June/July Programs at the Los Banos branch of the Merced County Library 

June 29 (Wed): 4th of July Craft Available All Day 

June 30 (Thurs.): Tiny Tales & Craft 10:30 a.m. 

July 1 (Fri.): Bilingual StoryTime & Crafts 10:30 a.m. Family Movie Time 3-5:00p.m.

July 2 (Sat): Library Closed for 4th of July 

July 6 (Wed.): Hot Air Balloon Craft Available All Day 

Hours and Telephone Numbers of Westside libraries: 

LOS BANOS branch of the Merced County Library, 1312 S. 7th St.: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.. Closed Sunday and Monday.  Telephone: (209) 826-5254 

DOS PALOS branch of the Merced County Library, 2002 Almond St.: Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Telephone: (209) 392-2155 

SANTA NELLA branch of the Merced County Library, 29188 W. Centinella Ave. are Tuesday, 1 – 6 p.m. and Thursday, 1 – 6 p.m. Closed Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. (209) 826-6059 

FIREBAUGH branch of the Fresno County Library is currently closed due to construction near the library. Please use the Mendota branch for the time being. Mendota branch telephone number: (559) 600-9291 

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