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Computers & Technology

Basic Skills Classes

Washoe County Library System offers basic computer skills classes at several locations.  Classes are offered in weekly series that build on the skills learned at previous classes.  Learn how to use a mouse, use Microsoft Windows, create an email account, browse the Internet, and find and evaluate information.  Reservations are required.  To check availability and reserve a spot, please call Downtown Reno Library Reference at 775-327-8312.

Basic skills tutorials are available free from GCF LearnFree.org.

Tech Cafés

Washoe County Library System offers one-on-one assistance with mobile devices at several library branches.  Please contact your branch for more information. Tech Cafés can help you with any questions you have about your mobile device, including accessing downloadable e-books and audiobooks. Bring your device and your questions!

Beyond the Basics

If you have basic computer skills, tutorials are available on a wide variety of software platforms through lynda.com. Click here to access your free lynda.com subscription with your Washoe County Library card.

Public Computers

Washoe County Library System offers public computer access to everyone. Computers are offered on a first come, first served basis and may be reserved with a library card or guest pass. Public computer stations are available at all branches.

WiFi

The library's public wireless network is available at most library branches, with 24/7 access available outside of the building. Currently, WiFi is not offered at the Verdi Community Library or the Duncan-Traner Community Library.  To access the Library's WiFi when in range, connect your device to the Public-WC network.

Printing & Copying

Black-and-white and color printing and copying are available at all branches.  WiFi printing from laptops is available at the Downtown Reno, Incline Village, Sierra View, Spanish Springs, and Sparks Libraries.  All printing and copying is charged at 25¢ per page.

Scanning & Faxing

Scanners are available for public use at most library branches, free of charge. Public fax service is also available at most library branches.  Local and toll-free faxes are free; you will need a pre-paid calling card to use the fax service for long-distance numbers.

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The Last of August

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We're All Wonders

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Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven adventure

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James Patterson

The Width of the World (Vega Jane #3)

David Baldacci

The Dark Prophecy - The Trials of Apollo #2

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The Women in the Castle

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The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley

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Vicious Circle

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The Wanderers

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Eggshells

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The Cutthroat

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The Stranger in the Woods

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Say Nothing

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The Hearts of Men

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From This Day

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Bone Box

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Banana Cream Pie Murder

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Setting Free the Kites

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We Were the Lucky Ones

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The Spy

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The Princess Diarist

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Moonglow

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Night School

Lee Child

Heartbreak Hotel

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Gilded Cage

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The Chilbury Ladies' Choir

Jennifer Ryan

Revelation

Robert B. Parker

My Not So Perfect Life

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Garden of Lamentations

Deborah Crombie

Echoes in Death

J.D. Robb

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Danielle Steel

All Our Wrong Todays

Elan Mastai

Power Game

Christine Feehan

Clownfish Blues

Tim Dorsey

The Mistress

Danielle Steel

Below the Belt

Stuart Woods

Curtain of Death

W.E.B. Griffin

True Faith and Allegiance

Tom Clancy

Babylon's Ashes

James S.A. Corey

The Whole Town's Talking

Fannie Flagg

Cross the Line

James Patterson

Turbo Twenty-three

Janet Evanovich

Odessa Sea

Clive Cussler

No Man's Land

David Baldacci

Chaos: A Scarpetta Novel

Patricia Cornwell

This Was a Man

Jeffrey ARcher

The 15th Affair

James Patterson

The Wrong Side of Goodbye

Michael Connelly

Norse Mythology

Neil Gaiman

Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines and Habits of Billionaires, Icons and World-Class Performers

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We're All Wonders

R. J. Palacio

Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven adventure

Brandon Mull

Middle School: Escape to Australia

James Patterson

The Width of the World (Vega Jane #3)

David Baldacci

Pinkalicious and Planet Pink

Victoria Kann

The Gutsy Girl: Escapades For Your Life of Adventure

Caroline Paul

Diary of a Minecraft Zombie, Book 5

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Brandon Mull

The Apprentice's Quest

Erin Hunter

The Dark Prophecy - The Trials of Apollo #2

Rick Riordan

Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11)

Jeff Kinney

A Court of Wings and Ruin

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Laini Taylor

Stranger Than Fanfiction

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The Last of August

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King's Cage

Victoria Aveyard

The Way I Used To Be

Amber Smith

A Tyranny of Petticoats

A Study in Charlotte

Brittany Cavallaro

Snow Job

Charles Benoit

The Lifeboat Clique

Kathy Parks

The Leaving Season

Cat Jordan

Into the Dim

Janet Taylor

The Great Hunt

Wendy Higgins

The Forbidden Orchid

Sharon Biggs Waller

The Blood Passage

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