Upcoming Events at the Friendswood Library

Programs for Adults at Friendswood Public Library:

Monday, July 7 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm: New Device Assistance – Have specific “how-do-I” questions on using your computer, eReader, or tablet?

Tuesday, July 8th at 3:30pm Computer Class: Genealogy Research usingFamilySearch.org – Look at some of the methods to search and browse records on this free website.

Tuesday, July 8th at 7pm Book Club. Share an interesting book with the group.  Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m. Refreshments are provided.

Wednesday, July 9th at 7pm – The Improbable Survivor: A young child in the Holocaust.Chaja Verveer serves on the Advisory Board of the Holocaust Museum Houston and is president of Child Survivors of the Holocaust, Houston. She was recently appointed to serve on the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission.

Thursday, July 10th at 6:30pm- Computer Class: Introduction to Microsoft Excel – Learn to use the essential tools of this spreadsheet program.

Thursday, July 17th at 6:20pm- Friendswood Library flicks with Carousel starring Shirley Jones and Gordon MacRae. Directed by Henry King in 1956. This film is not rated and runs 128 minutes.

Wednesday, July 23rd at 7pm – Acclaimed classical guitarist Peter Fletcher performs at Friendswood Public Library.

Monday, July 28th at 6:30pm – Diabetes 101 presented by RN and Diabetes Educator, Rocio Asgari-Tari.  This presentation covers basic diabetes information and terminology and provides convenient tips for eating healthy and staying active.

Wednesday, August 6th at 7pm – Author Kathryn Lane will discuss New Border Voices: an anthology published by Texas A&M University Press. New Border Voices is an anthology of recent and rarely seen writing by Borderlands artists from El Paso to Brownsville—and a hundred miles on either side. The vibrant community represented in this collection offers tasty bits of regional fare that will appeal to a wide range of readers and students. Among the contributions are: A “Southern Renaissance” for Texas Letters —José E. Limón; The Texas-Mexico Border: This Writer’s Sense of Place —Rolando Hinojosa-Smith; and The Rain Parade —Paul Pedroza.Kathryn Lane is originally from northern Mexico. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of New Mexico and worked for several years as a painter in oils.  After becoming a certified public accountant, Kathryn worked for a multinational corporation in various Latin American countries and recently decided to leave corporate life to pursue her passion to write fiction and poetry inspired by Latin American cultures.  Her story Baseball Over the Moon is featured in New Border Voices.

 

Friendswood Public Library

416 S. Friendswood Drive

Friendswood, TX 77546

281-482-7135

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