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Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Challenge

Get ready to "Find Your Voice" this summer in the Stanislaus County Library Summer Reading Challenge, running May 16 to August 1. Are you ready to take the challenge?

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The Palace app

The Palace App

The Palace Project combines the current cloudLibrary collection with a statewide collection of thousands of eBooks and audiobooks in the Palace app, as well as shared access to collections from other California Libraries.

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Connected California

Connected California

A team of Digital Navigators who are here to help you get connected to the internet and online resources.

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Free home internet

Free Home Internet

Fast home internet may be free with the Affordable Connectivity Program.

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California Library Literacy Services

Since 2001, Stanislaus County has successfully partnered with LearningQuest -- a local non-profit literacy organization -- to provide the literacy services paid for by California Library Literacy Services.

Library Literacy Services

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1500 I Street
Modesto, CA 95354
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Main Phone: (209) 558-7800

Mon: 12 pm - 8 pm, Tues-Thurs: 10 am - 6 pm, Fri-Sat: 10 am - 5 pm
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About Us

Who We Are

We are a system of 13 libraries located in communities throughout Stanislaus County. Stanislaus County Library engages all members of the community and offers access to information, knowledge, and the tools for innovation and personal development.

What We Do

Modesto Library
  • We provide information and reading material in print and electronic formats.
  • We provide special programs for children and teens, designed to enhance learning and encourage a lifelong love of reading.
  • We provide presentations on various topics of interest for adults.
  • We offer a passport application acceptance service.
  • We offer language learning materials.

What We Offer

The Stanislaus County Library provides books, books on CD, magazines, newspapers, premium content databases, and a mobile app, as well as downloadable digital content such as movies, music, TV shows, magazines, audiobooks, and language learning software. The library also offers a robust line-up of programs and presentations that enhance learning at all levels.

Sarah Dentan
County Library Director



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