City of
HALTOM CITY

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

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

Library's Limited Reopening - Updated 7/2

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, revised June 22, 2020, on a limited basis following guidelines from the Texas Governor and the Center for Disease Control. When visiting the library, the public must wear a mask at all times and patrons are encouraged to take advantage of the library's drive thru window & book drop options for materials. The drive thru window is for reserved materials. To reserve materials, call the Library at 817-222-7786, go 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:

  • Library visitors will be limited to 50% of the listed occupancy for the public space at any given time.
  • Patrons must wear a mask, at all times, when visiting the library and maintain safe social distancing from staff and other patrons. 
  • The drive thru window & book drop will be open and its use is strongly encouraged.
  • 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 must wear a mask, at all times 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.
  • Public computers will be available by appointment only. Please find instructions below for computer use.
  • Public seating will be open while maintaining social distancing.
  • Study rooms will be open. Limit of 2 hours. Limit of 2 people at a time.
  • Copying service resumes; this is self-service; coin op. accepts change (no pennies) and $1.00 and $5.00 bills. No change will be made. Limited help available while maintaining social distancing.
  • Notary service resumes by appointment only. Call 817-222-7786 to make an appointment. Payment only by credit card. Social distancing maintained.
  • Faxing service resumes; this is self-serve. Payment only by credit card.
  • Proctoring service resumes by appointment only. Please call 817-222-7786 to make an appointment. Social distancing will be maintained.
  • Library is currently not accepting donations of books, magazines, etc.

The following services are unavailable at this time:

  • Meeting rooms
  • Java Joe’s Coffee
  • Tinker Tuesday and Imagination Station will be closed and toys will be unavailable
  • No programming will be held in the library. Please visit Library’s website and Facebook page for virtual programming.

Instructions for Computer Usage

  • Social distancing will be strictly enforced.
  • Staff will be unable to assist at this time due to social distancing.
  • Appointment required.
  • Limit of 1 appointment per day. May make an appointment 1 day in advance.
  • Limit of 1 hour per day. If late for reserved time that time is forfeited. So, should one arrive 15 minutes late then there will be only 45 minutes of computer time left.
  • User’s computer automatically shuts down. Schedule will not allow for extra time.
  • Limit of 1 person per computer. Appointments will be spaced to allow for cleaning between each use.
  • Print station accepts only cash ($5.00, $1.00 or change; no pennies); no change will be made by staff. Credit cards & checks not accepted. No refund for printing so please check carefully in order to print. Copying service resumes; this is self-service; coin op. accepts change (no pennies) and $1.00 and $5.00 bills. No change will be made. Limited help available while maintaining social distancing.

Call 817-222-7785 to make an appointment.

If user cannot make their scheduled appointment, please call to cancel and free up your spot for someone else.

Tags: Haltom City Public Library, COVID-19, COVID-19 Support & Resources, COVID-19 Re-openings