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HALTOM CITY

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

Library Events & Activities

Haltom City Public Library

4809 Haltom Rd.
Haltom City, TX  76117

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday 10:30AM-8PM
Friday 10:30AM-6PM
Saturday 10:30AM-5PM
Sunday Closed

Contact Information

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

Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Deadline: October 26, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Haltom City Public Library - 4809 Haltom Rd. | Haltom City, TX 76117

haltom city library 2019 pumpkin decorating contestDecorate a pumpkin or gourd, real or artificial, anyway you want: carve, glue, paint, magic marker, whatever! For ages 5 - adult. Drop your decorated pumpkin off by Saturday, October 26, 2019. Winners in each age category will win a prize! Judging will take place during Hooowling Halloween event on October 30th.

There are 4 age categories:

  • Ages: 5 - 8
  • Ages: 9 - 12
  • Ages: 13 - 17
  • Ages: 18 & older

Please keep pumpkins appropriate for viewing of all ages. Pumpkins deemed inappropriate by library staff for public display will not be judged or displayed.

  • No sharp or protruding objects of any kind will be allowed
  • Pumpkins must be decorated at home and brought to the library during library hours
  • Deadline: Saturday, 5:00 p.m., October 26, 2019
  • Library staff will discard pumpkins that exhibit mold or rot
  • Pumpkins will be assigned an entry number
  • Please do not put your name on the pumpkin
  • Judging will take place during the Hooowling Halloween beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30, 2019

All pumpkins left after October 31st will be used for the Teen Pumpkin Smash event on November 1st.

Tags: Library Events, Pumpkin Decorating Contest, Halloween 2019, October 2019

More Adult Programs & Activities

Library's Monthly Book Club

Meets last Tuesday of each month
6:30 p.m.
Haltom City Public Library - 4809 Haltom Rd. | Haltom City, TX 76117
Information: 817-222-7790

Come join us as the Haltom City Public Library launches The Book Club for adults. The dates for 2019 & subject matter for each month are listed below:

  • August 27 - Red Clocks by Leni Zumas
  • September 24 - Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
  • October 29 - The House at Riverton by Kate Morton
  • November 19 - Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys (November meeting moved to November 19, 2019 due to holiday)

 

Library's Family Movie Night

1st Monday of the each month
6:30 p.m.
Haltom City Public Library - 4809 Haltom Rd. | Haltom City, TX 76117

The HCPL hosts Family Movie Night on the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

  • October 7 - Hotel Transylvania
    2012, PG, 91 minutes
  • November 4 - Coco
    2017, PG, 109 minutes
  • December 2 - Elf
    2003, PG, 97 minutes

Coloring & Cookies for Grown Ups

For adults
1st Friday of each month
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Haltom City Public Library - 4809 Haltom Rd. | Haltom City, TX 76117
Information: 817-222-7786

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 provided but feel free to bring your own coloring accouterments. Relieve stress and have fun at the same time.

Adults only, please.

HCPL's Weekly Dance Fitness

For Adults 18+
Weekly on Mondays
6:30 p.m.
Haltom City Public Library - 4809 Haltom Rd. | Haltom City, TX 76117
Information: 817-222-7786

Looking for a fun way to get your perfect bod? We have just the class for you! Join us for our weekly Dance Fitness class where we will shake & dance ourselves into shape. Free and no registration required.

Don’t have a babysitter? Don’t worry! We’ll have activities in the room to keep the kiddos entertained while you keep an eye on them!

Young Adult Book Club...for Adults!

for adults 18+
Meets 1st Wednesday/month
6:30 p.m.
Haltom City Public Library - 4809 Haltom Rd. | Haltom City, TX 76117
Information: 817-413-4949

Don’t be a secret Young Adult genre book reader, join like-minded adults to discuss some fantastic Young Adult literature! We will laugh, cry and reminisce about all of our teenage angst together.

This program is free and no registration is required.

Book Selections:

  • September 4: Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu
  • October 2: I'm Not Missing by Carrie Fountain
  • November 6: Sadie by Courtney Summers
  • December 4: Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte
  • January 8: One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus (January’s meeting moved to January 8, 2020 due to holiday)
  • February 5: Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Perez

Horror Trivia Night - Oct 25

for ages 21+, registration required
Friday, October 25 2019
6:30 p.m.
Haltom City Public Library - 4809 Haltom Rd. | Haltom City, TX 76117
Information: 817-222-7786

For ages 21+ are invited to a Horror Trivia Night. Join as a team or as a single.

This is a free event but registration is required. Please sign up at the library's help desk or call 817-222-7786.