CITY OF HALTOM CITY  5024 Broadway Ave. Haltom City, Texas 76117 817-222-7700
Library's Hooowling Halloween - Oct 29
Registration is required

Join us at the Haltom City Public Library on Friday, October 29, 2021, for a revamped version of the library's Hooowling Halloween! This is an in person program and registration is REQUIRED for every person who will be attending (that means parents, grandparents, big brother or sister, etc.).

There will be 3 separate sessions...at 6:15 p.m., 7:00 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.. Each session will consist of 30 minutes full of trick or treat stations and games. Please register for one session only. You may only attend during the time that you registered for.

Registration online at https://hcpl.ticketleap.com/hooowling-halloween.

The sessions are after the library is closed, so normal library services such as checking out or computers will not be available.

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Reminder! You have until tomorrow to submit your pumpkin for this year's pumpkin decorating contest! To enter, e-mail a picture of your pumpkin with your name, age, and phone number to .

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Come check out our pop-up costume swap. We'll be here tonight until 7:30!

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Check out what's going on at the library this week!

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October's Fandom Trivia is American Horror Story! Test your knowledge here: forms.gle/v2e3ZFssMjNYGN…. A prize will be awarded. Please, no cheating.

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Public Library
4809 Haltom Rd.
Haltom City, TX 76117
Monday - Thursday
10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday
10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday
Closed
Information
817-222-7786
Administration
817-222-7790

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Calendar
Tech Help for Adults
10/25/21 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bilingual Storytime
10/26/21 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Game On! for teens
10/26/21 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Library Board Meeting
10/26/21 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Children's Story Time
10/27/21 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Imagination Station for Children
10/28/21 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
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10/28/21 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

APPLY FOR 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.

*Please note, to determine if you are a City of Haltom City resident, conduct a simple property data search through the Tarrant Appraisal District. Haltom City residents will have HALTOM CITY listed as the city/taxing jurisdiction.

  • The application for a new library card can be filed in person or by email. If you would like to sign up for a library card or renew an expired card online, please e-mail . You may also find a copy of the application below that can be downloaded, printed, filled out and taken into the library.
  • Non-residents living in one of the MetroShare cities may use their own city’s library card in Haltom City as well.
  • People living outside of Haltom City or MetroShare cities may obtain a TexShare card from their home library. The TexShare Library Card program is a reciprocal borrowing card with participating libraries in Texas. Haltom City residents may obtain a TexShare card at the HC Public Library to use TexShare libraries, including Fort Worth.
  • People living outside of Haltom City or the other MetroShare cities may apply for non-resident card (no charge at this time) by also presenting a valid ID and proof of residency.
  • TexShare cards and non-resident cards may not be honored at MetroShare libraries.

ONLINE RESOURCES

Popular online resources are listed below.

MetroShare

MetroShare is the combined catalog for the public libraries of Haltom City, Benbrook, Burleson, Forest Hill, Keller, Richland Hills and Watauga. Books and movies found in our catalog may be transferred, upon request, to any library in the MetroShare system for resident cardholders to pick up at no charge.

TexShare Databases

Texas State Library Databases

Direct access to the Texas State Library Databases is now available for current Haltom City Public Library card holders.

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.

Reference Solutions

Reference Solutions is the premier source of information for business and consumer reference and research.

Overdrive

North Texas Libraries on the Go

Titles from OverDrive-powered sites can be enjoyed at your computer plus a wide variety of devices.

Driving Test

Texas DMV Practice Test

The questions on the practice tests are based on the official DPS manuals and resemble those on the official knowledge test.

LIBRARY SERVICES

Library Services

The Haltom City Public Library offers a variety of services to the public. Please contact library staff if you have any further questions about services offered below.

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