On Monday, kids in Washoe County will be starting a new school year, and whether your student will be attending in person or virtually, the library can provide you with access to resources that can help with schoolwork, no matter what the grade level. Besides research databases covering most school subjects--resources like ABC-Clio, Science Reference Center, and many others--we also offer access to test preparation resources and live online tutoring.
For the upcoming meeting of the SO Very Literary book group we will be discussing November Road, by Lou Berney. This discussion will take place online via Zoom. Register using the link below, and visit our calendar to see all our upcoming book groups.
Afrofuturism and Afrofantasy are areas of speculative fiction that celebrate black identity, culture, history, and traditions. While these subgenres of science fiction and fantasy are not new, they are seeing a huge resurgence in popular literature.
Teachers and parents, are you looking for books for your kids that fall in a certain Lexile or Accelerated Reader range? Check out NoveList Plus’s advanced search, where you can search for titles by specific Lexile or Accelerated Reader range!
Check out Student Tools on Lynda.com. Students must know how to use tools like Excel and Word, be comfortable on both Mac and Windows, and effectively manage their projects and time in order to succeed academically and in their future careers. Get a head start here and get the digital skillset you need to support your studies.
Get ready for your commercial driver's license with Washoe Driving Tests. Materials include practice tests that are nearly identical to what you’ll see at the DMV. For visual learner, they have questions with images to help you visualize the questions at hand.
Did you participate in the 2020 Summer Reading Adventure and earn a prize? Go to your favorite Washoe County Library location during grab-and-go or drive-up hours, to collect your prize pack, which includes a free book voucher that may be redeemed after the libraries fully reopen.
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.