The Downtown Reno Library will be closing starting Monday, November 27 for renovations to the elevator, and is expected to reopen with limited services on Monday, December 18.
Nevada Historical Society presents High Noon with Neal Cobb Winter Series: Rocketdyne Nevada Field Laboratory
Live on Facebook and Zoom
Nevada Historical Society presents High Noon with Neal Cobb, a wonderful history series that delves into fascinating Nevada topics with local experts. Neal Cobb is a passionate historian and honorary curator for the Nevada Historical Society. He loves all things Nevada. Join Neal Cobb and our monthly speakers as we explore interesting topics and join in the audience conversations.
This fascinating program will share a little-known story of how the local Reno-Sparks area contributed to the space race and the landing on the moon. The program will showcase official Rocketdyne photographs.
February Speaker: Dick Dreiling
Dick has been a resident of the Truckee Meadows since 1947, except for a 30-year career in the US Navy. Dick is a 1956 Graduate of Reno high School. He began collecting Postage Stamps in 1948 and is a member of the Nevada Stamp Study Society, the only stamp club north of Las Vegas since 1975. Dick has been fascinated with postcards and began collecting Reno, Sparks, Carson City, and Virginia City since 1999.
Dick has been a volunteer with the Sparks Heritage Museum for over 20 years. He has fulfilled many roles during this time from serving as Front Desk Greeter, Tour and Train Guide and has held many positions on the Board of Trustees. Dick is currently serving as the Board Secretary.