Archive for February, 2012
The Digital Bookmobile, an immersive download experience inside a 74-foot, high-tech tractor-trailer, will roll into town on Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Windmill Library. Anyone who takes a tour of the Digital Bookmobile will receive an entry into a drawing for a chance to win a Sony eReader. For more information, check out the video below, visit our website or call 507-6300.
You can take advantage of the download service now when you visit our eMedia Catalog. We offer downloadable music and videos, and eBooks and eAudiobooks for use on a PC or Mac computer and popular mobile devices such as a Smartphone, MP3 player, and eBook readers like the Barnes & Noble® Nook™ and Sony® Reader. You can also download popular and classic eBooks to a Kindle device or any mobile device running the free Kindle app, such as iPhone®, iPad®, Android™, and more. At the end of the lending period, titles will automatically expire and are returned to the digital collection. No late fees or damaged items!
Our CALL program (Computer Assisted Literacy in Libraries), will host a Coffee Chat at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 27, 2012, at the West Las Vegas Library to introduce local residents to Project EASE (Educational Assistance to Support Employability).
Potential students will have the opportunity to ask questions, review the teaching materials, meet other students, as well as the people who will help them accomplish their educational or employment goals. (more…)
Join us for free career workshops with PJ Sheldon, local author of Career Strategies for Success. Learn the secrets of how company job screeners, human resources departments and corporate executives make their decisions for selection a candidate to fill a position. (more…)
The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District art galleries offer a variety of exhibits throughout the year expressing the diversity of local, regional and national artists. Exhibits range from ceramic sculpture to black and white photography; from the fine art of quilts to original art from published children’s books.
Gallery exhibits are free and open to the public, and can be viewed at our urban branches from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Hours for outlying branches vary. For more information, visit our website.
All Las Vegas-Clark County Library District branches will be closed on Monday, February 20 for Presidents Day. They will reopen at their usual times on Tuesday, February 21.
Ever wonder what those square bar code-looking things are for? Those are QR (Quick Response) Codes, and they act like a shortcut for your Smartphone to take you to websites, contact information, videos and much more. Check out the Interactive PDF below and take a short tour to see how you can access QR codes on library materials.