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Gibson Library is located in the Lake Mead Crossings center on W. Lake Mead Parkway and S. Water Street. This location features a Drive-Thru window, a computer lab, and study rooms.

Manager: Candace Kingsley, CLKINGSLEY@HENDERSONLIBRARIES.COM

Location

James I. Gibson Library


Address
100 W. Lake Mead Parkway
Henderson
Nevada 89015
Tel: (702) 565-8402

Open Hours

Hours subject to change. Check closed dates listed below.

Mon, Jan 16 Closed
Tue, Jan 17 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jan 18 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jan 19 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jan 20 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jan 21 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jan 22 Closed

Holiday Closures

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday

We will be closed on Monday, January 16 

President's Day

We will be closed on Monday, February 20 

Memorial Day

We will be closed on Monday, May 29 

James I Gibson LIBRARY EVENTS

Program Room
Tue, Jan 17, 10:00AM - 11:45AM
The best way to improve your fiction writing is to write. Participants will write to a provided prompt and then share their work for feedback from the group. The workshop process will be facilitated by bestselling author, Gregory A. Kompes (MFA, MS Ed.)

Program Room
Wed, Jan 18, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Join us at the Gibson Library for a fun time! We will sing, dance, share stories and other fun activities. This program is for children ages 0-5 years old and their parents or caregivers. THIS IS A DROP-IN PROGRAM. PLEASE VISIT THE CHILDREN'S DESK THE MORNING OF THE PROGRAM TO RECEIVE A PASS FOR THAT DAY. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Program Room
Thu, Jan 19, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Join us at the Gibson Library for a fun time! We will sing, dance, share stories and other fun activities. This program is for children ages 0-5 years old and their parents or caregivers. THIS IS A DROP-IN PROGRAM. PLEASE VISIT THE CHILDREN'S DESK THE MORNING OF THE PROGRAM TO RECEIVE A PASS FOR THAT DAY. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Program Room
Thu, Jan 19, 1:00PM - 2:30PM
**REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Preschoolers and their caregivers/parents can cook up fun with the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension in this yummy program! Little Books & Little Cooks uses stories about food and nutrition to help develop parent-child interaction and includes a cooking activity during each weekly session. Registration if for the full 7-week session. For ages 3-5 yrs. Please register both child and caregiver/parent.

Program Room
Fri, Jan 20, 10:00AM - 10:45AM
Join us for a yoga storytime! We'll share stories and yoga poses in this drop-in storytime for ages birth to 5 years. Please dress in comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel. THIS IS A DROP-IN STORYTIME. PLEASE VISIT THE CHILDREN'S DESK THE MORNING OF STORYTIME TO RECEIVE A PASS FOR THAT DAY. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Program Room
Sat, Jan 21, 2:30PM - 4:00PM
This Creative Writing @ Your Library Series will help you understand the fundamentals of writing fiction. Sessions will be led by the Gibson Library Artist in Residence and bestselling author, Gregory A. Kompes (Kompes.com). Bring your notebook or laptop.

Program Room
Tue, Jan 24, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Celebrate National Popcorn day! We'll be reading popcorn stories, trying out different flavors of popcorn and making popcorn art. Yummy! For kids ages 5-11. This is a drop in program. Please pick a ticket up at the Youth Services desk up to an hour before the program starts. Call 564-9287 X 4 for questions.

Program Room
Wed, Jan 25, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Join us at the Gibson Library for a fun time! We will sing, dance, share stories and other fun activities. This program is for children ages 0-5 years old and their parents or caregivers. THIS IS A DROP-IN PROGRAM. PLEASE VISIT THE CHILDREN'S DESK THE MORNING OF THE PROGRAM TO RECEIVE A PASS FOR THAT DAY. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Program Room
Wed, Jan 25, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Listen to great music by the Nevada Old Time Fiddlers Association and if you want play along. The Nevada Old-time Fiddlers Association (NOFA) is a non-profit organization that was formed for the purpose of promoting and perpetuating old-time fiddling; to encourage people of all ages to develop and improve their musical talents and afford them the opportunity to meet others with the same interest; to serve as a resource on the history, techniques, and performance of old-time fiddling.

Program Room
Thu, Jan 26, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Join us at the Gibson Library for a fun time! We will sing, dance, share stories and other fun activities. This program is for children ages 0-5 years old and their parents or caregivers. THIS IS A DROP-IN PROGRAM. PLEASE VISIT THE CHILDREN'S DESK THE MORNING OF THE PROGRAM TO RECEIVE A PASS FOR THAT DAY. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Program Room
Thu, Jan 26, 1:00PM - 2:30PM
**REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Preschoolers and their caregivers/parents can cook up fun with the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension in this yummy program! Little Books & Little Cooks uses stories about food and nutrition to help develop parent-child interaction and includes a cooking activity during each weekly session. Registration if for the full 7-week session. For ages 3-5 yrs. Please register both child and caregiver/parent.

Program Room
Thu, Jan 26, 6:00PM - 6:45PM
Join us to read some of the best books of 2016. We'll also make an award winning craft! Ages 6-11. This is a drop in program. Please pick a ticket up at the Youth Services desk up to an hour before the program starts. Call 564-9287 X 4 for questions.

Lobby
Fri, Jan 27, All day
HDPL Friends Used Book Sale

Program Room
Fri, Jan 27, 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Bring your crocheting, knitting, quilting, or other needlecraft supplies and projects to the Gibson Library Program Room, and share your ideas, questions, and love of needlecrafts with others. Learn from the experience of advanced members, and advise those who are just beginning. Stitch and Moan is scheduled to meet bi-weekly on Fridays, from 10:00am until 11:30 am.

Program Room
Fri, Jan 27, 2:00PM - 4:30PM
Come join us for popcorn and a movie.

Hell or High Water Rated R

Two desperate brothers one a divorced father, the other a hard-living ex-con commit a string of bank robberies in order to raise the money needed to protect their family farm from foreclosure. Meanwhile, an aging sheriff tracks the heists in an attempt to hunt down those responsible.

Lobby
Sat, Jan 28, All day
HDPL Friends Used Book Sale

Program Room
Sat, Jan 28, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Bring your dancing feet and we'll provide the music at our library dance party! This program is for families, but you must have a child with you to attend. THIS IS A DROP-IN PROGRAM. PLEASE VISIT THE CHILDREN'S DESK THE MORNING OF THE PROGRAM TO RECEIVE A PASS FOR THAT DAY. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Program Room
Sat, Jan 28, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Come have pizza and hang out with friends all while playing games! We have a Wii, Wii-U and board games to play.

Program Room
Sat, Jan 28, 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Whether you're a graphic novel newbie or have been reading them for a while, you can join us to discuss a different selection each month. This January we'll be discussing The Unwritten by Mike Carey

Lobby
Tue, Jan 31, All day
HDPL Friends Used Book Sale

Program Room
Tue, Jan 31, 10:00AM - 10:45AM
Join us for a yoga storytime! We'll share stories and yoga poses in this drop-in storytime for ages birth to 5 years. Please dress in comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel. THIS IS A DROP-IN STORYTIME. PLEASE VISIT THE CHILDREN'S DESK THE MORNING OF STORYTIME TO RECEIVE A PASS FOR THAT DAY. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Program Room
Tue, Jan 31, 6:30PM - 8:00PM
The group will be discussing All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. Marie-Laure has been blind since the age of six. Her father builds a perfect miniature of their Paris neighbourhood so she can memorize it by touch and navigate her way home. But when the Nazis invade, father and daughter flee with a dangerous secret. Werner is a German orphan, destined to labour in the same mine that claimed his father's life, until he discovers a knack for engineering. His talent wins him a place at a brutal military academy, but his way out of obscurity is built on suffering. At the same time, far away in a walled city by the sea, an old man discovers new worlds without ever setting foot outside his home. But all around him, impending danger closes in.

Program Room
Wed, Feb 01, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Join us at the Gibson Library for a fun time! We will sing, dance, share stories and other fun activities. This program is for children ages 0-5 years old and their parents or caregivers. THIS IS A DROP-IN PROGRAM. PLEASE VISIT THE CHILDREN'S DESK THE MORNING OF THE PROGRAM TO RECEIVE A PASS FOR THAT DAY. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Program Room
Wed, Feb 01, 4:00PM - 5:15PM
*Registration Required* It's all about coding! Learn about computer coding through fun activities. For children, ages 8-12. Use Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) to do fun experiments and projects. These programs are made possible by funding from Bob and Sandy Ellis, the Henderson Library Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Program Room
Thu, Feb 02, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Join us at the Gibson Library for a fun time! We will sing, dance, share stories and other fun activities. This program is for children ages 0-5 years old and their parents or caregivers. THIS IS A DROP-IN PROGRAM. PLEASE VISIT THE CHILDREN'S DESK THE MORNING OF THE PROGRAM TO RECEIVE A PASS FOR THAT DAY. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Program Room
Thu, Feb 02, 1:00PM - 2:30PM
**REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Preschoolers and their caregivers/parents can cook up fun with the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension in this yummy program! Little Books & Little Cooks uses stories about food and nutrition to help develop parent-child interaction and includes a cooking activity during each weekly session. Registration if for the full 7-week session. For ages 3-5 yrs. Please register both child and caregiver/parent.

Program Room
Thu, Feb 02, 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Gong Hey Fat Choy! It's the year of the Rooster! Join us for stories and activities based around the celebration of the Chinese New Year! This is a drop in program, please go to the Youth Services desk to pick up a ticket up to an hour before hand. Ages 6-11.

Program Room
Sat, Feb 04, 12:00PM - 1:30PM
This Creative Writing @ Your Library Series will help you understand the fundamentals of writing fiction. Sessions will be led by the Gibson Library Artist in Residence and bestselling author, Gregory A. Kompes (Kompes.com). Bring your notebook or laptop.

Program Room
Sat, Feb 04, 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Do you think you have what it takes to do several different challenges without making any noise at all?! Your team will lose points for making too much noise. Remember to be QUIET in the library! We'll also have some snacks.

Ages 10-17 ONLY, no parents allowed. Please Register!
Drop off is from 6pm-6:10pm, doors will be locked at 6:10pm.
Pick up time is 7:30pm sharp.

Program Room
Tue, Feb 07, 10:00AM - 11:45AM
The best way to improve your fiction writing is to write. Participants will write to a provided prompt and then share their work for feedback from the group. The workshop process will be facilitated by bestselling author, Gregory A. Kompes (MFA, MS Ed.)

Program Room
Tue, Feb 07, 6:00PM - 6:45PM
Join us to find some books you might have missed, but you're sure to love! These books have not left the library in months and are just waiting to be loaned out to you! We'll make some valentines for them,too! Ages 6-11. This is a drop in program. Please pick a ticket up at the Youth Services desk up to an hour before the program starts. Call 564-9287 X 4 for questions.

Program Room
Wed, Feb 08, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Join us at the Gibson Library for a fun time! We will sing, dance, share stories and other fun activities. This program is for children ages 0-5 years old and their parents or caregivers. THIS IS A DROP-IN PROGRAM. PLEASE VISIT THE CHILDREN'S DESK THE MORNING OF THE PROGRAM TO RECEIVE A PASS FOR THAT DAY. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Program Room
Wed, Feb 08, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Listen to great music by the Nevada Old Time Fiddlers Association and if you want play along. The Nevada Old-time Fiddlers Association (NOFA) is a non-profit organization that was formed for the purpose of promoting and perpetuating old-time fiddling; to encourage people of all ages to develop and improve their musical talents and afford them the opportunity to meet others with the same interest; to serve as a resource on the history, techniques, and performance of old-time fiddling.

Program Room
Thu, Feb 09, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Join us at the Gibson Library for a fun time! We will sing, dance, share stories and other fun activities. This program is for children ages 0-5 years old and their parents or caregivers. THIS IS A DROP-IN PROGRAM. PLEASE VISIT THE CHILDREN'S DESK THE MORNING OF THE PROGRAM TO RECEIVE A PASS FOR THAT DAY. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Program Room
Thu, Feb 09, 1:00PM - 2:30PM
**REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Preschoolers and their caregivers/parents can cook up fun with the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension in this yummy program! Little Books & Little Cooks uses stories about food and nutrition to help develop parent-child interaction and includes a cooking activity during each weekly session. Registration if for the full 7-week session. For ages 3-5 yrs. Please register both child and caregiver/parent.

Program Room
Thu, Feb 09, 7:00PM - 7:45PM
Bring the whole family over to Gibson Library for some stories and lullabies before bedtime! Come in your pajamas and bring your teddy bears (or other stuffed loveys), because we will be too!

Program Room
Fri, Feb 10, 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Bring your crocheting, knitting, quilting, or other needlecraft supplies and projects to the Gibson Library Program Room, and share your ideas, questions, and love of needlecrafts with others. Learn from the experience of advanced members, and advise those who are just beginning. Stitch and Moan is scheduled to meet bi-weekly on Fridays, from 10:00am until 11:30 am.

Program Room
Fri, Feb 10, 2:00PM - 4:30PM
Come join us for popcorn and a movie.

Sully PG-13

Tom Hanks stars in this portrait of airline pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, which depicts his successful emergency landing of an Airbus A320 on the Hudson River in January 2009. In the aftermath of this unprecedented and heroic feat, the traumatized pilot must endure second-guessing by investigators, the weight of sudden fame, and his own doubts about his actions that fateful day.

Program Room
Sat, Feb 11, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
LEGOs will be provided. Each month kids will be given a theme and 30 minutes to build. After 30 minutes participants will vote on their favorite. All finished builds will be displayed.
Spots are limited, you must pick up a pass at the Youth Services desk the morning of the event. This is a timed event, you must arrive by 10:10 to participate. Latecomers will not be allowed in.

Program Room
Sat, Feb 11, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Come watch the movie Max Steel and enjoy some snacks!
Ages 10-17 only, no parents allowed.
Rated PG-13

Program Room
Tue, Feb 14, 10:00AM - 10:45AM
Join us for a fun discovery storytime! We will read a book and do activities based on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics). For ages 3-5 and their families. THIS IS A DROP-IN PROGRAM. PLEASE VISIT THE CHILDREN'S DESK THE MORNING OF THE PROGRAM TO RECEIVE A PASS FOR THAT DAY. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Program Room
Tue, Feb 14, 4:30PM - 6:00PM
Henderson Historical Society Meeting

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