Douglas County Public Library

Snowy Minden library in 2023
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Friends of the Douglas County Library Seasonal Book Sales
Held quarterly in the Minden Library Meeting Room
Friday Friends' Preview Sales are open to Friends members only - join at the door and receive 10% discount

2024 DATES: 

Friday-Saturday, February 16-17 — May 17-18 — August 16-17 — November 15-16

February May
Friends' Preview Sale Friends' Preview Sale
Friday, February 16, Noon to 3pm Friday, May 17, Noon to 3pm
Public Sale Public Sale
Friday, November 16, 3 to 5:30pm Friday, May 17, 3 to 5:30pm
Saturday, November 17, 10:00am - 4:00pm Saturday, May 18, 10:00am - 4:00pm

August November
Friends' Preview Sale Friends' Preview Sale
Friday, August 16, Noon to 3pm  Friday, November 15, Noon to 3pm
Public Sale Public Sale
Friday, August 16, 3 to 5:30pm Friday, November 15, 3 to 5:30pm
Saturday, August 17, 10:00am - 4:00pm Saturday, November 16, 10:00am - 4:00pm

 Parks Pass

To view a complete list of Nevada's State Parks, visit

Parks Passes can be checked out for one week at the Minden and Zephyr Cove Library. 

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The Douglas County Public Library meets the informational, educational, recreational, and cultural needs of the people of Douglas County by providing a comprehensive and high quality collection of materials, programs, services and technology.

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