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:
9: Share an interesting book with the group.
Name is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok.
in Love by Ken Ballen.
Antonio by Willa Cather.
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 free library database resources. Some
computers available to first arrivals on a first come, first serve
& Topics for Classes are:
1: Microsoft Word (Monday at 3:30pm)
8: Internet Searching (Monday at 3:30pm)
15: HeritageQuest Genealogy Database (Monday at 3:30pm)
25: Microsoft PowerPoint (Thursday at 6:30pm)
29: Microsoft Publisher (Monday at 3:30pm)
5: Internet Searching (Monday at 10:30am)
12: HeritageQuest Genealogy Database (Monday at 10:30am)
19: Microsoft Publisher (Monday at 10:30am)
22: Microsoft Excel (Thursday at 6:30pm)
Classic Movie Night
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:
20: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial starring Dee Wallace, Henry Thomas, and Drew Barrymore. Directed by Steven
Spielberg in 1982. This film is rated PG and runs 115 minutes. E.T.
4: Independence Day - no movie
18: Black Narcissus starring Deborah Kerr, Jean Simmons,
and David Farrar. Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
in 1947. This film is not rated and runs 100 minutes: In
Technicolor. British Film Institute Top 100 British Films. Black
Narcissus pdf flyer Read
Jack Cardiff: painting with film
1: A River Runs Through It starring Craig Sheffer, Brad
Pitt, and Tom Skerritt. Directed by Robert Redford in 1992. This
film is rated PG and runs 123 minutes. Based on the book A
River Runs Through It by Norman Maclean. A
River Runs Through It pdf flyer
Special Topic Programs (e.g. Genealogy, Poetry)
July 11th at 7:00pm
My Journey in Space and Faith as NASA’s Record-Setting Frequent
Flyer by Jerry L. Ross.
Author Jerry Ross will speak about his book and experiences
as an astronaut. Jerry L. Ross is an Indiana native, a graduate of
Purdue University, a retired United States Air Force officer, and a
former astronaut who retired from NASA in 2012.
Colonel Ross is a veteran of seven US Space Shuttle missions
and holds an individual world record for the most spaceflights
Spacewalker is the book for anyone who ever
dreamed of flying in space.
July 15th at 6:00pm
Preparedness Program presented by the City of Friendswood Office
of Emergency Management and CenterPoint Energy.
July 17th at 7:00pm
Off the Page Poetry Series presents John Milkereit: reminiscing about
Milkereit is an award-winning, juried poet who has been featured at
Houston Poetry Fest and Inprint's prestigious First Friday poetry
Off the Page poetry pdf flyer
Wednesday, July 24th at
Navigating the Web to Great Medical
Information presented by UTMB Medical Librarian, Anne
Howard. Learn the best methods
to find creditable, authoritative information on health and
medicine. Learn how to use the National
Library of Medicine's PubMed/Medline online resources. Navigating
the Web to Great Medical Information pdf flyer
Monday, August 19th at
Pele of Polynesia Dance Group will
perform traditional dances from Tahiti, Samoa, New Zealand, Fiji
and, of course, Hawai'i. They incorporate traditional and modern
dances into their shows set to beautiful, fun, tropical music.
August 21st at 7:00pm
Dangers of Manned Spaceflight: Sy
Liebergot, Apollo era
former EECOM Flight Controller speaks about the dangers of manned
spaceflight. He relates the circumstances of the fatal near miss of Apollo 13 and the
three tragedies of the U.S. space program: the Apollo 1 pad fire,
the in-flight destruction of Shuttle Orbiters Challenger and
Columbia. He will
discuss the causes and faulty decisions which led to the astronaut
Thursday, September 5th
Dr. Mark Crawford will present information
on End of Life Directives, and Medical Power of Attorney. Mark
Crawford serves as Staff Chaplain at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital
in the Texas Medical Center. He was educated at SMU, Dallas and
Oxford University before completing his Doctor of Ministry Degree at
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.
September 25th at 7:00pm
of the Written Word: A Literary Evening with authors Barbara
Carle, Kay Cox, Nanci Engle, and Diana Dettling Buckley. A
police woman, a family therapist, an artist, and a nurse offer you
an evening of wonderful stories.
October 9th at 7:00pm
Twain; Samuel Clemens: a discussion of Mark Twain's contribution to literature and
the differences between Mark Twain the author and Samuel Clemens the
man. Presented by UH philosophy professor, Dr. Robert Craig, and
past president of the Pearland Adult Reading Center, Tom Woods.
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