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!'                                        



Due to the library

renovation, the restrooms will be closed to the public starting on Monday, April 6. We anticipate the restroom closure to last four to six weeks. The library is open during regular business hours.


No Storytimes the week of April 14-17. They will resume on Tuesday, April 21 at their regular times. See Children's Schedule


Friendswood Public Library

Celebrating 50 years of service


Personalized Brick Paver Project. 

Write it in stone @ the public library.

order online 


Upcoming Programs


Tuesdays, April 14 through May 5, 1-3pm: Free Job Search Skills Seminars including Evaluating Your Skills; Creating Resumes, Completing Applications, and Writing Cover Letters ; Making Connections; and Interviewing. Contact the library at 281-482-7135 for more information.

Wednesday, April 1 Poetry Contest Begins. Submit poems beginning 4/1. Open to ages 8 & up. Poems may be illustrated. Poems will be read at an event on May 1. April 28 is the last day to submit poetry. See Children's Schedule


Saturday, April 18 at 10:30am Family Storytime See Children's Schedule


Saturday, April 18 at 2pm (Time and Location change): Genealogy: Researching German Ancestors - This presentation and discussion will focus on church records.  Program presented by Nick Cimino, Professional Genealogist, and Bob Wegner, Bay Area Genealogical Society representative. Program will be held at the Friendswood Activity Building located at 416 Morningside Drive, Friendswood, TX

Monday, April 20 from 3:45 - 5pm Lego Program; come build and share with friends. See Children's Schedule

Wednesday, April 22 from 6:15 to 7pm Rattle and Rhyme Night Owls (a time for babies and their caregivers). See Children's Schedule


Thursday, April 23 and 30 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm:  eBook Help.    Come-and-go help sessions.  Bring your mobile device and get one-on-one assistance in accessing free eBooks, audiobooks, and digital magazines. See Computer Class Schedule

Thursday, April 23 at 6:20pm: Friendswood Library flicks presents To Have and Have Not starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Directed by Howard Hawks in 1944.  This film is not rated and runs 100 minutes.  Movie Night schedule.



Friday, April 24 at 4:30pm T-shirt Pillows (YA: 11-18 yrs.) See Children's Schedule

Tuesday, May 12 at 7pm  Book Club. George Washington's Secret Six by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yeager.  Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments are provided.


Download audiobooks, eBooks, music, video  





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!

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 Spring 2014

Book Bag: Friendswood Young Adult Blog

from the reference desk: local arts and programs at Friendswood Public Library

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Friendswood Library photos at


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. 




Patrons are responsible for the access points they reach while on
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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