Library seeks input on five-year plan


The Douglas County Public Library is developing a new five-year strategic plan.

The University of Nevada, Reno, is gathering input to help shape the strategic plan, ongoing and future programs, resources, and service development.

The survey is located at

A link to the survey is also available on the library website at

The library has several programs in September, including restarting its movies sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Library Movie

“Nomadland” will be showing 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Minden Branch. The movie about a woman in her 60s portrayed by Frances McDormand living in a van as she travels the West is rated R and is intended for adults.

Teen Art Club

The Minden branch will also host the Teen Art Club for teenagers 13-18 years old starting 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday. The club meets the third Tuesday of each month. Supplies are provided.

Language program

The library is offering a personalized, adaptive language-learning program alled Mango, that provides the tools and guidance to expand language skills. Library users may now learn over 70 languages online for free, just by using their Douglas County Public Library card. 

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality will be returning to the library weekly 1-5 p.m. Fridays. Sign up for 1-hour time slots is required, but available to both groups and individuals. The VR lab is open to ages 13-plus. All participants under the age of 18 must have a signed parental permission form to use the virtual reality equipment. Permission forms are available at the library.

About the Library

For more information visit the library’s website:

The Minden Library is located at 1625 Library Lane. The Zephyr Cove Library is located at 233 Warrior Way. Connect with the Douglas County Public Library on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter,, or call 775-782-9841.


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