Washoe County Library System will soon resume drive-up and walk-up hold pickup at five locations. Beginning Tuesday, January 19, you will be able to place holds from home and pick up reserved items when they are available. Visit our website for the full schedule of hold pickup hours.
For this installment, Neal will be joined by historian, educator, and native Nevadan, Sam Macaluso, who will discuss the Pony Express.Established just over 160 years ago, the horseback delivery service ran from Missouri to California and included 29 relay stations across Nevada.
Registration is required for this live, online event. You can find past episodes of High Noon with Neal Cobb here.
The newest addition to our virtual galleries is a collection of woodcuts and lino prints by Nathaniel Benjamin. Benjamin is a local printmaker and a founding member of Laika Press, a community printmaking space operating in Reno.
Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the National Civil Rights Museum's annual Small but Mighty Storytime series, which focuses on peacemaking, kindness, diversity, and creating positive social change. Parents and children engage together for stories and connecting activities or resources.
The series includes this reading of "Martin's Big Words," by Doreen Rappaport and Bryan Collier.
The Friends of Washoe County Library is a member-supported 501(c)(3) Nevada non-profit organization dedicated to advocating, fundraising, and providing support for the Washoe County Library System.
You can support Friends of Washoe County Library through Amazon Smile. Visit Amazon Smile and select Friends of Washoe County Library. It works just like the regular Amazon website, except a portion of your purchase price will be donated to FWCL.
In response to increasing demand for our online offerings, we have created an easy new way for you to access our digital resources.
If you do not have a Washoe County Library account (or if you have misplaced your card), you can now visit our website and quickly acquire a digital library card, which you can use to check out ebooks and audiobooks, take online courses, and much more.