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!'                                        

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Friendswood Public Library

Celebrating 50 years of service


Summer Reading Challenges for all ages - register, check progress and earn prizes.  Get started here.


Upcoming Programs


Monday, June 13 through Monday, August 15 Summer SPELLING BEE Workshops with spelling champion Syamantak Payra: These nine individual classes are designed to help spellers learn language patterns – how to spell words from different languages of origin. Classes are held on Mondays from 6 – 7pm from June 13 through August 15.  Classes are free and are open to the public. You are not required to attend all classes. Choose topics of interest or come to all nine.  All ages. For more information Program Flyer


Monday, July 25 from 1:30 - 2:00pm Craft Time! Ages 5 to 7 Children's Schedule 

Tuesday, July 26, 1:30 - 2pm & 2:30 - 3pm Puppet Pizzazz Children's Schedule

Thursday, July 28 at 6:10pm: Friendswood Library flicks presents Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Richard Harris, John Hurt, Maggie Smith, and Alan Rickman. Directed by Chris Columbus in 2001.  This film is rated PG and runs 152 minutes.  Movie Night schedule.



Wednesday, August 3 at 2pm - Pharmacist Talk with Vince Anselmo Jr.: High Blood Pressure

Thursday, August 4 at 7pm - Friendswood Library's Off the Page poetry series presents poets Anis Shivani and Jonathan MoodyAnis Shivani is a fiction writer, poet, critic, and is a 2012 Pushcart Prize winner.  Jonathan Moody is a poet and professor.  His poetry collection, Olympic Butter Gold, won the 2014 Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize. Poets Q&A session to follow reading.


Tuesday, August 9 at 7pm Book Club.  The Turner House by Angela Flournoy. Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments are provided.


Saturday, August 20 at 2pm Friendswood Library's 1st Annual Adult Spelling Bee. Enrich your vocabulary while having fun with friends. Win by points earned. No elimination. Contact the Reference Desk to register and pick up practice words.  Call 281-482-7135 for more information.

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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!

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program schedules, and more!

New CD Audiobook, Digital Audiobook, and DVD titles 
at Friendswood Public Library (4/4/2016)

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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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. 




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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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