Information About Lubbock, Texas
General Information and Resources for Lubbock
The City of Lubbock website provides information on city services such as the local police and fire departments, public libraries, parks and recreations, local government, etc. and the LubbockHospitality.com website offers links to local events and attractions, restaurants and other entertainment venues, shopping, real estate, car dealerships, professional services and other important businesses in Lubbock.
The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal has been Lubbock's local newspaper since 1900 and is available in print subscription or can be read online at LubbockOnline.com.
The Lubbock Public Library has four branch libraries located around town that are open at different times for your convenience. In addition to check out services, the library offers special events for children and teens throughout the year and hosts special events for adults such as chess clubs, knitting groups and computer classes.
Lubbock and the Lubbock area host a variety of museums that are fun and educational for people of all ages. Some of the most well-known include TTU institutions such as the Lubbock Lake Landmark, the Museum of Texas Tech University and the Moody Planetarium, and the National Ranching Heritage Center. LubbockHospitality.com provides a more extensive list of museums and libraries and includes links to the website, physical addresses, and phone numbers.
The Arts in Lubbock
Lubbock is home to a number of arts organizations focusing on all forms of art including visual art, choral music, theatre, and dance. Hardly a weekend goes by without some kind of cultural offering. For a list of art groups, local artists, art venues, and events in Lubbock, please visit the Lubbock Arts Alliance website and follow the links in the yellow sidebar.
First Friday Art Trail
On the first Friday of each month, the First Friday Art Trail is a free event in which galleries, restaurants, and businesses across town feature local and regional visual and performing art.