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.

  • Banquet Capacity 200
  • 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
  • Largest Room 6000
  • Number of Rooms 11
  • Theatre Capacity 120
  • Total Sq. Ft. 12600
  • 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

The library and the Cliburn host a free performance by 2017 Cliburn Competition Bronze Medalist Daniel Hsu. Characterized by the Philadelphia Inquirer as a “poet . . . [with] an expressive edge to his... More