Rhome Community Library

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Rhome Library begins a new chapter in its 59-year old story . . . 


Please read this information and plan to be a part of one of the biggest accomplishments of the Library in almost 60 years.

The attached brochure shares more information on this process and details of the new building.

ReminderSeptember 19 is North Texas Giving Day!   Library open Thursday 11 a. m. to 5 p.m., 817-636-2767



In 1960, after many months of hard work by a dedicated group of individuals in this small rural town, the Rhome Library opened its doors. Immediately the library served the varied needs of this small community with print information from various sources for young and old alike. And now, as we near the 60th anniversary of the Rhome Community Library, our services to the community have only increased as the population, and their needs, has increased.


From the beginning, the Rhome Community Library has never had a permanent home.

  • Through the diligent efforts of board members through the years, land has been purchased at 501 South Old Mill Road in Rhome for the construction of a new, permanent library building.
  • This larger building will allow Rhome Community Library to expand on its existing programs and offer more beneficial support opportunities to citizens of Rhome and the surrounding communities. 


Magee Architects in Fort Worth designed a building based on our current and future needs.

  • Our building will be approximately 5,892 square feet with designated children’s area, expanded computer area, large community meeting room, reading/study room, and a general reading area.

 Our goal is ambitious as we strive to have the funds available by January 2020 to begin the construction process.

  • How wonderful to have our new building completed in time for our 60th anniversary!
  • And with your help, we can achieve that goal!

 Thank-you for your thoughtful consideration of a donation toward the permanent home of the Rhome Community Library.

  • You will not only be supporting a new building, but generously investing in our community through the Rhome Community Library.




The Board of Directors

Lynda Green, Mike Van Meter, Rose Van Meter, Lisa Norman Obermeier,

Pam Reid Kemp, Janet Truitt Rodden; Committee member:  Donna Teal


(Please share this information with anyone who would consider donating.)


Rhome Community Library

FKA - Rhome Public Library

(a 501c3 nonprofit corporation)





Mailing Address: 

 PO Box 427, Rhome TX  76078


Physical address:

265 West BC Rhome Ave

Rhome TX 76078


Upcoming Events
Tail Waggin' Tutors Feb 12, 2020 03:00 PM (US/Central) — Rhome Community Library Activity Room
Veterans Movie Night Feb 14, 2020 06:30 PM (US/Central) — Rhome Community Library Activity Room
Veteran's Movie Night Feb 14, 2020 06:30 PM (US/Central) — Rhome Community Library Activity Room
Tail Waggin' Tutors Mar 11, 2020 03:00 PM (US/Central) — Rhome Community Library Activity Room
Veterans Movie Night Mar 13, 2020 06:30 PM (US/Central) — Rhome Community Library Activity Room
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