Fort Worth Central Library

  • 500 West 3rd Street
  • Fort Worth, TX 76102-7305
  • Region: Sundance Square & Downtown
  • (817) 392-7323
Facility Info

At the Fort Worth Central Library located in downtown, you'll find youth activities, art exhibits and displays, historical exhibitions and much more. Kids can enjoy the Story Times in the Kids' Corner and Teens can enjoy programs offered in the Teen Scene.

  • Description The Central Library has 3 areas for rent - Chappell Meeting Room, Tandy Lecture Hall, Intel Computer Lab - during library hours and 2 area for after-hours rentals – Gallery and Betsy R. Pepper Grand Hall of Knowledge. A detailed description and photos of the areas can be found at Additional information on after-hours rentals can be found at
  • Auditorium true
  • Auditorium: Max Seating Capacity 120
  • Largest Room: Banquet Style Seating Capacity 250
  • Largest Room: Classroom Style Seating Capacity 25
  • Largest Room: Reception Style Seating Capacity 400
  • Largest Room: Theater Style Seating Capacity 120
  • Number of Meeting Rooms 1
  • On-site Audio/Visual true
  • Permanent Stage true
  • Smallest Room: Seating Capacity 25
  • Total Venue Capacity 820
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The International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame is proud to partner with the Fort Worth Library to create an exhibit that educates the public on the history of bowling. Displays include unique... More

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Founded in 1977 by Lenora Rolla, the Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society strives to document the African-American experience in Tarrant County. This exhibit of images from their... More

The library and the Cliburn host a free performance by 2013 Cliburn Competition Jury Discretionary Award Winner Claire Huangci. A former child prodigy who performed for President Bill Clinton at just... More

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For more than 30 years, the Society of Watercolor Artists has represented the finest in watercolor art. Based in Fort Worth and Tarrant County, this year’s international juried exhibition features... More

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The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth was founded in 1892 by a group of 25 women with a goal of introducing culture to the city and was originally chartered as the Fort Worth Public Library and Art... More