Please join us in our effort to help support the Nevada Public Library Systems. Here is some information about their programs.
Las Vegas - Clark County Library Systems
We enable the people of our community to pursue lifelong learning through our responsive collections, electronic resources and innovative services. Our inviting public libraries are the cornerstones of our diverse communities where children and adults can experience personal enrichment and connect with one another.
Values and Operating Principles
The District is guided by the principles of Public Librarianship and First Amendment Rights. The District protects library materials from censorship.
We seek innovative ways to:
Respond and reach out to serve the current and evolving information needs of our diverse community.
Create a sense of community by providing a welcoming, inviting, secure environment for our public and staff.
Provide excellent customer service that is both timely and confidential.
Develop a well-trained, knowledgeable, courteous and professional staff.
Communicate with our public and staff to ensure vital, relevant and effective library services.
Manage our resources effectively and be accountable to our funding sources.
We celebrate our accomplishments, learn from our mistakes and take pride in serving our community.
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Henderson Library System
Henderson Libraries seeks to cultivate a literate community by providing every citizen free access to books and information resources, as well as state of the art technology that supports work, school and recreational activities.
As trustees, administration, and staff of Henderson Libraries, we endeavor to accomplish the library district's mission through our commitment to each of these essential and equally important core values: Patron Focus, Respect for People, Equitable Service, Freedom of Information, Quality, Integrity, Free Basic Services, Promotion of Services, Freedom to Read, Patron Privacy, Stewardship of Community Resources.
Henderson Libraries In Depth
Population of Nevada: 2,911,206
Number of registered public library card holders in Nevada: 1,131,040
Number of public libraries in Nevada*: 100
Total public library operating expenditures in Nevada (including Grants-in-Aid): $86,579,638
Total material circulation in public libraries in Nevada: 17,877,807
Total users of electronic resources in public libraries in Nevada: 2,802,955
Population of Henderson: 276,792 (April 2010)
Number of registered public library card holders in Henderson: 101,885 (June 30, 2010)
Number of public libraries in Henderson: 6
Number of employees at libraries in Henderson: 119
Number of Henderson librarians with Master of Library Science degrees: 37
Total material circulation in public libraries in Henderson: 1,842,395 (June 30, 2010)
Total users of electronic resources in public libraries in Henderson: 237,251 (June 30, 2010)
Henderson Libraries rank third in Nevada in regard to population and number of registered card holders.
Henderson Libraries rank third in Nevada in regard to materials circulation and users of electronic resources.**
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*text from official websites