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Library Services

Library Services provides support to State of Nevada agencies and employees, as well as serves Nevada’s academic, school, public, and special libraries, and residents of the Silver State. The library is the primary depository for all State of Nevada government publications. We have a vast collection frequently used in education, scholarly research, and business. Among the many items found in our collection are Nevada newspapers and other historical records on microfilm and fiche, government publications at the federal, state, county, and city level, maps, and, many, many books covering topics of Nevada interest, such as mining, the old West, organized crime, prominent historical figures, and indigenous peoples. Clink on the links below to explore what we have to offer. 

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Phone: (775) 684-3360


Hours: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., M-F

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Read or listen to ebooks and audiobooks on your phone, tablet or eReader with the Libby App by Overdrive.  As a member of the Nevada Cooperative Silver Star eLibrary, NSLAPR has access to this large collection for it's patrons.  Learn more about the Silver Star eLibrary and download the Libby App.


The Library recently subscribed to ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Nevada Collection, which contains the Reno Evening Gazette (1876-1983) and the Reno Gazette-Journal (1984-recent). Each title includes the complete paper, cover-to-cover, with full-page images in PDF format. For newspapers still publishing, coverage extends to within days of the current issue. NSLAPR patrons can access this database with their library barcode. State employees can access when logged into the state network.