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Tuesday, November 13 from 1 - 3pm  Flyer Job Search Skills Seminar: Interviewing and Making Connections presented by Workforce Solutions.  Learn how to make a great impression and connection. Free, registration is not required.

Interviewing:  The interview is where jobs are won or lost! Learn steps to help you make a great first impression, appropriately respond to questions, and effectively follow-up to improve your chances of getting an offer.

Making Connections: 80% of jobs do not get advertised! Learn techniques to access the "hidden" job market, leverage social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn), and make effective phone calls.

Tuesday, November 13 at 7pm: Friends of the Library Book Club. The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments are provided. 


Wednesday, November 14 at 7pm  Unforgettable Galveston Characters A book talk by author Jan Johnson.  Flyer

Thursday, November 15 from 10am to 11am Morning Meditation with Mindfulness instructor Dorte Koustrup:  Self-Compassion: Seeing Yourself Through the Eyes of a Friend. No registration required for these free meditation programs. Open to the public. Morning Meditations also on  November 29 and December 6.  Flyer

Thursday, November 15 from 3:30pm Genealogy: DNA Test Results: A Beginner Guide   Learn how to view matches and pedigree charts, upload a pedigree chart, and communicate with identified relatives from within Ancestry and FamilyTreeDNA. This class covers “how to” navigate and use the website interface; it will not cover the DNA science.   Flyer

Thursday, November 15 at 6:20pm: Friendswood Library Flicks presents Hans Christian Andersen starring Danny Kaye and Farley Granger. Directed by Charles Vidor in 1952.  This film is rated G and runs 112 minutes. Nominated for six Academy Awards. Nominated for AFI's 100 Years 100 Songs and Greatest Movie Musicals.  Movie Schedule


Saturday, November 17 from 10am to 12pm DAR Open House - Have you ever wanted to learn about the Daughters of the American Revolution?  Come Visit Captain Gilbreth Falls-Absolom Hooper Chapter.  Socializing begins at 10:15am, followed by a business meeting, and then a program presented by Honorable Martha Jane Trudo, Texas Senior Judge and Retired Army Colonel.   She will discuss her experiences as one of the first women in the Army JAG Corps.  Flyer  







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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.


2018 City Holidays:

New Year's Holiday         Jan. 1

MLK Day                         Jan. 15

President's Day               Feb. 19

Good Friday                    March 30

Memorial Day                  May 28

Independence Day          July 4

Labor Day                        Sept. 3

Columbus Day                 Oct. 8

Veterans Day                  Nov. 12

Thanksgiving                   Nov. 22 & 23

Christmas                        Dec. 24 & 25





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