Masks Required at Washoe County Libraries in response to COVID-19
In accordance with current CDC recommendations and State of Nevada directives, all visitors ages 2 and up are required to wear masks inside all Washoe County Library locations.

 

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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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Check out the What to Read page of our catalog for lists of recomended titles. You can find new releases, popular titles, books by genre, and more. 

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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

 

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

 

Library Catalog & Libby/OverDrive

Recommendations preview imageWhen using the library catalog or Libby/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 Libby/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 Libby/OverDrive

 

First Chapter Friday & Book Hook First Chapter Friday

Check out First Chapter Friday to hear the opening of a book read by one of our staff members, or get a quick review and summary with Book Hook. Most titles are geared toward kids or young adults. Visit our Facebook page for the latest, or click one of the buttons below to see older installments.

First Chapter Friday   Book Hook

 

Print

Libby/OverDrive

Our main digital collection, with thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines

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 Languages

Easy access to language learning . More than 72 languages offered.

LinkedIn Learning

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

Virtual Story Time

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

Libby/OverDrive

Our main digital collection, with thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines

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.

OverDrive

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

The New York Times

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

HelpNow

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