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LIBRARY EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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I’m A Libraria
All Locations
Friday, Jan. 15, 10AM

Need help using our catalog? How about using our databases? Join us the third Friday of each month at 10AM and we'll answer all your questions about using library services!
 
Spanish Club
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 10AM

Is learning Spanish a goal you've had so long it's embarrassing? No judgments here! Join us every Tuesday at 10AM and we can learn together. Get a head start on Rosetta Stone for free with your library card.
 
Virtual Storytime
All Locations
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Bring your little one and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun all live from the library's Facebook page.  
Teen Focus - Virtual
All Locations
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2:30 p.m.
Looking for cool crafts and activities you can do at home? Check out our teen focused videos on Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram.  Sponsored by Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library.
Take the Winter Read
All Locations
Wednesday, Jan. 20

It's time for our all-ages Winter Reading Challenge!
December 1, 2020 - January 21, 2021 

   
Participating is as easy as 1, 2, 3! 

1. Pick up a reading log at your local SSJCPL branch.
2. READ 10 books (Children 0-12) or 3 books (Teens and Adults).
3. Return your reading log to your local SSJCPL branch and pick up your prize.

 - OR -
 
1. READ 10 books (Children 0-12) or 3 books (Teens and Adults).
2. Submit your reading log online: http://www.ssjcpl.org/programs/winReading.html
3. Visit your local SSJCPL branch and pick up your prize.

Submit as many reading logs as you like! Each reading log is an entry into the Gift Basket drawing.

For more information visit your local branch or our Winter Reading webpage (http://www.ssjcpl.org/programs/winReading.html).
Take-Home Craft [Kid
Wednesday, Jan. 20
For Children. Grab a fun pack of Artic-themed paper crafts! Includes make-your-own animals, crosswords, and more.

Available via Curbside Pickup during the month of January. While supplies last. First come, first serve. 
Take-Home Craft [Tee
Wednesday, Jan. 20
For Teens and Adults only. Easily create your own canvas oil painting using a preprinted pattern! Patterns vary; the pattern you receive will be chosen at random. Supplies included: Preprinted textured canvas, paint, and brushes.

Available via Curbside Pickup during the month of January. While supplies last. First come, first serve. 
All About Baby-Virtu
All Locations
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 10:30 a.m.
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiver participation is required. This program is based on "Mother Goose on the Loose" created by Betsy Diamant-Cohen. Check it out on the library's Facebook page! Sponsored by Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library.
Next Chapter Book Cl
All Locations
Thursday, Jan. 21, 10:30 a.m.
Join the Next Chapter Book Club and get the scoop on chapter books perfect for middle graders. Held live on the library's Facebook and Instagram page. Sponsored by Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library.
Virtual Storytime
All Locations
Monday, Jan. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Bring your little one and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun all live from the library's Facebook page.  
Spanish Club
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 10AM

Is learning Spanish a goal you've had so long it's embarrassing? No judgments here! Join us every Tuesday at 10AM and we can learn together. Get a head start on Rosetta Stone for free with your library card.
 
All About Adults - V
All Locations
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2:30 p.m.
Check out our Facebook,Youtube, and Instagram videos for crafts, book recommendations, and more! Sponsored by Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library.
Take the Winter Read
All Locations
Wednesday, Jan. 27

It's time for our all-ages Winter Reading Challenge!
December 1, 2020 - January 21, 2021 

   
Participating is as easy as 1, 2, 3! 

1. Pick up a reading log at your local SSJCPL branch.
2. READ 10 books (Children 0-12) or 3 books (Teens and Adults).
3. Return your reading log to your local SSJCPL branch and pick up your prize.

 - OR -
 
1. READ 10 books (Children 0-12) or 3 books (Teens and Adults).
2. Submit your reading log online: http://www.ssjcpl.org/programs/winReading.html
3. Visit your local SSJCPL branch and pick up your prize.

Submit as many reading logs as you like! Each reading log is an entry into the Gift Basket drawing.

For more information visit your local branch or our Winter Reading webpage (http://www.ssjcpl.org/programs/winReading.html).
Take-Home Craft [Kid
Wednesday, Jan. 27
For Children. Grab a fun pack of Artic-themed paper crafts! Includes make-your-own animals, crosswords, and more.

Available via Curbside Pickup during the month of January. While supplies last. First come, first serve. 
Take-Home Craft [Tee
Wednesday, Jan. 27
For Teens and Adults only. Easily create your own canvas oil painting using a preprinted pattern! Patterns vary; the pattern you receive will be chosen at random. Supplies included: Preprinted textured canvas, paint, and brushes.

Available via Curbside Pickup during the month of January. While supplies last. First come, first serve. 
All About Baby-Virtu
All Locations
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 10:30 a.m.
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiver participation is required. This program is based on "Mother Goose on the Loose" created by Betsy Diamant-Cohen. Check it out on the library's Facebook page! Sponsored by Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library.
Goodreads Virtual Bo
All Locations
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2:30 p.m.
Join the Goodreads Virtual Book Club Live as we discuss a new book every month! Held live on the library's Facebook and Instagram pages.  Sponsored by Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library.
Virtual Book Club
All Locations
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2:30 p.m.
Join the Goodreads Virtual Book Club Live as we discuss Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia! Held live on the library's Facebook page. 
Virtual Storytime
All Locations
Monday, Feb. 1, 10:30 a.m.
Bring your little one and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun all live from the library's Facebook page.  
Horror Movie Club
Monday, Feb. 1, 5PM

Watch horror movies for FREE with your library card on Kanopy and Hoopla, then meet up to discuss them with fellow horror fans on the first Monday of each month at 5PM.

This months's pick: 
2/1: The Love Witch
 
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