High school students can enter an essay contest: “How has your favorite book inspired you toward what you’d like to do in life?” There will be fifty-six students chosen with the prizes ranging from $250 to $5,000. James Patterson and select members from his ReadKiddoRead.com staff will choose "the most creative thoughts on how books can energize real-life pursuits". The deadline to apply is December 31, 2010 and the winners will be announced nationally on February 1, 2011. Good luck! Let us know if you apply, we'll be rooting for you!
On September 23 at 7 p.m. Anne Fortier, author of the recently published novel "Juliet" will be taking part in Stanislaus County Library Foundation's Author Spotlight. The event will be held at the Salida Library! Don't miss this opportunity!
Applications for the 2010 All Kids Craft Fair will be available between September 1 and September 30. Children who participated last year will be mailed an application, and Branch Libraries will be sent some applications for their customers who wish to participate in this Modesto Library event. The All Kids Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, October 9, on the Modesto Library portico, from 9 a.m. to 12:00 noon. It features handicrafts made and sold be children ages 7 - 14. For more information, call the Modesto Library Children's Department, 558-7810.
The All Kids Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, October 9, on the Modesto Library portico, from 9 a.m. to 12:00 noon. It features handicrafts made and sold by children ages 7 - 14. Applications for the 2010 All Kids Craft Fair will be available between September 1 and September 30 from the Modesto Library's Children's Desk, or from your local branch library. Children who participated last year will be mailed an application. For more information call 558-7810 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This free program is for independent readers up to age 12.
Beginning August 26, Children may preregister for a 15 minute session with a certified therapy dog.Fifteen minute sessions will be held in the Children’s Department at the Modesto Library Thursdays 3:30-5:30 p.m.This program gives children a relaxed, non-judgemental atmosphere in which to practice reading aloud.Come to the Children's Department or call 558-7810 for more information.
If you're a teen looking for something to do this summer take a look at your local library. Many of our branches are offering fun crafts. Follow the link and scroll down to see all the fun things that you can do!
The duct tape roses above were made in Denair and the buttons were made in Modesto.
We are in the midst of the Summer Reading 2010 for children, teens and adults. Come join us! The last day to get a children's reading log is 31st, and the last day to get prizes is August 14th. See us in the children's department.
Teens and adults go to the Modesto reference desk to enter their completions in a drawing.