Our 2021 Summer Reading Challenge begins in just over a week. Even though all of our summer events will be virtual again this year, kids will be able to earn free prizes by participating, regardless of whether they are tracking their reading time and activities using the Beanstack app or a paper log (available in both English and Spanish).
Attention Tweens (grades 6-8)! Join us for a casual, fun, online book club where you read what you want! Don't know what to read? No problem! Join in to hear recommendations and new ideas. Library staff will be in attendance to keep the conversation rolling and share recommendations, but this is your reading club!
Taste and smell make up two of the five senses typically found among humans. Our senses are associated with various organs that collect and relay information to the brain help us understand the world around us. Try this tasty activity to see how those two senses work together!
This book's vibrant watercolor illustrations and lyrical text combine to capture the lush landscapes and unique traditions of the Hawaiian islands, while also conveying a universal message about the bond between grandmother and grandchild.
Check out this video tutorial for how to get started using Brainfuse JobNow. JobNow offers job search help, including live, one-on-one assistance with resume creation, proofreading, and interview coaching.
The Federal Communications Commission has launched a temporary program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands.
Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet.
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.