WASHOE COUNTY IS RESPONDING TO COVID-19
Book drops are unavailable this week at the Downtown Reno, Sierra View, Spanish Springs, and Incline Village Libraries March 1-5 for automated book drop installation. Additional hours begin this week at several locations. Hold pickup resumes at the North Valleys Library on March 3.

 

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Wild Wednesdays with Wild Things

Presented by Conservation Ambassadors, Wild Wednesdays with Wild Things lets you meet live mammals, birds, and reptiles from around the world. Hear about the animals' wild tales of survival in this engaging fun-filled educational program appropriate for all ages.

 

Hobo and Darwin

Meet capuchin monkeys Hobo and Darwin.

 

 

Calypso and Flower

Meet Calypso, the western screech owl, and a skunk named Flower.

 

 

Steve and Kono

This week Gabe introduces us to a monitor lizard and a kookaburra, a bird with the most amazing call in all of nature.

 

 

Archimedes and Miss Piggy

Meet an great horned owl named after a mathematician and a Burmese python named after a Muppet.

 

 

Smaug and Nike

In this episode, Gabe from Conservation Ambassadors introduces us to a Gila monster and a kinkajou. Do you want to learn more about the kinkajou? Listen to an immersive reader audio about kinkajous here.

 

 

Dewey, Steve, and Louis

In this episode, we meet a pixie frog, a crocodile, and an alligator.

Learn more and watch a video about alligators at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute.

 

 

Myrtle, Samantha, and Ringo

In this episode, Gabe from Conservation Ambassadors introduces us to Myrtle, a box turtle, and lemurs Samantha and Ringo.

Do you want to learn more about the lemur? Learn some fun facts and watch a video about lemurs here. And here is a list of fun lemur crafts to do at home.

 

 

Ruka and Rosy

In this episode, Gabe from Conservation Ambassadors introduces us to Rosy, a rosy boa snake, and the star of the show, Ruka, a young African serval.

If you would like to learn more about the serval, visit this page to learn some fun facts and watch a video. Or watch this video to learn how to draw a serval.

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Small Engine Repair Reference Center

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Computer Skills Center

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1,000 Miles Project

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

WorldBook Online

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Teaching at Home

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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

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Virtual Story Time

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