Washoe County Library News & Events: November 2018
Food for Fines
Washoe County Library System is proud to partner again with the Food Bank of Northern Nevada and Project Mana for the spring “Food for Fines at the Library” event. Patrons can bring in one non-perishable food item for every overdue book or other item. (Food cannot be exchanged for lost or damaged library materials.)
Engineers Make a World of Difference
November 8–January 11, Northwest Reno Library
Don’t miss this interactive exhibit featuring hands-on and multimedia components encouraging new perspectives about engineers and their vital work.
On display at the Northwest Reno Library November 8, 2018 through January 11, 2019.
Featured Resource: Brainfuse HelpNow Free online tutoring for all grade levels daily, 1pm-10pm.
School is back in session! Use your library card for free access to Brainfuse HelpNow, an online tutoring service with help available in all subject areas and across all grade levels. Live tutors are available from
1 pm until 10 pm daily. Other resources, like test preparation, are always available.
Thursday, November 15, 1:30–2:30 pm, Spanish Springs Library
Learn & Make at The Quad
Thursdays, 3–5:45 pm, Downtown Reno Library
Our new makerspace at the Downtown Reno Library is open for business every Thursday. A different resource will be featured each week. Interested in helping with The Quad? Let us know at bit.ly/quadwcls.
November 1: Sewing machine basics
November 8: 3D printing
November 15: Soldering
December 6: Clamshell heat press
December 13: Sublimation printing
December 20: 3D printing
December 27: Sewing machine basics
We make every effort to ensure the following resources are available every Thursday: leather crafting, button machines, thermal laminator, and vinyl cutter.
Back by Popular Demand
Featuring Masters of Magic that will astonish you with their skills in the art of legerdemain as they present sophisticated close-up miracles that are perfect for the family, but not recommended for children under six years of age.
Seating is first come, first served, so be sure to arrive early.
Friday, November 16
Incline Village Library, 3:30 pm
Northwest Reno Library, 3:30 pm
Verdi Library, 3:30 pm
Sierra View Library, 5 pm
South Valleys Library, 5 pm
Saturday, November 17
Sparks Library, noon
North Valleys Library, 2 pm
Spellbinders is brought to you by Education Renaissance of Nevada Initiative, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Be sure to visit them on the web at nevadashines.org and learn why they say “Nevada Shines!”
Story Times & Early Literacy Programs
Story Times, Toddler Times, and other early literacy programs like Paws 2 Read are offered weekly at most library branches.
Reno Town Mall 4001 S. Virginia Street next to the Sierra View Library
Friday, November 9, 3–6 pm: Members Only Preview. (You can become a FWCL member at the door)
Saturday, November 17: Half price day
Sunday, November 18: $5 Bag Day
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 Washoe County Library System. Your tax-deductible donation to the FWCL Endowment Fund will provide needed additional funding to our libraries for generations to come.