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The library will be closed Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day!

Upcoming Programs


Saturday, May 27 from 2 - 3:30pm Fit Chat: Create a Fitness Plan - Discuss health and fitness goals and how to achieve your ultimate results. Contact the library at 281-482-7135 for more information. 

Wednesday, May 31 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm Genealogy: "The Great War: Researching Your World War I Ancestors"  Come watch this live webinar hosted by Legacy Family Tree and presented by Michael L. Strauss, an Accredited Genealogist and forensic investigator. Strauss is a national genealogical lecturer and instructor for military courses at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, and Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research.  Webinar description:  Researching your World War I ancestors can be challenging. With the losses of records by fire in St. Louis in 1973 and stricter privacy laws; this lecture focuses on ways to reconstruct military service for family who served their country including records of draft registrations, war casualties, troop manifests, and many other related records.

Wednesday, May 31 at 7:00pm:  Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets: Beginner Jump Start   Learn and practice the skills needed to create and format a spreadsheet of information.  Computer Class Schedule

Thursday, June 1 from 10:00am to 11:00am, & Monday, June 5 at 6:30pm Hurricane Preparedness:  A representative from the City of Friendswood Office of Emergency Management will share information on city's hurricane plan, discuss what citizens can do before and after a hurricane to weather the storm, and answer your questions.  Program flyer

Saturday, June 3rd from 10:30 - 12pm Summer Reading Club Kickoff!!  See Children's Schedule

Wednesday, June 7 at 7pm - Celebrate National Garden Week with a special presentation on Gardening for Butterflies by Master Gardener Tish Reustle.  Tish has been a Master Gardener since 2008 and helped develop a Butterfly Garden at the Research and Education Garden at Carbide Park.

Thursday, June 8 at 6:20pm: Friendswood Library Flicks presents Unfaithfully Yours starring Rex Harrison and Linda Darnell. Directed by Preston Sturges in 1948.  This film is not rated and runs 1hr 45min.  In 2008, director Quentin Tarantino placed the film at number 8 in his top 11 movies of all time.Movie Night schedule.


Tuesday, June 13 at 7pm: Book Club: The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey - Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments are provided.


Tuesday, June 13 through Tuesday, July 25: 1-3 pm - Workforce Solutions Free Job Search Skills Seminars: See schedule

Tuesday: June 13 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm - ESL Conversation Classes.  Free, no registration, open to the public.  Come when you can.  Classes continue weekly.  Last class is July 11.

Saturday, July 1st deadline - Ekphrastic Poetry Reading and Contest Deadline.  For more information.


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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.


2017 Library Holidays:

New Year's Holiday         Jan. 2

MLK Day                         Jan. 16

President's Day               Feb. 20

Good Friday                    April 14

Memorial Day                  May 29

Independence Day          July 4

Labor Day                        Sept. 4

Columbus Day                 Oct. 9

Veterans Day                  Nov. 10

Thanksgiving                   Nov. 23 & 24

Christmas                        Dec. 25 & 26





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