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!'                                        

The new parking lot addition is now open. The old lot will be closed temporarily for construction. 


The drive- thru window is closed temporarily for construction. Contact the library at 281-482-7135 for more information. 


To prepare for new construction, two of our outside parking lot lights have been removed. Please be aware that the parking lot will be darker during evening hours.



Friendswood Public Library

Celebrating 50 years of service


Write it in stone @ the public library

Personalized Brick Paver Project

Go here to print an order form 

Go here to order a brick paver online


Upcoming Programs


Thursday, February 4 at 6:40pm Family Program See Children's Schedule  

Tuesday, February 9 at 6:40pm Family Program See Children's Schedule  

Tuesday, February 9 at 7pm  Book Club. The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments are provided.


Wednesday, February 10 at 6:15pm Rattle & Rhyme See Children's Schedule

Thursday, February 18 at 6:30pm: Friendswood Library flicks presents Persuasion starring Amanda Root, Ciaran Hinds, Susan Fleetwood, and Corin Redgrave.  Directed by Roger Michell in 1995.  This film is rated PG and runs 107 minutes.  National Board of Review Top Film for 1995. Movie Night schedule.



Wednesday, February 24 at 7pm Steve Waldner, President of the 3rd Marine Division Association, will give a presentation on the USS HoustonUSS Houston, nicknamed "The Galloping Ghost of the Java Coast," was sunk in combat during the World War II Battle of Sunda Strait in March 1, 1942.  Capt. Albert H. Rooks, the ship's commanding officer who was killed in action, posthumously received the Medal of Honor for extraordinary heroism, while USS Houston was awarded two battle stars, as well as the Presidential Unit Citation.  

Saturday, March 5 at 7pm Friendswood Library's Off the Page Poetry Series presents 2008 Texas Poet Laureate Larry D. Thomas, with two-time Pushcart Prize nominee Chip Dameron. Both Larry Thomas and Chip Dameron have been inducted into the prestigious Texas Institute of Letters. Come listen to these fabulous poets read from their latest work. From the Reference Desk

Download audiobooks, eBooks, music, video  





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 (1/6/2016)

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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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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