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The Lynne Ruffin-Smith Library serves as a unique community resource for information and support.

Patients and family members tell us they want to learn more about the particular illness they are facing, including what to expect over the course of the disease and how best to provide care and support. It's extremely important to have access to reliable information from a trusted source. Our Lynne Ruffin-Smith lending library is staffed by a full-time librarian who is knowledgeable on the materials, education programs and support services the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health offers. 

Our library is a quiet and calm environment for individuals to visit as often as is helpful and to build their knowledge and coping skills. The Lynne Ruffin-Smith Library is open to the public Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Our collection includes a wide range of topics:

  • Disease-based information
  • Caregiving
  • Health and well-being
  • Safety
  • Respite and long-term care
  • Inspirational materials

For more information, please contact us at 702.483.6033 or

We are now proud to offer books and resource materials online through our e-LibraryThis will allow people who aren’t able to visit the library in our Las Vegas facility to gain access to helpful publications.

With more than 1,500 cataloged books, DVDs and pamphlets, our library is an excellent resource for anyone who is interested in learning more about brain health and specific diseases, including Alzheimer's, frontotemporal dementia, Huntington's, multiple sclerosis,  Parkinson's and Multiple System Atrophy.


Browse our e-Library anytime by clicking here.

Access the card catalog online for materials available in our site-based library in Las Vegas. Enter CCLRCBHL in the Library Name prompt, there is no password.

Please Note:

To check out materials from our e-Library, you will need to obtain an e-Library card number. Obtain your e-Library from our librarians by phone or in person, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; 702.483.6033.