Family Fun @ the Merced County Library!
Tuesday, December 16 and Thursday, December 18 at 3pm and Saturday, December 20 at 10:00 am: Come make a Gingerbread House at the Merced Library! Registration begins Monday, November 24. Please call the library at (209)385-7643 or come in to register at 2100 O Street, Merced. Children must be at least 4 years old. Space is limited! This is a FREE program for children and their caregivers.
- Come to Story Time for Babies for songs, rhymes and good times on Wednesdays at 10:00 am.
- Story Time for Toddlers and Preschoolers happens on Fridays at 10:30 am and 11:15 am.
- Family Lego Time takes place on the first Friday of every month from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm.
Please call the library at (209)385-7643 for more information!
Tutor Adults @ Your library!
Help adults in your community improve reading, writing and numeracy skills by joining the Library's volunteer tutor team in the Read And Succeed-Merced adult literacy program. Call 209-385-7391 to reserve your space at the Volunteer Tutor Orientation on Tuesday, December 2 at the Merced Main Library. The Orientation is prerequisite to the Volunteer Tutor Training held on Saturday, December 6. Both events are free. Volunteer tutors must be at least 18 and have a high school diploma or GED certificate.
New Hours of Service
Please note that the hours of operation at all Merced County Library System locations have changed. Click HERE for the new hours.
New Genealogy Hours
Please note that the hours of our Genealogy department at the Merced County Library have changed; the new hours are Wednesday and Saturday 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
Effective April 14, 2014 the Cressey, George, South Dos Palos and Stevinson branch libraries will be closed to the public indefinitely.
Merced County Library System Plan of Service
The Merced County Library System's new Plan of Service can be viewed here.
Free Wi-Fi at the Merced County Library
Free wireless internet is now available at the following locations in the Merced County Library System:
You can access our free Wi-Fi by connecting your laptop or mobile device to the hotspot called Merced County Library.
You can now browse our ValleyCat catalog, place an item on hold, view your request list, blocks & notifications, checkout list, and even renew items from your mobile device! Click HERE for more information.
The Merced County Library belongs to a network of over 100 San Joaquin Valley Libraries and holds 400,000 items in its collections for patron use.
Online Catalog (ValleyCat) to search all the titles and authors available to adults and young people through the San Joaquin Valley Library System (SJVLS). If you don't have a computer at home, come into the library and browse using our ValleyCat computers. Whether your interest is fiction or nonfiction, our books and materials have you covered. Add to that the more than three million (and increasing) items in the San Joaquin Valley Library System, and you have an unending source of new information available each day.
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