Fall is here and with the cooler temperatures comes the change of season, leaves falling, and thoughts of the holidays soon upon us. In my blog this month, I want to update your on the exciting changes that are taking place at your Library District, as well. I also want to remind you, our valued customers, that our branches are fully open with safety measures and enhanced cleaning still in place. We hope that you will join us in our branches for holiday events, career support for adults in our One-Stop Career Centers, as well as storytimes for little ones and tons of activities for teens in our Tech Tech Labs.
As I like to do periodically, I am also sharing with you some great books that I have recently enjoyed.
Just a friendly reminder that all Library District branches will be closed on Thursday, November 25 for Thanksgiving, and on Friday, November 26 for Family Day. We wish you a happy celebration and then our normal hours will resume on Saturday, November 27. Remember, we are open 24/7 online at LVCCLD.org, where you can access hundreds of online resources, ebooks, audiobooks, and more with your FREE library card.
Give your friends and family an early holiday gift by signing them up for an
And as a bonus, on Thursday from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., partake in holiday crafts and activities in the multipurpose room. So bring the whole family for a morning of fun and exploration!
Holiday Book Sale, Part Two!
The fun and bargains continue! The Library District Foundation will host another Book Sale on Friday, December 10 at Windmill Library from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Stop by and see what gems you’ll find!
Get Your Knit On
Bring your needles, crochet hooks, and yarn for this monthly knitting group. Knit Nights will meet on the first Wednesday of each month, beginning December 1 from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. at West Charleston Library. All skill levels are welcome. For more information, please call 702.507.3941.
Mingle With Other Professionals
Find it hard to meet new people? Too busy to make connections? Whether you are new to Las Vegas, or born and raised, come join us for a fun and exciting afternoon of Professional Speed Networking on Sunday, December 5 from
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. at Sahara West Library. This event is in partnership with Biznet LLC Business and Networking.
Light appetizers and beverages will be available. Register online HERE.
Two City Halls Host New Employ NV Business Hubs
Employ NV Business Hubs provide small business owners with a path to success as they strive to recover from the pandemic.
And now, there are two new business hubs, conveniently located inside the North Las Vegas City Hall and the Henderson City Hall, both just steps away from city services and other resources.
The Library District’s Sahara West Library houses a spectacular Employ NV Business Hub, featuring an impressive 2,650 square-foot multi-functional space, located adjacent to the library’s art gallery. Please email info@EmployNVBusinessHub.org or call 702.780.8255 to find out more about its technology offerings and many other services.
To learn about all of the Employ NV Business Hub locations, and how they help with talent recruitment, training, and providing financial incentives for hiring Nevadans, please go to EmployNVBusinessHub.org.
Find Jobs & More at JobFest 2021 on December 7!
Prepare yourself for a successful job search at Governor Sisolak’s JobFest 2021. Dress for potential interviews and bring your resume as there will be 100 employers on site and ready to hire for thousands of jobs! Stop by the Las Vegas Convention Center, Center North Hall, 3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, 89109, on Tuesday, December 7 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., and you will find free employment and job training opportunities, help with a career change, plus COVID-19 and flu vaccines, and assistance with housing, childcare, and other resources.
A special group of 30 pieces from the Library District’s Permanent Art Collection is on tour this fall/winter, featuring many pieces that have not been viewed widely before. The next stop is the West Charleston Library, and the collection will be on display beginning November 29, 2021 through February 6, 2022. Click HERE to find out the upcoming branch locations and as always, admission is free.