Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Summer Reading Club 2017

The Haltom City Library's annual Summer Reading Program, sponsored by the Friends of the Haltom City Public Library, is in full swing! The library will be hoppin’ with lots of activities. 

First start your vacation off and register for the Summer Reading Club. Pick up your reading logs and keep track of the time as you read. It’s easy. Remember...kids who read over the summer months maintain their skills and are better prepared to start school in the fall.

Reading Program

You can also register and record your time online:

Children's Programs 

The weekly schedule of children's and family events is below:

Mondays at 6:30 p.m. -  Family Movie Nights

June 5: The Lego Movie
June 12: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
June 19: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
June 26: Beauty and the Beast
July 3: Wall-E
July 10: The Muppet Movie
July 17: The Iron Giant
July 24: Big Hero 6

Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. - Board Game Days

Bring your friends and your favorite game or enjoy one of ours!

Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. -  Kid Craft Days

Beat the heat and make a craft! 

Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. - Reading Buddies

Practice your reading with a new friend or a reading dog!

Fridays at 2:00 p.m. - Special Guest Fridays

June 9: Percussion Things
June 16: Willy Welch, Author, singer, musician
June 23: Chickendog Circus
June 30: Ronald McDonald
July 7: Author  James Martinez
July 14: Zooniversity
July 21: Perot Museum TECH Truck
July 28: Professor Pop Bret Roberts, Magician

Super Science Saturday 

July 1 at 9:00 a.m.: Fossils

Story Times

Regularly scheduled story times will continue throughout the summer at 10:30 a.m.:

Wednesdays : Bilingual Story Time
Thursdays: Preschool Story Time
Friday: Toddler Time

Teen Programs

Game On! Wii Gaming - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:00 p.m.

Get your Game On! at the Library. Wii provided. Every Tuesday and Thursday.

Escape The Room - June 9 at 6:30 p.m.

Geared towards 7-12th grade teens, the Haltom City Library's "Escape the Room" traps players in a room and in order to escape they must follow clues and solve puzzles within a set time limit. Escapees will be rewarded with pizza!

Call 817-576-0115 to sign up or see a librarian at the reference desk.

Teen Trivia - Last Friday of the Month at 4:00 p.m.

Winner of the trivia contest will receive a prize! 

June 30: Disney Trivia
July 28: Food Logos and Slogans

Adult Programs

Coloring and Cookies for Grown Ups - First Friday of the Month at 6:30 p.m.

Join us for some relaxing fun and sweet treats! Coloring pages and colored pencils are provided, but feel free to bring your own if you prefer.

Sing-Along Afternoons - 2nd Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.

June 12: Singin' In the Rain
July 10: Mamma Mia! 

For more information about any of these programs, please see our Facebook page or contact the library.

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