Las Vegas Review-Journal: Clark County Libraries’ American Girl Dolls Teach History

As Alexa and her sister Olivia shyly played among peers at Windmill Library on a recent Thursday, they clung tightly to two American Girl dolls clothed in garments from bygone eras. “This made their day,” their mother, Meghan Plackemeier, said. “We didn’t know this program existed. We were here for story time for my youngest…
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Las Vegas Review-Journal: Las Vegas Valley libraries offer cool refuges from heat

With temperatures in the Las Vegas Valley expected to stay just below record highs through the rest of the week, the library district is offering kids a way to beat the heat that might even be good for their brains. The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District has summer programs available for children up to 17…
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Las Vegas Review-Journal: Las Vegas artist lets chance lead the way in latest show

They look like dyed fried eggs, or multicolored avocados cut in half, or artistic representations of cell drawings from grade-school science class. But for all their seeming simplicity, the paintings featured in Las Vegas artist Jerry Misko’s latest exhibition actually are the complicated result of random chance and rolls of dice operating within a set…
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Las Vegas Now: American Girl Dolls available at Clark County Libraries to check out

A new grant gifted program is allowing parents to check out an American Girl doll at Clark County libraries. The grant helped the libraries buy non-traditional items, and they chose American Girl dolls. Each doll comes with a book, illustrating a specific time period. All 25 Clark County library branches have at least one doll…
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KTNV Channel 13: You can now check out an American Girl doll at several Clark County Libraries

You can now check out an American Girl doll at several Clark County libraries thanks to a new grant gifted program. Right now, 19 of the 25 libraries across the county have stocked their shelves with different American Girl dolls, and the toys have already proven to live up to their popularity. Read more from…
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KXNT 840 AM: Library District Announces New Toy Lending Program Featuring Dolls

LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - When you think public library, most don't think about dolls. The Clark County Library District is thinking about dolls. The importance of play in childhood has become widely understood as a key building block to learning. Children come to understand the world through play and toys are crucial to this process…
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