Performing an eclectic mix of their own genre-bending compositions, traditional classical and jazz, and fresh contemporary compositions, this string trio (with a fourth member), will give audiences a history lesson, a look into the future, and a dance party all at the same time.
The Lincoln Highway was the United State’s first transcontinental highway. Running from New York City to San Francisco, it passed through Reno, Sparks, and Carson City, crossed Donner Summit and wound around Lake Tahoe.
Jim Bonar, the Lincoln Highway Association's national board member for Nevada, will present this lecture and slide show on the development and history of the highway.
Wilbur D. May
Samantha Szesciorka, Assistant Curator at the Wilbur D. May Center, will discuss the life of Wilbur May. May was a rancher, pilot, artist, philanthropist, and world traveler who lived in Reno from 1936 until his death in 1982.
The museum named for him houses items acquired during more than 40 trips he made around the world.
The winter issue of the Washoe County Library Explorer is now available. Download it today, or pick up a print copy at any Washoe County Library.
The Explorer is our comprehensive events guide. New issues are released seasonally and cover three months of library programs and events.
All Washoe County Libraries will be closed on February 17 in observance of Presidents Day. The North Valleys Library will also be closed on February 18.
FRIENDS OF WASHOE COUNTY LIBRARY
Many of the programs offered by the Washoe County Library System are made possible through the generous funding provided Many by the Friends of Washoe County Library, a member-supported 501(c)(3) Nevada non-profit organization dedicated to advocating, fundraising, and providing support for the Washoe County Library System.