Downtown Reno Library elevator repair
The Downtown Reno Library has reopened. Due to ongoing construction, elevator access is currently not available. Computers and restrooms are available on the main level for patrons who are unable to use the stairs, and staff can assist with retrieving materials from other levels.

 

 

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What to Read Next

The Washoe County Library offers several ways to help you to discover new books. You can search our catalog for new releases, participate in a book group, or sign up for a newsletter.

Reading Recommendations

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Check out the What to Read page of our catalog for lists of recomended titles. You can find new releases, popular titles, books by genre, and more. 

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NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus preview imageNoveList Plus allows you to search or browse to find books that match your reading interests. NoveList Plus content is also available when using the library's online catalog.

  • Search for books or topics
  • Find author and title read-alikes
  • Sign in to save books and lists to your folder
  • NoveList recommendations are also built into the catalog

Go To NoveList Plus

 

Sign up for a newsletter

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  • Receive monthly emails notifying you of recent releases in the genres that interest you.
  • Select from more than 20 newsletters in several fiction and non-fiction categories as well as DVD and audiobook new releases.

Sign Up For a Newsletter

 

Library Catalog & Libby

libbylogo.pngWhen using the library catalog or Libby/OverDrive, you can get reading recommendations right where you are. Just search for a book you like, and you find more books to try.

Go To the Library Catalog

  • In Libby when you find a book you like, go to the bottom of the page to find recommended ebooks, audiobooks, and read-alikes.
  • Click on a book to read more about it and get more recommendations.

Go To Digital Catalog

 

First Chapter Friday & Book Hook First Chapter Friday

Check out First Chapter Friday to hear the opening of a book read by one of our staff members, or get a quick review and summary with Book Hook. Most titles are geared toward kids or young adults. Visit our Facebook page for the latest, or click one of the buttons below to see older installments.

First Chapter Friday   Book Hook

 

Print

The Wall Street Journal

Full access to the most recent issues of the Journal

Libby

Our digital collection features thousands of titles you can access with Libby

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

Mango Languages

Easy access to language learning . More than 72 languages offered.

LinkedIn Learning

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

Libby

Our digital collection features thousands of titles you can access with Libby

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

Brainfuse HelpNow

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

Explora

Research resources and tools for students and teachers

STEAM

Science, technology, engineering, and art resources

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.

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