Scholastic Book Fair


Wed., May 31 — Mon., June 5, 2023

The Scholastic Book Fair offers high-quality, low-cost books to stock up for summer reading at Grandma’s, on vacation, or right at home. Plan ahead for birthday and holiday presents, bonus treats for good behavior, or stocking your local Little Free Library. Proceeds benefit the library through Friends of the Modesto Library, including hundreds of free “forever” books distributed to children for their home libraries.

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Modesto Library auditorium

New books for kids and the young at heart will be available for purchase May 31 – June 5, 2023, in the Modesto Library auditorium.

Wed., 1 to 6 pm

Thurs., 10 am to 6 pm

Fri., 10 am to 5 pm

Sat., 10 am to 4 pm

Mon., 12 to 7 pm

More Books and More Time – Online!

Can’t get to the book fair at Modesto Library? OR Couldn’t find the book you wanted at the book fair?

Let your kids browse the shelves for their own selections. You can shop at our VIRTUAL BOOK FAIR and we* still get credit.

  • May 31 thru June 13
  • Free shipping for orders of books totaling $25 or more.
  • Ship anywhere: your house, the neighbors, grandkids, your favorite charity in need.
  • Books for children and teens or just the young at heart.
  • Deliveries arrive in 3-10 days.

Stock up for holidays, birthdays, vacations, even road trips. Or fill up your guest room or a local Little Free Library or school classroom.

*Friends of the Modesto Library uses the credit earned to support the mission of Modesto Library. Everybody wins!


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Anne Britton
Book fair chairperson

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2023-05-31 13:00 2023-05-31 19:00 America/Los_Angeles Scholastic Book Fair

  Wed., May 31 — Mon., June 5, 2023

Modesto Library auditorium