Happy Thanksgiving from Washoe County Library System. We are thankful for all the support you have given us this year, and we hope you and your families have a peaceful and joyous holiday.
We will be closing all libraries for the holiday on Thursday November 25 and Friday 26. All libraries with evening hours will close at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 24. Visit our website to see our full schedule and all upcoming holiday closures.
Improve your student's reading skills with our free audiobooks! Audiobooks are a great way to keep your child entertained at home or on the go. Audiobooks promote a love of reading, improve vocabulary, and encourage reluctant readers to become immersed in stories. Explore our vast collection of children's audiobooks with 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 Friends of Washoe County Library.
The Sparks Library will be closing on December 16, with an expected reopening in March 2022.
If you have items on hold with the Northwest Library as your pickup location, visit our online catalog to choose an alternate location.
Holds will continue to be filled at the Sparks Library until its closure. However please review your items on the holds waitlist, and consider changing the pickup location for items that may not become available before December 16.