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.

Toddler Tales Storytime (resumes April 3)

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: Toddler Tales is on hiatus.  Please watch this space for details on when Storytime will restart.

Preschool Storytime (resumes April 3)

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.

Gardening Series @ Your Library

Tuesdays this Spring at 6:30 PM
Join us for an informational series on gardening this spring! The series will be taught by staff from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Services and the Master Gardeners of Parker County. All classes start at 6:30 PM in the Library Community Room. Attendees who complete the entire series will receive prizes and a graduate certificate.
Session Dates & Topics
March 26: Choosing a Garden Location -and- Soil and Compost
April 2: Raised Beds and Container Gardens
April 23: Maintaining Your Garden
April 30: Diseases and Insects
May 7: Harvest and Review

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
April 4: Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
May 2: American Fire by Monica Hesse
June 6: In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick

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:
April 5: Wreck-It Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks the Internet (PG)
May 3: Mary Poppins Returns (PG)

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.

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:
May 13: Beans and Legumes
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: 
April 16: Life of Pi by Yann Martel
May 21: Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks

Brick it Up! LEGO Club

Third Wednesday of every month from 4:30-5:30 pm (new time!)
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: 
April 29: Green Book (PG-13)
May 27: No movie - Closed for Memorial Day

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.