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Potter the Otter: A Healthy Adventure

Potter the Otter: A Healthy Adventure

Visit the Nick W. Blom Salida Regional Library to explore this interactive STEM-based exhibit based on the popular children’s book series Potter the Otter, published by FIRST 5 Santa Clara County. The exhibit is designed for children 5 and under and will be available at the library through June 3.

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March Book Madness

Starting Feb. 26 through March 31, help your favorite book become this year’s champion in our March Book Madness event! Vote online each week for your favorite books, and the titles with the most votes will advance to the next round. This year’s event is also an activity challenge on Beanstack!

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Cover to Cover Reading Challenge

Are you ready for In-N-Out’s Cover to Cover Reading Challenge, hosted on Beanstack? Beginning March 2 through April 13, children ages 4 to 12 are invited to read 5 books or 300 minutes to earn a certificate for a free hamburger or cheeseburger while supplies last.

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Library Mobile App Update

Mobile browsing of our catalog has been enabled, and instructions on adding the mobile catalog to your device’s home screen are available for iOS and Android devices. Please take a moment to read an update from SirsiDynix on the status of our mobile app.

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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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