Thursday, May 18: All libraries will be closed in the morning for staff training, and will open at 2:00 pm. Additionally, the Sparks Library will close at 6:00 pm, the Duncan/Traner Community Library will open at 3:00 pm, and the Senior Center Library will be closed all day.
Monday, May 29: All libraries will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. The North Valleys Library will also be closed on Tuesday, May 30.
Located near the Black Rock Desert, The community was inhabited from 1935-1941 and the residents improvised by living in tents or dugouts built from scavenged materials. The patterns of trash disposal, the residential features, and locations of work areas fit together to tell the story of how long the residents thought they would stay at Rabbithole Springs. Kristen Tiede is Historic Reno Preservation Society's scholarship recipient for 2016. She will receive her MA in Historical Archaeology from UNR in May 2017.
Great Basin Young Chautauqua
May 13 - June 3 at various library locations.
Now in its 25th season, Great Basin Young Chautauqua is an award-winning program in which young people learn how to research and develop original Chautauqua presentations. Young scholars, ages 8-18, select a historical figure and then spend four months researching and rehearsing their characters. Click here for dates, times, and locations.
Join Scot Marshall and his local band of talented and engaging musicians as they tell traditional folk tales and modern storybook classics against a backdrop of music, song, and musical sound effects. Perfect for kids of all ages, and sure to be enjoyed by teens and adults as well!
Brüka Theatre for Children
Grimm VIII: Bremen Town Musicians, May 21 - June 14
Join this interactive amusing retelling of a Brothers Grimm classic about four farm animals no longer needed by their masters and are convinced they can earn a good living as musicians, leave their homes and finally pursue their dreams!
The Friends of Washoe County Library is an all volunteer non-profit organization with over 500 members dedicated to advocating, fundraising and providing support for the Washoe County Library System. Our purpose is to ensure a first-class, free public library that will remain accessible to all Washoe County residents for generations to come.
Book sorting and helping with the book sales and events in Reno Town Mall (adjacent to the Sierra View Library)
Cashiering at the Secondhand Prose bookstore in the Northwest Reno Library