CITY OF HALTOM CITY  5024 Broadway Ave. Haltom City, Texas 76117 817-222-7700

Columbus Day

City facilities will be closed Monday, October 10, 2022, in observance of Columbus Day.

Haltom City

PUBLIC LIBRARY

  • 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

HOURS

Health & Wellness Classes at the Library

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Tarant County Public Health will be hosting three Health & Wellness Classes at the Haltom City Public Library. Registe...

Library Receives 2021 Achievement of Library Excellence Award

City Council presentation - Haltom City Public Library
The Haltom City Public Library has received the 2021 Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Libr...

Library Receives Collections Enhancement Grant

Mayor Truong with Library Director Erica Gill & Senior Adult Librarian Lani Hahn
The Haltom City Public Library has been awarded a 2021 Texas Book Festival Collections Enhancement Grant. This grant will ...

HCPL Joins MetroShare Library Consortium

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We are pleased to announce that the Haltom City Public Library is now a member of MetroShare Libraries, a new north Texas ...
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The Haltom City Public Library will be closed Monday, October 10 for the holiday. The Library will reopen Tuesday, October 11 at 10:30 am.

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It's that time of year again! Prepare your pumpkins for our Pumpkin Decorating Contest. #haltomcitypubliclibrary #pumpkindecoratingcontest

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Hey ghoul hey! Change up your Halloween décor this year with some cute ghost garlands. DIY Wednesday: Ghost Garlands will be on October 5 at 6:30 pm. This program is for adults 18 and older. Space is limited and registration is required. hcpl.ticketleap.com

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The Shelf Indulgence Book Club meets tonight at 6:30 pm to discuss Wild by Cheryl Strayed. We hope to see you then!

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Public Library
Calendar
Imagination Station
Date 10/06/22 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Storytime Stars
10/07/22 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Halloween Costume Swap
10/08/22 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Library Closed
10/10/22
Storytime Break
10/10/22 - 10/14/22
Teen Game On!
10/11/22 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ABCD’s of Medicare
10/12/22 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Teen Adulting 101
10/12/22 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