Friends of the Library
Book Club meets the 2nd
Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.
Refreshments are provided. The
library has several copies of the book.
Click on the book title to access the library’s online
catalog and place a request for the book.
Titles & Group Discussion Dates are:
Turner House by Angela Flournoy.
Pecan Man by Cassie Dandrige
Train to Crystal City by
Jan Jarboe Russell
by Ann Funder (NF)
Beginner Computer Classes
Class topics rotate and include Internet searching, Microsoft
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Files and Folders,
E-mail, HeritageQuest genealogy database, Twitter, Skype, Facebook, and Homework Help
computers available to first arrivals on a first come, first serve
& Topics for Classes are:
are held in the newly renovated community room. WiFi is
available. You are welcome to use your laptop or mobile device
for the class.
classes scheduled due to library construction.
audiobooks, and magazines. Learn
how to access and download free eBooks, audiobooks, and digital
magazines. Bring your mobile devices for assistance.
Free WiFi is available. Call and schedule a time for
one-on-one assistance, 281-482-7135 ext. 2.
or contemporary film is shown every other Thursday at 6:20 p.m.
Film is free and shown on an 8x10 ft. projection screen.
Contact the library at 281-482-7135 for movie details.
& Movie Titles are:
July 28 at 6:10pm: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone starring
Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Richard Harris, John Hurt, Maggie
Smith, and Alan Rickman. Directed by Chris Columbus in 2001.
This film is rated PG and runs 152 minutes. Movie
August 11 at 6:20pm: The Big Sleep starring
Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Directed by Howard Hawks in
1946. This film is Not Rated and runs 114 minutes. Movie
August 25 at 6:20pm: TBA
Special Topic Programs (e.g. Genealogy,
Poetry, History, Authors)
Now through August 20
– August 20: Adult Summer Reading Challenge - Exercise your mind,
be a champ, and earn chances to win a prize!
challenge is to read 1 book from each of the following 20
categories. The books you choose can be published in any format
(i.e. print, audio, or electronic). Log each book that you read.
Read 5 books and you earn 1 entry in the random drawing for prizes.
Earn an additional entry in the drawing for every 5 additional books
read up to 20 books (a total of 4 entries).
There is a limit of only one prize per person. The
drawing will take place on Monday, August 22 and the winners will be
notified by email. The
prizes are funded by the Friends of the Library. The grand prizes are a Fitbit Flex and a Kindle Tablet. Additional prizes
include local business items and gift cards to encourage good
physical and mental health.
an account and start logging your progress by clicking
Don't want to use the online system? No problem. Document the books
titles on paper and then bring it in before August 20, 2016. Program
Monday, June 13 through Monday, August
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
Wednesday, August 3 at
Pharmacist Talk with Vince Anselmo Jr.:
High Blood Pressure Event
August 4 at 7pm
Library's Off the Page poetry series presents poets
Anis Shivani and
Jonathan Moody. Anis Shivani is a fiction writer, poet,
critic, and is
a 2012 Pushcart Prize winner.
Jonathan Moody is a poet and professor. His poetry collection,
Olympic Butter Gold, won the 2014 Cave Canem Northwestern
University Press Poetry Prize. Poets Q&A session to follow
Saturday, August 20 at
Friendswood Library's 1st Annual Adult
Spelling Bee. Enrich your vocabulary while having fun with
friends. No elimination; win by points earned. Contact the Reference Desk to register and pick up
practice words. Call 281-482-7135 for more information. Event
the reference desk to learn more about library
programs and events.