Saturday, December 14th
through Tuesday, December 31st Book Sale at Friendswood Public
Library: Preview Sale for Friends of the Library members is
Saturday, December 14th from 10am - 12pm. Open to the General
Public, book sellers, and vendors starting at 12pm. Sponsored by Friends
of the Library. All proceeds go toward supporting library programming.
2nd at 6:20pm Movie Night
with Sullivan's Travels starring Joel
McCrea and Veronica Lake. Directed by Preston Sturges in 1941. This film
is Not Rated and runs 90 minutes. Sullivan's Travels was selected for
preservation in the United States National Film Registry in 1990. It
ranks #61 in the AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies, and #39 in AFI's 100
Years...100 Laughs. See
Friday, January 3rd at 4:30pm Shrinky
Dinks Young Adult program.
Storytimes begin January
7th: See Children's
January 8th at 7pm FPL's Off the Page Poetry Series
featuring poets Jonathan
& Winston Derden.
9th at 6:30pm: Homework Help Resources: the hidden
- for parents and students. Learn to use library resources such as EBSCO
databases, Science Online, Literature Resource Center, and more.
Tuesday, January 14th
Don't Look Like Anyone I Know by Heather Sellers.
Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m. Refreshments are
Wednesday, January 15th at
Event with Jerry Craven:
Jerry Craven is Press Director for Lamar University
Press, Ink Brush Press, and Editor-in-Chief of Amarillo Bay. He is a
member of the writing faculty at Lamar University. His latest books
include The Wild Part, Tiger, Tiger, Saving a Songbird, Searching for
Rama’s Spear, The Big Thicket, and Becoming Others. Two stories in
Saving a Songbird, Waiting for Grace and Picking Figs in
Friendswood, relay events from his youth in Friendswood during the
fifties and include locations such as Pete Workman’s Café, the Brown
family fig orchards, and Mary’s Creek among others. Local author Harold
Raley will provide the introduction.
Wednesday, January 22nd at 7pm
Rudyard Kipling: a man in search of home -- discussion led by
past president of the Pearland
Adult Reading Center, Tom Woods, and Philosophy and Ethics Professor
Emeritus (Loyola University and San Jacinto College), Robert Craig.
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to over 60 databases including homework, business,
literature, health, and science databases. Contact
reference department for login information.
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Bag: Friendswood Young Adult Blog
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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
Committee Categorization of Notes
Public Library Proposed Floor Plan
of proposed library additions from Friendswood Drive
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