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The library will be closed Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day!


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Saturday, May 19  thru Saturday, May 26 Book Sale - Preview sale for Friends of the Library members is Saturday, May 19 from 10am to noon.  At noon, the sale is open to the general public, book sellers, and vendors.  You can become a member of The Friends of the Friendswood Public Library for as low as $10.  A Friends membership form is available at the circulation desk and on the Friends webpage.  The book sale is sponsored by Friends of the Library. All proceeds go toward supporting library programming.  Flyer

Tuesday, May 29 from 1 - 3pm Workforce Solutions Job Search Seminar - Come to this free seminar on 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.

Tuesday, May 29 at 6:30pm Hurricane Preparedness.  A representative from the City of Friendswood Office of Emergency Management will share information on city’s hurricane plan, discuss what citizens can do before and after a hurricane to weather the storm, and answer questions. Flyer

Wednesday, May 30 at 7pm A Doctor's Prescription For a Life of Joy, Love, and Peace. Author Dr. Joseph Ridgik will present his collection of inspirational and motivational proverbs, quotes, and adages. Dr. Ridgik is a retired Ob-Gyn who practiced for twenty-five years in Southern New Jersey. Over the course of his career, he delivered five thousand babies. He was also a medical director of five drug rehabilitation clinics. Flyer

Thursday, May 31 at 6:20pm: Friendswood Library Flicks presents Dead Poets Society starring Robin Williams and Ethan Hawke.  Directed by Peter Weir in 1989.  This film is rated PG and runs 128 minutes. Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Movie Schedule


Wednesday, June 6 at 7pm Friendswood’s Tom Kennedy, Vice President Of HIKE for Mental Health, will be discussing all aspects of hiking from day hikes to ultra long distance hiking. He will talk about his hike on the 1100 mile Florida Trail, gear used, and his effort to leave no trace.

Saturday, June 9 at 11am Meditation: An Antidote to Stress - Are you feeling stressed? Would you like to learn how to reduce stress in your life? Join Daya Sharma, long time meditator for this informative lecture.  There will even be a short meditation sitting. Flyer

Tuesday, June 12 from 1 -3pm Workforce Solutions Job Search Seminar - Come to this free seminar on Landing that First Job.  Youth learn to build experience that can launch their future careers. Flyer

Tuesday, June 12 at 7pm: Friends of the Library Book Club. The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende.Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments are provided. 


Wednesday, June 13 from 6:30 - 8:30pm  Flyer Self Compassion Workshop: Attacking Ourselves When We Already Feel Bad? We have a tendency to attack ourselves when we already feel bad. This workshop will put a light on how Mindfulness and Self-Compassion can show us an alternative path to follow in difficult situations. Dorte Olivarius Koustrup, who is a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction teacher will guide you through different kindness and self-compassion exercises including meditations. We will explore how helpful it can be to bring in self-compassion in various situations. To register for this free workshop, contact the reference department at 281-482-7135 (option #3), or email









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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.


2018 City Holidays:

New Year's Holiday         Jan. 1

MLK Day                         Jan. 15

President's Day               Feb. 19

Good Friday                    March 30

Memorial Day                  May 28

Independence Day          July 4

Labor Day                        Sept. 3

Columbus Day                 Oct. 8

Veterans Day                  Nov. 12

Thanksgiving                   Nov. 22 & 23

Christmas                        Dec. 24 & 25





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