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Libraries & Hours

Downtown Reno Library

Built in 1966, the Downtown Reno Library is a unique architectural gem serving as the urban hub of the Library System.

Duncan/Traner Community Library

The Duncan/Traner Community Library offers full access to WCLS materials, databases, and services, with a collection for all ages and public computers.

Gerlach Community Library

The Gerlach School/Community Library is on the edge of the Black Rock Desert and serves the Northern half of Washoe County from inside the Gerlach K-12 School.

Incline Village Library

This award-winning, 10,600 square-foot facility includes comfortable reading and study areas, a two-sided fireplace, community meeting room, murals and sculpture, outdoor patios, and a Discovery Garden.

North Valleys Library

The North Valleys Library serves the many valley communities located on the east side of Peavine Mountain.

Northwest Reno Library

Opened in June 1999, the award-winning 30,000-square-foot library offers a broad collection of resources, computer technology, and multi-generational programs to enhance personal enrichment and to support lifelong learning.

Senior Center Library

Located inside the Reno Senior Center at the Washoe County Complex, the Senior Center Library provides informational and recreational materials including books, newspapers, magazines, and audio-visual items especially for seniors.

Sierra View Library

The Sierra View Library houses one of the largest collections of children's materials in Northern Nevada, including an extensive and unique folk and fairy tale collection. Sierra View also offers books, music, movies, newspapers and magazines, in both English and Spanish languages.

South Valleys Library

The South Valleys Library is truly a destination library. The entire family can find a program to attend, materials to check out, and can enjoy the library with other book lovers in our community.

Spanish Springs Library

Features include meeting rooms, a drive-through service point to pick up and drop off materials, and a 24-hour book return.

Sparks Library

With comfortable seating, wireless computer access, public use computers, and specialized collections of auto repair manuals and Rail City books, Sparks Library hopes to be your connection to information, people and programs.

Verdi Community Library & Nature Center

The library is in a beautiful forest setting. There is a 20-minute nature walk right outside our door, and the Truckee River is only a block away. Verdi is indeed a Community Library and serves as a place to pick up current bestsellers, to hold a meeting, to research local history or to gain access to the entire Washoe County Library System.

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RomanceBookCloud

Always-available ebooks in all romance genres

Digital Magazines

Instant access to your favorite magazines, now with thousands of new titles

OverDrive Ebooks and Audiobooks

Our main digital collection, with thousands of ebooks and audiobooks

The New York Times

Complimentary digital access to The New York Times

AudioBookCloud

A collection of always-available audiobooks for all ages

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

Learn one of 70 languages, including Spanish, Mandarin, and even Pirate

Lynda.com

Creative, business, and technology courses for in-depth learning

Computer Skills Center

Video courses to learn popular software and computer basics

WorldBook Online

With activities and a suite of research tools, it's more than an encyclopedia

TumbleMath K-6

Animated, narrated math stories and other elementary school math resources

TumbleBook Library

A collection of talking, animated picture books and ebooks for kids

TeenBookCloud

Ebooks, graphic novels, and more for teens and tweens

OverDrive Ebooks and Audiobooks

Our main digital collection, with thousands of ebooks and audiobooks

WorldBook Online

With activities and a suite of research tools, it's more than an encyclopedia

Brainfuse HelpNow

Live homework help, writing lab, test prep, and other student resources

Explora

Research resources and tools for students and teachers