Friendswood Public Library

416 S. Friendswood Drive

Friendswood, TX 77546


MON - THU 10-9, FRI - SAT 10-6


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Upcoming Programs


Tuesdays beginning January 10th from 1 - 3pm Workforce Solutions Job Search Workshops: 1/10 - Resumes, 1/24 - Interviewing, 2/14 - Evaluating Your Skills, 2/28 - Making Connections.  These workshops are free and open to the public. No registration required. Workshop flyer

Wednesdays: Starting January 11 to February 15 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm ESL Conversation Classes.  Free, no registration, open to the public.  Come when you can.

Tuesday, February 21 at 1pm: Free eBooks and audiobooks   Learn how to use OverDrive to download free eBooks and audiobooks to your mobile device or computer.  Bring your mobile devices. Computer Class Schedule

Wednesday, February 22 at 7pm: PowerPoint: Beginner Jump Start - Learn and practice the skills needed to create and format a slide presentation. Computer Class Schedule

Thursday, February 23 at 6:30pm Astrospies: The Art of Neil Jacobe - Neil Jacobe created amazing acrylic paintings of NASA's Manned Orbiting Laboratory in the 60s.  Celebrate his life and art with presenter Dr. John Charles, Space Life Sciences Manager at the Johnson Space Center, Historian, Researcher, and Author.  No registration required. Astrospies Art Exhibit on display now. 

Monday, February 27 at 6:40pm Monster Mayhem See Children's Schedule

Wednesdays, March 1 – March 22 (4 weeks) from 7:00pm to 8:30pm Genealogy Research Class (GR01) Through FISD Community Education:  Whether you are just starting to research your family history or are a seasoned researcher, come discover and practice using several free and subscription-based online resources that can be accessed from home. Learn tips to effectively search and filter information to find your ancestors in various types of records including census, military, newspapers, land, court, immigration, family and local history books. Discuss several ways to save, preserve, and share the information found. The online resources covered in class include HeritageQuest, MyHeritage, FamilySearch, Chronicling America, USGenWeb and You are welcome to bring your family history information, laptop, or mobile device for use during class. This class will be held at the Friendswood Public Library Community Room at 416 S. Friendswood Drive.  Registration through FISD is required.  Online registration is available at

Thursday, March 2 at 6:20pm: Friendswood Library flicks presents Magnificent Obsession starring Jane Wyman and Rock Hudson. Directed by Douglas Sirk in 1954.  This film is not rated and runs 108 minutes. Movie Night schedule.


Monday, March 13 from 10am to 2pm - AARP Free In-Person Tax Preparation Assistance to anyone of any age – especially if you are 50 or older or can’t afford paid tax preparation.    Individuals will be served on a first come first serve basis. 

Tuesday, March 14 at 7pm Book Club. Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene  


Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments are provided.


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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 (1/3/2017)

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

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.


2017 Library Holidays:

New Year's Holiday         Jan. 2

MLK Day                         Jan. 16

President's Day               Feb. 20

Good Friday                    April 14

Memorial Day                  May 29

Independence Day          July 4

Labor Day                        Sept. 4

Columbus Day                 Oct. 9

Veterans Day                  Nov. 10

Thanksgiving                   Nov. 23 & 24

Christmas                        Dec. 25 & 26



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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library spaces. To ensure the privacy of individuals and children, images 
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