50 years of service
Brick Paver Project.
it in stone @ the public library.
October 2nd at 10:30am Genealogy: Introduction
to African-American Research (part 3 of 3) Nick Cimino, a professional
genealogist, will present three sessions on researching African-American
ancestors. Topics covered in this session are African-American
history and genealogy in Texas; sources for Texas vital records; and
genealogy records of special value to African-Americans.
Thursday, October 2nd
at 6:30pm Understanding Alzheimer's & Dementia - Local
pharmacist Vince Anselmo, Jr., Doctor of Pharmacy, will
provide general information including medication and management.
Friday, October 3rd at 4:30pm Book
Hedgehogs: these things are seriously going to be adorable. Young
Adult Program See Children's
October 6 at 2:00pm Genealogy: WorldVitalRecords
- This is a new
library resource available to the public for free. Come learn what
records this resource offers and best practices for searching these
October 6, 20, and 27 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm (come and go)
Help Sessions for downloading eBooks & audiobooks
how to use the library’s resources OverDrive and OneClick Digital to
download eBooks and audiobooks for free to a mobile device or desktop
computer. Bring your mobile device and we will help you get started.
October 9th at
Library flicks with
Moonstruck starring Cher, Nicholas Cage,
Olympia Dukakis, and Danny Aiello. Directed by Norman Jewison in 1987.
This film is rated PG and runs 102 minutes. Ranked #41 on AFI's 100
Years...100 Laughs. Won Academy Awards for Best Actress, Best Supporting
Actress, and Original Screenplay.
October 9 from 6:45 - 8pm Family Game Night See Children's
Saturday, October 11th at 3pm (All
a Spacewalker: My Journey to the Stars
– Astronaut Jerry Ross will speak about his book at the Friendswood
Public Library. Jerry L.
Ross is an Indiana native, a graduate of Purdue University, a retired
United States Air Force officer, and a former astronaut who retired from
NASA in 2012. Colonel Ross
is a veteran of seven US Space Shuttle missions and holds an individual
world record for the most spaceflights flown.
Becoming a Spacewalker
is a children’s version of Ross’s Spacewalker:
My Journey in Space and Faith as NASA’s Record-Setting Frequent Flyer.
This event is for ALL AGES.
Saturday, October 11 from 2 - 5pm Family
Game Day See Children's
October 14th at 7pm
the Sanctuary of Outcasts by Neil White. Book
Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m. Refreshments are
October 15 at 7pm Galveston's
Historic Downtown and Strand District - Author Denise Alexander will
present information found in her 2010 book published by Arcadia
Strand, known as the Wall Street of the Southwest, contains a significant
collection of 19th-century buildings. Long the center of Galveston's
business community, its architecture is a reminder of this historic port
city. The National Historic Landmark District includes buildings
classified as Greek Revival, Italianate, and Victorian style--sometimes
with traces of vernacular building traditions that date to the 1850s.
Historic images found within this book illustrate the development of the
Strand and surrounding streets, including Mechanic, Market, and Postoffice.
Denise Alexander is Director of Heritage Programs for the Galveston
Historical Foundation, one of the nation's largest local preservation
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literature, health, and science databases. Contact
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