Starting Monday, we will be expanding grab-and-go and walk-up/drive-up hold pickup services with additional hours and locations. Masks are required at all locations and temperature checks will be performed for visitors to our grab-and-go locations.
Interested in nature, discovery, exploring outside, and a bit of a challenge? Birdwatching may be a perfect fit for you! Join Sarah Hockensmith of the Tahoe Institute for Natural Science as she introduces you to the 2021 Tahoe Big Year, a year-long birding event that celebrates the hundreds of bird species that occupy the Tahoe Region.
Attention Tweens (grades 6-8): join us for a fun, no-pressure book club where you read what you want. Don't know what to read? No problem! Join in to hear recommendations and new ideas.
Attend our kickoff party on Wednesday, February 24, to meet your host and fellow participants, decide on a name, and share what you are reading. Tween Book Club will meet via Zoom the fourth Wednesday of each following month.
Black history is something to celebrate every day, but February, Black History Month, is a perfect time to seek a more profound understanding of the historic struggles and triumphs intrinsic to the Black community. Find connection, inspiration, and illumination in these staff-recommended nonfiction titles.
Digital magazines, with something for readers of every age, including children and teens. Read magazines online or download to your computer, tablet, or phone using the Libby app. Magazines are always available and never expire. You will need to create an account using your Washoe County Library card the first time you visit.
Look around and examine some of the objects and structures we see every day. Many are made up of triangles. Triangles are frequently used in bridge and building design because they have a strong base, can hold their shape, and provide lots of structural support. Check out these activities and learn more about these fascinating shapes!
Audiobooks are a great way to keep your child entertained at home or on the go. They also encourage reluctant readers to become more immersed in stories, expand their vocabulary, and promote a love of reading. Explore our vast collection of children's audiobooks available through our online resource OverDrive. Also available through the Libby app.
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.