Friendswood Public Library

416 S. Friendswood Drive

Friendswood, TX 77546



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 Upcoming Programs


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


Wednesday, July 30th at 3:30pm (11-18 yrs.) Mad Scientist Goggles 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's 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.


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.







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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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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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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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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 
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