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


Friday, February 27 at 4:30pm Quote Art (Young Adult Program) See Children's Schedule

Tuesday, March 3 at 6:45pm Dr. Seuss Birthday Party; come read, sing and make a craft. See Children's Schedule


Thursday, March 5, 12, 19, & 26 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, March 5 at 6:20pm: Friendswood Library flicks presents Now, Voyager starring Bette Davis and Paul Henreid. Directed by Irving Rapper in 1942.  This film is not rated and runs 117 minutes. Selected for preservation in the National Film Registry in 2007.  Movie Night schedule.



Friday, March 6 at 4:30pm PB & J Sushi (Young Adult Program) See Children's Schedule

Monday, March 9th from 3:45 to 5pm Lego Program; come build and share with friends. See Children's Schedule

Tuesday, March 10th at 7pm Book Club. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein. Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments are provided.


Thursday, March 12 at 6:30pm: Microsoft Word - Learn basic word processing applications including text formatting; cut, copy & paste, using pictures and other basic MS Word ribbon functions.  See Computer Class Schedule

Monday, March 16 from 6:30 to 8:30pm (come and go reception) - Art Exhibit Opening Reception: Corey Beth LaBuff for more information

Thursday, March 19 at 2pm Genealogy Tips & Tricks : finding ancestors by not searching the known information Having trouble finding ancestors even though you know their names and dates, and have information on the places they lived? In this talk you will learn various tips and tricks for searching around the known family information to find these "tricky" ancestors.  Program presented by Irene Walters, a librarian from the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research in Houston.

Thursday, March 26 at 7pm Authors Ted Estess and Sybil Pittman EstessTed Estess, University of Houston Honors College Founding Dean, will read from his latest book, Fishing Spirit Lake.  Ted Estess tells stories not just about the South or fishing or fatherhood or loss but also about the pattern of a life... stories in which we can find both the confusion of a life and the wisdom to make sense of it, to make it whole.  Sybil Pittman Estess, nominated for Poet Laureate of Texas in 2009 and 2015, will read from her new book of poetry, Like That: New and Selected Poems.



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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!

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. 




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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