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

Escape the Room - Oct 13

October 13, 2017 from 6:30 - 9PM

Players will be trapped in a room and in order to escape they must follow clues and solve puzzles within a set time limit. This event is geared towards teen patrons, grades 7-12. Registration is required, please call 817-222-7787 or register online here.

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HCPL's Teen Activities

Movies, Trivia & an Advisory Board Geared Towards Teens

haltom city public library logoThe Haltom City Public Library host the following free programs at the Library. No registration is required for these activities.

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Super Science Saturdays - Oct 7

haltom city library super science saturdaysThe first Saturday of each month, from 9 - 10:00 a.m., we explore different scientific concepts at the Haltom City Public Library. There are hands-on activities appropriate for ages 6 – 12. It’s free and there is no registration. The topic on October 7, 2017 will be Robotics!

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HCPL - ReferenceUSA Database

haltom city library referenceusaThe Haltom City Public Library now offers access to ReferenceUSA, the premier source of information for business and consumer reference and research. All you need is a Haltom City Library card. ReferenceUSA includes:

  • U.S. Businesses – Data for more than 45 million businesses includes company name, location (address and geo-location coordinates), industries, size (sales volume and number of employees), year established, names of owners and executives, and more
  • U.S. Historical Businesses – Historical data for over 198 million business back to 2003
  • U.S. Jobs / Internships – Custom search for over 2.5 million job postings
  • U.S. New Businesses – 50,000 new businesses are added each week
  • U.S. Healthcare – Search for more than 1.2 million doctors and dentists
  • U.S. Standard White Pages – Search for over 150 million residents
  • U.S. Consumers / Lifestyles – Search over 271 million individuals for market research and to find friends and relatives
  • U.S New Movers / Homeowners – Over 300,000 movers and over 100,000 new homeowners are added each week

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2016 Writing Contest Winning Entries

haltom city public library logoThe winning entries of the 2016 Haltom City Public Library's Writing Contest can be downloaded here in PDF format.

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HCPL's Weekly Story Times

haltom city library imaginationThe Haltom City Public Library hosts a series of Story Times throughout the week. Activities can include bubbles, songs, stories, a craft, a movie, parachute play or other surprises.

The Library is located at 4809 Haltom Rd. For more information call the Library at 817-222-7786.

All story times are 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.


Pre-School Story Time - Thursdays

Appropriate for ages 3 and older; puppet show on the first Thursday of each month.

Toddler Time - Fridays

Appropriate for ages 2 and younger.

Bi-lingual Story Time - Wednesdays

Appropriate for ages infant – age 5; bilingual stories in English & Spanish.


The Library also hosts special story times throughout the year, including during the annual Summer Reading Program in June and July.

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Coloring & Cookies for Grown Ups

coloring cookies adults haltom city libraryThe first Friday evening of each month come to the Haltom City Public Library's after-hours "Coloring & Cookies for Grown Ups" coloring party from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Materials are provided but feel free to bring your own coloring accouterments. Relieve stress and have fun at the same time. Adults only, please.

For more information call the Library at 817-222-7786.

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16th Annual Writing Contest Winners

haltom city texas public libraryThe winners of the 16th Annual Haltom City Writer's Contest have been chosen.

Congratulations to the winners:

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Friends of HCPL Fundraiser Wrap-Up

firends hcpl fundraiser applebeesThe Friends of the Haltom City Public Library would like to thank Applebee’s Bar & Grill and the following people for making our fundraiser a huge success:

  • Applebee’s Bar & Grill, Rufe Snow Drive & I-820, NRH (Jose Garcia - Kitchen Manager & Mokaya Peterson - General Manager)
  • Circulation Staff of the Library
  • Pat Davenport
  • Valerie Deering
  • Patrick Doporto
  • Becky Estrada
  • Erica Gill
  • Josh Grizzelle
  • Terri Grizzelle
  • Brenda Groschup
  • Irvelene Hays
  • Rita Morton
  • Bonnie Richards
  • Nila Richards
  • Patsy Sullivan
  • Alex Sullivan-Green
  • Linda Thompson
  • John David Walker 

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HCPL Hosts GED Classes

haltom city texas public libraryRegistration for GED classes begins Tuesday, August 2, 2016. Classes are on Tuesdays, Wednesday & Thursdays from 5 – 8:00 p.m. Classes are held at the Haltom City Public Library, 4809 Haltom Rd.

For more information call the library at 817-222-7786.

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HCPL Public Computer Access

haltom city library computersInternet access to public computers at the HCPL will only be available with a library bar code. Therefore, patrons will need to present a current resident, non-resident or internet use only Haltom City Public Library card or a MetrOPAC library card (i.e., Benbrook, Burleson, Ft. Worth, Keller, Richland Hills or Watauga public libraries). Visit the Circulation Desk for more information.

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HCPL Offers Digital Magazines

haltom city library online magazines zinioPatrons can now access digital magazines through your Haltom City Public Library. Enjoy complete digital editions of popular magazines (link here), many of which are only available in this format. To access the 84 titles all you need are an email address and an HCPL library card.

  • Read your magazines anytime, anywhere, on PCs, Macs, or mobile devices
  • Apps are available for iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire, Android and Windows 8
  • Download full-color magazines with interactive elements such as audio and video
  • Check out an unlimited number of magazine issues, and keep them as long as you want
  • No waiting or checkout period
  • Intuitive searching and navigating within each magazine

If you have any question about this new service call the Haltom City Public Library at 817-222-7786 or visit this link.

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HCPL Adds New Mobile App

haltom city texas public libraryThe Haltom City Public Library is now available in the palm of your hand! The HCPL now has an app available for download in the Apple iOS, Android, Windows, or Amazon Kindle app stores.

Search for books, DVDs, audiobooks, CDs and more. Place holds or renew items, see what events are coming up at the library, follow our blog and tweets or contact us. We are here for you!

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Swartz Bros Photo Exhibit Video

Swartz Brothers Exhibit Video from the Haltom City LibraryDid you miss the Swartz Brothers photography exhibit at the Haltom City Public Library? Check out this video of a presentation/tour given by one of the organizers, author and historian Dr. Richard F. Selcer.

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Language Program Offered by HCPL

Haltom City Public Library Pronunciator ProgramThe world's largest language-learning service is now a free program being offered by the Haltom City Public Library to library card-holders.

Pronunciator has 80 languages and 50 languages in which to learn them...for a total of 4,000 possible course combinations.

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Library's Storytime Video Page

Check out the Haltom City Public Library's YouTube video page, where Storytime/Toddlertime book readings can be viewed. Miss Allison and Miss Becky perform book readings that are sure to keep kids entertained and engaged in reading.

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Haltom City Public LibraryFeatured News & Events

  • Escape the Room - Oct 13

    Players will be trapped in a room and in order to escape they must follow clues and solve puzzles within a set time limit. This event is geared towards teen patrons, grades...

  • HCPL's Teen Activities

    The Haltom City Public Library host the following free programs at the Library. No registration is required for these activities.

  • Super Science Saturdays - Oct 7

    The first Saturday of each month, from 9 - 10:00 a.m., we explore different scientific concepts at the Haltom City Public Library. There are hands-on activities appropriate...

  • HCPL - ReferenceUSA Database

    The Haltom City Public Library now offers access to ReferenceUSA, the premier source of information for business and consumer reference and research. All you need is a...

  • HCPL's Weekly Story Times

    The Haltom City Public Library hosts a series of Story Times throughout the week. Activities can include bubbles, songs, stories, a craft, a movie, parachute play or other...

  • Coloring & Cookies for Grown Ups

    The first Friday evening of each month come to the Haltom City Public Library's after-hours "Coloring & Cookies for Grown Ups" coloring party from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Materials are...

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