Las Vegas–Clark County Library District

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Windmill Library and headquarters

Las Vegas–Clark County Library District (LVCCLD) is a library district headquartered in the Windmill Library at 7060 W. Windmill in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.[1]

The system that services Clark County, including Las Vegas; the system does not operate branches in Henderson and North Las Vegas. However, the North Las Vegas Library District does contract with LVCCLD for automation services. This enables the North Las Vegas Library District's items to appear in the online catalog of LVCCLD. All of the urban branches offer free Wi-Fi and all branches offer free internet access.

Services[edit]

In addition to loaning literature to the public, the library district provides:[2]

  • Searchable databases
  • eMedia, such as eBooks and eVideos, electronic versions of their tangible counterparts
  • Computer reservations
  • Interlibrary Loans (ILL) between the North Las Vegas Library District (NLVLD) and other libraries across the country
  • Various events and exhibits throughout the year, such as festivals and its summer reading program for children
  • Homework help
  • and more...

Branches[edit]

The system has urban branches and outlying branches.[3]

Urban branches[edit]

  • Centennial Hills Library (Las Vegas)[4]
  • Clark County Library (Unincorporated area)
    • The branch serves south central Las Vegas.[5]
  • Enterprise Library (Unincorporated area)
    • The branch serves the southeast of the Las Vegas area.[6]
  • Las Vegas Library (Las Vegas)
    • The building serves the downtown Las Vegas area.[1][7]
  • Meadows Library (Las Vegas)[4]
    • The branch is an outreach branch in the Chester A. Stupak Community Center.[8]
  • Rainbow Library (Las Vegas)[4]
    • Located in northwest Las Vegas[9]
  • Sahara West Library (Las Vegas)[4]
  • Spring Valley Library (Unincorporated area)
  • Summerlin Library (Las Vegas)[4]
  • Sunrise Library (Unincorporated area)
    • Established in 1987, Sunrise provides library services to multicultural, multilingual, and multigenerational community.[10]
    • The library serves northeast Las Vegas.[11]
  • West Charleston Library (Las Vegas)[4]
  • West Las Vegas Library (Las Vegas)[4]
  • Whitney Library (Unincorporated area)
  • Windmill Library (Unincorporated area)
    • The newest library. opened in 2011, it serves the southwest area of the Las Vegas Valley.[12]
    • The building serves as the system's headquarters[1]

Outlying branches[edit]

  • Blue Diamond Library (Unincorporated area)
    • The library opened in 1970; it consisted of a trailer purchased with a Federal Grant. In 1989 a resident constructed a 1,000-square-foot (93 m2) building that became the permanent library. As of 2009 it has over 7,000 volumes.[13]
  • Bunkerville Library (Unincorporated area)
    • The library opened in 1968 in a portion of a former school gymnasium. As of 2009 it occupies a building shared with the Parks and Recreation Department.[14]
  • Goodsprings Library (Unincorporated area)
    • The library opened in 1968 in a former mining house owned by the librarian's parents. In 1970 it moved into a trailer which it occupies as of 2009.[15]
  • Indian Springs Library (Unincorporated area)
    • The 1,200-square-foot (110 m2) library occupies an area shared with the Senior Center and has 7,500 volumes.[16]
  • Laughlin Library (Unincorporated area)
    • In 1987 the library began in a storefront. A permanent branch opened in 1994. The library is the largest of the rural branches.[17]
  • Mesquite Library (Mesquite)
    • The branch opened in 1968 and, as of 2009, houses 28,000 volumes.[18]
  • Moapa Town Library (Unincorporated area)
    • The 2,000-square-foot (190 m2) library serves the Moapa Town community.[19]
  • Moapa Valley Library (Unincorporated area)
    • The library first opened in 1967 and received a new facility in 1987. As of 2009 it has 22,500 volumes.[20]
  • Mount Charleston Library (Unincorporated area)
    • The library has a 2,800-square-foot (260 m2) facility.[21]
  • Sandy Valley Library (Unincorporated area)
    • In 1984 the library began in the closet of a former community center. As of 2009 it shares a 1,200-square-foot (110 m2) building with a community center and has 6,200 volumes.[22]
  • Searchlight Library (Unincorporated area)
    • The library opened in 1969. In 1984 the library moved into a building constructed with Federal Block Grant money. The library, which shares the building with the Health Clinic and the Searchlight Museum, has more than 7,000 articles.[23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Contact Us." Las Vegas–Clark County Library District. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  2. ^ http://www.lvccld.org/index.cfm
  3. ^ "Locations & Hours." Las Vegas–Clark County Library District. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "City Council Map 8.5x11." City of Las Vegas. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  5. ^ "Clark County Library." Las Vegas–Clark County Library District. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  6. ^ "Enterprise Library." Las Vegas–Clark County Library District. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  7. ^ "Las Vegas Library." Las Vegas–Clark County Library District. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  8. ^ "Meadows Library." Las Vegas–Clark County Library District. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  9. ^ "Rainbow Library." Las Vegas–Clark County Library District. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  10. ^ "Sunrise Library."
  11. ^ "Sunrise Library." Las Vegas–Clark County Library District. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  12. ^ "Windmill Library." Las Vegas–Clark County Library District. Retrieved on 11 August 2011
  13. ^ "Blue Diamond Library." Las Vegas–Clark County Library District. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  14. ^ "Bunkerville Library." Las Vegas–Clark County Library District. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  15. ^ "Goodsprings Library." Las Vegas–Clark County Library District. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  16. ^ "Indian Springs Library." Las Vegas–Clark County Library District. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  17. ^ "Laughlin Library." Las Vegas–Clark County Library District. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  18. ^ "Mesquite Library." Las Vegas-Clark County Library District. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  19. ^ "Moapa Town Library." Las Vegas–Clark County Library District. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  20. ^ "Moapa Valley Library." Las Vegas–Clark County Library District. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  21. ^ "Mount Charleston Library." Las Vegas–Clark County Library District. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  22. ^ "Sandy Valley Library." Las Vegas–Clark County Library District. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  23. ^ "Searchlight Library." Las Vegas–Clark County Library District. Retrieved on April 5, 2009.

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