2018 promises to be full of excitement at the Modesto Library. With funding assured for the next 12 years, library staff can plan with confidence for a vibrant, customer-focused library. Here are just a few examples of things to watch for in the coming year:
The Modesto Library will continue to be a place of learning, community engagement and fun in 2018. Join us as we embark on a full, productive year!
— Denise Nordell, President
The Friends of the Modesto Library is a nonprofit organization that promotes goodwill and support by the community for the Modesto Library, stimulates public awareness of Modesto Library needs, and seeks out sources of cultural and educational programs for the Modesto Library.
The Friends of the Modesto Library is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit registered in California. All contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law. (ID#77-0038333).
Friends of the Modesto Library raises money to support youth outreach programs like Summer Reading, Diá de los Niños/Libros and Kids Craft Fairs. We volunteer at these and other Library events throughout the year.
Modesto Friends raised money for the giant aquarium inside the Modesto Library, as well as new benches in the Children’s area and new paint throughout the Modesto Library. 2018 projects include continuing education for Library staffers and new books for the Children’s library.
Modesto Friends reach out with programs like supporting the Book Club at Juvenile Hall and Free Books at the Stanislaus County Fair. Our efforts raise awareness of the importance of the Library and of reading. Join us today!
Many local businesses support the Friends of the Modesto Library. We encourage you to support them when you shop, as they are supporting us.
Epic level ($1000 and above)
Classic level ($500-$999)
Bestseller level ($250 - $499)
Novelist level ($100 - $249)
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Many employers will match your donations. Ask about matching gifts at work.