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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All Hours & Scheduled Closures

In alignment with current CDC and state guidelines, all visitors ages 2 and up are required to wear masks inside all Washoe County Library locations.

The Downtown Reno, Northwest Reno, South Valleys, and Spanish Springs libraries all have pickup windows, open the same hours as those branches. The Downtown Reno and Verdi libraries have hold pickup lockers open 24 hours a day.

The Northwest Reno Library is closed for renovations.

 

Upcoming Library Closures
Date Day Holiday Libraries Closed
November 24 Wednesday All libraries close by 5 pm
November 25 Thursday Thanksgiving Day All libraries closed
November 26 Friday Family Day All libraries closed
December 16 Thursday Staff Day All libraries closed until 2 pm
December 24 Friday Christmas (observed) All libraries closed
December 25 Saturday Christmas All libraries closed
December 31 Friday New Year's Day (observed) All libraries closed
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day All libraries closed

 

Why are some libraries closed the day before or after a holiday?
Pursuant to Washoe County Code section 5.231 plus certain contractual commitments, libraries are closed either the day following or the day preceding a County-observed holiday when that holiday falls on a day when these libraries are regularly not open. The library has neither sufficient staffing nor the budget dollars to pay overtime that would be required to keep these libraries open on these days. Washoe County Library staff thank you for your understanding and patience, and we apologize for any inconvenience to you and your family.

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