For this installment of the Nevada Historical Society series, Neal is joined by Neil Brooks, whose grandfather C.W. Brooks founded Model Dairy more than a century ago. Neil will offer a wealth of pictures and stories in this presentation focusing on the history of Model Dairy from 1906 to 1977.
Composed at the rosy-fingered dawn of world literature almost three millennia ago, The Odyssey is a poem about violence and the aftermath of war; about wealth, poverty and power; about marriage and family; about travelers, hospitality, and the yearning for home.
This discussion of Emily Wilson's recent translation of the classic is open to everyone and will be held via Zoom.
The most recent addition to our virtual galleries is this exploration of earthenware tiles by Cesar Piedra, an interdisciplinary visual artist working in the realms of sculpture, ceramics, and performance.
March is Women’s History Month, a time to highlight and celebrate the contributions of women both historically and today. Here is a list of picture books to share about women and girls of strength and character sure to inspire even the youngest of readers.
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 printable version is also available.
March is National Nutrition Month, so it’s a great time to learn how to read and understand food nutrition labels. Think of a nutrition label like the table of contents in a book. The labels let you to know what’s inside the food you are eating.
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.