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.

Santa at Your Library

Tuesday, December 10th at 6:00 pm
Mark your calendars because Santa is coming to the Azle Library! Join us for this fun, free family event featuring photos with Santa and Olaf (bring your own camera), kids crafts, and holiday refreshments. The event is come-and-go, but will end promptly at 7:30 PM. Click here for the event flyer.

Upcycled Christmas Card Craft

Thursday, December 12th at 6:30 PM
Craft with the old, design something new! All adults are invited to an evening of Christmas card making using recycled greeting cards. Free to participate and all the supplies are provided. No need to register, simply show up!

Gift Wrap Central

Friday, December 20th from 2:00 - 5:45 PM
Saturday, December 21st from 10:00 am - 12:30 PM
Stop by the Library's "Gift Wrap Central", in the Library Community Room, where you will find all the supplies needed to wrap your gifts for Christmas (limit 5 per person). We are making it easy to wrap gifts in secret away from family members, or to avoid buying an entire roll of wrapping paper for one gift. Gift wrap central is free and open to anyone, but kids 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult. 

Toddler Tales Storytime

Every Wednesday and Thursday at 10:00 am
Toddler Tales (PDF) is a participatory program for parents/caregivers and children ages 18-36 months. We will engage with books, play with fun activities, and make a craft that reflect a weekly theme. Please note: Storytime will not take place the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. 

Preschool Storytime

Every Wednesday and Thursday at 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime (PDF) is a participatory program for both parent/caregiver and child, with the 3-6 year old child in mind. We will engage with books, play with fun activities, and make a craft that reflect a weekly theme. Please note: Storytime will not take place the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. 

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
December 5: A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II by Sonia Purnell
January 2: The Truffle Underground by Ryan Jacobs
February 6: Educated by Tara Westover

Family Film Friday

First Friday of each month at 4:00 PM (Plus Each Friday in June/July 2020)
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:
December 6: The Grinch (2018 version) (PG) 

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:
December 9: Annual Cookie Exchange (bring 2 doz. cookies and the recipe to swap)

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. Please note: ARTastic will not take place on December 10th due to the Santa at Your Library event. 

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.

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: 
December 17: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
January 21: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
February 18: The Flatshare by Beth O'Leary

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: 
December 30: Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love (NR)

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.