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.

2019 Winter Reading

January 7, 2019-February 28, 2019
The Library is excited to announce Winter Reading, beginning January 7 and ending on February 25. Children, teens and adults are invited to stop by the Library to register, then keep track of how many pages you read during the Winter Reading time frame. Be sure to report your pages read each week and help us reach our goal of reading 350,000 pages as a community! Every page counts! Registered participants will be eligible to earn raffle tickets towards one of many $20 Wal-Mart gift cards!

Book Bingo

Tuesday, January 22 at 6:00 PM
Join us for an evening of fun, food, and prizes as we play bingo and get suggestions for your next great read! The event will be held in the Library Community Room. Adults only, please.

All About Animals

Saturday, February 2 at 1:30 PM
Join us in the Library Community Room for a fun program for children and families featuring live animals! See these extraordinary animals up close while learning all about them!

Adult Spelling Bee

Saturday, February 16 at 2:00 PM
Round up your crew and come on down to the Library Community Room to test your spelling skills in our Spelling Bee! Register your team of 1-6 players (age 18+) by 2/13/19. Registration forms can found here or at the Library Information Desk. The winners of the event will then advance to the Regional Spelling Bee and compete against winning teams from other libraries in the North Texas area (date TBA).

Craft Night - DIY Photo Displays

Tuesday, February 26 at 6:00 PM
Join us in the Library Community Room as we create photo displays for our next craft night! No registration needed. Adults only, please.

Musical Trio featuring Ft. Worth Symphony Musicians

Thursday, March 5 at 6:00 PM
All ages are invited to an evening of music performed by three talented Fort Worth Symphony musicians! Begins promptly at 6 PM in the Library Community Room. 

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
February 7: The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker
March 7: Moscow Nights: The Van Cliburn Story by Nigel Cliff

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:
February 1: The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island (not rated)

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 at 4:30 pm
Learn Cooking techniques, discover new recipes, and sample tasty foods at this monthly program held in the Community Room.
Upcoming:
January 14: Whole Grains
March 11: Cruciferous Vegetables (they're tastier than you might think!)

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: 
January 15: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
February 19: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
March 19: Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton

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: 
January 28: Mission Impossible: Fallout (PG-13)
February 25: Unboken: Path to Redemption (PG-13)
March 25: First Man (PG-13)

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.

Toddler Tales Storytime

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

NOTE: Preschool Storytime is currently on hiatus.  Please watch this space for details on when Storytime will restart.
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.