April is National Poetry Month, the perfect time to read a novel in verse. This style that combines the narrative thread of fiction with the careful language of poetry is especially popular in young adult fiction.
Join us to learn how to turn old glass jars into beautiful ornaments to decorate your garden. All of our virtual events are shared on Facebook, and are archived on our YouTube channel. Registration is not required. Please register if you wish to receive an email reminder with the link prior to the event.
You have probably enjoyed popcorn in a movie theater, at a baseball game, and in your own home with family and friends. It is estimated that Americans eat more than 15 billion quarts of popcorn every year! Check out this fun activity to learn all about this tasty treat.
Join us for a special Earth Day Toddler Time featuring songs, stories, and more! To participate, just join the Washoe County Library Virtual Story Time group on Facebook. We can't wait to see you at Story Time! Registration is not required. Please register if you wish to receive an email reminder with the link prior to the event.
This month's addition to our virtual galleries is a series of small-scale sculptures by multidisciplinary artist Michelle Lassaline. The pieces were created with found objects collected during the artist’s habitual practice of “tinker creeking,” a practice of revisiting places in order to notice changes and make observations of all things small and large.
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.