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Reno Gazette-Journal

Washoe County Library maintains an archive of the Reno Gazette-Journal (1983-present) and its predecessors, the Reno Evening Gazette (1876-1983) and Nevada State Journal (1870-1983). 

Not all years are available digitally or remotely. For assistance using these resources or for information about microfilm availability, please contact the Downtown Reno Library.

Additionally, the Sparks Tribune is available on microfilm (November 1979 through December 2007) for use at the Sparks Library.

Proquest: October 1999-present

Full text, indexed content is available beginning in October 1999. Browse content by date or search by keyword. Available in the library or remotely with a valid Washoe County Library card.

Go to Proquest: Reno Gazette-Journal

Proquest Digital Microfilm: January 2009-present

Browse digitized editions of the RGJ beginning January 1, 2009. Digital microfilm is updated with new issues approximately three months after publication.  Digital microfilm is not searchable.

Go to Proquest: RGJ Digital Microfilm

Newspaper Archive: 1870-1977

Search and browse digitized editions of the Nevada State Journal, Reno Evening Gazette, Reno Weekly Gazette, and the Weekly Gazette and Stockman. Newspaper Archive also includes access to hundreds of other historical and current newspapers from the United States and Canada. Newspaper Archive is only available in-house at the Downtown Reno Library and Sparks Library.

Go to Newspaper Archive

Microfilm: 1870-present

The Downtown Reno Library maintains a complete collection of the Reno Gazette-Journal and its predecessors. Print copies of the RGJ are kept until microfilm is available, ensuring a complete run.

There are two microfilm readers available for use by the public. Pages and articles may be printed or saved as PDF files. You will need a flash drive to save digital copies from the microfilm.

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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

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

Language Learning

Learn a new language with these resources provided by the library or available free-of-charge on the internet

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

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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