WASHOE COUNTY IS RESPONDING TO COVID-19
Book drops will be unavailable at the Downtown Reno, Sierra View, Spanish Springs, and Incline Village Libraries March 1-5 for automated book drop installation. Additional hours begin the week of March 1 at several locations. Hold pickup resumes at the North Valleys Library on March 3.

 

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Washoe County Library System's 2020 Summer Reading Program is Going Virtual!

Program Runs June 1 - July 31, 2020.

Washoe County Library System Introduces New Instant Digital Library Card

Getting a Library card just got faster and easier.

Washoe County Library System Responds to COVID-19

All Washoe County Library System locations are closed until further notice.

Washoe County Library System Seeks Community Support for Early Literacy

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

Downtown Reno Library Closed: Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Closed For Required Maintenance Repairs.

Libraries Struggle With Rising Cost of E-Books

The Washoe County Library Director explains how recent changes in e-publishing are affecting libraries.

UNR Performing Art Series Presents: Take 3 on November 6, 2019

Downtown Reno Library Hosts Free UNR Performing Arts Program.

Food For Fines Is Back! November 1 - 30, 2019

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

Help Support National Friends of Libraries Week: October 20 - 26, 2019

Become a Member of Friends of Washoe County Library Today!

Washoe County Libraries Closed In Honor of Nevada Day

All Libraries Closed on Friday, October 25, 2019.

Northwest Reno Library Hosts African American History Events: October 2 and October 9

Learn More About African American History at These Informative Programs

Downtown Reno Library Closed: October 7 - 11, 2019

Closed For Construction Improvements.

Banned Books Week: Censorship Leaves Us In The Dark, September 22 - 28, 2019

Keep The Light On! Read A Banned Book!

September is Library Card Sign-up Month

Get Yours Today!

Incline Village Library Expands Open Hours

New Hours Go Into Effect on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

Downtown Reno Library Closed: August 26 - 30, 2019

Closed For Construction Improvements.

All Washoe County Libraries Closed in Honor of Labor Day

All Libraries Closed Monday, September 2, 2019.

Washoe County Library System Receives National Recognition

Programming Awards Won for The QUAD: Makerspace and Kids Café: Free Summer Meals Program

All Washoe County Libraries Closed On Independence Day Holiday

All Washoe County Libraries Closed Thursday, July 4, 2019.

A Universe of Stories: Summer Reading Program 2019

Sign-ups begin Saturday, June 1!

Libraries Partner With Food Bank of Northern Nevada, June 10 - August 11, 2019

Providing Free Meals To Kids This Summer!

Library Board Approves New Convenient Hours

New Hours at the Duncan/Traner Community and Incline Village Libraries.

All Washoe County Libraries Closed in Honor of Memorial Day

All Libraries Closed Monday, May 27, 2019.

Open Recruitment Begins for Washoe County Library System's Board of Trustees

Applications accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019.

Washoe County Library System Hosts a Grand Reopening Celebration: May 17, 2019

Come and See the Downtown Reno Library's Newly Renovated Children's Section.

Washoe County Library System Holds Staff Development Day, May 16, 2019

Most Libraries Will Open At 2 p.m.

Downtown Reno Library Closed: May 2 - 4, 2019

Closed For Construction Improvements.

Enjoy a Special TED Session ... FREE @ your library®

The Downtown Reno Library Will Stream Session 3 of the TED2019 Conference: Thursday, April 25, 2019.

Downtown Reno Library Closed: April 13 - 16, 2019

Closed For Construction Improvements.

Celebrate National Library Week: April 7 – 13, 2019

Help the Washoe County Library System Celebrate the 2019 Theme: "Libraries = Strong Communities"

Spring Family Estate Planning Workshop Series Offered At Sierra View Library

Learn How to Take Charge of Your Own Money and Estate.

Food For Fines Is Back! April 1 - 30, 2019

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

Join The Reno 1868 FC Soccer Stars!

Sparks Library Hosts Special Soccer Themed Story Time, Thursday, March 28, 2019.

Downtown Reno Library to Remain Closed Through the Weekend

Closed For Construction Improvements.

Washoe County Library brings its Collection to Amazon

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

Downtown Reno Library Turns 50

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

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Libby/OverDrive

Our main digital collection, with thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines

The New York Times

Complimentary digital access to The New York Times

Reading Challenges

Participate in all our reading challenges with the Beanstack app

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

Lynda.com

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

Computer Skills Center

Video courses to learn popular software and computer basics

1,000 Miles Project

The first-hand account of a 1914 prospecting trip across Nevada provides an engaging way to study history

WorldBook Online

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

TumbleBook Library

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

Virtual Story Time

Washoe County Library story times, right in your home, every day

Libby/OverDrive

Our main digital collection, with thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines

Teaching at Home

Help your child's education continue even when the schools are closed

1,000 Miles Project

The first-hand account of a 1914 prospecting trip across Nevada provides an engaging way to study history

WorldBook Online

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

Teaching at Home

Help your child's education continue even when the schools are closed

Brainfuse HelpNow

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

Explora

Research resources and tools for students and teachers

Virtual Story Time

Washoe County Library story times, right in your home, every day

STEAM

Science, technology, engineering, and art resources

Reopening Plan

See our plan for a safe, responsible reopening of our physical locations

Language Learning

Learn a new language with these resources provided by the library or available free-of-charge on the internet

Teaching at Home

Help your child's education continue even when the schools are closed

Family Engagement and Literacy

Cultural and educational resources for kids of all ages

Get a Card

Sign up for an instant digital card to get access to all our online resources.

Community Resources

Resources and support during the coronavirus outbreak

Back to Work Nevada

Links to resume help, unemployment insurance, and business loan providers

Apps and Tools

Many of our most popular resources have apps for easy use on mobile devices.

TumbleBiblioteca

Disfrute de más de 50 libros, libros de dibujos, y libros con audio para niños de todas las edades.

Referencia Latina

Texto completo cubre una amplia gama de temas dentro y fuera de la academia.

OverDrive

Colección de libros electrónicos y audiolibros descargables en inglés o español y revistas.

The New York Times

Acceso gratuito en línea al New York Times, tanto de forma remota como en la biblioteca.

HelpNow

Tutoría en vivo en español o inglés está disponible con Brainfuse HelpNow