Friendswood Public Library

416 S. Friendswood Drive

Friendswood, TX 77546



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Friendswood Public Library

Celebrating 50 years of service


Personalized Brick Paver Project. 

Write it in stone @ the public library.

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Upcoming Programs


Thursday, January 29 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, January 29 at 7pm Captain Dave versus the Yankees: blockade-running on the Texas Coast during the Civil War presented by Andrew Hall.  Andrew Hall currently serves as Chairman of the Galveston Historical Foundation Museum Committee. Since 1990 Hall has volunteered with the office of the State Marine Archaeologist at the Texas Historical Commission to help document historic shipwrecks in Texas waters. Hall has worked on numerous marine archaeology projects in Texas notably from 1995 to 2002 on the Denbigh Project, the most extensive excavation and research program on a Civil War blockade runner in the Gulf of Mexico. In 2001 Hall was part of the inaugural group of volunteer marine archaeological stewards appointed by the Texas Historical Commission, the first group of its kind in the nation. In 2012 Hall published his first book, The Galveston-Houston Packet: Steamboats on Buffalo Bayou, with the History Press of Charleston, South Carolina. His second book with the History Press, Civil War Blockade Running on the Texas Coast, was released in 2014. 


Friday, January 30 at 4:30pm Hogwarts Light (Young Adult Program) See Children's Schedule 

Saturday, January 31 at 3:30pm Family Game See Children's Schedule 


Wednesday, February 4 and 25 from 1:30 to 2:30pm:  Computer Skill Practice. Take this opportunity to work on a specific issue or skill in the following areas:    Using the Internet, Email, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher .    You are welcome to bring your own equipment.  Assistance is provided on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Attendees are welcome to come and go during the scheduled hour. See Computer Class Schedule 

Thursday, February 5 at 6:20pm: Friendswood Library flicks presents Stairway to Heaven (A Matter of Life and Death) starring David Niven and Kim Hunter.  Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger in 1946.  This film is not rated and runs 104 minutes. Movie Night schedule.



Monday, February 9 from 4 - 4:30pm Valentine's Day Craft See Children's Schedule 

Tuesday, February 10th at 7pm Book Club. When the Smoke Cleared At Gettysburg by George Sheldon. Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments are provided.


Thursday, February 12 at 7pm Author and NASA luminary Glynn Lunney will speak about his book Highways Into Space: A first-hand account of the beginnings of the human space program.  

Lunney was a major factor in the success of all of the human space activities conducted in the first three decades and particularly in the exemplary work he did as Flight Director for Apollo XIII.    ---Christopher Kraft, First Flight Director, JSC Center Director and author


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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!

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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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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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