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:
Promise by Ann Weisgarber. The Promise is Gulf
Coast Reads book selection. Learn more here.
Due to the library renovation, Book Club will meet at the Garden Club
for the Open Road: poems of travel & adventure
8: Holiday Party. Share a reading from your favorite poem
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:
to the library renovation, we currently have no classes
scheduled. We are planning to re-locate some computer classes
in the near future. Please check back for an updated schedule.
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:
October 9 at 6:30pm: Special After Hours
screening of Notorious starring
Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1946.
This film is not rated and runs 101 minutes. Notorious was
selected for preservation by the United States National Film
Registry in 2006. Film
October 30 at 6:30pm: Special After Hours
screening of The Mummy starring
Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz. Directed by Stephen Sommers
in 1999. This film is rated PG-13 and runs 125 minutes. Film
Special Topic Programs (e.g. Genealogy,
Poetry, History, Authors)
October 16 from noon to 11pm
Genealogy - All Day Programming & Ancestors Roadshow.
Limited seating. Reservation is required. Since seating is
limited, please contact the library to reserve a seat for specific
programs. Leave your
name and contact information for confirmation by calling the library
at 281-482-7135 menu option 2 (reference desk). Genealogy
After Dark Program Schedule
Friday, December 4 at 7pm
Christmas Concert with Hope Lutheran Handbell Choir and
Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 7pm
Special Event: Friendswood Library's off the page
poetry series presents 2008 Texas Poet Laureate, Larry D.
Thomas, with two-time Pushcart Prize nominee and Texas Institute of
Letters member, Chip Dameron. Larry Thomas will read from his most recent poetry
collection, As If Light
Actually Matters: New & Selected Poems, published by Texas
Review Press in 2015. Chip Dameron will read from his new
collections Waiting for an Etcher (Lamar University Press) and Drinking from
the River: New and Selected Poems, 1975-2015 (Wings Press).
The Texas Legislature, in April,
2007, appointed Mr. Thomas as the 2008 Texas Poet Laureate.
In April, 2009, he was inducted into the prestigious Texas
Institute of Letters.
the reference desk to learn more about library
programs and events.