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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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Career Development Resources

Career Development Resources

We offer expanded access to career resources and services for job seekers. The services include access to Career Pathways, online job training, skill building, academic and vocational exam prep, and professional development tools.

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Author Talks

Author Talks

The Author Talk series features renowned authors, including New York Times’ best-selling authors and Pulitzer Prize winners. The online series is offered via Zoom, and local participants can submit questions when they register.

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Winter Reading Challenge

Winter Reading Challenge

Experience all the feels this winter and join the library’s winter reading challenge! The community is challenged to read and log 150,000 minutes or 2,500 hours during the month of January.

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Modesto, CA 95354
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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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