to library construction, the Friendswood Public Library will be open for
limited service beginning May 16 through May 27, and will reopen to full
service and regular hours after Memorial Day on Tuesday, May 31.
May 16 to May 27, the library will open the Community Room so that
patrons can return items, pick up item requests, and for limited
internet services. The Community Room will be open during
regular library hours but will close on Saturday, May 21 and Saturday,
May 28. Staff will be available to retrieve item requests,
handle library accounts, provide reference service, and provide limited
internet services. The library's drive-through book drop will remain
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will resume the week of June 6
Saturday, June 4 from
10:30am - 12:00pm: Summer
Reading Program Kick-Off. Sign up for Summer Reading Clubs
beginning Wednesday, June 1, both online and in person.
Monday, June 6 from 1:30 - 2:00pm Craft
Time! Ages 5 to 7 Children's
Tuesday, June 7 from 1:30 - 2:00pm (ages
5-9) & 2:30 - 3pm (ages 9+) Zumba Time Children's
June 9 at
Friendswood Library flicks
Down Under starring Tom Selleck, Laura San Giacomo, and
Alan Rickman. Directed by Simon Wincer in 1990. This film is rated PG-13
and runs 119 minutes.. Movie
Monday, June 13 through Monday, August 15 Summer
SPELLING BEE Workshops with spelling champion Syamantak Payra:
These nine individual classes are designed to help spellers learn
language patterns – how to spell words from different languages of
origin. Classes are held on Mondays from 6 – 7pm from June 13 through
August 15. Classes are free
and are open to the public. You are not required to attend all classes.
Choose topics of interest or come to all nine.
All ages. For more information Program
Tuesday, June 14 at
the Bear: A Novel of the Trail of Tears by Diane Glancy.
Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.
Refreshments are provided.
Thursday, June 23rd at
7pm Self-Publishing: Weasel Patterson, owner and manager of
Weasel Press, will teach a course on how to self-publish your book.
Topics covered include: Manuscript Design with Microsoft Word, Best
fonts to use, Book Sizes, What is bleed?, Createspace options, Uploading
PDFs, Uploading Covers, and Ebook formatting.
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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Audiobook, Digital Audiobook, and DVD titles
at Friendswood Public Library (4/4/2016)
reading suggestions via email.
Ebsco provides full-text journal and magazine articles,
& medical information, Student Research Center, Business Source
Center, and much more. Visit
additional on-line resources.
The Texas State Library provides
to over 60 databases including homework, business,
literature, health, and science databases. Contact
reference department for login information.
County Library System News
Bag: Friendswood Young Adult Blog
the reference desk: local arts and programs at
Friendswood Public Library
Library photos at
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
Committee Categorization of Notes
Public Library Proposed Floor Plan
of proposed library additions from Friendswood Drive
For information on the Bond
Election, from the City’s website.
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