City of
HALTOM CITY

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

Haltom City COVID-19 Response
covid 19 resources support

OFFICE OF THE CITY MANAGER

Updated May 14, 2020

The City of Haltom City has developed a phased approached to return to normal business operation, keeping the safety of our employees and citizens as a high priority.

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COVID-19 SMS & EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS

To receive SMS text notifications & emails related specifically to Haltom City COVID-19 Declarations, Orders & related information, please fill out the form linked below. You can also text the keyword HCTXCOVID19 to 888777 to receive only SMS text notifications.

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COVID-19 Precautionary Measures

The Haltom City Public Library will open to the public on Monday, May 18, 2020 on a limited basis following guidelines from the Texas Governor and the Center for Disease Control. The public is strongly encouraged to wear a mask when visiting the library and to take advantage of the library’s drive thru window option for materials. To utilize the drive-thru window, call the Library at 817-222-7786, going online or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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!

Haltom City Public Library

4809 Haltom Ave.
Haltom City, TX  76117

Hours (Effective May 18, 2020)

Monday - Thursday
10:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday
10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday
Closed

Contact

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

Summer Reading Challenge: Imagine Your Story

June 1 - August 1, 2020
sign up online:
https://haltomcitytx.beanstack.org

Summer Reading Challenges Have Gone Online! Children, teens & adults are all invited to read and earn prizes this summer. You will log every day that you read this summer on Beanstack. We do not care if you read the newspaper, a magazine, a picture book to your children, a cereal box or listen to a book in your car. As long as you have read something during the course of the day, that day will count!

Summer Reading starts June 1 & ends August 1, 2020.

  • On your computer/smart phone/tablet: open your app store and download the Beanstack Tracker by Zoobean, Inc. Click on “Find Your School or Library” and type in Haltom City Public Library.
  • If you already have an account, sign in. If you participated last year but forgot your username or password, you must click on “sign in” before you can recover your login information. If this is your first summer participating online, click on register and follow the instructions on the screen.
  • Return to the website or the app to log the days that you have read. Beanstack will let you know when you’ve earned a prize! 2020 summer reading challenge

Library's Limited Re-opening - May 18

Haltom City Public Library - 4809 Haltom Rd. | Haltom City, TX 76117
Information: 817-222-7786

The Haltom City Public Library will open to the public on Monday, May 18, 2020 on a limited basis following guidelines from the Texas Governor and the Center for Disease Control. The public is strongly encouraged to wear a mask when visiting the library and to take advantage of the library’s drive thru window option for materials. To utilize the drive-thru window, call the Library at 817-222-7786, going online or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

It should be understood this is still a fluid situation and all dates, restrictions or limitations may change at any time.

The Library will be open at a reduced schedule, noted below, to allow for cleaning:

Monday through Thursday
10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday
10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday
closed

Services and precautions that will be taken by the library are outlined as follows:

  • The Library will be open for checking out materials only.
  • Library visitors will be limited to 25% of the listed occupancy for the public space at any given time.
  • The drive thru window will be open and its use is strongly encouraged.haltom city public library logo
  • Public computers will not be available at this time.
  • Patrons are strongly encouraged to wear masks when visiting the library and maintain safe social distancing from staff and other patrons.
  • Public seating will be closed.
  • Tinker Tuesday and Imagination Station will be closed and toys will be unavailable.
  • No programming will be held in the library.
  • Study rooms and meeting rooms will be unavailable.
  • Library employees will be screened before work, consistent with City policy.
  • Library employees will wash and sanitize hands several times each day and especially between interactions with visitors.
  • Library employees will maintain 6 feet separation from others.
  • Library employees will wear masks when interacting with the public.
  • Returned materials will be held for 72 hours before they are checked in by staff and made available for circulation.

HCPL Offers Wi-Fi Hotspots

Available for checkout to Haltom City residents
Haltom City Public Library - 4809 Haltom Rd. | Haltom City, TX 76117
Information: 817-222-7786
Haltom City Public Library - Services

haltom city public library wifi hotspot availableWi-Fi hotspots enable the internet to come home with you! Connect up to 10 devices to one hotspot. The Franklin R910 Mobile Hotspot gives you a wireless connection, virtually anywhere. Simply connect wirelessly to your device & you can browse the internet with up to 4G LTE speeds. With the bigger battery, you can stay connected for up to 12 hours.

Available to Haltom City residents. To request a hotspot, place a hold via the Library Catalog or visit the Library Services Desk.

Place a Hold

HCPL's DIY Wednesdays

6:30 p.m.
Haltom City Public Library - 4809 Haltom Rd. | Haltom City, TX 76117
Information: 817-222-7786

Homemade Heating Pads

February 12, 2020

Join us in making heart shaped microwavable heating pads. Free & supplies provided but registration required. Register at the library, call 817-222-7786 or register online.


Funfetti Candles

March 11, 2020

Learn to make fun candles using sprinkles & essential oils. Free & supplies provided but registration required. Register at the library,call 8 17-222-7786 or register online.

AARP Tax-Aide

reservation required
Thursdays, February 6 - April 9, 2020
noon - 3:00 p.m.
Haltom City Public Library - 4809 Haltom Rd. | Haltom City, TX 76117
Information: 817-222-7786

UPDATE DUE TO COVID-19

Should AARP offer free tax preparation assistance, we will call those who had a reservation to schedule another appointment. Click here to find online tax assistance from the AARP Foundation. You may contact AARP directly at 1-800-775-6776.

Offers free tax preparation assistance to anyone who cannot afford a tax preparation service.

Click here to find out which documents to bring to your appointment.