Last year, the Stanislaus County civil grand jury issued a report on the Stanislaus County Library that concluded, “The Stanislaus County Library is a real gem.” It went on to say the library operates 13 branches and all are open at least five days a week and in most cases six.
Funding for the county library is dependent on a small tax that must be voter-reapproved on a regular basis. Failure to receive voter approval would result in cuts of over 85 percent of library services. The grand jury commended the library for providing high-quality, professional services to an ever-changing county and for its variety of programs and services.
The grand jury also commended the library for its transparency and communication with the public. The library website and printed materials provide detailed calendars of events and activities and information on programs and services. Read the full grand jury report at stanco.org
Ken Adair, Modesto