This site-generated response to the Grotto at Sahara West Library creates a subtle light change, in an already strong architectural environment, by referencing and reflecting the existing desert surrounding. Pasha Rafat is a professor of art and coordinator of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas photography program. He teaches interdisciplinary courses in alternative photography, Intermedia…
Shirley MacLaine and Dean Martin on Fremont Street
By LVCCLD_CamilleAugust 30, 2018
Shirley MacLaine and Dean Martin make their grand entrance on Fremont Street to the premiere of the original Ocean’s 11 in 1960. Fun fact: The film's end scene features the Rat Pack cast members walking past the Sands Hotel marquee, which lists them as headliners…
What Was Liberace’s Nickname?
By LVCCLD_CamilleAugust 23, 2018
One of Las Vegas’ most famous resident performers, Liberace, signs autographs at the Dunes Hotel and Casino, where he regularly performed with his showgirls. During the height of his fame in the 1950-70s, Liberace was the highest-paid entertainer in the word. Do you remember his famous nickname? Hint: It starts with “Mr.…
Tip of the Week: How to Find What’s Coming Soon
By LVCCLD_CamilleAugust 15, 2018
Get our tips and best practices for navigating the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Website!
#ThrowbackThursday: A Summer Day on the Strip
By LVCCLD_CamilleAugust 14, 2018
There’s nothing like spending a hot summer day lounging by a pool on the Strip! Check out this glamorous pool scene at the Riviera Hotel circa the 1950s. Where are your favorite pools to visit in Las Vegas? Let us know in the comments…
Tip of the Week: Accessing eResources
By LVCCLD_CamilleAugust 14, 2018
Get our tips and best practices for navigating the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District website and accessing hundreds of free online resources using your library card.
Let LVCCLD Help You Get Back to School!
By LVCCLD_CamilleAugust 13, 2018
In the midst of scrambling for school supplies, scheduling haircuts and realizing that the kids somehow outgrew everything they wore last school year, we are here for you. Year-round, the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District provides a vast array of free resources for students, from live or online homework help, to book recommendations for young readers.
Tip of the Week: Exploring My Library Dashboard
By LVCCLD_CamilleAugust 7, 2018
When you need to see your library holds, pay fines, track your reading (and more), you go to My Library Dashboard on the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District website. This website tip of the week shows you how to navigate it to easily find what you are looking for.
Watch 150+ Full-Length Classes from Legendary Instructors on Great Courses!
By LVCCLD_CamilleAugust 3, 2018
You can now watch over 150 popular full-length courses covering many topics like health, history, science, and language arts with your LVCCLD library card! Learn from distinguished and legendary instructors, such as Arthur T. Benjamin, Joel Satrore, and Robert Greenberg, all on Gale's Great Courses! FEATURES Unlimited access via RBdigital No commercials New courses added…
What Is America’s Favorite Novel? Cast Your Vote with The Great American Read!
By LVCCLD_CamilleAugust 2, 2018
Are you more a fan of Harry Potter, or Lord of the Rings? The Picture of Dorian Gray, or The Pilgrim's Progress? PBS is calling on you to help select America's most-beloved novel from a list of 100, now through October during The Great American Read. From September 11 through October 16, PBS will air…
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