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Nevada Library Facts

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Library Score

Nevada has few libraries


29 per 1,000,000 people

State Size

Nevada is a small state

State Population


Library Programs Score

Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Avid Reader Score

Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in Nevada!

Computers Available



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Books, Music, & Movies
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Books, CDs, and Videos Available

Number of Items
Source: Library Scout
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Library Programs Score

Library Programs

per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally

Children's Programs Score

Children's' Programs

per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

Young Adult Programs

per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally
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Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Library Visits per Visitors

per year
Compared to an average of 8 nationally

Avid Reader Score

Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Checkouts per Visitor

per year
Compared to an average of 13 nationally

Bookworm Score


of the state have a library card compared to 53% nationally
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Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in Nevada!



Average Librarian Salary

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Funding Score

Nevada libraries are funded!

Libary Funding per Person

Compared with an average of $39 per person nationally
Top Ranked Libraries
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#1 Boulder City Library District
#810 Nationally
701 Adams Boulevard
Boulder City, Nevada 89005

#2 Las Vegas-Clark County Library District
#1,300 Nationally
7060 W. Windmill Lane
Las Vegas, Nevada 89113

#3 Smoky Valley Library District
#1,789 Nationally
73 Hadley Circle
Round Mountain, Nevada 89045

#4 Carson City Library
#1,995 Nationally
900 North Roop Street
Carson City, Nevada 89701

#5 Henderson District Public Libraries
#2,297 Nationally
280 S. Green Valley Parkway
Henderson, Nevada 89012

#6 Washoe County Library System
#2,444 Nationally
301 S. Center Street
Reno, Nevada 89505

#7 Humboldt County Library
#2,831 Nationally
85 East 5th Street
Winnemucca, Nevada 89445

#8 Elko-Lander-Eureka County Library System
#3,243 Nationally
720 Court Street
Elko, Nevada 89801

#9 Douglas County Public Library
#3,475 Nationally
1625 Library Lane
Minden, Nevada 89423

#10 Amargosa Valley Library District
#3,544 Nationally
829 East Farm Road
Amargosa Valley, Nevada 89020

#11 North Las Vegas Library District
#3,905 Nationally
2250 Las Vegas Boulevard North
North Las Vegas, Nevada 89030

#12 Mineral County Library
#4,043 Nationally
110 1st Street
Hawthorne, Nevada 89415

#13 Esmeralda County Libraries
#4,284 Nationally
10 Montezuma Way
Silverpeak, Nevada 89047

#14 Churchill County Library
#4,576 Nationally
553 S. Maine Street
Fallon, Nevada 89406

#15 Pahrump Community Library
#5,221 Nationally
701 East Street
Pahrump, Nevada 89048

#16 Beatty Library District
#5,298 Nationally
400 North 4th Street
Beatty, Nevada 89003

#17 Lyon County Library System
#5,986 Nationally
20 Nevin Way
Yerington, Nevada 89447

#18 Tonopah Library District
#6,012 Nationally
167 S. Central Street
Tonopah, Nevada 89049

#19 Pershing County Library
#6,107 Nationally
1125 Central Avenue
Lovelock, Nevada 89419

#20 White Pine County Library
#6,656 Nationally
950 Campton Street
Ely, Nevada 89301

#21 Lincoln County Library
#7,913 Nationally
63 Main Street
Pioche, Nevada 89043

#22 Storey County Public Library
#8,472 Nationally
175 E. Carson Street
Virginia City, Nevada 89440