May 1, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Polly's Room
This 30 minute interactive program for Toddlers, ages 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 1, 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 2, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM @ Polly's Room
Young children, ages 3 to 6, 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.
May 5, 11:00 AM - 2:00 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 superhero 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.
May 8, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Polly's Room
May 8, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Community Room
May 9, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM @ Polly's Room
May 14, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library Community Room
Join us for a flute-tacular concert from flute choir Flutasia! This free concert will be held in the Community Room and feature music from the Renaissance to the present day. Composers include William Byrd, George F. Handel, Gilbert & Sullivan, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Gustav Holst, Andrew Lloyd Weber, and the Beatles. Please call 817-427-6814 for more information.
May 15, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ The Maker Spot; 2nd Floor
Learn the basics of screenwriting and get an introduction to the business of selling your screenplays! The class will start with an approach to structuring your screenplay and planning your story, including an introduction to the standard three-act structure. We’ll discuss proper screenplay formatting, writing tools, then move on to the business of screenwriting. Laptops aren’t necessary, but feel free to bring one for taking notes. Open to those ages 14 and older. Registration required. Please click here to register.
May 15, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Polly's Room
May 15, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Community Room
May 16, 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 2018 reading schedule here.
Please contact the Reference Desk at 817-427-6814 for more information.
May 16, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM @ Polly's Room
May 19, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Polly's Room
Mollie the therapy dog and her other furry friends are ready to read with you! They are fun and cuddly non-judgmental listeners that can help to strengthen reading skills and build confidence in beginning 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 21, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library Community Room
Help others in your community with a lifesaving blood donation. Stop by the Library from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Monday, May 21st to donate. All donors will receive a free t-shirt!
Walk-ins are welcome or you can sign up for a time slot.
May 21, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Library Board Room
You do not have to be a philosopher to enjoy an exchange of ideas with other adults on topics limited only by your imagination. New faces warmly welcomed. No homework required! Please contact the Reference Desk at 817-427-6814 for more information.
May 22, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Polly's Room
May 22, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Community Room
May 23, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM @ Polly's Room
May 28, 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 29, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library Community Room
Join us for this unique book event with the authors/photographer of the book Behind the Texas Badge. Learn more about the North Richland Hills police officers and other local officers in the book during a meet and greet and book signing at the North Richland Hills Library. Light refreshments will be provided. Registration required; open to all ages. Get directions or find out where to park.
May 29, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Polly's Room
May 29, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Community Room
May 30, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM @ Polly's Room
May 31, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ The Maker Spot; 2nd Floor
Join us for a fun night of board games! This event is open to all ages and no registration is required. Bring your own board games or play ours. Feel free to come and go. Please call 817-427-6850 for more information.
May 31, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library Community Room
Join us for the 8th annual North Richland Hills Library Community Quilt Show featuring your treasured quilts. Bring a favorite quilt that you have made, inherited or picked up at a garage sale and share its story with other quilt lovers. Enjoy a display of quilts provided by the members of the Gypsy Bee Quilters of the Trinity Valley Quilters Guild. There is no charge to participate and admission is free. Please call 817-427-6800 for more information.
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