At a joint meeting of the Washoe County Board of County Commissioners and the Library Board of Trustees, the Friends of Washoe County Library presented the library with $120,000 to support collections and services in 2018, raised largely through their popular booksales. For more information or to join, please visit www.washoelibraryfriends.org.
National Automobile Museum & Sacramento Zoo Passes Now Available
Your library card is your ticket to some new additions to Discover & Go! Starting this month, Washoe County Library cardholders can reserve passes for the National Automobile Museum (The Harrah Collection) in Reno and the Sacramento Zoo and California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento.
Idea Box Faire, March 25 at the Spanish Springs Library
Join us at our first Idea Box Faire to play, create, learn, and explore new technology and art! We will be unveiling our eight new idea boxes, sure to inspire creativity for all ages.
Sunday, March 25, 10 am - 3 pm, Spanish Springs Library
A Tale of Two Cities
Presented by Historic Reno Preservation Society With Debbie Hinman, HRPS FootPrints Editor, HRC Commissioner, historian, author, walking tour guide, and Reno expert.
An overview of the beginnings of Nevada and the two significant early towns, Virginia City and Reno, and the symbiotic relationship between the two.
Wednesday, March 21, 5:30 pm, Northwest Reno Library
Presented by Historic Reno Preservation Society
With Kelly Rigby, President of the Flick Ranch Project, and Joyce Cox.
The historic 1942 ranch house was purchased from the Flick family by the Reno Catholic Diocese in 1948 to become the first Bishop Manogue High School, and later the monastery for the Brothers of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary. The property was purchased in 2007 by the Truckee River Flood Project with plans to terrace the land to reduce flooding.
Sunday, March 25, 1:30 p.m., Sierra View Library
Spring Family Estate Planning Series
Presented by the Community Foundation of Western Nevada
Week 1: Quiz and Planning Guide
Week 2: Fundamentals of Estate Planning
Week 3: Wills, Probate, and Trusts
Week 4: Responsibilities of Fiduciaries, Executors, and Successor Trustees
Week 5: Advanced Estate Planning
Week 6: Power of Attorney, Health Care Directives, DNRs, and Ethical Wills
Week 7: Protecting Digital Assets / Customize Your Planned Giving
Week 8: Overview of Medicaid and Health Insurance, Wills Planning Guide
Wednesdays, March 28 to May 16
10:30 am to noon - or - 1:30 to 3 pm
Sierra View Library
For reservations or questions, please contact the Community Foundation of Western Nevada at 775-333-5499
Discover More Library Events
We have lots more going on at all of our branches! Don't forget to visit the online calendar of events to find hundreds of opportunities for education, entertainment, recreation, and enrichment at your favorite library.
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. To join, donate, or for more information, please visit www.washoelibraryfriends.org
or call 775-324-5522.
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