Friendswood Public Library

416 S. Friendswood Drive

Friendswood, TX 77546



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'Our first stage of construction begins on Monday April 6! This part of the project includes remodeling the public restrooms, which means there will be no access to restrooms for the next several weeks. 

We will keep you updated on when they become available again!'                                        

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Friendswood Public Library

Celebrating 50 years of service


Upcoming Programs


Tuesday, October 25 at 4:30pm Tech Tuesday: Dancing Ghosts See Young Adult Schedule

Tuesday, October 25 at 6:40pm Costume Dance Party See Children's Schedule

Wednesday, October 26 at 1:00pm and (repeat) 2:30pm:  Excel: Beginner Jump Start #1   This is an orientation class.  Come to this class if you have not used Microsoft Excel or last worked with a version older than 2007.  Learn and practice the basic skills needed to begin creating a spreadsheet of information. Computer Class Schedule

Saturday, October 29 at 7pm David Cowen reads from his new book The Seven Yards of Sorrow: The Seven Yards of Sorrow is a collection of poetry that tells the stories of several lost souls from the island of Galveston, TX. Historically, the island had several burial problems, its weather made it difficult to properly give their dead a peaceful resting place. The amount of lost souls is immeasurable. The poems in this collection provide a chilling and historical story that lingers around the island of Galveston.

The Seven Yards of Sorrow


Tuesday, November 1 at 1:00pm and (repeat) 2:30pm:  Word: Beginner Jump Start #2  As a continuation of the Word Beginner Jump Start #1 class, come learn and practice the ribbon commands and formatting techniques used to create letters, resumes, certificates, and flyers. Computer Class Schedule

Wednesday, November 2 at 1:00pm and (repeat) 2:30pm:  Excel: Beginner Jump Start #2   As a continuation of the Excel Beginner Jump Start #1 class, come learn and practice the skills needed to create and format a spreadsheet of information.

Wednesday, November 2 at 6:30pm:  Excel: Beginner Jump Start  Come learn and practice the skills needed to create and format a spreadsheet of information. Computer Class Schedule

Thursday, November 3 at 6:10pm: Friendswood Library flicks presents Fanny starring Leslie Caron, Horst Buchholz, Maurice Chevalier, and Charles Boyer. Directed by Joshua Logan in 1961. This film is not rated and runs 134 minutes. Movie Night schedule.


Tuesday, November 8 at 7pm Book Club.  Stasiland by Ann Funder  Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments are provided.



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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!

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program schedules, and more!

New CD Audiobook, Digital Audiobook, and DVD titles 
at Friendswood Public Library (4/4/2016)

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

Book Bag: Friendswood Young Adult Blog

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

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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.


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. 




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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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