Featured May Programs at the Library

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The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District will offer a variety of programs throughout the month of March. Highlights of the month include: Michael McClure Writing WorkshopLas Vegas Stories: The Rancho High School RiotsTeen animeFESTNevada JobConnect Outreach for Veterans and NonveteransAsian Flowers Festival MarketplaceLas Vegas Kaminari TaikoSpring Valley Library Job FairThe Luca Ciarla QuartetMusic of China: Li Lin Hong Chinese Music Ensemble and many more.

See the press release below for more featured programs, or see all Library District programs here.

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April 18, 2016 at 11:48 am Leave a comment

Love Your Library? Tell a Friend! April 2016

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The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District and DISCOVERY Children’s Museum have teamed up to present “Love your Library? Tell a Friend!,” a library card sign-up campaign that begins Friday, April 1 through Saturday, April 30, 2016.

Just sign up for a free library card during the month of April, or if you already have a library card, Like Us on Facebook, and be automatically entered to earn a chance to win the Grand Prize of a DISCOVERY Children’s Museum gift basket, which includes a Family Level 4 membership.

KIDS11Library patrons who already have a library card and want to visit DISCOVERY Children’s Museum will receive an exclusive discount admission price of $3 off per person and children under one are free. Simply show your LVCCLD library card at the DISCOVERY Children’s Museum Visitor Services Desk to receive the exclusive discount beginning April 1 through April 30, 2016 only.

A library card allows free access to a collection of more than several million items of books, magazines, downloadables, CDs and DVDs, as well as online access to an array of information. Teens and children have access to online homework help offering a wealth of free resources designed to assist kids with their daily school assignments.

Getting a free library card is easy. Just stop by any Las Vegas-Clark County Library District branch to fill out an application or apply online at http://www.lvccld.org.

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March 29, 2016 at 11:27 am Leave a comment

Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Marks Second Year of “Food for Thought” Program

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Get overdue fines and fees waived by donating canned or packaged food.

The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District is teaming up with Three Square Food Bank, for its “Food for Thought,” a month-long library community food drive, beginning Friday, April 1 through Saturday, April 30.

The program is a unique way to clear unpaid fines and build community by donating food to those in need. All donations collected will go to the Three Square Food Bank.

For each consumable, non-perishable, unopened, canned or packaged food item a patron brings in to the library, the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District will waive up to $2 in fines. There is no limit to the dollar amount that can be waived. Donations will also be accepted from anyone wishing to contribute. Food donations may not be used to pay for lost or damaged materials or give future credit based upon contributions.

Stop by any of the Library District’s 25 convenient branches to take advantage of this offer. Clear your fines, help the less fortunate and see what’s new at your Library.

The Library has a collection of 2.3 million items of books, magazines, downloadables, CDs, DVDs, as well as online access to an array of information. Teens and children have access to online homework help offering a wealth of free resources designed to assist kids in elementary, middle and high school with their daily school assignments.

Help us celebrate National Library Week, April 10-16! Visit your nearest library branch to find out more about what the library has to offer. For more information, call 702.734.READ or visit lvccld.org.

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March 9, 2016 at 11:53 am Leave a comment

Featured April Programs at the Library

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The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District will offer a variety of programs throughout the month of March. Highlights of the month include: Savvy Seniors Scam Prevention Series: Carpet and Maid Service ScamsLas Vegas Stories: Fishnets and Feathers – Donn Arden and the Las Vegas Production ShowHow the CARE Act Helps When Your Loved One Is HospitalizedSilent Waterfalls: A Gospel Stage PlayHiking Las VegasDesert Author Series: An Evening with Karen HaidNational Poetry Month: Super Poetry SamplerAnnual Spring Rose ShowRedefining Romance: On Writing and Publishing Sex, Love and EmotionsEl Dia de los Ninos/El Dia de los Libros Festival and many more.

See the press release below for more featured programs, or see all Library District programs here.

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March 9, 2016 at 11:42 am Leave a comment

Featured March Programs at the Library

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The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District will offer a variety of programs throughout the month of March. Highlights of the month include: Peter Fletcher in Concert, Meet Author Kathryn Gibbs DavisLas Vegas Stories: Changing the Game – Women at Work in Las Vegas17,000FT: A Story of RebirthGuitar Basics 101Spring Fling Book FairSpring Love with Ziba ShiraziGrowing Tomatoes in Terrible Dirt and Desert HeatHiking Las VegasOLDTIMERS: The Musical and much more.

See the press release below for more featured programs, or see all Library District programs here.

Press Release PDF

February 26, 2016 at 10:58 am Leave a comment

Teen Tech Week 2016

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This year’s theme encourages teens to extend learning beyond the classroom where you can explore, create and share content. From makerspaces and fun with crafts to digital production, your library lets you express yourself and connect with others who share your interests.

Teen Tech Week is a national initiative designed to celebrate technology and help you learn how to use technology ethically and safely. You’ll have fun at these programs, too!

Teen Tech Week Retro Tech Museum
Do you know what an 8-track is? Or a PalmPilot? In honor of Teen Tech Week, see if you can correctly identify a variety of items that were once considered high technology.
Sunday, March 6 through Saturday, March 12
Rainbow Library | 3150 N. Buffalo Dr. | 702.507.3712

Emoji Marble Magnets and Buttons
Emojis! In magnet and button form!
Sunday, March 6 at 4 p.m.
Las Vegas Library | 833 Las Vegas Blvd. N. | 702.507.3549
Monday, March 7 at 4 p.m.
West Charleston Library | 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. | 702.507.3947
Wednesday, March 9 at 4 p.m.
Whitney Library | 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. | 702.507.4015
Thursday, March 10 at 3:30 p.m.
Spring Valley Library | 4280 S. Jones Blvd. | 702.507.3823
Thursday, March 10 at 4 p.m.
Enterprise Library | 25 E. Shelbourne Ave. | 702.507.3764
Friday, March 11 at 4 p.m.
Rainbow Library | 3150 N. Buffalo Dr. | 702.507.3712
Friday, March 11 at 4 p.m.
Sahara West Library | 9600 W. Sahara Ave. | 702.507.3644

Comic Create
Decorate your wall and head with cool comic book creations.
Monday, March 7 at 4 p.m.
Whitney Library | 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. | 702.507.4015

LED Day
Learn how to make a fun project that lights up using LEDs.
Tuesday, March 8 at 3 p.m.
Centennial Hills Library | 6711 N. Buffalo Dr. | 702.507.6114

Plastic Egg Terrarium
Give your space a lil’ life with a miniature plastic egg terrarium.
Tuesday, March 8 at 3 p.m.
Clark County Library | 1401 E. Flamingo Rd. | 702.507.3436
Thursday, March 10 at 4 p.m.
Sahara West Library | 9600 W. Sahara Ave. | 702.507.3644
Friday, March 11 at 4 p.m.
Windmill Library | 7060 W. Windmill Ln. | 702.507.6041

Music Jam Session
Join our informal jam session and create songs with your friends. Bring your own instrument if you have one!
Tuesday, March 8 at 3 p.m.
Mesquite Library | 121 W. First North St., Mesquite | 702.346.5224

Paper Collages on Canvas
Compose a work of art by combining elements not usually associated onto a canvas board.
Tuesday, March 8 at 3:30 p.m.
Bunkerville Library | 150 W. Virgin St. | 702.346.5238
Thursday, March 10 at 4 p.m.
West Charleston Library | 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. | 702.507.3947

Teen Tech Week: DJ @ Your Library
Mix and scratch your favorite songs with our DJ equipment!
Tuesday, March 8, Wednesday, March 9 and Thursday, March 10 at 4 p.m.
West Las Vegas Library | 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. | 702.507.3983

Teen Tech Week Takeover: DIY Headgear and Comic Create
Use old shirts to make a slouchy beanie or a headband and then decorate your wall and head with cool comic book creations.
Tuesday, March 8 at 4:30 p.m.
Las Vegas Library | 833 Las Vegas Blvd. N. | 702.507.3549

Crazy Marble Run
Unleash your creative and strategic technical skills using paper towel tubes and marbles.
Wednesday, March 9 at 3:30 p.m.
Mesquite Library | 121 W. First North St., Mesquite | 702.346.5224

Teen Tech Week Minecraft LAN Party
Bring your friends and join us for some Minecraft gaming on our laptops!
Wednesday, March 9 at 4 p.m.
Summerlin Library | 1771 Inner Circle Dr. | 702.507.3865

Super Smash Bros. Tournament 
Celebrate Teen Tech Week by testing your skills in this Super Smash Bros. for Wii U tournament. Grades 6-12. No entrance fee. Prizes will be awarded for top finishers.
Wednesday, March 9 at 4 p.m.
Sunrise Library | 5400 Harris Ave. | 702.507.3905

Comic Marshmallow Mash
Using marshmallows, design and build your favorite comic character.
Thursday, March 10 at 3 p.m.
Mesquite Library | 121 W. First North St., Mesquite | 702.346.5224

Make it at Your Library Teen Lock-in
Experience our mini-makerspace in honor of Teen Tech Week. We will have several different stations where you can use your maker skills. Refreshments will be provided. Registration required.
Friday, March 11 at 5:45 p.m.
Clark County Library | 1401 E. Flamingo Rd. | 702.507.3436

Electro Cards
Brighten someone’s day with a DIY LED electro card.
Saturday, March 12 at 3:30 p.m.
Spring Valley Library | 4280 S. Jones Blvd. | 702.507.3823

Programs are free and open to the public. For more information, please call the library branch.

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February 25, 2016 at 11:16 am Leave a comment

Featured February Programs at the Library

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The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District will offer a variety of programs throughout the month of February. Highlights of the month include: Las Vegas Stories: The Misunderstood Legend of the Moulin RougeSpring into GardeningMedicare Information SessionUNLV Jazz Concert Series: UNLV Jazz EnsembleAging with a Healthy BrainCrochet for BeginnersOba: The Poetic StorytellerScrapbook Workshop and much more.

See the press release below for more featured programs, or see all Library District programs here.

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February 3, 2016 at 12:09 pm Leave a comment

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