KLAS 8 News Now: National Library Week: Librarians’ role continues to evolve in the age of digital

LAS VEGAS - We're more than halfway through National Library Week: The annual celebration highlights the role libraries along with its staff have in our communities.  Librarians’ job continues to evolve in the digital age. "It's not just storytimes anymore. It's meaningful connections," said Joanna Goodard, a librarian at the Windmill Library. Goodard has worked…
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U.S. News & World Report: Small Nevada Town Community Center Is More Than Cultural Hub

LAS VEGAS (AP) — About an hour drive south of Las Vegas, under a seemingly endless sky over a landscape void of much but Joshua trees and cactus, Searchlight rises out of the Mojave Desert. The old mining town and childhood residence of former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid is home to about 530 residents, many…
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KLAS 8 News Now: Library District holds its annual ‘Food For Thought’ drive

LAS VEGAS - Every year in April, The Library District holds its Food for Thought food drive to benefit Three Square Food Bank. The community is invited to visit any of the District’s 25 branches to donate packaged food items. Each item will get rid of outstanding library fees, such as overdue books, DVDs or…
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Las Vegas Newswire: Enjoy Las Vegas History in All Its Colorful Glory

Classic Las Vegas of decades ago — glamorous and vibrating with excitement — seems like it could only have been captured and remembered in a rainbow burst of brilliant color, matching the city’s thrilling vibe. Yet much of it wasn’t — chronicled instead in black and white photos. Newspapers in the 1950s and ’60s did…
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NevadaBusiness.com: More than 1,000 Southern Nevadans Gain Access to Employment Opportunities & Job Training at Library Based One-Stop Career Centers

More than 1,000 Southern Nevadans who may not have had access to critical employment assistance and job training, now have availability to new career opportunities thanks to a groundbreaking partnership between Workforce Connections’ One-Stop Career Centers and local library districts. The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, which is Workforce Connections’ first and largest library district…
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