Friendswood Public Library

416 S. Friendswood Drive

Friendswood, TX 77546



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 The library will be closed Monday, September 1st for Labor Day

Upcoming Programs


Wednesday, August 27 at 1:30pm: Microsoft Word: Mail Merge - Learn how to create form letters with imported personalized information (e.g. addresses, names)

Thursday, August 28 at 10:30am: Microsoft Excel: Envelopes and Labels - Learn how to create and use a spreadsheet to print addresses on mailing labels and envelopes. Computer Class schedule

Thursday, August 28th at 6:20pm Friendswood Library flicks with The Devil is a Woman starring Marlene Dietrich, Lionell Atwill, and Edward Everett Horton. Directed by Josef von Sternberg in 1935. This film is not rated and runs 79 minutes. See Movie Night schedule.



Storytime resumes September 2nd See Children's Schedule


Every Tuesday from 1-3pm in September Workforce Solutions Job Search Seminars. Event flyer

Wednesday, September 3rd at 7pm Frank Lloyd Wright: the most famous American architect - presented by Vivian Pollock. This discussion will also include other innovative architects who have changed the look and design of buildings around the world; focusing on Wright's influence and legacy. Vivian Pollock has taught as an art historian at Alvin Community College, Houston Community College, and University of Houston - Downtown and Clear Lake campuses. Learn more here.


Thursday, September 4th at 10:30am Genealogy: Introduction to African-American Research (part 2 of 3) Nick Cimino, a professional genealogist, will present three sessions on researching African-American ancestors.  Topics covered in this session are 19th and 20th Century census, vital records, and military records; and attendees are encouraged to bring family information or memorabilia for show & tell.  The last session is Thursday, October 2 at 10:30am.

Friday, September 5th at 4:30pm Make Snacks (Young Adult Program) See Children's Schedule

Tuesday, September 9th at 7pm Book Club. Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok. Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m. Refreshments are provided.


Wednesday, September 10th at 7pm Local Author Margaret Symmank will speak about her new book Lower Than the Angels. Margaret Symmank is a Texas playwright turned Texas novelist. She lives on the Gulf Coast in the town she grew up in where she often writes in the tree house in her backyard. She has no plans to leave, or to stop writing. Introduction by UHCL Professor, Dr. John Gorman. From the book jacket...Stars fall from the high, Texas sky and storms sweep in off the Gulf as a family endures a season of hardship in the summer of 1954...the worst, and the best summer of their lives.

Wednesday, September 17th at 7pm FPL's off the page poetry series presents Poets in the Loop. Poets in the Loop is a Houston area poetry critique group with published and award winning poets. Join us for an evening of creative and insightful poetry. 





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

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New CD Audiobook, Digital Audiobook, and DVD titles 
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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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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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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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