Beginning next week, Washoe County libraries will again be hosting in-person events at our branches. Our first offerings will be story times for toddlers and babies. Check our calendar for future events.
Please remember: masks are required for all library visitors ages 2 and up. Please do not visit the library if you feel unwell or currently have a fever, cough, or shortness of breath.
With the destructive ongoing wildfires in our area, the landscape is on everyone's mind. Find these and more nonfiction titles about nature and the environment under the #WhatToRead tab in our library catalog.
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills. You can learn more about Points of View Reference Center with this quick video tutorial.
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!
The automated book drop at the Northwest Reno Library will be closed for maintenance on Sunday, August 29, from approximately 6 am to 6 pm. If you need to return materials during this time, please do so at one of our other branches.
In alignment with updated CDC guidelines and the emergency order issued by the State of Nevada, masks are required at all library locations for everyone two years of age or older. Please do not visit the library is you feel unwell or currently have a fever, cough, or shortness of breath.
We appreciate your cooperation in keeping our libraries open.
Immunize Nevada has been offering a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic at our libraries. Appointments are not required and you do not need to have health insurance. Your privacy will be protected, and receiving the vaccine will not affect your immigration status.There is one remaining clinic scheduled:
Your Washoe County Library librarians are hitting the airwaves with a new radio series onKUNR!
On the Shelf airs each Monday at 6:42 a.m. and 8:42 a.m. during Morning Edition. Listen in for reading recommendations and catch the latest in book news.
Then join us every Monday and Wednesday at 11:04 am during The Takeaway and again at 3:48 pm during All Things Considered for On the Kids' Shelf, a quick two-minute segment that includes an engaging book talk, fun activity, and some early literacy tips for families.
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.