City of
HALTOM CITY

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

Haltom City COVID-19 Response
covid 19 resources support

COVID-19 Precautionary Measures

In an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and keeping in line with the Tarrant County Executive Order/Emergency Declarations, the Library is currently closed to the public until further notice. Updates will be forthcoming. All programs, events & classes are included.

Pursuant to Tarrant County’s Stay At Home Executive Order the Library’s drive through pick-up window will no longer be open.

eResource Cards

Stuck at home and don’t have a library card? The library will offer temporary eResource cards via email!

To get a card:

  1. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Include your name, birth date, and address.
  2. We will email you a library card number.
  3. Log into the library’s website to use the resources there with your library card number!

Annual Book Sale Cancelled

The Friends of the Haltom City Public Library's Annual Book Sale, scheduled for April 16-19, 2020, has been cancelled.

Haltom City Public Library

4809 Haltom Ave.
Haltom City, TX  76117

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

Contact

Information
817-222-7786
Administration
817-222-7790
Fax
817-788-1499
email staff

Policies & Fee Schedule

Schedule of Fines, Fees, Charges and Regulations for Use of Library Materials and Equipment
Haltom City Public Library - 4809 Haltom Rd. | Haltom City, TX 76117
Information: 817-222-7786
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Haltom City Public Library - Services

Fines, fees, charges and regulations for the use of library materials and equipment are recommended by the Haltom City Public Library Board and adopted by the Haltom City Council and will be reviewed periodically and adjusted through City Council action. The following fees are for Haltom City Public Library items only. MetrOPAC partner libraries may have different fee schedules for their items.


CIRCULATION

Circulation period includes all library materials 3 weeks (21 days) from the date the item(s) are first presented at check-out.

Library materials checked out are the sole responsibility of the cardholder and should be returned on-time and in good condition.

Number of Items Checked Out
There is a ninety nine-item limit on all materials that can be borrowed at one time or the number of items on any one subject that can be borrowed at one time, except for DVDs. There is a limit of 15 DVDs per library card. Patrons should limit the number borrowed to that number that can be used/read/listened to/viewed within the allocated circulation period.

LIBRARY FINES

The Haltom City Public Library charges fines for lost or damaged items. The Library does not charge fines for overdue materials. Materials will be examined as they are returned and, if damaged, charges will be assessed. Lost materials should be reported to library staff.

Overdue Library Materials (all items)
All library materials are late and considered overdue the day following the due date of the material. If a patron has an overdue item on their library account, no other items can be checked out until the overdue item is returned. There is no charge for late or overdue library materials.

Lost Materials (all items)
Current replacement cost applies to each individual item(s) and is non-refundable. Overdue items are considered lost after 88 days and will be charged to the patron’s account.

Damaged Materials (all items)
Current replacement cost applies and is non-refundable.

Replacement Costs
DVD/CD/CDBOOK replacement case $5.00
DVD/CD/CDBOOK artwork /cover $1.00
DVD/CD/CDBOOK sleeve $0.20
Plastic Book Jacket Replacement $2.00
missing part cost of item

LIBRARY FEES

*Additional fees imposed by lending libraries for loaning materials will be passed on to Haltom City Public Library borrower/patron.
initial library card no charge
replacement Borrowers card (lost) $2.00
interlibrary loan borrowing fees $3.00 per item received*

LIBRARY CHARGES

Charges may be incurred for public use of the library equipment such as copies, fax machines, and computers.
photocopy (B&W) $0.10 per page
photocopy (Color) $0.50 per page
printing from computers (B&W) $0.10 per page
printing from computers (Color) $0.50 per page
faxing (Continental US only – send & deliver) $1.00 per page
faxing (international) not available
flash drive $6.50
ear buds $2.00

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