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Spanish Springs Library

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Monday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday-Thursday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday-Saturday: CLOSED

7100-A Pyramid Highway, Sparks, NV 89436 – 775.424.1800
FAX: 775.424.1840

Spanish Springs Library is located on the Pyramid Highway in Spanish Springs. An octagonal building with open spaces set off by a 64-foot ceiling over the atrium, comfortable seating and over 40 public access/Internet computers, a Tech Bar, children’s STEM toys and computers, and a full range of programs for all ages, it is truly a destination for the entire family. Features include meeting rooms, a drive-through service point to pick up and drop off materials, and a 24-hour book return.

The Nell J. Redfield Foundation Young People's Library features a unique oversized stack of books at the entrance and a separate Story Time room. Twelve public computers, including five Internet computers, with an adult station so parents and children can work side by side, and 6 children’s games computers, a Story Room with STEM games and toys, and a family restroom complete the area as a family friendly place.

The Teen Zone is a comfortable place with 8 public access computers and an area for group study and projects.

Programs for all ages are offered including Story Times & Toddler Times, guest speakers and artists, newly released movies are shown each month, craft programs, book discussion for all ages, an art gallery, displays, and much more! Seasonal programs include free tax help and early voting.

An ADA computer station with a Braille keyboard and printer, includes JAWS (software that reads to you), Magic (magnification software), and OpenBook (optical scanning software with scanner) is available to the public.

E.L. Cord community meeting rooms provide spaces for groups to meet and groups may arrange to stay after the library is closed.

Self-serve features include express check-out, the ability to pick up holds, Downloadable ebook and audio-book station, a Tech Bar with 6 devices, fax machine, a flatbed scanner, automated computer sign-ups, and printing. Offering wireless internet access, laptop locks, and study rooms, the library is truly a destination for the whole family.

The atmosphere is enhanced by the cozy fireplace, an art gallery, and comfortable seating throughout the building.

As part of the Washoe County Library system, users have access to a wide range of books, music, movies, current newspapers, popular magazines, and books on CD. Downloadable e-books, audio-books, and magazines on Flipster are available, and much, much more. 

With a distinct Native American design, the decor features petroglyphs from local caves and rocks and a unique carpet treatment featuring a traditional Paiute basket weave pattern in the atrium.

Bring the Tots, Bring the Tech, we’ve got you covered!


Vicious Circle

C.J. Box

In This Grave Hour

Jacqueline Winspear

The Cutthroat

Clive Cussler

From This Day

Nora Roberts

Bone Box

Faye Kellerman

Banana Cream Pie Murder

Joanne Fluke

Heartbreak Hotel

Jonathan Kellerman


Robert B. Parker

Norse Mythology

Neil Gaiman

My Not So Perfect Life

Sophie Kinsella

Echoes in Death

J.D. Robb

Dangerous Games

Danielle Steel

Power Game

Christine Feehan

Clownfish Blues

Tim Dorsey

The Mistress

Danielle Steel

Below the Belt

Stuart Woods

The Spy

Paolo Coelho

The Princess Diarist

Carrie Fisher


Michael Chabon

Night School

Lee Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

J.K. Rowling

Curtain of Death

W.E.B. Griffin

True Faith and Allegiance

Tom Clancy

Babylon's Ashes

James S.A. Corey

The Whole Town's Talking

Fannie Flagg

Cross the Line

James Patterson

Turbo Twenty-three

Janet Evanovich

Odessa Sea

Clive Cussler

No Man's Land

David Baldacci

Chaos: A Scarpetta Novel

Patricia Cornwell

This Was a Man

Jeffrey ARcher

The 15th Affair

James Patterson

The Wrong Side of Goodbye

Michael Connelly

The Whistler

John Grisham

Sex, Lies & Serious Money

Stuart Woods

The Obsidian Chamber

Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

Escape Clause

John Sandford

Small Great Things

Jodi Picoult

Order to Kill

Vince Flynn

Winter Storms

Elin Hilderbrand

Two by Two

Nicholas Sparks


Harlan Coben

Razor Girl

Carl Hiaasen

Here I Am

Jonathan Safran Foer

Apprentice in Death

J. D. Robb


James Patterson

Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines and Habits of Billionaires, Icons and World-Class Performers

Timothy Ferris

Cooking for Jeffrey: A Barefoot ContessaCookbook

Ina Garten

Appetites: A Cookbook

Anthony Bourdain

The Magnolia Story

Chip and Joanna Gaines

Born to Run

Bruce Springsteen

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

Amy Schumer

Pinkalicious and Planet Pink

Victoria Kann

The Gutsy Girl: Escapades For Your Life of Adventure

Caroline Paul

Diary of a Minecraft Zombie, Book 5

Death Weavers

Brandon Mull

The Apprentice's Quest

Erin Hunter

Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11)

Jeff Kinney

Tales form a Not-so-friendly Frenemy (Dork Diaries #11)

Rachel Renee Russell

The Hammer of Thor (Magnus Chase #2)

Rick Riordan

The Fever Code (Maze Runner #5)

James Dashner

The Way I Used To Be

Amber Smith

A Tyranny of Petticoats

A Study in Charlotte

Brittany Cavallaro

Snow Job

Charles Benoit

The Lifeboat Clique

Kathy Parks

The Leaving Season

Cat Jordan

Into the Dim

Janet Taylor

The Great Hunt

Wendy Higgins

The Forbidden Orchid

Sharon Biggs Waller

The Blood Passage

Heather Demetrios

The Hammer of Thor (Magnus Chase #2)

Rick Riordan

The Fever Code (Maze Runner #5)

James Dashner