, 1836 Parkway Drive.  Each family will receive a free copy of the book read while supplies last courtesy of the Parenting Cottage. For more information, call 806-767-3300.

Game On at Patterson Branch Library
Thursday, July 11
1:00 to 3:00 PM
Play fun board games, card games, and video games every Tuesday and Thursday this summer! All ages are welcome at Patterson Branch Library; 1836 Parkway Drive. For more information, call 806-767-3300.

Family LEGO Afternoon at Groves Branch Library
Thursday, July 11
3:00 to 4:00 PM
Use your imagination to create items made out of LEGOS! LEGOs will be provided. This program is for families with children ages 3 and up at Groves Branch Library, 5520 19th Street. For more information, call 806-775-3723.

PBS Kids Storytime at Godeke Branch Library
Friday, July 12
10:30 to 11:15 AM
Join us for 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 Godeke Branch Library, 5034 Frankford Avenue. For more information, call 806-775-3362.

Read, Move, and Groove with The Little Gym at Groves Branch Library
Friday, July 12
11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Join us as we read a story and learn the basics of gymnastics with The Little Gym at Groves Branch Library, 5520 19th Street. We will have two different sessions for different age groups. Parents with multiple children should pick the class that their oldest child would be in- instructors will accommodate -for younger ones. Children ages 4 months – 35 months will be from 11:00 – 11:30 AM, and children ages 3-5 years will be from 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM. For more information, call 806-775-3723.

Ecosystem Adventure Treasure Hunt at Godeke Branch Library
Friday, July 12
3:00 to 4:00 PM
4:00 to 5:00 PM
Our young patrons are invited to visit different “ecosystems” around the library and discover clues and other treasures around every corner! There are two different timeslots to choose from. For ages 12 and under at Godeke Branch Library, 5034 Frankford Avenue. For more information, call 806-775-3362.

Sand Art Terrariums at Mahon Library
Friday, July 12
4:00 to 5:00 PM
Use colored sand and create your own terrarium masterpiece- perfect for bringing cheer to your room or study space! Registration is required and opens June 28. Call 806-775-2838 to reserve your spot! For ages 13-17 at Mahon Library, 1306 9th Street.

Saturday Family Storytime at Mahon Library
Saturday, July 13
11:00 to 11:30 AM
Join us for a special Saturday storytime for the whole family! Geared toward 0-7, but all ages are welcome 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 stop by your local library.

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