Jethro’s Live comedy show today |

Jethro’s Live comedy show today

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Local inspirational comedian Kat Simmons hosts Comedy Night Live tonight at Jethro’s Live. Performing are Sacramento-based funnyman Jason Resler, who has been ranked among the nation’s top touring comedians by The Entertainment Business Journal, and Kinsie Damon, who twice earned the title “Reno’s Best Local Comedian” by readers of the Reno News and Review.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m., with comedy starting at 8. Tickets are $15 advance and $20 at the door; call 265-2215 to check for ticket availability. This is an 18-and-over show.

Jethro’s Live is located adjacent to Jethros Oven ~ Grill and Sports Bar located at 1281 Kimmerling Road in the Gardnerville Ranchos. For more information, call the number above or log onto

Library news

Story time returns to the castle at the Minden Library on Tuesday mornings from April 3 through May 8. Toddler stories for 18 months to 3 years start at 10:30 a.m.; preschool stories for three to four year olds start at 11:15 a.m. Felt-board stories, music, or crafts will be presented, and all events are free.

The Minden library is also looking for volunteers to shelve books, audio books, and other materials. They are looking for detail oriented adults who like to work independently and have the ability to sort, file, and alphabetize. Applicants must meet Douglas County’s volunteer requirements and be able to reach, bend, kneel, stoop, and crawl. Training will be provided. For more information, contact Luise Davis at 782-9841.

The Douglas County Public Library is hosting a used book sale April 14 through 28 in the front lobby of the Minden and Zephyr Cove branches during regular hours. Paperback books, audiobooks and DVDs /VHS tapes will be on sale during regular business hours.

The Minden library is located at 1625 Library Lane; the Zephyr Cove library is located at 233 Warrior Way. For more information about the library visit, find them on Facebook and Twitter, or call 782-9841.