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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: April 5, 2021

I-Spy Nature Activity

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Spring is here, and that means it’s time for nature all around us to begin waking up! To celebrate, we have a new activity sheet to encourage our younger patrons to explore the world around them. This activity is for ages Pre-k through 5th grade...

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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 26, 2021

Remote 3D Printing Now Available!

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Need something 3D Printed while The Maker Spot is closed? Well, we are happy to announce that we can print your objects for you!* If you need a refresher on 3D Modeling or would like to learn the basics, join Kori on April 12 for a beginner 3D modeling cl...

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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: March 8, 2021

Current Health & Safety Protocols to Remain in Place

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To protect the health of our employees and those we serve, the NRH Library and other City facilities will continue to follow health and safety protocols recommended by the CDC and Texas Department of State Health Service to reduce the spread of COVID-19. ...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Library Closure Update

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We had initially hoped to reopen the Library tomorrow, February 19; however, in light of the ongoing weather dangers and current utility circumstances in our community, the Library will remain closed tomorrow and Saturday, February 20. While we k...

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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

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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: September 10, 2020

The Mid-Cities Teen Book Fest is Going Virtual

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We’re excited to announce the Texas State Library & Archives Commission (TSLAC) recently awarded funding to the North Richland Hills Library for the Mid-Cities Teen Book Fest under its Texas Reads grant program. To ensure a safe environment ...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Online Computer Classes for Fall

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Our upcoming virtual Job Skills Development series can help you feel more confident in your skills. This series of online classes will allow you to learn job skills from the comfort of your home. With these classes, you’ll be able to strengthen ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

We missed you!

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We missed you! We are so happy to share that as of Monday, May 18, the Library is now open!

Currently, our hours are

  •  Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
  • Th...
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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Library Services Update

COVID-19 Update

5/18/20 UPDATE:  The Library is open as of Monday, May 18. Currently, our hours are:

  •  Monday through Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
  • Sunday: Closed

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Job Skill Development Online Classes

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Are you looking to strengthen your skills for getting back into the workplace? Our upcoming virtual Job Skills Development series can help you feel more confident in your skills. This series of online classes will allow you to learn job skills from the co...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Temporary Service Changes in Response to COVID-19

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In an effort to be proactive in protecting the health and safety of our patrons and staff, we will temporarily be implementing the following service and program changes starting on Friday, March 13:

  • In accordance with recommendations by Tarrant County Publ...
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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

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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: December 8, 2019

Free Business Workshops to Help Launch Your Business

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Whether your lifelong dream is to own your own business or you're curious about the process of starting a new business, the North Richland Hills Library invites you to join us for the 2020 Clear Vision Business Building Workshop series. These FRE...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Lost and Found in Texas: Stories Discovered in Abandoned Photos

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Lost & Found in Texas is a collection of salvaged, original photographs that tell little-known, often historically significant stories about people — some born or drawn to live in Texas, some just passing through, and others here only in the hearts of...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Mobile Printing Now Available

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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: October 24, 2019

Discontinued Services

Discontinued: Boopsie & Kanopy Services

As good stewards of our citizen's investment in the Library, we recently underwent a review of the return on investment for the vendor services we provide to the community. During this process, we found two services that, unfortunately, showed low communi...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Finding Your Next Great Read is Now Easier Than Ever!

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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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