All Libraries Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
All Washoe County Library locations are closed on Monday, January 16, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. The North Valleys Library will be closed on Tuesday, January 17.

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Community Raises Over $20,000 for Early Literacy

The Inaugural Give the Gift of Reading Campaign is a Huge Success, raising needed funds for children's books.

Incline Village Library Closed Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Incline Village Library Branch will remain closed on Wednesday, January 11, 2017.

All Washoe County Libraries Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday

All Libraries Closed Monday, January 16, 2017; North Valleys Library Also Closed On Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

Incline Village Library Will Remain Closed-Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Incline Village Library Branch will remain closed on Wednesday, January 11, 2017.

All Washoe County Libraries Closed Monday January 9

Due to flooding in the region, all Washoe County offices, including all libraries, will be closed on Monday, January 9. We anticipate all locations will resume regular hours on Tuesday.

Free Radon Programs Offered At Several Local Washoe County Libraries

January Is National Radon Action Month.

All Washoe County Libraries Closed in Observance of New Year Holiday

Closed on Sunday, January 1, 2017 and Monday, January 2, 2017.

Free Holiday Music Programs Offered at Several Washoe County Libraries

Come See The Grinch and the Erika Paul Trio.

All Washoe County Libraries Closed for Christmas Holiday

Closed on Sunday, December 25 and Monday, December 26.

Washoe County Library System Holds Staff Development Day

Most Libraries Will Open at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 15, 2016

New Hours Begin January 2 at 5 Locations

Overdue fines on most children’s materials also eliminated.

All Libraries Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving and Family Day Holidays

All Washoe County Libraries Closed on Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25.

Washoe County Library Charity of the Night: December 1, Reno Bighorns Game

Please Buy a Ticket and Help the Library Raise Funds for Early Literacy.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting Today - November 16, 2016

Saint Mary’s Health Network is donating $3,500 to the North Valleys Library Renovation Project.

Washoe County Library Seeks Community Sponsors for Early Literacy

Give the Gift of Reading: Children’s Early Literacy Fundraising Campaign

Galleries and Displays - November 2016

Visit Washoe County Library's Art Galleries this month.

Libraries Closed In Observance of Veterans Day

All Washoe County Libraries Closed in Observance of Veterans Day on Friday, November 11, 2016.

Food for Fines Is Back! November 1 – November 30

Help feed the hungry while you take care of your overdue fines.

The North Valleys Library is Getting a Makeover

Services at the library will be suspended November 15 - December 27 while the library undergoes renovations.

BodyVox and Amphion String Quartet performance of Cosmosis

Washoe County Library Hosts Performing Arts Series.

Library Director Presents Annual Report

The report was presented at a joint meeting of the Board of County Commissioners and Library Board of Trustees.

County Commissioners Approve Proclamation

Friends of Washoe County Library Recognized at the October 18, 2016 Board Meeting.

Libraries Closed In Observance of Nevada Day Holiday

All Washoe County Libraries Closed in Observance of Nevada Day on Friday, October 28, 2016.

What is Pokémon GO, and how does it work?

Imagine that, parallel to our own world, there is a world full of fantastical creatures. What would you do? Would you become their friend? Would you collect them? Would you train them to protect you and fight for you? You can do all that and more in Pokémon GO!

Washoe County Library System Hosts Julie Fowlis

Award Winning Gaelic Music Singer

Nevada Author of the 2016 NV Reads Book Grind

Washoe County Libraries host local author Mark Maynard.

Make it: Spooktacular Spellbook Craft

Did you miss the fun at the Sparks Library? Make your own spooktacular spellbook craft!

30 Reasons to Have a Library Card

September was Library Card Sign-Up Month. All month long, we shared ways your library card can improve your life - from saving you time and money, to surviving a zombie apocalypse.

North Valleys Library Undergoes Renovations.

Washoe County Library launches crowdfunding campaign.

Banned Books Week September 25 - October 1

Washoe County Library System Celebrates the Freedom to Read.

All Washoe County Library Branches Support Early Literacy Program

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten promotes reading to newborns, infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

Galleries and Displays - September 2016

Visit Washoe County Library's Art Galleries this month.

R. Carlos Nakai: Native American Flute

Don't miss the world’s premier performer of the Native American flute at a free library performance.

Fall Hours at Duncan Traner Library to begin August 8

Now that school will be starting up, library will be open three afternoons a week.

Galleries and Displays - July 2016

Galleries and displays in Washoe County Library System for July, 2016.

*Update* OPEN @12:15 pm: Incline Village Library closed for the remainder of the day

This unplanned closure is due to a malfunctioning alarm. Toddler Time will still take place at 11:15 in the library's garden.

Books and Boards with Hubble Skateboards

Drop in to the library to check out this summer reading program with presentations throughout July.

Third Annual Reno Mini Maker Faire July 9th

Make, create, craft, DIY, recycle, build, think, play and be inspired by celebrating arts, crafts, engineering, food, music, science and technology.

Special Summer Hours for Duncan/Traner Community Library Starts June 13

Washoe County Library, City of Reno and Washoe County School District partner to open doors more hours.

Coding For Beginners Camp

Wondering what to do with the kids this summer? Build STEM skills at the library

Early June Special Library Programs

From authors and Summer Reading to STEM and STEAM programs, there is something for everyone.

Washoe County Library brings its Collection to Amazon

With a new browser extension, the library now comes to you.

Summer Reading Program Starts June 1 ... Signup Today!

On your mark, get set ... read!

Downtown Reno Library Turns 50

Some might say she doesn't look a day over 29!


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