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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:

October 13: The 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 building. 

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

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


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, 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 Flyer

*Friday, 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 Flyer 


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


Friday, 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 musicians. 

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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