5024 Broadway Ave.
Haltom City, TX  76117
817-222-7700

Message from Mayor David Averitt

haltom city council mayor david averittOn behalf of the City Council I would like to take this opportunity to extend season's greetings to the citizens of Haltom City.

For many of us, the holidays are a time of celebration and also a time to reflect on the year that is passing and prepare for the new year which is about to begin.

I hope you all have a very happy Thanksgiving, a merry Christmas and a happy and peaceful New Year. May 2017 bring you good health and prosperity.

 

Best wishes,

 

David Averitt

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 Mayor - Haltom City

 

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New Parks and Recreation Director

Christi Pruitt, just promoted to Di­rector of Parks & Recreation in November 2016, is a familiar…
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Fire Services Bd T-Shirt Sale

The Haltom City Fire Services Board has t-shirts for sale. These would make great gifts for the…
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KHCB Business of 4Q - Petworld

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Submit Your Community Event

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HCPL's Holiday Story Time - Dec 15

The Haltom City Public Library will be hosting a Holiday Bedtime Story Time on Thursday, December…
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Crossroads N'Letter - Dec/Jan

The December 2016/January 2017 Crossroads City Newsletter is available for download.
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New Textile Recycling Service

The City of Haltom City is now offering an exciting new service which will allow residents to…

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Haltom City Citizen Survey

Haltom City, in partnership with the University of Texas at Arlington’s Institute of Urban Studies,…
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2016 N'hood Decorating Contest

It's time once again for the annual Neighborhood Decorating Contest (NDC). This is the 20th year…
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Veterans Memorial Site Dedication

The City of Haltom City honored our country’s heroes on Veterans Day on November 11, 2016. The…
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2017 Haltom Stampede - Feb 11

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Fund the Fabulous Five

Every month, for less than a cup of coffee, you can help fund special projects throughout Haltom…
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Test Your Smoke Alarms

The Haltom City Fire/Rescue Department reminds you that every bedroom in your house needs a working…
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Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County

Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County just recently opened a new facility here in Haltom City, located…

Lending Services

haltom city library lending servicesThe Haltom City Library lending services apply to books, audiobooks, magazines and movies.

Loan Periods

  • All library materials (books, audiobooks, magazines and movies) may be checked out for three weeks.
  • Any item may be renewed once, unless another individual has placed a reserve on it. Either call Telecirc at 817 871-7771 or go online.
  • The other MetrOPAC libraries have separate loan periods.

How to Get a Library Card

  • Haltom City residents and business owners qualify for a free library card when they show a photo ID and a proof of residency, such as a valid driver's license, DPS identification card, voter registration card, lease agreement, utility bill, or other identifying document showing a current address. Business owners must show proof of ownership. Cards for children ages 0-17 years require a parent’s or legal guardian’s signature in person. For more information, please phone the Circulation Desk at 817 222-7785.
  • The application for a new library card can be filed in person or online by clicking the “Click Here to Register Now” link.
  • Non-residents living in one of the MetrOPAC cities use their own city’s library card in Haltom City as well.
  • People living outside the MetrOPAC cities may apply for a non-resident card by presenting valid identification and proof of residency. This card is only valid for the Haltom City Public Library. Materials from the MetrOPAC libraries and through interlibrary loan are not available to non-residents.
  • Statewide TexShare cards are available for Haltom City residents.

Fines & Fees

Haltom City charges 20¢ per day for each book that is overdue. The other MetrOPAC libraries have different charges. If your total fines are over $5, or you have materials overdue, your borrowing privileges may be suspended. Once all fines have been paid and materials have been returned, your privileges will be reinstated. The Haltom City Public Library can accept payments for the other MetrOPAC libraries. Payment by credit card may be made through your account online. The library requires a $15.00 refundable deposit to check out the following materials: ASVAB, GED & SAT study guides. This deposit will be refunded upon return of these items in good condition.

 Book Pick-Up/Return

The drive through pick-up window allows patrons to pick up reserve materials (books, movies, audios) without leaving the car. Please call first to arrange to pick up items at the window. The telephone number is 817 222-7787. All library materials can be returned in the drive through book return at any time. Both pick-up and return windows may be found on the west side of the building

MetrOPAC

We are part of the MetrOPAC library agreement. Haltom City residents may use their Haltom City Library card to borrow from other MetrOPAC libraries as if they were residents of the other cities. The other MetrOPAC cities are Benbrook, Burleson, Fort Worth and Richland Hills.

We also receive deliveries from the MetrOPAC libraries four times each week. Books and movies are sent to us by request for our residents to pick up. The rules of the other library must be followed when borrowing their items.

Interlibrary Loans

We can ask other libraries to send us books and other library material from around the world. If you want something that cannot be found locally, ask us about it. To find out what we can request, check the WorldCat world catalog. A $3.00 charge for postage will be added per item.

Library News/Events

Paperback Book Sale - Jan 9-14

haltom city public library lobbyThe Friends of the Haltom City Public Library will be hosting a Paperback Book Sale January 9-14, 2017. Snuggle up with a good book on these chilly nights.

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HCPL's Holiday Story Time - Dec 15

hcpl holiday storytimeThe Haltom City Public Library will be hosting a Holiday Bedtime Story Time on Thursday, December 15th at 6:30 p.m.

Featuring Santa & Mrs. Claus. Wear your pajamas (Mom & Dad too!). Don’t forget to bring your camera for a photo with Mr. & Mrs. Clause. There will be a holiday craft, a puppet show and holiday stories.

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Family Movie Night - Dec 12

prancerJoin us at the Haltom City Public Library for our Monthly Movie Night on December 12, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. December's feature film is 1985's "Prancer".

When 9-year-old Rebecca Harrell, stumbles across one of Santa’s reindeers, Prancer, in the forest, no one will believe her. Rebecca’s father comes across the wounded Prancer but it magically vanishes before his eyes. Rebecca nurses Prancer back to health in secret.

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'16 Pumpkin Decorating Contest Winners

haltom city library pumpkin contest 2016 8The Haltom City Public Library's 2016 Pumpkin Decorating Contest entries can be seen below. Winners are noted in the caption below each picture.

There were four age categories:

  • Ages 5-8
  • Ages 9-12
  • Ages 13-17 (none entered)
  • Adults 18 & older

Thanks to all who entered, and take note that there will be a 2017 contest next year!

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Parks & Rec News/Events

2017 Haltom Stampede - Feb 11

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haltom stampede february 11 2017Mark your calendars for our 31st Annual Haltom Stampede 5K & Fun Run Celebration on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Be a part of one of Tarrant County’s longest running races! Registration is now available online. The Fun Run starts at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K starts at 9:00 a.m.

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New Parks and Recreation Director

haltom city parks recreation director christi pruittChristi Pruitt, just promoted to Di­rector of Parks & Recreation in November 2016, is a familiar face in Haltom City, serving as the Recreation Supervisor for the last 12 years. She joined Haltom City in December of 2004 and re-opened the Recreation Center after renovations, adding top-of-the-line fitness equipment, new classes, community events, and reviv­ing old classes and sports programs. Through the years, Christi has grown the Recreation Center and its pro­grams and has developed many relationships with residents and business owners in the process.

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Veterans Memorial Site Dedication

haltom city veterans dedication november 2016 veteransThe City of Haltom City honored our country’s heroes on Veterans Day on November 11, 2016. The ceremony was held at the North end of Haltom Road Park. City officials, the Veterans Memorial Committee and staff were present to conduct a site dedication for our new Veterans Memorial Structure that will be coming soon to Haltom Road Park.

It will be a place where citizens can come together to reflect on love of country and the price of freedom. A photo album is posted on our Facebook page and a video of the event is posted below. A groundbreaking will take place in spring, 2017.

 

 

Winter 250' Softball League

haltom city north park softballParks & Recreation will be offering a 2017 Winter Softball 250 feet League that will play at North Park. Outfield fences will be brought in to 250 feet to shorten the playing field and make for an exciting and challenging game, including unlimited home runs over the short fence. Registration begins Monday, November 21, and ends December 30...or until leagues are full

Register online here, starting November 21, 2016. The season will begin in early January, 2017.

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