All Nevada Residents Can Enjoy Free Access to Dan Rather's Patriotic eBook "What Unites Us - The Graphic Novel"
Join us for this exciting promotion, in partnership with Macmillan book publishers, which will benefit everyone in Nevada!
Beginning now until August 27, 2021, all Nevada residents can read a new eBook release from legendary news anchor Dan Rather, entitled "What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism – The Graphic Novel." A celebration of the roots and history of our great country, this illustrated eBook appeals to all age groups, making it perfect for summer reading and book clubs.
This award-winning eBook will be available FREE via geolocation to anyone in Nevada through BiblioBoard, an innovative software platform, which can be accessed through our website at LVCCLD.org/BiblioBoard. BiblioBoard provides digital books from best-selling independent authors and creates a vehicle for local self-published authors to create and share their work with a national audience. On this special BiblioBoard page, you will find links to Mr. Rather's eBook, plus a digital archive exhibit of his illustrious journalism career, and an exclusive conversation between Mr. Rather and Library District Executive Director Kelvin Watson. Don't miss it!
Our Favorite Reads for Summer
Do you have a favorite genre for your summer reads? Literally Columnist Rebecca Colbert gives us her current favorites in fiction & non-fiction for the beach, the mountains, the backyard, or wherever you’re enjoying your summer days!
Join Clark County Commissioners Jim Gibson, Tick Segerblom, and Marilyn Kirkpatrick for the first large-scale job fair in Nevada since the pandemic. The event takes place on July 9, 2021 from 9 a.m - 2 p.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center. So polish up your resume and bring plenty of copies as this event is expected to host over 100 employers, some hiring on site! Be sure to dress your best and treat this as a real job interview with multiple companies.
How's Summer Challenge Going For Your Kids & Teens?
There is still time to introduce kids and teens to the Library District's fun, free activities and reading program! Summer Challenge is filled with awesome ways to stay busy and learning, with great prizes to keep them motivated.
Summer Challenge is designed to help them maintain their school skills with reading whatever they like (yes, even comic books!) and doing activities that foster learning.
Even babies, toddlers, and Pre-K little ones can join in the fun.
The Library District's Summer Challenge program runs now through July 31, 2021.
Looking for Fun, Do-At-Home Activities for All Ages?
Our FREE Take & Make kits contain all the supplies you need for creative and educational crafts, early literacy learning, STEAM projects, and more, right in the comfort of your home.
Enjoy STEAM Summer Camp of TV
Vegas PBS STEAM Camp is a weekly broadcast series on Channel 10, for children ages 6-8, bringing the fun and discovery of summer camp directly into viewers' home. Each episode explores a topic tailored to this age group and features community experts and STEAM challenges you can do at home. Watch closely and you will see some of your favorite Library District lbrarians!
Enjoy Original Works of Art at the Library!
A special group of 30 pieces from the Library District's Permanent Art Collection is on tour this summer, featuring many pieces that have not been viewed widely before. The next stop is the Centennial Hills Library, and it will be on display there through August 17, 2021. Click HERE to find out the upcoming branch locations and as always, admission is free.
The Library District Foundation is excited to bring back our extremely popular book sale for teachers! In order to make it easier for all teachers to participate, the book sale will take place at the Sahara West Library and Clark County Library bookstores from July 1 to August 31, 2021. We have a large selection of children's books and many are Accelerated Reader approved. All children's books are just 25 cents for teachers, so stop by anytime during July and August and stock your classroom library.