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

The Highway Department has re-opened both the Westbound Frontage Road at Denton Highway and the Haltom Road/Beach Street Exit off of Westbound Loop 820. Presently, it is not known whether this will be a temporary measure or not. If traffic on the Haltom Road/Beach Street Exit Ramp backs up onto Loop 820, the Highway Department will re-close this exit.

HCPL's 16th Annual Writing Contest

haltom city public library logoTime is running out to submit your entries to the 16th Annual Writing Contest, sponsored by the Friends of the Haltom City Public Library. The deadline is Tuesday, May 31st, 2016. The suggested theme for short story and poetry entries is "The Write Way", though writers are not required to follow this theme.

There are 4 age divisions:

  • 5th & 6th grades
  • 7th – 9th grades
  • 10th – 12th grades
  • Adult

All entries should be typed, double-spaced with a 2,500 word limit. No handwritten submissions will be accepted. Please include on a separate cover letter your:

  • Name
  • Email (if applicable)
  • Telephone number
  • Category (short story or poetry)
  • Age category

Do not include the above information on the entries...they must be on a separate cover sheet. Clip the cover letter to the entry, do not staple. Prizes include a $20.00 gift certificate from Barnes & Noble Bookstore for first place winners and publication of winners’ entries on the library website. All entries will receive a certificate of participation. Entries may be submitted by print, flash drive, fax, email or online (see below). For more information call the library at 817-222-7787 or email Lesly Smith, Library Director, by filling out this form.

 

Fill out my online form.

Tags: Library Events, Community Engagement, 2016 Writing Contest

Print

Haltom City Public LibraryFeatured News & Events

  • Sing-A-Long Afternoon - Aug 14

    Come sing along to your favorite musicals! Lyric...

  • HCPL's Summer Teen Activities

    The Haltom City Library will be hosting a variety of teen activities in the summer of 2017.

  • Super Science Saturdays - Sept 2

    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...