Monthly Programs

HRPS offers free monthly programs during the months of October, November, January, February, March, April, and May. We offer two programs each month: one on the First Sunday at 12:30 pm at the Downtown Library, 301 South Center Street; and one on the Third Wednesday at 5:30 pm at Northwest Library, 2325 Robb Drive in Reno.


Oct 2017

Howard Goldbaum: The Rise and Fall of the American Flat Mill

A View through a Tunnel at American Flat

Howard Goldbaum, Director of Graduate Studies, University of Nevada, Reno, presents "The Rise and Fall of the American Flat Mill," an extensively illustrated lecture on the planning, construction and brief operation of the Mill. It will include elements of economics and mining technologies, and will explore the different uses and cultural appropriation of the mining complex in the modern era.

  • Date: Sunday, October 22, 2017
  • Time: 1:30 PM
  • Location: Sierra View Library, 4001 South Virginia in Reno Town Mall.