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From middle schoolers working on Social Studies projects, to PhD candidates completing their dissertations, the goal of the Cahlan Research Library is to help the public discover the history of Nevada and Southern Nevada. We realize that your time is important, and that's why we ask that you plan your visit. It is always best to call or email before your visit.

The library is open from 9 am to 1 pm, Tuesday - Saturday. However, please make an appointment if you require access to anything other than the index/microfilm. This allows the manuscripts curator time to do preliminary research and pull materials for your visit.

The library will be closed November 24th through November 29th.

It is always free to use the Cahlan Research Library. If you encounter any difficulties while attempting to visit the library, please call the Nevada State Museum information desk at 702-486-5205. Please note that the Cahlan Research Library is not the library that is located in the Springs Preserve Store. The Cahlan Research Libary is located inside Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas.

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