See the news – as it actually happened!

The Historical New York Times (1851 – 2009), and the Historical Los Angeles Times (1881 – 1989)

Proquest Historical Newspapers

Are you looking for an American History Timeline?

Our Historical Newspapers online resource has a historical timeline which is very easy to get to and see at a glance any time period in American History. How cool is that? As an added bonus, you can read either the LA Times or the NY Times on the day you where born.

Let’s Celebrate – National Library Week 2012

It’s National Library Week and we are celebrating!

Start here… help your library win!
During this week – April 8-14, visit the ProQuest Facebook page to enter Las Vegas-Clark County Library District into a drawing for a chance to win a $1,000, $500, or $250. LVCCLD can use it to promote the library, purchase resources, support programs, or whatever. Ask your colleagues and friends to enter to improve LVCCLD’s chance of winning. Official rules are available here.

Next: Try one of the Proquest databases we offer and let us know how you like it! Like our Fan Page, post a comment or like a post on LVCCLD’s Facebook page and then fill out the form on our Facebook’s Love Your Library tab and we will enter you in the Library’s Love Your Library grand prize drawing for a four packet of VIP tickets to Madame Tussauds Las Vegas.

Thank you for your support!

Take a Bow(wow)!

From the 1950s until the 1980s, the American Humane Society sponsored the animal kingdom’s equivalent of the Oscars: the PATSY (Picture Animal Top Star of the Year) Awards. We’re pleased to introduce you to some of the talented winners from our Historical Newspapers.

Places everyone. Lights! Camera! Click on the images below!

Chetta (also known as Cheetah) the Chimp

Morris the Finicky Cat

Francis the Talking Mule

Jackie the Lion

Pack of PATSY Winners

Who Says You can’t Train Cats?

We wouldn’t dare publish a post that featured stories about dogs without also sharing stories that featured cats! So, “paws” for a moment to see what kitties through history have been about. Taken from the Virtual Library’s Historical Newspapers . Click on the images below!

Sit. Stand. Smoke a Pipe!

Lives of Crime

Ready for Prime Time

Fashion Cats

Rise and Shine