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Summer Reading Club
The Mayor’s Reading Club is a self-paced reading program that helps to foster reading success by encouraging participants to record the length of time they spend reading each day during the summer months.

Program Information
  • Online registration for The 2017 Mayor's Summer Reading Club begins at 9:00 a.m. on  Saturday, June 3, 2017 and ends Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
  • You can go online to library.nrhtx.com/onlinesrc to register and log hours.
  • All hours must be logged and prizes must be claimed by 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 29, 2017. The Mayor's Summer Reading Club will be over July 29th. No prizes will be available after 4:00 p.m. on July 29, 2017.
  • All prizes are available on a first come, first served basis and while supplies last.
  • You can download a paper time sheet here.
  • You can download the complete program rules and prize information here.


Weekly Children's Programs

 Program Appropriate Ages Date & Time Location 
Toddler Time Ages 18-36 Months Tuesdays from
10:00-10:30 a.m.
Community Room 
Chess Club Ages 6+ Tuesdays from
4:00-5:00 p.m.
 Community Room
Evening Story Time
(Bi-Lingual)
 Ages 3-6 Tuesdays from
7:00-7:30 p.m.
Polly's Room
Story Time Ages 3-6 Wednesdays at
10:15 OR 11:15 a.m.
Community Room
Story Camp
(Arrive early to get your ticket!)
Grades 1-3 Each Wednesday in June
from 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Community Room
Special Programs
(See Below for Schedule)
Ages 6+ Thursdays at
2:00 OR 3:30 p.m.
Community Room
Space for all programs is limited to a first-come, first served basis. 
Some events may require tickets or pre-registration. 
Links to where you can register will be provided, if applicable.



Special Programs
Every Thursday for Children ages 6+ in the Library's Community Room

June 8 Mad Science "Sounds Like Science" 2:00-2:45 p.m. OR
3:30-4:15 p.m.
June 15 Circus Chickendog [Live Animals!] 2:00-2:45 p.m. OR
3:30-4:15 p.m.
June 22 Percussion Things 2:00-2:45 p.m. OR
3:30-4:15 p.m.
Saturday, June 24 Critterman [Live Animals!] 2:00-2:45 p.m. OR
3:30-4:15 p.m.
June 29 Brett Roberts - Bubble Show 2:00-2:45 p.m. OR
3:30-4:15 p.m.
July 6 Dinosaur George 2:00-2:45 p.m. OR
3:30-4:15 p.m.
July 13 Wildlife on the Move [Live Animals!] 2:00-2:45 p.m. OR
3:30-4:15 p.m.
July 20 Nancy Burks Worcester the Ventriloquist 2:00-2:45 p.m. OR
3:30-4:15 p.m.
Friday, July 21 Texas A&M's Travelling Chemistry Show 2:00-2:45 p.m. OR
3:30-4:15 p.m. 
Friday, July 28 Harry Potter's Birthday Celebration (The Maker Spot) 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Space for all programs is limited to a first-come, first served basis. 
Some events may require tickets or pre-registration. 
Links to where you can register will be provided, if applicable.



Programs for Tweens & Teens
Appropriate ages are noted below. 

Monday, June 5, 12, 19 & 27
from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
DIY: Create Your Story; Grades 4-6 The Maker Spot
Tuesday, June 6, 13, 20 & 28
from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
DIY: Create Your Story; Grades 6-12 The Maker Spot
Saturday, June 10;
from 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Make Your Own Book Trailer; Grades 6-12 The Maker Spot
Saturday July 8
from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Innovative Fashion: Design Your Own Wearable Tech
With the Dallas Museum of Art and the Perot Museum
Pre-Registration Required
The Maker Spot
Space for all programs is limited to a first-come, first served basis. 
Some events may require tickets or pre-registration. 
Links to where you can register will be provided, if applicable.



Especially for Working Parents
Working parents are welcome to join us at the following programs held at a more convenient time for them:

Each Tuesday
from 7:00-7:30 p.m.
Evening Story Time for Ages 3-6
(Bi-Lingual)
Polly's Room
Saturday, June 17
at 10:30 a.m.
Reading with Mollie & Friends
(Mollie & Friends are Therapy Dogs)
Polly's Room
Saturday, June 24 at 
2:00 OR 3:30 p.m.
Critterman [Live Animals!] Community Room
Saturday, July 15 from
4:00-6:00 p.m.
Perot TECH Truck The Maker Spot
Saturday, July 15
at 10:30 a.m.
Reading with Mollie & Friends
(Mollie & Friends are Therapy Dogs)
Polly's Room 
Space for all programs is limited to a first-come, first served basis. 
Some events may require tickets or pre-registration. 
Links to where you can register will be provided, if applicable.



Thanks to Our Sponsors

NRH 2O
NRH Fire Department

Chick-Fil-A—Rufe Snow
Putt Putt Golf – Hurst
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey
Shipley Do-Nuts—NRH
Whataburger
Raising Cane's—NRH



Information on Past Mayor's Summer Reading Clubs - End of Summer Reports


Still Have Questions?
Contact the Children's Department at 817-427-6818.