All of us at the Washoe Library System hope you and your families have a happy, safe holiday season.
In observance of Christmas and New Year's Day, our reference and information services will be unavailable on December 25-26 and January 1-2. Our digital library is always available, and you can always view past events on our events archive page.
This week Movie Minute presents the final installment in its Christmas series. These movie recommendations present a quick description of the film and some trivia that will surprise even the most knowledgeable fans. Visit the Movie Minute webpage to see the first three installments.
We have compiled our most relevant resources into an easy-to-use, clickable document, available in both English and Spanish. Download a copy and have a quick and simple way to find online resources for your child. A bilingual printable version is also available.
This holiday season, Sierra Nevada Ballet is partnering with the Pioneer Center for Performing Arts to create a virtual holiday special for children. Since live, in-person performances are not possible right now, Sierra Nevada Ballet has designed a special two-segment virtual presentation for children featuring the creation of Peanutcracker and the 2019 performance of the ballet at the Pioneer Center.
There aren’t many places that are nicer to visit than the ocean. Watching the waves roll in is calming and soothing. Have you ever wondered what processes are responsible for the movement of those ocean waves? Let’s find out!
Did you know that due to staff shortages amid the COVID pandemic the Washoe County School District has changed its substitute license requirements? You can now become a substitute teacher with only a high school diploma.
In response to increasing COVID-19 rates in the county, we have suspended hold pick-up services until at least January 4. Book drops will remain open, and the digital library and reference and information services are still available. Visit our reopening page to learn about our currently available services.
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.