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Friendswood Public Library
News Release
Monday, February 13, 2012

Programs for Adults at Friendswood Public Library

Help sessions available for downloading eBooks and audiobooks: 

Monday, February 13 at 5:00pm

Tuesday, February 21 at 7:30pm

Monday, February 27 at 5:00pm

Tuesday, March 20 at 7:30pm

Did you receive an eBook reader, tablet, 3G or 4G phone, computer, MP3 player, Apple iPod, or Apple iPad for Christmas?  Come learn how to checkout and download using OverDrive to access free eBooks and audiobooks on these devices.  Bring your device.  Overdrive is a licensed product that provides patrons free access to eBooks, audiobooks, and videos through the Friendswood Public Library.

Tuesday, February 14th at 7pm

Book Club with The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett. Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m. Refreshments are provided.

Wednesday, February 15th at 7pm

The Book that Changed the World Mark T. Crawford will speak about the historical and political setting of 17th century England as it pertains to the King James translation of the Bible. The King James Version, known to the world as the KJV, has been a best-seller since its publication in 1611. Mark will also speak about the KJV's lasting impact on the world of literature. Rev. Mark Crawford was educated at SMU, Dallas and Oxford University before completing his Doctor of Ministry Degree at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Mark serves on the Diocesan Commission on Ministry, the General Board of Examining Chaplains and is a member of the faculty in the IONA School for Continuing Education. He now serves as Staff Chaplain at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital in the Texas Medical Center.

Thursday, February 16th at 6:30pm

Classic Movie Night with Joe Versus the Volcano starring Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Robert Stack, and Lloyd Bridges. Directed by John Patrick Shanley in 1990. This color film is rated PG and is 99 minutes long.

Wednesday, February 22nd at 6pm

Author Visit - Mark Long is a video game designer and producer living in Seattle. His graphic novel The Silence of Our Friends is based on his childhood experiences with the civil rights movement in suburban Houston, Texas.

Thursday, February 23rd at 6:30pm

Computer Class: Beginner's Microsoft Excel

Monday, February 27th at 6:30pm

Early Literacy Workshop - Talkers: Two and Three Years. Free for parents, teachers & caregivers. Each person attending will receive a certificate for 2 clock hours for professional development. See or call Children's desk to register. 281-482-7135.

Wednesday, February 29th at 7pm

Personal Essay Readings with featured essayists Barbara Carle, Kay Cox, Diana Dettling Buckley, and Nanci Engle. Visit From the Reference Desk found from the Friendswood Public Library's website to read essays by these authors.

Friendswood Public Library
416 S. Friendswood Drive
Friendswood, TX 77546
281-482-7135




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