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Resource Center Services

General services include:

  • General and reference services: Information and referral, circulation of materials, bibliographic searches, preparation of bibliographies, research assistance, library instruction, readers’ advisory, current awareness, study guidance, etc.
  • Programming: Adult and student reading programs, library aide internships, book review and discussion groups, author visits, special programs that coordinate with curriculum and school programming about the Holocaust.
  • Exhibits and Displays: Independent exhibits, as well as those in conjunction with themes, speakers, or programming presented by the institution’s affiliated groups.Specific services include:
    1. Teaching students and teachers about the Holocaust
    2. Providing resource materials for educators and students.

Goals

The primary goal of the Sperling Kronberg Mack Holocaust Resource Center Library is to provide material that meets the needs of the Governor’s Council on Holocaust Education. Specifically, the Sperling Kronberg Mack Holocaust Resource Center Library shall:

  1. Provide material and services which help implement, enrich, and support all the programs of the Governor’s Council on Holocaust Education;
  2. Reflect the varied interests, abilities, and maturity levels of the community;
  3. Provide instruction and assistance in using and locating materials in the library;
  4. Encourage reading for information and pleasure.

The library will expand and update its collection to reflect the current and future need of its community.

The library will cooperate with other libraries and community institutions for the purposes of achieving these goals.

 

Community

The library draws patrons from Clark County, University of Nevada Las Vegas, other colleges in the area, and local school systems. The Library is currently located next to Jewish Family Services in a shopping center on the corner of Tropicana and Eastern. It is accessible by bus or car.

Within a twenty-five mile radius of the library are various other libraries:

  1. Academic Libraries
    • Lied Library at University of Nevada Las Vegas
    • Nevada State College
    • Las Vegas College
    • Pima Medical Library
    • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts
    • University of Southern Nevada
    • Heritage College
    • ITT Technical Institute
    • International Academy of Design and Technology
    • Lincoln College
    • High-Tech Institute Las Vegas
    • College of Southern Nevada
    • Art Institute of Las Vegas
  2. Synagogue and School Libraries
    • Midbar Kodesh Hazak Library
    • Temple Sinai Library
    • Adelson Campus
    • Schechter Day School
    • Temple Beth Sholom
    • Temple Bet Emet
    • Desert Torah Academy
    • Chabad of Green Valley
    • Clark County School District
  3. Public Libraries
    • Clark County Public Libraries
    • Henderson Public Libraries