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Programs for Adults

Programs provided in the activity room at Friendswood Public Library .  

All programs are free, open to the public, no registration needed – Just Come!

Friends of the Library Book Club

Beginner Computer Classes

Technology Q&A Sessions

Friendswood Library flicks

Special Topic Programs (e.g. Genealogy, Poetry, Art, History, Authors)


Friends of the Library Book Club

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.

Book Titles & Group Discussion Dates are:

November 10: Songs for the Open Road: poems of travel & adventure

December 8: Holiday Party. Share a reading from your favorite poem or book.

January 12: Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller.

February 9: The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd.


Beginner Computer Classes

Computer 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 resources.  Some computers available to first arrivals on a first come, first serve basis.

Dates & Topics for Classes are:  

Due 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.

Technology Q&A Sessions:

Downloading eBooks, 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.


Friendswood Library flicks

Classic or contemporary film is shown every other Thursday at 6:20 p.m.  Film is free and shown on an 8x10 ft. projection screen.  Refreshments provided.  Contact the library at 281-482-7135 for movie details.

Dates & Movie Titles are:

*Friday, December 18 at 6:20pm: The Family Man starring Nicholas Cage, Tea Leoni, and Don Cheadle. Directed by Brett Ratner in 2000.  This film is rated PG-13 and runs 125 minutes. Film Flyer


Special Topic Programs (e.g. Genealogy, Poetry, History, Authors)


Friday, December 4 at 7pm

Music of the Season featuring Hope Lutheran Handbell Quartet with harp, piano, clarinet, and flute. Event Flyer

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.



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last updated 2/06/2015.

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