Friendswood Public Library

416 S. Friendswood Drive

Friendswood, TX 77546


MON - THU 10-9, FRI - SAT 10-6


Library Information

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Youth Services

Teen Site


Friendswood Library Catalog

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Adult Programs Schedule

City of Friendswood

City of Friendswood Event Calendar

FISD: Community Education

Volunteer Information


Other Area Libraries



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Upcoming Programs


Monday, April 24 at 6:40pm Monster Monday Mayhem See Children's Schedule

Tuesday, April 25 at 6:40pm Family Dance Party See Children's Schedule

Tuesdays from 1 - 3pm Workforce Solutions Job Search Workshops: 4/25 - Making Connections.  These workshops are free and open to the public. No registration required. Workshop flyer

Wednesday, April 26 at 7:00pm:  Microsoft Word and Google Docs: Beginner Jump Start   Learn and practice the ribbon commands and formatting techniques used to create letters, resumes, certificates, and flyers. Computer Class Schedule

Thursday, April 27 at 6:20pm: Friendswood Library flicks presents Touch of Evil starring Charleton Heston, Janet Leigh, and Orson Welles. Directed by Orson Welles in 1958. This film is not rated and runs 112 minutes.  Touch of Evil is one of the last examples of film noir in the genre's classic era (from the early 1940s until the late 1950s).  Since its release, the film's reputation has grown in stature, and it is now widely regarded as one of Welles' best films, and also one of the best classic-era film noir. In 1993 Touch of Evil was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".. Movie Night schedule.


Thursday, May 4th at 6:40pm May the Fourth Be With You: Family Movie Night: All ages. 

Tuesday, May 9 from 6:30 - 8:30pm Lauren Luna Art Show - Opening Reception: Meet the artist during this come and go opening reception in Friendswood Library's Community Room. Refreshments provided. Learn more about Lauren Luna. This art exhibit runs through the end of June.

Tuesday, May 9 at 7pm: Book Club: The Road to Character by David Brooks.

Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments are provided.


Wednesdays: May 10 and May 17 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm ESL Conversation Classes.  Free, no registration, open to the public.  Come when you can.

Saturday, May 13 through Saturday, May 20 Book Sale at Friendswood Library: Preview sale for Friends of the Library members is Saturday, May 13 from 10:00am to noon.  Then the book sale is open to the general public, book sellers, and vendors starting at noon on Saturday, May 13 and continues during regular library hours, closing Saturday, May 20 at 5pm.  Event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  Contact the library at 281-482-7135 for information on becoming a Friends member. All proceeds go toward supporting library programming. 



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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!

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 (4/5/2017)

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.


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



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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