Friendswood Public Library

416 S. Friendswood Drive

Friendswood, TX 77546

281-482-7135

 

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The library will be closed for Christmas Thursday, Friday & Saturday December 25th-27th. We will be closing at 6pm on Wednesday, December 24th

 

Friendswood Public Library

Celebrating 50 years of service

 

Personalized Brick Paver Project. 

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Upcoming Programs

 

Thursday, December 18 from 1:30 to 5:30pm Doctor Who Marathon: Young Adult Program See Children's Schedule 

Thursday, December 18 at 6:20pm  Friendswood Library flicks presents The Bishop's Wife starring Cary Grant, Loretta Young, and David Niven. Directed by Henry Koster in 1947. This film is not rated and runs 109 minutes. See Movie Night schedule.

 

 

Storytimes begin January 5 See Children's Schedule 

Monday, January 12 at 4:30pm Craft (all ages)  See Children's Schedule 

Tuesday, January 13th at 7pm Book Club. Shelter by Frances Greenslade. Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments are provided. 

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Wednesday, January 14 at 7pm Friendswood Public Library off the page poetry series presents a reading with David Cowen, president of Gulf Coast Poets; Sybil Estess, 2009 & 2015 Texas Poet Laureate nominee; and UHCL professor Dr. John Gorman. Featured readings will conclude with an open mic session. Dr. John Gorman will receive the first annual Friendswood Public Library Award for Outstanding Cultural Programming at the conclusion of this poetry event. Special Topic Programs

 

Thursday, January 15 at 6:30pm Computer Class: Microsoft PowerPoint: Learn to create a slide presentation.  See Computer Class Schedule

Thursday, January 29 at 7pm Captain Dave versus the Yankees: blockade-running on the Texas Coast during the Civil War presented by Andrew Hall.  Andrew Hall currently serves as Chairman of the Galveston Historical Foundation Museum Committee. Since 1990 Hall has volunteered with the office of the State Marine Archaeologist at the Texas Historical Commission to help document historic shipwrecks in Texas waters. Hall has worked on numerous marine archaeology projects in Texas notably from 1995 to 2002 on the Denbigh Project, the most extensive excavation and research program on a Civil War blockade runner in the Gulf of Mexico. In 2001 Hall was part of the inaugural group of volunteer marine archaeological stewards appointed by the Texas Historical Commission, the first group of its kind in the nation. In 2012 Hall published his first book, The Galveston-Houston Packet: Steamboats on Buffalo Bayou, with the History Press of Charleston, South Carolina. His second book with the History Press, Civil War Blockade Running on the Texas Coast, was released in 2014. 

 

Download audiobooks, eBooks, music, video  

  

  

 

This premier online software program is a unique way to learn a foreign language

ChiltonLibrary.com 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 Spring 2014

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 
guardian.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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last updated 7/14/2014.




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