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:
Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller.
Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd.
Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini.
Will Out by Walter Kirn.
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:
February 4 at 6:20pm: How Green Was My Valley starring
Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Anna Lee, Donald Crisp, and Roddy
McDowall. Directed by John Ford in 1941. This film is not
rated and runs 118 minutes. Selected for the National Film Registry
in 1990. Film
February 18 at 6:20pm: Persuasion starring Amanda Root,
Ciaran Hinds, Susan Fleetwood, and Corin Redgrave. Directed by
Roger Michell in 1995. This film is rated PG and runs 107
minutes. National Board of Review Top Film for 1995. Film
Special Topic Programs (e.g. Genealogy,
Poetry, History, Authors)
Wednesday, February 24 at 7pm
Steve Waldner, President of the 3rd Marine Division
Lance Corporal Richard A. Anderson Chapter, will give a presentation on the
WWII USS Houston Survivors of Sunda Strait.
nicknamed "The Galloping Ghost of the Java Coast," was
sunk in combat during the World War II Battle of Sunda Strait in
March 1, 1942. Capt.
Albert H. Rooks, the ship's commanding officer who was killed in
action, posthumously received the Medal of Honor for extraordinary
heroism, while USS Houston was awarded two battle stars, as
well as the Presidential Unit Citation.
learn about the USS HOUSTON and its crew, the military
events leading up to and during the Sunda Strait Battle, and the
survivors’ experiences as prisoners building a railroad from Burma
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, Chip Dameron. Larry Thomas'
collection, As If Light
was recently published by Texas
Review Press. Both Larry Thomas and Chip Dameron have been inducted into the prestigious Texas
Institute of Letters.
Come listen to these fabulous poets read from their latest work.
Thursday, March 24 at 7pm
Author and historian, Jennifer M. Ross-Nazzal, will
discuss the topic of her new book, Winning the West for Women: the Life of
Suffragist Emma Smith DeVoe. Jennifer Ross-Nazzal, Ph.D. is the
historian at NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston.
Thursday, April 28 at 7pm
Thirteen Poets- In celebration of National Poetry Month,
poets from the Poetry Works workshop Anthology, Thirteen Poets,
will read in the newly renovated Friendswood Public Library
the reference desk to learn more about library
programs and events.