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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Churchill County Library: February Events and Happenings

A woman and boy at library board games night.

See what the Churchill County Library is offering in February and dive into a variety of events and programming. The library will be closed February 19 to observe Presidents’ Day.

Special Events

Spice Club in February gets spicy with cobanero chili. Pick up some at the library desk and share your culinary creations on social media and tag the library!

Senator Rosen’s office representative will be at the library on February 8 for “office hours” at 1 p.m. Stop by and let the Senator’s staff know what your concerns are.

Reading with Rover also takes place on February 8 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Children read books to dogs to improve their reading skills and confidence to a decidedly captive audience. Added bonus: our furry friends are great listeners!

Looking for work? Let EmployNV help you with aspects of finding a new job on February 1 and 15 at 2 p.m. at the library. 

Teens: spend “Anti-Valentine’s Day” at the library and indulge yourself with anti-Valentine’s Day crafts on February 14 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. 

Elementary Book Club meets February 23 in the Library Annex at 3 p.m. for those in elementary school. February’s book is “Alone” by Megan E. Freeman and it can be reserved to take home at:  

Book discussion group for adults continues on February 29 at 6 p.m. in the library annex. This month’s topic is “love stories,” and you are encouraged to bring your favorite read to discuss and share with others. Light refreshments served. 

Ongoing Programs

“1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” encourages youngsters to read age-appropriate books before entering school. Book titles are suggested and offered by library staff. Recognition given for every 100 books read on the way to 1,000! Sign-ups accepted at any time at: 


Knitting Club meets at 10 a.m. on February 6, 20 and 27 and welcomes both novice and advanced knitters. They are willing to offer advice and tips and offer encouragement on your project.

Virtual Reality drop-in sessions take place from 3:15 to 5 p.m. All welcome to stop by!


In-person children’s story time meets on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. Each week’s story time will feature the same content. Children’s Librarian Miss J reads picture books to children and offers a craft to accompany most stories. Geared to children ages 3-5, but all kids are welcome to participate.

Open makerspace will be from 3:30-4:30 p.m. We will open up the library makerspace for 3D printing, video production, stop motion animation, and more. Learn and experiment with our tools and materials and make something amazing!

Enjoy family board games at the library on Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m.


Children’s story time is at 10 and 11 a.m. Knitting Club meets again at 3 p.m. 


STEAM sessions with VR at 1:30 p.m.

Have a problem with your computer or smartphone? Head over the William N. Pennington Life Center on Fridays from 10 to 11 a.m. and get answers from Technical Services Librarian Joe Salsman, an expert in all things technology! 

Hours of operation

Library hours of operation are Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on Sundays and major holidays.

Call (775)423-7581 for more information on any of the activities above. The Churchill County Library is located at 553 South Maine Street in Fallon. The library website is:   

Photo: Family board games on Wednesday evenings at the library.

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