Genealogists, historians, and anyone researching their family history has been eagerly awaiting the release of the 1950 Census data! Because of the "72-Year Rule," The National Archives does not release personally identifiable information about an individual until 72 years after it was collected. The long wait is finally over and this valuable information is now available to search online through HeritageQuest!
Teen animeFEST returns to Sahara West Library on Saturday, October 1, and we want YOU to design this year’s logo! Submit your best logo design and your artwork could be featured in all of the Library District's Teen animeFEST 2022 promotional materials in our 25 branches, on our website, and on our social media channels. This contest is open to all teens in grades 6-12 and runs from July 1 - August 31, 2022. Share your creativity with the community in celebration of our annual anime & manga convention for teens!
The readers of Las Vegas Weekly have made their voices heard and voted the Library District Art Galleries as “Best of Vegas!” These annual awards recognize and celebrate the Las Vegas Valley’s most praiseworthy in food & drink, arts & entertainment, nightlife, sports, and more. We are honored to have our 15 unique art galleries featured.
The Library District now offers you even more FREE access to your favorite comic books & graphic novels with Comics Plus! This awesome online resource gives you unlimited access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from a variety of publishers that include Dark Horse Comics, Kodansha, and Tokyo Pop — all FREE with your library card. Every title on Comics Plus is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, which you can instantly access on your computer, tablet, or phone with no waitlists or monthly limits. Get started today!
Join the Library District’s Kelvin Watson & 100 Black Men of Las Vegas for a Summer Reading Series Featuring the Award-Winning Novel The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District has teamed up with 100 Black Men of Las Vegas (100 BMLV) for a summer reading series featuring the award-winning, New York Times Best-Selling novel The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. Library District Executive Director Kelvin Watson will kick off the series with an introductory discussion on June 15 from 3 - 5 p.m. at Sahara West Library, which will include light refreshments.
Celebrate National Pride Month 2022 at the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District with FREE events & programs for all ages, plus recommended LGBTQIA+ titles from our collection!
Music lovers, the Library District has FREE concerts happening all month long that you don’t want to miss! Enjoy unforgettable live performances from dynamic jazz and mariachi bands, a modern one-man band, accomplished acoustic acts, classically trained vocalists and full chamber orchestras — we’ve got something for everyone to enjoy during #MusicMay! Plus, you can also use your FREE library card to instantly stream all your favorite music with our online resources that are available anytime, anywhere.
Each May is Asian American & Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month in the United States, celebrating the diverse voices, histories, perspectives, and experiences of the AANHPI community, and honoring their significant and meaningful contributions to the history of the country. In addition to the Library District’s FREE AANHPI Heritage Month events and programs happening in our branches this year, here’s a selection of what you can check out from our vast collection, as well as educational and entertaining online resources that you can browse 24/7 with your FREE library card!
We are dedicating this special day to share our appreciation for you, our valued customers! Stop by your favorite library branch anytime on Tuesday, April 26, to participate in activities, receive special giveaways, and celebrate with us. We will have giveaways happening all day such as gift cards, stickers, gift baskets, and more at every branch, so be sure to visit as many as you can for more opportunities to win!
National Library Week (April 3 - 9, 2022) is a celebration of our nation's public libraries and the countless contributions of dedicated library workers. It’s also a chance to promote library awareness and public support, and possibly win $100! Introduced in 1958, National Library Week is observed each April and is sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA), which honors all types of libraries – school, public, academic, and special libraries. So much knowledge are in these capable hands!