CITY OF HALTOM CITY  5024 Broadway Ave. Haltom City, Texas 76117 817-222-7700
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Shelf Indulgence Book Club is this Wednesday, January 19 at 6:30. We will be discussing The Drowning Kind by Jennifer McMahon. Come join us!

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We are looking for donations to help stock our Care Closet. The Care Closet aims to provide essentials to those in need. If you would like to help, please view our Amazon wish list: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls…

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This month's teen and adult trivia is Stephen King books! Test your knowledge here: forms.gle/6FLyuUKUjJcabG…. The person with the most correct answers will receive this fabulous Stephen King Funko Pop! Please, no cheating.

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Want to be better prepared? Need some help creating an emergency kit? Learn how to prepare yourself and your family for emergencies at this free program on Tuesday, January 11 at 6:30 pm. Attendees will be entered into a drawing for an emergency supply kit.

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Public Library
HALTOM CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY
4809 Haltom Rd.
Haltom City, TX 76117
Information
817-222-7786
Administration
817-222-7790

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HOURS
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
LATEST

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 ...

Library Joins E-Read Texas Platform

The Haltom City Public Library has joined E-Read Texas to bring you even more eBooks! E-Read Texas is a program that provi...

2021 Reading Challenge

Library Staff with award
Adults 18+ are invited to participate in our 2021 Reading Challenge! Participating is simple...read 12 different books ba...

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.
Calendar
Fandom Trivia: Stephen King Books
Date 01/17/22 - 01/21/22
Imagination Station for Children
01/20/22 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Teen Game On!
01/20/22 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Story Time
01/21/22 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Tech Help for Adults
01/24/22 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tween Lego Challenge
01/24/22 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bilingual Storytime
01/25/22 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Teen Game On!
01/25/22 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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