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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Library Closure

Library Closure: February 19-23

The NRH Library will be closed on Monday, February 19, in observance of Presidents Day. In addition to that, the Library will remain closed from February 20 to 23 for HVAC maintenance. This was initially scheduled for January, but the installation of the ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Library Closure

Library Closure: January 9 - 11

The NRH Library will be closed from January 9th to January 11th for the installation of a new HVAC system. During this time, our parking lot, book drop, and hold lockers will be unavailable for your safety. 

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

Local Author Luncheon Application

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We are honored to have been approached by many local authors who would like to share their work with the community through book signings and talks. As passionate advocates for literacy and a love of reading and learning, we're happy to share that...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Tax Assistance with AARP

Income taxes

AARP Tax-Aide, a free service to help taxpayers of any age file their personal income tax, will return at the NRH Library. Trained AARP volunteers will assist in electronically filing the 1040 tax form and basic schedules.

AARP will offer limited tax assis...

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Posted on: November 21, 2023

Winter Reading Challenge

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Winter is the perfect season to curl up with a good book, so we are excited to announce that the NRH Library's Winter Reading Challenge is returning by popular demand!

How it works: 

Visit the library from November 30 to January 31 to pick...

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Posted on: October 18, 2023

New at the NRH Library: Binge Boxes

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 Attention all movie lovers - movie night just got easier! 

 Get ready to kick back, relax, and indulge in some serious movie-watching with our new DVD collection: Binge Boxes! Each binge box contains five themed DVDs for your vi...

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Posted on: September 25, 2023

cloudLibrary Service to be Discontinued

Download eBooks and eAudiobooks with cloudLibrary

The Library started providing eBooks and eAudiobooks through cloudLibrary in 2020 to reduce wait times for popular electronic materials. For three years, we promoted cloudLibrary through email, social media, and flyers in the Library but saw little patron...

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Posted on: July 18, 2023

Elevator Update

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We are happy to announce that our elevator has been fixed and is now operational again. We appreciate your patience during the downtime. All events that were relocated due to the elevator issue will proceed as planned at their new venue.

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Posted on: June 19, 2023

Event & Elevator Update

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7/18/23 UPDATE: The elevator has been fixed and is now operational again. We appreciate your patience during the downtime. All events that were relocated due to the elevator issue will proceed as planned at their new venue.

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Posted on: June 6, 2023

Building Update: Elevator Unavailable

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7/18/23 UPDATE: The elevator has been fixed and is now operational again. We appreciate your patience during the downtime. All events that were relocated due to the elevator issue will proceed as planned at their new venue.

We regret to inform you that our...

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Posted on: May 1, 2023

Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day 2022

Join us at the NRH Library to celebrate the joy of reading at our annual Free Comic Book Day Celebration on Saturday, May 6! We'll be giving out free comic books while supplies last, so it's a great opportunity to stock up on some new reading material. Th...

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Posted on: March 27, 2023

Support the Friends of the NRH Library While You Dine

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Love burritos and supporting your Library? Well, on Saturday, April 15, you can enjoy both at the same time! 

Mention the Friends of the NRH Library or use code FL3NKXL when placing an online order for pickup to have 33% of your order donated to t...

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Learn and Grow Gardening Series

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Get your garden ready for spring and summer with help from the Tarrant County Master Gardener Association! Each class is free to attend and will take place at the NRH Library on Wednesdays at 5:30 PM. No registration is required.

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Mindful Moments at Your Library

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Throughout the fall, take a minute to enjoy a Mindful Moment at your library. These pop-up activities and take-home kits are designed to relieve stress and provide a simple, free activity to brighten your day.

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Meet Young Adults Authors at Your Library

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The Mid-Cities Teen Book Fest is returning to the NRH Library on Saturday, October 15!

At the Mid-Cities Teen Book Fest, teens have the opportunity to meet Young Adult authors and illustrators and hear them speak about their books and a variety of topics. ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Memberships for The Maker Spot to Resume September 1

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When we reopened The Maker Spot in September of 2021 after being closed for a year, we temporarily waived membership dues for non-residents to compensate for lost time and welcome everyone back. Beginning September 1, 2022, monthly memberships will resume...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Library in the Park

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Your library is coming to a park near you! 

On Tuesday mornings at 10:00 a.m. from May 17 through June 14, we'll bring stories, songs, and rhymes to one of our local parks! You can also use this time to check out books, learn about upcomi...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

The NRH Library is going fine-free!

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We're excited to announce that the NRH Library is going fine-free! Beginning Monday, April 4, 2022, items checked out from the NRH Library and returned past their due date will no longer accrue overdue fines. However, please note the fees for los...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

NRH Library Receives 2021 Achievement of Library Excellence Award

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We're excited to announce that your Library has received the 2021 Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Director’s Association (TMLDA) for the sixth consecutive year!

Each year TMLDA confers awards for outstanding contrib...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Cultural Performances Now Offered All Year

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The Celebrating Culture Series, formerly known as the “Fall Concert Series,” is a year-round, curated showcase of live performances featuring accomplished local artists across various cultures, genres, and backgrounds. Each event is sure to leave you not ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Transitioning from OverDrive to Libby

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To simplify and enhance the user experience for all patrons, Libby will become the primary app for accessing digital content through OverDrive. As part of this change, the OverDrive app is being removed from the Apple App Store, Google Play, and Microsoft...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

Toddler Time Returns!

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1/12/21 UPDATE: Toddler Time & Chess Club will now resume the first week of February, starting with the Monday Toddler Time at 11:30 a.m. on January 31.

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Toddler Time is a weekly 30-minute interactive program for toddlers (18-36 months) and t...

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

Celebrate Local History on November 11

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The North Richland Hills Library invites you to an evening filled with the stories of our past in celebration of the first anniversary of launching Birdsong, our digital archive preserving the history of Northeast Tarrant County. 

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

The Fall Concert Series returns to the NRH Library

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We're excited to announce that the Fall Concert Series will be returning to the NRH Library for the 2021 season!

The Fall Concert Series is four to five educational, culturally relevant, and historically significant concerts and performances from ...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

The Maker Spot is Open!

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The Maker Spot is officially open, and we're so happy to welcome everyone back! The Maker Spot is open to the public during regular library hours and will close 30 minutes prior to the library's closing time. This space is free to use for all NRH resident...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Study Rooms Now Available

Langston Hughes Study Room

We are excited to share that we're now able to allow the use of our study rooms beginning Monday, May 3, 2021. We offer six private study rooms during all hours the Library is open. Two rooms are located downstairs across from the elevator, and f...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

NRH Library Receives 2020 Achievement of Library Excellence Award

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We're proud to announce that your Library has received the 2020 Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Director’s Association (TMLDA) for the sixth consecutive year!

Each year TMLDA confers awards for ou...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Books & Cooks: Turmeric Cardamom Muffins

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Spring is here, and what better way to celebrate than with delicious baked goods? The turmeric and cardamom add a slight savory hint to balance the sweetness in these bright and tasty muffins. We hope you enjoy them!

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  • 3 1/2 cups of all-purpose fl...
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Posted on: March 22, 2021

A Beginner's Guide to Dungeons and Dragons

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Trying to come up with a fun family activity at home for spring break or something you can do with friends with just paper, pencil, and a computer? We have the perfect game for you that also builds problem-solving, critical thinking, and even math skills!...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

RBDigital Magazines Moving to OverDrive

RBDigital Magazines are Moving!

Over 3,000 Popular Magazines Now Available for Download through OverDrive & Libby

We're pleased to announce that over 3,000 popular magazines are now available to download and read on any device 24/7. Patrons can now read digital magazines alongside eb...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Teen Spot Now Open!

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We've got exciting news to share with you -- the new Teen Spot is now available for browsing! The Teen Spot is located on the second floor of the Library, in a section of The Maker Spot. The new space provides more room for the collection, allowing for th...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Festive Favorites

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A lot is different about the holiday season this year. Still, one thing remains the same: from the moment you finished Thanksgiving dinner until the ball drops at midnight on December 31, it's officially the time of year for binge-watching too ma...

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Posted on: November 27, 2020

Fall Into a Favorite Comfort Read

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Much like a warm bowl of creamy mashed potatoes, these books bring us the same sense of comfort and nostalgia as your favorite comfort food. Comfort reads often have sentimental value or are revisited for the easy experience and smiles they offer. Here ar...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Books & Cooks: Pumpkin Spice Latte Cake

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We're excited to share our newest video series with you: Books & Cooks! Each month we'll share a favorite recipe from one of our staff, along with a short demonstration on how to make it. With Thanksgiving almost here, what better dessert to start wit...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Birdsong: Preserving the History of Northeast Tarrant County

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Curated and hosted by the North Richland Hills Library, Birdsong's mission is to collect, preserve, and share historical photos and documents that record our region's story through the lens and voices of its residents. In Birdsong, our c...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Library Awarded Texas Book Festival Grant

TXBF Grants

We are honored to announce that we have been selected to receive a grant from the Texas Book Festival to enhance our collection.

After careful examination of our community needs and our current collection, we will be using the grant funds to increase our e...

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Posted on: February 29, 2020

All About Biomes

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Did you know that you can find five different biomes in North Richland Hills? Biomes are an area of the planet categorized by the climate, vegetation, and animal life living in it. There are six major biomes on earth (forest, grassland, freshwater, marine...

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Posted on: February 17, 2020

What's Hot! Top Titles of January

Top Books January 2020

What’s hot at your library? See what your community is reading and watching! At the end of each month, our staff compiles a list of the most popular fiction books, non-fiction books, and DVDs in the library’s collection. The list inclu...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

NRH Library Receives 2019 Achievement of Library Excellence Award

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Your Library has received the 2019 Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Director’s Association (TMLDA) for the FIFTH consecutive year!

Each year TMLDA confers awards for outstanding contributions to public libr...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Mobile Printing Now Available

Remote Printing

We understand that life is busy, and sometimes you just need something printed quickly. We know your time is valuable, so we’re happy to announce our new printing service for our patrons on the go!

With our new MobilePrint Service™, you can now print remot...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Finding Your Next Great Read is Now Easier Than Ever!

Browsing Bookshelves

Have you ever finished a great book and wanted to find more just like it? Or wanted to help your child find just the right book to read? Your Library offers many great resources for finding your next book, like NoveList Plus, a helpful resource to help re...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

2019 Summer Reading Club Report

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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. Participating in a summer reading program prevents...

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