Donor Spotlight- Leon Graczyk

The Foundation would like to offer sincerest thanks to Doree Graczyk. Doree recently donated a beautiful globe to the Spring Valley Library in honor of her  husband, Leon Graczyk. We asked Doree of her favorite memories of Leon. She shared with us that " He would pick up auto books every two or three weeks…
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Thank you for your support!

The Foundation would like to thank our wonderful donors for their support in 2018! Thanks to all of you, we have been able to bring some incredible new projects to the Library District- here are some of our favorites: After school tutoring Career Online High School Raising Las Vegas Vroom Best Buy Teen Tech Center…
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KTNV Channel 13: 13 Days and Knights of Giving – A beloved library volunteer losing his vision

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — In the two years Ivan Medina spent as a library volunteer, he made a big impact. “You were always on time, you were very reliable and responsible," said Jorge Carmona, a library manager who nominated Medina for the 13 Days and Knights of Giving. Today, the 25-year-old is no longer able…
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Tom and Bonnie Lawyer West Las Vegas Library Scholar Awards

Seven local students received scholar awards at the West Las Vegas Library for their exceptional academic achievements and civic contributions. Ricardo Avelar, Alexandria Blanch, Margarita Gallegos, Juan Gonzales, D'Vonye Jackson, Diana Manriquez, and Emmily Paniagua each received a Tom and Bonnie Lawyer West Las Vegas Scholar Award presented by Tom Lawyer, board member of the…
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Foundation raises $2 million for Mesquite Library Construction

The Mesquite Library Campus held its grand opening on Thursday, May 31, 2018 with thousands of residents in attendance. The Library Campus has two buildings that will support the next generation of free public library services and partnerships in the community. Construction on the new building started April 2017. Racing against escalating construction costs in…
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Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Foundation Awarded $2,000 from the Scripps Howard Foundation

Las Vegas, NV (December, 2017) - The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Foundation has been awarded $2,000 from the Scripps Howard Foundation in support of Raising Las Vegas, an initiative aimed at raising the quality of child care and the number of pre-school opportunities available in our community. Raising Las Vegas was started in 2016 as the…
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