Friends of the Modesto Library
Organized in 1974, the Friends of the Modesto Library became the first Friends group in the Stanislaus County Library system.
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 FOML Board meets quarterly, generally on the first Wednesday of the months of March, June, September and December. The annual General Membership meeting takes place in March. All meetings are open to the public.
Bylaws – Adopted in March 2005, the Bylaws of the Friends of the Modesto Library govern our operation. Bylaws available here.
Meeting minutes and newsletter archives available here.
Summer Reading – Each year, The Friends of the Modesto Library, along with the Stanislaus Library Foundation, supports Summer Reading for Kids and Teens. More than 10,000 youth participate throughout the 13 Stanislaus County libraries.
El día de los niños/El día de los libros – Held throughout the 13-branch system and nationwide each year in April, the Modesto event feature crafts, activities, entertainment and a special bilingual Story Time. Each child receives a free book to take home, courtesy of the Friends of the Library.Día’s goal is to connect children and their families to diverse books, languages, and cultures and an opportunity for the Friends of the Modesto Library to demonstrate its commitment to literacy in the community.
We’d love to have you join us. Want to learn more? Contact Us today.
- Christine Brereton
- Cande Brody
- Ellen Dambrosio
- Marilyn Drew
- Maree Hawkins
- Cathie Peck
- Carmen Pedrioli
- Beverly Schlegel