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:
Boy in the Suitcase: a Nina Borg Mystery set in
Denmark by Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis.
& Lena by Haley Tanner
Beginner Computer Classes
Class topics rotate and include Internet searching, Microsoft
Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Files and Folders,
E-mail, HeritageQuest genealogy database, and Homework Help
resources: the hidden web. Some
computers available to first arrivals on a first come, first serve
& Topics for Classes are:
21: Intro to Internet Searching - Learn the basics to locate
information of interest on the Internet. (Monday at 2pm)
24: Intro to Microsoft Excel - Learn the basics of this
accounting/spreadsheet program. (Thursday at 6:30pm)
28: Intro to HeritageQuest - Discover the primary record
available in this free resource. (Monday at 2pm)
5: Microsoft PowerPoint - Learn how to create a slide
presentation for personal or professional development.
Classic Movie Night
or contemporary movie 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:
1: Rio Bravo starring John
Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson, Walter Brennan,
and Ward Bond. Directed by Howard Hawks in 1959. This film is not
rated and runs 141 minutes. Special start time
of 6:10pm. Rio
Bravo pdf flyer Read Rio
Bravo: John Wayne & Howard Hawks
15: Book Sale - No Movie
29: The Mark of Zorro starring Tyrone Power, Linda
Darnell, and Basil Rathbone. Directed by Rouben Mamoulian in 1940.
This film in not rated and runs 94 minutes. Named to the
National Film Registry in 2009. Mark
of Zorro pdf flyer
Special Topic Programs (e.g. Genealogy, Poetry)
Wednesdays in April:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Job Search Skills Seminars - Workforce
Solutions. Free Classes. No registration required.
4/23: Making Connections: Networking
& Using Social Media
Wednesday, April 23rd at 7pm
FPL Poetry Series - "Soldiers, scholars and poets of WWI"
The Rev. Dr. Crawford will give a presentation on the lives and
works of the extraordinary men who served in WWI and how they struggled
with the devastation of that war. A number of these young men
wrote extraordinary poems, letters and prose as they wrestled
with death, dying and destruction. Mark
of Ministry Degree from
Austin Presbyterian Theological
scholars and poets pdf flyer
Monday, May 5th from 6
Art Exhibit Reception. Come meet local
artist Regina Lee Parkinson and view her artwork.
Refreshments provided. Artwork will be on display through the end of
Regina Lee Parkinson creates paintings and mixed media work rich in
color, place and story. Her piece entitled "Daring Beauty"
received first place in the mixed media category at the Galveston
Art League Spring Juried Show in May 2012. Her work is in private
collections in 20 U.S. states and has also found its way into places
as far flung as Canada, Australia and Hong Kong. Parkinson works as
a full-time artist. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism and a
master's degree in counseling. She studies drawing and painting with
Mark Greenwalt of College of the Mainland.
Art Exhibit featuring Regina Lee Parkinson
May 6th at 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Series: UK & Ireland Research - Vital Records presented by
Nick Cimino Program
May 10th -
Saturday, May 24th
Sale for the Friends of the Library members is Saturday, May 10 from
10:00am to noon.
book sale is open to the general public, book sellers, and vendors
at noon on Saturday, May 10.
children, young adults, and adults
cassette and compact disk
VHS and DVD
compact disk, cassette, and LP
May 28th at 7pm
by North Harris County Dulcimer Society! NHCDS
is an ever growing group of music lovers that plays just about any
instrument that doesn't have to be "plugged in"!
Harris County Dulcimer Society performance
June 3rd at 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Series: UK & Ireland Research - Church & Parish Records
presented by Nick Cimino Program
June 4th at 7pm
Off the Page Poetry Series
featuring poets Dede Fox and Terry Jude Miller.
poems by Dede Fox
Tuesday, June 17th at 7pm
Self-Publishing Your Family History: Gale
French will discuss the steps involved in publishing
information about your Family History in book form. You'll
learn the Do's & Don'ts of writing, formatting, editing and publishing
your book and the various mediums available, including e-Books and
July 9th at 7pm
Survivor: A young child in the Holocaust. Chaja Verveer serves on
the Advisory Board of the Holocaust Museum Houston and is president
of Child Survivors of the Holocaust, Houston. She was recently
appointed to serve on the Texas Holocaust and Genocide
Wednesday, July 23rd
Acclaimed classical guitarist Peter Fletcher
performs at Friendswood Public Library.
Wednesday, August 6th
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. The
vibrant community represented in this collection offers tasty bits
of regional fare that will appeal to a wide range of readers and
students. Among the contributions are: A “Southern Renaissance”
for Texas Letters —José E. Limón; The Texas-Mexico Border:
This Writer’s Sense of Place —Rolando Hinojosa-Smith; and The
Rain Parade —Paul Pedroza. Kathryn
Lane is originally from northern Mexico. She has a
Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of New Mexico and
worked for several years as a painter in oils. After becoming
a certified public accountant, Kathryn worked for a multinational
corporation in various Latin American countries and recently decided
to leave corporate life to pursue her passion to write fiction and
poetry inspired by Latin American cultures.
the reference desk to learn more about library
programs and events.
These programs teach
adults how to help their children learn important skills now so they
can become good readers.
Each person attending will receive a certificate for 2 clock
hours of professional development.
Call or visit the Children’s Librarian to register. Early
Literacy Workshops pdf flyer
None scheduled at