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Upcoming Programs

Storytimes will resume the week of August 21st

 

Saturday, August 19 at 12pm - Adult Spelling Bee: Friendswood Library's 2nd Annual Adult Spelling Bee: Enrich your vocabulary while having fun with friends.  No elimination; win by points earned. For ages 18 and up.  Contact the reference desk to register and pick up practice words.  Call 281-482-7135 for more information.

Saturday, August 19 at 6:30pm Ekphrastic Poetry Reading and Contest Event. Come enjoy a reading of jury selected ekphrastic poetry! View the artwork while you listen to the poems that each piece inspired! Contest winners will be announced at the end of the reading.

 

Tuesday, August 22 from 1-3pm- Workforce Solutions Job Search Workshop:  Rebranding Brand Name You!  Learn to take your marketable skills and put a new spin on them to attract employers in a different industry and/or profession. Class Schedule

Thursday, August 31st at 6:20pm: Friendswood Library Flicks presents I Was a Male War Bride starring Cary Grant and Ann Sheridan.  Directed by Howard Hawks in 1949.  This film is not rated and runs 105 minutes. Movie Night schedule.

 

Tuesday, September 5 from 1-3pm Workforce Solutions Job Search Workshop: The Energy Industry Texas has the largest energy market in the nation!  Learn what this industry includes, why it’s so important to Texas, how your skills transfer, and where to find “hidden” opportunities.  Class Schedule

Wednesday, September 6 at 7pm Galveston: Seawall Chronicles: author Kimber Fountain will speak on the topic of her book Galveston: Seawall Chronicles. Along Galveston's Gulf Coast runs a seventeen-foot-high, ten-mile-long protective barrier--a response to the nation's all-time deadliest natural disaster.  The seawall remains a stoic protector more than a century later, shielding the island from much more than physical destruction. As the foundation of Seawall Boulevard, this structure created an entirely new tourism industry that buoyed the city's economy through war, the Great Depression and hurricanes.  Adapting to the cultural trends and political movements that defined the past century, the seawall represents the unbreakable spirit of Galveston's resilient population and provides a fascinating glimpse into bygone times.

 

Tuesday, September 12 at 7pm: Friends of the Library Book Club will discuss A Mother's Reckoning by Sue Klebold.   Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments are provided.

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Monday 10:00 - 9:00
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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

 

 

 

 

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