Don't miss the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District's Dog Man Escape Room at West Charleston Library on Saturday, September 25, and Sunday, September 26, 2021!
In celebration of Library Card Sign Up Month, the 2021 National Teacher of the Year, Juliana Urtubey, encourages all students to sign up for their free Las Vegas-Clark County library card to enjoy access to hundreds of online resources and tools for school success to help them throughout the school year! Take the #GetCarded Challenge during Library Card Sign Up Month through September 30, 2021 and enter our giveaway for a chance to win your own #GetCarded t-shirt!
Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Head of Collections & Bibliographic Services Head Rebecca Colbert gives us her current favorites in fiction & non-fiction for the beach, the mountains, the backyard, or wherever you're enjoying your summer days!
In addition to the full collection of eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines available through the Libby app by OverDrive, you will now be able to discover and access new streaming video services for free! This feature is available under the new Extras menu, and the best part is that this streaming content does not count against your monthly borrowing limit in Libby. You can find out more about these provided services and how to instantly access them from your smartphone or tablet below:
Want to win even more awesome Summer Challenge prizes? Enter our Social Media Giveaway, happening now through June 1! Share photos of your progress and get a chance to win BONUS prizes from the Vegas Golden Knights, Las Vegas Lights FC, and more. Check out all the cool prizes you can win and learn how you can earn additional entries each day just by posting to social media.
Nevada Humanities has announced the book selections for its statewide 2021 Nevada Reads program featuring two memoirs—Miracle Country: A Memoir by Kendra Atleework, and World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments by Aimee Nezhukumatathil. Both eBooks are available to Las Vegas-Clark County Library District cardholders now with no waiting on OverDrive through the end of April!
National Library Week (April 4 - 10, 2021) is a time to celebrate our nation's libraries, library workers' contributions and promote library use and support. First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and observed in libraries across the country each April. All types of libraries - school, public, academic and special - participate.
Resilience is the capacity to bounce back, to pick yourself up from even the deepest depths and put one foot in front of the other. Resilience is an invaluable skill that sets you up for a lifetime of success. Your library carries hundreds of self-help books on building and repairing the inner self, to help you rebound from illness, job loss, a bad break-up, and most difficult of all, the loss of a loved one. Ready to turn on your own resilience? Try these guides for practical advice.
In partnership with AARP, the Library District is proud to provide free tax assistance to Southern Nevada residents over the age of 18 this season. Due to increased safety measures and COVID-19 restrictions, tax assistance sessions are limited and by appointment only. AARP has set up dedicated appointment phone numbers for each library location. Please listen carefully to the pre-recorded message as each appointment phone number has site-specific instructions and timelines. Please leave a message and calls will be returned in the order they were received.
It’s Official! The Employ NV Business Hub is “open for businesses," inside the Sahara West Library. The new Employ NV Business Hub offers support, guidance, training and financial services to local employers and small businesses. This 2,650 square-foot employer-focused center is located near the library’s Art Gallery. Among the workforce development staff stationed at the business hub are two “Business Services Ambassadors.” The ambassadors are the “concierges” to all of the services available through the business hub and the public workforce development system.