Established in 1993 by an act of the state legislature, the North Las Vegas Library District has its own tax base and receives a portion of the property tax. Forrest Lewis is the Director and Chief Administrative Officer, under direction of City Manager Ryann Juden. They, with guidance from the Board of Trustees, oversee the budget, management, and operations of the District. The Board of Trustees consists of seven members appointed by the City Council. Board meetings are held bimonthly at 5:00 p.m. in the North Las Vegas City Hall building, 2250 Las Vegas Boulevard North. Currently, Tameka Henry Chairs the Board and Launa Esparza is Vice-Chair. The remaining Trustees are Linda Powers, Martin Gomez, Cathlene Reese, Kristine Lockhart, and Yvonne Berry-Johnson.
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North Las Vegas Library
Located on the first floor of the North Las Vegas City Hall Building, 2250 Las Vegas BLVD N, the North Las Vegas Library opened to the public in October, 2014. This branch is divided into two sections, one housing our computer/career center and the other designated for traditional library services. In addition to the computer center and library, we have a study area and used book sale section. The convenient location within City Hall allows for library staff to easily refer patrons to other departments within the building if additional assistance is requested.
Aliante Library opened to the public in May 2006, at 2400 W. Deer Springs Way, just east of Aliante Parkway. The library is a one story, 15,900 square-foot building that houses a reference, circulation, young adult, and a children’s section with an outside patio for story times. The library offers public access computers, adult and children’s programming and meeting rooms in addition to books, videos, DVDs, magazines, and newspapers. Other features include a special programs room, multi-purpose room, meeting rooms with kitchen, circulation and reference desks, book processing areas, and staff offices. The exterior building design complements the surrounding community, and the landscaping blends into the adjacent Nature Discovery Park.
The Alexander Library opened March 11, 2009. Located at 1755 W. Alexander Road, the 16,400 square-foot library includes meeting rooms, children’s library, public access computers and thousands of books and multi-media titles. There is also an adjacent two-acre park that includes tot lots, shade structures, paved and lighted walking paths and demonstration gardens.