Upcoming events at Friendswood Library

Programs for Adults at Friendswood Public Library:

Monday, February 24th at 1:30pm – Computer Class: Introduction to Email – Learn the basics of reading, creating, and sending email.

Tuesday, February 25th at 7:00pm – Road Scholar Discussion.  Interested in traveling?  Interested in learning something while you travel?  Sandy McHone, a Friendswood resident will share her experiences with participating in 62 Road Scholar programs.

Thursday, February 27th at 6:20pm – Movie Night with Foreign Correspondent starring Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, and Herbert Marshall. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1940. This film is not rated and runs 120 minutes.

Monday, March 3rd at 7pm – Neal’s Community.  Join Friendswood residents Larry and Kathy McClaugherty in celebrating community spirit that arose from caring for their son Neal and Neal’s joyful influence on the community for 27 years.

Tuesday, March 4th at 1:30pm – Computer Class: Genealogy – Introduction to the free resource HeritageQuest which provides several primary record resources to search: Federal Census 1790-1930, American Revolution Pensions, Freeman’s Bank Records, and Federal Congressional Record, and digitized history books.

Thursday, March 6th at 6:30pm – Computer Class: Managing Files and Folders– learn how to store and organize the information you create on your computer.

Tuesday, March 11th at 7pm – Book Club. A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy. Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m. Refreshments are provided.

Monday, March 17th at 7pm – Combat Diary with local author and WWII Sergeant Emmett Jackson. Emmett Jackson was a combat engineer who located and disarmed German mines.  He served on the front line during the Battle of the Bulge and crossed the bridge at Remagen while it was still under fire. He was awarded the Bronze Star. Combat Diary is his story told in his own words. Meet Emmett Jackson and hear his story.

Thursday, March 20th at 7pm – Emmy nominated singer-songwriter ellen cherry performs at the Friendswood Public Library. ellen cherry is a full-time touring and working performer based in Baltimore, MD. In 2012, ellen released a piano-based album produced by Caleb Stine, entitled “Please Don’t Sell the Piano”. In 2010, she wrote, recorded and performed a song for an Emmy nominated TV campaign and also composed the score for a shadow puppet piece entitled “Alonzo’s Lullaby”, which has been awarded the prestigious UNIMA Citation of Excellence. ellen tours nationally and internationally, charming audiences from house concerts to festivals!

Friendswood Public Library

416 S. Friendswood Drive

Friendswood, TX 77546


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