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All Washoe County Libraries are closed to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Limited hold pickup service is available. Most library services will be unavailable Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

 

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Spanish Springs Library

Tuesday & Thursday: 10:00 am-2:00 pm

 

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. Our building is based on a Native American hogan dwelling and is octagonal in shape with open spaces set off by a 64-foot ceiling over the atrium. You'll find comfortable seating, over 40 public access/internet computers, a tech bar, and children’s STEAM toys and computers. It is truly a destination for the entire family. Features include meeting rooms that can be reserved online, a drive-through service point to pick up and drop off materials, a self-service coffee bar, 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 and STEAM play area. Twelve public computers (five internet computers, an adult station so parents and children can work side by side, and six children’s games computers) and a family restroom complete this family friendly space.

The Teen Zone is a unique space designed for teens to get their homework done and socialize with one another. It offers monthly teen projects and has board games, whiteboards, eight public access computers, and plenty of comfortable seating for group study and projects.

Programs for all ages are offered, including Story Times and Toddler Times, guest speakers, monthly showings of newly released movies, craft programs, book discussion, art exhibitions, computer coding classes, virtual reality programs, and more! Seasonal offerings include free tax help and early voting.

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

The E.L. Cord community meeting rooms provide space for groups to meet, both during library hours and after the library is closed.

Self-serve features include express check-out, the ability to pick up holds, downloadable e-book and audio-book demonstration stations, a tech bar with six devices, a public fax machine, a flatbed scanner, and automated computer sign-ups. Wireless internet access and printing are also available as well as laptop locks and study rooms.

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

As part of 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 are also available.

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

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