WASHOE COUNTY IS RESPONDING TO COVID-19
All Washoe County Libraries are closed to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Limited hold pickup service is available.

 

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Community Resources

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
A voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada
Food pantry, dining room, and other resources, including immigration law services.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
One of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services. Their website provides some of the most accurate and up-to-date information about COVID-19.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Agency whose mission is to protect consumers from unfair, deceptive, or abusive practice. See their website for information about mortgage forbearance.

Children's Cabinet
Public/private cooperative effort that offers services and resources that address unmet needs. Site offers information on free meal providers, utility assistance, and other services.

COVID-19 Washoe
The Regional Information Center’s dedicated pandemic website. Read government statements, see statistics, find testing locations, and more.

Food Bank of Northern Nevada
The Food Bank of Northern Nevada provides emergency food services to families through a network of more than 145 partner agencies.

Greater Reno Area 3D Face Shield Drive
A coalition of volunteers producing personal protective equipment for front line workers. Visit to donate, volunteer, or request equipment.

Meals on Wheels
Find Meals on Wheels providers in the Reno-Sparks area. Search by ZIP code.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
National network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Nevada 2-1-1
A program of the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, Nevada 2-1-1 connects Nevadans with the services they need, including housing, food, and mental health.

Nevada Health Response
Information about the State of Nevada's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

NevadaCAN
Focused on maintaining the quality of life for the nearly half-a-million homebound elders in Nevada, NevadaCAN helps keep elders safe from exposure to coronavirus, while ensuring they are well-supplied, have access to medical and social services, and remain free from isolation.

Northern Nevada Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous
Find schedules for Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, both in-personal and online.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
SNAP general information from the Nevada State Division of Welfare and Supportive Services.

United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra
United Way supports the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community. Visit their site to find resources and to donate to the UWNNS Emergency Assistance Fund.

Washoe County Health District
The COVID-19 page of the Washoe County Health District, which has jurisdiction over all public health matters in Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County.

Washoe Hands
Request financial assistance, or deliveries of groceries and personal protective equipment.

Washoe County School District
Find information about school closures, distance learning, meal programs, and more.

World Health Organization
The WHO direct international health in the United Nations' system and leads global health response. Find advice for dealing with COVID-19 for both health workers and the public.

Print

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

Virtual Story Time

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

OverDrive Ebooks and Audiobooks

Our main digital collection, with thousands of ebooks and audiobooks

Teaching at Home

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

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.

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.

RBdigital

Más de 200 revistas que puede leer, y hasta descargar, en su computadora, teléfono o tableta.

OverDrive

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

The New York Times

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

Mango

Aprenda inglés en línea con cursos completos y películas para ayudarle a aprender.

HelpNow

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