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Upcoming Programs

See Children's, Tweens, and Young Adult Calendars  for Summer Events and Programs

Tuesday, June 27 through Tuesday, July 25: 1-3 pm - Workforce Solutions Free Job Search Skills Seminars: See schedule

Thursday, July 20 at 6:20pm: Friendswood Library Flicks presents Fly Away Home starring Jeff Daniels and Anna Paquin. Directed by Carroll Ballard in 1996. This film is rated PG and runs 107 minutes. Movie Night schedule.


Wednesday, July 26 from 6 - 8pm Language Static: Christopher Oddo Art Show Reception:  Come and meet the artist during this come and go reception.  Christopher Oddo's art is inspired by lorem ipsum. A filler text used in publishing and graphic design to demonstrate the graphic elements of a document or visual presentation. Replacing meaningful content with placeholder text allows designers to design the form of the content before the content itself has been produced.  Art Exhibit open now through September 7. From the Reference Desk


Thursday, July 27 at 7pm - So You Want to Go to Mars? Biomedical Aspects of Early Interplanetary Expeditions: presentation by NASA medical researcher, John B. Charles, Ph.D


Tuesday, August 8 at 7pm: Friends of the Library Book Club will discuss Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman. Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments are provided.



Saturday, August 19 at 12pm - Adult Spelling Bee: Friendswood Library's 2nd Annual Adult Spelling Bee: Enrich your vocabulary while having fun with friends.  No elimination; win by points earned. For ages 18 and up.  Contact the reference desk to register and pick up practice words.  Call 281-482-7135 for more information.

Saturday, August 19 at 6:30pm Ekphrastic Poetry Reading and Contest Event. Come enjoy a reading of jury selected ekphrastic poetry! View the artwork while you listen to the poems that each piece inspired! Contest winners will be announced at the end of the reading.


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genealogy, literature, health, and science databases. Contact

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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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