Abilene Public Library South Branch: January Calendar of Events

Jan 1 2018 - Jan 31 2018
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Monthly Event Schedule



Mondays from 2-4PM

If you need tech help, let your library staff assist you. Guests will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis.


Family Fun: Winter Wonderland

Mon, Jan 1 at 5PM

Enjoy cool winter stories, games, and crafts at this storytime for the whole family!


Lego Club Junior (Kids Up to Age 12)

Tues, Jan 2 at 4:30PM

Meetup for Lego building fun. We’ll supply the Legos, you bring the creativity; the perfect after school activity for kids.


Teen Lego Club (Ages 13–18)

Tues, Jan 2 at 4:30PM

Free build or make themed creations as we provide the pieces & platforms to let your creativity fly.


Morning Mingle: Coloring Club

Wed, Jan 3 at 10:00AM

Adults are invited to a stress-free coloring day where we’ll supply the materials and refreshments, you just come relax and have fun.


Look! Listen! Learn!

Fridays at 4:30PM

Kids of All Ages

Don’t miss this popular series where we explore the world around us through hands-on demonstrations! This month we’re learning all about Safety and First Aid!


Make & Take: Balloon Shooter

Tues, Jan 9 at 4:30PM

Kids of all ages can make their very own balloon shooters from everyday objects.


Flashback Family Flix: The Neverending Story

Sat, Jan 13 at 11:00AM

In this film, Bastian escapes from a bookshop and steals away in the attic of his school to read it. He’s warned it can be dangerous, but his love for books wins out. He’s later drawn into the mythical land of Fantasia that needs a hero to save it from destruction…and Bastian will learn how close he is to being part of the Never Ending Story.


Saturday Matinee: Prince of Persia – The Sands of Time

Sat, Jan 13 at 2:00PM

In this film, set in the mystical lands of Persia, a rogue prince and a mysterious princess race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – a gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor to rule the world.


Weekend Walk-In Flix: Gods of Egypt

Sun, Jan 14 at 3:00PM

In this film, Set, the merciless god of darkness, has taken over the throne of Egypt and plunged the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. Few dare to rebel against him. A young thief, whose love was taken captive by the god, seeks to dethrone and defeat Set with the aid of the powerful god Horus.


Stories at Chick-fil-A

Tues, Jan 16 at 10:30AM

Join our monthly storytime inside the Mall of Abilene where staff will share great stories, and a craft. Then stick around to enjoy lunch or a snack.


Family Coloring Club

Wed, Jan 17 at 10:00AM

Join us for a morning of coloring fun with activities for parents to share with their kids. We’ll supply the pages and supplies.


Nutrition Class: Cravings, Weight Gain, and the Blood Sugar Roller Coaster

Sat, Jan 20 at 1:30PM

Join Wiepie Cross, Nutritional Health Coach from Natural Grocers in Abilene, with an informational class all about how nutrient-dense meals support healthy metabolism and which nutrient supplements support healthy blood sugar levels and appetite control. Plus, you’ll get the chance to sample a healthy nutrient-dense snack!


Literacy Storytime

Fri, Jan 26 at 10:45AM

Don’t miss a great storytime led by the Military Child Education Coalition with stories, crafts & tons of fun for the whole family.


Flashback Family Flix: Troop Beverly Hills

Sat, Jan 27 at 11:00AM

In this film, Phyllis is a soon-to-be divorced Beverly Hills socialite and she’s determined to prove to both her husband, and herself, that she can finish what she starts out to do. That means becoming a den mother to her daughter and a troop of Beverly Hills Scouts who do things…well, in their own way and style.


Weekend Walk-In Flix: Geostorm

Sun, Jan 28 at 3:00PM

In this film, when the network of satellites designed to control the global climate starts to attack Earth, it’s a race against the clock for its creator to uncover the real threat before a worldwide Geostorm wipes out everything and everyone.