Have you ever wondered about your family’s ancestral roots? What were their countries or regions of origin? What undiscovered branches of your family tree are waiting to be uncovered? The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District can help you find the answers to these questions and more with free genealogical research tools, the newest of which is the in-library version of Ancestry.com, Ancestry Library Edition!
One of the most popular shows at the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, the Swing It! Girls return with their smooth-as-silk harmonies and boss band, just in time for Veterans Day. Their show pays homage to the vintage USO-style shows that are still wildly popular today. Don't miss seeing them perform live at the Windmill Library on Sunday, October 13, 2019.
Classical musician, TƎSSAH presents “Ego” a very special concert she is debuting at Windmill Library on October 13, 2019. She has lived and performed in Macau, London, and throughout Canada and the Bahamas, but Las Vegas is her home. She has performed across the Las Vegas Valley, including at UNLV’s esteemed Artemus Ham and Doc Rando Concert Halls. TƎSSAH is eager to make a bold artistic statement in her hometown.
Seffarine will perform at the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District with two concerts in September 2019 at West Charleston Library and Clark County Library. Seffarine's international blend of sounds features soulful Moroccan singer Lamiae Naki and flamenco guitarist/oud player Nat Hulskamp. Seffarine's concert will include a selection of their original songs, sung in Arabic, Farsi, Spanish, and French as well as some examples of the traditional music of Morocco, Iran, and Gypsy flamenco.
If you want to relive the legendary Las Vegas performances of Nat King Cole or Billy Eckstine, head over to the Summerlin or Windmill Libraries to catch Elijah Rock, a performer who’s keeping that vintage Vegas glitz and glamour alive and well for new generations to fall in love with. Elijah brings star power in his back-to-back engagements, that are both not to be missed!
The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District is committed to helping families affected by incarceration. This article from Julia Lazareck, President of Friends and Family of Incarcerated Persons (FFIP) is a valuable resource for what's freely available to the community.
Visually and emotionally striking photography by Christopher J. Brandstetter showcasing Detroit schools, homes, and other abandoned buildings in decay. August 29 – November 3, 2019 Monday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM Tuesday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM Wednesday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM Thursday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM Friday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM Saturday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM Sunday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM…
Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 - October 15 with a variety of enriching programs, events, and resources that will be available to you from the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District!
Las Vegas Weekly's 2019 Best of Vegas Awards were announced on July 25, 2019, and the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District won two awards! Whitney Library's Comics and Coffee was awarded "Best Geeky Meetup," and the Library District won Readers' Choice for "Best Art Destination"!