Saturday, June 25, 1-3 pm
Join us at the Northwest Reno library for a showing of the documentary film Light in the Water and a chat with the director, Reno native Lis Bartlett.
Light in the Water chronicles the birth and life of the West Hollywood Aquatics Club, the first openly gay masters swim team. Founded to train for the inaugural Gay Olympic Games in 1982, the team is a lens through which to study LGBTQIA+ history in America.
Lis Bartlett will be discussing her inspiration and process of creating this daytime Emmy-nominated film, as well as answering questions from attendees.
Local Author Talk with Brooks Brownlee
Tuesday, June 21, 5-6 pm
Incline Village Library
Join us in welcoming Incline Village resident and author Brooks Brownlee, who will read an excerpt from his debut novel, The Bishop, and will discuss the publishing and writing process.
Bring your own copy of The Bishop for the author to sign, or purchase one at this event.
Writers' Workshop with UNR Writing Center
Tues. & Weds. June 21-22, 1-4 pm
Spanish Springs Library
Staff from the UNR Writing & Speaking Center will guide this youth writers' workshop open to participants 10-17 years of age.
Participants will learn about crafting stories and developing characters. Each participant will write a short story that will be published in a collection offered by the Washoe County Library System.
Book a Librarian:
Thursday, June 23, 3-6:30 pm
Sierra View Library
Headed to college next year? Don't forget to apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid! Join us during our Book a Librarian hours for assistance in applying.
Sea of Monsters:
Percy Jackson Party
Thursday, June 24, 2-4 pm
North Valleys Library
Calling all demigods to Camp Half-Blood. Join us on a quest full of Greek god challenges to prove your mettle and save the library.
Wednesday, June 22, 3-6 pm
Downtown Reno Library
This week we will be working with the vinyl cutter and heat press. You can make a simple sticker for your car window or water bottle, or you can make a personalized tote bag or T-shirt. Choose a simple, two-tone image from the internet, or bring a flash drive with an image file you created.
Sign up for a 30-minute individual session.
All Washoe County Library System branches will be closed June 19-20 for the Juneteenth holiday.
See all full schedule and other upcoming closures here.
FRIENDS OF WASHOE COUNTY LIBRARY
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.
To join, to donate, or for more information, please visit www.washoelibraryfriends.org or call 775-324-5522.
Washoe County Library System
301 S. Center St. Reno, NV 89501