Friendswood Public Library

416 S. Friendswood Drive

Friendswood, TX 77546


MON - THU 10-9, FRI - SAT 10-6


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Upcoming Programs


Wednesdays: Starting March 1 to April 5 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm ESL Conversation Classes.  Free, no registration, open to the public.  Come when you can.

Tuesdays beginning March 14th from 1 - 3pm Workforce Solutions Job Search Workshops: 3/14 - Resumes, 3/28 - Interviewing, 4/11 - Evaluating Your Skills, 4/25 - Making Connections.  These workshops are free and open to the public. No registration required. Workshop flyer

Tuesday, March 28 at 6:40pm Read-Aloud See Children's Schedule

Wednesday, March 29 at 1:00pm:  Microsoft Word and Google Docs: Beginner Jump Start   Learn and practice the ribbon commands and formatting techniques used to create letters, resumes, certificates, and flyers. Computer Class Schedule

Wednesday, March 29 at 6:30pm Astrospies: The Art of Neil Jacobe - Neil Jacobe created amazing acrylic paintings of US Air Force Manned Orbiting Laboratory in the 60s.  Celebrate his life and art with presenter Dr. John Charles, Space Life Sciences Manager at the Johnson Space Center, Historian, Researcher, and Author.  No registration required. Astrospies Art Exhibit on display now. 

Thursday, March 30 at 6:20pm: Friendswood Library flicks presents What's Up, Doc? starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan O'Neal. Directed by Peter Bogdanovich in 1972. This film is rated G and runs 94 minutes. Movie Night schedule.


Thursday, April 6 at 7pm Improving Relationships through Conflict Resolution with April Reynolds. This workshop provides information on: Benefits of expressing differences without hostility, What makes criticism hard to handle, Common responses to criticism, and How to deal with & resolve conflicts non-defensively.

Tuesday, April 11 at 7pm A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. 

Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments are provided.


Wednesday, April 12 at 7pm Local author and scholar, Dr. Harold Raley, will be at Friendswood Library to discuss his most recent work, including Points of Light and Adventures in Language, compilations of his numerous newspaper columns, and the novel, Barefoot on a Frosty Morn.  

Novelist and short story writer, linguist, philosopher, and professor, Harold C. Raley holds degrees (BA, MA, PhD) in English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, and Philosophy. Named Distinguished Professor, he has taught languages, literature, and philosophy in America and foreign universities. His publications include fourteen books of fiction, history, language, and philosophy, and approximately 150 articles and essays on wide-ranging topics in professional journals and newspapers. Program Flyer


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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!

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 (1/3/2017)

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.


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



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.


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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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