LUBBOCK, Texas (press release) –

All Lubbock public libraries will be closed for the holidays

All Lubbock Public Library locations will be closed from Friday December 24 to Monday December 27; and Friday December 31 and Saturday January 1. Normal opening hours for all locations will resume on Tuesday, December 28; and Monday January 3. Even when our doors are closed, our digital collection is still available on Libby, the one-click reading app! Now, with our new instant e-book card, you can instantly access our Libby collection without a standard Lubbock public library card. Simply download Libby from your app store or visit and register with your phone number!

Mahon Library Vacation Photo Booths

Capture your vacation memories using our free self-service photo booth at the Mahon Library, 1306 9th Street. We have set up several photo backgrounds and also provide tripods, lights and bluetooth remotes for free! For more information, call 806-775-2835.

In-person storytelling hours at the Lubbock Public Library

Come to the library for preschool story time! The program for this week is:

Mahon Library (1306 9th Street) Tuesday December 28, 10:30 am

Patterson Branch Library (1836 Parkway Drive) Tuesday, December 28, 11:30 a.m.

Groves Branch Library (5520 19th Street) Wednesday, December 29, 10:30 a.m.

Godeke Branch Library (5034 Frankford Avenue) Thursday, December 30, 10:30 a.m.

Virtual Story Time with Lubbock Public Library – Tuesday December 28 10:30 am – Join the library at for virtual story time.

Storytime for toddlers at the Godeke branch library – Wednesday December 29 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Meet at the Godeke Branch Library, 5034 Frankford Avenue, for a story hour and free book, courtesy of Literacy Lubbock. For more information, call Literacy Lubbock at 806-775-3634.

New Year’s Eve at the Mahon library – Thursday December 30 11:30 am

Staying awake until midnight can be difficult for kids, so why not celebrate New Years at noon? The festivities will start at 11:30 am with crafts and games before the countdown until noon! When noon strikes, we can celebrate together with glow sticks, balloons and more! This is a free family event and registration is not required.

This press release was provided to us by the Town of Lubbock.

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