WASHOE COUNTY IS RESPONDING TO COVID-19
Washoe County Libraries are offering limited hold pickup service, and are otherwise closed to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

 

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What to Read Next

The Washoe County Library offers several ways to help you to discover new books. You can search our catalog for new releases, participate in a book group, or sign up for a newsletter.

Reading Recommendations

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Every week our librarians compile thematic list of book recomendations. Check these pages for new, curated lists specially created for kids, teens, or adults. 

 Kids   Teens    Adults

 

 

First Chapter Friday First Chapter Friday

Every week we read to you the first chapter of one of our favorite books, usually a title geared toward kids or young adults. Visit our Facebook page for the latest, or click the button below to see older installments.

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Sign up for a newsletter

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  • Receive monthly emails notifying you of recent releases in the genres that interest you.
  • Select from more than 20 newsletters in several fiction and non-fiction categories as well as DVD and audiobook new releases.

Sign Up For a Newsletter

 

NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus preview imageNoveList Plus allows you to search or browse to find books that match your reading interests. NoveList Plus content is also available when using the library's online catalog.

  • Search for books or topics
  • Find author and title read-alikes
  • Sign in to save books and lists to your folder
  • NoveList recommendations are also built into the catalog

Go To NoveList Plus

 

Library Catalog & OverDrive

Recommendations preview imageWhen using the library catalog or OverDrive, you can get reading recommendations right where you are. Just search for a book you like, and you find more books to try.

Go To the Library Catalog

  • In OverDrive when you find a book you like, go to the bottom of the page to find recommended ebooks, audiobooks, and read-alikes.
  • Click on a book to read more about it and get more recommendations.

Go To OverDrive

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Digital Magazines

Instant access to your favorite magazines, now with thousands of new titles

OverDrive Ebooks and Audiobooks

Our main digital collection, with thousands of ebooks and audiobooks

The New York Times

Complimentary digital access to The New York Times

Reading Challenges

Participate in all our reading challenges with the Beanstack app

TechBoomers

Learn popular technology, apps, and websites with a senior focus

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Detailed, user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines

NoveList Plus

Reading recommendations, series information, and more tools for readers

Mango

Learn one of 70 languages, including Spanish, Mandarin, and even Pirate

Lynda.com

Creative, business, and technology courses for in-depth learning

Computer Skills Center

Video courses to learn popular software and computer basics

1,000 Miles Project

The first-hand account of a 1914 prospecting trip across Nevada provides an engaging way to study history

WorldBook Online

With activities and a suite of research tools, it's more than an encyclopedia

TumbleBook Library

A collection of talking, animated picture books and ebooks for kids

TeenTober

Special events for teens for the month of October

Virtual Story Time

Washoe County Library story times, right in your home, every day

OverDrive Ebooks and Audiobooks

Our main digital collection, with thousands of ebooks and audiobooks

Teaching at Home

Help your child's education continue even when the schools are closed

1,000 Miles Project

The first-hand account of a 1914 prospecting trip across Nevada provides an engaging way to study history

WorldBook Online

With activities and a suite of research tools, it's more than an encyclopedia

Teaching at Home

Help your child's education continue even when the schools are closed

Brainfuse HelpNow

Live homework help, writing lab, test prep, and other student resources

Explora

Research resources and tools for students and teachers

Virtual Story Time

Washoe County Library story times, right in your home, every day

STEAM

Science, technology, engineering, and art resources.

Reopening Plan

See our plan for a safe, responsible reopening of our physical locations.

Teaching at Home

Help your child's education continue even when the schools are closed

Family Engagement and Literacy

Cultural and educational resources for kids of all ages

Get a Card

Sign up for an instant digital card to get access to all our online resources.

Community Resources

Resources and support during the coronavirus outbreak

Back to Work Nevada

Links to resume help, unemployment insurance, and business loan providers.

Apps and Tools

Many of our most popular resources have apps for easy use on mobile devices.

TumbleBiblioteca

Disfrute de más de 50 libros, libros de dibujos, y libros con audio para niños de todas las edades.

Referencia Latina

Texto completo cubre una amplia gama de temas dentro y fuera de la academia.

RBdigital

Más de 200 revistas que puede leer, y hasta descargar, en su computadora, teléfono o tableta.

OverDrive

Colección de libros electrónicos y audiolibros descargables en inglés o español.

The New York Times

Acceso gratuito en línea al New York Times, tanto de forma remota como en la biblioteca.

Mango

Aprenda inglés en línea con cursos completos y películas para ayudarle a aprender.

HelpNow

Tutoría en vivo en español o inglés está disponible con Brainfuse HelpNow.