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Due to the temporary closure of the Stupak Community Center from Thursday, September 1 – Monday, September 5, the Meadows Library will be closed and will reopen on Tuesday, September 6 at 11 a.m.
Notice: On Tuesday, September 6 - Friday, September 9, the 2-hour adult computers in the Computer Center and the
1-hour adult computers at Reference will be unavailable at the Clark County Library. The Computer Center will be relocated to the 2nd floor and will house all adult computers along with photocopier, scanner, and Fax 24 services. Anticipated opening is Saturday, September 10.
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Library Closures: September 5, Labor Day

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At a Glance (FY 14-15)

LVCCLD At a Glance
  • 14.9 million: Books and other materials checked out
  • 6.3 million: Visits to the branches
  • 2.6 million: Number of items in the collection – almost 20 times the number of slot machines in Las Vegas
  • 1.8 million: Computer use
  • 17,750: Library-sponsored and community programs
  • 598,954: Children and adult program attendance
  • 40,587: Volunteer hours

Service Area

LVCCLD Service Area
  • City of Las Vegas and most of Clark County except for North Las Vegas, Boulder City and Henderson.
  • Serves 1.5 million people over 8,000 square miles—larger than the state of Connecticut.




Governance and Funding

LVCCLD Governance and Funding
  • Is an independent government agency and is not part of Las Vegas city government or the Clark County government.
  • Operations are overseen by a ten-member Board of Trustees, five appointed by the Clark County Commission and five appointed by the Las Vegas City Council.
  • The Board appoints the Library’s Executive Director and has the authority to make policies and approve the budget for the programs, activities and services the branches provide.
  • Regular Board of Trustees meetings are held the second Thursday of each month and are open to the public.
  • Funding is primarily from property taxes and consolidated sales tax.


  • 302 full-time and 393 part-time staff.
  • Staff includes 91 professional librarians with MLIS degrees (Master of Library and Information Science).
  • Remaining staff are professionals and support staff in Administration, Public Services, Marketing, the Business Office, Development, Human Resources, General Services and Information Technology.



LVCCLD Facilities
  • The West Charleston Library includes a Health Science Library that provides consumer health information for the public.
  • Includes 13 urban libraries, 11 outlying libraries and one outreach library.
  • Larger libraries offer meeting rooms, conference rooms, children's storyrooms and art galleries.
  • Clark County, Summerlin, West Charleston, West Las Vegas, Whitney and Windmill Libraries have performing arts centers.