Programs & Events

All are welcome at Library Program & Events - no Library card required. Some programs require free advanced registration. See each program description or flyer for details.

Summer Reading Kick-Off

Friday, June 7th from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
The Library is kicking off Summer Reading for children, teens and adults with a full day for registration. Stop by and register for FREE all day long in the foyer. Everyone who register's on Kick-Off day gets a prize! Plus, free cake and face-painting will be available from 2-4:00 PM (while supplies last). Can't make it? Come by the Library any time we are open, beginning June 7th, to register.

Summer Toddler Tales Storytime

Every Wednesday at 10:00 am - June 12-July 24
Toddler Tales (PDF) is a participatory program for parents/caregivers and children ages 18-36 months. We will enjoy books, songs, finger plays, felt board stories and crafts reflecting a weekly theme. (Please note a special Fireman themed Storytime will take place on June 19 and only one storytime will take place at 10 am for any storytime aged child)

Summer Preschool Storytime

Every Wednesday at 10:45 am - June 12-July 24
Preschool Storytime (PDF) is a participatory program for both parent/caregiver and child, with the 3-6 year old child in mind. We will enjoy books, songs, finger plays, felt board stories and crafts reflecting a weekly theme. (Please note a special Fireman themed Storytime will take place on June 19 and only one storytime will take place at 10 am for any storytime aged child)

Non-Fiction Addiction Book Club

First Thursday of every month at 6:00 PM
The Library is excited to announce the beginning of a new non-fiction book club for adults! Join us for lively discussion and get to know fellow readers. Meets in the Library Community Room.
Upcoming Books
June 6: In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick
July 11: The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantu

Family Film Friday

First Friday of each month at 4:00 PM (Plus Each Friday in June/July)
Join us each month for a family friendly movie in the Library Community Room. Fresh popcorn provided free of charge. All ages welcome, but children under 8 and under must have a parent or adult guardian with them at all times. Sponsored by the Azle Library Trust.
Upcoming Movies:
June 7: No movie due to Summer Reading Kick-Off
June 14: Mary Poppins Returns (PG)
June 21: Lego Movie 2 (PG)
June 28: How to Train Your Dragon: the Hidden World (PG)

ARTastic

Second Tuesday of every month at 4:30 pm
Discover your inner artist! We will explore all types of art and you can take your creations home!  Perfect for Ages 5 and up. All materials will be supplied. For more information, see our Flyer or call the Library.

READ to a Dog

Second Saturday of every month from 2-3:30 pm
Children of all ages will be able to read to a certified therapy dog in order to improve their reading skills. Takes place in the Library Community Room. Come-and-go. 

What's Cookin'?

Second Monday of every other month (plus December) at 4:30 pm
Learn cooking techniques, discover new recipes, and sample tasty foods at this monthly program held in the Community Room. This program is aimed towards adults, but teenage cooks are also welcome!
Upcoming:
July 8: International Foods
September 9: Squash
November 11: Party Foods
December 9: Annual Cookie Exchange 

Main Street Book Club

Third Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm
Adults of all ages are welcome to attend and discuss the book selection for the month. Takes place in the Library Community Room.
Upcoming Books: 
June 18: Where the Crawdad's Sing by Delia Owens
July 16: The Girls at 17 Swann Street by Yara Zgheib

Brick it Up! LEGO Club

Third Wednesday of every month at 4:30 pm
For all ages! LEGOs are provided by the library - you supply the creativity! Takes place in the Library Community Room.

Senior Cinema

Last Monday of every month at 2:00 pm
Adults of all ages are invited to watch a blockbuster hit in the Library Community Room. Fresh Popcorn provided free of charge. Sponsored by the Azle Library Trust.
Upcoming Movies: 
May 27: No movie - Closed for Memorial Day
June 24: Green Book (PG-13)
July 29: Johnny English Strikes Again (PG)

Summer Teen Movie

Thursday, June 20th at 2:00 pm
Teens ages 13-18 are invited to watch Captain Marvel (PG-13) in the Library Community Room! Free popcorn will be served. (Parents are welcome to accompany their teens to the movie, but no children under 13 will be permitted. A parent or guardian, aged 18+, must remain in the Library building at all times for anyone aged 13, and are encouraged to remain in the building for for anyone aged 14 and up.)

Book Buzz for Adults

Tuesday, July 2nd at 6:30 pm
Want to learn the "buzz" about the best books being released this summer? COme get the inside scoop as we dish about the latest fiction and nonfiction books for adults. Plus, enjoy and ice cream sundae bar AND possibly take home a door prize! Adults only, please.

Teen Craft Night

Thursday, July 25th at 6:30 pm
The Library will provide all the supplies and instructions for teens ages 13-18 to make an awesome art project! Children under 13 will not be permitted, but parents are welcome to remain in the room while their teens complete the art project. (A parent or guardian, aged 18+, must remain in the Library building at all times for anyone aged 13, and are encouraged to remain in the building for for anyone aged 14 and up.)

NASA Ambassador Lecture

Thursday, July 18th at 6:00 pm
Adults are invited to come hear a NASA Ambassador speak about the solar system, galaxy and constellations. Please bring a star chart if you own one, or the Library can provide one for you. Takes place in the Library Community Room.

THHSC Program Sign-Up Assistance

Second Tuesday of every month from 1:00 to 4:00 pm in the Library foyer
A Benefit consultant will be available to help families sign up for SNAP/Food Stamps, CHIP, Children's Medicaid, TANF, and any other Texas Health and Human Services Commission program . Questions? Contact the Library at 817-444-7216 and ask to speak to the Children's Services Librarian.