Friendswood Public Library

416 S. Friendswood Drive

Friendswood, TX 77546

281-482-7135

 

Library Information

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Children's Schedule

Teen Site

        

Friendswood Library Catalog

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Adult Programs Schedule

City of Friendswood

City of Friendswood Event Calendar

Friendswood Historical Society

Other Area Libraries

 

 For  Summer Reading Club registration, go here:

 Upcoming Programs

 

Tuesday, July 22nd at 1:30 - 2pm & 2:15 - 2:45pm Wildlife Center of Texas. All ages. See Children's Schedule

 

Wednesday, July 23rd at 1:30pm (8-10 yrs.) & 3:30pm (11-18 yrs.) Radioactive Fairy Jars See Children's Schedule

Wednesday, July 23rd at 7pm Acclaimed classical guitarist Peter Fletcher performs at Friendswood Public Library. from the reference desk

 

Thursday, July 24th at 2pm Steve Burton. One Show Only. Grades K - 12. See Children's Schedule

 

Monday, July 28th at 6:30pm Diabetes 101 presented by RN and Diabetes Educator, Rocio Asgari-Tari.  This presentation covers basic diabetes information and terminology and provides convenient tips for eating healthy and staying active.

Tuesday, July 29th at 1:30 - 2pm & 2:30 - 3pm Snakes Alive by Tierni Sager. Grades K - 12. See Children's Schedule

Thursday, July 31st at 10:30am Computer Class: Introduction to Microsoft Excel - Learn to use the essential tools of this spreadsheet program.  Computer Class schedule

Thursday, July 31st at 6:20pm Friendswood Library flicks with Rebecca starring Joan Fontaine and Laurence Olivier. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1940. This film is not rated and runs 130 minutes. See Movie Night schedule.

 

 

Monday, August 4th from 2-4pm Join us for reading at our Stop, Drop, and Read Zone.  HEBuddy pays a visit. See Children's Schedule

Monday, August 4th at 6:30pm Paying for College: What to Know Before You Go. Workshop presenter Raymond Van Buskirk, MBA, is a financing expert and a former director of the U.S. Department of Education Grants and Contracts. Raymond will share: The inside scoop about how college scholarships and other aid are determined, strategies that will help your family maximize aid,  tips for preparing your assets and income for maximizing aid, and steps you can take NOW to begin strategizing your college financing plan. This workshop is applicable to all families, but especially those with students in middle school through high school.

Wednesday, August 6th at 7pm Author Kathryn Lane will discuss New Border Voices: an anthology published by Texas A&M University Press. New Border Voices is an anthology of recent and rarely seen writing by Borderlands artists from El Paso to Brownsville—and a hundred miles on either side.  Kathryn Lane  is originally from northern Mexico. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of New Mexico and worked for several years as a painter in oils.  After becoming a certified public accountant, Kathryn worked for a multinational corporation in various Latin American countries and recently decided to leave corporate life to pursue her passion to write fiction and poetry inspired by Latin American cultures.  Her story Baseball Over the Moon is featured in New Border Voices.

Thursday, August 7th at 10:30am Genealogy: Introduction to African-American Research (part 1 of 3) Nick Cimino, a professional genealogist, will present three sessions on researching African-American ancestors.  Topics covered in this session are getting started with your living family's knowledge; checklists, charting, timelines, and interviewing; African-American surnames.  The next sessions are Thursday, September 4 at 10:30am, and Thursday, October 2 at 10:30am.

Tuesday, August 12th at 7pm Book Club. The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion. Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m. Refreshments are provided.

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Wednesday, August 13th at 7pm Pele of Polynesia Dance Group will perform traditional dances from Tahiti, Samoa, New Zealand, Fiji, and Hawai'i. They incorporate traditional and modern dances into their shows set to beautiful, fun, tropical music.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download audiobooks, eBooks, music, video  

  

  

View issues on your computer or mobile device. Online 

user guide and video are available on Zinio's login screen. 

This premier online software program is a unique way to learn a foreign language

ChiltonLibrary.com Access Chilton's car repair manuals from the library, home, garage, or anywhere you have internet access!

Sign up for Library News Email Alerts  Receive new audio and DVD lists, 
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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Friendswood Library photos at

 

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. 

 

 

 

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evaluate the information they receive accordingly. Please take the
time to read the FPL's Internet Usage Policy.

 

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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 
guardian.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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last updated 7/14/2014.




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