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In celebration of GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender) Month and the many contributions and achievements of the GLBT community, we will hold our 5th Annual Over the Rainbow Art Competition in June. This juried art competition exhibit encourages teen and adult artists to participate in showcasing creativity in the visual arts. (more…)
Robin Jay and John Assaraf will be speaking at our first Small Business Expo on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sahara West Library. Watch the following videos to learn more about these dynamic speakers.
We will be hosting our first Small Business Expo on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sahara West Library! Join guest speakers: Robin Jay, a Las Vegas-based motivational speaker and a business relationship expert, who has been featured internationally on BBC, MSNBC-TV, Newsweek, CNN, The New York Times and more; San Francisco-based entrepreneur, author and blogger Ben Casnoscha, who was named “one of America’s best young entrepreneurs” by BusinessWeek; and John Assaraf, who has appeared on Larry King Live, Anderson Cooper 360 and The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and is an author of two bestselling books, Having It All and The Answer. Local author and leadership coach Christine Ferguson will moderate.
This event is designed to give attendees access to vendors with information and expertise to take their business to the next step. Gain valuable insight by networking with business experts, explore topics of marketing, funding and licensing. Panel discussions will provide information about starting and funding a small business, followed by a questions and answer session.
Free admission and open to the public. For more information, call 507-3631 or visit our website.
Join us for the Nevada debut of “8,” a play chronicling the federal trial for marriage equality on Friday, May 10 at 7 p.m. at the Clark County Library. Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, who penned the Academy Award-winning feature film Milk and the film J. Edgar, based “8” on the actual words of the trial transcripts, first-hand observations of the courtroom drama and interviews with the plaintiffs and their families.
The play “8″ is based on the court case Perry vs. Schwarzenegger, which sought to overturn Proposition 8, the ballot initiative banning same-sex marriage in California. The case is now known as Perry vs. Brown. (more…)
El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) is a national celebration of children, families and books and we are celebrating with stories, songs, crafts, games and more! (more…)
Hey teens! Immerse yourself in art this Spring Break! We are offering art workshops for teens 11 to 18 years old at seven library branches throughout the valley on Monday, March 25, Tuesday, March 26, and Wednesday, March 27, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Each day, each branch will offer a hands-on learning experience, from the art of New Zealand Maori native people to Japanese Bamboo traditional water color painting to Tibetan sand mandalas on velour paper to creating figure sculpture from wire. (more…)
The Digital Bookmobile, an immersive download experience inside a 74-foot, high-tech tractor-trailer, is pulling into the Summerlin Library on Monday, March 25, and the Clark County Library on Tuesday, March 26. Both events are from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (more…)
Join us as we celebrate Teen Tech Week March 10-16, 2013, bringing awareness to the various technologies available at your local library. Teen Tech Week is a national initiative designed to celebrate technology and to make teens, educators, parents and other concerned adults aware that libraries are filled with eBooks, audiobooks, music and movies to games, databases, homework help and more.
For more information on all the free Teen Tech Week programs, visit the Library’s website or call 734-READ. Support provided by the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Foundation.
Youth from preschool through teens are encouraged to explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and how they relate to the world around us, at any of our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programs. All of these programs are free and open to the public. (more…)
The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District and Prestige Travel have teamed up to host a Sweetheart Travel Fair on Wednesday, February 13 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Boulevard.
Tour the branch to learn about popular destinations through the various resources your library has to offer. Get tips from travel representatives during their presentations and at their travel stations on destinations such as Hawaii, Disneyland and Disney World, and cruising the Caribbean, South Pacific, Panama Canal and more.
Enjoy live dance performances by the Ethnic Express International Folk Dancing Club of Las Vegas at 4 p.m. and 5 p.m., and the Scottish Country Dance at 5:15 p.m. There will be drawings for prizes and refreshments.
Free and open to the public. For more information, please call 507-3821.