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How do I obtain a library card?

Anyone living within the State of Texas may qualify for a library card upon completing the required application form. Proof of residency is required. Children should be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. For more information and application cards, contact the Check Out Desk at (817)616-3760.

To be a step ahead print and fill out form below and bring it in to the library.

 Richland Hills Library Card Application

How do I know when my items are due?

Check Out Policies

These items have a 3 week (21 days) circulation period with (3) automatic renewals. No renewals will be allowed if the items is on hold for someone else.

  • Books (no renewals if book is reserved)
  • Books-CD, Music  CD’s
  • CD Players
  • Magazines
  • Learning Kits
  • Memory Care Kits

These items have 1 week check out and no automatic renewal

  • WiFi Hotspots
  • Baking kits

There are NO LATE FEES on Richland Hills items after materials have been returned. Items overdue passed the 3 automatic renewals will be considered LOST and you will be charged the full replacement amount unless they are returned.


Items on hold may be picked up at the library Tuesday - Friday, 9am to 8pm. and at the Link on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Please check with The Link for times.

And you can always check your account Online at "My Account". To login to "My Account" you will need your library card number and pin (your pin number is the last four digits of your card number re-enter).



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Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • Where can I turn in my items?

  • How do I Replace a lost or stolen Library Card?

  • How do I make a Request?

  • How do I Renew an item?