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Saturday, October 21 at 10am Keep Friendswood Beautiful presents Native Plants Gardening Workshop. Keep Friendswood Beautiful has engaged Lauren Simpson to speak on "Easy Tips for Gardening with Native Plants in Your Own Backyard". Make plans to attend her presentation, receive handouts on creating your own native garden habitat and obtain some native seeds.  She will share her ideas on creating a pollinator-friendly (bees, butterfly, birds) habitat. Register by October 18th. Register online at

Wednesday, October 25 at 7pm Ghosts of Galveston: Author Kathleen Shanahan Maca will be at Friendswood Library to share stories from her book Ghosts of Galveston published by Haunted America in 2016.

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Thursday, October 26th at 6:20pm: Friendswood Library Flicks presents Arrival starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker.  Directed by Denis Villeneuve in 2017.  This film is rated PG-13 and runs 116 minutes.Movie Night schedule.


Saturday, October 28 from 10am to noon SCORE Free Workshop - Funding Sources:  Simple Steps To Funding      

Where can I learn about business funding tips?     Financing your business is one of the most important issues facing small businesses today. Learn about the various sources of funds in the marketplace, the best place to start, what lenders look for when reviewing a lending application and the key ingredients for success when borrowing money.     The workshop will also cover sources of equity and how to use equity as an alternative to borrowing funds. Flyer

Saturday, October 28 at 7pm Author David Cowen (and a cast of local poets) will read from his book of historical Galveston Cemetery poems, The Seven Yards of SorrowEvent Flyer

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Tuesday, October 31 from 1pm to 3pm Workforce Solutions Free Job Search Seminar - 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.  No registration required. Just come. Seminar Schedule

Tuesday, November 10 at 7pm: Friends of the Library Book Club will discuss Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri.


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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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