Enjoy the Library from Home – Library District Closure


Pandemic precautionary measures taken to protect library staff & customers

Reopening with full library services scheduled for January 4, 2021

The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District will temporarily close its 25 branches and Curbside Pick-Up services beginning Wednesday, December 16, 2020, and anticipates reopening with full services on Monday, January 4, 2021.  The Library District is taking this proactive measure to do its part in helping to stem the increasing spread of the COVID-19 virus across the Las Vegas Valley.

Free WiFi remains available in all Library District parking lots. Customers can return all books and materials at library branch book drops during the closure. Fines for late items will be waived.

“Closing our libraries is a difficult decision, as our mission is to serve the public, particularly during these challenging times,” said Fred James, acting executive director of the Library District. “We have closely followed the governor’s guidelines to remain open and provide much-needed services, such as student tutoring and distance learning programs, and career support services for those who may be looking for a job. However, with the escalating infection rate, we feel it is imperative that we temporarily close, out of an abundance of caution for our most vulnerable employees and customers.”

The Library District plans to reopen its doors in time for the start of school on January 4, 2021. This will be contingent upon any future directives from the governor’s office.

Always Open Online. We are here to serve you 24/7 on LVCCLD.org, where we encourage you to stream and download hundreds of free materials. Enjoy entertaining and educational library programs at YouTube.com/TheLibraryDistrict. And let’s start a conversation by following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, leaving a review or comment on our website, or sending us your questions at Ask@LVCCLD.org. We look forward to hearing from you!

Let Us Entertain You. With a vast array of FREE digital download and streaming services available to all Library District cardholders, you can enjoy endless entertainment opportunities from the comfort of home. If you don't currently have a library card with us yet, you can #GetCarded with our new digital eCard by clicking here!

Tools for School Success. Year-round, the Library District provides a vast array of FREE online resources and learning tools for students in grades K-12, from virtual tutoring and homework help, to book recommendations for young readers. All you'll need to access these resources is your free LVCCLD library card!

Get Job Ready with These Free Employment Online Resources. Did you know that the Library District provides all library cardholders free employment assistance online resources that you can access right from the comfort of your home? Due to COVID-19, many Southern Nevadans have found themselves unemployed or furloughed until local businesses are allowed to re-open. During this time, you can use your free library card to access our online resources that will help you navigate this trying time by providing digital tools to help you learn new skills and enhance your resume.

Shop the Library District Foundation Bookstores on Amazon. This year we invite you to stay home, shop, and enjoy unbeatable deals on gently used items from our bookstores while still supporting the expansion of resources and programs, as all sales benefit the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District.

Find Something You Love. Take time to browse our vast digital collections and online resources … it’s all there for you at LVCCLD.org, opens a new window. In the meantime, let’s continue to learn, connect, create, and grow together online until we reopen.

Be well friends!

We’re here for you!

Enjoy the library 24/7 online. Here’s how:

  • Watch virtual storytimes and online events at YouTube.com/TheLibraryDistrict, our Virtually Anywhere YouTube channel.
  • So glad you’re enjoying LVCCLD.org! Your FREE library card gives you instant access to our vast digital collection and online learning resources.
  • If you don’t currently have a library card, you can #GetCarded here.
  • And for a quick sample of our website’s endless possibilities, please click on the items, below:

Entertainment + Learning

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COVID-19 Info + Help

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