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Haltom City

PUBLIC LIBRARY

  • LIBRARY
    4809 Haltom Rd. Haltom City, TX 76117
  • 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

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2022 Summer Reading Program

Activites for Children, Tweens, Teens & Adults
May 28 - Aug 6, 2022
HALTOM CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY - 4809 Haltom Rd. | Haltom City, TX 76117

The Haltom City Public Library's 2022 Summer Reading Program will run from May 28 - August 6, 2022.

Children, teens, and adults are all invited to read and earn prizes this summer. You will log every day that you read. We don't care if you read the newspaper, a magazine, a picture book to your kids, your cereal box, a gigantic novel, or listen to a book in your car.

How to Participate

  • On your computer: Go to https://haltomcitytx.beanstack.org
  • On your 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 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!
  • Paper logs will be available at the library if you prefer.
  • Please log on Beanstack OR paper, not both.

Prizes

  • Children ages 0 to 11: For every 5 days you read and record, you can claim a prize! A grand prize drawing will be held at the end of the program.
  • Teens ages 12 to 17: For every 5 days that your read and record, you get one candy bar plus an entry into a weekly drawing and the grand prize. Read 30 days and receive a plushie. Weekly prizes are $10 gift cards to local businesses and grand prizes will be $25 or $50 Visa gift card.
  • Adults ages 18 and up: For every 5 days you read and record, you get one entry into weekly and grand prize drawings. Weekly prizes are $10 gift cards to local businesses and grand prizes will be $25 or $50 Visa gift card.
Children's Programs
Brett Roberts
Saturday, May 28 at 2:00 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate the kick off of Summer Reading Club with a magical performance by Brett Roberts!
Pirate Party
Friday, June 3 at 2:00 p.m.
Join us for some super fun pirate themed activities and you arrrrrrrrrrr guaranteed to have a good time! Registration required. Registration opens Friday, May 27 at 10:30 a.m. To register visit https://hcpl.ticketleap.com.
All About Animals
Friday, June 10 at 2:00 p.m.
Join Miss Cindi from All About Animals for Conservation: Catch the Wave where we will learn through her animals all about conservation!
Family Night
Tuesday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us every second Tuesday of the month for a family friendly night of crafts and activities! June's theme is Mermaid Slime.
Interactive Movie
Finding Nemo Friday, June 17 at 2:00 p.m.
Join us for an interactive showing of the movie Finding Nemo where we will have different activities, sayings and more that we will do as we watch the movie! Registration required. Registration opens Friday, June 10 at 10:30 a.m. To register visit https://hcpl.ticketleap.com.
All About Animals
Friday, June 24 at 2:00 p.m.
Join Miss Cindi from All About Animals for Carnivore, Herbivore, Omnivore, Insectivore where we will learn about all the different types of "vores" through her animals!
Ice Cream Party
Friday, July 1 at 2:00 p.m.
Join us for a super fun ice cream party where will we make ice cream sundaes with lots of fun toppings! Registration required. Registration opens Friday, June 24 at 10:30 a.m. To register visit https://hcpl.ticketleap.com.
Fort Worth Museum of Science & History Discovery Lab on Wheels
Friday, July 8 at 2:00 p.m.
Join the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History as they bring us their Discovery Lab on Wheels with lots of fun and different science experiments for us to try!
Family Night
Tuesday, July 12 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us every second Tuesday of the month for a family friendly night of crafts and activities! July's theme is Light-up Paper Jellyfish.
Shark Week
Friday, July 15 at 2:00 p.m.
Come celebrate all things sharks with us at this shark themed party! Registration required. Registration opens Friday, July 8 at 10:30 a.m. To register visit https://hcpl.ticketleap.com.
Animal Adventures with the Dallas Zoo
Friday, July 22 at 1:30 p.m.
Join us as we get to see and learn about lots of different animals from the Dallas Zoo!
Harry Potter Birthday Bash
Friday, July 29 at 2:00 p.m.
Come celebrate The Boy Who Lived at our Harry Potter Party! Registration required. Registration opens Friday, July 22 at 10:30 a.m. To register visit https://hcpl.ticketleap.com.
Tween Programs
Tween Make it Mondays
June 13 & July 11 (2nd Monday of the Month at 2:00 p.m.)
Tweens in grades 2nd through 5th are welcome to join us as we try our hand at making different crafts, art, and more!
Mad Science Monday
June 20 & July 18 (3rd Monday of the Month at 2:00 p.m.)
Where science meets fun! Enjoy hands on experiments learning about science! Open to kids in K through 5th grade.
Tween Lego Club
June 27 & July 25 (4th Monday of the Month at 2:00 p.m.)
Tweens in grades 2nd through 5th are invited to join us as we explore and create through different challenges with Lego!
Teen Programs
Game On!
Every Thursday at 3:00 p.m. Until July 28
Calling all gamers, 6th - 12th graders! Join us for Wii gaming fun, coloring, board games and more.
Teen Interactive Movie: Pirates of the Caribbean
Tuesday, May 31 at 3:00 p.m.
Set sail with Captain Jack Sparrow with our interactive viewing of "Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl". No registration required.
Teen Tie Dye Craft
Tuesday, June 7th at 3:00 p.m.
Come tie dye with us! Bring your own white materials to tie dye. No registration required.
Teen Water Balloon Battle
Tuesday, June 14th at 3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and take a break from the summer heat by joining in on a water balloon fight! Water balloons will be provided. No registration required.
Teen One Piece Slime Event
Tuesday, June 21st at 3:00 p.m.
Join Luffy and his crew on their quest for the ultimate treasure! We will be making slime that can stretch as far as Luffy. No registration required.
Teen Escape the Room: Cruise Ship Murder Mystery
Friday, June 24th at 6 - 8:30 p.m.
A murder has happened on the "Library of the Seas" Cruise Ship and it is up to you and your companions to play detective and uncover the murderer! For those entering 6th12th grade. Registration is required and will open on June 3rd. To register visit https://hcpl.ticketleap.com.
Teen DIY Ice Cream
Tuesday, July 5th at 3:00 p.m.
Come make your own ice cream! Bring your own gloves because your hands will get cold. No registration required.
Teen Picnic Day
Saturday, May 28 at 2:00 p.m.
Enjoy an indoor picnic and coloring day at the library! No registration required.
Teen Message in a Bottle
Tuesday, July 12th at 3:00 p.m.
Craft your own decorative message in a bottle. No registration required.
Teen Laser Tag Event
Friday, July 15th at 6 - 8:00 p.m.
Play laser tag with friends in the library. Open to those entering 6th-12th grades. Registration is required and will open on July 1st. To register visit https://hcpl.ticketleap.com.
Teen Water Balloon Battle Part 2
Tuesday, July 19th at 3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and take a break from the summer heat by joining in on a water balloon fight! Water balloons will be provided. No registration required.
Teen Game Day
Tuesday, July 26th at 3:00 p.m.
Compete against friends and play giant Jenga, Ker Plunk!, and more! No registration required.
Teen Finishers Ice Cream Sundae Party
Tuesday, August 2nd at 3:00 p.m.
Any teen that logs the 30 required days and completes our Summer Reading Program is invited to attend an ice cream sundae party. Teens must complete the Summer Reading Club to attend.
Adult Programs
Escape the Room
Wednesday, June 29th from 5 - 8:00 p.m.
Aruba? Jamaica? Oo I wanna take ya on a cruise. But its not smooth sailing! There's been a murder! Solve the mystery with your shipmates in groups of no more than 8. Registration is required. Register for the timeslot of your choosing. Please note, if you do not fill all 8 spots, others may register with you. Registration will open Monday, June 13 at 10:30 a.m. https://hcpl.ticketleap.com.
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  • 5024 Broadway Ave.
  • Haltom City, Texas 76117
  • 817-222-7700