Friendswood Public Library

416 S. Friendswood Drive

Friendswood, TX 77546



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The library will be closed Friday, April 18th & Saturday, April 19th for Easter Weekend 

 Upcoming Programs


Now thru April 18  March Madness at the library.  Not a basketball fan?  You are invited to participate in a different kind of March Madness.  Click here for details.  


Wednesday, April 16th at 7pm Lighthouses of Texas presented by author Steph McDougal. Lighthouses of Texas chronicles lighthouse history in the state from when Texans won their independence from Mexico in 1836 to modern automated lighthouses of the twentieth century. 


Thursday, April 17th at 6:20pm Movie Night with Summer Stock starring Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, and Eddie Bracken. Directed by Charles Walters in 1950.  This film is not rated and runs 108 minutes. See Movie Night schedule.



Monday, April 21st at 2:00pm Computer Class:  Internet Searching Basics- Learn the basics to locate information of interest on the Internet.  Computer Class schedule

Monday, April 21st at 4:30pm Earth Day Craft (Ages 5-12). See Children's Schedule 


Wednesdays in April: 1:00pm - 3:00pm. Job Search Skills Seminars - Workforce Solutions. Free Classes. No registration required.

4/23: Making Connections: Networking & Using Social Media

4/30: Interviewing


Wednesday, April 23rd at 7pm FPL Poetry Series - "Soldiers, scholars and poets of WWI"  The Rev. Dr. Crawford will give a presentation on the lives and works of the extraordinary men who served in WWI and how they struggled with the devastation of that war.  A number of these young men wrote extraordinary poems, letters and prose as they wrestled with death, dying and destruction.  Mark Crawford earned his Doctor of Ministry Degree from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.


Friday, April 25th at 4:30pm Glowing Mountain Dew YA Program. See Children's Schedule

Monday, May 5th at 4:30pm Mother's Day Craft (Ages 5-12) See Children's Schedule

Tuesday, May 13th at 7pm Book Club. The Boy in the Suitcase: a Nina Borg Mystery set in Denmark by Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis. Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m. Refreshments are provided. 

Download audiobooks, eBooks, music, video  



View issues on your computer or mobile device. Online 

user guide and video are available on Zinio's login screen. 

This premier online software program is a unique way to learn a foreign language Access Chilton's car repair manuals from the library, home, garage, or anywhere you have internet access!

Sign up for Library News Email Alerts  Receive new audio and DVD lists, 
program schedules, and more!

New CD Audiobook, Digital Audiobook, and DVD titles 
at Friendswood Public Library!

Next Reads: Receive reading suggestions via email.

Ebsco provides full-text journal and magazine articles,

health & medical information, Student Research Center, Business Source

Complete, Auto Repair Reference Center, and much more. Visit the 

Electronic Library for additional on-line resources.


The Texas State Library provides 

access to over 60 databases including homework, business, 

genealogy, literature, health, and science databases. Contact

the reference department for login information.

Galveston County Library System News Fall 2013

Book Bag: Friendswood Young Adult Blog

from the reference desk: local arts and programs at Friendswood Public Library

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Friendswood Library photos at


Library Hours:

Monday 10:00 - 9:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 9:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 9:00
Thursday 10:00 - 9:00
Friday 10:00 - 6:00
Saturday 10:00 - 6:00

Computer Workstations, including printers, shut down 30 minutes before closing time.


Friendswood Public Library Long Range Strategic Plan:
Approved by Library Board on 11/22/2011

Friendswood Public Library Long Range Strategic Plan
with Staff Activities

Planning Committee Categorization of Notes

Library Questionnaire Results

Friendswood Public Library Proposed Floor Plan

View of proposed library additions from Friendswood Drive

For information on the Bond Election, from the City’s website. 

Update on Bond Projects from the City's website. 




Patrons are responsible for the access points they reach while on
the net. Not every site on the Internet provides information that is
complete, current, or accurate. Users should be aware of this and
evaluate the information they receive accordingly. Please take the
time to read the FPL's Internet Usage Policy.


Photos and videos that appear on the library’s website, Flickr account, or 
promotional materials may be gathered from public programs, events, and 
library spaces. To ensure the privacy of individuals and children, images 
will not be identified using full names or personal identifying information 
without written approval from the photographed subject, parent or legal 








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last updated 9/20/2013.

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