Adult Services

The Adult Services Department is located on the 2nd floor of the Library. Adult Services staff are dedicated to helping patrons find answers at the Reference Desk whether in person or by phone. Staff provides free enriching events and classes for adults. If you are interested in reader’s advisory, our staff will happily suggest books for your reading pleasure. The Adult Services staff develops and maintains all the adult collections in the Library including fiction, nonfiction, Spanish, audiobooks, large print, movies, magazines, e-materials, and reference.

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Upcoming Events & Classes for Adults

For more information about monthly library events and classes, visit the library's Events Calendar.

  1. Sep 18
  2. Pinterest Party: Chalk Paint Sign 11:00 a.m.

    Join us for an hour of crafting for adults with ou...
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  3. Pop-Up Book Sale 1:00 p.m.

    Grab a book at a bargain on Saturday, September 18...
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  1. Sep 20
  2. Intermediate Microsoft Excel 4:00 p.m.

    Get a leg up on the competition and enhance your s...
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  1. Sep 21
  2. Afternoon Tea: The Origins and Culture of Tea 4:00 p.m.

    Afternoon Tea is a quarterly series at the NRH Lib...
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  1. Sep 22
  2. 1 Million Cups 9:00 a.m.

    1 Million Cups works with entrepreneurs, empowerin...
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  3. Start Your Business 9:00 a.m.

    Thinking about starting a business? Need the basic...
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  1. Sep 23
  2. Intermediate Microsoft Excel 10:00 a.m.

    Get a leg up on the competition and enhance your s...
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  3. Poetry Slam 6:00 p.m.

    Enjoy an evening of spoken word poetry at the NRH ...
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Featured Collections

  • Online Resources - Our collection of online resources provide access to regularly updated and reliable information related to health, business, current events, learning a foreign language, and more! Some of the most popular resources in this collection include Pronunciator, LearningExpress,, Reference USA, and TexShare databases.
  • Spanish Collection - This collection contains fiction and non-fiction books, DVDs, CDs, magazines, and audiobooks.
  • Exam and Test Prep - This collection offers study guides for standardized exams including the GED, SAT, and ACT.
  • Career Center - Gathered into one convenient shelving location, this collection includes books about resumes, cover letters, interviews, career options, and industry prospects.
  • Local History - Housed in the Reading Room located on the Library's second floor, this collection includes books related to the history of the City of North Richland Hills, local high schools, neighboring counties, and the state of Texas.

Contact Us

For more information about any of these services, please contact the Reference Department at 817-427-6814.