Programs for Adults at Friendswood Public Library

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.  Kathryn Lane’s story Baseball Over the Moon is featured in New Border Voices.

Thursday, August 7th at 10:30am – Genealogy: Introduction to African-American Research (part 1 of 3) Nick Cimino, a professional genealogist, will present three sessions on researching African-American ancestors.  Topics covered in this session are getting started with your living family’s knowledge; checklists, charting, timelines, and interviewing; African-American surnames.  The next sessions are Thursday, September 4 at 10:30am, and Thursday, October 2 at 10:30am.

Thursday, August 7th at 6:30am – Computer Class: Microsoft Word – Learn the essential elements of this word processing program.

Tuesday, August 12th at 7pm – Book Club. The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion. Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m. Refreshments are provided.

Wednesday, August 13 at 1:30pm: Microsoft Word: make a flyer – Learn how to work with pictures, graphics, text, and tables to make your flyer pop!

Wednesday, August 13th at 7pm – Pele of Polynesia Dance Group will perform traditional dances from Tahiti, Samoa, New Zealand, Fiji, and Hawai’i. They incorporate traditional and modern dances into their shows set to beautiful, fun, tropical music.

Thursday, August 14 at 10:30am: Microsoft Excel Intermediate – Topics covered include using templates, formulas, date and time values, filters, and sorting.

Monday, August 18th at 10:30am – Genealogy: FamilySearch Family Trees.  Judie Rawlin from the Friendswood Family History Center will introduce Family Trees, a free resource for storing and publishing your family history online within  She will also discuss tips, security, privacy, and collaboration features for this product.

Wednesday, August 20th at 7pm – The Real Value of Trees presented by Master Gardener Linda McLean. This presentation will describe the economics, science, aesthetics, and consequences of loss; as well as unusual trees around the world, and trees as monuments of inspiration and beauty.  Learn how trees positively affect our daily lives, in ways we may not even be aware.


Friendswood Public Library

416 S. Friendswood Drive

Friendswood, TX 77546



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