Adult Resources and Services

Adult Collection

The Adult collection has a wide selection of reading, listening and watching materials for every kind of interest or favorite genre. Learn more about the collection!

To explore the collection, visit the catalog.

Collections in the Adult department include fiction and non-fiction books, graphic novels, fiction and non-fiction DVDs,  audiobooks, large print fiction and nonfiction books, magazines and newspapers, CD music, genealogy and historical materials, reference books and more.


Adult Challenge

All you have to do is read one book a month (12 total) from each of our 18 categories and log your progress. There are also 6 bonus categories that will be revealed individually in January, March, May, July, September, and November. Avid readers that read more than 12 books can qualify for different prize levels based on how many they read. For more information, visit our reading challenge page.


Adult Programs

Book Clubs

Grounds for Murder Mystery Book Club

Do you love mystery and suspense? Join the Nevada Public Library for our brand new mystery book club! Whether you're a fan of thrillers, procedurals, or cozies, we have you covered with a different book every month.

  • When: First Saturday of the month at 10:00 AM
  • Where: Library Meeting Room

Books After Dark 

This book club features a variety of popular fiction and non-fiction with a new title each month! Pick up the selected titles at the front desk!

  • When: Third Thursday at 7:00 PM
  • Where: Library Meeting Room

Other Recurring Programs

Craft and Chat

Bring your current crafting project and drop in for crafting and conversation.

  • When: 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Where: Library Meeting Room

Senior Matinee

Co-Sponsored by the Nevada Senior Community Center, come and enjoy a movie and popcorn in our meeting room!

  • Who:  Seniors 
  • When: Third Monday of the month from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Where: Library Meeting Room


Other Adult Programs

Click here to check out other programs of interest to adults in the community including speakers and presenters.  


Book Club Sets

We now offer Book Club Sets for checkout! Each set comes with:

  • Discussion questions
  • Tips on starting a book club
  • Tips on leading a book discussion
  • Check out list, to track books loaned to book club members

Each bag can be checked out for 6 weeks with no renewals.

How do I check out a book club set?

Book club sets are on display along the west wall across from the adult fiction. Bring your books to the front desk to check out and we'll provide you with a book club bag and the book club handouts. 

How many books can I check out?

The books check out individually so you can check out as many as you need for your club. 

How do I return the books?

We prefer you return the books back to us in the vinyl bag, however, books can be returned individually if necessary. 

What happens if I lose a book or the vinyl bag?

The person who checks out the set is responsible for every book checked out as well as the vinyl bag. They are responsible for paying the full cost of the lost item plus a $3 processing fee. 


What to Read Next

Looking for a new author? TBR list looking a little bare? Check out these great resources to help you pick your next read!

  • Have a favorite author you love to read? Check out Literature Map for recommendations of similar authors!
  • Want to track down everything an author has written? Fantastic Fiction lists the full catalogue of books of hundreds of authors. It even lists series and the book order.
  • Having trouble keeping track of your reading? Bring your TBR back into submission with The StoryGraph or Goodreads! You'll be able to keep track of what books you read, rate all your books, see what others are reading, and get book recommendations.
  • Get help from the experts with our personalized book recommendations! Just fill out our form and you'll get special book recommendations based on your criteria. 
  • Don't forget to check out our free reading magazines! BookPage, provided by the Friends of the Library, offers interviews, previews, and book recommendations. Our brand new Booklist Reader magazine, generously provided by a grant, provides lots of read alike recommendations for all ages.