A variety of resources exist online for residents and patrons.
MetrOPAC - The Fort Worth Area Catalog
MetrOPAC is the combined catalog for Haltom City, Benbrook, Burleson, Fort Worth, Keller, Richland Hills, and Watauga. Books and movies found in our catalog may be transferred, upon request, to any library in the MetrOPAC system for resident cardholders to pick up.
WorldCat - The World Catalog
WorldCat is a combined catalog for the entire world. Participating libraries will, at our request, send books and movies to Haltom City for our cardholders to pick up. Photocopies of newspaper and magazine articles can also be delivered when the issue and page numbers are identified.
Dear Reader Book Club
Every day, Monday through Friday, you will receive in your email a five-minute selection from a chapter of a book. By the end of the week, you'll have read 2-3 chapters. Every Monday we start a new book. Sign up now.
Texas State Library Databases
Direct access to the Texas State Library Databases is now available for current Haltom City Public Library card holders.
Texas State Library Databases provide access to reliable and authoritative information in varying fields of interest such as genealogy & history, business resources, homework & education, health & medicine, science & technology, books & literature and many more. Various databases are offered with Spanish language content such as EBSCO host en español, Economia y Negocios, Fuente Academica, and MedicLatina. Please see a Reference Librarian for the username and password.
Our online databases cover a wide range of topics. Subjects for our subscriptions include health information, newspaper and magazine archives, literary criticism, history, genealogy, and much more! A current Haltom City Public Library card is required for accessing the databases.
If a particular database does not seem to be working, we suggest turning off any pop-up blockers and setting the browser to allow all session cookies. Please remember to re-enable these security options after using the database.
ResumeMaker enhances the resume writing process by providing a step by step resume and letter guide with suggested phrases. Additionally you can save your work in a variety of formats. Common interview questions, what employers want to know and salary information are explored. It also provides dynamic online job search tools allowing you to complete forms and attach resumes.
Texas Workskills Development in Libraries
The Texas Workskills Development in Libraries (www.twdl.org) project better known as TWDL (pronounced ‘Twiddle’) was created to help Texas residents obtain information and learn better ways to look for a job as well as providing ways to improve their job skills. Texas residents seeking more information regarding job training resources are invited to explore this site which is constantly updated as information becomes available.
Overdrive - NTRLS
Titles from OverDrive-powered sites can be enjoyed at your computer plus a wide variety of devices.