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Las Vegas-Clark County Library District. West Las Vegas Library

951 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89106

Email: segural@lvccld.org

Phone: 702-507-3980

Repository URL: http://www.lvccld.org/about/branch_info.cfm?id=11 External Link

Repository code: nvl

Repository description (extant): The West Las Vegas Library is a gathering place for the community. It features the African American Special Collection consisting of specialized materials by and about African Americans, and the Library District's first dedicated Homework Help Center. The 1,540 square feet Center adjacent to the Young People's Library offers core print and electronic materials for students K-8 with a 20-seat dedicated homework help computer lab. The branch also offers free wireless Internet access.

[. . . ] The African American Special Collection consists of specialized materials by and about African Americans. The emphasis of the collection is on the African American experience in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the West. The core collection consists of books, periodicals, government publications, videos, and other audiovisual materials. The collection also provides a file of pamphlets, newspaper clippings and photographs.

Repository Notes (CRHP): Learn more about the African American collection at http://www.lvccld.org/library/special/afam/index.cfm

Repository type: Public Library

Collections:

West Las Vegas oral history teen project

 

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