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Help Support National Friends of Libraries Week: Oct. 21 - 27, 2018

Become a Member of Friends of Washoe County Library Today!

Washoe County Libraries Closed for Nevada Day Holiday

All libraries closed Friday, October 26; Downtown Reno and Spanish Springs Libraries also closed on Thursday, October 25, 2018.

Washoe County Library System Celebrates Teen Read Week, October 7 - 13, 2018

The 2018 theme, "It's Written in the Stars: READ!"

Fall Story Stroll Offered At Davis Creek Regional Park, September 22 - October 6

Hear an Original Story by Local Elementary Students in a Beautiful Outdoor Setting.

Sierra View Library Hosts Fall Family Estate Planning Series

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

Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read, September 23 - 29, 2018

Words Have Power! Read A Banned Book Today!

All Washoe County Libraries Closed On Labor Day Holiday: Monday, September 3, 2018

North Valleys Library is also closed on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.

Washoe County Library System Launches New Makerspace

The QUAD Makerspace opens August 19, 2018 at the Downtown Reno Library.

Enjoy Musical Sounds of Will Parker: July - August, 2018

Music for Kids Ages 1 - 100 at Your Library!

Washoe County Library System Offers Services Dedicated To Our Educators

New Educator Library Cards and Library System Open Houses Offered, July - September, 2018.

Libraries Partner With Food Bank of Northern Nevada, June 12 - August 5

Providing Free Meals To Kids This Summer!

Mad Science Traveling Laboratory Present: Sounds Like Science, June 25 - July 1

Get Tuned-In to Learning with Exciting Demonstrations and Experiments!

Celebrate Navy Week At Your Library!

See Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technicians or the Navy Band Southwest.

Downtown Reno Library Will Not Be Closed On Thursday, May 24.

Open For Regular Hours.

Libraries Rock: Summer Reading Program 2018

Sign-ups beginning today, May 15; Program begins June 1.

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

Applications accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2018.

Washoe County Library System Offers Spring Fixit Clinics

Have Something That’s Been Lying Around The House Broken? We Can Help!

Washoe County Library System Holds Staff Development Day, May 17.

Most Libraries Will Open at 2 p.m.

Candidate Forums Held At The Downtown Reno Library.

Speak Youth To Power! Forums Offered This May.

Washoe County Library System Launches Technology Survey

Community Input Requested Through the Month of April 2018.

New Idea Boxes Unveiled At The Spanish Springs Library, March 25

Fun, Interactive Idea Box Faire!

Food for Fines Is Back! April 1 - April 30, 2018

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

Job Opening For Librarian I

Job Alert - Librarian I - Open Competitive/Countywide Promotional Recruitment

Come See The Dog Pound Crew!

Touring Young B-Boying Dancers At This Exciting Free Program in March.

Want To Learn How To Become A DJ?

Join Us Every Wednesday In March At The Duncan/Traner Community Library!

Spring Family Estate Planning Workshop Series Offered At Sierra View Library

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

Washoe County Libraries Closed For Presidents' Day Holiday, February 19.

North Valleys Library Branch Also Closed on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

Enjoy TEDx FREE…@ your library®

The Downtown Reno Library Will Livestream TEDxUniversityofNevada, Saturday, January 27, 2018.

Free Radon Programs Offered At Several Local Libraries

Learn About Radon in Washoe County.

Washoe County Library System Strategic Plan, 2018-2020

Approved and Adopted by the Library Board of Trustees.

All Washoe County Libraries Closed on Monday, January 15

Libraries Closed In Honor Of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday

All Washoe County Libraries Closed on January 1, 2018

Wishing Everyone a Wonderful New Year!

Chill Out and Read: Winter Reading Program, Dec. 15 - Jan. 15

Kick Off Winter by Signing Up Today!

All Washoe County Libraries Closed on Christmas Day, December 25, 2017

Washoe County Library invites you to help us celebrate the season with us.

Washoe County Library System Celebrates the Season!

Join us in December for several great holiday programs.

Washoe County Library Seeks Community Sponsors for Early Literacy

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

All Libraries Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving and Family Day Holidays

All Washoe County Libraries Closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24.

All Libraries Closed In Honor Of Veterans Day Holiday, November 10 - 11

All Washoe County Libraries Will Be Closed In Honor Of The Veterans Day Holiday on Friday, November 10, 2017 and Saturday, November 11, 2017.

Food for Fines Is Back! November 1 - November 30

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

Help Support National Friends of Libraries Week, October 15 – 21, 2017

Become a Member of Friends of Washoe County Library Today!

Washoe County Library System Offers Community Scanning Day, October 23, 2017

Celebrate Family History Month this October at the Sparks Library.

All Washoe County Libraries Closed In Observance of Nevada Day Holiday: Friday, October 27, 2017

Downtown Reno and Spanish Springs Libraries Closed on Thursday, October 26, 2017.

Washoe County Library System Hosts Adoption Programs: November 1 and 8, 2017

The Adoption Exchange Presents Two Adoption Training Classes.

All Washoe County Libraries Will Be Closed On October, 18, 2017.

Closed For Staff Professional Development Day.

Free Museum Passes with Washoe County Library System and Discover and GO!

Your ticket to worlds of adventure, learning and fun!

Washoe County Library System Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual, September 26 - 30, 2017

Fall Financial Series Offered At Sierra View Library

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

September is Library Card Sign-up Month

Get Yours Today!

Washoe County Library System Identifies Possible Traces of Bed Bugs

All Potential Materials Are Heat Treated For Elimination.

All Washoe County Libraries Closed On Labor Day, September 4, 2017.

North Valleys Library Is Also Closed on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read, September 24 - 30, 2017

Words Have Power. Read A Banned Book Today!

All Washoe County Libraries are out of eclipse glasses!

Make Science Fun with the Great American Eclipse.

Library Night with the Reno Aces, August 21, 2017

One Lucky Young Reader Will Throw Out the First Pitch!

All Washoe County Libraries Closed On Independence Day Holiday

All Washoe County Libraries Closed Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

Mad Science Traveling Laboratory Present: Fire and Ice, July 10 - 16

Be Dazzled While Interacting With Mad Scientists.

Learn To Code At The Library!

Washoe County Library System Offers Fun Ways To Learn Computer Programming.

Washoe Reads: The Orphan Master’s Son, June 30 – September 14, 2017

Washoe County Library System Celebrates a Community-Wide Read!

The Biggest Little Bug Adventure with Nevada Bugs and Butterflies

Discover Nevada’s amazing arthropods during this hands-on summer long program.

The Amazing Little Old Man and the Search for the Bluebird of Happiness

Presented by Izzi Tooinsky at Various Library Locations in June.

Build a Better World: Summer Reading Program 2017

Kick off summer by signing up today!

Library Board of Trustees Approve New Convenient Hours

New Permanent Hours at the Verdi Community Library and Nature Center and Temporary Summer Hours at the Duncan/Traner Community Library.

All Washoe County Libraries Closed May 29 for Memorial Day

All Libraries Closed Monday, May 29, 2017; North Valleys Library Also Closed On Tuesday, May 30, 2017.

Build a Better World: Summer Reading Program 2017

Sign up beginning May 15; Program begins June 1.

Washoe County Library System Holds Staff Development Day, May 18

Most Libraries Will Open at 2 p.m.

In-Tune Tales Trio Perform at Downtown Reno Library, May 14

Traditional Folk Tales and Modern Storybook Classics Come Alive!

Libraries Celebrate Older Americans Month, May 2017

Free programs offered throughout the month.

Great Basin Young Chautauqua May 13 - June 3

Come out and see these great performers at your library.

Entrepreneurs Need Data! April 24

Free Seminar on finding sales leads, marketing trends and more using free library resources.

PLARNit Project: Learn About Creative Ways to Reuse Plastic Grocery Bags

A fun hands on program focused on helping to save the environment.

See Magician Larry Wilson April 14 - June 10

Local Magician Returns With Mind-Blowing Magic Program.

Global Heat Present: Rhymes and Beats April 10 - April 15, 2017

Interactive hip hop performance with touring artists Global Heat.

Food for Fines Is Back! April 1 - April 30, 2017

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

Brain Awareness Events At Several Locations March 12-23

Are you aware of your brain? Here's a program for all you brainiacs!

Helene Berr: A Stolen Life - March 1 through April 30, 2017

Washoe County Library System is proud to host this traveling exhibit from Mémorial de la Shoah in Paris.

Library banned this book ... you won't believe what happened next!

With the explosion of Information sources on the internet, it is more important than ever to brush up on your media literacy skills.

Washoe County Library System Holds Staff Development Day

Most Libraries Will Open at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2017

All Washoe County Libraries Closed for Presidents' Day Holiday

All Libraries Closed Monday, February, 20, 2017; North Valleys Library Also Closed On Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

You Can't Eat Freedom: Struggles for Social Justice After the Civil Rights Movement

Join UNR Professor Greta de Jong at one of four free programs.

Friends of Washoe County Library Donate $125,000

Donation Acknowledged at the January 18, 2017 Library Board of Trustees Meeting.

North Valleys Library Open House - January 25, 2017

Please Join Us To Celebrate the Newly Renovated North Valleys Library.

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!

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The Storyteller

Traci Chee

Pulp

Robin Talley

The Lying Woods

Ashley Elston

Skyward

Brandon Sanderson

Little White Lies

Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix

Julie C. Dao

Girls of Paper and Fire

Natasha Ngan

Archenemies

Marissa Meyer

Girls on the Line

Jennie Liu

Kingdom of Ash

Sarah Maas

Dry

Neal Shusterman

The Crimes of Grindelwald

J.K. Rowling

Sleep, My Bunny

Rosemary Wells

Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow

Jessica Townsend

All Right Already!

Jory John

The Raging Storm

Erin Hunter

Little Dreamers

Vashti Harrison

Inkling

Kenneth Oppel

Flashback

Shannon Messenger

Children of Jubilee

Margaret Peterson Haddix

The Meltdown

Jeff Kinney

Wrath of the Dragon King

Brandon Mull

Lu

Jason Reynolds

Oath of Office

Marc Cameron

Kingdom of the Blind

Louise Penny

Hazards of Time Travel

Joyce Carol Oates

Blood Feud

Mike Lupica

Acid for the Children

Flea

The Other Miss Bridgerton

Julia Quinn

Master of His Fate

Barbara Taylor Bradford

Homeward Hound

Rita Mae Brown

Fire & Blood

George R.R. Martin

Beauchamp Hall

Danielle Steel

Target

James Patterson

Thanks a Thousand

A.J. Jacobs

The Sky-Blue Wolves

S.M. Stirling

The Shadows We Hide

Allen Eskens

Quarterback

John Feinstein

Out of the Maze

Spencer Johnson

Night of Miracles

Elizabeth Berg

Look Alive Twenty-five

Janet Evanovich

Long Road To Mercy

David Baldacci

Limetown

Jack Akers

Let's Go, So We Can Get Back

Jeff Tweedy

Becoming

Michelle Obama

The Allies

Winston Groom

You Don't Own Me

Mary Higgins Clark

Sea of Greed

Clive Cussler

A Pocketful of Crows

Joanne Harris

Nine Perfect Strangers

Liane Moriarty

My One and Only Duke

Grace Burrowes

In the Galway Silence

Ken Bruen

In Extremis

Lindsey Hilsum

Homebody

Joanna Gaines

Heads You Win

Jeffrey Archer

Forever and a Day

Anthony Horowitz

The Feral Detective

Jonathan Lethem

Did You Just Eat That?

Paul Dawson

The Colors of All the Cattle

Alexander McCall Smith

A Christmas Revelation

Anne Perry

Past Tense

Lee Child

Elevation

Stephen King

Dark Sacred Night

Michael Connelly

Whole30 Slow Cooker

Melissa Hartwig

Vendetta

Iris Johansen

The Reckoning

John Grisham

Not Quite Over You

Susan Mallery

The Mamba Mentality

Kobe Bryant

Cook Like a Pro

Ina Garten

When We Were Young

Karen Kingsbury

Unsheltered

Barbara Kingsolver

Shell Game

Sara Paretsky

Every Breath

Nicholas Sparks

Desperate Measures

Stuart Woods

The Witch Elm

Tana French

Winter in Paradise

Elin Hilderbrand

The Next Person You Meet In Heaven

Mitch Albom

Killing Commendatore

Haruki Murakami

Holy Ghost

John Sandford

The Clockmaker's Daughter

Kate Morton

Ambush

James Patterson

War of the Wolf

Bernard Cornwell

Street Freaks

Terry Brooks

A Spark of Light

Jodi Picoult

Red Moon

Kim Stanley Robinson

An Easy Death

Charlaine Harris

Dragon's Code

Gig McCaffrey

The Dead Ringer

M.C. Beaton

Consumed

J.R. Ward

Blood Communion

Anne Rice

Alaskan Holiday

Debbie Macomber

Transcription

Kate Atkinson

Christmas Cake Murder

Joanne Fluke

A Willing Murder

Jude Devereaux

Time's Convert

Deborah Harkness

Dark Tide Rising

Anne Perry

Button Man

Andrew Gross

Shadow Tyrants

Clive Cussler

Katerina

James Frey

The Forbidden Door

Dean Koontz

Colorblind

Reed Farrel Coleman

Juror #3

James Patterson

Timeless

R.A. Salvatore

Sea Prayer

Khaled Hosseini

Salvation

Peter F. Hamilton

Leverage in Death

J.D. Robb

John Woman

Walter Mosley

In His Father's Footsteps

Danielle Steel

Field of Bones

Judith Jance

Dark Sentinel

Christine Feehan

Walking Shadows

Faye Kellerman

Safe and Sound

Fern Michaels

The Mystery of Three Quarters

Sophie Hannah

Pieces of Her

Karin Slaughter

Desolation Mountain

William Kent Krueger

Feared

Lisa Scottoline

Texas Ranger

James Patterson

The Washington Decree

Jussi Adler-Olsen

Toucan Keep a Secret

Donna Andrews

Tailspin

Sandra Brown

Serpentine

Laurell K. Hamilton

The Prisoner in the Castle

Susan Elia MacNeal

The Money Shot

Stuart Woods

The Middleman

Olen Steinhauer

The Library Book

Susan Orlean

In the Hurricane's Eye

Nathaniel Philbrick

Impeachment

Jon Meacham

Brief Answers to the Big Questions

Stephen Hawking

My Squirrel Days

Ellie Kemper

Dare To Lead

Brene Brown

The Greatest Love Story Ever Told

Nick Offerman

The Fifth Risk

Michael Lewis

Whiskey in a Teacup

Reese Witherspoon

This is the Day

Tim Tebow

Rising Out of Hatred

Eli Saslow

Leadership

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Killing the SS

Bill O'Reilly

Accessory to War

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Small Fry

Lisa Brennan-Jobs

How Do We Look

Mary Beard

The Coddling of the American Mind

Jonathan Haidt

The Tangled Tree

David Quammen

How Schools Work

Arne Duncah

Fly Girls

Keith O'Brien

THe Snowy Nap

Jan Brett

Land of Stories

Chris Colfer

Carmela Full of Wishes

Matt de la Peña

The Genius Experiment

James Patterson

The Wall in the Middle of the Book

Jon Agee

Spy School Goes South

Stuart Gibbs

A Map of Days

Ransom Riggs

Louisiana's Way Home

Kate DiCamillo

I Lost My Tooth

Mo Willems

The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare

Shannon Hale

A Parade of Elephants

Kevin Henkes

Big Nate Goes Bananas

Lincoln Peirce

The Alphabet Book With No Pictures

B.J. Novak

Saving Winslow

Sharon Creech

Unbelievably Boring Bart

James Patterson

Wings of Fire

Tui Sutherland

How Do Dinosaurs Learn To Read

Jane Yolen

The Exile's Hunter

Erin Hunter

A Dog Named Doug

Karma Wilson

Tales From a Not-So-Happy Birthday

Rachel Renee Russell

The Itchy Book

Mo Willems

The Nerdiest, Wimpiest, Dorkiest Ifunny Ever

James Patterson

Pete the Kitty and the Groovy Playdate

James Dean

Llama Llama Loves to Read

Anna Dewdney

The Last

Katherine Applegate

The Burning Maze

Rick Riordan

Muse of Nightmares

Laini Taylor

A Blade So BLack

L.L. McKinney

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

Hank Green

Wildcard

Marie Lu

Imposters

Scott Westerfeld

Two Dark Reigns

Kendare Blake

People Kill People

Ellen Hopkins

The Emerald Sea

Richelle Mead

A Reaper at the Gates

Yahir Sabaa

Neverworld Wake

Marisha Pessl

Legendary

Stephanie Garber

War Storm

Victoria Aveyard

A Court of Frost and Starlight

Sarah Maas

Leah on the Offbeat

Becky Albertalli

The Fates Divide

Veronica Roth

Stormcaster

Cinda Williams Chima