May 1, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM @ Polly's Room
Young children, ages 3 to 6 years, are invited to enjoy a variety of stories, action rhymes and/or songs during this 30 minute program. Story times provide a foundation for building a lifelong love of books and reading. After each program, children and their caregivers are invited to stay for a fun craft activity. Please call the Children’s Department at 817-427-6818 for more information. This week's theme: Bats.
May 4, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
The NRH Library, in partnership with NRH Parks and Recreation, is hosting the 1st Annual NRH Super Hero Un-Run 0.5K, a fun un-run benefiting Children’s Literacy through the Friends of the NRH Library.
This unique “Un-Run” is only a 0.5K so everyone can be a hero for a lap (even if you stop in the middle for a donut and coffee). Participants are encouraged to wear their Super Hero gear and bring their Super Hero attitude. Your registration supports Children's Literacy!
May 4, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Enjoy an afternoon of comic-themed fun! Activities, crafts and photo ops with characters throughout the library will help us celebrate Free Comic Book Day. Dress in your favorite super hero costume and come early to get your free comic book!* Please call 817-427-6800 for more information. Get directions or find out where to park.
Free comics are made possible by Generation X Games & Comics
*Available while supplies last.
May 6, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library Lobby
Join us for a flute-tacular concert from flute choir Flutasia! This free concert will be held in lobby of the library. Enjoy music old and new as we the 50th Anniversary of America’s Moon Landing with a space inspired concert.
May 6, 7:00 PM @ From Across the Pond
Join us for an exciting round of pub trivia at our local pub, From Across the Pond! Free and open to all ages.Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Teams are limited to four people, with
a prize awarded to the winning team. Please call 817-427-6800 for more information.
May 7, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Polly's Room
This 30 minute interactive program for Toddlers, 18 to 36 months, and their caregivers features stories, finger play, action rhymes and songs. Toddlers will be introduced to sounds, letter recognition and new words that will help them grow into pre-readers. After the program, toddlers and their caregivers are invited to stay and play with other attendees. Please call the Children’s Department at 817-427-6818 for more information.
May 7, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Community Room
Chess Club meets every Tuesday from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the Community Room. Hone your skills or learn the game from chess enthusiasts from ages 6 to 18. No registration necessary; just show up! Please call the Children’s Department at 817-427-6818 for more information.
May 8, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM @ Polly's Room
May 14, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Polly's Room
May 14, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Community Room
May 15, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Library Board Room
Like to read? Want to make new friends? Join us for Book Break– our monthly book club for adults to read a book, have some fun and meet new people. The group meets in the Library Board Room on the third Wednesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. All are welcome!
View the 2019 reading schedule here.
Please contact the Reference Desk at 817-427-6814 for more information.
May 15, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM @ Polly's Room
May 16, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM @ Library Community Room
Join us as we welcome Jennifer McMahon author of The Winter People and Burntown! Ms. McMahon will visit to release to celebrate the release of her newest book, The Invited. Ms. McMahon's books combine mystery and a touch of horror to create edge-of-your seat thrillers.
Buy your ticket to attend a special reception with the author!
For only $35 you’ll get:
May 16, 1:00 PM @ 2nd Floor of the Library
Join us as we welcome Jennifer McMahon author of The Winter People and Burntown! Ms. McMahon will visit to release of her newest book, The Invited. Ms. McMahon's books combine mystery and a touch of horror to create edge-of-your seat thrillers.
A ticketed reception will be held from 12:00-12:45 p.m. and a free speaking engagement will take place at 1:00 p.m. A book signing will immediately follow. Please call 817-427-6800 for more information.
May 18, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Polly's Room
Mollie the therapy dog and her other furry friends are ready to read with you! She is a fun and cuddly non-judgmental listener that can help to strengthen reading skills and build confidence in young readers. Please arrive by 10:00 a.m. to sign up for your 15 minute time slot. There are a limited number of slots available and slots will be available on a first come, first served basis. Please call the Children’s Department for more information at 817-427-6818.
May 20, 7:00 PM @ From Across the Pond
May 21, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Polly's Room
May 21, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Community Room
May 22, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM @ Polly's Room
May 27, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
The library will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday. Please use the drive-thru or walk-up book drops to return items during this closure. Please call 817-427-6800 for more information.
May 28, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Polly's Room
May 28, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Community Room
May 29, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM @ Polly's Room
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