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Upcoming Programs!

Thursday, August 18th at 6:30pm Managing Files and Folders.  Learn how to save and organize your files on your computer or on various removable storage devices such as a USB flash drive. See Computer Class Schedule.

Monday, August 22nd at 4:30pm Introduction to Using Overdrive Come to this session if you want help getting started, installing the free software, or searching and downloading the free eBooks and audio-books.

Tuesday, August 23rd Story-time begins! See Children's Schedule

Wednesday, August 24th at 7pm David LeFevre Crawford’s Civil War: Just after Ft Sumter fell, enlisted as Private in 13th Pennsylvania, wounded as Adjutant 139th Pennsylvania, 6th Corps just before Appomattox. W N Crawford will talk about the 6th Corps in two decisive battles, Gettysburg and Cedar Creek, and will recount the life and events of this Civil War soldier through story, images, and song.

Thursday, August 25th at 6:30pm  Classic Movie Night with Requiem for a Heavyweight starring Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Mickey Rooney, and Julie Harris. Directed by Ralph Nelson in 1956. This black and white film is not rated and is 90 minutes long. See Movie Night schedule.  

Thursday, September 1st at 6:30pm Computer Class: Microsoft Excel Learn the basic applications of this spreadsheet program. See Computer Class Schedule.

Tuesday, September 13th at 7pm Book Club will discuss The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.  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. Refreshments are provided.  

Wednesday, September 14th at 7pm Poetry Reading with featured poet Sybil Estess and Laura's Poetry Group. Sybil Pittman Estess, Ph.D., was one of eight finalists for Poet Laureate of the State of Texas in 2009.  She is the author of her new fourth poetry release: Maneuvers, 2010, by Inleaf Press. Estess has taught at the University of Houston, the University of St. Thomas, Rice University, Houston Community College, and Blinn Colleges in Brenham and College Station, Texas.  She has served as a literature panelist for both the Texas Commission on the Arts and the Cultural Arts Council of Houston as well as on the Adult Education Council of Christ Church Episcopal Cathedral. Sybil Pittman Estess was a founding organizer of the Houston Poetry Fest.



























                   Friendswood Public Library
                       416 S Friendswood Dr.
                      Friendswood, TX  77546

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Monday 10:00 - 9:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 9:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 9:00
Thursday 10:00 - 9:00
Friday 10:00 - 6:00
Saturday 10:00 - 6:00


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