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.

Winter Reading

Check this space in January for information about our 2019 Winter Reading Program.

Be Well, Live Well: A Program on Healthy Aging

A four-part series select Fridays this fall at 2:00 PM
Join us for a free four-part series on healthy aging presented by the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service. Learn how to promote a healthy and active lifestyle at any age! For more information, see our flyer or call the Library and ask for the Adult Services Librarian.
Session Dates & Titles:
October 26: Be Able, Read the Label
November 9: Be Safe, Eat Safe
November 16: Be Creative, Plan Meals & Be Fit, Move More 

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
November 1: Season to Taste: How I Lost My Sense Of Smell and Found My Way by Molly Birnbaum
December 6: The Feather Thief by Kirk Wallace Johnson
January 3: Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep by David K. Randall

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:
November 2: Hotel Transylvania 3 (PG)
December 7: Incredibles 2 (PG)

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 enjoy books, songs, finger plays, felt board stories and crafts. The program is repeated on Wednesdays and Thursdays so that you may choose the best day that fits your schedule. NOTE: There will be no Toddler Tales during the week of Thanksgiving, and Holiday Break, December 18-January 4.  Storytime will resume after the holidays on January 9. 

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 enjoy books, songs, finger plays, felt board stories and crafts reflecting a weekly theme. The program is repeated on Wednesdays and Thursdays so that you may choose the best day that fits your schedule. NOTE: There will be no Preschool Storytime during the week of Thanksgiving, and Holiday Break, December 18-January 4.  Storytime will resume after the holidays on January 9.

New! ARTastic

Second Tuesday of every month from 4:30-5:30 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 and ask for the Children's Librarian. NOTE: There will be no ARTastic in December due to our special holiday program.

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 at 4:30 pm
Learn Cooking techniques, discover new recipes, and sample tasty foods at this monthly program held in the Community Room.
Upcoming:
November 12: Easy Desserts
December 10: Annual Cookie Exchange: bring 2 dozen of your favorite cookies/bars and the recipe to swap

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: 
November 20: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
December 18: Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak
January 15: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

Brick it Up! LEGO Club

Third Wednesday of every month from 4-5:00 pm
For ages 5-12. LEGOs are provided by the library - the children 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: 
October 29: Ocean's 8 (PG-13)
November 26: Mama Mia! Here We Go Again! (PG-13)
December 31: Disney's Christopher Robin (PG)

THHSC Program Sign-Up Assistance

 Fourth Thursday 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.