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Tuesdays beginning January
10th from 1 - 3pm Workforce Solutions Job Search
Workshops: 1/10 - Resumes, 1/24 - Interviewing, 2/14 - Evaluating
Your Skills, 2/28 - Making Connections. These workshops are free
and open to the public. No registration required. Workshop
January 11 to February 15 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm ESL
Free, no registration, open to the public. Come when you can.
Tuesday, February 21 at 1pm: Free eBooks
and audiobooks Learn how to use OverDrive to download
free eBooks and audiobooks to your mobile device or computer.
Bring your mobile devices.
Wednesday, February 22 at 7pm:
PowerPoint: Beginner Jump Start - Learn and practice the skills
needed to create and format a slide presentation.
Thursday, February 23 at
6:30pm Astrospies: The Art of Neil Jacobe - Neil
Jacobe created amazing acrylic paintings of NASA's 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.
Monday, February 27 at 6:40pm Monster
Mayhem See Children's
March 1 – March 22 (4 weeks) from 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Genealogy Research Class (GR01) Through FISD Community Education:
Whether you are just starting to research your family history or
are a seasoned researcher, come discover and practice using several free
and subscription-based online resources that can be accessed from home.
Learn tips to effectively search and filter information to find your
ancestors in various types of records including census, military,
newspapers, land, court, immigration, family and local history books.
Discuss several ways to save, preserve, and share the information found.
The online resources covered in class include HeritageQuest, MyHeritage,
FamilySearch, Chronicling America, USGenWeb and Ancestry.com. You are
welcome to bring your family history information, laptop, or mobile
device for use during class. This class will be held at the Friendswood
Public Library Community Room at 416 S. Friendswood Drive.
Registration through FISD is required.
Online registration is available at https://fisd.revtrak.net/tek9.asp?pg=RW_Adu
Thursday, March 2 at 6:20pm: Friendswood
Library flicks presents Magnificent
Obsession starring Jane Wyman and Rock Hudson. Directed by
Douglas Sirk in 1954. This film is not rated and runs 108 minutes. Movie
Monday, March 13 from 10am
to 2pm - AARP Free In-Person Tax Preparation Assistance
to anyone of any age – especially if you are 50 or older or
can’t afford paid tax preparation.
Individuals will be served on a first come first serve
March 14 at
Man in Havana
by Graham Greene
Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.
Refreshments are provided.
This premier online software program is a unique way
to learn a foreign language
Access Chilton's car repair manuals from the library, home,
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literature, health, and science databases. Contact
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2017 Library Holidays:
Year's Holiday Jan. 2
Day July 4
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Friendswood Public Library Long Range Strategic Plan:
Approved by Library Board on 11/22/2011
Friendswood Public Library Long Range Strategic Plan
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Committee Categorization of Notes
Public Library Proposed Floor Plan
of proposed library additions from Friendswood Drive
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