WASHOE COUNTY IS RESPONDING TO COVID-19
All Washoe County Libraries are closed to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Learn more about COVID-19 from the Washoe County Health District at the link below.

 

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All Hours & Scheduled Closures

 

2020 Library Closures
Date Day Holiday Libraries Closed
May 21 Thursday Staff Day Senior Center closed
Other branches open at 2:00 pm
May 25 Monday Memorial Day All libraries closed
May 26 Tuesday North Valleys closed
July 2 Thursday Spanish Springs closed
July 3 Friday Independence Day (observed) All libraries closed
July 4 Saturday Independence Day All libraries closed
September 7 Monday Labor Day All libraries closed
September 8 Tuesday North Valleys closed
October 29 Thursday Spanish Springs closed
October 30 Friday Nevada Day (observed) All libraries closed
November 11 Wednesday Veterans Day All libraries closed
November 25 Wednesday   Spanish Springs closed
November 26 Thursday Thanksgiving Day All libraries closed
November 27 Friday Family Day All libraries closed
December 10 Thursday Staff Day Senior Center closed
Other branches open at 2:00 pm
December 24 Thursday Spanish Springs closed
December 25 Friday Christmas Day All libraries closed
December 31 Thursday Spanish Springs closed

All libraries with evening hours will close at 5:00 p.m. on November 25, December 24, and December 31, 2020. (Approved by the Library Board of Trustees on 10/16/2019.)

 

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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