A variety of resources exist online for residents and patrons.
MetroShare is the combined catalog for Benbrook, Burleson, Decatur, Forest Hill, Haltom City, Haslet, Keller, Richland Hills, Roanoke, Saginaw and Watauga. Books and movies found in our catalog may be transferred, upon request, to any library in the MetroShare system for resident cardholders to pick up at no charge.
Worldcat - the World Catalog
WorldCat is a combined catalog for the entire world. Participating libraries will, at our request, send books and movies to Haltom City for our cardholders to pick up. Photocopies of newspaper and magazine articles can also be delivered when the issue and page numbers are identified.
Texas State Library Databases (Texshare Databases)
Direct access to the Texas State Library Databases is now available for current Haltom City Public Library card holders.
Texas State Library Databases provide access to reliable and authoritative information in varying fields of interest such as genealogy & history, business resources, homework & education, health & medicine, science & technology, books & literature and many more. Various databases are offered with Spanish language content such as EBSCO host en español, Economia y Negocios, Fuente Academica, and MedicLatina.
Reference Solutions is the premier source of information for business and consumer reference and research. Reference Solutions includes:
- U.S. Businesses – Data for more than 45 million businesses includes company name, location (address and geo-location coordinates), industries, size (sales volume and number of employees), year established, names of owners and executives, and more
- U.S. Historical Businesses – Historical data for over 198 million business back to 2003
- U.S. Jobs / Internships – Custom search for over 2.5 million job postings
- U.S. New Businesses – 50,000 new businesses are added each week
- U.S. Healthcare – Search for more than 1.2 million doctors and dentists
- U.S. Standard White Pages – Search for over 150 million residents
- U.S. Consumers / Lifestyles – Search over 271 million individuals for market research and to find friends and relatives
- U.S New Movers / Homeowners – Over 300,000 movers and over 100,000 new homeowners are added each week
Genealogy & History Resources
- FamilySearch - Discover your family’s story through historical records.
- Texas State Library & Archives Commission - Genealogy Resources Includes vital statistics indexes, city directories, county records, printed family and county histories, a variety of Texas government records, federal census schedules and more.
- University of North Texas Libraries Portal to Texas History - Gateway to rare, historical, and primary source materials from or about Texas.
Overdrive - North Texas Libraries on the Go
Titles from OverDrive-powered sites can be enjoyed at your computer plus a wide variety of devices.
DMV Practice Driving Test
The questions on the practice tests are based on the official DPS manuals and resemble those on the official knowledge test.