Founded in 1980, the Friends of Washoe County Library is a member-supported 501(c)(3) Nevada non-profit organization dedicated to advocating, fundraising, and providing support for Washoe County Library System.
We offer the community achance to invest in the success of the Library by donating funds or volunteering. We raise money and our voices to ensure a first-class public library for Washoe County residents.
From our Board of Directors, our enthusiastic members, and our generous donors, to our extraordinary volunteers and the thousands of people who benefit from the free programs and art galleries supported by the Friends of Washoe County Library, we are what the name implies: a collection of committed and caring friends, committed to a shared vision of a free public library that will remain accessible to all for generations to come.
The Friends of Washoe County Library welcomes donations of quality used books, DVDs, CDs, audio books, paperbacks, large print books, fiction, non-fiction, and current software. Donations may be brought to our warehouse location, next to Sierra View Library in the Reno Town Mall. Donations should be brought to the back of the mall. Look for the 2 RED doors. If you have any questions about book donations or have a large donation of books, please call 772-6297. Our book donation hours are 10 AM to Noon, Tuesday thru Saturday.
Book Donation Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – Noon
4001 South Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89502 (Reno Town Mall)
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Donations at Libraries
Two boxes of books or fewer are accepted during business hours at any branch of Washoe County Library. There, they will be evaluated for quality and put to good use supporting library services. Some will wind up on library shelves, others may be sold at the Friends’ Secondhand Prose bookstore in the Northwest Reno Library, and others will be offered during our book sales.
Friends of Washoe County Library
PO Box 7103
Reno, NV 89510-7103
|Vice President||Kyle Waxman|
|Directors||Sue Durst, Dan Erwine, Sheree Garcia, Mary Jones, Keith Judson, Ken McHenry, Jenny MacKay, Elaine Sargent, Sheryl Stopper, and Kyle Waxman..|
|Library Board Liaison||Derek Wilson||
|WCLS Liaison||Beate Weinert
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